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  • Presented by: Neustar

    Gain actionable insights to optimize your media planning with Neustar’s 2013 Global Media Intelligence Report.

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    Industry Reports
    Date: February, 2014

    The Neustar 2013 Global Media Intelligence Report delivers authoritative performance data vital to agencies and advertisers alike. Learn the industry's latest on:

    – How digital channels compare for cost, reach, quality of users, and upper-funnel contributions to conversions
    – Performance trends and results for mobile campaigns and video networks
    – How online ads influence online and offline conversions – including which channels are most effective

    Download the 2013 Global Media Intelligence Report today!

    Sponsored by: Neustar

  • Presented by: Internet Retailer

    Retailers have to rethink their personalization strategies in light of evolving consumer preferences and behaviors in order to present content that is timely and relevant today, and in the future.

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    IR Special Reports
    Date: April, 2014

    Yesterday's personalization methods won't work in today's mobile and multifaceted retail world.

    Online retailers sell more when they present a web site visitor products and content tailored to her interests. And as consumers' Internet usage patterns evolve—with shoppers spending a tremendous amount of time on social networks and on news and entertainment sites, for example—a data-savvy e-retailer can use a shopper's behavioral data to personalize its site content even for a shopper who has never visited the retailer's site.

    In short, retailers have to rethink their personalization strategies in light of evolving consumer preferences and behaviors in order to present content that is timely and relevant today, and in the future.

    This Special Report sponsored by: Neustar, and hiConversion.

  • Even if you’re the largest water ski and wakeboard pro shop in the upper Midwest, come football season through spring, you have a lot of down time on your hands.

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    Case Study
    Date: December, 2012

    Even if you’re the largest water ski and wakeboard pro shop in the upper Midwest, come football season through spring, you have a lot of down time on your hands. Such was the dilemma facing Crystal, Minn.-based Midwest Mastercraft, and its online arm, Waterskis.com. With approximately two-thirds of its annual business occurring in a two month to three month window during the summer, the water sports cross-channel retailer sought to supplement its revenues during the other nine months of the year.

  • Presented by: Alexander Interactive

    Visual design on e-commerce sites is sometimes viewed as a purely aesthetic matter, but it has another important job.

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    Case Study
    Date: December, 2012

    Visual design on e-commerce sites is sometimes viewed as a purely aesthetic matter, but it has another important job. Used effectively, such design elements as color and type font can help visitors navigate a page and call out a product’s best features. Used poorly, they can distract visitors and detract from sales.

    Josh Levine and Seth Newman discuss the redesign of Action Envelope's successful ecommerce website by web agency Alexander Interactive. Presented at the 2009 Internet Retailer Web Design Conference and Expo.

  • Presented by: Certona

    To provide online retailers with a reliable benchmarking tool and to help them better understand how to measure the success of personalization, the team at Certona has developed this industry-wide reference series.

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    Free Guide
    Date: December, 2012

    To provide online retailers with a reliable benchmarking tool and to help them better understand how to measure the success of personalization, the team at Certona has developed this industry-wide reference series. We discuss specific key performance indicators (KPIs) and the concepts involved in personalization such as demand, average order value, conversion rate, segmentation, non-responders, testing and more.

  • Presented by: ChannelAdvisor

    Amazon and eBay offer tools to ease e-retailers' transition into other countries.

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    IR Thought Leadership
    Date: November, 2013

    Cross-border trade is projected to grow nearly 200% over the next five years within the six major markets studied by Nielsen/ PayPal. Retailers, even those with limited resources and personnel, can and should take advantage of this opportunity to successfully expand their sales into global markets.

    Sponsored by ChannelAdvisor

  • Presented by: Internet Retailer

    Each month, Internet Retailer magazine features special sponsored reports on various e-commerce solutions, featuring one technology and sometimes multiple featured vendors in each report. Download this featured special report on Global E-Commerce from the February 2013 issue of IR magazine. Featuring MelissaData, TransExpress, and Hermes.

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    IR Special Reports
    Date: February, 2013

    Each month, Internet Retailer magazine features special sponsored reports on various e-commerce solutions, featuring one technology and sometimes multiple featured vendors in each report. Download this featured special report on Global E-Commerce from the February 2013 issue of IR magazine. Featuring MelissaData, TransExpress, and Hermes.

