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Adhering to consumer expectation, retailers are making mobile a “key initiative” in 2014, according to an infographic by Shop.org. Major companies like Walmart, Amazon, Rue La La are all making mobile part of the shopping experience.
Since it began working with NetSuite, Jimmy Jazz has averaged 87% annual ecommerce growth over the past four years.
Walmart will open a 1.2 million sf distribution center in Indiana by 2015 that will distribute goods to more than 160 million people in two days or less.
GoECart has partnered with Bongo International to make global ecommerce easier and quicker for GoECart customers.
Fab.com, a U.S.-based ecommerce retailer, announced it is acquiring One Nordic Furniture Company, which is based in Finland and Sweden, according to a press release.
Cooking.com said it has increased its sales on marketplaces and been able to access more shoppers and channels of demand to grow its revenue.
Overall U.S. retail online sales in the week leading up to Father’s Day were up 14% compared to the same period last year.
Since instituting Google Wallet Instant Buy in 2012, Rockport has seen 90% of consumers who begin a mobile purchase using the application to complete it, compared to just 3% for mobile purchases overall.
Neiman Marcus recently saw its Pinterest account increase by more than 3,000 followers and web engagement increase by 32% after it launched an exclusive product interest campaign.
Ulta Beauty continues to enhance the online shopping experience with new releases of the platform, including a product Q&A platform called “Ask Ulta” on the site and the addition of brand stores to highlight collections and the rest of the assortment, as well as promote services like the Benefit Brow Bars.