For online retailers, the holiday selling season is critical to their financial strength and even survival. That’s why it’s imperative to keep your IT operations up and running and to recognize and repel cyber-attackers. While it’s probably too late to take major actions this holiday season, retailers can still take some steps to minimize such disruptions.
To successfully integrate mobile strategies into your holiday plan of attack, you must first understand how your customers shop and then strive to make that process quicker, easier, and more efficient. And while retailers have been prepping for months for the upcoming shopping season, there are still steps that can be taken now to ensure success on Black Friday and beyond.
A Google study reveals that the internet is the top resource for many shoppers this holiday season. Smartphones will be the device of choice, online marketing will influence holiday shopping, and cross-screen shopping will be a big deal.
When rolling out a new or refreshed ecommerce platform, it’s important to receive the “All Ok!” from Quality Assurance testers.
Does data have to be big? Or is there a different way of using ecommmerce data to get better marketing results? Here’s why real-time data can be used to email segments your audience based on their previous behavior.
While 64% of merchants see significant increases in cyber attack activity, only 23% of attacks can be detected quickly and remediated, and nearly 70% of merchants do not take additional precautions in anticipation of increased attacks.
Stylewhile has partnered with Saks Fifth Avenue on the launch of a virtual fitting room iPad App that will allow users to fit clothing to their specific body type before purchase.
Target recently announced the introduction of a subscription billing service for providing baby supplies to new moms and dads. Here’s why the recurring subscription model may be the next big thing in omnichannel.
The add-to-cart button is probably the most important thing on a shopping site – so how do you get shoppers to drop products into their cart? Volusion took a look at the add-to-cart buttons of the top 50 ecommerce sites (i.e. Walmart, Zappos, eBay, Amazon) to see how they’ve designed their buttons to entice shoppers to do just that. So what color, wording and design work best?
Amazon has released a new service that streamlines how customers transact with online merchants. Login and Pay with Amazon allows participating merchants to empower customers to go from check out using their existing Amazon account information.