October 3, 2013 Predicts 13% to 15% Ecommerce Sales Growth for Holiday 2013

The National Retail Federation’s division said it expects ecommerce sales in November and December to grow between 13% to 15% over last holiday season to as much as $82.0 billion.

“Online and mobile continue to be a leading area of growth …


In Ecommerce, News

October 1, 2013

Consumers Increasingly Turning to Their Smartphones, Tablets for Specific Retail Activities

When it comes to consumers’ love of all things digital, using tablets and smartphones to interact with retailers is high on their list.

According to a report produced in partnership with comScore and The Partnering Group and released today at …


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September 30, 2013

Google Same-day Delivery Service Expands Reach

Google announced that its Google Shopping Express, a same-day delivery service, is now available to everyone in the Bay area from San Francisco to San Jose, according to a press release.

Google Shopping Express was announced earlier this year to …


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September 19, 2013

Kohl’s Expects to Hire 50,000 Holiday Employees

In anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping season, Kohl’s announced that it will hire 50,000 seasonal employees nationally in various in-store, backend, and customer service positions.

According to a press release, Kohl’s is predicting adding 40 associates at each of …


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September 17, 2013

5 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Shipping Rush

Even though the holiday season is almost here, there is still time to prepare for the rush. Merchants are actively getting ready for what many believe will be a busy holiday season.Here are five holiday shipping tips worth implementing:


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September 10, 2013

Addressing the Brick-and-Mortar Blind Spot

Thanks to clickstream data and other types of digital breadcrumbs, today’s multichannel retailers can learn a lot about their online and mobile customers. But according to a Forrester Research analyst quoted in The New York Times, “well over 90% of …


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September 1, 2013

Why Same-day Delivery is a Customer Experience Game-changer

Remember the scene in “There’s Something about Mary” when Ben Stiller’s character picks up a hitchhiker with a killer idea – 7 minute abs? It’s going to blow 8 minute abs out of the water.

I’m reminded of this …


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August 30, 2013

How Guitar Center Delivers a Stand-out Omnichannel Experience

Holiday 2013 is upon us – and, for retailers, it’s the biggest omnichannel shopping season yet. Consumers will turn to multiple channels before making holiday purchases, combining web searches, to mobile apps, tablet browsing, and in-store visits. And they’ll also …


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August 27, 2013

5 Ways Site Search Data Creates Better Merchandising

Your search box is a great discovery tool. Of course it helps your site visitors discover the products and information they seek, but it helps you learn about your customers too. By understanding your customers’ intent – in their own words – …


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August 27, 2013

5 Tips to Prepare for Holiday Shipping

The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year.

Here are five tips on how you can create engagement, boost …


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