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TechnologyDec 04, 2013 10:17 AM By Ryan Lillis
Online retailers are always on the lookout for ways to drive additional revenue, accept during the holiday time, when merchants are generally focused on securing sales. But the smartest retailers are also concentrating on website performance and how to use the holiday shopping season to derive data. Here are 5 things you can do, right now, that will help increase conversion rates throughout 2014.
TechnologyDec 03, 2013 4:07 PM By MCM Staff
Cyber Monday proved to be the biggest online sales day in the history of Walmart. In fact, according to the retailer, from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday was the highest five-day stretch in online sales for the retailer in its history with over one billion page views processed.
TechnologyDec 03, 2013 6:51 AM By MCM Staff
If showrooming was a holiday trend to watch in 2012, then webrooming – wherein consumers do their research online and then head to the store to actually make a purchase – is the one to watch this holiday season. Here’s how consumers responded to a pre-Cyber Weekend Harris Poll on the two retail trends.
TechnologyDec 01, 2013 8:37 PM By Klaus Enzenhofer
This holiday season, businesses must focus extensively on application performance and usability, in order to get users to increase transactions. Compuware has compiled the following five suggestions for improving performance and boosting sales.
TechnologyNov 30, 2013 9:38 PM By MCM Staff
[CLICK HERE for Multichannel Merchant's Cyber Weekend 2013 coverage] Mobile Visits Grow, but Revenue Explodes: Thanksgiving Day Sales on Smartphone-optimized Websites up 258% (via PR Newswire) PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Branding Brand, the leading mobile commerce platform to top retailers, today announced the results of its Mobile Commerce Index for Thanksgiving Day, which […]
TechnologyNov 30, 2013 9:17 PM By MCM Staff
While many merchants optimized their ecommerce sites for growing Cyber Weekend demand, Compuware APM questions whether they have been prepared for the mobile commerce onslaught.
TechnologyNov 29, 2013 4:12 PM By Tim Parry
Thanksgiving Day became a $1 billion ecommerce sales day. Actual sales came in at $1.062 billion, according to the Adobe analysis based on 180 million visits to more than 1,000 U.S. retail websites.
TechnologyNov 27, 2013 2:16 PM By Erin Lynch
U.S. based footwear merchant Skechers announced that it is planning a major investment and technology upgrade to its European distribution center in Belgium. These investments will improve performance and prepare the facility for a future expansion.
TechnologyNov 21, 2013 2:23 PM By Tim Parry
Williams-Sonoma Inc.’s direct-to-customer revenues for the third quarter were more than $511 million, a 14% increase compared to the same period in 2012. Direct made up 49% of all revenues for the comapny.
TechnologyNov 20, 2013 2:56 PM By Erin Lynch
While merchants have been putting forth most of their efforts into creating a customer-centric approach in the contact center and the warehouse, the top initiative by executives moving forward is to also create a customer-centric supply chain.