E-commerce IBM: Shoppers Will Buy More, Pay Less Online This Thanksgiving

IBM: Shoppers Will Buy More, Pay Less Online This Thanksgiving

Consumers will take greater advantage of digital deals, while retailers will see more click-throughs thanks to improved application of data analytics.

E-commerce Cruz Slams GOP Colleagues Who'd Pass Internet Tax Act

Cruz Slams GOP Colleagues Who'd Pass Internet Tax Act

The senator from Texas charges they would penalize catalogers and Internet retailers to support big brick-and-mortar retailers.

E-commerce The Black (Friday) List

The Black (Friday) List

Santa's not the only one making holiday lists for young folks. Accenture is, too, and here's its handicapping of millennial shopping for Thanksgiving and the day after.

E-commerce Walmart Stores May Match Online Prices

Walmart Stores May Match Online Prices

The move would accompany a focus on Internet sales, which the retailer intends to grow by as much as 40% over the next four years.

E-commerce Google Expands Delivery Service and Imposes a Fee

Google Expands Delivery Service and Imposes a Fee

It indicates it's serious about the retail business, charging $95 a year for deliveries to Amazon Prime's $99.

E-commerce Amazon to Open Retail Store in New York

Amazon to Open Retail Store in New York

The e-commerce king will hit the bricks for the holidays, just a stone's throw from Macy's.

E-commerce Will E-Coms Ignore Mobile This Holiday Season?

Will E-Coms Ignore Mobile This Holiday Season?

Though they lack confidence in their mobile strategies and apps, retailers list mobile commerce ninth on their Christmas to-do lists, an eBay study reports.

E-commerce Several File Briefs in Support of DMA's Supreme Court Case

Several File Briefs in Support of DMA's Supreme Court Case

U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others side with the Direct Marketing Association in its tax jurisdiction case against Colorado.

E-commerce DMA Files Brief in Supreme Court Case vs. Colorado

DMA Files Brief in Supreme Court Case vs. Colorado

The nation's highest court will weigh in on whether or not marketers have the right to appeal state tax regulations in federal courts.

E-commerce Gaming the System for Internet Retailers

Gaming the System for Internet Retailers

Optimove, a retention marketing company focused on the gaming industry, announces a version of its software aimed at e-commerce companies.

E-commerce Senators Try Back-Door Play to Gain Passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act

Senators Try Back-Door Play to Gain Passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act

Durbin and Enzi attach MFA to Internet Tax Freedom Act; Majority Leader Reid could introduce the combined bill on the Senate floor next week.

E-commerce IBMer Takes Over at eBay Enterprise

IBMer Takes Over at eBay Enterprise

Craig Hayman directed SaaS solutions for e-commerce during his 15-year career at Big Blue.

E-commerce Father's Day Mobile Sales Increase 37%

Father's Day Mobile Sales Increase 37%

iOS users lead the charge, spending $30 more per order than Android users. Pinterest tops Facebook for purchase influence.

E-commerce B2B Companies Should Care About e-Commerce Too

B2B Companies Should Care About e-Commerce Too

New research shows that e-commerce may be just as valuable to B2B as to B2C.

E-commerce Shopping Cart Abandonment and the Savvy Consumer

Shopping Cart Abandonment and the Savvy Consumer

An abandoned shopping cart doesn't necessarily mean an abandoned sale.

E-commerce Magento Intros Mobile, Payment Upgrades

Magento Intros Mobile, Payment Upgrades

It promises its e-commerce customers up to 18% increases in sales with the addition of PayPal's Bill Me Later service.

E-commerce CoreMedia Launches Next Gen Experiential E-com Tool

CoreMedia Launches Next Gen Experiential E-com Tool

A new tool aims to combine personalized content and online shopping into a visually appealing package that focuses on experience over mere transaction.

E-commerce Testing Helps Topshop Find the Right Fit

Testing Helps Topshop Find the Right Fit

The global fashion retailer relies on multivariate testing to stay on trend with its consumers across channels.

E-commerce Slow Mobile Websites Equal Instant Death

Slow Mobile Websites Equal Instant Death

Get a load of this—or not, as the case may be. A new study finds that the average load time for the top 100 e-com sites is nearly double what Google recommends.

