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For online retailers, the holiday selling season is critical to their financial strength and even survival. That’s why it’s imperative to keep your IT operations up and running and to recognize and repel cyber-attackers. While it’s probably too late to take major actions this holiday season, retailers can still take some steps to minimize such disruptions.
To successfully integrate mobile strategies into your holiday plan of attack, you must first understand how your customers shop and then strive to make that process quicker, easier, and more efficient. And while retailers have been prepping for months for the upcoming shopping season, there are still steps that can be taken now to ensure success on Black Friday and beyond.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are quickly approaching and how you handle your website this season could make or break your holiday sales. Here are eight tips that will help you make smart marketing decisions such as real-time web personalization that will help create a better online experience for your customers through this joyful yet stressful time of year.
Amazon is once again flexing its fulfillment muscle by announcing plans to add new fulfillment centers throughout the United States in Southern California, Wisconsin and Maryland.
A profound shift in customer behavior from offline to online channels is fundamentally changing the way in which B2B merchants interact with, sell products and services to, and build loyalty with their B2B customers, according to a Forrester study commissioned by ecommerce solutions provider hybris. The study says that new online driven and omnichannel-centric paradigm […]
Want to know how to capture the loyalty of a holiday shopper? It turns out it’s all about high-quality customer service, free shipping, and offering deals and discounts, according to a recent study by PriceGrabber. Read more to get a clear and focused snapshot on where the consumer will shop, how much they will spend, and what makes them continually come back this holiday season.
Smart retailers have been preparing for Holiday 2013 for months, putting new omnichannel shopping experiences in place to entice customers to their sites and stores. Done right, online-offline initiatives – such as in-store pickup, mobile apps, and in-store kiosks – herald a rebirth of retail. But done badly, omnichannel programs alienate shoppers and damage your brand.
By analyzing the distribution, inventory and fulfillment requirements in advance, online retailers can substantially improve the odds of a successful physical store launch. Here are the five must-know tips for moving into brick-and-mortar retail.
Five short years ago, brick-and-mortar stores were pumping away quite solidly. Sure, they were feeling some of the changes that ecommerce and a little mobile shopping brought on, but it was hardly the explosion that we are seeing today. Here we take a look at three trends retailers should be aware of, along with the […]