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Even with the rise of IP-based messaging apps such as iMessage, WhatsApp and Just.me, SMS remains ubiquitous largely because of its interoperability. It doesn’t suffer from the device and operating system fragmentation that beset the messaging apps. So, even though the IP-based apps are expected to catch up with their older cousin this year, SMS […]
Move over fast or free shipping, an international survey by Rakuten has found that when it comes to the shopping experience of consumers worldwide, the price of an item and the consumers trust in the merchant are the two most important deciding factors when making a purchase online.
Ecommerce retailers need to break out of the conventional payment options, such as traditional credit cards, if they want to see a boost in online sales especially in the international market.
Instead of fearing the omnichannel consumer, retailers should embrace them to deliver the type of shopping experience they want. Here’s why ignoring or fearing omnichannel shoppers will only result in lost sales.
While some ecommerce companies are still trying to perfect the U.S. market, new research has shown that jumping into international waters might be more lucrative.In this executive summary, you will learn: How to determine your international audience. Why marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon can help steer you in the right direction. Which alternative payment […]
As more shoppers are making their purchases globally and consumers are demanding faster shipping times, the threat of fraud for both consumers and retailers is growing rapidly. In this Executive Summary from Multichannel Merchant, you will learn: Which technologies merchants use to reduce the risk of fraud. Best practices for combating fraudulent activity. Strategies for […]
Have a question about using Fulfillment By Amazon? During eTail West 2013, Tom Taylor, VP of Fulfillment By Amazon and Amazon Webstore, took time to talk with Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry. In this video, Taylor answers such questions as how Amazon determines what distribution center or centers are ideal for you, and how to get started with International shipping.
Although a number of factors come into play when a customer makes a decision to buy online, none other is more important than trust. Here are five tips to help avoid those common mistakes and develop a website that is secure and trusted.
Industry experts predict price cutting, store closings and possible re-branding will be part of a merged Office Max and Office Depot as they go after some of their biggest competitors in the office supply industry.
Following a slow fourth-quarter, Jerry Storch has decided to step down as CEO at Toys R Us. Meanwhile, Chris Vickers has been named president and CEO at Vermont Country Store, Victor Luis will eventually replace Lew Frankfort as Coach’s CEO, and Ulta Beauty president and CEO Chuck Rubin has been named CEO at Michaels Stores.
by George Chang
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