Guitar Center Launches New Ecommerce Site  Nov 25, 2015 10:39 AM By MCM Staff

The Guitar Center site,, is now based on an updated IT platform infrastructure, creating a seamless omnichannel user interface.

Amazon’s Early Black Friday Brings 12% Rise in Traffic  Nov 25, 2015 10:28 AM By Tim Parry

The decision by Amazon to begin Black Friday discounts before November 27 has paid off with the online giant achieving a 12% rise in U.S. traffic, according to digital analytics firm, SimilarWeb.

iguama Partners with ChannelAdvisor to Drive Growth in Latin America  Nov 23, 2015 11:57 AM By MCM Staff

MIAMI, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Latin American cross-border shopping mall, iguama, today announced its strategic alliance with ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM), which will drive sales from U.S. retailers to iguama customers in Latin America. Today, many U.S. brands do not exist in Latin America or are too expensive or do not sell the latest fashions in Latino shopping centers. Through its integration with the ChannelAdvisor […]

Dematic to Acquire Reddwerks  Nov 23, 2015 10:50 AM By MCM Staff

Supply chain automation firm Dematic plans to acquire warehouse execution system (WES) provider Reddwerks Corporation.

More than One-Third of Chinese Online Shoppers Now Buying Cross-Border  Nov 19, 2015 2:56 PM By MCM Staff

Amidst a year of market-moving news coming out of China, no shortage of attention has been paid to its growing consumer class’ buying power as more enter the global online ecommerce market. PayPal and Ipsos released the findings of their second global cross-border commerce report, which investigated the online and cross-border shopping habits of more than 23,200 consumers in 29 countries, and reveals new opportunities for merchants to expand their international sales.

Canadian Shoppers Won’t Bring the U.S. a Boost on Black Friday or Cyber Monday  Nov 19, 2015 2:41 PM By Tim Parry

Canadian shoppers love a good deal, so much so over 1.2 million people are planning to call in sick to take advantage of sales and promotions being offered this Black Friday or Cyber Monday according to a new IPG Mediabrands study.

Thanksgiving Becomes the 3rd Biggest U.S. Ecommerce Shopping Day  Nov 19, 2015 9:50 AM By MCM Staff

Despite a backlash against Thanksgiving Day sales events in brick and mortar stores, U.S. consumers have made it their third biggest ecommerce shopping day. Which day of the year is the top ecommerce day in the U.S.? You’ll be surprised…

Millennials More Interested in Same-Day Delivery from Online Retailers  Nov 16, 2015 5:00 PM By MCM Staff

A survey by Bizrate Insights has found that Millennials are the most interested in same-day delivery, with nearly a third (30%) of them saying it is important, contrasted by only 5% of Seniors.

Week in Review: Holiday Faux Pas Aplenty  Nov 13, 2015 11:27 AM By MCM Staff

This past week, there have been three separate instances of retail brands who ran into social media blowback as a result of some type of faux paus or protest over moves tied to holiday shopping.

Baudville Selects the WebLinc Commerce Platform for Multi-Site Capabilities  Nov 12, 2015 3:02 PM By Tim Parry

Baudville has chosen the WebLinc Commerce Platform to rebuild the sites for two of its primary brands, and

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