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OmnichannelDec 24, 2014 2:11 PM By Tim Parry
Retailers know omnichannel is essential to their success during the holidays, but do they really understand consumer shopping behavior in real-time?
OmnichannelDec 22, 2014 4:33 PM By Mike O'Brien
eBay said 83 businesses – including online merchants as well as retailers with physical stores – have joined its eBay Local pilot program in Brooklyn, NY., offering a range of delivery options, including $5 same-day and in-store pickup, to consumers through eBay’s website and mobile apps.
The Brooklyn trial is taking place as the company shifts the focus of Amazon Local more toward its core marketplace sellers, with less emphasis on major retailers.
OmnichannelDec 22, 2014 2:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
As the 2014 retail seasonal shipping peak roars to a close, the major carriers are seeing their numerous upgrades and investments put to the test.
OmnichannelDec 22, 2014 10:10 AM By Andy Zimmerman
In this article we’ll look at how web personalization can influence the last two phases of the buyer’s journey – creating repeat customers – as well as some examples of how relevant engagement can transform into loyalty to your brand.
OmnichannelDec 19, 2014 2:32 PM By Nico Lutkins
Successful brands hear what their customers are saying; they are paying close attention to the Voice of the Customer (VoC). But before you embark on a VoC program, ask the following five questions to ensure your ability to measure and communicate its impact.
OmnichannelDec 18, 2014 1:09 PM By Liat Fuchs
Personalizing the online retail experience is arguably the single most important innovation retailers must embrace to thrive in the new omnichannel world. If you’ve just embarked on your own retail personalization journey, start with these three personalization pillars when formulating a holiday season game plan.
OmnichannelDec 18, 2014 9:44 AM By Mike O'Brien
Continuing on its juggernaut of instant fulfillment of all kinds of stuff from “the anything store,” Amazon today announced Prime Now, a service that will allow Prime members in New York to receive household items like paper towels and laundry soap in as little as an hour via a mobile app.
The app, which is available in iOs and Android versions, give Prime members in select New York neighborhoods free two-hour delivery; the one-hour version costs $7.99 per order. The company’s much-touted facility on West 34th St. in Manhattan will serve as the fulfillment hub.
OmnichannelDec 17, 2014 10:53 AM By Fritz Brumder
Keeping consumers consistently engaged with both physical and online stores is especially important come holiday shopping season, see what innovative retailers are turning to get ahead of the game.
OmnichannelDec 09, 2014 3:08 PM By Mike O'Brien
Multichannel Merchant senior editor Mike O’Brien talks with Shopatron founder and CEO Ed Stevens about holiday ecommerce trends in the 2014 shopping season.
OmnichannelDec 09, 2014 12:12 PM By Mike O'Brien
Amazon is once again pushing the ecommerce envelope, testing out the use of bicycle couriers in New York as part of a service called Amazon Prime Now, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
The service will provide delivery of some items purchased on Amazon.com in an hour or two, the Journal said it had been told by an unnamed source.
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