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3 Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Doing it Right Online (Ecommerce Times) “So how does a brick-and-mortar business remain successful in the age of multichannel commerce? Following is a snapshot of three companies that started off as physical retailers, yet have transitioned successfully via digital. These businesses have thrived with a clear online strategy that provides a consistent experience, […]

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Abandoned Online Shopping Carts Represent A $2 Trillion Opportunity For Retailers (Business Insider) “For many online shoppers, the ecommerce shopping cart has become a kind of bookmarking tool, rather than an actual indication that they’re ready to “proceed to checkout.” An astounding $4 trillion worth of merchandise will be abandoned in online shopping carts this year. But these abandoned carts don’t […]

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Affiliate Marketing: How to Engage Bloggers (Practical Ecommerce) “Working with bloggers takes a lot of initial elbow grease, but once the relationship is established, you are rewarded with a solid partnership that drives new, informed customers with strong lifetime value. Unlike other affiliate sites, bloggers educate their readers. When the bloggers refer these readers to your […]

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Google Glass is now in stock (Internet Retailer) “Google Glass has hit the virtual stores shelves of the first retailer to carry the wearable technology. Starting today, the Net-a-Porter Group LLC, No. 102 in the 2014 Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, will sell Google Glass packages—Glass, a frame, shades, a mono earbud and case—for $1,800.” Consumers Choose […]

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Can Card Scanning Solve Mobile Checkout Abandonment? (Get Elastic) “68% of smartphone and tablet owners have attempted to make a purchase through their device, and 66% report they’ve encountered obstacles that prevented them from completing checkout. 47% of respondents say checkout “took too long” according to a survey by Harris Interactive.” Linking digital audience data to drive conversions (eConsultancy) […]

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Is The Amazon Fire Phone A Game Changer For E-Commerce? (WebProNews) “Yes, millions of products at the click of an actual hardware button on the device. Just point your phone at a product in person, and quickly buy it on Amazon. Brick and mortars already concerned about showrooming are going to just love this. A couple […]

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E-commerce could take 40pc of trade share by 2025 (LogisticsManager.com) “E-commerce could take a 40 per cent share of overall trade volumes in developed countries by 2025, according to a study by Deutsche Post DHL. Today e-commerce makes up eight per cent of the overall trading volume in Europe already, but the study found that this […]

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4 Ways Same-day Delivery Will Transform Retailers (Practical Ecommerce) “Amazon and Google are expanding same-day delivery services in major cities. These offerings and similar same-day delivery services from other companies could transform retailers online and off, potentially broadening the mix of products sold online and available to shoppers. Recently, Google announced that it would extend its Shopping Express […]

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American Greetings is the most trustworthy e-retail site (Internet Retailer) “American Greetings Corp., No. 254 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, topped the list of the most-trustworthy retail web sites, according to the Online Trust Alliance’s annual Online Trust Honor Roll, which analyzes the trustworthiness of web sites based on data protection, privacy and security. But only 24% […]

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Wayfair: Letting customers lead the way (Internet Retailer) “Speaking as day two keynoter on the topic “Connecting with consumers by giving them what they want,” Shah told attendees they can treat customers one of two ways. “You can treat them as smart and meet their expectations or treat them as dumb and lead them into a […]

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