Herschell Gordon Lewis

May 28, 2014




Herschell Gordon Lewis: 2014 Represents the Height of Immediacy

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I’m counting on your saying as your response to the question I’m about to ask, “That’s a dumb question.”

The question: What year is this?

OK, OK, …

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In Blog, Curmudgeon at Large

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May 23, 2014




A 5-step Guide to Winning with Marketplaces

Marketplaces like Amazon and eBay have become an essential part of running an e-commerce business. But like so many things, they come with their pros and cons.

Pro: You gain greater visibility for your business and products.

Con: Your pricing …

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In Marketing, Marketplaces

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May 21, 2014




eBay Hacked – Users Asked to Change Passwords

eBay Inc. will be asking eBay users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data.

The database, which was compromised between late February and early March, included eBay customers’ …

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In News, Payment/Security

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May 15, 2014




How U.S. Retailers can Get Better International Currency Exchange Rates

For those involved in business, it’s always good to hear about new ways of saving money. And when it comes to ecommerce, here’s a way in which your business could save money when making profits on overseas sales …

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In Global, Must Reads

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May 13, 2014




Genco Marketplace Re-Launches NoBetterDeal.com

GENCO Marketplace Re-launches Online Direct-to-Consumer Store for Bargain Shoppers –NoBetterDeal.com (via PR Newswire)
New features, functionality and additional cost savings enhance buyers’ experience. Download image GENCO’s NoBetterDeal.com has enhanced the e-Commerce site to include even better deals on …

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In Marketplaces, News

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May 8, 2014




ShopRunner Announces Partnership with Alibaba

Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba Group announced Wednesday it would be teaming up with U.S. membership only marketplace, ShopRunner.  This partnership will allow ShopRunner to sell and ship American goods to China, according to an article in Forbes.

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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May 1, 2014




Tmall Pork Promotion Draws Rave Reviews in China

A recent online promotion for U.S. pork conducted with China’s B2C marketplace Tmall.com drew rave reviews from Chinese consumers and strong results for U.S. pork suppliers.

The 7-day promotion, developed with support from the Pork …

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In Ecommerce, Global

April 29, 2014




Amazon Prime Pantry Adds to Delivery Disruption

Is Amazon getting geared up to grapple with grocers? During its first-quarter earnings call, the ecommerce behemoth said it is seeing early success with a new “essentials” delivery service for its Prime members.

Available nationally, Prime customers can use Prime …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Shipping/Delivery

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April 16, 2014




Retailers Committed to Protecting Consumer Data

The National Retail Federation today told a congressional panel that the retail industry is committed to safeguarding and protecting consumer data and information from highly-motivated and sophisticated cybercriminals and hackers.

“Retailers make significant investments every year in order to protect […

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

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April 8, 2014




Is the Amazon Effect Overrated?

If Amazon is, indeed, taking over the ecommerce world, then operations and fulfillment professionals are the last to know. According to the results of MCM Outlook 2014, 28.8% of respondents have seen no effect from Amazon on their business.

However, 36% of respondents …

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In Amazon, MCM Outlook 2014

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