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October 21, 2013




Recurring Subscription Model Appeals to Customers and Merchants

Target recently announced the introduction of a subscription billing service for providing baby supplies to new moms and dads.

“Target Subscriptions” offer parents automatic delivery of basic items every four to 12 weeks. Parents pick from a list of 150 brand-name products …

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In Ecommerce, Inventory

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June 12, 2015




Radio Shack Agrees To Destroy Most of Customer Data

Radio Shack has reached a deal with 38 state attorneys general in which it agreed to destroy most of the data on 117 million customers it was looking to sell to pay off creditors, according to CNN Money.

The proposed sale of …

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In Ecommerce, News

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June 11, 2015




How Brands Can Turn Dimensional Weight Pricing to their Advantage

Online retailers were dealt a blow this winter when UPS and FedEx added dimensional weight pricing to calculate shipping costs for parcels under 3 cubic feet. DIM pricing is expected to affect about 30% of packages handled by the major carriers, with …

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In Blog, customer experience

October 16, 2013




NRF: Legislating from Crisis to Crisis is No Way to Govern

The National Retail Federation today released the following statement from NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay on the expected decision to reopen the government and delay the debate on the debt ceiling:

“While there is some satisfaction at achieving a …

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October 16, 2013




NRF: Washington Gridlock to Impact Holiday Spending

Faced with continued economic uncertainty and used to doing more with less, consumers will take a conservative approach to spending this holiday season.

According to National Retail Federation’s holiday consumer spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average …

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July 20, 2015




Jet.com is Ready for Takeoff

 

 

Jet.com will take on the likes of ecommerce giants Amazon and Walmart with its launch on Tuesday, according to USA Today.

“You can save 10% to 15% on just about any product online, Jet.com CEO Marc Lore told USA Today. “…

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In Ecommerce, Marketplaces

November 1, 2008




Catalog Tracker: August Mailings Slide Back

A Month After catalogers seemed to be mailing more, it looks like they’re cutting back again. The Catalog Tracker service of list firm Direct Media reports a 17% drop in catalogs received in August 2008 vs. August 2007.
The biggest hit was in …

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In Catalog, Data & Analytics

November 1, 2008




Back Word

EDDIE BAUER’S PUFFED-UP ANNIVERSARY
WE’RE ALL ABOUT RECOGNIZING THE MILESTONE ANNIVERSARIES of companies in the multichannel selling industry. But a release issued last month touting the 68th anniversary of Eddie Bauer inventing and patenting the first quilted down jacket in …

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June 10, 2015




How to Use the Power of Images to Market your Brand

Articles with images get 94% more total views. Therefore it comes as no surprise that Pinterest and Instagram were among the fastest growing social networks of the last two years, thanks to the power and influence that images can have. But …

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In Blog, Marketing

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June 10, 2015




Jack Ma Isn’t Here to Take Over U.S. Ecommerce

[caption id="attachment_66990" align="alignright" width="150"] Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma speaking at The Economic Club of New York. (Alibaba Group photo)[/caption]

Relax, American ecommerce business owners – Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma is here to help you, not …

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