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EcommerceSep 19, 2013 1:39 PM By Erin Lynch
In anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping season, Kohl’s announced that it will hire 50,000 seasonal employees nationally in various in-store, distribution center, and customer service positions.
EcommerceSep 19, 2013 1:32 PM By Multichannel Merchant Staff
With IAB Europe reporting an 11.5% growth in the European online advertising market, TRUSTe, the global data privacy management (DPM) company, today announced findings from its latest privacy research – examining consumer’s opinions about online behavioural advertising (OBA) and who they consider responsible for their online privacy.
EcommerceSep 19, 2013 7:08 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff
Same-day Delivery has come to Canada. Canada Post announced Tuesday that it launched a pilot program in the greater Toronto area that will provide evening delivery of products ordered earlier that day from select online retailers. Canada Post said in a press release that Delivered Tonight will be available to a limited number of greater Toronto […]
EcommerceSep 18, 2013 12:57 PM By Erin Lynch
The National Retail Federation has released a short video featuring small retailers from across the country expressing the online disparity between Main Street retailers and internet retailers, along with the “urgent” need for Congress to address the Marketplace Fairness Act.
EcommerceSep 18, 2013 11:00 AM By Tim Parry
Shopping cart abandonment remains a major challenge for merchants, with the average online shopping cart abandonment rate at 75%. But that doesn’t mean you can’t win a cart abandoner back and convert him into a buyer.
EcommerceSep 18, 2013 10:31 AM By Erin Lynch
For the past five years gift cards have been ranked as the number one most popular gift among shoppers. In fact, according to Shopatron, not only will the average shopper spend more than $150 on gift cards annually, but 72% of recipients become repeat customers. Here are five surefire ways you can harness the power of gift cards on your ecommerce site.
EcommerceSep 17, 2013 3:09 PM By Daniela Forte
A new study has found that nearly one in three victims of identity theft have chosen to avoid specific merchants after they have fallen victim to fraud. Here is a quick snap shot into how merchants are handling fraud.
EcommerceSep 17, 2013 11:26 AM By Erin Lynch
Newegg, an exclusive online-only electronics retailer, is looking to open a new Midwest distribution center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The proposal is expected to cost $15 million to lease and equip the 800,000 square-foot facility.
EcommerceSep 16, 2013 2:33 PM By Daniela Forte
Lululemon reported a 39% increase in direct-to-consumer revenue seeing a total of $49.4 million, or 14.3% of total company revenues in the 13 weeks of its second quarter, ending Aug. 4, 2013, according to a press release.
EcommerceSep 15, 2013 7:56 PM By Daniela Forte
Are you looking to expand your U.S.-based business globally? There may be some things you will need to consider before moving towards the international route.