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December 12, 2014




3 Barriers to Omnichannel Success

With the advancement of technology and the change in consumer shopping habits, the current wave in retail is riding swiftly towards omnichannel. This has caused a disruption in the retail industry, much like earlier introductions of the modern department store …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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December 18, 2014




3 Personalization Pillars That Will Make (or Break) Retailers

Personalizing the online retail experience is arguably the single most important innovation retailers must embrace to thrive in the new omnichannel world. The convergence of brick and mortar operations with digital retail is happening faster than most ever expected. By …

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In Blog, Engagement

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December 18, 2014




CommerceHub to Acquire Mercent

Ecommerce provider CommerceHub today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Seattle-based Mercent, a retail technology company. The deal is expected to be finalized in January 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

CommerceHub’s virtual-inventory platform integrates North America’…

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In News, PR Newswire

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December 18, 2014




Amazon Launches Prime Now, One-Hour Delivery in NYC

Continuing on its juggernaut of instant fulfillment of all kinds of stuff from “the everything store,” Amazon today announced Prime Now, a service that will allow Prime members in New York to receive household items like paper towels and laundry …

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In Fulfillment, mobile

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December 17, 2014




Rakuten Talks Mobile Conversion Trends

In this video interview, Multichannel Merchant content producer Daniela Forte talks with George Chang, senior vice president of sales, merchandising and marketplace for Rakuten about the current holiday shopping trends as we look ahead to 2015.

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In Holiday 2014, Videos

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December 8, 2014




A Retail Brand That Rallies Customers – and Employees

The world is supposedly flat, but marketing is rounder than ever before. Consumers make purchases based on beliefs and values, which means retail brands are judged from 365 degrees and held to ethical standards that often have little to do with …

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In Blog, Branding

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December 16, 2014




FedEx Acquires Bongo International

FedEx Corp. announced today that it acquired Bongo International, a leader in cross border enablement technologies and solutions. Bongo International’s capabilities complement and expand the FedEx portfolio of offerings important to the rapidly growing global ecommerce marketplace.

Bongo International’…

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In cross-border, Ecommerce

November 15, 2012




NRF Urges President to Act Now on Fiscal Cliff

The National Retail Federation is urging President Barack Obama and Congress to fix the impending fiscal cliff before Thanksgiving fearing that tax hikes and spending cuts will affect consumer confidence for the holiday shopping season.
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In Ecommerce, Email

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December 3, 2014




3 Tips to Protect Your Holiday Shopper’s Data

With the 2014 holiday season coming into full swing, Americans will spend more than $600 billion, a 4.1% increase from last year. But it’s not all glee and twinkling lights out there.  According to the Credit Union National Association, a recent poll …

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In Blog, Data & Analytics

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December 11, 2014




Study Shows Significant Cross-border Opportunities

New research from PayPal and Ipsos shows that cross-border trade is a driving force of the global marketplace, with cross-border shoppers (those for whom more than 10% of their online spend is cross-border), spending approximately twice as much as consumers who …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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