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BizReport : November 4, 2016 Archive

November 4, 2016 Archive

Social Marketing | November 04, 2016

Expert: How social, cart abandonment will impact 2016 holidays

While the overall holiday shopping season is expected to show about a 4% increase YoY in sales, the digital and mobile sales spaces will likely be much higher than that percentage. However, there are trends in social and in cart abandonment that could threaten ill prepared merchants. >>

Ecommerce | November 04, 2016

Forecast: Virtual Reality to push $40b mark

Look for virtual reality to see a strong uptick over the next ten years. That's the takeaway from Greenlight Insights new report; according to their forecast virtual reality revenues will hit at least $38 billion by 2026. >>

Ecommerce | November 04, 2016

Expert: How to protect brand identity in the cloud

Technology advancements have provided enormous opportunities for brands to protect consumers from phishing attacks, but tech has also opened businesses to other types of security risks. One expert explains. >>

Social Marketing | November 04, 2016

Facebook moves to gain bigger slice of eSports action

Interest in eSports continues to grow and big organizations are paying it more attention including the world's biggest social network - Facebook. >>

Ecommerce | November 04, 2016

'Chaotic' Black Friday drives shoppers online

As Amazon prepares its 'Countdown to Black Friday' promotion, research conducted across the U.K. and U.S. reveals decreased consumer interest and participation in what is usually the biggest shopping day of the year. >>

Ecommerce | November 04, 2016

'Right fit first time' the answer to serial returners' impact on clothing retailers' bottom line

Shoppers that purchases multiple sizes of clothing, only to return those that do not fit, impact a retailer's bottom line. New research from ecommerce solutions specialists, Tryzens, reveals that many consumers in the UK want to be able to purchase clothing that fits right the first time. >>