Executive ARCHIVE

Why Ecommerce Platforms are Buying Order Management Firms  Jun 18, 2013 9:39 AM By Tim Parry

Rakuten and NetSuite were able beef up their order management and order fulfillment systems. For Webgistix and OrderMotion, partnerships with these ecommerce platform giants means more customers down the road.

Live Chat and Order Updates a Major Focus for Retailers  Jun 17, 2013 3:39 PM By Erin Lynch

When it comes to revamping their ecommerce sites in 2013, retailers are focusing on keeping the consumer in the loop from the moment an order is placed right until the packaged is delivered to the doorstep.

More Merchants Making Ecommerce Video a Must  Jun 17, 2013 1:15 PM By Tim Parry

Nearly 40% (39.8%) of merchants say they plan to add product videos to their ecommerce sites in 2013, according to findings from Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2013 report on ecommerce. Click through for more findings, and to download the complimentary report.

4 Steps to Prevent Double Refunds  Jun 17, 2013 11:14 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

Online merchants often pay a steep price when it comes to chargebacks, which occur when a consumer disputes a charge made on their debit or credit card. Recipients of chargebacks often lose the sale, associated product, valuable time and the fees from card issuers. But those are not the only losses for merchants, as “double […]

Peterson Partners Acquires Angoss Software for $8.4 Million  Jun 12, 2013 10:31 AM By Erin Lynch

The Peterson Partners acquisition of Angoss Software Corporation for $8.4 million is now official. Angoss delivers predictive analytics to businesses to help them discover valuable insight and intelligence from their data, uncovering opportunities to reduce risk and increase sales and profitability.

Listrak’s Ross Kramer at IRCE 2013  Jun 11, 2013 6:14 PM By Tim Parry

Ross Kramer, CEO of Listrak, sits down with Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry, at IRCE 2013 and talks about how his clients are feeling as they get ready for Holiday 2013.

Training for the New Contact Center  Jun 11, 2013 3:27 PM By Erin Lynch

Gone are the days when the contact center meant having a customer call a 1-800 number or send an email if they have a product question or concern. Nowadays, the shape of the contact center is one that meets the needs of the 24-7 consumer and in order to do that successfully it all comes down to training.

Learning to Let Go When Outsourcing  Jun 11, 2013 10:33 AM By Curt Barry

More and more companies are looking into using Third Party Fulfillment (3PF) as an option to avoid increases in staff, warehouse size, and technology investments. But for some considering outsourcing, the basic hang-up is giving up control of contact center and fulfillment operations.

Nathan Focht and Blake Ellis on Marketplace Fairness Act  Jun 11, 2013 8:24 AM By Tim Parry

How would the Marketplace Fairness Act affect small- to medium-size ecommerce merchants? In this video taken June 4, 2013 at IRCE 2013, CommerceV3 founding partners say it will be a burden to those merchants.

What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means for You  Jun 11, 2013 8:11 AM By Guy Mucklow

For merchants, that fact that MFA would reportedly help state governments collect $11 billion in lost tax revenue is irrelevant; the bigger issue is that the law makes shopping online more expensive for consumers and complex for retailers.






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