When it came to standing out and in front of their competitors over the 2012 Cyber Monday holiday, a new Innotrac report has found that retailer’s main focus was free shipping.
When it comes to making sure your site visitor finalizes the purchase, retailers should always remember that the basic aim should be to make the checkout process as simple as possible. Here are 7 tips from Econsultancy on how to reduce cart abandonment.
While a focus on social media initiatives seems to be lacking in most contact centers as of late, a new Deloitte study has found that the use of social media is expected to rise within the next 24 months.
More than two-thirds of Americans prefer to shop in traditional, brick and mortar stores than online commerce sites, according to a recent survey. The survey found that shoppers gravitate towards retail locations that offer customized shopping experiences.
Customer service is key when it comes to boosting sales, customer engagement and satisfaction. Let’s face it; a happy customer is a buying customer.
Tom Maryniarczyk, associate vice president of ecommerce analytics and promotions, at Sears Canada, shares his ideas on successful online merchandising and personalizing the online shopping experience.
More merchants are monitoring social media in the contact center than offering live chat, according to the results of the MCM Outlook 2013 survey. According to the survey results, 46.5% of respondents are monitoring social media in the contact center, while just 21% are using live chat technology.
Is a merger between OfficeMax and Office Depot just a few days away? Although the office supply giants are keeping a tight lip, there have been several published reports within print and online media pointing all signs to yes.
Apparel and accessories seller GUESS will leverage VendorNet’s StoreNet technology to implement omnichannel retail capabilities, specifically fulfillment of online sales from its brick and mortar locations.
Results of the e-tailing group’s 15th Annual Mystery Shopping Study, conducted during the fourth quarter of 2012, have been released and nine merchants, including Zappos, Saks Fifth Avenue, Zappos and Office Depot have been recognize for excelling at online customer service.