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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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Another Great Example of Email Acquisition

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Despite the growing power of social media, many studies show that email marketing is still the number one driver of traffic and conversions for ecommerce sites. This is why it’s so important for e-retailers of all kinds to always grow their email list. There are a number of strategies for this, but perhaps my favorite […]

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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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Best Practices for Creating Engaging Ecommerce Videos

Guest Post By Charlie Rall of Video Review Labs Product videos are dead. I’m talking about the dull spinning, white backdrop glamour shots with the logo bar at the bottom of the screen. That’s the 360 degree photography made famous by late night QVC. The web has changed, of course, but brands are still throwing money […]

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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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Badge of Honor: Monsoon

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Today’s Ecommerce Outtakes Badge of Honor is quick and simple. (Really, isn’t this what online shopping should always be about?) The winning site is Monsoon, a UK-based retailer that offers clothing and accessories for women and children. There are many nice features on this site that are not uncommon throughout the ecommerce world, however, there […]

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