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TechnologyMar 09, 2014 4:40 PM By Robert DuRoss
In today’s hyper-connected environment, producing slow-loading or unavailable content is equal to providing no digital content at all. While the challenge to produce always-on, high-performing content is daunting, the truth is, it can be done. In fact, it starts with some relatively easy first steps.
TechnologyMar 09, 2014 11:07 AM By Tim Parry
Personalization was one of the underlying themes of eTail West – and it seemed whatever track of sessions you attended, there was talk about how retailers are personalizing the ecommerce experience for their customers. Here are three examples that stood out.
TechnologyMar 05, 2014 3:16 PM By MCM Staff
Overstock.com announced that it has sold over $1 million in product to Bitcoin users since the online shopping site started accepting the cryptocurrency on Jan 9. According to Overstock.com, of the over 4,300 Bitcoin customers that made purchases with the site since January, almost 60% are new customers.
TechnologyMar 05, 2014 1:21 PM By Erin Lynch
Target has announced that Beth Jacob, chief information officer, is resigning from her position as part of an “overhaul” of the retailer’s information security and compliance structure. Jacob’s resignation is effective March 5.
TechnologyMar 03, 2014 11:16 AM By Bernard Luthi
With smartphone penetration in the US at a little above 61%, and a third of all Americans using tablets one thing is clear: the trend for ecommerce success is its all about mobile.
TechnologyFeb 26, 2014 8:05 AM By Tim Parry
What did the major data breach at Target mean for the merchant’s bottom line? It meant fewer consumers shopping at the mass merchant, as well as a $17 million net expense related to the data breach investigation. Target announced Wednesday that sales for its U.S. segment in the fourth-quarter decreased 6.6%.
TechnologyFeb 24, 2014 11:37 AM By Chris Vodola
Every customer touchpoint gives you, the retailer, the opportunity to deliver a “wow” experience — one that keeps the customer coming back and telling their friends about the experience. Get back to basics with these five tactics for empowering your customer service employees while simultaneously ensuring your customers feel taken care of when they reach out for help.
TechnologyFeb 20, 2014 10:55 AM By Erin Lynch
If the 2013 holiday season will be remembered for anything in the ecommerce world, it very well could be how the lack of communication between merchants, carriers and shoppers created an unsatisfactory shopping experience, which is exactly why RibbedTee.com decided to be as upfront as possible regarding a lag in inventory.
TechnologyFeb 17, 2014 3:32 PM By Dr. Melody King
Facebook’s autoplay feature is a boon to marketers who are trying to attract more eyeballs and generate more sharing on Facebook. It’s a relatively low-key way of delivering video about products or brands without causing users to be annoyed by an “intrusive” video popping up unexpectedly (and noisily) on a webpage they’re reading.
TechnologyFeb 17, 2014 2:49 PM By Tim Parry
Is Bitcoin about to change the way we pay for goods and services on the Internet? Or is Bitcoin just another alternative payment method that comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb?