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EcommerceMay 31, 2013 2:57 PM By Daniela Forte
Google is steadily making changes to its online shopping experience for consumers. In just a few months, the search engine has made several announcements in order to compete with the likes of Amazon and its brands.
EcommerceMay 31, 2013 10:48 AM By Erin Lynch
When it comes to getting into the realm of same-day shipping it’s not about building a warehouse in every state or waiting to see what Amazon does. According to Shutl CEO and founder Tom Allason, it’s all about focusing on your brick-and-mortar store.
EcommerceMay 30, 2013 5:48 PM By Erin Lynch
Google has signed on to a multiyear partnership with STELLAService which will allow consumers to access ratings and reviews of various online retailers.
EcommerceMay 30, 2013 4:10 PM By Daniela Forte
Have you found the right ecommerce platform? This infographic by Ecommerce Rules, shows nine different entrepreneurs and which ecommerce platform is right for them.
EcommerceMay 29, 2013 8:54 PM By Erin Lynch
A recent study from Kentico Software has found that 76% of smartphone users and 78% of tablet users return often to websites that look good and work well on their mobile devices. But for those sites that are not designed responsively, 44% will never go back and 52% will not return on a regular basis.
EcommerceMay 29, 2013 6:58 PM By Erin Lynch
Imagine if you can introduce your brand to just some of the 1.1 billion users on Facebook, 500 million users on Twitter, or the 225 million people using LinkedIn. According to this infographic by Social Annex, you can and it’s all about customer loyalty programs.
EcommerceMay 29, 2013 4:29 PM By Daniela Forte
Acquity Group’s 2013 State of B2B Procurement Study discovers 40% of corporate buyers spend at least half of their procurement budget online, but many suppliers lack the online capabilities they demand.
EcommerceMay 29, 2013 4:28 PM By Erin Lynch
The National Retail Federation, along with 20 other retailers, have asked a federal judge to reject a proposed settlement over credit card swipe fees alleging it is an “evil” price fixing practice conducted by Visa and MasterCard.
EcommerceMay 29, 2013 3:03 PM By Erin Lynch
As online retailing has become a force to be reckoned with in the retail industry, a close look at how brand equity varies for brick and mortar vs. online brands beckons. Measuring many online retail brands for the first time in the 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study shows that when it comes to the brick and mortar and sides of a single brand, the etailer side lags.
EcommerceMay 28, 2013 3:49 PM By Daniela Forte
For direct-to-customer food merchants, the cost to ship merchandise can be rather steep. And when you add in factors such as package weight and spoilage risks, customer incentives such as free shipping is nearly impossible.