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Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Reports: Cyber Week shows strong YoY growth

The numbers are in from Cyber Week and, according to Adobe, more than $3 billion was spent online Cyber Monday alone. That, combined with strong showings on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and through the weekend are setting retailers up for a strong holiday season. >>

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Black Friday another record breaker for Amazon UK

Amazon has chalked up another record-breaking sales day in the UK with millions of items sold totaling more than a billion Pounds on Black Friday alone. >>

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Reports: Cyber Monday breaking records

With Cyber Monday in the books, reports are beginning to come in that show just how important the day is for retailers. According to Adobe shoppers have spent nearly $3 billion thus far at more than 4500 retail websites; that's an increase of 12% YoY. >>

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

4 trends to watch in 2016

Looking ahead to 2016 there are 4 trends one expert believes will have a big impact on businesses. Here they are: >>

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

How analytics are impacting e-commerce

Analytics aren't new, but how brands use them, especially to engage shoppers, continues to change each year. One expert explains how analytics are impacting ecommerce. >>

Monday, November 30, 2015

Reports: Strong start to holiday season

Monetate is reporting a strong Black Friday. According to their data spending for the day was up 13% YoY, however the bigger spending day was still Thanksgiving Day. On average, Monetate found Black Friday conversions were down 10% YoY while the average order size increased 2%; the average mobile order size also increased, about 12%. >>

Monday, November 30, 2015

Expert: What will drive mobile in 2016

Mobile is shaping up to be a big part of 2016. One expert outlines how mobile will drive business next year - and how brands can take advantage. >>

Monday, November 30, 2015

More than half of consumers would pay for better customer care from preferred brands

No matter what their nationality or age, consumers place a high importance on quality customer care and more than half are prepared to pay more for better customer care from their preferred brands, according to new research from Xerox. >>

Monday, November 30, 2015

More than three-quarters of all Black Friday mobile orders made on an Apple device

The first e-commerce figures from Black Friday are trickling through and the data points to success in sales thanks to email and significant mobile activity. In this article we take a look at data as presented by predictive marketing platform Custora. >>

Friday, November 27, 2015

Brands: How to better use reviews for your business

In many ways reviews are the lifeblood of a small, online business. Reviews on sites like Amazon, eBay and retailer-based websites can tell potential shoppers what to expect from the brand. One expert offers advice on using these reviews in a positive way. >>

Friday, November 27, 2015

How to keep customers loyal through the holidays

Customer loyalty can be a fickle thing during the holiday season. People are very rushed to buy gifts and prepare meals, but they are also inundated with advertisements. There is an increase in marketing emails, there are ads on social media, commercials on television and radio and the list goes on. Here are 4 ways to keep customers loyal through the holidays. >>

Friday, November 27, 2015

50% of Millennials will do most of their holiday shopping on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

New data from Influenster reveals the shopping habits of Millennials during Black Friday and Cyber Monday including what they will be buying, how much of their holiday shopping they plan to accomplish and which stores they will be heading to. >>

Friday, November 27, 2015

Is Black Friday a 'false economy' for retailers?

Black Friday may be built on a 'false economy', says Worldpay's Insight Services team, and could actually be detrimental to a retailer's remaining festive sales season. >>

Friday, November 27, 2015

Highest online parcel volume recorded in October 2015

IMRG MetaPack has recorded the highest online parcel volume in October 2015 since they started their UK Delivery Index back in 2011. >>

Thursday, November 26, 2015

How to protect against fake reviews

Protecting your business from fake reviews is possible, if your online business employees a series of checks and balances when it comes to collecting customer feedback: >>

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