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Focus on the Ecommerce User Experience  Sep 09, 2014 6:32 AM By Ian Goldman

In essence, a positive user experience in the era of tablets and smartphones requires the same core components that have always factored into the formula for customer satisfaction. Here are three steps to perfecting the ecommerce user experience.

Social Media Gets Visual for Merchants  Sep 08, 2014 1:51 PM By Daniela Forte

Reaching the shopper today is not just about engagement through conversation, but it is about how a consumer is visually stimulated when engaging with a brand on social media that could eventually lead them down the path to purchase.

Social Media is About Discovery, Personalization and ROI  Sep 08, 2014 11:11 AM By Daniela Forte

Social media has become more than just a channel today. Retailers are finding innovative ways to leverage their brands using social media platforms. With customers married to their mobile devices, it is imperative that retailers step up their social media game and engage in dialogue.

Wearables are About to Change Retail Customer Service  Sep 08, 2014 6:44 AM By Sven Montanus

Although wearables have yet to fully thrive within the market, it’s undebatable that they are changing the way we interact with technology. Therefore, the question becomes, what opportunity does this present for retailers?

5 Ways Hashtags Build Marketing Muscle  Sep 08, 2014 6:22 AM By Paul Bingham

Retail brands that integrate hashtags into the marketing mix see major benefits. Those that continue to ignore the increasing power and reach of social media are in danger of losing customers to those that do. Here’s 5 ways to leverage hashtags and work social channels to your advantage.

UPS Outlines Plans to Increase Holiday Capacity  Sep 05, 2014 7:28 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS this week detailed plans for ensuring that delivery issues which plagued the 2013 holiday shopping season aren’t a rerun this year

UPS Testing Customer Pickup in New York and Chicago  Sep 05, 2014 5:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS announced last week it launched a customer pickup program trial in mid-July that allows people to pick up parcels from 172 retail locations in Chicago and New York.

Luxury Brands Yet to Fully Embrace Global Ecommerce  Sep 04, 2014 11:46 AM By Daniela Forte

While the global B2C ecommerce market is booming, there are luxury brands that have yet to embrace this sales channel, according to a press report by ystats.com. As a result, growing luxury ecommerce revenues have gone to online and multichannel retailers and flash sales sites.

Take Advantage of the Global Ecommerce Opportunity  Sep 04, 2014 9:35 AM By Mike O'Brien

If you’re a merchant and you’re not engaged in global ecommerce, you’re missing out on a massive opportunity. Trends like slower growth in domestic ecommerce relative to other countries and increased website traffic from non-U.S. IP addresses are clear signals that legions of ready and willing online buyers await offshore.

Chalkfly Sees AOV Increase with Response Website  Sep 04, 2014 9:23 AM By Daniela Forte

Office and school supply ecommerce retailer Chalkfly saw a 33% increase in its average order value when it launched a re-designed fully responsive website. At the same time, Chalkfly leveraged SLI System’s search technology.






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