E-commerce

Five Minutes With: Meaningful Relationships, not Meaningless Messages, says Berkley Bowen

Five Minutes With: Meaningful Relationships, not Meaningless Messages, says Berkley Bowen

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Berkley Bowen, CEO of Cue Connect, talks about the importance of social sharing and 'wishlists' for online retail marketing, and avoiding multitudes of meaningless messages

Spotlight On: Amazon's Data Bet and Another Attempt at Curation

Spotlight On: Amazon's Data Bet and Another Attempt at Curation

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Is Dash just about the data? But what if no one's pushing the button?

The Changing Face of Email Marketing

The Changing Face of Email Marketing

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Responsive/contextual email? It's email, but not as we know it. We take a look at its potential--and limitations.

Social Media eCommerce is Kind of Awkward

Social Media eCommerce is Kind of Awkward

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Shopping while Facebook-stalking. It's a weird juxtaposition that marketers seem infatuated with. But is it more than wishful thinking?

Advantage, Remote Sales Tax

Advantage, Remote Sales Tax

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A Circuit Court decision clears the way for Colorado to tax e-coms and catalogers. Could the DMA be headed back to the Supreme Court?

Amazon Offers Stiff Challenge to Digital Wallets

Amazon Offers Stiff Challenge to Digital Wallets

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PayPal, Google Wallet, and Apple Pay will vie against a known quantity as Amazon offers its payment system to other merchants.

Amazon Prime Gets a Boost From Sprint

Amazon Prime Gets a Boost From Sprint

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Sprint wireless users will be the first Amazon Prime members able to take part in the program though their wireless carriers on a monthly basis.

Alabama's Poised to Battle Remote Sellers for Tax Dollars

Alabama's Poised to Battle Remote Sellers for Tax Dollars

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Battle lines are being drawn in Montgomery to topple a Supreme Court precedent and tax online retailers. Are remote sellers ready for a fight?

Salesforce Deploys Retail Consultants

Salesforce Deploys Retail Consultants

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A new service features consulting from top retail practitioners of the company's marketing cloud.

Adobe Buys Big Into Retail

Adobe Buys Big Into Retail

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It introduces several innovations to its marketing cloud at NRF designed to help merge physical and digital retailing efforts.

B2B: Glass Is Half Empty on Digital Commerce

B2B: Glass Is Half Empty on Digital Commerce

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Digital commerce revenues in the B2B market are still surprisingly small, a new report says.

Marketing to Generation General

Marketing to Generation General

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Sweeping generalizations of millennials can make it harder for marketers to appeal to this coming-of-age generation.

Walmart Will Debut its Own Mobile Payment System

Walmart Will Debut its Own Mobile Payment System

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Walmart Pay marks the retailer's exit from the Merchant Customer Exchange consortium that includes Target, Best Buy, and CVS.

How to Get Holiday Shoppers to Come Back in the New Year

How to Get Holiday Shoppers to Come Back in the New Year

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Customers acquired in Q4 provide 40% less lifetime value than online shoppers who come in the rest of the year.

Phones Drive Weekend Activity, But Not Dollars

Phones Drive Weekend Activity, But Not Dollars

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During a lucrative weekend online, smartphones tally the most transactions. PCs sell more, however, with $141 average.

How to Cash In on Social Media

How to Cash In on Social Media

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Several leading players in social commerce share how to galvanize a social media audience and convert members into paying customers.

How to Boost Holiday Revenue

How to Boost Holiday Revenue

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Holiday sales are projected to reach upwards of $885.70 billion in November and December alone.

Black Friday Buzz

Black Friday Buzz

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The 2015 holiday shopping frenzy hasn't yet begun, but stats on what to expect—and what's happened so far—are abundant.

Merkle Chips Away at China's Firewall With Baidu Deal

Merkle Chips Away at China's Firewall With Baidu Deal

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The performance marketing agency becomes the first U.S.-based reseller on China's biggest search engine.

Jet.com Scores $500 Million in New Funding

Jet.com Scores $500 Million in New Funding

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The most highly capitalized Web startup in memory just became more so as it steers a re-engineered business plan into the holidays.

Social Commerce Fits PBteen's Style

Social Commerce Fits PBteen's Style

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The teen home furnishing brand uses marketing technology to generate traffic and revenue from its blog posts.

Chat Gets Some Brains and Some Manners

Chat Gets Some Brains and Some Manners

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Moxie's new chat system for e-commerce operators relies on behavioral cues to be less intrusive and more supportive.

First Transactions Can Predict Future Buying Behaviors

First Transactions Can Predict Future Buying Behaviors

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A new study shows that the number of items a consumer purchases in his first visit to an e-tailer is telling of his future buying behavior.

Why Jet.com Was Rerouted

Why Jet.com Was Rerouted

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The Amazon competitor most likely scuttled its subscription-based plan when it discovered small commissions and higher volume worked better.

Study: Almost Half of Consumers Search Products on Amazon First

Study: Almost Half of Consumers Search Products on Amazon First

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A study finds that 44% of consumers bypass all other sites and head directly for Amazon when searching for products.

Will Boehner's Departure Stall Remote Sales Tax Bills?

Will Boehner's Departure Stall Remote Sales Tax Bills?

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Committee chairs like Goodlatte are likely to have greater influence on legislation under a McCarthy regime.

Consumers Want to Hear From Retailers; Knowing When Is the Key

Consumers Want to Hear From Retailers; Knowing When Is the Key

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More than 80% of Americans want to receive ads from retailers and e-tailers; though only 57% say they want to hear from them when there is a sale or promotion.

Jet.com Attains High Altitude

Jet.com Attains High Altitude

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It's building a clientele without cannibalizing other sellers, and it's achieved a 23% repeat buyer rate in its inaugural month.

Mobile Will Ring Up a Quarter of All E-Com Sales by 2016

Mobile Will Ring Up a Quarter of All E-Com Sales by 2016

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Internet transactions to play a larger role in the best holiday season in five years, a new study predicts.

5 Ways to Fuse Online and In-Store Experiences

5 Ways to Fuse Online and In-Store Experiences

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As digital and physical commerce continue to converge, marketers must ensure that omnichannel reigns.

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