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EcommerceMar 01, 2016 12:48 PM By Mike O'Brien
Startup and Amazon challenger Jet.com has massively expanded its inventory of home furnishings, acquiring ecommerce seller Hayneedle for an undisclosed sum. The move adds millions of new items like patio furniture and pet supplies to a Jet.com inventory that is heavily skewed toward everyday consumer goods.
EcommerceFeb 29, 2016 5:14 PM By Adrien Nussenbaum
The online shopping experience has never been better, thanks in large part to Amazon. The company’s unparalleled focus on delivering first-class customer experience has given consumers greater expectations in terms of service, delivery, choice and price transparency.
EcommerceFeb 29, 2016 4:56 PM By Stephanie Gifford
Think you have what it takes to start an ecommerce empire? If so, be sure to build a strong foundation and do some research first. Here are six useful tips to get the ball rolling on your ecommerce empire.
EcommerceFeb 29, 2016 3:15 PM By James Gagliardi
A quiet revolution is taking place in how we exchange money for goods. From mobile payments to pay buttons in social media, to action-less payments and subscription services, nothing will remain as it was. To help you make sense of it all, here is a digital commerce forecast for 2016.
EcommerceFeb 26, 2016 1:42 PM By Daniela Forte
Wayfair announced last week that its fourth quarter direct sales grew 98% to $686 million in the fourth quarter compared to 2014, during its earnings call Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah explained how Wayfair has grown its direct business, which is 93% of total net revenue. On top of that, Wayfair announced the launch of its new catalog, which will marry its online and offline business together. See what else Wayfair has cooking in the months ahead.
EcommerceFeb 26, 2016 12:28 PM By Mike O'Brien
Target hit on a winning combination of free shipping and omnichannel operations to grow its digital sales a healthy 34% in Q4, while same-store sales grew just 1.9%. In addition, 30% of its digital sales were either from buy online, pickup in store or ship-from-store transactions. See how Target got it done in 2015, especially during the critical holiday season.
EcommerceFeb 25, 2016 4:02 PM By Louisa Rupp
This year, retailers are putting a stake in the ground by creating continuous shopping experiences, whether the checkout lane is a couch or store aisle. Here are four trends retailers should look out for in 2016.
EcommerceFeb 25, 2016 2:45 PM By MCM Staff
UPS took a big leap this week by investing in crowdsourced startup Deliv, getting a seat on its board and a front-row seat on its operating model. Stay tuned to see how the carrier is able to leverage this relationship to better understand and take advantage of the burgeoning sector of the on-demand economy.
EcommerceFeb 25, 2016 11:51 AM By Daniela Forte
Schuler Shoes achieved success when it was able to decrease its website bounces, gained improvements in its search and navigation pages and increase time spent on the site after implementing a search and navigation plugin. See what other improvements were made for the brand.
EcommerceFeb 24, 2016 5:51 PM By Mike O'Brien
In a move surely designed to boost the already burgeoning rolls of Prime membership, Amazon has announced a change to its free shipping policy, raising the order threshold for the service to $49 for those without a $99 per year Prime subscription. The threshold had been orders of $35 or more.
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