Ecommerce ARCHIVE

The 12 Trends of the Christmas… Holiday Shopping 2013  Nov 14, 2013 5:26 PM By Tim Parry

The Holiday 2013 shopping season has started early: Here are the 12 trends of Christmas shopping you need to watch.

Turnaround Specialist Smith Replaces Office Depot’s Co-CEOs  Nov 13, 2013 1:42 PM By Tim Parry

Turnaround specialist Roland Smith was named chairman and CEO of Office Depot Inc. on Nov. 12, effective immediately, and replaces Office Depot’s Neil Austrian and OfficeMax’s Ravi Saligram, who were named co-CEOs of the merged company just last week.

Merchants Miss Opportunities to Use Site Search  Nov 12, 2013 1:11 PM By Daniela Forte

Six out of 10 merchants don’t use the site search in order to enhance their marketing programs, according to this infographic from SLI Systems.

Most Merchants Aren’t Optimizing Site Search to Improve ROI  Nov 12, 2013 8:00 AM By MCM Staff

Global ecommerce merchants are missing significant opportunities to improve the effectiveness, reach and return of their marketing and sales programs, according to a new survey of 160 global retail organizations conducted by SLI Systems

The Home Depot Receives Backlash for Racist Tweet  Nov 08, 2013 12:41 PM By Daniela Forte

The Home Depot received backlash when it released what many are considering to be a racist tweet sent out by the company on Twitter which showed two African American drummers flanking a man wearing a gorilla mask.

Hudson’s Bay Completes Saks Acquistion  Nov 06, 2013 1:01 PM By Daniela Forte

Hudson’s Bay Company announced the completion of its acquisition of Saks Inc. Hudson’s Bay Company acquired Saks Inc. at a value of $2.9 billion.

How to Make Your Ecommerce Site SEO-friendly for an International Audience  Nov 02, 2013 9:49 PM By Christian Arno

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.

Forrester Study Shows B2B Ecommerce and Mobile a Must  Oct 31, 2013 10:41 AM By Tim Parry

A profound shift in customer behavior from offline to online channels is fundamentally changing the way in which B2B merchants interact with, sell products and services to, and build loyalty with their B2B customers, according to a Forrester study commissioned by ecommerce solutions provider hybris. The study says that new online driven and omnichannel-centric paradigm […]

Sears May Spin Lands’ End Off  Oct 29, 2013 7:20 AM By Tim Parry

The company said that separating Lands’ End and Sears Auto Center would allow them to pursue their own strategic opportunities, optimize their capital structures, attract talent, and allocate capital in a more focused manner while bringing the business unit structure to life outside of the Sears Holdings portfolio.

Marketplaces Are Thinking Globally and Locally  Oct 23, 2013 3:29 PM By Tim Parry

Once upon a time, merchants saw ecommerce marketplaces as a place to clear out overstock items. But the growing global economy and partnerships with brick and mortar retailers are making the marketplaces an attractive outlet for third-party merchants to sell their goods.In this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant, you will learn: Why partnering with marketplaces […]






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