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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Corporate Visions releases Power Tools

A new suite of tools out from Corporate Visions should help brands tell better stories - i.e. create more engaging content - in the online space. Called Power Tools, the suite is set up to help brands create better leads and close more sales. >>

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Survey: 44% of shoppers will purchase via tablet this Christmas

Online shopping isn't new to the retail space, but mobile - and tablet - shopping is. At least to some retail brands. A new report indicates brands need to get up to speed quickly where tablet shopping concerned because nearly half of shoppers will make a purchase via tablet over the 2012 holidays. >>

Friday, November 09, 2012

Responsys: Promotional email sends up 20% YoY

Retailers continue to push time and effort into the email sector. According to new data from Responsys promotional email sends are up 20% (2011 vs. 2012); because of the strong growth for 2012 as a whole, Responsys believes total email sends will pass 2011 numbers before the Thanksgiving holiday in the US. >>

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Report: Republicans spend more online, Democrats most likely to surf via Mac

The 2012 Presidential Election is counted and President Barack Obama has won what he says is high last race. But the election didn't only highlight the political differences in the US; new data from Monetate shows how those differences shape the shopping behaviors of certain states. >>

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Report: Retail e-comm tops $41b in Q3

The growth in e-commerce continues. New data out from comScore shows retail e-commerce at $41.9 billion for Q3 2012, that is a 15% increase over 2011 - and the holiday shopping season is just around the corner. Here's how the different categories break down: >>

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Survey: Half of US consumers want tablets for Christmas

The hottest tech gifts this holiday season will likely be repeat - albeit updated repeats - of 2011. That, according to a new TechBargains survey. According to the report more than half of US adults have a tablet high on their list of wanted gifts this Christmas. Nearly half (46%) will buy a tablet for someone else; 34% plan to gift themselves with a tablet. >>

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Lyris: How to make the most of big data

As more brands move into the online space better ways of targeting consumers is important. Data that identifies customers and helps brands serve the right content and ads is crucial. One problem is finding the right data and knowing how to use it. >>

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tapjoy: M-Commerce to grow 300% by 2015

Mobile is predicted to have a big impact on holiday shopping for 2012, but the bigger picture shows sharp increases in mobile spending over the next three years. According to new data out from Tapjoy mobile commerce (US) could increase by as much as 362% over the next three years. >>

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Predicta pushes SiteApps into the US marketplace

Leading Brazilian tech firm Predicta has launched their successful SiteApps platform into the US. The platform is set up to assist small and medium sized businesses in updating their mobile and web sites. >>

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Manta: SMBs predicting happy holiday revenues

The National Retail Federation is predicting a green holiday season and small businesses are taking that to heart, predicting increased revenues for their businesses through the New Year. According to new data from Manta nearly half of SMBs polled believe the 2012 holiday season will hold more profits than the 2011 season. >>

Monday, October 29, 2012

Study: Shoppers hitting stores earlier, doing more research

One trend that may help online merchants this year: the mobile trend. According to a recent study from Google and Ipsos OTX shoppers are hitting stores, both online and offline, early this year. And while they're shopping they're also doing more product research through both PC and mobile devices to inform their purchases. >>

Monday, October 29, 2012

Payvment: Social commerce may boost holiday sales

This holiday season some merchants are looking to social media - specifically Facebook - to boost revenue lines. And according to new data from Payvment that may happen. Nearly half of sellers using Facebook for their merchandise believe sales will increase over 2011 and 20% say they're more confident in Facebook now than they were last year. >>

Friday, October 26, 2012

Study: Shoppers want customer service through social media

When it comes to customer service, a dedicated phone line doesn't top the list of consumer demands any longer. According to new data from NM Incite people want immediate action - not to wait on hold for long periods of time, and so they're turning to social media to do what busy phone systems have not. >>

Friday, October 26, 2012

Brands: What to do now to prepare websites for 2012 holidays

With the 2012 holiday rush just over a month away, many brands are fine-tuning holiday campaigns, targeting and messaging. But, if the website isn't also fine-tuned, there could be a disrupt between ad engagement and website conversions. Here's what you can do to prepare: >>

Friday, October 26, 2012

Litle: Mobile sweet spot under $100

When it comes to mobile purchasing new data out from Litle & Co. shows where the sweet spot is - and it may be a little cheaper than many merchants thought. According to the data the best pricing for goods in the mobile space is between $20 and $100. >>

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