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EcommerceFeb 26, 2013 8:36 AM By Fred Lizza
Growing a multichannel retail business with order management in the cloud means having important details about the business such as customer orders, fulfillment requests and inventory levels available in real-time as the information is no longer stuck in the back office. SMBs who leverage the cloud gain actionable insight into the details of their business. For small retailers, this insight translates to growth and increased efficiencies, positioning their business to capitalize on opportunity.
EcommerceFeb 26, 2013 8:31 AM By MCM staff
According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) annual E-Commerce Report, produced in partnership with customer experience analytics firm ForeSee, customer satisfaction with e-commerce websites continues to rise, gaining 1.2% to 81.1 on the ACSI’s 100-point scale. The improvement in the e-commerce sector, which comprises the online retail, brokerage, and travel categories, is driven in part by the strong performance of the aggregate of smaller e-retailers and e-brokerages.
EcommerceFeb 25, 2013 8:56 AM By George Eberstadt
Amazon now offers true social Q&A on most of their product pages. Amazon is not the first to introduce this, like they were with customer reviews. But this is why they have leapfrogged the competition with a beautiful execution of the concept.
EcommerceFeb 25, 2013 8:46 AM By Mark Simpson
If you’re considering a replatform, it’s likely because your ecommerce site is highly complex and dynamic, with rich content, targeted merchandising, interactive customer support and advanced search capabilities. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be tricky. Here’s a checklist of six things to help ensure a smoother process.
EcommerceFeb 25, 2013 8:33 AM By Guy Mucklow
Although a number of factors come into play when a customer makes a decision to buy online, none other is more important than trust. Here are five tips to help avoid those common mistakes and develop a website that is secure and trusted.
EcommerceFeb 21, 2013 12:43 PM By MCM staff
CommerceV3 founding partners Nathan Focht (left) and Blake Ellis critiqued a slew of ecommerce sites last week at IRWD 2013. In this video, they talk about what ecommerce trends they saw with Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry.
EcommerceFeb 21, 2013 12:29 PM By Erin Lynch
When looking at some of the more successful fourth quarter performances inside marketplaces such as such as eBay and Amazon, it appears one of the sure fire ways to boost sales is through mobile. As an example, by attracting more customers using mobile gift guides and mobile-only deals, eBay was able to double its mobile sales in 2012. Maybe it’s time your ecommerce company started getting serious about mcommerce.
EcommerceFeb 21, 2013 8:08 AM By Daniela Forte
Best Buy said it plans to put an end to showrooming with a low-price guarantee online and in stores beginning March 3. They electronics retailer promises to match all local retail competitors and 19 major online competitors in all of its product categories.
EcommerceFeb 20, 2013 1:47 PM By MCM staff
Wayfai.com has announced the launch of Daily Fair, a new flash sale feature to engage shoppers with significant savings on an unparalleled selection of home furnishings and decor.
EcommerceFeb 20, 2013 12:10 PM By Bernard Luthi
More consumers are shopping online than ever before, and not just for Christmas. According to figures from eMarketer, U.S. shoppers spent $343.43 billion in 2012 alone. Therefore, in this fast growing retail ecosystem it’s more important than ever for retailers, big or small, to stand out from the crowd.
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