The payment card network says the platform will provide retailers with another way to acquire customers.
If there's something you've bought offline that you weren't able to buy online, we're probably thinking about that.”
High traffic and sales on the day after Thanksgiving spurred a 22.4% increase in web sales for the quarter.
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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.
How and why to get customers to sign up for your text messages 0Nine keys to a successful mobile commerce app
A mobile industry executive with more than 350 mobile commerce apps under his belt offers ... 0The importance of return on ad spend and how to calculate it
Marketers must account for the possibility a shopper saw several types of ads before making ... 05 ways online retailers can make use of big data
Big data is helping companies improve the shopping experience, increase customer satisfaction, and boost profits. 0Mobile apps: Are you solving the right problem?
Mobile apps are becoming more widely used to help businesses run their operations and better ... 06 tips to ensure good web site performance during peak periods
Keeping web sites running properly is more complicated than ever, now that consumers access the ... 0Precisely how retailers should use mobile apps
Shari's Berries shows an absolutely, positively perfect way merchants can exploit a mobile app to ... 0Lifting the shroud of secrecy around email sender reputation
Here is what Comcast, Microsoft, AOL and Google say about how they decide whether to ... 0Driving higher conversions on smartphones
The chief technology officer at a web-only retailer discusses his company’s approach to gaining a ... 0Smarter personalization produces results for online retailers
Advances in computing technology make “big data” available to even smaller web retailers. And using ... 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
Digital marketing manager, PureFormulas.com
Source: E-CommerceJuly 7, 2014, 3:27 PM
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Source: E-CommerceJuly 7, 2014, 2:27 PM
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Director of content, CPC Strategy
Source: E-CommerceJuly 1, 2014, 1:16 PM
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Partner, Web Presence in China
Source: E-CommerceJune 27, 2014, 12:46 PM
Western retailers hear much about the gray market and copycats on Tmall, but not enough ... Read More
CEO, Tompkins International
Source: E-CommerceJune 26, 2014, 5:05 PM
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Chief research officer, High-Tech Bridge
Source: E-CommerceJune 18, 2014, 11:06 AM
Many small and midsized retailers assume hackers won’t bother with them. But criminals have figured ... Read More
CEO and president, Avangate
Chief editor, East-West Digital News
Source: E-CommerceJune 2, 2014, 4:54 PM
It appears the government will not heavily tax e-commerce imports, reports East-West Digital News. Read More
Video consultant, CDW
Source: E-CommerceMay 29, 2014, 2:17 PM
How much can a brand say in a 6-second video? Plenty, says Twitter's Stacy Minero ... Read More
Head of marketing and partnerships, BloomReach
Source: E-CommerceMay 12, 2014, 5:01 PM
Every time a customer searches for a color, a style, an article of clothing, a ... Read More
Vice president of sales, Chicago Tag & Label
Vice president, international business development, Hermes
Source: E-CommerceMay 11, 2014, 5:43 PM
Studies show consumers will buy more often and buy more when they’re confident that they ... Read More
President, Hedges & Co.
Source: E-CommerceMay 8, 2014, 9:40 AM
It’s a question online marketer Jon Hedges get asked a lot. He provides two case ... Read More
Chief technology officer, Ugam
Source: E-CommerceMay 7, 2014, 8:40 PM
While many retailers are prepared to deal with the high volume of data they can ... Read More
Manager, consumer goods & e-commerce, Germany Trade & Invest
Source: E-CommerceMay 5, 2014, 5:00 PM
German consumers are confident and spending more, especially online. But they shop somewhat differently online ... Read More
Analyst, Forrester Research
Vice president of marketing, Pythian
marketing content associate, MobStac
Source: Mobile CommerceApril 28, 2014, 10:41 AM
Many retailers are taking advantage of knowing where a shopper is to offer her coupons ... Read More
Head of marketing, Savings.com
Source: E-CommerceApril 11, 2014, 11:07 AM
Consumers who make it to the shopping cart are interested in buying. The chief strategy ... Read More
Vice president of paid advertising, Zog Digital
Source: E-CommerceMarch 27, 2014, 4:03 PM
For starters, find affiliates likely to attract consumers interested in your products, says Kim Giroux ... Read More
Executive vice president, client services & business development, Fluid
CEO, Mercent Corp.
Source: E-CommerceMarch 24, 2014, 10:41 AM
Google’s Shopping Campaigns, announced late last year, ultimately will let retailers more precisely target top-performing ... Read More
Vice president of marketing, 360pi
Source: E-CommerceMarch 14, 2014, 5:19 PM
Amazon doesn’t always offer the lowest price, but it is the most aggressive in changing ... Read More
Chief editor, East-West Digital News
Source: E-CommerceMarch 14, 2014, 5:12 PM
Ozon, often called Russia's Amazon, could be in line to raise $100 million, reports East-West ... Read More