Author Archives: Gil Levy

Badge of Honor: Sports Zone Elite

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To start, it’s important to note that today’s ecommerce Badge of Honor comes with a bit of bias. The site for Sports Zone Elite is one that was created by our parent company, Ecommerce Partners. We’re pretty excited about how it turned out, so we wanted to share it with our Ecommerce Outtakes readers. We […]

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Get to Know an Ecommerce Insider: Noam Inbar of Zooz

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We’re back with another edition of our interview series, Get to Know an Ecommerce Insider. Today, we’re featuring a conversation with Noam Inbar, VP of Business Development at Zooz, a payment platform for ecommerce sites and apps. She told us about why she’s passionate about ecommerce, what’s important in online payment, and which sites she […]

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Steeped in suggestions for Argo Tea’s ecommerce store

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I often visit Argo Tea stores here in New York city, and I love their delicious beverages. Although this retailer only has brick-and-mortar locations in just a few other cities, there is also an ecommerce storefront for Argo Tea. I was really excited about this online shop, but as I was browsing the site, my […]

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Badge of Honor: Hallmark.com

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Happy Friday! This week’s Badge of Honor goes to Hallmark, and the customizable card feature on their ecommerce site. Personally, I tend to think most greeting cards are corny, so I usually buy blank cards and write my own messages. But with Hallmark’s site, I can choose any card and print whatever I want inside. […]

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Get to Know an Ecommerce Insider: John Lawson of ColderICE

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Today we’re kicking off a new segment on the Ecommerce Outtakes blog. We’ll be interviewing ecommerce industry insiders, and giving you the scoop. For the first interview in this series, I spoke with John Lawson, an ecommerce consultant, speaker, and manager of the ColderICE blog. He told me all about what ecommerce topics are hot […]

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Badge of Honor: J & P Cycles

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When the fender on my motorcycle mysteriously broke (no really, I have no idea how it happened), I had an ecommerce search ahead of me. I needed to find a great site to buy a new part. When I entered “motorcycle fender” into Google, the first result that came up was J & P Cycles. […]

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Mobile Badge of Honor: Will Call app

Well here’s a first for you, our awesome eCO readers. Today, we are giving our first mobile Badge of Honor to an app called Will Call (read more about it on their website). Will Call shows you the best live music happening near you, gives you all the info you need, and allows you to […]

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Mobile Snapshot: Sears

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I was shopping on my phone the other day just using the Google shopping results. The first retailer that came up with the product I wanted was Sears, so I headed to their mobile ecommerce site to find out more. The price was right, so I added the item to my cart and headed to […]

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Rakuten.com: new name needs a new checkout

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I was looking for a Samsung solid state drive (ssd) for my computer, so headed over to Rakuten.com (which you might know better by it’s former name, Buy.com). I knew just what I wanted, so when I got to the site, I entered “samsung ssd” into the search function. The search results showed me a […]

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Problems Editing Quantities on Drugstore.com

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Back in December, we featured Beauty.com on the blog for some weird filtering and wording issues we found on their site. Well today we’re taking a look at their partner site, Drugstore.com. I was shopping on the site today and noticed something particularly confusing about the checkout process… I found a deal on some Wahl grooming tools, so […]

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