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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Expert: Mobile wallets mean more than payments

There is new data out from Forrester underlining the growing importance of mobile wallets for retailers around the globe. According to the research more than half of mobile wallet users want more than a payment options - they want to link loyalty programs, coupons/offers and other discounts to the wallet. >>

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Amazon simplifies giveaway promotions

It is now easier than ever to roll out a prize giveaway thanks to a simple new tool launched by Amazon. >>

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Report: Shoppers may spend $19b thru Valentine's Day

Valentine's shoppers are still out in stores according to one new report, and even those who plan to purchase online, a strong percentage will be researching those purchases in-stores. >>

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Ad Roundup: Customer data takes center stage

Today's ad roundup offers further proof that brands are upping the customer data ante: two new solutions offer more holistic data views and another is beginning an integration that will be brands more detail for customer profiles. >>

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Top 3 tips for a retailer friendly Valentine's Day

Some men (and women) are still putting the finishing touches on their Valentine's Day plans, and that means a little more time for retailers to engage those last minute shoppers. >>

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Ecommerce Roundup: Mobile analysis and social connection

Some experts believe retailers need to approach the ecommerce holistically and that is where today's round-up begins: social and mobile tools to help retailers connect, and a new launch that may help retailers better understand their customers. >>

Monday, February 09, 2015

Ad Roundup: Video, social announcements give brands options

Two new releases into the online space underline the importance of both video and social for marketers heading into 2015. Details below: >>

Monday, February 09, 2015

Valentines Roundup: What shoppers, retailers are looking for on Valentine's

Just over a week to go until couples around the world celebrate a day of love. How will they celebrate and what does that mean for retailers? >>

Friday, February 06, 2015

Reports: January retail down, SMBs fared well despite weather

Experts have come to expect January sales to slump after the busy November/December buying season. According to Euclid's latest US Retail Benchmarks report, retail sales slumped more than 1% for general merchandise and furniture as well as clothing/apparel sales. >>

Friday, February 06, 2015

Study: M:Commerce fraud costing $240m per year

Mobile commerce continues to push retail sales, both in stores and out, but it is also costing retailers. A new study from TeleSign estimates m:commerce fraud is costing about $240 million in losses each year for enterprises; much of the loss is due to data theft and breaches in security. >>

Friday, February 06, 2015

SMB Roundup: New releases focus on targeting, mobile

It can be hard for small businesses to find customers in the crowded online space, but even harder to connect with other small businesses that might help them out. Two new releases are geared for just that: better customer connection and a way for SMBs to find online another. >>

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Study equates ecommerce to dating

Personalization is the key to success in today's retail environment yet, according to new research released by OrderDynamics, three-quarters of retailers continue to send shoppers irrelevant promotions via email. >>

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Study: Most Americans don't think brands protect personal data

The data breaches of 2014 may not have had visible effects on American shoppers, at least not in the I-Won't-Shop-Online-Anymore respect. However, according to one new study a majority of American shoppers do now feel as if retailers aren't doing enough to keep their valuable data safe. >>

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

nChannel: Retailers need drop ship options

Between November and December 2014 new data shows retail sales dropping 1%, but during the height of the holiday shopping season sales increased 68% (December 2014 vs. December 2013). This kind of peak selling trend shines a bright light on what retailers should do to maximize revenue. >>

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

80% of marketers agree 'our customer experience is our brand'

Brand loyalty and customer experience go hand in hand. A new survey from SDL conducted by Econsultancy reveals companies now understand the importance of delivering a great customer experience and plan to increase associated budgets. >>

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