4 Things Ecommerce Retailers Must Learn From 1-800-Flowers.com

| Kaartik Iyer

1-800-Flowers has always embraced new ways of reaching out to customers and making their experience easier and more enjoyable. And its huge success with multichannel and digital marketing holds extremely important lessons for merchant businesses everywhere. Here are the top four things you can learn from 1-800-Flowers.com

How Technology Enhances the Customer Experience

| Daniela Forte

In retail today, technology is playing a vital role to offer the best experience for customers. It has enabled retailers to personalize the relationship between the customer and the retailer. In our latest MCM CommerceChat podcast, Logan Crane, Vice President of Operations for Boll & Branch talks about how the brand has used technology to get a more centric view of the customer journey.

Your MarTech Stack is Missing the Mark: How Retailers Can Overcome

| Eric Holtzclaw

The first marketing technology stacks were created to organize, analyze and improve performance. They surfaced in the early 2000’s when three adventurous CMO’s invested in fundamental tools made for superior management of their campaigns and audiences. Here is how the retail marketing industry has come a long way with technology.

Neiman Marcus’ Online Revenues Up 12.5% in Q4

| Daniela Forte

Neiman Marcus reported an increase in online revenues of 12.5%, which accounted for 36% of the overall business for the fourth quarter. See how Neiman Marcus plans to be a more customer-centric company in the future.

Retail Innovation Alive and Well at Shop.org 2018

| Mike O'Brien

Given rapid changes in ecommerce and growing expectations of always-on consumers, it’s no surprise that the sector is a hotbed of retail innovation, technology and investment. And a lot of it was on display at this year’s Shop.org conference in Las Vegas. Here’s a sampling of the new tech that was on display in the Innovation Lab.