E-commerce News Byte: Amazon Ups 'Prime' Rate

News Byte: Amazon Ups 'Prime' Rate

The Internet retailer increases the fee of its popular membership plan by $20 to stimulate revenues.

E-commerce Seven Rules to Tax By

Seven Rules to Tax By

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) sets requirements for a remote sales tax law.

E-commerce Origin Sourcing Takes a Beating at Congressional Hearing

Origin Sourcing Takes a Beating at Congressional Hearing

Remote sellers' hopes for paying a single tax rate based on their business locations may have been dashed in a House Judiciary Committee hearing.

E-commerce Facebook Bounces Email

Facebook Bounces Email

The social network's four-year-old competitor to Gmail falls flat on its, well, Facebook.

E-commerce News Byte: IBM Debuts 'Smarter Commerce' Ecosystem

News Byte: IBM Debuts 'Smarter Commerce' Ecosystem

Working with partners, IBM expects to deliver 150 digital marketing solutions that aim to accelerate campaign deployment and maximize ROI.

E-commerce eTail Blog Insights: How Warby Parker Went From Online Novelty to Multichannel Sensation

eTail Blog Insights: How Warby Parker Went From Online Novelty to Multichannel Sensation

The eyeglass seller's director of online experience, Tim Riley, talks about the company's explosive growth.

E-commerce Amazon Might Up Prime Fee by 50%

Amazon Might Up Prime Fee by 50%

The e-commerce giant may be losing up to $2 billion on its Amazon Prime loyalty program.

E-commerce eTail Blog Insights: Slow Network Speed Equals Bad Brand Perception

eTail Blog Insights: Slow Network Speed Equals Bad Brand Perception

A recent study shows that customers don't like to "wait in line" when online.

E-commerce News Byte: Online Sellers Had a Mobile Little Christmas

News Byte: Online Sellers Had a Mobile Little Christmas

Shoppers made 46% more purchases on mobile devices than they did in 2012, according to IBM.

E-commerce News Byte: Localization's the Key to Cross-Border E-Com Success

News Byte: Localization's the Key to Cross-Border E-Com Success

General merchandise site Fuugo consummated more than a third of its sales in Australia and Scandinavia last year.

E-commerce News Byte: Good Old Toys Are Tops Among Kids

News Byte: Good Old Toys Are Tops Among Kids

Play kitchens merited 68% more searches than Xboxes, says a British study.

E-commerce News Byte: Sleigh Bells Ring for E-Commerce Companies

News Byte: Sleigh Bells Ring for E-Commerce Companies

Websites' bells are ringing because in-store registers aren't; half of shoppers plan to wrap up holiday shopping online.

E-commerce News Byte: Half of Consumers Doubt Authenticity of Reviews

News Byte: Half of Consumers Doubt Authenticity of Reviews

Even more believe that companies delete negative critiques of their products and services online.

E-commerce News Byte: Mobile Multiplies Cyber Monday Money

News Byte: Mobile Multiplies Cyber Monday Money

IBM reports that Cyber Monday sales are up 20% over 2012; Adobe says mobile purchases soared by 80%.

E-commerce News Byte: Big Biz on Small Business Saturday

News Byte: Big Biz on Small Business Saturday

Small, locally owned businesses rang registers to the tune of nearly $6 billion on Small Business Saturday.

E-commerce News Byte: Thanksgetting and Black Friday Go Mobile

News Byte: Thanksgetting and Black Friday Go Mobile

Mobile's portion of online sales increases by 40%; tablet shoppers out-purchase smartphone wielders.

E-commerce News Byte: Consumer Confidence Falters Further in November

News Byte: Consumer Confidence Falters Further in November

The widely recognized measure of purchase intent tumbles again after plummeting in October.

E-commerce News Byte: Magento Update Has Global Accent

News Byte: Magento Update Has Global Accent

Globalization of e-coms demands new features for cross-border tax calculations, the company says.

E-commerce News Byte: Free Shipping is now Table Stakes for E-Coms

News Byte: Free Shipping is now Table Stakes for E-Coms

Three quarters of Americans say free shipping makes them press the buy button. Only 19% say fast shipping does.

