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The National Retail Federation has released a short video featuring small retailers from across the country expressing the online disparity between Main Street retailers and internet retailers, along with the “urgent” need for Congress to address the Marketplace Fairness Act.
Designer Kenneth Cole, who created a social media firestorm this week after posting a tweet that some argued mocked the plight in Syria, released a video on Instagram responding to the backlash but issuing no apology.
When it comes to various shipping options for the larger merchant, ship-from-store is not just a passing trend, according to Manish Chowdhary, founder and CEO of GoECart.
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.
What is the best way to reach and secure the anytime, anywhere consumer this holiday season? According to Branden Jenkins, general manager of etail and retail for NetSuite, the answer is omnichannel.
Omnichannel is all the buzz right now among consumers. In a recent one-on-one interview with Multichannel Merchant, Melanie Alavi, retail manager for UPS, explains why it is important more than ever for merchants to embrace the anytime, anywhere shopper.
Wired has posted a new video introducing the ecommerce world to a few members of the robotic workforce at the Quiet Logistics order fulfillment center in Devens, Mass. According to the video, the robots, which have names such as Peanut Botter, Botter Rum, Juke Bot, Bot-B-Q, and Walter CaBot IV, require a five minute recharge every hour and have a 99.94% accuracy rate.
YouTube is connecting people with products in a new initiative where they can now shop for products while viewing videos on YouTube channels. According to blog post by Google, which owns YouTube, people use the video site for entertainment, learning a new skill, find new information, and shop for products.
J.C. Penney took to Facebook to acknowledge the marketing mistakes it has made over the past year and a half and is now asking customers to “come back” according to a post on its Facebook page.
Scot Wingo, CEO and founder of ChannelAdvisor, sits down with Tim Parry, senior content manager at Multichannel Merchant, at NEMOA directXchange 2013. In this video, Wingo discusses the growth of the eBay marketplace, why merchants should not waste time building mobile apps, and how couch commerce is changing shopping trends.