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Android’s App Engagement Higher Than iOS But Apple Drives Higher eCommerce Sales (Forbes) “Android devices are closing the monetization gap with Apple but iOS still drives higher sales and revenue. The following two charts are from the UK and Germany and show that iPad’s revenue per session is higher than Android tablets but that Android apps are […]

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UniteU to Host Worlds Largest mCommerce Responsive Design Speed Test at IRCE 2014 (Consumer Electronics Net) “UniteU, a leading omnichannel commerce platform provider and eCommerce integrator for retailers and brands, will be hosting the worlds largest live mCommerce speed test at IRCE 2014 as part of its debut of new, shockingly-fast Hybrid Responsive design technology and the release […]

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Local Businesses Migrating to Ecommerce (Practical Ecommerce) “Local businesses with brick-and-mortar stores have not been early adopters of ecommerce. But, with the proliferation of mobile devices and with changes in how consumers research and buy products, most local businesses now have websites, many of them mobile optimized.” 5 Shipping Best Practices You Should Not Ignore (Ecommerce Weekly) “Studies […]

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A PayPal founder introduces a new way to pay for cash-strapped web shoppers (Internet Retailer) “Affirm takes on the risk of credit; the merchant receives full payment right away. Affirm makes money from the interest charged to consumers as well as the processing fee merchants pay, which Levchin says is comparable to credit card processing […]

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Google’s Mobile Search Warning Could Decrease Site Traffic (Practical Ecommerce) “In its ongoing crusade to deliver the most beneficial search results, Google announced this week that it will warn searchers when a mobile URL redirects to the home page. Will the change impact your organic search traffic and sales?” @WalmartLabs’ Price Comparison Tech Will Soon Automatically Credit Walmart […]

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EXCLUSIVE – India likely to ease restrictions for foreign online retailers in July (Reuters) “India could allow global online retailers such as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) to sell their own products as early as next month, removing restrictions that have held back competition in one of the world’s biggest, and most price-sensitive, retail markets.” She Loves […]

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Small business ecommerce: a beginner’s guide to supplier selection (eConsultancy) “This post is designed for those small businesses that aren’t yet selling online and are getting ready to start. I won’t pretend this piece is for those with lots of experience online. It’s more a starting point to steady the nerves for those that are bamboozled by […]

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The Value of Coupons in Digital Marketing [Infographic] (Get Elastic) “This week’s infographic is courtesy of VoucherCloud, and looks at the popularity of online coupons, who’s using them and why.” 5 Ecommerce Content Marketing Ideas for June 2014 (Practical Ecommerce) “Content marketing is the practice of creating and distributing valuable, interesting, and entertaining content with the aim of […]

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Cross-device marketing keeps Brilliant Earth a cut above the rest (Internet Retailer) “The AdRoll mobile retargeting tool shows consumers ads based on what items they have viewed on Brilliant Earth’s web site. For example, a consumer that viewed an 18-karat white gold Halo diamond ring on BrilliantEarth.com on a smartphone might see an ad featuring that very ring […]

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Google Analytics adds more e-commerce data and reporting tools (Internet Retailer) “Google Inc. is making it easier for e-retailers to collect more granular data about how consumers behave on their sites and to generate reports about that behavior. The company announced Wednesday Enhanced Ecommerce, a Google Analytics reporting tool designed specifically for e-retailers. Using the tool, e-retailers […]

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