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EcommerceMay 25, 2016 6:25 PM By Tim Parry
As omnichannel technology and customer demands grow, ecommerce platforms are evolving into “commerce platforms,” and even “unified commerce platforms.” So whether or not you have a brick-and-mortar presence, how do you determine your present and future platform needs?
EcommerceMay 25, 2016 3:56 PM By Mike O'Brien
Best Buy reported flat comps but 24% growth in ecommerce during the first quarter, as domestic revenue was down due to store closures and pricing pressure. Midway through its $400 million cost reduction effort, the company is keeping an eye on store count while playing up the importance of physical locations in its overall omnichannel customer experience.
EcommerceMay 24, 2016 4:58 PM By Mike O'Brien
Alpha Industries has seen gains in cross-border ecommerce sales and customer satisfaction after partnering with UPS i-parcel on international fulfillment. See what issues Alpha was facing, and how they were solved through outsourcing the handling of its international transactions.
EcommerceMay 23, 2016 9:08 AM By MCM Staff
Doba, a sourcing marketplace for global trading partners and online retailers, has been acquired by Focus Technology Co., Ltd, parent of Made-in-China.com, a leading ecommerce platform that connects global buyers with Chinese suppliers.
EcommerceMay 22, 2016 7:58 AM By Sam Cinquegrani
Smartphone operating systems have had the capability of promoting mobile commerce through such technologies as Google Wallet, Apple Pay and iBeacon, which have been around for years. Yet very little has been done to improve mobile commerce. Does it have to do with the limitations of the smartphone, and the lack of acceptable user experience?
EcommerceMay 19, 2016 5:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Ecommerce-only luxury denim seller DSTLD has seen the benefits of outsourcing its operations, including returns, allowing it to focus on growing its brand. See how the company transitioned from operating its own facility, saving on shipping and giving its customers hassle-free returns.
EcommerceMay 19, 2016 2:42 PM By MCM Staff
Rue La La Chairman Michael Rubin announced the appointment of Mark McWeeny as Chief Executive Officer. See what this will mean for the brand.
EcommerceMay 19, 2016 12:35 PM By MCM Staff
DIY kit service MakersKit has launched a subscription box service, MakersKit Monthly, which will contain a monthly featured DIY project for $24 a month.
EcommerceMay 17, 2016 9:44 AM By Tim Parry
Dollar Shave Club founder and CEO Michael Dubin shared a dirty little secret with CNBC reporter Courtney Reagan as the two shared the main stage at Shoptalk on Tuesday, May 17. Men don’t like to shave. Here’s how Dubin transformed his 5-year-old company from a commodity into a lifestyle brand that has got men on board with personal grooming.
EcommerceMay 13, 2016 9:28 AM By Jason Jaynes
While an online store might be driving solid revenue, there’s still a huge potential sales loss due to shopping cart abandonment. A major challenge for ecommerce stores, shopping cart abandonment is when a consumer adds to their cart but never makes it past the checkout line, occurring at a shocking average of more than 68 percent of all shopping sessions. Here are the top 10 tips for converting shopping cart bails into sales.
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