December 1, 2011




Start Your Free Shipping Offers Earlier

Multichannel merchants should start free shipping promotions earlier in November, instead of waiting until the week of Black Friday, according to research released by eDataSource.
More than one third of consumers will try and take advantage of deals like free …

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In Ecommerce

November 29, 2011




IBM: Cyber Monday Spending Increases 33%

The U.S. online retail sector delivered strong growth on Cyber Monday 2011 compared to the same period last year, according to cloud-based analytics findings by IBM, based on findings from IBM’s fourth annual Cyber Monday Benchmark.
These are the trends …

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In Analytics, multichannelmerchant.com/ecommerce/news

November 26, 2011




IBM: Mobile Drove 14.3% of Black Friday Online Retail Traffic

U.S. shoppers took advantage of early sales this holiday driving a 39.3% increase in online Thanksgiving Day spending while setting the stage for 24.3% online growth on Black Friday compared to the same period last year, according to cloud-based analytics findings …

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In Analytics, Mobile Commerce

November 19, 2011




A Look at Toys ‘R’ Us’s Holiday 2011 Mobile Strategy

Toys ‘R’ Us today announced Friday that it has expanded its mobile offerings for the 2011 holiday season. Here’s a look at what the multichannel toy seller is doing to bring an enhanced mobile experience to its customers.
Expanded Gift Finder …

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In Catalog, Channel Integration

November 15, 2011




How To Solve the Free Shipping Challenge

As ecommerce grew, e-tailers began charging extra fees to ship products to their customers to protect profit margins, and while these fees were industry standard, they differed among competing companies. This became just one of the myriad variables that consumers …

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In Operations & Fulfillment

November 11, 2011




Forrester: Mobile Will Boost Online Holiday Sales

While the possibility of a double-dip recession remains, Forrester Research says it expects 2011 US holiday season online retail sales to grow 15% year over year.
The November and December holiday shopping season is expected to generate nearly $59.5 billion in online sales, …

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In Mobile Commerce, multichannelmerchant.com/ecommerce/news

October 31, 2011




Tick-tock: Your Last Minute Guide for Retail Preparedness

The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year for consumers, but for the merchants that do the bulk of their business in the fourth quarter, it can be pretty stressful.
Did we select the right products? …

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In Ecommerce, List & Data - Consumer

October 30, 2011




Study: Men More Likely to do Social Shopping

Men are more likely than women to conduct five of six social shopping activities, according to the 2011 Social Shopping Study conducted by ROI Research for performance marketing agency Performics.
Contradicting commonly held beliefs about gender and social behaviors, the study …

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In Social Media

October 20, 2011




Study: Generic Search Terms Drive Purchase Decision

New research from GroupM Search shows that 86% of buyers who purchase in-store use generic terms on search engines to inform their purchase decision.
The study, featuring consumer electronics retailer RadioShack, luxury automotive brand Audi, and a national entertainment brand, also …

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In multichannelmerchant.com/ecommerce/news, Search

October 18, 2011




How to Boost Your Site’s Performance and Experience Before the Holidays

By now it’s too late to focus on the two big holiday readiness activities that you’d have liked to have kicked off in Q2:
1. An inventory/supply chain optimization project (to make sure you have the right holiday inventory levels …

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