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On average, about 97% of the visitors to a retailer’s website leave without making a purchase.
Smartphones and tablets are the ultimate business tools, the coolest technologies and the biggest distractions any of us have ever seen.
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.
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
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, 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.
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
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.
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 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.