A new study by Acquity Group has revealed that Gen Y B2B buyers are more likely to shop online than their older counterparts. The study also found that 40% of buyers purchase frequently from Amazon Supply.
Nearly 60% of consumers who showroom head to Amazon in search for cheaper prices and cheaper shipping options. In this infographic by CouponChief.com, you will learn about some of the factors that influence showrooming including pricing policies, free shipping, and online coupons and codes.
Goodreads will be joining the Amazon family. Amazon reached an agreement with Goodreads this week, the leading site for book recommendations that help people find and share books.
International leader in ecommerce order fulfillment Webgistix announced this week the unveiling of SmartShip for ecommerce retailers. SmartShip will help make strategic approaches to inventory placement by leveraging Webgistix’s nationwide network of fulfillment centers to offer consumers faster and more economical shipping, according to a press release.
Amazon now offers true social Q&A on most of their product pages. Amazon is not the first to introduce this, like they were with customer reviews. But this is why they have leapfrogged the competition with a beautiful execution of the concept.
Is a merger between OfficeMax and Office Depot just a few days away? Although the office supply giants are keeping a tight lip, there have been several published reports within print and online media pointing all signs to yes.
Amazon extends its domination of ecommerce into the mobile platform, according to the ForeSee Mobile Satisfaction Index: Holiday Retail Edition. In the survey, which was conducted of more than 6,200 consumers during the peak holiday shopping season between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the online marketplace scored highest among 25 of the top mobile commerce companies.
Amazon has announced plans to open a new one million-square-foot fulfillment center in Tracy, California, making it the third one in the state for the ecommerce company.
Competing against Amazon is a tall order any time of year, but especially during the crush of the all-important holiday season. Here are seven tips for merchants to better compete against Amazon this holiday season.
Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, said there is “big momentum” for federal legislation that would allow states to require online retailers to collect sales tax