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Thursday, February 04, 2016

ECommerce Roundup: Platforms to simplify shopper interaction

Two new releases into the online space should make business simpler for etailers. The first will link ads with customer visits while another should simplify consumer payment or business banking experience. Details in today's ecommerce roundup. >>

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Report: Consumers want social connection, brands aren't offering it

When it comes to social marketing, the advice is to connect with consumers. Don't just have a profile, but respond to questions, complaints, or even an endorsement. According to one new report, media/entertainment brands are not following that advice. >>

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Thanksgiving Day outstrips Black Friday in retail websites visits

In the two months to the close of 2015, Americans paid 11.5 billion visits to the top retail sites in the Hitwise Retail 500, a significant increase from the previous year. >>

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Ad Roundup: Platforms to extend reach, targeting

In today's advertising roundup, two new releases which should give marketers better insight into their customer bases. >>

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Top 4 Strategies for Small Businesses to Prep for Emergencies

According to the Manta Wellness Index one-third (37%) of SMBs believe their business could not recover from a natural disaster such as a fire or a flood. One expert offers advice for SMB preparation. >>

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Report: Shoppers increased online visits 25%

Forget Cyber Monday, as far as traffic is concerned, Thanksgiving and Black Friday are the biggest days for online retailers. That is the takeaway from a new report that indicates Thanksgiving and Black Friday traffic surpassed the 328 million mark, a 25% increase YoY. >>

Monday, February 01, 2016

Top 5 tips to improve business security

While the cloud and BYOD policies have made it simpler for employees to work from anywhere, they have also made it simpler for businesses to be hacked. One expert offers his top 5 tips to keep your business better secured online. >>

Monday, February 01, 2016

Research reveals global lack of payment data security

A global study of I.T. security practitioners commissioned by digital security firm Gemalto reveals a lack of confidence in securing mobile transactions and increasing risks to payment data. >>

Friday, January 29, 2016

Two-thirds of visits to retail websites in UK from mobile

Last year, almost two-thirds of visits to online retail websites in the UK came from mobile phones, according to new data released by SimilarWeb. >>

Friday, January 29, 2016

3 big data resolutions businesses should implement

According to several reports, brands can expect data to become a bigger player in their marketing strategies over the next year. One expert offers his top 3 resolutions for brands to implement this year. >>

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Report: Top 4 Millennial trends to watch

The Millennial generation is diverging from Gen Y and X and especially Baby Boomers. Here's what marketers need to know about Millennials. >>

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Report: Timeliness key for ecommerce

With more than $56 billion spent online during the 2015 holidays, it's a simple thing to say that consumers continue to make the switch to online shopping. But, according to new data from Bizrate Insights, a division of Connexity, stumbling blocks continue for many etailers. >>

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Social Roundup: Facebook, Google leading the way

Google and Facebook continue to duke it out over social shoppers. According to two new reports the online giants are the top spots for social logins - meaning consumers are using their Google and Facebook information to login to etail shops the most. What does that mean for online retailers? >>

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Trends to watch in the coupon craze

Paper coupons or digital, there is a segment of the population that will search high and low for a specific discount. Even those consumers who don't want the hassle of searching, though, will use coupons that are simple to find. >>

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Study: Holidays bring in one-quarter of new shoppers

When it comes to engaging a new consumer base, retailers can bet on the holidays. That is the takeaway from a new RJMetrics report, which indicates nearly one-quarter (24%) of new ecommerce customers are engaged during the holiday season. >>

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