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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

HP launches digital marketing suite

A new solution out from HP Autonomy is marrying real time data analysis and personalized experience to give online retailers higher engagement. Called the HP Digital Marketing Hub, the new solution analyzes large chunks of data to segment customer bases, build audience models and deliver personalized content and offers to shoppers. >>

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Mobile releases simplify retail data, points of sale

Two releases this week may help brands better integrate mobile and apps into their business. From indix comes an app based data analysis system and from Revel Systems is offering payment solutions. More details: >>

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Releases validate business contacts, provide stronger analysis

A trio of releases today in the online space should help brands better target customers and keep businesses in compliance with advertising regulations. Here's how: >>

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Study: Gamers moving from consoles to browsers

In the gaming world, browsers are taking over. Since the launch of the Atari in the 1980s through the PlayStation revolution of the late 1990s and Nintendo's Wii system a few years ago, consoles have been the leader in the gaming community. New data out from Goo Technologies shows a shift in gaming, away from consoles and into browsers. >>

Monday, October 14, 2013

Survey: More mobile purchases this holiday season

Forget about cooling heels in long checkout lines. This holiday season more shoppers will be skipping lines in favor of purchasing gifts via mobile. That, according to new data out from Hipcricket which shows more than half (53%) of polled holiday shoppers plan to spend more via mobile device in 2013 than in 2012. >>

Friday, October 11, 2013

How to build a better customer experience

According to experts website conversions have fallen off by 50% when a mobile landing page takes more than six seconds to load. While responsive design may solve problems of page loaded on websites, the key to more engaged shoppers is a fluid customer experience. How can a brand build a better experience when responsive design may cause more problems? >>

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Reports: Shoppers in a lull, here's how to engage

Back to school shoppers are, well, done, and the holiday shopping rush isn't quite here - yet. And, according to new numbers out from Euclid Analytics, retailers have likely noticed the slowdown. According to some experts, shoppers will begin picking up holiday items by Halloween, but for now the time people are spending in-store is down about 5% year over year and 6% month over month. >>

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

How mobile is impacting in-store purchasing

Around the world, mobile devices are making more appearances in-store, and not just so consumers can answer a call. According to new data out from GfK about one-third of global citizens are now using cellphones in-store to research products while almost 20% have made a purchase with their mobile while in a retail store. >>

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Study IDs reasons for abandoning carts

Think all those abandoned shopping carts are because your shoppers have gone to a competitor? You could be wrong, according to new data out from Bronto Software and Magento. According to their new study many consumers 'abandon' shopping carts not because they aren't interested but because they use online carts as a place to 'store' items to buy later. >>

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

'Secrets and Lies' revealed among consumer brand motivations

Consumers may say they know which brands they prefer, but new research from ad agency Young & Rubicam reveals that, subconsciously at least, what they say and what they do is at odds. >>

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Despite online, mobile top retailers plan more stores

Some of the world's largest retailers dismiss the demise of physical stores and plan to increase their footprint. More than two-thirds say stores remain their most important shopping channel. >>

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Consumers: Top 3 tips to increase your online security

Okay, people be honest. When it comes to online security, many of us think it's all about the password, right? Unfortunately, passwords are only a small part of security in the online space. One online expert offers his advice for consumers to increase their online security. >>

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Releases enhance content, social campaigning and analysis

Campaign analysis has fast become a must-have for online brands. No less important is the ability to create content focused on a brand's message and to deeply engage through social media. Three releases, from Corporate Visions , Engagor and Constant Contact, are set up to deliver those must-haves. >>

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

UK website encourages shoppers to buy products 'Made Closer'

A new award-winning website has been launched in the UK promoting ethical and patriotic shopping by encouraging consumers to purchase products that are 'Made Closer'. >>

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

80% of retailers fail to send triggered emails after cart abandonment

Online retailers on both sides of the Atlantic are missing out on billions in revenue by failing to send email messages triggered by cart abandonment, according to new research from dotMailer. >>

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