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August 16, 2014




QA Testing Technology is Key for Seamless Integration

A recent column on The Future of Commerce cited an eBay study which found that 77 percent of shoppers expect a seamless, integrated experience regardless of whether they’re in store, online or using a mobile device.

So software companies serving today’…

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In Technology

Ecommerce, ecommerce fulfillment, retail, inventory management, omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel operations, ship to store, ship from store, in-store pickup, customer experience, shipping, free shipping, Amazon

May 9, 2013




Consumers Want Customized In-Store Experience Over Online Shopping

U.S. Retail Survey Shows 75% of Consumers Prefer Customized In-Store Experiences Over Online Shopping (via PR Newswire)
Synqera survey finds that consumers in-store shopping is still preferable but online-type customization is needed; finds key to anti-showroom strategies. NEW YORK, May 9, 2013 /…

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In Cross Channel, Customer Service

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May 9, 2013




How Mobile is Being Used In Store

Like it or not, mobile is a major shopping tool for consumers inside the traditional bricks-and-mortar store. But mobile is now playing a major role in the eyes of the shopper even before the step foot in-store. According to this …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

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May 8, 2013




Omnichannel, In Store Data, and Mobile Are Retailers Top Priorities

Retail Industry Technology Trend Survey Finds In-store Data Collection Significantly Up; Omnichannel and Mobile POS Top Initiatives (via PR Newswire)
Download image SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — In a challenging time for retail, many brick-and-mortar merchants are seeking to …

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In Cross Channel, Data & Analytics

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April 18, 2013




Women Prefer In-Store Shopping Over Shopping via Smartphone

New Study Finds That 76% of Women Prefer In-Store Shopping Over Shopping via Smartphone (via PR Newswire)
For retailers, the opportunity lies in using mobile to enhance the in-store experience BOSTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – While 53 percent of women have between one …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

April 15, 2013




New Aritzia Ecommerce Site to Augment In-store Experience

Acquity Group Launches Aritzia eCommerce Site to Augment In-Store Experience (via PR Newswire)
CHICAGO, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Acquity Group  (NYSE MKT: AQ), a leading global Brand eCommerce® and digital marketing company, announces today the launch of Aritzia.com, a high-performing …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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August 7, 2014




B2B Sees Faster Online Sales Growth than B2C

B2B ecommerce has grown at a faster sales pace than B2C, according to Epsilon’s 2014 Multichannel Trend Report.

B2B online sales grew nearly 8% during that time, and accounted for nearly two-thirds of all sales, according to the Epsilon …

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In B2B, Ecommerce

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August 6, 2014




4 Tips to Beat Amazon’s Price Advantage

Ecommerce giant Amazon has put the pressure on every in-store retailer. It’s hard for many brick and mortar stores to compete with Amazon’s convenience and price advantage, but they need to learn that the secret to beating Amazon …

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In Channel Integration, Engagement

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August 6, 2014




Mobile Website vs Native App: Which is Better for Merchants?

Marissa Mayer said it best – 2014 will be the year of mobile. Earlier this year, Mayer announced that over the course of 2014 Yahoo’s mobile traffic will surpass its desktop traffic. Yahoo’s mobile traffic influx is indicative of the …

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In Ecommerce, Mobile

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August 6, 2014




What Retailers Can Learn from Personal Health Apps

When people are willing to hand over data about their heart, sleep cycles, medications, diet and exercise, why can’t retailers collect data without seeming creepy?

With wearable technologies from Fitbit, Basis and Jawbone now widespread, and mobile apps like …

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In Data & Analytics

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