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Monday, January 09, 2017

Holiday Roundup: Mobile, card-linked offers key for holidays

Revenue for the holiday season has topped the $90 billion mark according to Adobe, but the biggest part of the story is the mobile connection. Adobe's data finds that mobile brought in just over $28 billion, and driving about 50% of holiday traffic. >>

Monday, January 09, 2017

Digital services boost music, video, games sales

Investment by new digital services like Spotify, Sky, Amazon, Apple Music and Google has resulted in sales of music, video and games running £1bn ahead of where they were just four years ago, according to data compiled by the Entertainment Retailers Association. >>

Friday, January 06, 2017

Study: Cost, security holding people back from IoT devices

People love their smartphones, tablets and even streaming TV devices like AppleTV or Amazon's Fire Stick. But, when it comes to adopting other Internet of Things (IoT) devices - like smart thermostats or even security systems, the price and security fears are holding back purchasers. >>

Friday, January 06, 2017

Top 3 tips to streamline shipping

Amazon recorded their first drone delivery on December 7th, 2016, but this was in the UK, where government policies are more flexible than those in other countries and regions, including the US. Still, there is always talk about drones taking over deliveries, and the need for better shipping strategies. One expert offers three tips on streamlining the shipping process. >>

Friday, January 06, 2017

Convenience, efficiency drivers of UK Christmas mobile shopping

Starting with Black Friday, the 2016 festive season in the UK was distinctly mobile, according to new research released by Salmon . >>

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Brands: Are you shipping correctly?

With more consumers buying online, the shipping processes of some retailers and brands may be a bit slower than is effective. >>

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Reports ID when people shop

Two new reports out this week shed light on how shoppers around the world are engaging with Black Friday and Cyber Monday - as well as the not-so-hot items this holiday season. >>

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Retailers: How to better position stores for growth

The 2016 holiday shopping season just ended, but there are lessons to be learned from the strong growth in both the e-commerce and m-commerce spaces. Lessons that smart retailers can turn into a stronger Q1 of 2017. >>

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Report: One-third of holiday shoppers used mobile

There were more than 20 billion dollar sales days during the 2016 holiday season, but the big story about retail spending this year is mobile. According to new NetElixir data, about one-third (30%) of spending was done via mobile device. >>

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Take-back Tuesday predicted to see 50% increase in returns

The Royal Mail in the UK predicts 3 January, 2017, to be the busiest day for Christmas returns. >>

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Amazon looks to the sky for new fulfillment centers

There has been some serious blue sky thinking going on in the boardrooms of Amazon, especially considering their new project - a floating warehouse. >>

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

How to overcome 3 sales challenges

For a sales leader, there is a never ending pressure to deliver more - more revenue, pipeline accuracy, top producing reps, and all with less - less budget, time, and staff. The most successful sales leaders embrace this stress and turn it into a positive, directing it toward solving the biggest challenges that await them in 2017. Here are three of the top challenges with tips for overcoming them from Josh Evans, SVP of Sales at Velocify: >>

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

4 ways small retailers can better compete

The digital space is giving retailers more options to engage with shoppers than ever. Here are four ways SMBs can adjust their strategy to better engage with shoppers and compete with big brands. >>

Monday, January 02, 2017

3 ways VR will change in 2017

With all the fuss surrounding virtual reality from a consumer standpoint, it's only normal for brands to wonder how they might fit into the new space. Vertebrae's Vince Cacace offers insight into three trends he believes will influence brands in the VR space. >>

Monday, January 02, 2017

Survey finds consumers want less social media

Social media seems to be everywhere with some content getting shared thousands of times. But, when it comes to what consumers wants, less social may be the answer. >>

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