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Acquity Group, a Brand eCommerce and digital marketing company, has announced that it will be opening a Toronto, Canada office to help boost business development in North America.
High-end leather goods retailer, Dooney & Bourke, is anticipating a boost in sales and a better shipping service for international shoppers through the use of a new Pitney Bowes ecommerce software. The retailer expects that the new program will take the guessing game out of international shipping costs for consumers.
Acquity Group Study Finds 82% of Top 50 Retailers Have Basic Mobile Offerings; Only 10% Bring Digital Experience In-Store (via PR Newswire) CHICAGO, Dec. 4,
If your ecommerce site is not ready for your mobile customers, chances are your emails are not there yet, either. To help remedy that problem,the editorial staff of Multichannel Merchant has compiled the following tips to get your email marketing messages ready for your mobile customers.
Overall, online sales were up close to 24 percent over 2011. But what really stood out this year was the impact of mobile. As retailers continue to deliver multi-screen experiences that connect customers with personalized deals across multiple screens including PCs, smartphones, and tablets, mobile traffic soared to 27.8 percent, with the number of consumers using a movable device to make a purchase reaching 14.4 percent.
UPS released its rate increases for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.5% — the same as this year
The best laid plans at times fall short without timely feedback loops using real-time data paired with rapid decision-making. Even top Internet Retailers struggle to map adequate bandwidth, resources and skillsets at critical holiday season. Many ecommerce companies have found an answer, they partner with knowledge processing outsourcing companies (KPOs).
The National Retail Federation is urging President Barack Obama and Congress to fix the impending fiscal cliff before Thanksgiving fearing that tax hikes and spending cuts will affect consumer confidence for the holiday shopping season.
How can marketers create a more favorable shopping experience for consumers this holiday season? Here are a few key tips marketers should keep in mind when it comes to creating a united cross-channel strategy for holiday retail success.