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TechnologyNov 29, 2013 4:12 PM By Tim Parry
Thanksgiving Day became a $1 billion ecommerce sales day. Actual sales came in at $1.062 billion, according to the Adobe analysis based on 180 million visits to more than 1,000 U.S. retail websites.
TechnologyNov 27, 2013 2:16 PM By Erin Lynch
U.S. based footwear merchant Skechers announced that it is planning a major investment and technology upgrade to its European distribution center in Belgium. These investments will improve performance and prepare the facility for a future expansion.
TechnologyNov 21, 2013 2:23 PM By Tim Parry
Williams-Sonoma Inc.’s direct-to-customer revenues for the third quarter were more than $511 million, a 14% increase compared to the same period in 2012. Direct made up 49% of all revenues for the comapny.
TechnologyNov 20, 2013 2:56 PM By Erin Lynch
While merchants have been putting forth most of their efforts into creating a customer-centric approach in the contact center and the warehouse, the top initiative by executives moving forward is to also create a customer-centric supply chain.
TechnologyNov 18, 2013 5:37 PM By Tim Parry
Social commerce is much more than a Facebook store or attributing a sale to an inbound channel like Twitter, Google+, or Pinterest. According to this infographic from Monetate, you should consider social login and social sharing to increase conversion, engagement and other metrics.
TechnologyNov 18, 2013 4:35 PM By Andreas Baumhof
Following the launch of Login and Pay with Amazon, consumers must remember to take caution when it comes to using login credentials across accounts. While such services may be convenient, they pose a severe cybecrime risk.
TechnologyNov 12, 2013 1:11 PM By Daniela Forte
Six out of 10 merchants don’t use the site search in order to enhance their marketing programs, according to this infographic from SLI Systems.
TechnologyNov 10, 2013 10:57 AM By Tim Parry
Building 19 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and hired Gordon Brothers to liquidate the 10 remaining locations. The irony of New England off-price closeout retailer Building 19′s demise is that it started off in 1964 as a merchant that took advantage of other merchant’s misfortunes and failures.
TechnologyNov 06, 2013 12:54 PM By Carl Meadows
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.
TechnologyNov 06, 2013 11:38 AM By Matthew David
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.
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