For online retailers, the holiday selling season is critical to their financial strength and even survival. That’s why it’s imperative to keep your IT operations up and running and to recognize and repel cyber-attackers. While it’s probably too late to take major actions this holiday season, retailers can still take some steps to minimize such disruptions.
To successfully integrate mobile strategies into your holiday plan of attack, you must first understand how your customers shop and then strive to make that process quicker, easier, and more efficient. And while retailers have been prepping for months for the upcoming shopping season, there are still steps that can be taken now to ensure success on Black Friday and beyond.
Amazon’s positive brand perception as a trusted and reliable ecommerce platform is sure to prompt users to select Login and Pay with Amazon as their login vehicle of choice, given the option.
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
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.
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?
NetSuite Inc. announced its second quarter financial results which show a 35% increase over the same period in the prior year. Cash flows from operations were $15.6 million in the second quarter of 2013, up from $15.2 million in the same period in the prior year.
Selling internationally for U.S. based retailers can be tough especially since international shoppers tend to abandon their shopping carts at higher rates compared to their American counterparts. In fact, according to this snapshot of the international shopper, 37% avoid buying online because of the shipping costs alone. But don’t let that discourage you from selling and shipping globally, here are a few steps you can take to snag that sale.
Shopping habits, shopping devices, and shopping locations are interchangeable in the customer’s eyes, which is why it’s more important than ever for merchants to offer a wide variety of omnichannel fulfillment options, according to Bill Toney, senior vice president, Omnichannel Solutions at VendorNet.
With so many choices available, how do you decide which ecommerce platform best suits your company’s needs?