Online merchandising is still evolving, and many e-retailers are overlooking invaluable tactics.
The sprawling online retailer has finally unveiled its smartphone. But is the company too late to a game that is well underway?
Value pricing has long recognized that products and services have different utilities and, consequently, different values for customers.
Although most retailers don’t have the resources of an Alibaba-sized parent company, we can use key insights from Alibaba’s newest venture to aid our own strategies.
Amazon has uploaded a brief video, showing the reactions of various consumers to a new mystery product.
The collection of consumer data is not just transactional – there is an emotional component that is being ignored.
Owning new things is supposed to give us pleasure, but the process of acquiring them can come with pressure.
Retailers can now create "look books" from consumer photos in real time.
The R-CISC is an independent organization, the centerpiece of which is a Retail Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Retail-ISAC).
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Even with protections in place for standard security events, online retailers must understand that Heartbleed was truly an acute event.
According to the companies, Trunk Club's 250 personal stylists build true, one-to-one relationships with their members to understand their lifestyles and styling preferences before hand-selecting merchandise that is then shipped to the customer.
Although businesses have recognized the value of online reviews for monitoring consumer interests, social media monitoring tools only track positive and negative sentiments, while overlooking the large amount of neutral reviews, which comprise about 50 percent of online reviews.
According to the company, Marquee automatically and consistently sharpens the relevance of product descriptions across web, mobile and tablet platforms.
E-commerce platform MarketLive has announced a strategic agreement with Amazon Payments, offering the ability for MarketLive merchants to help streamline the login and checkout process and increase conversion numbers. According to the companies, the integration of Login and Pay with...
Business-to-consumer e-commerce sales worldwide will reach $1.47 trillion in 2014 according to new figures from eMarketer, increasing nearly 20 percent over 2013.
Despite the arsenal of digital marketing tactics now at every retailer’s fingertips, one customer acquisition tactic still stands above the rest: paid search programs. According to the 2014 Shop.org/Forrester Research Inc.
After a holiday season marred by lackluster order fulfillment and dissatisfied consumers, a new report from CFI Group and eBay Enterprise urges retailers to enhance fulfillment practices early to avoid losing customers, and revenue, this holiday season. Among its findings,...
Amazon Wallet appeared on the Amazon Appstore and Google Play store late last week, but a number of Android fan blogs are just noticing it exists. Amazon's new app, which is a beta version, does not support mobile payments, but...
SHOP.CA, a site offering daily sales events for Canadian shoppers, has announced its first mobile app for iPhone and Android devices. According to the company, the new app will feature the same exclusive daily sales on products from 27 categories...
Software firm Radware has announced the release of its latest quarterly study titled "State of the Union: Ecommerce Page Speed & Web Performance, Summer 2014." According to the company, of the top 100 retail websites, the median page has grown...
Facebook announced in a blog post this week that it is testing "a new feature to help businesses drive sales through Facebook in News Feed and on Pages." In other words, the social networking giant is adding a "buy" button....
The National Retail Federation has issued a statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the introduction of The Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act, which was introduced by Senators Michael Enzi, Richard Durbin, Lamar Alexander, Heidi Heitkamp, Susan Collins and Mark Pryor.
Certona, a provider of real-time omnichannel personalization, has announced that it was selected by Steve Madden, a leading designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children, to deliver integrated, hyper-personalized experiences to its customers as...
The 2014 World Cup appears to have kicked up more than a sea of Tim Howard fans in the United States.
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In 2004, Matt Rutledge and his colleagues launched the pioneering retail site Woot.com, the first "daily deal" site — only one product was available every day, and when inventory was gone, it was gone. Shoppers would then have to wait until midnight to see what the next day's offering was.