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December 3, 2015




5 Must-haves for a Retailer Mobile Payment Solution (And Why Apple Pay Falls Short)

The point-of-sale has long been a battleground for retailers. Retailers want control over the payment process, but card networks and banks call the shots. This puts retailers in a third-party relationship with their customers, which not only inhibits them from …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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December 2, 2015




Editor’s Notebook: Cyber Weekend BOPIS Went Smoothly… Kinda…

Buy online, pick up in store… Seems pretty easy from the customer point of view, and seems pretty complicated from a retailer’s perspective. And during the holiday season, omnichannel shopping should be nerve-racking for everyone.

But truth be told, my …

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In Blog, Must Reads

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December 2, 2015




ChannelAdvisor’s Scot Wingo Recaps Cyber Weekend 2015, and Talks Star Wars

ChannelAdvisor Executive Chairman and Founder Scot Wingo was gracious enough to do a Google Hangout video interview with Multichannel Merchant on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, to talk about Cyber Weekend 2015 (which ChannelAdvisor refers to as the “Cyber 5,” meaning the 5 ecommerce shopping days …

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In Ecommerce, marketplaces

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December 1, 2015




Vista Equity Simultaneously Buys MarketLive and Shopatron

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MarketLive Inc. and Shopatron, leading providers of software solutions for the global retail industry, today jointly announced that the companies will be acquired simultaneously by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading private equity firm that focuses …

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In News, PR Newswire

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December 1, 2015




All Sorts of Sales Records Set on Cyber Monday 2015

Related Cyber Weekend News

Stores that Closed Doors on Thanksgiving and Black Friday Outperformed Competitors Online

Editor’s Notebook: My Big Fat Omnichannel Thanksgiving Shopping Day

No Surprise: Thanksgiving Ecommerce Sales on the Rise

Editor’s Notebook: Black Friday and …

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In News, PR Newswire

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel retail, omnichannel operations, ecommerce, retail ecommerce, Amazon, Amazon.com

December 17, 2014




Breathing Life Back into Your Omnichannel Strategy

If you’ve ever tried to park at the mall come holiday time, you know that despite the soaring popularity of ecommerce, many people still opt to visit stores in person. Both brick-and-mortar and online retail experiences have their advantages, …

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In Blog, Omnichannel

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November 29, 2015




More Than 121 Million Holiday Shoppers Plan to Shop Online on Cyber Monday

WASHINGTON, November 29, 2015 – Incredible online savings starting in early November have changed the way that consumers are shopping on Cyber Monday. Online holiday shoppers this year are hoping to see deals on everything from cashmere sweaters to home décor before …

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In News, PR Newswire

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November 28, 2015




Editor’s Notebook: Black Friday and the Parkin’ is Easy

I never thought I’d go to one mall and one shopping center with a major discount store on Black Friday and not have to deal with horrific traffic, angry mobs, and find a parking spot.

Maybe people avoided the crowds …

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In Blog, Omnichannel

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel retail, omnichannel operations, ecommerce, retail ecommerce, Amazon, Amazon.com

December 12, 2014




3 Barriers to Omnichannel Success

With the advancement of technology and the change in consumer shopping habits, the current wave in retail is riding swiftly towards omnichannel. This has caused a disruption in the retail industry, much like earlier introductions of the modern department store …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

customer service, customer experience, call center, customer service reps

November 25, 2015




Consumers Will Pay for Better Customer Service from Preferred Brands

A new report from Xerox reveals that over half of consumers would pay more for better customer care from their preferred brands.

The State of Customer Service 2015, which surveyed 6,000 consumers in France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the …

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In Contact Center, customer experience

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