TechnologyDec 20, 2013 12:02 PM By Len Shneyeder
As consumers tap and swipe at the portable screens that command so much of their attention, they leave data fingerprints that reveal their wants and needs. Action analytics helps marketers read these data trails to better understand their customers and, ultimately, give them the best possible mobile experience.
TechnologyDec 11, 2013 10:55 AM By Ed Braswell
As we wrap up another year, merchants are now looking into what they can expect for 2014 in the ecommerce world. This article will look back at what was hot in 2013, and what merchants should focus on moving into 2014, including creating targeted, personalized and seamless shopping experience for consumers.
TechnologyDec 10, 2013 2:39 PM By Jonathan Levitt
What will retail look like in 2014? Contributing writer Jonathan Levitt sees two major emerging trends occurring in the New Year: the rise of the ubiquitous shopper and wide-scale retail automation.
TechnologyDec 04, 2013 1:00 PM By Christophe Marcant
As merchants continue to focus on improving customer loyalty moving into 2014, many are adopting Master Data Management technology in order to create a more rich and satisfying shopping experience across all channels. However, in order to achieve this and capitalize on peak buying seasons, retailers must gain greater control over product information and other master data in order to achieve omnichannel success.
TechnologyDec 04, 2013 11:25 AM By Eric Feinberg and JJ Cramer
The terms omnichannel and multichannel are more often than not used all too frequently and often interchangeably in the ecommerce world. However, have two completely different meanings. Here is a breakdown of what they mean and how you can use both, separately, to execute them flawlessly in order to create the best ecommerce brand.
TechnologyNov 18, 2013 5:37 PM By Tim Parry
Social commerce is much more than a Facebook store or attributing a sale to an inbound channel like Twitter, Google+, or Pinterest. According to this infographic from Monetate, you should consider social login and social sharing to increase conversion, engagement and other metrics.
TechnologyNov 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.
TechnologyNov 06, 2013 11:38 AM By Matthew David
To successfully integrate mobile strategies into your holiday plan of attack, you must first understand how your customers shop and then strive to make that process quicker, easier, and more efficient. And while retailers have been prepping for months for the upcoming shopping season, there are still steps that can be taken now to ensure success on Black Friday and beyond.
TechnologyNov 05, 2013 6:11 PM By Brian Rogers
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are quickly approaching and how you handle your website this season could make or break your holiday sales. Here are eight tips that will help you make smart marketing decisions such as real-time web personalization that will help create a better online experience for your customers through this joyful yet stressful time of year.
TechnologyOct 28, 2013 3:28 PM By Alex Clifford
Does data have to be big? Or is there a different way of using ecommmerce data to get better marketing results? Here’s why real-time data can be used to email segments your audience based on their previous behavior.