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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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Nearly every day I get a new announcement about a service that helps e-retailers set ... 5Daily deal overload
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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 marketing officer, Bradford Networks
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 26, 2014, 5:23 PM
Even retailers without store payment systems, the entry point for criminals who hacked Target, Neiman ... Read More
Vice President & Research Director, Forrester Research
Director of social media, Zog Digital
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 18, 2014, 5:17 PM
Women account for a majority of online spending, some studies say. And women are by ... Read More
director of risk services, WhitePages Pro
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 17, 2014, 2:30 PM
Online retailers can reduce the number of transactions they must manually review by comparing key ... Read More
Principal analyst, Forrester Research
chief technology officer, Vibes
Source: E-CommerceFebruary 11, 2014, 9:38 AM
Because Google and Apple dominate the market, it’s crucial for mobile strategies to incorporate both ... Read More