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EcommerceJul 29, 2013 1:28 PM By Daniela Forte
Hudson’s Bay Company announced on July 29 the acquisition of Saks, valued at $2.9 billion or $16 a share, according to a press release from Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Hudson’s Bay Company also owns Lord & Taylor and Home Outfitters.
EcommerceJul 27, 2013 9:39 PM By Ralph Dangelmeier
Predictions for the uptake of mobile payments by American consumers have been falling like the stock market in 2008, while global payments are zooming upward.
EcommerceJul 22, 2013 10:56 AM By Erin Lynch
Selling internationally for U.S. based retailers can be tough especially since international shoppers tend to abandon their shopping carts at higher rates compared to their American counterparts. In fact, according to this snapshot of the international shopper, 37% avoid buying online because of the shipping costs alone. But don’t let that discourage you from selling and shipping globally, here are a few steps you can take to snag that sale.
EcommerceJul 17, 2013 12:41 PM By Craig Vodnik
B2B software companies must ensure a convenient sales process that reflects their customers’ shopping preferences. Businesses must plan for conflict between different sales channels and customers’ expectations of the shopping experience.
EcommerceJul 09, 2013 11:38 AM By Daniela Forte
Merchants are going beyond the domestic borders and thinking globally when it comes to selling their products. Here’s what Craig Reed, vice president of global commerce for Pitney Bowes, said in an interview at IRCE 2013 about selling internationally.
EcommerceJun 25, 2013 10:10 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff
The HoneyBaked Ham Company announced that after it’s 55-year history selling in the United States it will now expand to Japan with a storefront, an ecommerce site, sampling and a full marketing campaign specific to the region.
EcommerceJun 12, 2013 11:22 AM By Tabitha Stang
How can ecommerce businesses fight the dynamic nature of fraud and reduce losses associated with fraudulent purchases? While certainly not exhaustive, here are four important things to watch for in your ecommerce fraud prevention.
EcommerceJun 12, 2013 10:34 AM By Daniela Forte
Integrating in-store, online and mobile shopping channels is the best thing retailers can do in order to improve the shopping experience according to half of the respondents of the recent Seamless Retail Study by Exolevel. The study found that 89% of consumers said it was important for retailers to let them shop for products in the way that is convenient for them, no matter which sales channel they choose.
EcommerceJun 12, 2013 7:08 AM By Gian Genovesi
There are 7 key aspects to any accessibility initiative which an organization should abide by in order to develop a user, screen reader and web-crawler friendly site.
EcommerceJun 11, 2013 5:21 PM By Daniela Forte
I went to the IRCE in the beautiful city of Chicago last week and was immediately in awe by the size of the exhibit hall, the sessions I attended and the wealth of information I was given by the people I met during my time at the conference. I have never been to a conference of this magnitude before and wasn’t sure what to expect. I can clearly say the show exceeded my expectations.