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Ikea Group has plans to extend its ecommerce to all of its international markets in the next few years. This online rollout resumes after a year-long standstill, according to Bloomberg.
Electronics retailer Radio Shack could file for bankruptcy soon after its shares lost nearly a third of its value, brokerage Wedbush Securities reported Tuesday, according to Reuters.
The mobile wallet has been around for the greater part of the 21st century. But Apple’s announcement of Apple Pay for iOS 8 devices has industry experts suddenly abuzz about mobile wallet adoption.
Apple has announced Apple Pay, a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay.
Staples and Whole Foods announced Tuesday plans to bring the Apple Pay mobile wallet to its stores, which will make it easy for customers to securely and privately pay for purchases from their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch.
Twitter announced Monday that it is testing a Buy button, which allows tweeters to buy merchandise from retailers via Twitter, without leaving the social media platform.
In essence, a positive user experience in the era of tablets and smartphones requires the same core components that have always factored into the formula for customer satisfaction. Here are three steps to perfecting the ecommerce user experience.
Social media has become more than just a channel today. Retailers are finding innovative ways to leverage their brands using social media platforms. With customers married to their mobile devices, it is imperative that retailers step up their social media game and engage in dialogue.
UPS announced last week it launched a customer pickup program trial in mid-July that allows people to pick up parcels from 172 retail locations in Chicago and New York.
While the global B2C ecommerce market is booming, there are luxury brands that have yet to embrace this sales channel, according to a press report by ystats.com. As a result, growing luxury ecommerce revenues have gone to online and multichannel retailers and flash sales sites.