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ECommerce News: Marketing

71% of big brands leave customer tweeters unanswered (Internet Retailer) “While 90% of 50 large retailers are active on Twitter, only 29% use the platform to actively engage with shoppers, according to a study by digital marketing firm Acquity Group. Acquity studied the 50 retailers included in consulting firm Interbrand’s report, “Best Retail Brands 2012.”” What Happened […]

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ECommerce News: Mobile

Apple users are far more valuable than Android users (Internet Retailer) “This is important in light of the fact that smartphones running Google Inc.’s Android mobile operating system far outpace Apple Inc.’s iPhone in terms of smartphone market share. Android phones account for 52.5% of smartphones in use while iPhones account for 34.3%, according to […]

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ECommerce News: Industry

How two e-retailers improved web site performance while cutting costs (Internet Retailer) “New Relic provides an online dashboard that enables e-retailers to monitor their sites’ performance, including page load speeds and application response times. When an error occurs or part of a web site is responding slowly, the software alerts the retailer and highlights the source […]

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ECommerce News: Marketing

Consumers open nearly 45% of Thanksgiving week e-mails on mobile devices (Internet Retailer) “Looking at the data from the Apple Inc. versus Google Inc. Android perspective, Apple overshadows Android. Examining smartphones, 23.93% of e-mails were opened on an iPhone while only 4.15% were opened on an Android phone. This is counter to market share, as 52.5% of smartphones in […]

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ECommerce News: Industry

Square to announce payment trial with Burberry, its first luxury brand partner (TNW) “The trial makes sense for Burberry, as the company has been testing iPad apps that allow sales associates to have “personalized interactions with customers with knowledge of where they shopped, what they liked, and what they bought” since earlier this year, according to […]

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Ecommerce News: Functionality

Basket Abandonment: case studies and tips to help improve your conversion rates (Econsultancy) “However by understanding what causes customers to dropout before completing a purchase and making a few adjustment to the site design, businesses can reduce the impact of basket abandonment. So here’s a run through of several different studies into what causes people to bail […]

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Ecommerce News: Industry

ASOS maintains steady rate of sales growth (Reuters) “The retailer, which targets young women looking to emulate the designer looks of celebrities like Nicole Scherzinger, Tulisa Contostavlos and Cheryl Cole, said on Tuesday its retail sales rose 30 percent to 165.8 million pounds in the three months to November 30.” Five Years In And Profitable, Gilt Refocuses […]

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