TechnologyJan 14, 2013 10:10 AM By Dr. Melody King
Your site visitors like to see what other shoppers are saying about your products, since they’re theoretically honest opinions coming from outside the business. User-generated videos are usually informative and often funny, which can compel viewers to stay tuned longer. To leverage this approach, you need to encourage customers to submit their own videos to your YouTube channel and your website, and you need to manage this content effectively.
TechnologyJan 06, 2013 3:48 PM By MCM staff
RTP-based Triangle Angel Partners (TAP) was the newest funding group to join existing investors, including Idea Fund Partners and Bruce Boehm, formerly of US Venture Partners, in Windsor Circle’s Series A funding round, which includes $685,000 of funds recently raised, plus the conversion of a Convertible Note of $405,000.
TechnologyJan 03, 2013 10:19 PM By Fred Lizza
During the last year, we
TechnologyDec 28, 2012 10:56 PM By Dan Darnell
Looking back at 2012, a handful of trends have dominated headlines in the ecommerce and retail space. These include the so-called omnichannel experience for consumers across all touchpoints, heightened privacy concerns and the use of big data to increase customer engagement and drive sales. While progress has been made in all three areas, none of them will come to fruition by the end of 2013.
TechnologyDec 28, 2012 2:07 AM By Michael Chuma
Building a multichannel ecosystem without upsetting existing channel relationships is a real challenge that requires balancing the concerns of referral and resale partners with the needs of end-customers. Aside from channel conflict, internal resistance can also make the transition difficult.
TechnologyDec 18, 2012 11:18 PM By Erin Lynch
While various shipping options such as same-day delivery and in-store pickup are becoming common place for many retailers, the concepts are beginning to change the way consumers shop. Here are a few tips from Shop.org on how to master your fulfillment options to best meet your customers needs.
TechnologyDec 17, 2012 11:29 PM By Eric Bosco
This holiday season and continued into 2013 could be the year to execute sophisticated target campaigns. But what if you are a family-driven brand worried about protecting your image? Here are four tips that you can take in order to protect your online reputation while reaping the rewards of automation.
TechnologyDec 14, 2012 7:01 PM By MCM staff
Innotrac Corporation announced the results of its latest SmartHub eCommerce benchmark analysis, which was based on a sampling of orders placed in August of this year. The report evaluated over 100 merchants across 56 data points, tracking the entire eCommerce experience from ordering, to shipping, packaging, customer service, and returns.
TechnologyDec 11, 2012 11:23 PM By Erin Lynch
Intermec, a provider of data capture and information management solutions, announced that an agreement is in the works in which technology and manufacturing firm Honeywell International will acquire Intermec for $600 million. The deal is expected to go through by the end of the second quarter 2013.
TechnologyDec 11, 2012 7:31 PM By Liz Elting
In order to keep customer retention, retailers need to focus on customer satisfaction. As retailers become more global, it