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November 11, 2015




The Big Fat Singles Day 2015 Pseudo Live Blog

EDITOR’S NOTE: Singles Day 2015 is here, and I was not awake around the clock… so while this is a running blog about Singles Day 2015, and is somewhat in chronological order, I can only say I am pseudo-live blogging the 11.11 Global …

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November 10, 2015




Free Trumps Speed for Holiday Shipping Policies

Consumers expect to hear knocks on their door from delivery services well into the holiday week and for no cost at all, according to Deloitte’s 30th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends.

Furthermore, the ubiquity of …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

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November 10, 2015




Why Ratings, Reviews and User-Generated Content Drives Customer Loyalty

Ratings, reviews and user-generated content are such an integral part of your ecommerce strategy. For retailers today, it is a must-have.
Ratings and reviews help drive traffic to the website, increase conversion rates, and provide retailers an inside look at …

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In Ecommerce, executive summary

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November 9, 2015




How Customer Feedback Can Make or Break Your Black Friday

It’s almost upon us—the most lucrative day of the year for many retailers. Black Friday is a competitive, high-stakes game. Embracing customer feedback to provide a consistent omnichannel experience gives retailers the edge to win big during this …

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In Blog, Engagement

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December 15, 2014




How to Capitalize on the Right SEO and Social Strategies Globally

Deciding which search engines are the most important for brand visibility is an important step in your international online strategy. You then need to understand how each of these search engines differs from what you are accustomed to.

Russia and …

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In Blog, Global

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November 4, 2015




Don’t Be That Retailer on Cyber Monday

For ecommerce marketers, preparing for the holidays is old hat. But, with November upon us and the unofficial start of the holiday season behind us, it’s time for some straight talk about Cyber Monday.

During the holiday season, retailers …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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October 31, 2015




Holiday Selling Tips: Creating the One-On-One Experience

Can you make an impact this season at this late date and meet heightened expectation among shoppers for relevance and immediacy during the holidays?

Until recently, merchants could succeed during the holiday season with a one-size-fits-all approach. Holiday gift guides …

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In Blog, customer experience

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October 29, 2015




Bill Blass Set to Launch Globally on November 2

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Established in 1970, Bill Blass led the way for American designer brands. Today, the brand is poised to re-enter the market with a thoroughly modern strategy, catering exclusively to eCommerce customers worldwide. The launch collection, designed …

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In cross-border, Global

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November 25, 2014




The Social Matchup: Black Friday -vs- Cyber Monday

Social media is a big part of the overall shopping experience during the holiday season, both brands and consumers use social to share information, especially during the busiest shopping weekend of the year. This infographic by Statsocial, looks at how …

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In Cyber Weekend 2014, Holiday 2014

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October 26, 2015




The Top 6 Innovations in Online Customer Experience

Customer experience is the new frontier of business differentiation. Eighty-nine percent predict that by 2016, they will separate themselves from their competition on the basis of customer experience—more so than product and service. A variety of factors influence a customers’ …

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