E-commerce 'I Want It Now, but I'm Flexible...'

'I Want It Now, but I'm Flexible...'

While some consumers favor the immediacy of in-store shopping, others prefer the convenience of buying online.

E-commerce Cyber Monday Sales Will Top $2 Billion, Adobe Predicts

Cyber Monday Sales Will Top $2 Billion, Adobe Predicts

But a shorter shopping season could trim $1.5 billion from holiday sales totals, says the company's annual sales forecast.

E-commerce It's Trulia Important to Test Your Site

It's Trulia Important to Test Your Site

Testing your website might not be among your Top 10 Things To Do, but it's still one of the most important things to do.

E-commerce News Byte: Study Predicts Best Black Friday in Five Years

News Byte: Study Predicts Best Black Friday in Five Years

'Webrooming'—browsing online and buying in-store—will overtake showrooming this year, says an Accenture survey.

E-commerce eTail Blog Insights: One Marketer's Journey From Customer Experience to Content Marketing

eTail Blog Insights: One Marketer's Journey From Customer Experience to Content Marketing

A Q&A with Facebook's Jonathon Colman, former principal experience architect at REI, reveals the adventurous side of his marketing career.

E-commerce News Byte: Monetate Aims to Accelerate Online Customer Acquisition

News Byte: Monetate Aims to Accelerate Online Customer Acquisition

The digital marketing-tech company launches two products designed to support real-time multichannel marketing.

E-commerce Goodlatte Principles Create Common Ground for MFA Combatants

Goodlatte Principles Create Common Ground for MFA Combatants

House Judiciary Committee guidelines for new Marketplace Fairness Act receive warm reception from both remote sellers and brick-and-mortar retailers.

E-commerce ".Anything" Goes

".Anything" Goes

What marketers need to know about new domain extensions

E-commerce Whither Twitter in E-Commerce?

Whither Twitter in E-Commerce?

The hiring of former Ticketmaster exec Nathan Hubbard as head of commerce has retail tongues wagging about Twitter's future plans.

E-commerce Chances That Senate's Marketplace Fairness Act Passes House? Remote

Chances That Senate's Marketplace Fairness Act Passes House? Remote

Despite the passing of The Marketplace Fairness Act this past April in the Sentate, the bill faces a rough road in the House.

E-commerce Abandon Those Shopping Cart Woes

Abandon Those Shopping Cart Woes

Fact: Most customers abandon their online shopping carts. So, what does a brand need do to get consumers buying?

E-commerce Dang Chicks Makes Dang Good Strides in Segmentation

Dang Chicks Makes Dang Good Strides in Segmentation

The female apparel brand relies on Brightpearl for segmentation and shopping cart abandonment.

E-commerce News Byte: Rakuten to Acquire Online Data Company

News Byte: Rakuten to Acquire Online Data Company

PopShops provides online marketers with up-to-date product information.

E-commerce Does E-Commerce Need a Rebrand?

Does E-Commerce Need a Rebrand?

When building a marketing plan, marketers shouldn't discount e-commerce, because not every element is about an immediate purchase.

E-commerce Retailers Perk Up Over In-Store Pickups

Retailers Perk Up Over In-Store Pickups

A Shopatron study finds that retailers are packaging in-store pickups with omnichannel experiences to deliver customer convenience.

E-commerce 3 Effective Ways to Make E-Commerce More Engaging

3 Effective Ways to Make E-Commerce More Engaging

It's relatively easy to engage customers on e-commerce websites when marketers know who those customers are, but what about customers who don't sign in?

E-commerce Lenovo Unifies Its Global Online Presence

Lenovo Unifies Its Global Online Presence

How the high-tech leader got its marketing and tech teams to rally around a common goal

E-commerce Electronic Retailers Take a Flier at the Marketplace Fairness Act

Electronic Retailers Take a Flier at the Marketplace Fairness Act

A quorum of remote sellers descends on Capitol Hill next week to state the case of consumers and SMBs.

