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Will Mobile Payments Soon Reign Supreme?  Sep 21, 2015 2:21 PM By MCM Staff

Mobile payments technology has been seeking to make advances in order to convenience the consumer, yet many consumers refuse to avail themselves of the new technology and the lack of consumer adoption has in turn been stunting its growth.

FedEx Raises Some Shipping Rates Ahead of Peak  Sep 21, 2015 2:10 PM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx has announced a number of rate changes, some of which will take place in January while others will take effect Nov. 2, ahead of the holiday rush.

6 Ways Clienteling Can Win Customers’ Hearts (And Wallets)  Sep 21, 2015 11:49 AM By Tim Barton

Clienteling is sometimes considered a term to describe retailers using mobile POS to make orders on behalf of a customer, but its capabilities extend far beyond that. Here are six ways in which clienteling can raise in-store expectations, to deliver more satisfying consumer encounters.

American Eagle Outfitters Sees U.K. as Springboard to Western Europe  Sep 17, 2015 2:04 PM By Tim Parry

American Eagle Outfitters wants to be an omnichannel player in Western Europe, and hopes its success launching in the U.K. will be its springboard to success.

Wayfair’s DwellStudio and Birch Lane to Deliver 3D Ecommerce Experience  Sep 15, 2015 4:45 PM By MCM Staff

Wayfair has announced it will provide high-resolution image renderings based on 3D product models for products available on DwellStudio and Birch Lane. See what their plans are and how will work for the brand.

10 Creative Ideas to Boost Your Holiday Email Campaigns  Sep 15, 2015 10:58 AM By Miles Williams

The holidays are just around the corner. For retailers, email is a tried and true channel for driving engagement and revenues for holiday campaigns. Here are 10 strategic and creative tips to spark ideas for your own holiday planning.

Small Improvements Bring Big Gains in Ecommerce Checkout  Sep 09, 2015 4:45 PM By K.M Pellegrino

Cart abandonment rates have remained surprisingly high, and represent an enormous revenue opportunity for merchants that improve their checkout experience. In this report, you will learn how to improve your ecommerce checkout and grow revenue and gain customer trust.

Toys R Us Slashes Free Shipping Threshold from $49 to $19  Sep 09, 2015 11:52 AM By Mike O'Brien

Toys R Us, ahead of the holiday crowd, slashed its free shipping threshold for Toys R Us and Babies R Us from $49 to $19 except for some heavy/large items.

Uber Reportedly Working with Retailers on Same-Day Delivery  Sep 09, 2015 10:26 AM By Mike O'Brien

Uber plans to provide dozens of retail and apparel brands in New York and San Francisco with same-day delivery, and is in talks with ecommerce platforms.

Neiman Marcus Expands Its Snap.Find.Shop Feature  Sep 08, 2015 3:45 PM By Daniela Forte

Neiman Marcus has expanded its “Snap. Find. Shop” feature on its mobile app. See what categories are now included with this feature.

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