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October 24, 2014




What’s the Deal with Sears Holdings?

Sears Holdings is escalating its number of store closures. Or maybe it isn’t. Crowd-sourced financial news website Seeking Alpha reported yesterday that Sears Holdings will close more than 110 outlets and lay off more than 6,000 workers.

Sears Holdings has not commented, …

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In Blog, Executive

Ebates, Conversant, Rakuten, Alliance Data, affiliate marketing, affiliate platforms, retail, online retail, ecommerce, Target

October 21, 2014




Online Retailers Often Disconnected from Consumer Desires

Online retailers are giving consumers delivery options they don’t want, while not offering the ones they do, according to a survey from cloud-based order management provider OrderDynamics and Opinion Matters.

From next-day delivery to in-store stock visibility, the study …

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In Ecommerce, Fulfillment

January 1, 2008




PROBLEMS IN STORE?

Most observers agree that Sharper Image CEO Steve Lightman has what it takes to run a direct business. But he doesn’t have retail experience, and for a troubled chain with some 187 stores, this could be a problem. A key measure …

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In Retail

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October 11, 2014




4 Ways to Enhance Your Omnichannel Holiday Strategy

During last year’s holiday season, retailers worked hard to create an omnichannel shopping experience. Retailers brought the online, in-store and mobile initiatives together to provide a seamless experience. And though not quite perfect (yet), this allowed shoppers to buy …

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In Blog, Must Reads

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October 9, 2014




6 Un-Merry Mobile Email Mistakes

You may have started the year off with a resolution to provide a better inbox experience for subscribers who view your messages on mobile devices.  It seems like everyone started off the year wanting to use responsive design for everything!

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In Blog, Email

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October 9, 2014




Going Global in an Omnichannel World

A big trend today in retail is the convergence of retailers expanding their business globally while being an omnichannel retailer.

During a meeting at Shop.org, Borderfree chief strategy officer Kris Green told Multichannel Merchant that retailers need to make …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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October 9, 2014




Digital Drives the Store of the Future [Infographic]

The retail industry is undergoing an epic transformation, changing how consumers shop and how retailers market to consumers.

The retail transformation is fueled by advancements in technology, shifts in consumer expectations and attitudes and the continued rise of digital commerce. …

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In Engagement, Infographics

November 1, 2007




FAO Schwarz in store for Chicago’s Macy’s

Upscale toy merchant FAO Schwarz is easing into retail expansion this month by opening a store-within-a-store in Macys’ downtown Chicago location.
FAO’s 5,200-sq.-ft shop, scheduled to open Nov. 1, will be located in the children’s department; Macy’s is also giving …

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In Uncategorized

October 8, 2014




How Brands are Recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Brands are going pink on Facebook by recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month with their products and/or promotional campaigns.

Why is cause marketing important to brands?  David Hesskiel, president of the Cause Marketing Forum, said market research shows that consumers …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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October 8, 2014




Is There a Blind Spot in Your Holiday Retail Analytics Strategy?

In-store purchasing is on the rise. A 2014 retail survey from Accenture reveals that one in five U.S. shoppers plan to increase their in-store purchases, up from 2013.

As multichannel retailers develop strategies for the upcoming holiday rush, they must address …

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In big data, Channel Integration

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