The e-retailer puts out a fulfillment call that could, by one estimate, increase its warehouse workforce by 10%.
If there's something you've bought offline that you weren't able to buy online, we're probably thinking about that.”
Retailers will still sell, but as web-connected products generate a wealth of information about consumers, online merchants will want to rethink their role beyond ...
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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.
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The potential for wearable fashion is endless and exciting. But brands promoting these web-connected wearables ... 0The challenge and opportunity of e-commerce in the Ukraine
Lamoda, an online fashion retailer backed by Germany's Rocket Internet, began selling in the Ukraine ... 0Bye, bye, BUY! The perils of overly salesy emails
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With the trend of B2B buyers expecting more retail-like user-friendly shopping features on B2B e-commerce ... 0Key takeaways from the Target settlement for retailers
Online retailers should move from SSL to stronger Transport Layer Security technology. All companies should ... 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
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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
B2B marketing director, Straight North
Source: E-CommerceApril 1, 2015, 2:45 PM
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Senior director, professional services, Resonate
Managing director, Shopatron
Source: E-CommerceMarch 13, 2015, 10:59 AM
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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
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
Managing director, Acceleration Partners
Source: E-CommerceJanuary 30, 2015, 4:02 PM
A shopper may research several sources and see a number of ads before purchasing online, ... Read More
Source: E-CommerceJanuary 30, 2015, 1:10 PM
The Marketplace Fairness Act would require many more online retailers to collect sales tax, but ... Read More
Chief marketing officer, SmartFocus
Head of Media Buying and Analytics, Rakuten Display
Source: E-CommerceJanuary 22, 2015, 3:15 PM
Online ad prices fall after the holidays, make it easier for criminals to defraud unwary ... Read More
Chief privacy officer, Listrak
Vice President of global sales & marketing, Crimson Hexagon
Director of marketing research, Kenshoo
Source: E-CommerceJanuary 16, 2015, 5:04 PM
The ROI on paid advertising on social networks increased 40% year over year in Q4 ... Read More