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May 29, 2013




Brick and Mortar Retailers Beat Out Online Counterparts

2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend Reports: Brick and Mortar Retail Brands Beat Out Their Online Counterparts (via PR Newswire)
Staples and Kohl’s top ranked in both brick and mortar and online categories; Target Stores, Saks Fifth Avenue, Marshalls Stores, Dollar Tree, Costco, …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

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May 28, 2013




How Same-day Fulfillment Works

Same-day fulfillment continues to capture the attention of retailers, whether direct delivery to the customer or in-store pickup. Unlike a few months ago, retailers now have more same-day options to evaluate and test, including both in-house and outsourced approaches. In …

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In Infographics, Operations & Fulfillment

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May 24, 2013




Best Buy Online Sales Sees Growth in First Quarter

Best Buy reported a 16% jump in domestic online sales for the first quarter which ended May 4 compared to last year’s first quarter.  According to president and CEO Hubert Joly, the company continues to make substantial progress with its Renew …

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In Ecommerce

May 28, 2013




Brookstone Appoints William E. Watts as Executive Chairman

Brookstone appoints William E. Watts as Executive Chairman (via PR Newswire)
Brookstone, Inc., the innovative product development company and multi-channel specialty retailer, announced today the appointment of William E. Watts as the Company’s new Executive Chairman of the Company’s Board …

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In Executive, Leadership Team

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May 23, 2013




Social Sharing Drives Sales

The question remains whether social sharing drives sales for ecommerce sites, Addshoppers  analyzed $5,000,000 worth of ecommerce transactions influenced by the AddShoppers social commerce platform, this infographic by Addshoppers shows insights from thousands of merchants ranging from mom and pop to …

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In Ecommerce, Infographics

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May 22, 2013




Retailers Getting More Out of Pinterest

Pinterest has upped the IQ of its pins so that retailers can get more out of pinning and in turn, it can drum up sales, according to an article by Venturebeat.com.  

With its interactive product pins, consumers can now …

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In Marketing, Must Reads

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May 22, 2013




Showrooming Becoming a $215 Billion Problem for Retailers

Mobile devices are becoming to new accessory for consumers. It’s where they can find locations of stores, download coupons, and, unfortunately, compare prices while shopping in a traditional brick-and-mortar store. In fact, according to this infographic from 360pi, it’…

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In Ecommerce, Infographics

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May 22, 2013




Tips for Effective Email Marketing

Email marketing is the most effective tactic according to 55% of marketing professionals and plays an important role for ecommerce merchants, according to a whitepaper by Listrak.  Since it is known to return more than $40 per dollar spent, makes its cost …

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In Email, Marketing

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May 22, 2013




Social Media Declining for Online Purchases

New Monetate Ecommerce Quarterly (EQ1 2013) Reveals Social Media Lags as Ecommerce Traffic Source; Tablets Beat Smartphones in Device Share (via PR Newswire)
Findings spotlight the growing imperative brands have to create contextual experiences across devices and channels. PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

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May 21, 2013




Choosing the Right Fulfillment Strategy

Finding the right fulfillment method is important. Many shouldn’t ask whether fulfillment is a good idea, but rather which kind of fulfillment is good for them, according to an article on Auctiva Corp. If you don’t choose the …

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