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Must ReadsFeb 03, 2014 2:23 PM By Stephen Bulger
It’s no secret that online shoppers are looking for low-priced items, free shipping or free returns. As a result, merchants are looking for ways to keep costs low while fulfilling orders in ways that don’t break the bank. To help solve the dilemma, here are five simple ways to cut fulfillment costs that don’t involve big hardware or software investments.
Must ReadsFeb 03, 2014 12:16 PM By Erin Lynch
Amazon announced late last week during its fourth quarter conference call to investors that it was planning on raising its Amazon Prime annual subscription of $79 to potentially $99 or even $119. Even though the increase may seem steep, many experts are saying the move will not hurt business.
Must ReadsFeb 03, 2014 8:23 AM By Tim Parry
Okay, I’m an 80s kid, and it’s safe to say I’m also stuck in the 80s. So naturally, I loved RadioShack’s Super Bowl commercial… Totally gnarly! Check it out here, and tell us what you thought about this and other Super Bowl commercials.
Must ReadsJan 31, 2014 8:10 AM By Tim Callan
Out of the more than 160,000 searches for Denver Broncos or Seattle Seahawks-branded gear conducted on various ecommerce sites powered by SLI during the week following the NFC and AFC Championship games, Seattle led search activity by the slim margin of 2.6%.
Must ReadsJan 30, 2014 3:55 PM By Daniela Forte
Eco-friendly jewelry retailer Alex and Ani saw an increase in ROI by 80% for Facebook ads when it joined forces with eBay Enterprises and advanced technology platform Kenshoo Social.
Must ReadsJan 30, 2014 3:33 PM By MCM Staff
In response to the recent spate of data security breaches on retailers and others, the DMA issued a call to action to all data-driven marketers to recommit to DMA’s long-standing commitment to ensure the security of consumer data.
Must ReadsJan 30, 2014 3:33 PM By Erin Lynch
When marketers hear the word “personalization” too many still think it means putting a first name on an email. While that old school tactic still works, there is so much more marketers can do to create engaging campaigns that reach a customer on a personal level.
Must ReadsJan 30, 2014 2:01 PM By Kevin Sghia
If Holiday 2013 demonstrated anything to ecommerce merchants, it was that we need better ways to meet customer expectations and deliver products. So what did we as an industry learn during this challenging holiday season? Here are key observations by ecommerce and catalog operations experts.
Must ReadsJan 30, 2014 1:52 PM By Tim Parry
In its Jan. 30 earnings call, UPS COO David Abney shared four key areas that UPS must address before holiday 2014.
Must ReadsJan 30, 2014 12:40 PM By Erin Lynch
With millions of Americans logging on to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter multiple times a day, it has not only become one of the most popular ways to keep tabs on friends, but also a place to gripe about negative experiences with brands. However, retailers can turn those moans and complaints into rave reviews by using these simple tips.