E-commerce A Cup of Convenience Can Deliver a Latte Customer Love

A Cup of Convenience Can Deliver a Latte Customer Love

OneCupConnection.com heats up the customer experience with its subscription commerce program.

E-commerce Discovering the "nonline" land in the world of e-commerce

Discovering the "nonline" land in the world of e-commerce

Google analyzes the middle ground between where online ends and offline begins.

E-commerce Hurricane Sandy blows in unwelcome e-commerce deals

Hurricane Sandy blows in unwelcome e-commerce deals

E-commerce sites rethink their promotional strategies as they weather the Hurricane Sandy social storm.

E-commerce Walmart steps up e-commerce with in-house search engine

Walmart steps up e-commerce with in-house search engine

Walmart is stepping up its integration of its online and in-store properties by creating a proprietary search engine called Polaris.

E-commerce Rotary develops first e-commerce site

Rotary develops first e-commerce site

Rotary, a power equipment replacement parts company, has launched an online store available in the U.S. and Canada.

E-commerce The Vitamin Shoppe strengthens e-commerce investment with new hire

The Vitamin Shoppe strengthens e-commerce investment with new hire

The Vitamin Shoppe, a health supplement provider, has named Stephen Bontempo to the newly-created position VP of e-commerce.

E-commerce Outdoor retailers use NetSuite to integrate e-commerce

Outdoor retailers use NetSuite to integrate e-commerce

NetSuite announced August 3 the signing of three new accounts—Hydro Flask, Solio, and X-1 headphones—at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City.

E-commerce Fashion e-commerce platform Kitsy Lane to provide small-business marketing solutions

Fashion e-commerce platform Kitsy Lane to provide small-business marketing solutions

Kitsy Lane, an e-commerce platform for small fashion businesses and entrepreneurs, launched July 24.

E-commerce NFL Players Association launches e-commerce site

NFL Players Association launches e-commerce site

The NFL Players Association launched an e-commerce site called the NFLPA Shop on July 11.

E-commerce Monetate: Tablets are the future of e-commerce

Monetate: Tablets are the future of e-commerce

According to a new study by Monetate, tablets may just be the future of e-commerce, more so than mobile or PCs.

E-commerce Refinery29 launches revamped e-commerce site

Refinery29 launches revamped e-commerce site

Fashion website Refinery29 has launched its revamped e-commerce site, R29 Shops.

E-commerce E-commerce Video Series: Josh Boaz, cofounder & managing director, Direct Agents

E-commerce Video Series: Josh Boaz, cofounder & managing director, Direct Agents

Direct Agents cofounder Josh Boaz shares insights on e-commerce trends.

E-commerce E-commerce Video Series, Mary Beth Keelty, VP, marketing & sales development, Zeta Interactive

E-commerce Video Series, Mary Beth Keelty, VP, marketing & sales development, Zeta Interactive

Mary Beth Keelty, VP of marketing & sales development at Zeta Interactive on why e-commerce is a game changer for direct marketers.

E-commerce E-commerce Video Series, Marc Ginsberg, EVP, merchant services, Cardlytics

E-commerce Video Series, Marc Ginsberg, EVP, merchant services, Cardlytics

Marc Ginsberg, EVP, merchant services at Cardlytics on the ins and outs of transaction-driven marketing.

E-commerce Michael Robinson named VP of e-commerce at Martha Stewart Omnimedia

Michael Robinson named VP of e-commerce at Martha Stewart Omnimedia

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has chosen Michael Robinson to be its VP of e-commerce.

E-commerce E-commerce Video Series: Shannon Aronson, VP, Consumer digital experience, Epsilon

E-commerce Video Series: Shannon Aronson, VP, Consumer digital experience, Epsilon

Epsilon's VP of consumer digital experience Shannon Aronson explains what a campaign needs if it's going to be a social media success.

E-commerce Gilt founder: Social is key to e-commerce growth

Gilt founder: Social is key to e-commerce growth

High-end design and functionality are essential to high-end e-commerce websites. So said Alexis Maybank, founder and CSO of Gilt Groupe, at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition on June 7.

E-commerce Channel IQ launches e-commerce directory

Channel IQ launches e-commerce directory

Channel IQ launched what it calls the first ever e-commerce directory designed to foster relationships between retailers and manufacturers.

