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August 16, 2014




Phasing Implementation with Easy Learning Curves and Accelerated ROI

Replacing or upgrading any system can be a daunting task. When it’s one that is customer facing and drives sales, the risks are even greater. Oftentimes we think of a system upgrade as being an all or nothing endeavor …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

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August 14, 2014




Holster Brands Announces Elevar Global as Global Master Distributor

Holster Brands announced that they have selected multichannel distribution specialists Elevar Global as their global master distributor. Elevar Global will serve as the trusted resource with international turnkey distribution solutions for Holster Brands.

Based on decades of experience from its …

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In cross-border, Fulfillment

August 13, 2014




10 Ways to Create Distrust Before Consumers Visit Your Website

Trust is important to any relationship and in the retail industry the trust between a consumer and the retailer is vital in order for a purchase be made on your website. You don’t need to be a big brand …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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August 12, 2014




Small and Medium Retailers Should See 9% Holiday Ecommerce Growth

As retailers look ahead to the holiday selling season, ecommerce platform provider Volusion predicts that online sales during the holiday season will grow 9% compared to last year for small- to medium-size businesses.

In addition to external market factors, these numbers …

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In Holiday 2014, Must Reads

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August 6, 2014




4 Tips to Beat Amazon’s Price Advantage

Ecommerce giant Amazon has put the pressure on every in-store retailer. It’s hard for many brick and mortar stores to compete with Amazon’s convenience and price advantage, but they need to learn that the secret to beating Amazon …

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In Channel Integration, Engagement

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August 6, 2014




What Retailers Can Learn from Personal Health Apps

When people are willing to hand over data about their heart, sleep cycles, medications, diet and exercise, why can’t retailers collect data without seeming creepy?

With wearable technologies from Fitbit, Basis and Jawbone now widespread, and mobile apps like …

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In Data & Analytics

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August 6, 2014




How to Grow Your Global Social Media Presence

Retailers that have taken the dip into international waters should now begin thinking about the use of social media on the global scale.

But where do you begin? Where are your customers engaging with brands?  What challenges will you come …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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August 6, 2014




Tmall or JD.com: Which Platform is a Better Fit?

Merchants considering JD.com and Alibaba for China market entry are to be twice congratulated for their perspicacity. China’s ecommerce market surpassed America’s in 2013, $298 billion to $263 billion, and has robust growth characteristics, especially in demand for western goods, …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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August 6, 2014




Canadian Online Shoppers Love Global Brands

The great appetite of Canadian online shoppers for U.S. and international brands, coupled with the fact that retailers there aren’t meeting their needs, make the Great White North a popular market for online merchants, attendees were told at …

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In cross-border, Ecommerce

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August 5, 2014




Why Geofencing Is a Bust, and How to Drive Real Value from it

In case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s the skinny on geofencing: it’s a WiFi/Bluetooth/telecom radius that will detect consumers’ smartphone or other device (more on that in a minute) once they are in …

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In Blog, Engagement

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