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BizReport : July 7, 2016 Archive

July 7, 2016 Archive

Ecommerce | July 07, 2016

Cost of shipping drives in-store pick-up

Consumers are demanding more ways in which to get their hands on purchases made online, and retailers who offer a variety are less likely to risk consumers abandoning purchases. >>

Ecommerce | July 07, 2016

Parents of children entering freshman year excel in back to school shopping via mobile

Parents plan to do more of their back to school shopping via mobile, according to new research released by The Rubicon Project, particularly parents of children entering freshman year at college. >>

Internet | July 07, 2016

Top UK travel websites fall short catering for disabled users

Britain's major travel firms have gone some way to ensuring their websites are accessible to users with disabilities, but there is still room for improvement, according to a new study from digital agency, Sigma. >>

Ecommerce | July 07, 2016

Expert: How incentivized reviews may - or may not - work for brands

While most big online retailers - the Amazon's, Walmart's and Best Buy's - email shoppers post-purchase to remind them about ratings and reviews, many smaller retailers do not. And, even those big stores that do send review reminders aren't capturing all the reviews they want. >>



Research | July 07, 2016

Study: Hispanics tuned in to coupons

When it comes to using coupons, Hispanic shoppers are clued in. That's the takeaway from new Valassis research that found that, while all demographics (90%) are using coupons, 92% of the Hispanic demographic base their purchases on newspaper and digital coupons. >>

Ecommerce | July 07, 2016

Report: B2C winning the subscription race

For most subscription services, B2C is leading B2B buyers. That's the takeaway from new data out from Recurly; researchers studied more than 25 million recurring transactions in 2015 and found most (90%) of recurring payments for physical goods are in the B2C category. >>