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The Mobile 500: Mobile Sales, Responsive Design and Apps Surge
Sponsored by
  • Akamai
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description:

During this live webinar we will provide you an overview on key numbers from the Mobile 500, including mobile commerce sales, growth rates, and which mobile merchants are growing fastest and why.

Highlights of the topics covered:

  • Mobile commerce sales by the retailers in the 2015 Mobile 500 combined with mobile sales from eBay will hit $117.78 billion in 2014, up 77% from $66.56 billion in 2013. What is driving this incredible growth, and how are top mobile merchants raking in the sales?
  • The number of Mobile 500 retailers with responsive design sites has ballooned 164%. Who switched their design strategies, and why?
  • 262 of the 500 leading mobile merchants offer 602 apps, and sales through apps are up big. Why are apps increasingly important in retail?
Sponsored by
  • Akamai
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    Mark Brohan

    Bill Siwicki

    M.J. Johnson

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What's New with Amazon? (And What Does It Mean For You?)
Sponsored by
  • ChannelAdvisor
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description:

On a mission "to be Earth's most customer-centric company," Amazon has become an innovation powerhouse that sets the direction of e-commerce for others to follow. And the company's recent advancements have once again lived up to our high expectations. Just this year, Amazon issued over 100 press releases, announcing products such as the Amazon Fire Phone, original shows on Prime Instant Video, company acquisitions, quarterly financial results and new stores and product categories – and there are still three months left in 2014! Who has the time to keep up with all the news? And which features directly affect online retailers?

Sponsored by
  • ChannelAdvisor
Speakers:
    Rachel Miller

    Gina DeFrank

    Don Davis

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**Everything** Makes Your Web Site Slower – Here's Why, and What You Can Do
Sponsored by
  • Instartlogic
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Just about every enhancement to your web site makes it perform more slowly: Responsive design, personalization, high resolution images, analytics tools, A/B testing tools and more all make your site slower. Add in mobile users connecting wirelessly and you have a ‘perfect storm’ for poor web performance, frustrated users and lower sales.
Sponsored by
  • Instartlogic
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    Peter Blum

    Mark Grannan

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Laser Retargeting: Today’s Precision Methods Produce Dramatically Better Results
Sponsored by
  • Trueffect
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 1:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description:

Think you’ve lost the sale when a browsing shopper leaves your site without buying that handbag she’s been eyeing?  Think again.  In its simplest form, the practice of retargeting serves ads to people more frequently after they have left a retailer’s site.  

 

Retargeting is a critical component in the digital marketing mix and a key element of the conversion funnel.  

 

Sponsored by
  • Trueffect
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    Rolfe Swinton

    Dax Hamman

    Martin Smith

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The Content & Commerce Collision – Are You Ready?
Sponsored by
  • ORACLE
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Marketing and commerce have collided.  As digital selling has evolved to replicate or replace the in-store buying experience, marketing content has become an integral component to inform and instill confidence in online buyers. Organizations need to be able to deliver a single, relevant digital experience but often struggle due to siloed marketing and eCommerce teams and legacy technology set up for different organizational goals.


Sponsored by
  • ORACLE
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    Katrina Gosek

    Daniel Moure

    Lars Furtwaengler

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Step 1 for Driving Referral Revenue: Promote, Promote, Promote.
Sponsored by
  • Extole
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Retailers are adopting referral marketing as their next customer acquisition channel because it gets results. By rewarding existing customers, brands can drive measurable, repeatable new revenue that's grounded in enthusiasm for your brand and trust people enjoy with friends.
Sponsored by
  • Extole
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    Anna Sergeeva

    Chris Duskin

    Trip Kucera

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How To Super-Personalize Your Online Marketing
Sponsored by
  • Silverpop
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: The Internet provides consumers with many ways to interact with a brand—they talk with and about retailers and products in multiple online venues and across devices. That provides retailers and brands with a wealth of information about buyer behavior and preferences that can enhance their online campaigns—if they can effectively collect and use that data.
Sponsored by
  • Silverpop
Speakers:
    Allison Enright

    Julie Hopkins

    Nathan Decker

    Adam Steinberg

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Holiday Marketing: How to Keep Your Spirits Bright
Sponsored by
  • Oracle
Thursday, August 7, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: In this webcast, Oracle Marketing Cloud experts Ryan Hofmann and Wacarra Yeomans will discuss and share key retail marketing strategies and tips for the upcoming holiday season.
Sponsored by
  • Oracle
Speakers:
    Allison Enright

    Wacarra Yeomans

    Ryan Hofmann

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China: How To Win in the World's Largest E-Commerce Market
Sponsored by
  • ExportNow
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description:

Perhaps the most exciting development in e-commerce today is the rapid emergence of China and the growing success of U.S. companies in China e-commerce. China boasts:

  • The largest e-commerce market in the world (Yes, bigger than the U.S.), with annual sales of over USD 213 billion
  • USD 539 billion in expected annual e-commerce sales by 2015
  • Over 500 Million registered users on its largest e-commerce platform (that's more than double Amazon's users!)
  • Massive growth potential— e-commerce in China only has a penetration rate of 45.8%, and continues to grow at nearly 10% per year
Sponsored by
  • ExportNow
Speakers:
    Frank Lavin

    Don Davis

    Ozan Gursel

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Insights Into the Modern B2B Buyer
Sponsored by
  • hybris Software
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Senior Analyst Andy Hoar from Forrester Research teamed up with Internet Retailer to conduct a survey of B2B businesses to understand their experiences buying online.  The survey of both corporate end users and corporate procurement managers will produce first-of-its-kind buy side benchmarks related to B2B channel research and buying preferences, B2B mobile and tablet device behavior, etc.

