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Must ReadsMar 15, 2015 10:26 AM By Tim Parry
My Pi Day inbox made Managing Editor Tim Parry sigh, and it made him cry. Tim only received three Pi Day offers from retailers on March 14, 2015 (the biggest Pi Day celebration of the century). Make that 3.14159265359 emails if you throw in the one he got from Uno Pizzeria & Grill. Here’s who talked nerdy to Tim.
Must ReadsMar 14, 2015 7:05 PM By Chris Thornham
Instead of constantly changing prices, you need to focus on cutting unnecessary costs that can drive your price up. Make sure there’s a strategy behind your pricing. Here are three tactics you can use.
Must ReadsMar 14, 2015 6:43 PM By Prat Moghe
Retailers have been sharply criticized for being behind the curve when it comes to consumers’ rapidly changing expectations in the age of smartphones and tablets. But did you know that two in three retailers are already leveraging or plan to leverage the cloud for big data analytics?
Must ReadsMar 14, 2015 6:27 PM By Lori Mitchell-Keller
ULTA Beauty’s latest clienteling app is great for busy consumers that regularly buy cosmetics but don’t have time to go to a store. ULTA Beauty recognizes this by offering auto fulfillment of common items, like foundation or mascara. But they also use historical buying data to suggest other items the buyer might like based on their personal preferences.
Must ReadsMar 12, 2015 2:48 PM By Tim Parry
Global ecommerce is charging forward, with online revenues growing in every market in virtually every market around the world. Zia Daniell Widger, Vice President & Research Director for Forrester Research, will deliver The 3 Trends Changing the Face of Global Ecommerce as a keynote at this year’s Growing Global conference.
Must ReadsMar 11, 2015 1:53 PM By MCM Staff
The long-awaited Apple Watch was unveiled on Monday, and Apple hopes wearers of the luxury time-piece will use it, among other things, as a mobile wallet. See what impact Apple Watch will have on mobile payments.
Must ReadsMar 05, 2015 2:10 PM By Tim Parry
A “ship to Cuba” button was seen on Amazon’s website by Reuters correspondents in Havana. But is Amazon getting ready to sell in Cuba, and is the Cuban economy ready for cross-border shopping? Here’s why Cuba may be more of an exporter if and when U.S. sanction amendments are voted on.
Must ReadsMar 05, 2015 12:17 PM By MCM Staff
If you give us 5 minutes of your time, we’ll give you a chance to win 1 of 5 $100 American Express gift cards! MCM Outlook reports give a comprehensive snapshot of industry trends in all areas of omnichannel ecommerce, operations, fulfillment, B2B, catalogs, marketing, and global commerce.
Must ReadsMar 05, 2015 10:35 AM By Daniela Forte and Mike O'Brien
China announced it will allow full foreign ownership of ecommerce firms in Shanghai’s free trade zone. See how regulatory changes have made it easier for retailers and brands to enter the Chinese market.
Must ReadsMar 02, 2015 5:41 PM By Murtaza “Zeke” Hamdani
Even when upselling succeeds, it can result in buyer’s remorse if the customer later realizes the upsold item was not really wanted — that breeds resent, which erodes loyalty. Following these tips will optimize chances of converting customers, and making sure they feel good about it.
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