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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Holiday Forecast: 4% bump in revenue

Thanksgiving is still a few weeks away, but shoppers are already hitting stores. That's the takeaway from two new reports, which indicate shoppers aren't waiting for Black Friday or Cyber Monday sales in 2014. >>

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Retailers: How NFC options strengthen your footprint

During the 2013 holiday season a lot of traffic was driven to retail sites - and stores - from mobile devices. Even more mobile adoption has happened in the past 11 months, and according to some experts mobile will be an even bigger factor during the upcoming 2014 holiday shopping season. >>

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Ad RoundUp: Experience key for platform offerings

Everyone is talking about the customer experience, for both ecommerce and advertising. Three releases into the online space take experience to heart. >>

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Survey: SMBs optimistic about holiday season

Know Thy Customer, that is the advice Manta is giving small business owners this holiday season. Understanding customers is the best way, their experts say, of seeing a solid holiday ROI. >>

Monday, November 03, 2014

Survey reveals how long shoppers spend comparing prices online

Half an hour - that is how long shoppers in Britain take, on average, to research and compare prices online, according to new research released by charitable price comparison website Give as you Live. >>

Monday, November 03, 2014

95% of Brits plan to use click and collect this Christmas

Online retailers serving the UK must prepare themselves for a delivery trend that nearly all consumers plan to use this coming festive season - click and collect. >>

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Top 3 tips for product detail management

A recent survey revealed that shoppers are eager to share product details via their social networks. But, is there a drawback to this kind of sharing? >>

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Mondays a favorite of fraudsters

While most people entering stores or making purchases online this holiday season will actually be buying, one report indicates the fraud levels may also increase. According to Feedzai online payment fraud has reaced the $750 billion mark, globally, with online fraudsters leading the way. >>

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Reports show strong Q3, point to strong Q4

Retail had a strong Q3, especially for brands implementing strong mobile and social strategies. That could mean a stronger Q4, too. >>

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Study reveals global consumer attitudes to cross-border ecommerce

A clear and accurate online buying process, confidence and transparency in delivery and competitive pricing will all help bring down barriers to cross-border buying, according to new research released by Pitney Bowes. >>

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Study finds omnichannel strategy can drive more revenue

There are two new studies out this week that indicate a multi- or omni-channel strategy can help retailers drive local traffic to their stores - rather than into online boutiques. Even 'boutiques' the size of Amazon. G/O Digital researchers looked at both omnichannel campaigns and local mobile strategies to come to their findings. >>

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Top 3 tips to win with social this holiday season

We're still a month away from Thanksgiving, but many retailers and brands are already in the midst of their holiday season campaigning. One expert believes social could be the way more brands connect and engage. Here are Engagor's top 3 tips to win with social this holiday season. >>

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Top 3 tips to improve multichannel strategy

Nearly three-quarters of consumers say they 'expect' to see in-store products on websites and about half say they want to be able to buy a product online and then immediately come to the store to pick it up according to research. This kind of cross channel experience, however, is causing some retailers to struggle. >>

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Consumers comfortable leaving online shopping for Christmas gifts until last minute

Consumers feel more confident leaving the ordering of Christmas gifts online as late as possible but will blame retailers if items are not delivered in time, according to new research. >>

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Halloween is the biggest make-up event of the year on YouTube

Beauty videos are a popular topic on YouTube but, according to recent figures released by Google Think Insights, Halloween is when make-up tutorials are at their most popular. >>

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