  • Presented by: Internet Retailer

    More than half of online shoppers use their smartphones and tablet computers in the course of making a typical purchase from an online retailer, according to comScore Inc. data. And so it is no surprise that the look and functionality of mobile and desktop sites are blending as merchants strive to provide a unified experience.

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    IR Special Reports
    Date: February, 2014

    Web and mobile design converge

    Approaches to web design are changing as consumers increasingly browse the web from mobile devices.

    More than half of online shoppers use their smartphones and tablet computers in the course of making a typical purchase from an online retailer, according to comScore Inc. data. And so it is no surprise that the look and functionality of mobile and desktop sites are blending as merchants strive to provide a unified experience.

    Consumers want user-friendly retail sites, and to move easily from a merchant's site on a desktop computer to a smartphone or tablet. Regardless of the device they're using, they want to be able to quickly complete their business. As consumers see it, why should the web site experience change if they access the web using a mobile device or desktop computer?

    This Special Report sponsored by Americaneagle, and 5thFinger.

  • Presented by: Shotfarm

    Shotfarm’s newest case study with activewear manufacturer prAna reveals the significant savings and shortened time to market generated for both suppliers and their resellers through the use of shotfarm’s free Product Image Exchange to distribute and collect product images.

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    Case Study
    Date: December, 2012

    Shotfarm’s newest case study with activewear manufacturer prAna reveals the significant savings and shortened time to market generated for both suppliers and their resellers through the use of shotfarm’s free Product Image Exchange to distribute and collect product images.

  • Presented by: PacNet Services Ltd.

    PacNet Services is your one-stop global payment solution.

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    Free Guide
    Date: December, 2012

    PacNet Services is your one-stop global payment solution. With our help, you can easily accept local forms of payment from around the world:

    • Card Processing
    • Direct Debit Processing
    • Electronic Transfer Collection
    • Check processing
    • Single and Recurring Payment

    With easy integration options, robust data security and worldwide coverage, PacNet offers the payment facilities you need to succeed internationally.

  • Presented by: Optimal Payments

    This special report from the editors of Internet Retailer examines the strategies of Canada's top online retailers and provides detailed data about each of Canada's Top 20. That includes, for each retailer, their sales, traffic, customer demographics, online selection, conversion rate and more.

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    Industry Reports
    Date: March, 2014

    Canada is generally viewed as lagging behind the U.S. in e-commerce, but that doesn't mean Canada-based online retailers are asleep at the switch. On the contrary, the largest Canadian online retailers are growing faster than their U.S. counterparts, in large part by selling aggressively to U.S. consumers while benefiting from less intense online competition for the business of Canadian consumers.

    This special report from the editors of Internet Retailer examines the strategies of Canada's top online retailers and provides detailed data about each of Canada's Top 20.

    Report sponsored by Optimal Payments

  • Presented by: Internet Retailer

    More than half of the largest North American retailers as measured by their 2012 web sales ship orders to consumers outside the United States, and even more are looking to tap into international e-commerce growth markets like Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

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    IR Special Reports
    Date: January, 2014

    Go global, but be prepared to verify

    E-retailers must make sure they’ve got the basics in hand before they chase global sales.

    More than half of the largest North American retailers as measured by their 2012 web sales ship orders to consumers outside the United States, and even more are looking to tap into international e-commerce growth markets like Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

    But there’s more to selling online internationally than setting up a web site. Retailers need to make sure their orders get delivered to the customer, and that’s not always
    easy, especially in emerging markets where the delivery infrastructure can be underdeveloped.

    This Special Report sponsored by Melissa Data

  • Presented by: LiquidPixels Inc.

    Available as an add-on for LiquiFire Blaze, LiquiFire Station provides intuitive browser-based management of all your digital assets and complete control over every aspect of your publishing workflow.

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    Product Demos
    Date: December, 2012

    Available as an add-on for LiquiFire Blaze, LiquiFire Station provides intuitive browser-based management of all your digital assets and complete control over every aspect of your publishing workflow. More efficient management translates into reduced overhead costs and shorter time to deployment, making it easier than ever to keep your customers engaged with new material.

  • Presented by: Internet Retailer

    Each month, Internet Retailer magazine features special sponsored reports on various e-commerce solutions, featuring one technology and sometimes multiple featured vendors in each report. Download this featured special report on Fraud Prevention from the March 2013 issue of IR magazine. Featuring UniteU, Kount, Neustar, and SecureBuy.

