Online retailers are always on the lookout for ways to drive additional revenue, accept during the holiday time, when merchants are generally focused on securing sales. But the smartest retailers are also concentrating on website performance and how to use the holiday shopping season to derive data. Here are 5 things you can do, right now, that will help increase conversion rates throughout 2014.
Whether you are making enhancements to or rolling out a new or refreshed ecommerce site, it’s important to test that links work, buttons lead where they promise, and the coding does what it’s supposed to do.But even after an ecommerce site passes the QA tests, customers can still get frustrated with the user experience.In this […]
Actually, shopping carts for the National Retail Federation’s Favorite 50 of 2013 fared pretty well, according to Cyber Monday shopping study conducted by UserTesting.com. Here’s the grades its 100 testers gave these 50 ecommerce sites.
If showrooming was a holiday trend to watch in 2012, then webrooming – wherein consumers do their research online and then head to the store to actually make a purchase – is the one to watch this holiday season. Here’s how consumers responded to a pre-Cyber Weekend Harris Poll on the two retail trends.
This holiday season, businesses must focus extensively on application performance and usability, in order to get users to increase transactions. Compuware has compiled the following five suggestions for improving performance and boosting sales.
While many merchants optimized their ecommerce sites for growing Cyber Weekend demand, Compuware APM questions whether they have been prepared for the mobile commerce onslaught.
Jay Henderson, Strategy Director for IBM Smarter Commerce, talks with Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry about ecommerce’s role in Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday 2013 shopping.
With Adobe projecting Cyber Monday sales to pass the $2 billion dollar mark, this is the busiest and potentially most profitable day of the year for ecommerce merchants. Here are 5 last-minute tips to ensure your ecommerce site is ready.
IT firm Compuware said it say a very large spike in Thanksgiving Day mobile commerce traffic. However, retail websites performed slightly slower this year.
Ecommerce is a global phenomenon and allows you to reach out to new markets irrespective of language and geographical barriers. If you want to capitalize on international sales, it’s important to optimize your site for international audiences and localized search results.