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Ecommerce ARCHIVE

True Checkout Abandonment Can Be Reduced by 13%  Jul 27, 2015 12:18 PM By MCM Staff

A site abandonment survey of more than 60,000 ecommerce shoppers by Bizrate Insights found that retailers can reduce abandonment of those customers who visited with the intent to buy, but didn’t complete a purchase, by listening to their problems and their proposed solutions.

The 5 Lifecycle Stages of an Online Shopper  Jul 27, 2015 11:48 AM By Pini Yakuel

Managing your customer relationships based on lifecycle stages is a powerful way to increase engagement and loyalty. Here’s why deployment of data-driven retention campaigns improves your ability to engage, monetize and retain customers, resulting in long-lasting customer relationships and an improved bottom line.

Week in Review: Jet Cleared for Takeoff, Crowds Ecommerce Skies  Jul 24, 2015 4:50 PM By MCM Staff

After a few months of beta testing, Jet has been cleared for takeoff. And the ecommerce skies have got a little more crowded. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.

Walmart Takes Full Ownership of Yihaodian in China  Jul 23, 2015 3:02 PM By MCM Staff

Walmart announced it has acquired the remaining shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of its ecommerce business in China. See what this will mean for the businesses.

Chinese Consumers Want Fast Delivery, Alibaba Executive Says  Jul 23, 2015 11:08 AM By Mike O'Brien

Rapid delivery, customer interaction and cost transparency are keys to success in China, an Alibaba executive said at Growing Global in Hollywood, CA.

How App Commerce Is Evolving  Jul 23, 2015 10:52 AM By Daniela Forte

Mobile apps are evolving in a big way. In the U.S. 50% of the top retailers offer a transactional app, while U.K. only 18% of the top retailers offer a tranactional app. See how apps are evolving in commerce.

Limited Too Brand Making a Comeback  Jul 22, 2015 2:19 PM By MCM Staff

Bluestar Alliance LLC, a brand management company, announced it has acquired the Limited Too brand trademarks. See what this will mean for the brand.

Facebook the Top Acquisition Platform for Retailers  Jul 22, 2015 11:24 AM By MCM Staff

Twenty-five percent of retailers say Facebook is the top acquisition platform. See how other channels ranked when it comes to selling to the customer.

Gap Teams Up with Birchbox  Jul 21, 2015 1:09 PM By Daniela Forte

Gap is teaming up with Birchbox, the online beauty subscription delivery service by incorporating Birchbox counters in several Gap stores in major cities throughout the U.S. See what this will mean for both brands.

How Consumers are Shopping for Back-to-School  Jul 21, 2015 10:17 AM By Daniela Forte

Back-to-school is practically here and shoppers are gearing up for the best deals and places to shop for school supplies. This infographic offers retailers an inside look at what to expect this back-to-school season.

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