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    IR Special Reports
    Date: March, 2013

    Each month, Internet Retailer magazine features special sponsored reports on various e-commerce solutions, featuring one technology and sometimes multiple featured vendors in each report. Download this featured special report on Fraud Prevention from the March 2013 issue of IR magazine. Featuring UniteU, Kount, Neustar, and SecureBuy.

  • Presented by: MarketingSherpa

    Download your free Quick Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization in less than 2 minutes.

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    Free Guide
    Date: April, 2014

    Online testing has become standard practice in many marketing departments, yet our research has shown that almost half of those departments don't calculate statistical significance! In other words, they are making important decisions based on bad data!

    MarketingSherpa Quick Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization will provide you with 9 tactics to ensure you are running valid tests including a free validity tool to record and evaluate your testing data.

    This free 14-page report will teach you how to:

    – Design split tests and multifactorial tests
    – Avoid the three most common validity threats
    – Determine the proper sample size
    – Work with a small sample size
    – Optimize calls-to-action for maximum conversion

    Download your free Quick Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization in less than 2 minutes >>

    Sponsored by: MarketingSherpa

  • Presented by: Baynote

    How do your industry peers use metrics to drive bottom-line performance? Lauren Freedman, president of the e-tailing group, recently conducted in-depth interviews with 20 top retailers to find the answers.

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    Webinar
    Date: December, 2012

    How do your industry peers use metrics to drive bottom-line performance? Lauren Freedman, president of the e-tailing group, recently conducted in-depth interviews with 20 top retailers to find the answers. In this webcast, she’ll share insights from this exclusive Baynote-sponsored research along with highlights from the e-tailing group’s 2012 Annual Merchant Survey.

    Prepare to take notes – the doctor is in.

  • Presented by: Internet Retailer

    When a shopper has to wait, she can quickly grow frustrated, making her more likely to click or tap to a competitor's site. And if that shopper finds the competitor's site meets or exceeds her expectations, chances are she'll remain loyal to that retailer.

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    IR Special Reports
    Date: November, 2013

    Performance Equals Profit

    New technologies help keep sites humming, and revenue flowing.

    Speed matters. Online retailers know that sluggish site performance directly impacts the metrics they care most about: customer satisfaction, conversions, brand reputation and revenue.

    This Special Report sponsored by InstartLogic and Neustar

  • Presented by: Digital River

    The rapidly growing economies of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) offer online merchants incredible growth potential.

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    White Paper
    Date: December, 2012

    The rapidly growing economies of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) offer online merchants incredible growth potential. As each customer base has its own purchasing preferences, e-merchants must develop specific local payment plans if they want to succeed in these soon-to-be top markets.

    The purpose of this whitepaper is to:

    • Provide an overview of the current state of the e-commerce market in each of the BRIC countries
    • Identify preferred local payment methods in the BRIC countries
    • Highlight key facts and figures for the local e-payments landscape

  • Presented by: Listrak

    This recent holiday season saw a big increase in the number of online and mobile shoppers. This means you need to have a strategy in place to keep these new customers engaged and active after the holidays in order to turn them into loyal and long-term customers.

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    White Paper
    Date: January, 2014

    This recent holiday season saw a big increase in the number of online and mobile shoppers. This means you need to have a strategy in place to keep these new customers engaged and active after the holidays in order to turn them into loyal and long-term customers.

    Personalize campaigns with product recommendations

    The key to re-engaging these shoppers is to create personalized email campaigns, and adding recommended products to post-holiday campaigns is a great way to keep new customers buying from you. In fact, 77% of online shoppers make additional purchases when presented with recommended products that match their individual preferences.

    Download this whitepaper to learn how you can turn your mass post-holiday blasts into extremely personalized campaigns that are merchandised to customers individually. It includes five new campaign ideas and other suggestions on where and how to use recommended merchandise to increase sales.

    Sponsored by Listrak

  • Presented by: Monetate

    This eBook reveals eight dos and don’ts of segmentation, as well as ways to leverage that knowledge to deliver more relevant customer experiences and improve your bottom line.

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    Industry Reports
    Date: July, 2013

    Make sure you’re asking the right questions from your data, and uncovering attributes about customers that you can respond to in real-time, in order to deliver the relevant website experiences needed to grow your business. This e-book reveals eight dos and don’ts of segmentation, as well as ways to leverage that knowledge to deliver more relevant customer experiences and improve your bottom line.

