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Ebay Inc. announced this week that PayPal president David Marcus is leaving the company for Facebook.
An average of 67 percent of all online shopping carts are being abandoned, leaving behind billions of dollars in lost revenue for retailers. But by understanding what online shoppers value most – simplicity, transparency and personalization – retailers can convert shopping cart negligence into sales.
In order to be successful with any mobile offering or campaign the three groups should be covered. See the four tactics retailers are doing to implement them.
For retailers and card providers, there are several important issues to consider regarding “chip & PIN” EMV technology ahead of the October 2015 deadline. By taking steps now to improve online security, retailers and card providers can ensure that online customer data is protected and avoid dangerous fraudsters and hackers that can potentially ruin brand loyalty and sales down the road.
Forrester found that 71% of consumers expect to view in-store inventory online, and 50% of them expect to buy products online and pick them up in store.
David’s Bridal has a unique point-in-time challenge, since most people won’t get married again, at least not quickly. So the company knows that it needs to move fast and grab every opportunity to satisfy the many needs of each wedding – ideally serving the needs of the entire bridal party and families.
Sears Holdings Company is banking heavily on members of its Shop Your Way loyalty program, but industry experts are saying it may be “too little, too late” for Sears.
Michael Moore, CIO, of Moosejaw Mountaineering, recently shared some of his thoughts and initiatives. While Moosejaw is a unique company, they share many of the same challenges and opportunities as other retailers.
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The global market is open for business, and many of your competitors are already out there solidifying their localization strategy for online shoppers. If you’re thinking about taking your ecommerce business to the next level, here are a few things to consider.