This webinar, sponsored by hybris Software, will provide new aggregate e-commerce performance benchmarks and present critical insights about how B2B companies are buying online.
Sponsored by
  • hybris Software
Speakers:
    Andy Hoar

    Don Davis

    John Fisher

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5 Surprising Online Marketplaces That Can Make You Money
Sponsored by
  • ChannelAdvisor
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Mark your calendars for June 24th—discover some of the top domestic and foreign online marketplaces that may have flown under your radar.
Sponsored by
  • ChannelAdvisor
Speakers:
    Jayson Humphrey

    Thad Rueter

    Jeremy Vandenberg

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Pitfalls on the Road to E-Commerce Replatforming
Sponsored by
  • Magento
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Mark your calendars for May 21—learn the right way to expand your e-commerce platform and which mistakes to avoid from a real-world example of an e-retailer’s recent lessons in replatforming.
Sponsored by
  • Magento
Speakers:
    Paul Demery

    Victoria Markley

    Craig Peasley

    Peter Sheldon

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Top 500 Webinar Series Part II
Sponsored by
  • Akamai
Thursday, May 15, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Join us for our second annual Top 500 webinar on May 15, 2014. Internet Retailer’s researchers and editors will present their exclusive insights on the comprehensive financial, operating, marketing and web site performance data of the 500 leading e-retailers in North America—the 11th edition of the 2014 Top 500 Guide®.

Think of it as a power hour that will help you immeasurably in achieving your business goals for 2014.
Sponsored by
  • Akamai
Speakers:
    Mark Brohan

    Don Davis

    M.J. Johnson

    Stefany Zaroban

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The Digital Trifecta:Content Management, E-Commerce & Marketing Automation
Sponsored by
  • Episerver
Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Visitors to your website hope to have a personalized experience, so understanding how to inform and continually improve your marketing automation strategy from an individual visitor’s web behaviors boils down to mission-critical marketing. Fortunately, there are available technologies that work cohesively to deliver an integrated solution to drive real ROI. Join the discussion with leading marketing automation provider Silverpop and content management and e-commerce platform EPiServer.
Sponsored by
  • Episerver
Speakers:
    Bob Egner

    Dave Walters

    Don Davis

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Inventory and Order Management: Streamlining for Supply Chain Success
Sponsored by
  • NetSuite
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description:

Offering the right product to the right customer through the right channel can be a lot harder than it sounds, especially for e-retailers struggling in supply chain management sore spots like inventory and order management. To win loyal customers, you've got to show your customers all available inventory, ship from the optimal location and respond quickly from customer requests fielded from multiple touch-points: e-mail, live chat, social networks and physical store locations. Dizzy yet?

 

Sponsored by
  • NetSuite
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    Steve Rowen

    Jay Moltz

    Andy Lloyd

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New Strategies for Finding—and using—the Data That Drive Effective E-mails
Sponsored by
  • Bronto
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: E-mail remains one of most effective means of online marketing for retailers – but only for those who keep adjusting to the rapid changes in consumer behavior and in the strategies of the companies that provide e-mail inboxes to consumers. Today’s e-mail message saturation has diluted consumers' attention as they seek to fend off the overload, and companies like Google often shunt marketing messages out of sight.   This webinar will identify today’s top barriers to getting consumers’ attention and the ADVANCED ways innovative retailers are using customer analytics to overcome them.
Our speakers will share proven strategies and tactics to ensure your e-mail campaigns stay relevant, and that your customers read, and respond to them.
Sponsored by
  • Bronto
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    David Daniels

    Lareen Strong

    Susan Wall

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Physical/Digital Convergence:New Technology for Omnichannel Retail
Sponsored by
  • IBM
Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Date & Time: Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT
Cost: Free
Description: Physical-Digital convergence is transforming the retail experience. Consumers expect to use all their technologies (smart phones, tablets, social media, etc.) in all aspects of their lives – including in stores, which are still the heart of the brand experience. With additional data sources, such as intelligent opt-in location based technology, combined with existing data sources (POS, web, marketing, social, etc.) and using advanced analytics, retailers can gain a true 360 view of customers and performance, and turn that insight into action.
Sponsored by
  • IBM
Speakers:
    Allison Enright

    Nikki Baird

    Jeremy Wilson

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The 3 Referral Marketing Tips Everywhere E-Retailer Should Know
Sponsored by
  • Extole
Sunday, February 2, 2014 12:00pm EST
Date & Time: Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:00pm EST
Cost: Free
Description: Register for the webinar, The 3 Referral Marketing Tips Every E-retailer Needs to Know and learn how to create a surprisingly powerful and predictable acquisition channel through referral marketing.
Sponsored by
  • Extole
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    Jen Leen

    Sarah Diego

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Unwrapping Holiday 2013
Sponsored by
  • Monetate
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:00pm EST
Date & Time: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:00pm EST
Cost: Free
Description:

The 2013 holiday shopping season may be over for consumers and retailers alike, but the season's victories (great online sales results for Thanksgiving weekend and early December; consumers' growing usage of tablets and smartphones for their shopping) and challenges (a shortened shopping season that required aggressive marketing before Thanksgiving; fulfillment and delivery challenges the week of Christmas) will greatly impact e-retailers' business strategies for this year.

Sponsored by
  • Monetate
Speakers:
    Don Davis

    Andrew Lipsman

    Katie Evans

    Matt Helmke

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