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BizReport : September 7, 2011 Archive

September 7, 2011 Archive

Research | September 07, 2011

More American SMBs looking online for economic recovery

The recession may be over according to Wall Streeters, but recovery has been long and hard for many small businesses across the US. And, with the downgraded US credit rating, many are tightening their belts again. Some are also looking online, according to new data from Elance, to help them earn more. >>

Ecommerce | September 07, 2011

Report: Mall faves also favorite stops for online shoppers

When it comes to a day at the mall, most shoppers know what they're going to get: great shoes at Macy's, the latest jeans at Aeropostale and fun tees and tops from Forever21. Online shoppers, it seems, are now looking for those 'must have' buys at the online versions of those stores as well. According to data from STORES magazine, some favorite mall shopping haunts are now the biggest online shopping haunts. >>

Advertising | September 07, 2011

Report: Images, coupons, location services key to local business

Local businesses may want to re-think the image and coupon content of their web listings. According to new data from MarketingSherpa, local search results with images and coupons are big attention getters for consumers. >>

Mobile Marketing | September 07, 2011

Online supermarket Ocado takes window shopping to new level

In a first for the UK, online-only supermarket Ocado launched an innovative new way to do the grocery shopping and brought a new meaning to the phrase "window shopping". >>



Mobile Marketing | September 07, 2011

Mobile transaction values up in UK

Mobile users in the UK now see m-commerce less as an experiment and more as a convenient way to shop, according to new research from the Internet Advertising Bureau that also found the average amount of a mobile transaction in the UK has risen considerably over the past year. >>