Daniela Forte

Content Manager

dforte@accessintel.com / DForteMCM

Daniela Forte is the Content Manager of Multichannel Merchant. Prior to this, she served as the Associate Editor and before that the Content Producer for the team since 2013. Daniela covers the marketing and ecommerce beats for Multichannel Merchant. She was previously a news reporter for The Litchfield CountyTimes in Northwestern Connecticut.

Guess Brings AI to Fashion with Alibaba Collaboration

| Daniela Forte

Guess is partnering with Alibaba Group to bring artificial intelligence to fashion and provide customers with a richer shopping experience combining online and offline elements. Here are some of the features of the FashionAI concept store and what it means for Guess.

The Truth About Shopping Cart Abandonment

| Daniela Forte

Getting people to convert on your ecommerce site can be a bit of a challenge. In fact, one of the most common reasons for cart abandonment has to do with shipping, taxes and extra fees. This infographic by ShipBob reveals why shoppers aren’t converting on your ecommerce site.

Amazon May Launch a Holiday Toy Catalog

| Daniela Forte

With the demise of Toys R Us, Amazon is looking to fill the gap by launching a toy catalog this holiday season, mailing it to millions of U.S. households and distributing it at Whole Foods Markets. See how else Amazon is embracing more traditional retail approaches.

Pinduoduo Files For $1 Billion IPO in the U.S.

| Daniela Forte

Shanghai-based ecommerce marketplace Pinduoduo, China’s third-largest after Alibaba and JD.com, is seeking to raise up to $1 billion in a U.S. IPO on an exchange to be named later, less than three years after its founding, See how the company differentiates itself from other Chinese marketplaces.

Walmart Launches 3D Virtual Shopping Tour and “Buy the Room”

| Daniela Forte

Walmart is testing a new experience that enables customers to take a virtual shopping tour of a curated apartment showcasing nearly 70 items from both national brands and private labels. See how Walmart is making the shopping experience easier for customers through this virtual experience.

How Ryonet Enhanced Its Ecommerce Marketing Performance

| Daniela Forte

Screen printing business Ryonet found that things work better the second time around. The company’s challenge was that its CRM, ERP and ecommerce solutions were siloed, making it difficult to maintain and transfer customer data back and forth among systems. Here is how it removed the silos to achieve success.

GameStop Exploring a Buyout

| Daniela Forte

GameStop Corp. confirmed it is in “exploratory discussions” with third parties regarding a potential acquisition but said there are “no assurances” that any deal will result from the discussions. See which private equity firm has expressed interest in the gaming retailer.

Amazon Prime Day Date Accidently Leaked

| Daniela Forte

The date for Amazon Prime Day was accidently leaked to the public, reportedly starting at midday on July 16 and running through July 17. Should these be the actual dates of Amazon Prime Day, it would make it the biggest shopping day for the marketplace giant. Here is a look back at Amazon Prime Day 2017.