    You will learn:

    -- how focusing on just interesting data can lead to segments that you can't act on;  
    -- how high-volume segments don't always mean high-value customers; 
    -- why geographic, technographic and demographic attributes are still worth your attention; 
    -- who should be the segmentation rock stars at your company; and more.

    Get your FREE copy of Segmentation Dos and Don'ts now by filling out the form to the right.

    Sponsored by: Monetate

  • Presented by: Baynote

    Effective Personalization goes beyond the product page and builds on shoppers' cues.

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    IR Thought Leadership
    Date: November, 2013

    Personalization is like a jigsaw puzzle: There are a lot of pieces, but when put together correctly, consumers see a shopping experience customized to their preferences and are led to products that, more often than not, they purchase.

    Sponsored by Baynote

  • Presented by: RSA Silver Tail

    Distinguish Between Customers and Criminals Online. Register for this roundtable session and learn first-hand from leading analysts at the Ponemon Institute.

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    Webinar
    Date: December, 2013

    Stay Ahead of Cybercrime – Distinguish Between Customers and Criminals Online

    Register for this roundtable session and learn first-hand from leading analysts at the Ponemon Institute about:

    - The top e-commerce threats to online retailers

    - The economic impact of cybercrime on revenue and brand value

    - The role of behavioral analytics in distinguishing customers from criminals online

    Sponsored by RSA

  • Presented by: 4-Tell

    4-Tell: Success Stories

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    Case Study
    Date: December, 2012

    We are proud to have a significant impact on our customers’ business. 4-Tell Boost® Recommendations for Web increases conversion and provides a better shopping experience for your customers.

  • Presented by: Neustar

    This Internet Retailer article explains the importance of website load testing to find and fix problems and protect the bottom line. Get web performance and holiday preparation advice from experts as you gear up for your company's most critical revenue season.

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    Industry Reports
    Date: August, 2013

    For online retailers, time is truly money. Just ask any e-retailer whose website has crashed or ground to a halt during back-to-school marketing or the holidays. Downtime or slow performance takes a costly toll in clicks, conversions and revenues, often when you can least afford it. Increasingly, retail and ecommerce companies are seeing a correlation between website performance and revenue performance. With back-to-school selling upon us and the holidays approaching fast, traffic-proofing ecommerce sites is an urgent priority. This Internet Retailer article explains the importance of website load testing to find and fix problems and protect the bottom line. Discover why it's a best practice to take a dual approach, getting baseline data from synthetic website testing and combining it with data about real customer visits. Get web performance and holiday preparation advice from experts as you gear up for your company's most critical revenue season.

    Download the free article to learn:

    - What's at stake: clicks, conversions and online revenues

    - Why retailers do both synthetic and real-user testing

    - How Marketing and IT each have key roles to play

    - The importance of using test results to optimize your site

    Sponsored by Neustar

  • Presented by: LexisNexis

    The annual True Cost of Fraud study conducted by LexisNexis Risk Solutions has helped thousands of retailers stay abreast of the latest risks and solutions related to eCommerce. This year, LexisNexis debuts a study specifically focusing on fraud challenges faced by merchants, financial institutions and consumers in the rapidly expanding mCommerce segment.

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    White Paper
    Date: February, 2014

    The All-New LexisNexis® True Cost of FraudSM Mobile Study

    The annual True Cost of Fraud study conducted by LexisNexis Risk Solutions has helped thousands of retailers stay abreast of the latest risks and solutions related to eCommerce. This year, LexisNexis debuts a study specifically focusing on fraud challenges faced by merchants, financial institutions and consumers in the rapidly expanding mCommerce segment.

    The new study finds that merchants of all sizes are largely unprepared for the fraud that accompanies offering a mobile payment solution such as mPOS, Apps, and other mobile-powered solutions, and are generally unequipped to handle the fraud that invariably accompanies these channels.

    Download the True Cost of Fraud Mobile study to learn about:

    - Key fraud issues affecting the mCommerce space;
    - How the distribution of fraud is shifting across different types of mobile transactions and what it means for your bottom line;
    - How to strengthen your authentication and anti-fraud measures, and;
    - How to reap the benefits of different types of mCommerce while mitigating the efforts of ever more creative fraudsters.

    Download today for all of the insights you need to safely grow your mCommerce channel and protect your revenue.

    Sponsored by: LexisNexis Risk Solutions