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October 31, 2014




3 Ways to Prevent Holiday Cart Abandonment

This year, online holiday sales are expected to grow between eight and 11% over 2013, to as much as $105 billion. That’s great news for businesses, but it’s not without its challenges: The overall increase in online shopping cart abandonment is …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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October 28, 2014




How to Transform Omnichannel Retail from Myth to Reality

As you’re folding laundry at the end of a long day, you realize that your favorite pants are sporting stains from the tomato sauce-covered pasta that was yesterday’s dinner. Try as you might, the stain is there to …

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In Blog, marketing

UPS, United Parcel Service, FedEx, United States Postal Service, USPS, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, holiday forecast, holiday peak 2014, 2014 holiday, retail, ecommerce

October 27, 2014




Retailers Preparing for Surge in Omnichannel Holiday Shopping

With expectations higher than ever for a merry omnichannel holiday season, retailers are assertively preparing their shipping operations to avoid delivery and service hiccups.

According to Shop.org’s eHoliday survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, nearly eight in 10 (78.8%) retailers …

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In Fulfillment, News

March 12, 2013




Wealthy Consumers Wary of Surrendering Personal Data Online and In-Store

Wealthy consumers are cautious in divulging personal information on ecommerce sites. The Luxury Institute surveyed U.S. consumers with a minimum income of $150,000 about their attitudes on privacy along with their experiences with companies collecting and handling personal data, according …

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In Channel Integration, Cross Channel

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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

February 12, 2013




Clarks Americas Teams Up With Invodo Video Solutions for Best In-Store Experience

Clarks Americas, a global designer and footwear retailer, has teamed up with Invodo to focus on creating the best in-store experience through video, according to a release from Invodo.
The retailer has revamped its site by offering product videos that …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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

December 14, 2012




The True Story of a Seamless In Store Return at Old Navy

On Nov. 26, or a day better known to the ecommerce world as Cyber Monday, I was given the assignment to use my iPhone 4S to shop online using any personal email promotion I received for that day in my inbox. …

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In Email, Mobile

December 12, 2012




Office Depot Announces In-Store Pick Up Within Hour for Online Orders

Office Depot has announced that customers can now pick up most of its online inventory at a traditional brick and mortar store within an hour of ordering from the web.
In a press release, the office supply retail chain said …

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In Email, Operations & Fulfillment

December 3, 2012




5 Tips to Turn Showrooming Consumers into In-store Customers

Is that a competitor lurking in aisle 7?! Retailers nowadays are increasingly contending with questions like this one. No, they’re not being infiltrated by a new and insidious breed of corporate spies. Rather, consumers – via their mobile devices – are inviting …

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In Analytics, Channel Integration

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