Facebook is testing a shopping-oriented section of its app, as well as a new type of ad that makes it easier to browse.
If there's something you've bought offline that you weren't able to buy online, we're probably thinking about that.”
The policy lets overseas e-retailers sell into China without animal testing, but companies still need help entering the China market.
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Internet Retailer's four blogs cover the industry with perspective pieces on: growth & direction of the broader Internet world; trends in e-commerce; best practices, strategies and technology adoption of market leaders; and the powerful force of the ever-growing mobile commerce sector.
Q: We have 5 retail locations, online and a distribution center. What best practices work to achieve synergy between the channels?
Our challenges are with our Made In Washington brand: 5 retail locations, online and distribution center. Inventory is an easy-to-identify issue. But beyond that what best practices do experts see ...
A: It is very important to integrate the customer and transaction data for all channels into a single view of the customer.
From a CRM [customer relationship management] background, It is very important to integrate the customer and transaction data for all channels into a single view of the customer. Beyond customer ...
Principal, JAC CRM Consulting LLC.
Certain website features, such as customer reviews, have relatively little impact on driving traffic, but ... 0Growing internationally through online marketplaces
Sales grow, but so do returns. And shoppers on Amazon expect fast delivery. 0How consumers’ photos can tell your story online
Should a company use one hashtag or many? Ask for permission to use photos or ... 0Three tips for retailers’ holiday emails
Grab attention with the subject line, keep it short but compelling, and think mobile. 0Why don’t e-retailers know us as well as Uber or Pandora?
Compared to the many digital services that understand just what we want, online retail seems ... 0A new influx of Chinese companies into Russian e-commerce
More Russians are buying from foreign retail sites, and China is capturing a big share ... 04 ways retailers can leverage data this holiday season
Retailers need to get a jump on data management before the start of the holiday ... 0U.S. shoe brand Vans opens an online store in Russia
The company has 17 physical stores in Russia. 0Measure returns accurately so you can manage them effectively
Consumers often give reasons for returns they think will ensure they get a refund. E-retailers ... 0Three things all retailers need to know in the data breach age
Hackers often use stolen credentials to break into networks. There are tools that can spot ... 0
Retailers face potentially heavy costs if a proposal for changing Internet address rules goes through. ... 6Social selling or simply annoying?
Nearly every day I get a new announcement about a service that helps e-retailers set ... 5Daily deal overload
Deals should be tailored to their audience. 5No m-commerce site? You're losing sales—big time
A prominent e-commerce figure tells how to figure out your mobile revenue. 5The future of social commerce isn’t on Facebook
The social network wants retailers to integrate its features into their sites. 5Bye bye, BlackBerry
The smartphone operating system continues to sink. Why bother? 5Executing the basics
There were no secret ingredients that turned Diapers.com from a category leader into a category ... 4Here comes social media—ready or not
One of the most frequently mentioned topics the 2010 Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition in ... 4Which is more important: a site or an app?
No question: an m-commerce site. 4Welcome e-mails are hit or miss
Welcome e-mails offer retailers a prime opportunity to present a unique deal. 4
Chief editor, East-West Digital News
Source: B2B E-CommerceApril 6, 2015, 12:48 PM
As Russia’s B2B e-commerce market tops $600 billion in sales, the CEO of a Russian ... Read More
B2B marketing director, Straight North
Source: E-CommerceApril 1, 2015, 2:45 PM
First, understand your customer: Is she just getting to know you or a loyal customer? ... Read More
Senior director, professional services, Resonate
Managing director, Shopatron
Source: E-CommerceMarch 13, 2015, 10:59 AM
Training, signage and motivation are all critical elements to making in-store pickup work. If done ... Read More
CEO and co-founder, Certona
Source: E-CommerceMarch 12, 2015, 12:12 PM
With holiday promotions starting as early as September, now is the time to assess the ... Read More
Market research manager, Listrak
APM technical evangelist, Dynatrace
Vice president of product and innovation, Digital River
Source: E-CommerceMarch 10, 2015, 5:17 PM
Consumers are increasingly comfortable paying for online services, whether it’s for music or software, on ... Read More
Founder and CEO, Retention Science
Director of marketing, Feedvisor
Source: E-CommerceMarch 10, 2015, 4:42 PM
Letting Amazon handle fulfillment has big advantages, including making products eligible for Prime shipping. But ... Read More
Vice president of marketing, RJMetrics
Source: E-CommerceMarch 9, 2015, 12:17 PM
RJMetrics data shows e-commerce companies founded in 2013 grew twice as fast as those found ... Read More
Content manager & PR executive, Hit Search
Security analyst, Tripwire
Source: E-CommerceMarch 4, 2015, 4:52 PM
Criminals know how to exploit Internet vulnerabilities to penetrate retailers' networks. Here are some insights ... Read More
Managing Director, KupiVIP E-Commerce Services
Director, Product Strategy, IBM Commerce
Source: E-CommerceMarch 2, 2015, 12:02 PM
IBM data suggests consumers in the Northeast shopped online considerably more during the recent big ... Read More
VP, Communications, MarkMonitor
Vice President of products and marketing, Plumgrid
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 23, 2015, 3:24 PM
Retailers are increasingly building their own cloud computing systems to keep control of their digital ... Read More
Director, Wholesale Distribution Industry Lead, NetSuite Inc.
VP of product development, Masterminds Digital
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 20, 2015, 10:27 AM
Advances in computing technology make “big data” available to even smaller web retailers. And using ... Read More
Chief privacy officer, Listrak
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 18, 2015, 3:09 PM
Here is what Comcast, Microsoft, AOL and Google say about how they decide whether to ... Read More
Director, Borland portfolio, Micro Focus
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 11, 2015, 9:18 AM
Keeping web sites running properly is more complicated than ever, now that consumers access the ... Read More
Chief marketing officer, OwnOnly
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 5, 2015, 1:33 PM
Marketers must account for the possibility a shopper saw several types of ads before making ... Read More