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November 18, 2013




Omnichannel Advantage Helps Retailers Gain on Etailers

A year ago, it seemed inevitable Amazon would take over the world. Industry watchers predicted retailers like Best Buy and Target, with their overhead of physical stores, would soon lose the ecommerce battle. After all, consumers increasingly visit big-box retailers …

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In Channel Integration, Ecommerce

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November 18, 2013




5 Tips to Increase Sales through Smarter Inventory Management

As your business grows, it is inevitable that the number of online and offline sales channels will grow with it. Whether you’re selling in a bricks and mortar store, at an online marketplace like Amazon or eBay, on your …

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In Inventory, Must Reads

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November 20, 2013




JCPenney’s Ecommerce Sales Rise 24.5%

Third-quarter net sales at JCPenney were down 4.8%, but its ecommerce arm continues to shine. Online sales through JCP.com were $266 million for the quarter, up 24.5% versus the same period last year and reflecting sequential increases through the quarter.

Though jcp….

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In Channel Integration, Ecommerce

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November 5, 2013




Google Study Reveals Internet is Top Choice Among Shoppers this Holiday Season

The internet will be a top resource for many shoppers this holiday season,  smartphones will be the device of choice, online marketing will influence holiday shopping, and cross-screen shopping will be a big deal, according to a recent study conducted …

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In Cyber Weekend 2013, Ecommerce

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November 6, 2013




7 Ways to Support Your Holiday Sales with Mobile Strategies

After a disappointing sales season this fall for Victoria’s Secret, Costco, and American Apparel, among other merchants, the stakes are high for retailers heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. While it’s difficult to predict which retailers will …

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In Cyber Weekend 2013, Ecommerce

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December 1, 2013




Don’t Worry, Thanksgiving Weekend Retail Spending is Down 3%

A National Retail Federation survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics projects retail spending during Thanksgiving weekend to be $57.4 billion, a 3% decrease vs. Thanksgiving weekend 2012.

But during a conference call on Dec. 1, neither NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay or Prosper’…

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In Cyber Weekend 2013, M&A and Financial

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December 2, 2013




Top 10 Trends and Stats from Thanksgiving Weekend 2013

Thanksgiving weekend 2013 has come and gone. Here are the Top 10 interesting ecommerce and in-store facts and figures from the holiday weekend:
1. Sales are down, but don’t worry

A National Retail Federation survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics projects retail spending …

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In Cyber Weekend 2013, Ecommerce

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December 4, 2013




2014 Ecommerce Predictions: What’s In and What’s Out

The year is already coming to a close and it seems like just yesterday that everyone was lauding social, mobile and local as the next game changers.

Fast forward a year and we have another set of predictions that are …

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In 2014 Predictions, Analytics

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December 4, 2013




Why Master Data Management Matters in 2014

Today, consumers expect their digital experience to be 100% consistent with a merchant’s physical environment.  In the coming year, retailers will not view this expectation as a demand on the part of the consumer but rather an acknowledgment that digital …

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In Content Mgmt, Cross Channel

December 4, 2013




10 Things We Learned About Cyber Weekend 2013

Cyber Weekend 2013 is in the books… kind of, sort of, since some merchants extended Cyber Monday sales into Tuesday, and others even declared the week ending Dec. 7 “Cyber Week.”

Though the National Retail Federation declared Thanksgiving weekend a down time …

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