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When it comes to big data, some online retailers believe the more data collected the better the return. However, studies have shown that it’s not the size of the data you collect that makes you successful, it’s what type
Consumers of Yankee Candle are using multiple devices when they are considering purchasing a product.
Teenagers are headed back-to-school tech savvy and ready to go, after a recent back-to-school survey found that teenagers are focused on gadgets such as smartphones, laptops and tablets.
Even though a decade has past since most retailers became multichannel, the majority still don’t have a good way to track customers across channels. One of the biggest problems is the offline “data hole.” Where online transactions require customers to identify themselves, the same is not true offline.
Strategies designed to find and fill needs attract high value customers who keep coming back and bring their friends. It is obvious which type of marketing is best for long-term corporate success. The challenge is creating the strategies that work best in a real-time marketing arena that includes multiple channels.
Merchants today need to be focused on the user experience and the digital relationship with the merchant. In this video, Smartbear’s Ken Godskind discusses what merchants need to do to prepare their ecommerce sites for the 2013 holiday season.
Having video on your ecommerce site is the perfect selling tool, it not only will boost conversion rates, but also customer satisfaction, according to Dr. Melody King, vice president of marketing and sales for Treepodia.
As smartphones and tablets catch up to the desktop as a popular shopping device for consumers, more and more retailers are revamping their marketing strategies and ecommerce websites to include responsive design. But is that a good thing?
Thanks to laptops, smartphones and tablets, consumers are constantly connected no matter where they are. Which could be one of the main reasons why social sharing and social logins are becoming more popular among shoppers. Take a look at this infographic from Gigya to gain an inside look at how consumers use their social identities across the web and mobile devices.
Predictions for the uptake of mobile payments by American consumers have been falling like the stock market in 2008, while global payments are zooming upward.