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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Sales will drop for etailers this summer

Predictions are already for the next holiday season, but getting to the holidays may be tough for some online retailers. According to a recent study from BIGResearch, consumers will not spend much money in the upcoming six months. >>

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Study: online shoppers are also online bankers

A recent study commissioned by Moda Solutions indicates a direct link between users who shop online and bank online. According to the study, those who utilize online banking platforms are 34% more likely to shop online. >>

Monday, June 25, 2007

Forecasters predict a strong holiday season in 2007

Online marketers and e-tailers should begin preparing now for the holiday buying season. According to a recent forecast, the 2007 holiday buying season will be strong. >>

Monday, June 25, 2007

Online consumer enquiries badly handled

A mystery-shopper exercise in the U.K. found that many online retailers are failing to respond speedily, accurately or professionally to customer enquiries. >>

Monday, June 25, 2007

Wary marketers avoid user-generated media

ROI-driven marketers are wary of using user-generated media and new media, finds a new report, and many aren’t confident about letting consumers have more control. >>

Friday, June 22, 2007

U.S. web spending to surpass $78 billion by 2011

High-speed connections, social networking and online entertainment will drive a rise in U.S. web spending according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ recent forecasts. >>

Friday, June 22, 2007

Lonelygirl15 gets 'branded character' for company

The popular web drama “Lonelygirl15” has struck a deal with a major skincare brand in an unusual product placement move. >>

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Internet primary source for auto buyers

A recent survey by DoubleClick Performics found that the internet is an important part of the buying process for consumers looking for automobiles. >>

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Online retailing seems to be slowing down

A calm seems to be falling on the etailing arena. According to researchers, with an online retail sales high of 25% in 2004, the slide to 20% in 2006 is an indication that online sales aren't what they used to be. >>

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Email landing pages need more thought

It appears that many marketers aren’t putting much effort in to email landing pages. Research by Silverpop revealed a somewhat blasé approach. >>

Monday, June 18, 2007

Is the e-commerce industry slowing down?

A report in the New York Times, claiming a slowdown in e-commerce, has online tongues wagging. >>

Friday, June 15, 2007

Father's Day shoppers head for stores

Nearly a fifth of U.S. shoppers will buy their Father’s Day gifts online this year, according to recent research. >>

Thursday, June 14, 2007

U.K. e-florist signs with leading U.S. e-loyalty programme

A leading U.S. provider of online marketing services has branched out into Europe with the signing of its first U.K. client. >>

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Tech buyers avoid unwanted calls with invalid phone numbers

The online generation of sales leads by forcing registration for content or downloads should include multiple offers and communication routes to maximise sign-ups. >>

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Gas price rises may benefit online retailers

The rising price of gas is making U.S. consumers rethink their spending behavior, according to a new survey by >>

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