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NewsDec 09, 2014 12:12 PM By Mike O'Brien
Amazon is once again pushing the ecommerce envelope, testing out the use of bicycle couriers in New York as part of a service called Amazon Prime Now, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
The service will provide delivery of some items purchased on Amazon.com in an hour or two, the Journal said it had been told by an unnamed source.
NewsDec 09, 2014 10:28 AM By Daniela Forte
Amazon unveils new ‘Make an Offer” experience for sellers and customers. See what this means for the marketplace.
NewsDec 04, 2014 12:15 PM By MCM Staff
Omnichannel retailers on the Shopatron platform enjoyed 40% gross merchandise value growth spanning eight days, and spikes over the holiday weekend leading to remarkable year-over-year growth of over 93%.
NewsDec 04, 2014 12:00 PM By MCM Staff
Over Cyber Weekend. ChannelAdvisor customers grew their same store sales 23.8 percent on Amazon, 20.6 percent on eBay and 54.4 percent on third-party marketplaces.
NewsDec 04, 2014 11:23 AM By MCM Staff
Hammacher Schlemmer has created the first augmented reality catalog, an exclusive and revolutionary new way to experience America’s longest running catalog. Here’s how the catalog benefits both Hammacher Schlemmer and its customers.
NewsDec 04, 2014 10:51 AM By Tim Parry
The Alliance for Main Street Fairness launched a television advertising campaign against Alibaba this week to educate lawmakers on what it calls an imminent threat to U.S. retailers. But are AMSF’s claim against Alibaba true?
NewsDec 03, 2014 12:12 PM By MCM Staff
Mobile commerce has arrived, and proved to be a game-changer over Cyber Weekend. From Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark showed that overall online sales increased 12.6%, with mobile sales up 27.2% compared to the same period in 2013.
NewsDec 03, 2014 9:31 AM By MCM Staff
In the two days before Thanksgiving, MarketLive merchants grew revenue an average of 20%, as compared to an industry average of 11% growth in pre holiday spending reported by ComScore.
NewsDec 03, 2014 6:56 AM By MCM Staff
On Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, Amazon revealed its newest generation fulfillment center using robotics, vision systems and high-end technology to speed up order delivery times for customers. Take a look at the Kiva Robots in action.
NewsDec 02, 2014 9:26 PM By MCM Staff
Walmart announced that Cyber Monday 2014 was the biggest online day in its history for orders. Walmart saw a higher traffic surge than previous years in the evening as it offered the Cyber Monday Evening Edition with great deals at a time convenient for working Americans and millennials.