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Monday, August 19, 2013

Barclaycard US LiketoLove campaign and bold fashion purchases in UK

Barclaycard in the US gives consumers a chance to share what they love in life via social media, while in the UK the company reveals that what is purchased online is often more bizarre or daring than would be purchased in real life. >>

Friday, August 16, 2013

How to use back to school to drive loyalty

North American shoppers are in the midst of the back to school rush - hitting online and brick-and-mortar stores for last-minute clothes and shoes as well as school supplies like paper and pencils. For retailers, this season has two prongs: increased revenue immediately and the potential to impact the upcoming holiday shopping season. >>

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Top 4 challenges in monetizing data

The wealth of data being pushed to businesses around the globe on a daily basis is staggering, but much of that data continues to be either ignored or used in a way that isn't beneficial to the brand. >>

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Platforms to push greater SMB engagement

Two platform upgrades should give small businesses a better foothold in the online space - without toppling marketing budgets in the process. The first will allow brands to create ads for both the social and search spaces while the second offers an assist with customer automation. >>

Monday, August 12, 2013

Ecommerce spending up for 15th consecutive quarter

Consumers in the U.S. continue to spend more online, according to comScore's latest figures, with ecommerce spending up 15.5% year on year in Q2 2013. >>

Monday, August 12, 2013

Report: Smartphone users spending more time on retail sites

Smartdevices are pushing more people to spend more time online - and much of that time is spent on retail websites. That according to new data out from Millennial Media, which indicates time spent on mobile retail sites (via smartphone) has increased nearly 400% since 2010. >>

Monday, August 12, 2013

Top 5 tips to better monetize data

Transactional data is flowing fast into company coffers every day, but despite this free-flowing river many brands aren't taking advantage. They either don't have the infrastructure or don't understand how to use the incoming information. Our expert offers advice. >>

Monday, August 12, 2013

eBay launches new platform aimed at in-store sales staff

The online-only retail company has launched the Retail Associate Platform, aimed at large and small store owners, to bring together point of sale technology, consumer data, and social media activity to personalize the in-store sales experience and boost sales. >>

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Ill-informed store staff lie to customers, or hide in store room

With mobile-wielding shoppers browsing physical stores, retail staff need to be clued up and on their toes. However, according to new research released by digital retail experience and tech firm Red Ant, many retail workers in the UK admit they lie to cover up for their lack of product knowledge. >>

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

How brands can use back-to-school to engage holiday shoppers

The back to school shopping season is in full swing, but there is more to this shopping windfall than paper and pencil sales. According to one expert, the back to school season is an early chance for online brands to more deeply engage a loyal customer base. >>

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Bye buy, say mobile shoppers: report reveals high rate of mobile cart abandonment

Shopping cart abandonment isn't unique to online shopping, mobile shoppers are also prone to giving up on a purchase during the checkout process. A new study reveals the extent of cart abandonment among mobile shoppers. >>

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Thomas Cook reports increase in online retail transactions

A recent statement from travel agency Thomas Cook reveals that over a third of its retail transactions now take place online, and the company aims to make that percentage even higher. >>

Monday, August 05, 2013

Report: Sales important for kids, moms

Retailers: highlighting sales may be a big benefit this back to school season. That according to new data out from Wanderful Media. In a survey of back to school families, researchers found that kids (51%) are now helping to look for back to school sales. >>

Monday, August 05, 2013

Web page load times rising among top U.S. retailers

Consumers and retailers alike feel the need for online speed, but a new report reveals that, despite broadband speeds increasing across the US, the average load time of websites has risen by almost one second since this time last year. >>

Friday, August 02, 2013

Forecast: 2013 Holiday spend to push $640 billion

Most US families are just starting to shop for back to school, and while the back to school spend is expected to be relatively flat, new data out from Baynote predicts the 2013 holiday spend will increase by at least 11%. >>

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