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Live Chat and Order Updates a Major Focus for Retailers  Jun 17, 2013 3:39 PM By Erin Lynch

When it comes to revamping their ecommerce sites in 2013, retailers are focusing on keeping the consumer in the loop from the moment an order is placed right until the packaged is delivered to the doorstep.

Cyber Weekend Customers Come Ready to Buy  Jun 17, 2013 3:13 PM By Tim Parry

Even if you don’t sell products geared toward the Black Friday-Cyber Monday crowd, you need to have your ecommerce site in top shape ahead of the holiday rush. Shoppers who come to Party Supplies Delivered come ready to buy, and that leads to its highest conversion rates of the year.

The Secret Fix for Mobile App Customer Retention  Jun 17, 2013 2:44 PM By Bob Moul

The first step in fixing the mobile app retention problem is acknowledging the situation and understanding why it exists. Few, if any apps are perfect on day one, but the rush to bring an app to market, and an inability to know precisely how audiences will respond, both put pressure on companies to launch apps whether they are ready or not.

DHL Opens Warehouse in India  Jun 17, 2013 2:22 PM By Erin Lynch

Joining the ranks of Amazon, DHL Supply Chain announced that it has opened a warehouse in Luhari, India to help meet the growing demand from the consumer, retail, and automotive sectors.

More Merchants Making Ecommerce Video a Must  Jun 17, 2013 1:15 PM By Tim Parry

Nearly 40% (39.8%) of merchants say they plan to add product videos to their ecommerce sites in 2013, according to findings from Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2013 report on ecommerce. Click through for more findings, and to download the complimentary report.

4 Steps to Prevent Double Refunds  Jun 17, 2013 11:14 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

Online merchants often pay a steep price when it comes to chargebacks, which occur when a consumer disputes a charge made on their debit or credit card. Recipients of chargebacks often lose the sale, associated product, valuable time and the fees from card issuers. But those are not the only losses for merchants, as “double […]

Canadians Expected to Make More Father’s Day Purchases  Jun 14, 2013 1:24 PM By Erin Lynch

A new study has found that for this Father’s Day, Canadian shoppers are expected to make more planned purchases compared to years prior.

The Cost of a Subpar Email Campaign  Jun 14, 2013 11:30 AM By Erin Lynch

When it comes to reaching the anytime consumer, email seems to be the best bet for marketers. But how many of those emails are actually making a memorable impact on your shopper?

7 Ways to Provide Exceptional Customer Service  Jun 12, 2013 2:04 PM By Daniela Forte

Customer service is critical between retailers and customers. The rise of social media is sending the message that ecommerce companies need to understand and embrace these new social customers in a timely and personal manner, according to this infographic by Sales Force Desk.

NRF Projects Father’s Day Spending Increase  Jun 12, 2013 1:35 PM By Daniela Forte

Father’s Day is just around the corner and consumers are planning to spend a little more on dad this year, according to a press release by the National Retail Federation. In a spending survey conducted by BIGInsight, the average person will spend $119.84 on Father’s Day gifts this year.

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