The BIG Show is bigger than ever, so where do you begin? Start with our checklist of five things to look for at retail's biggest gathering.
E-commerce and brick-and-mortar retailers targeting millennials and other tech-savvy consumers should give serious consideration to accepting the virtual currency.
Criteria for judgment included password requirements, personal information requested and how much effort they put into helping their customers follow good security practices.
As the holiday shopping season really gets underway, retailers need to make their online shopping experiences as frictionless as possible. This presentation explores some ways they can.
Results of a new survey show a disconnect between what customers say they want, and what retailers think they want.
Do bricks and mortar cost more than bytes and channels? For Macy's, the question may not matter as much as whether the two investments, combined, sell more sweaters, suits and shoes.
Retail evolution is speeding up, and it waits for no one.
For online retailers, Alibaba’s enormity is a good illustration of the vast size and opportunity presented by Chinese e-commerce, which has recently been deemed the biggest e-commerce market in the world.
Amazon's first smartphone combines visual product recognition with one-click shopping from the online giant's inventory. Should other retailers be scared?
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Apple introduces mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. The company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.
The endeavor will be led by Ted Hope, who co-founded the production company Good Machine, which created films such as "Eat Drink Man Woman" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."
Although traffic dropped year-over-year as the shift toward online shopping accelerated, it was buoyed by a highly promotional month.
The company said its Sercato tool delivers more precise results by recognizing and reporting the concepts included in search phrases rather than just lists of words and phrases.
SCORE, which has provided mentoring services to small businesses since 1964, has gathered statistics concerning how much online activity consumers engage in prior to a purchase and how well small businesses' websites are rising to the challenge of fulfilling these consumers' needs for information.
The online desktop spending season-to-date remains up 15 percent, still ahead of forecast.
The research found that Beauty and Personal Care, an industry traditionally rooted in the ability to touch, smell, sample and experiment with products in stores, is being played by a new set of rules.
Connexity's Bizrate Insights finds U.S. shoppers most trust their personal bank, PayPal and Amazon.
Sabon said it saw dramatic improvements across key performance metrics including user engagement, total page views, time spent on site and most importantly, sales.
Within the first minute of an online shopping session, brands lose 30 percent of their site visitors.
In the U.S., Amazon is the most popular shopping destination for mobile users, with a 36.3-percent market share of traffic; eBay comes in second with 16 percent, followed by Craigslist with 11.5 percent.
The solution is generating an average of 315 percent more revenue per search term compared to standard site search.
Amazon has added a feature to its third-party marketplace that calls to mind the spirit of weekend yard-sale trips: haggling.
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, New York City MTA's "On the Go" digital signage information kiosks will showcase transactional Amazon.com ads to subway riders
Social network also is still testing a Buy button as it enhances position as an e-commerce portal.
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Eighty-one percent of survey respondents said the accessibility of discount, deal and coupon sites have affected their willingness to pay full price. In fact, 35 percent said they never pay full price for items online.