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Ecommerce ARCHIVE

Google Revamping Shopping Experience through Analytics  May 30, 2013 5:48 PM By Erin Lynch

Google has signed on to a multiyear partnership with STELLAService which will allow consumers to access ratings and reviews of various online retailers.

Find the Perfect Ecommerce Platform  May 30, 2013 4:10 PM By Daniela Forte

Have you found the right ecommerce platform? This infographic by Ecommerce Rules, shows nine different entrepreneurs and which ecommerce platform is right for them.

Study Finds 44% of Mobile Shoppers Will Not Return to a Non Mobile Ready Site  May 29, 2013 8:54 PM By Erin Lynch

A recent study from Kentico Software has found that 76% of smartphone users and 78% of tablet users return often to websites that look good and work well on their mobile devices. But for those sites that are not designed responsively, 44% will never go back and 52% will not return on a regular basis.

Gain Brand Loyalty through Social Media  May 29, 2013 6:58 PM By Erin Lynch

Imagine if you can introduce your brand to just some of the 1.1 billion users on Facebook, 500 million users on Twitter, or the 225 million people using LinkedIn. According to this infographic by Social Annex, you can and it’s all about customer loyalty programs.

Corporate Buyers Expect Online Spending to Increase  May 29, 2013 4:29 PM By Daniela Forte

Acquity Group’s 2013 State of B2B Procurement Study discovers 40% of corporate buyers spend at least half of their procurement budget online, but many suppliers lack the online capabilities they demand.

NRF Asks Judge to Reject Swipe Fee Settlement  May 29, 2013 4:28 PM By Erin Lynch

The National Retail Federation, along with 20 other retailers, have asked a federal judge to reject a proposed settlement over credit card swipe fees alleging it is an “evil” price fixing practice conducted by Visa and MasterCard.

Brick and Mortar Retailers Beat Out Online Counterparts  May 29, 2013 3:03 PM By Erin Lynch

As online retailing has become a force to be reckoned with in the retail industry, a close look at how brand equity varies for brick and mortar vs. online brands beckons. Measuring many online retail brands for the first time in the 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study shows that when it comes to the brick and mortar and sides of a single brand, the etailer side lags.

Food Merchants Cut Shipping Costs Without Cutting Corners  May 28, 2013 3:49 PM By Daniela Forte

For direct-to-customer food merchants, the cost to ship merchandise can be rather steep. And when you add in factors such as package weight and spoilage risks, customer incentives such as free shipping is nearly impossible.

Best Buy Online Sales Sees Growth in First Quarter  May 24, 2013 1:58 PM By Daniela Forte

Best Buy reported a 16% jump in domestic online sales for the first quarter which ended May 4 compared to last year’s first quarter. According to president and CEO Hubert Joly, the company continues to make substantial progress with its Renew Blue priorities, according to a press release on

Amazon Tops Walmart in Brand Ranking  May 23, 2013 6:07 PM By Daniela Forte

Amazon topped Walmart with a brand value of $45.7 billion and saw its value grow by 34% while Walmart grew by 5% to $36.2 billion in a top brand ranking, according to an article on The ranking done by BrandZ Ranking, credits Amazon’s operational swiftness for its financial success.

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