Avoiding IT Outages During the Holiday Season

| Carl Meadows

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.

Over 30% of Consumers Worried About Privacy with Loyalty Programs

| Erin Lynch

Loyalty programs are becoming increasingly popular among retailers and consumers alike. However, as more and more consumers are opting in to these types of programs, over 30% of shoppers say the amount of personal information requested by a merchant is a major factor when considering signing up for a loyalty program or not.

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How to Sell Efficiently on eBay and Amazon

| Lisa Steinhart

Marketplaces represent a great revenue opportunity for omnichannel merchants. But as Midwest Photo Exchange learned, the devil is in the details. Here’s why the more time you spend preparing your items and integrating your infrastructure will help you better control your costs and add to your bottom line.

Shipping Concerns for Holiday 2013

| Daniela Forte

Merchants are steadily getting ready for holiday 2013 and many have several shipping concerns as they head into this busy time of the year. See what these shipping concerns are this year among merchants.