December 1, 2004




In-Store Pickup Pitfalls and Payoffs

Multichannel marketers that allow catalog and online customers to pick up their orders in one of their stores find the service hugely popular among shoppers. For instance, nearly 45% of Sears.com sales this year have been picked up in stores, …

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October 23, 2003




Survey: Order Online, Pick Up in Store Working Well

A mystery shopper survey conducted by Chicago-based e-commerce consulting firm The E-tailing Group shows that half of the retailers surveyed had products ordered online ready for pick-up in their stores the same day.
“Overall, we found that [the order online, …

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May 9, 2013




Consumers Want Customized In-Store Experience Over Online Shopping

U.S. Retail Survey Shows 75% of Consumers Prefer Customized In-Store Experiences Over Online Shopping (via PR Newswire)
Synqera survey finds that consumers in-store shopping is still preferable but online-type customization is needed; finds key to anti-showroom strategies. NEW YORK, May 9, 2013 /…

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In Cross Channel, Customer Service

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May 9, 2013




How Mobile is Being Used In Store

Like it or not, mobile is a major shopping tool for consumers inside the traditional bricks-and-mortar store. But mobile is now playing a major role in the eyes of the shopper even before the step foot in-store. According to this …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

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May 8, 2013




Omnichannel, In Store Data, and Mobile Are Retailers Top Priorities

Retail Industry Technology Trend Survey Finds In-store Data Collection Significantly Up; Omnichannel and Mobile POS Top Initiatives (via PR Newswire)
Download image SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — In a challenging time for retail, many brick-and-mortar merchants are seeking to …

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In Cross Channel, Data & Analytics

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April 18, 2013




Women Prefer In-Store Shopping Over Shopping via Smartphone

New Study Finds That 76% of Women Prefer In-Store Shopping Over Shopping via Smartphone (via PR Newswire)
For retailers, the opportunity lies in using mobile to enhance the in-store experience BOSTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – While 53 percent of women have between one …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

March 12, 2013




Wealthy Consumers Wary of Surrendering Personal Data Online and In-Store

Wealthy consumers are cautious in divulging personal information on ecommerce sites. The Luxury Institute surveyed U.S. consumers with a minimum income of $150,000 about their attitudes on privacy along with their experiences with companies collecting and handling personal data, according …

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In Channel Integration, Cross Channel

December 14, 2012




The True Story of a Seamless In Store Return at Old Navy

On Nov. 26, or a day better known to the ecommerce world as Cyber Monday, I was given the assignment to use my iPhone 4S to shop online using any personal email promotion I received for that day in my inbox. …

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In Email, Mobile

December 12, 2012




Office Depot Announces In-Store Pick Up Within Hour for Online Orders

Office Depot has announced that customers can now pick up most of its online inventory at a traditional brick and mortar store within an hour of ordering from the web.
In a press release, the office supply retail chain said …

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In Email, Operations & Fulfillment

December 3, 2012




5 Tips to Turn Showrooming Consumers into In-store Customers

Is that a competitor lurking in aisle 7?! Retailers nowadays are increasingly contending with questions like this one. No, they’re not being infiltrated by a new and insidious breed of corporate spies. Rather, consumers – via their mobile devices – are inviting …

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In Analytics, Channel Integration

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