Technology ARCHIVE

Data Security, Omnichannel Initiatives Top Retail CIOs’ Priority Lists  Feb 19, 2015 9:35 AM By Tim Parry

According to an NRF/Forrester survey, managing data security is the most urgent focus area for retail CIOs, with 97% of surveyed business leaders placing it at the top of their 2015 priority lists. Is an Ecommerce David Taking on Amazon’s Goliath  Jan 30, 2015 1:37 PM By Mike O'Brien, a disruptive startup based in Montclair, NJ, is going after Amazon by taking a new approach that allows sellers to undercut the ecommerce giant on price by using a system that finds and exploits cost efficiencies in the ecommerce fulfillment process.

Chinese Laundry Sees Increase in Mobile Commerce Sales  Jan 21, 2015 10:51 AM By Daniela Forte

Chinese Laundry saw extensive growth to its ecommerce and mcommerce channels. See what the brand did to achieve success across the sales channels.

3 Steps to Stop Payment Fraud  Jan 10, 2015 8:51 PM By Ronen Morecki

Why, after 30 years of B2C ecommerce activity, is payment fraud still so prevalent? And more importantly, what can be done to stop it?

How Web Personalization Drives Purchases and Post-Purchases  Jan 10, 2015 4:29 PM By Andy Zimmerman

Online retailers are in urgent need of strategies to help reduce website churn and convert visitors to buyers. Here’s how personalizing the experience can help.

Mobile Will Represent More Than Half of Transactions in 2015  Jan 06, 2015 5:55 PM By Tim Parry

Additionally, as retailers make the looming switch to EMV payments systems, those systems also accept mobile capabilities such as Apple Pay, which will also contribute to increased mobile payments. Click for more 2015 cybercrime predictions from ThreatMetrix.

Is Amazon Using Product Listing Ads?  Nov 19, 2014 11:59 AM By Jim Leichenko

Does Amazon’s recent Product Listing Ad activity in the French market mark the start of a new policy at the online retail giant, and will Amazon begin sponsoring PLAs in the U.S. and other markets? Only time will tell, but it’s something all merchants need to be aware of.

3 Steps to Protect Your Business’ Online Back Door  Nov 16, 2014 7:39 PM By Scott Walters

Though it’s easy to forget about the back door, it’s imperative that ecommerce retailers protect the administrative sections of their web content platforms. Fortunately, there are three steps retailers can take now – in advance of Black Friday – to protect their administrative pages.

Apple Watch Could Change Brand Marketers’ Timing  Oct 24, 2014 10:18 AM By Bart Heilbron

If the Watch does catch on, and creates a monopoly of the market as some have predicted, brands across the globe will need to step up to the challenge of the newest marketing channel – the wrist.

Online Retailers Often Disconnected from Consumer Desires  Oct 21, 2014 12:13 PM By Mike O'Brien

Online retailers are giving consumers delivery options they don’t want, while not offering the ones they do, according to a new survey.

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