Retail ARCHIVE

3 Ways Ecommerce Can Mimic the In-Store Experience  Oct 28, 2013 11:30 AM By Jeff Hunt

New technologies and approaches are working hard at enabling online retailers to more successfully mimic the real store feel to drive brand loyalty and boost sales. Here are three tips merchants can leverage to deliver more successful in-store experiences on the web in today’s market

Addressing the Brick-and-Mortar Blind Spot  Sep 10, 2013 11:50 AM By Ralph Crabtree

Here’s the challenge: no clicks are generated when a brick-and-mortar shopper steps into a store or stops at a display, and data capture is not simple or straightforward. How do retailers address this?

The Wet Seal’s Second Quarter Shows Flat Ecommerce Sales  Aug 08, 2013 12:03 PM By Daniela Forte

The Wet Seal announced ecommerce sales were flat for the second quarter, according to a release. The retailer reported $120.5 million in net sales, an increase of 6.0% from last year.

8 Tips for Designing Your Warehouse  Aug 07, 2013 3:04 PM By Erin Lynch

If you are thinking about moving forward with building a new warehouse or updating your current one, here are a few tips from Cirrus Logistics to help ensure your warehouse will run at peak performance from the moment you plan your facility.

J.C. Penney Sees Online Growth for Back-to-School  Aug 05, 2013 5:03 PM By Erin Lynch

What a difference a year makes. J.C. Penney, which faced customer backlash, slumping sales, and the stepping down of CEO Ron Johnson, has now become one of the top online shopping destinations for back-to-school sales.

Retailers Cautiously Optimistic for 2013 Holidays  Aug 01, 2013 2:40 PM By Erin Lynch

As we move closer to the 2013 holiday season, retailers are cautiously optimistic about consumer spending however they are expecting to see an uptick in the November and December months. Not surprisingly, retailers expect mobile to play an increased role in driving sales with minimal contributions from social media.

3 Tips to Help Boost Back-to-School Sales  Jul 31, 2013 2:41 PM By Erin Lynch

Even though a majority of merchants already have their back-to-school game plan in place, it’s still not too late to make the most out of the $72.5 billion shopping season.

Boosting Engagement through Returns  Jul 26, 2013 10:49 AM By Erin Lynch

It might not sit high on the hierarchy of important things to tackle when it comes to all things ecommerce, but with 63% of consumers viewing the returns policy before making a purchase, merchant’s better start polishing up their returns plan.

Shoppers Looking for Back-to-School Sales  Jul 25, 2013 1:38 PM By MCM Staff

A new survey has revealed that shoppers will have their eyes on back-to-school deals this summer shopping season. According to the survey conducted by PriceGrabber, results also indicate that 68% of consumers plan to spend up to $500 this season compared up from 63% in 2012.

8 Tips for Creating a Solid Returns Policy  Jul 22, 2013 4:08 PM By Erin Lynch

While most merchants would prefer to not think about their returns policy, it’s imperative for every ecommerce company to have one. Not only is it good business, but it will also help customers trust your brand and the products that you sell. Here are eight tips designed to get you to master the art of the refund policy.






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