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Content is key in order for merchants to improve both search engine optimization (SEO) and the shopping experience.
Goodreads will be joining the Amazon family. Amazon reached an agreement with Goodreads this week, the leading site for book recommendations that help people find and share books.
Best Buy Founder Richard Schulze returns to the company as Chairman Emeritus, Best Buy announced this week. This return comes in support of the company’s Renew Blue Transformation efforts, according to Best Buy.
It’s clear that the opportunity is there for third-party retailers, but there is a difference between listing your products on Amazon and being successful on Amazon. Oftentimes the difference for retailers lies in their ability to meet Amazon’s customer service expectations and increase their product visibility.
The launch of AmazonSupply last April was touted by some industry experts as a win for B2B brands eager to claim their share of the online marketplace.
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.
International leader in ecommerce order fulfillment Webgistix announced this week the unveiling of SmartShip for ecommerce retailers. SmartShip will help make strategic approaches to inventory placement by leveraging Webgistix’s nationwide network of fulfillment centers to offer consumers faster and more economical shipping, according to a press release.
Amazon now offers true social Q&A on most of their product pages. Amazon is not the first to introduce this, like they were with customer reviews. But this is why they have leapfrogged the competition with a beautiful execution of the concept.
When looking at some of the more successful fourth quarter performances inside marketplaces such as such as eBay and Amazon, it appears one of the sure fire ways to boost sales is through mobile. As an example, by attracting more customers using mobile gift guides and mobile-only deals, eBay was able to double its mobile sales in 2012. Maybe it’s time your ecommerce company started getting serious about mcommerce.
Is a merger between OfficeMax and Office Depot just a few days away? Although the office supply giants are keeping a tight lip, there have been several published reports within print and online media pointing all signs to yes.
by George Chang
Posted 4 days ago
Posted 4 days ago