Must Reads ARCHIVE

The Beauty of Browse Data  Sep 16, 2014 11:55 AM By Ross Kramer

On average, about 97% of the visitors to a retailer’s website leave without making a purchase.

3 Strategies to Convert More Mobile Traffic  Sep 16, 2014 11:21 AM By Steve Wellen

Smartphones and tablets are the ultimate business tools, the coolest technologies and the biggest distractions any of us have ever seen.

UPS Plans to Hire 90,000-95,000 Seasonal Workers  Sep 16, 2014 11:10 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS is calling for 90,000 to to 95,000 temporary workers to handle the holiday season’s shipping crunch, a significant increase over 2013.

5 Ways Retailers can Add Value to their Customers  Sep 16, 2014 11:00 AM By George Chang

Since the beginning of the global recession, retailers have increasingly relied on discounting to drive sales and encourage money-conscious shoppers to browse and make purchases in-store and online

Same-day Delivery Rollouts Speed Up  Sep 16, 2014 8:43 AM By Tim Parry

The same-day delivery sweepstakes certainly seems to be heating up as the summer nears the end. Just this past week, Foot Locker, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s all announced plans this week to test or roll out same-day delivery.

Adyen Enables Alipay Mobile Payments for Evernote  Sep 15, 2014 3:52 PM By Daniela Forte

Adyen, a global payment solutions provider, announced it is partnering with Evernote to launch Alipay’s new mobile optimized checkout for Evernote’s user base in China, according to a press release.

Foot Locker Testing Same-Day Delivery in California  Sep 11, 2014 9:24 PM By Mike O'Brien

In a first in the athletic footwear and apparel space, Foot Locker has started a trial of same-day/next-day delivery at five stores in California, with plans to roll it out at its 1,300 locations across the U.S. and Canada

Why Millennials Aren’t Loyal to Your Retail Brand  Sep 11, 2014 1:53 PM By Jonathan Levitt

Some Fortune 500 companies are waking up to discover that millennials no longer care for their products. And unfortunately, some companies have also misdiagnosed why they are alienating this demographic.

3 Things Wholesale Companies Should Know Before Going Retail  Sep 11, 2014 11:47 AM By Robert Glazer

Making the switch from wholesale to retail doesn’t have to be a difficult transition. But it is one that must be approached with consideration, preparation, and care.

Ikea Group Resumes International Online Rollout after Yearlong Standstill  Sep 11, 2014 11:33 AM By Daniela Forte

Ikea Group has plans to extend its ecommerce to all of its international markets in the next few years. This online rollout resumes after a year-long standstill, according to Bloomberg.






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