E-commerce E-commerce Video Series: Mike Perrone, cofounder & COO, SocialFlow

E-commerce Video Series: Mike Perrone, cofounder & COO, SocialFlow

Facebook as a real e-commerce channel in the future? That's going to come down to building trust and engagement with a marketer's specific audience.

E-commerce E-commerce Video Series: Saskia Sorrosa, VP of multicultural marketing, NBA

E-commerce Video Series: Saskia Sorrosa, VP of multicultural marketing, NBA

The NBA's Saskia Sorosa discusses the brand's recent Hispanic marketing efforts through éne•bé•a (NBA in Spanish), its Spanish language website.

E-commerce E-commerce Video Series: Thomas Mueller, global director of customer experience, Siegel + Gale

E-commerce Video Series: Thomas Mueller, global director of customer experience, Siegel + Gale

Thomas Mueller explains why brands don't have to be everywhere at once in order to be successful and provides other e-commerce and branding tips.

E-commerce E-commerce Video Series: David Zwang, principal, Zwang & Co.

E-commerce Video Series: David Zwang, principal, Zwang & Co.

David Zwang dives deep on some of the biggest challenges facing marketers today and what they can do to overcome them.

E-commerce Friending e-commerce

Friending e-commerce

Facebook's ubiquitous reach now extends into the social commerce arena.

E-commerce Lenovo selects Mullen for e-commerce display program

Lenovo selects Mullen for e-commerce display program

Lenovo selects Mullen to handle its North America e-commerce display marketing program.

E-commerce GQ partners with Nordstrom's e-commerce site

GQ partners with Nordstrom's e-commerce site

Nordstrom, Inc., and men's lifestlye magazine GQ are partnering to integrate GQ editorial content into Nordstrom's e-commerce site over a six-month period.

E-commerce Pinterest lands $100M investment led by Japanese e-commerce giant

Pinterest lands $100M investment led by Japanese e-commerce giant

With a $100 investment in Pinterest by Japanese conglomerate Rakuten, Inc., the social site is now valued at $1.5 billion.

E-commerce Next up for NetSuite: content management for e-commerce

Next up for NetSuite: content management for e-commerce

NetSuite plans make content management a major priority for its developers and e-commerce customers, said Andy Lloyd, GM of e-commerce products.

E-commerce Time Out New York expands digital, e-commerce strategies

Time Out New York expands digital, e-commerce strategies

Time Out New York launched an e-commerce business as well as iPad and iPhone applications as part of a strategy to expand its reach as a digital media group, the company said in a statement.

E-commerce Brands struggle to maintain multicultural e-commerce portals

Brands struggle to maintain multicultural e-commerce portals

Despite the increasing multicultural nature of the U.S. population, brands have difficulty maintaining websites specifically designed for multicultural e-commerce.

E-commerce Will mobile drive more e-commerce revenue than PCs? Readers respond

Will mobile drive more e-commerce revenue than PCs? Readers respond

Will mobile drive more e-commerce revenue than PCs? Our readers respond to the April Gloves Off question.

E-commerce In five years, will tablets and smartphones surpass PCs in e-commerce sales?

In five years, will tablets and smartphones surpass PCs in e-commerce sales?

In the next five years, will smartphones and tablets drive more annual e-commerce sales revenue than PCs or will PCs develop new capabilities to keep them in the lead?

E-commerce MasterCard to release e-commerce anti-fraud tool

MasterCard to release e-commerce anti-fraud tool

MasterCard will release an e-commerce anti-fraud product for merchants in May, said Mike Plotnick, MasterCard's communications leader. MasterCard announced the product at the Merchant Risk Council show in Las Vegas. The solution is designed for merchants all over the world to be used for transactions on U.S.-issued cards.

E-commerce Club Monaco "fashionably late" to e-commerce

Club Monaco "fashionably late" to e-commerce

Club Monaco, a subsidiary of Ralph Lauren, will be launching its U.S. e-commerce website, ClubMonaco.com, Mar. 26, said Simone Delfino, Club Monaco Director of PR and Events, in a statement.

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