pop-up stores, retail, Airbnb, amazon, kate spade, StoreFront

December 3, 2014




Five Top Logistical Factors for Pop-up Store Success

Just as ecommerce once disrupted the time-honored tradition of brick and mortar retail, pop-up stores are seemingly the new, trendy must-haves for ecommerce retailers themselves.

From Amazon to Kate Spade, retailers globally have hopped on the pop-up store hype train.

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In Blog, customer experience

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December 2, 2014




Bluefly Has Record Breaking Cyber Weekend

Bluefly, the largest online fashion destination with over 1,750+ brands and the first fashion company to apply a marketplace technology, today announced that it set record breaking sales for the five day period from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.

From Thanksgiving through …

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In Cyber Weekend 2014, Holiday 2014

eBay, online marketplace, ecommerce, global ecommerce, marketing, global marketing, marketing campaign, online sellers

November 29, 2014




eBay Outpaces Amazon on Black Friday

Black Friday was a big win for eBay, or at least for ChannelAdvisor clients who sell via the eBay marketplace. Same store sales on eBay for ChannelAdvisor clients grew 26.9% year over year, while sales on Amazon for ChannelAdvisor clients grew 24.2% …

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In Cyber Weekend 2014, Ecommerce

Growing Global, global, global ecommerce, France, Germany, cross border, retail, online retail, returns fraud, returns policy, Europe, EU, EU consumer rights directive

July 1, 2014




How To Grow Your Global Marketplace Revenues

Are you thinking about using marketplaces to expand your global audience?  Mark Vandegrift, director of business management for Channel Advisor, will talk about the use of marketplaces to expand beyong the U.S. border during his  Growing Global session July 15 …

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In Global, Marketplaces

OnTrac, USPS, U.S. Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, Shipping/Delivery, Operations and Fulfillment, regional carriers, SurePost, SmartPost, FedEx Smartpost, UPS SurePost

November 24, 2014




OnTrac Partners With USPS to Deliver Final-Mile Service to Retailers

Regional parcel carrier OnTrac, in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Service, announced a new service called DirectPost which will enable it to provide next-day and two-day ecommerce shipping at postal rates, by consolidating shipments and injecting them deep into …

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In Fulfillment, News

Walmart, Walmart.com, Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, distribution hubs, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, shipping hub, domestic shipping, shipping and delivery, Operations and Fulfillment, fulfillment, fulfillment center, omnichannel fulfillment, order fulfillment, ecommerce, ecommerce sales

June 17, 2014




Walmart Launches Ecommerce Marketplace in India

Walmart is launching a business-to-business ecommerce platform in India next month. It is expected to launch in the Indian cities of Lucknow and Hyderbad, according to Reuters.

Krish Iyer, Walmart’s chief executive officer for India, told Reuters that Walmart …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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November 19, 2014




The Best and Worst Catalog Copy of 2014

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Here we go again, and I’d better start with the double disclaimer that has applied since we started reviewing catalog copy some years ago.

First disclaimer: I’m analyzing copy, and …

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In Blog, Catalog

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November 15, 2014




European Engineers Embrace Digi-Key for Online Component Sales

Digi-Key, a supplier of electronic components, has announced an enormous spike in web traffic and online orders placed by design engineers in Europe.

According to Digi-Key, engineers in Germany, the UK, France and Italy, among other regions of Europe, are …

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In B2B, Ecommerce

Amazon, Amazon.com, free shipping, amazon prime, ecommerce

May 30, 2014




How to Not Get Kicked Off Amazon Marketplace (And Get Reinstated If You Are)

If some or all your livelihood comes from selling products on Amazon.com, it’s important to know what type of actions can lead to a temporary hold or even a suspension of your account. Equally important: what to do …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

Alibaba, 11 Main, ebay, eBay Marketplace, Amazon, Amazon.com, Rakuten, Buy.com, ecommerce, ecommerce platforms, Marketplaces, Global Commerce, China

May 29, 2014




Coming to America: Alibaba’s 11 Main Looks to Disrupt U.S. Marketplace

As Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba’s new 11 Main online marketplace gears up for its U.S. assault by wooing merchants, the company is looking to take away share from market leaders Amazon.com and eBay by adopting a more disruptive …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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