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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Consumers buy green products to improve image

New research from Mintel reveals that consumers are being persuaded to switch to more environmentally-friendly products to maintain a "green" image. >>

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Platform offers alternative to social login

This month nFluence Media launches the autograph solution, billed as a social login alternative. Through the solution retailers can offer simplified login procedures for shoppers while still gaining rich profile data to customer on-site experiences. >>

Monday, April 22, 2013

Survey: Women still prefer shopping in store

The Internet is abuzz with the trend of shopping via mobile device, but one new report shows that most woman still prefer traditional shopping methods. According to new data out from Swirl about 53% of woman say they 'prefer' shopping in-store to shopping via smartphone. >>

Friday, April 19, 2013

E-commerce: Little problems cause biggest issues

If you can't easily find what you're looking for in a store, you leave, right? According to new research from Redwood Software, the same behavior is to be found online. >>

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Report: Mobile commerce, search show strong growth

Look for more ad dollars to push into mobile search and retail, that as new data out from The Search Agency shows strong growth for each sector through Q1 2013. Their data shows that overall ad spending for smartphones increased 68% Year over Year (YOY) while ad spending on tablets increasing more than 100%. >>

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Report: Shoppers cutting back as economy improves

The economy may be stronger in 2013 than it was in 2008, but don't tell consumers that. New data out from Deloitte indicates that shoppers are holding on to the frugal attitudes of 2008, even though the economic worries have eased. >>

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

British 'home webtailers' must pay attention to insurance, tax

Millions of people in the UK now operate a business from home selling products via the Internet, according to new statistics from Direct Line for Business. However, a large number aren't up to date with their insurance needs. >>

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Consumers consider connected, seamless shopping crucial

Online shopping, mobile shopping, in-store shopping - it's all just shopping to consumers who don't distinguish between each channel but who instead want the entire experience to be "seamless". >>

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Mobile blurs shopping gender stereotypes

Mobile is changing the way consumers shop and, according to new global research released by Kantar Media, the technology is blurring gender shopping stereotypes. >>

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Univa: Open source a problem for most businesses

While nearly all businesses are using some kind of open source software at this point, the bulk also report having issues with open source programs. Problems which can lead to down time and lost revenue for businesses. >>

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Tool to track sales teams launched

CampaignerCRM has launched a new tool set up to track sales professionals throughout the sales funnel, giving businesses more insight into trends surrounding a campaign. >>

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

UK research reveals mobile websites more popular than apps

New research in the UK from EPiServer reveals that mobile websites are marginally more popular among mobile users than apps and more popular for making purchases. >>

Monday, April 15, 2013

Top 3 tips to improve cloud integrations

The cloud is making it simpler for businesses to expand through outside the building sales people, open cross country hubs or keep employee trainings up to date. Some small businesses have held back from the cloud because of costs and technological issues, but as one expert explains the cloud can be economically feasible even for the smallest business. >>

Friday, April 12, 2013

How brands can improve the app experience

Mobile apps can be a huge selling point for brands - from people looking up product information in-store or comparison shopping in-store and finding a better price online. But if the app doesn't engage, it is wasted space. Here's how to improve the app experience: >>

Friday, April 12, 2013

How the cloud is impacting small businesses

Historically, small businesses have been hamstrung from fully accessing cloud computing options because of the costs of those options. That is changing through cloud deployment which enables SMBs to use the same kinds of tools larger brands have used for decades without breaking their smaller budgets. >>

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