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According to a report produced in partnership with comScore and The Partnering Group and released today at Shop.org’s Annual Summit, in June 2013, more than half (55%) of all retail related Internet time originated on smartphones and tablet devices combined, compared with just 45 percent originating from desktop devices.
QVC has launched toGather, an online gathering place that brings together QVC’s community of customers, personalities and brands. Here’s how QVC plans to use toGather to expand recommendations from people and brands its users follow.
Lands’ End is working with Borderfree to provide an easier and more efficient online shopping experience for its international customers. See Lands’ End’s plans going forward.
The True Simplification of Taxation, also known as TruST, is asking millions of catalog shoppers to let the House Judiciary Committee know how the passing of the Marketplace Fairness Act could affect them as shoppers.
In anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping season, Kohl’s announced that it will hire 50,000 seasonal employees nationally in various in-store, distribution center, and customer service positions.
With IAB Europe reporting an 11.5% growth in the European online advertising market, TRUSTe, the global data privacy management (DPM) company, today announced findings from its latest privacy research – examining consumer’s opinions about online behavioural advertising (OBA) and who they consider responsible for their online privacy.
Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe told a U.S. Senate committee that the U.S. Postal Service is in the midst of a financial disaster and that its cash liquidity remains dangerously low.
Today the House Judiciary Committee released basic principles pertaining to the issue of Internet sales tax. To develop these principles, the Committee received input directly from taxpayers, industry and trade groups, and representatives of state and local governments. The principles are intended to guide discussion on this issue and spark creative solutions.
While no official predictions for direct-to-customer holiday sales figures have been made public, one firm has already predicted a decrease in store traffic, but a rise in store sales.
Newegg, an exclusive online-only electronics retailer, is looking to open a new Midwest distribution center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The proposal is expected to cost $15 million to lease and equip the 800,000 square-foot facility.