Global ARCHIVE

The Amazon Warehouse Boom  Aug 30, 2013 12:12 PM By Erin Lynch

Amazon has been making major investments domestically and internationally to its fulfillment operations. In fact, since 2010 alone, Amazon has invested $14 billion in building new warehouses and hiring additional back-end staff all in an effort to bring more products, to more people, the fastest way possible.

BooJee Beads Gets Conversion Lift from Product Videos  Aug 28, 2013 8:30 AM By Daniela Forte

BooJee Beads, a maker of decorative lanyards and ID badge holders, saw an increase in the conversion rates of visitors who watched video after it was added to each of its product pages. Here’s how conversion rates of product pages with video differed from product pages without them.

5 Tips to Prepare for Holiday Shipping  Aug 27, 2013 10:44 AM By Daniela Forte

The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year. The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year. Find out ways you can create engagement, boost sales and get your site ready to master the holiday rush.

Abercrombie & Fitch Sees Growth in China  Aug 26, 2013 4:52 PM By Daniela Forte

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. reported strong growth in its direct-to-consumer business in China, according to its second quarter report.

Pet Product Merchants Differentiate Themselves to Succeed  Aug 26, 2013 10:59 AM By Daniela Forte

Pet products merchants Ruffwear, Dog is Good, Pet Lifestyle And You and Pup-Pee Solutions have found ways to differentiate themselves and succeed in business. Here’s what these four merchants are doing to differentiate themselves in the crowded pet products category.

Staples Reports 3% Increase In Online Sales For Second Quarter  Aug 22, 2013 12:24 PM By Daniela Forte

Staples saw a decrease of 2% reaching $2.4 million in overall sales for North American stores, while online sales grew 3%, according to a press release.

Best Buy Reports 10.5% Increase In Online Sales  Aug 21, 2013 4:01 PM By Daniela Forte

Best Buy reported an increase in online sales of 10.5% reaching $477 million for its second quarter which ended Aug. 3, according to a press release.

6 Ways T.J. Maxx Can Embrace Omnichannel Shoppers  Aug 20, 2013 2:47 PM By Tom Caporaso

T.J. Maxx and other brick-and-mortar merchants trying to transition into omnichannel retailers can benefit from the lessons of all those stores that came before them. To help these retailers in their efforts, we offer the following guidelines.

Free Shipping Doesn’t Kill the Bottom Line  Aug 20, 2013 11:38 AM By Tim Parry

The words “free shipping” may make operations managers cringe, but it doesn’t mean it has to kill a merchant’s bottom line. Here’s what motivates customers of Vermont Teddy Bear and Spreadshirt to pull the trigger on free shipping deals, and why it’s okay to have free shipping as a regular, every day option.

Fab.com Rolls Out Free Shipping, Free Returns and More  Aug 20, 2013 11:13 AM By Daniela Forte

As part of its “Fab Smile Guarantee” initiative, Fab.com announced the implementation of free shipping, free returns and price matching guarantees last week, according to a blog post by founder and CEO Jason Goldberg.






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