May 27, 2014
Many people were talking about how to take one-to-one conversations to a whole new level at the recent IBM Smarter Commerce Event in Tampa.
For years, technology has enabled customer communication to be more personalized. But finally, I’m seeing …More...
August 11, 2013
Amazon.com made waves in July when its stock price topped $300 a share for the first time – but the e-commerce giant is not the only game in town. Omnichannel retailers such as Walmart, Target, and Best Buy are taking aim …More...
May 23, 2014
Gap Inc. reported an increase of 13% in online net sales to $575 million on top of last year’s 27% increase, according to a press release. The company continues its progress toward bridging the growing digital world with its physical stores.
May 23, 2014
The holiday rush for e-commerce shoppers is still months away, but e-retailers are already outlining and executing marketing strategies for 2014’s digitized shopping season. According to research from comScore, mobile commerce’s year-on-year growth rate jumped to 24 percent between 2012 and 2013, …More...
August 7, 2013
May 18, 2014
Walmart, JCPenney and Nordstrom all reported faster year-over-year ecommerce growth than Amazon for its respective first quarters. But does that mean Amazon’s reign on ecommerce is coming to an end?
Not at all.
But earlier this month, CBS News …More...
May 19, 2014
It’s hard to compete with Amazon Prime and is free two-day shipping, and few retailers have the customer base or the deep pockets to develop competitive programs.
One thing merchants are doing to take on Amazon is to implement …More...
May 17, 2014
Nordstrom’s direct net sales increased 33% in the first quarter, driven by expanded merchandise selection and ongoing technology investments to enhance the online experience, the department store chain announced on May 15.
Nordstrom’s ecommerce sales are rising at a faster pace than …More...
May 16, 2014
Is JCPenney.com growing at a faster pace than Amazon.com? Not really. But based on its new sales reporting methodology, its online sales are growing at a faster pace than Amazon.
JCPenney said May 15 that its comparable store sales …More...
August 1, 2013
When it comes to various shipping options for the larger merchant, ship-from-store is not just a passing trend, according to Manish Chowdhary, founder and CEO of GoECart.
These larger merchants, because of the heavy footprint they have with physical stores …More...