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June 16, 2014




5 Ways Tablets Change the In-Store Experience

It is retailers belief that store results will continue to erode unless they incorporate technology as part of the store experience.  Eighty-percent of retailers reported this belief, according to an infographic by Moki.
The adoption of mobile tablets as kiosks …

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November 10, 2014




Amazon Testing Taxi Delivery Via Flywheel

Amazon has begun testing package delivery in San Francisco and Los Angeles using taxi-hailing mobile app Flywheel, according to Yahoo Finance.

Amazon is currently looking into a broader use of taxis as delivery vehicles. Taxis would represent Amazon’s latest …

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June 10, 2014




How to Drive In-Store Traffic and Sales With Mobile

Mobile is still considered relatively new territory for retailers, and while they can create attractive mobile websites and roll out apps, games and other unique campaigns, the most important  mobile capabilities for retailers are enabling them to fall into three …

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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November 6, 2014




Online Prices to Hit Rock Bottom Thanksgiving Day

Ecommerce prices will hit rock bottom on Thanksgiving Day, lower than any other day during the holiday season, according to the 2014 Digital Index Online Shopping Forecast.

Record sales of $1.35 billion are expected on Thanksgiving Day, a 27% increase over last year. …

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In Ecommerce, Holiday 2014

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November 5, 2014




Retailers Get a Jump Start on the Holiday Season

Last weekend as I was shopping at HomeGoods, I came across a few people at the checkout who were all saying the same thing: It seems like the holiday shopping season is starting earlier and earlier each year.  And that …

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In Blog, Cyber Weekend 2014

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April 28, 2014




Deloitte Digital: Ecommerce’s Impact on In-store Shopping Grows

Digital interactions influence 36 cents of every dollar spent in the retail store, or approximately $1.1 trillion, according to the latest study from Deloitte Digital. By the end of 2014, that number will climb to 50%, or $1.5 trillion of total store sales.

The study, “…

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In Must Reads, Omnichannel

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November 2, 2014




2014 Holiday Hirings Shift to Permanent, Omnichannel Positions

Nearly one quarter (24%) of retailers expect a significant increase (5% or more) in year-over-year sales during the 2014 holiday season, while another 70% are predicting sales will be on par with the 2013 season. That’s according to the eighth annual retail seasonal hiring …

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October 31, 2014




3 Ways to Prevent Holiday Cart Abandonment

This year, online holiday sales are expected to grow between eight and 11% over 2013, to as much as $105 billion. That’s great news for businesses, but it’s not without its challenges: The overall increase in online shopping cart abandonment is …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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October 28, 2014




How to Transform Omnichannel Retail from Myth to Reality

As you’re folding laundry at the end of a long day, you realize that your favorite pants are sporting stains from the tomato sauce-covered pasta that was yesterday’s dinner. Try as you might, the stain is there to …

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March 17, 2014




Drive Online and In-store Sales with Cross-Chain Fulfillment

If implemented effectively, omnichannel solutions like ship-from-store and in-store pick up, can produce 2% to 20% incremental chain sales.

The key to success is not just technology, but accurate inventory allocation, intelligent order routing, in-store operations execution, and change management.

“Every retailer …

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