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Ecommerce ARCHIVE

Week In Review: It’s a Free for All for  Oct 09, 2015 6:24 PM By MCM Staff has made a few splashes since the members-only marketplace officially launched 11 weeks ago. And word came this week that eliminated its $50 membership fee. Here’s a look at founder Marc Lore’s bold move, and the rest of the news that shaped the industry this week.

The Guide to the Perfect Checkout  Oct 09, 2015 10:54 AM By Daniela Forte

The checkout closes the deal between an engaged consumer and the retailer. In this infographic by PCAPredict, retailers learn how to remove friction and take advantage of the $370 billion online sales that is predicted to be made by 2017.

3 Ways to Keep Your Ecommerce Customers  Oct 08, 2015 10:27 AM By Toby Owen

For many ecommerce companies, their website is the primary sales channel, means of customer communication and marketing vehicle. Here are ways to keep your ecommerce customers.

NRF Says Holiday Ecommerce Sales to Increase 6% to 8%  Oct 08, 2015 9:43 AM By MCM Staff

NRF is forecasting online sales to increase between 6% and 8% to as much as $105 billion. See what other projections NRF made for the holidays.

Office Depot Inc. Announces Major Redesign of Mobile App  Oct 06, 2015 11:00 AM By MCM Staff

Office Depot Inc. announces major redesign of mobile app with a focus on personalization and convenience for the customer. See what the retailer is doing to enhance the experience.

EMV Chip Cards Shifting Retailers’ Risk to Online Commerce  Oct 06, 2015 9:49 AM By David Fish

By October 1, most U.S. debit and credit cards will have been reissued with microchip technology to a more secure global payment system known as EMV.

What Merchants Need to Know About Affiliate Fraud  Oct 05, 2015 1:57 PM By Kirsty Tull

As with ecommerce in general, merchants who prioritize fraud prevention and detection will benefit the most from affiliate marketing relationships, while those who don’t do their research are putting their revenue stream, reputation and banking relationships at risk.

What Amazon Business Means for the Changing B2B Marketplace  Oct 05, 2015 10:57 AM By Chris Dalton

The launch of Amazon Business signifies Amazon’s second major move into the wholesale arena. A larger and improved version of the former AmazonSupply, the new site touts its success to encourage businesses to buy wholesale products from the site.

Fraud Is No Deterrent for Card-Not-Present (CNP) Shoppers  Oct 05, 2015 10:40 AM By Monica Eaton-Cardone

The parallel rise of fraud and spending doesn’t seem to add up upon first glance. As fraud increases throughout mobile and electronic commerce, some would think that spending throughout these channels would begin to decline. However, this is not the case.

Fighting Comp Sales for the Holidays  Oct 05, 2015 9:57 AM By Arthur

Holiday marketing campaigns appear to start earlier every year, both in-store and online, and it seems that the larger omnichannel retailers are leading the way this year.

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