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Millennials Are Devious When It Comes to E-Commerce

Millennials Are Devious When It Comes to E-Commerce

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More than a quarter of millennials have faked their birthdays when signing up for a newsletter to get a discount.

Nine Out of 10 Retailers are Pleased With Their E-Commerce Software

Nine Out of 10 Retailers are Pleased With Their E-Commerce Software

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Willingness to pay for it could be the reason. Price is number four on their list of considerations, says a study.

Web Wizards, What Awaits You? Untold Riches or Jail?

Web Wizards, What Awaits You? Untold Riches or Jail?

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Ross Ulbricht rode the Silk Road to a life sentence without parole. Does the same fate await even some well-intentioned webmeisters?

Consumers' Shopping Cart Use and Expectations

Consumers' Shopping Cart Use and Expectations

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Nearly three quarters of respondents use online shopping carts to store items they plan to buy later.

Pinning a Correlation Between a View and a Purchase

Pinning a Correlation Between a View and a Purchase

Putting brand-driven purchasing directly inside the Pinterest experience will give marketers the opportunity to create a more seamless path-to-purchase.

A Home-Grown Approach to Creating an Abandonment-Free Website

A Home-Grown Approach to Creating an Abandonment-Free Website

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Real Food retailer Cultures for Health uses targeted email to reclaim revenue from abandoned online shopping carts and site visits.

Buy Directly From Ads With XpressBuy

Buy Directly From Ads With XpressBuy

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XpressBuy boasts four times as many participating retailers as Facebook Buy and Twitter Buy combined.

Why Marketing Is Essential to Customer Trust in E-commerce

Why Marketing Is Essential to Customer Trust in E-commerce

Learn about the measures that leading online retailers have taken to increase credibility and security on their websites.

Men Now Biggest Online Shoppers

Men Now Biggest Online Shoppers

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Nearly a third of American men say they shop online at least once a week. Only 18% of women make the same claim.

The Beauty of the Amazon Buy Box

The Beauty of the Amazon Buy Box

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Hate Amazon because it rules in price? Actually, it's worse than that. It's the king of customer experience, too.

How a 5-lb. Bag of Gummi Bears Made the World Squat Down and Take Notice

How a 5-lb. Bag of Gummi Bears Made the World Squat Down and Take Notice

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When is a lot of bad really good? When they're reviews on Amazon.

It Ain't Heavy, It's My Website

It Ain't Heavy, It's My Website

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Technology speeds onward, but e-commerce sites lag behind. Load times on mobile sites increased almost a full second over the holidays.

$73 Billion Spent Online Over the Holidays

$73 Billion Spent Online Over the Holidays

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That's up 12%, according to Adobe, and represents nearly one third of annual Internet retail sales.

Amazon Didn't Toy With Prices This Christmas

Amazon Didn't Toy With Prices This Christmas

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Both Walmart and Toys R Us dropped prices after Black Friday and raised them after Super Saturday. But Amazon held steady throughout.

Christmas Day Online Sales Up 8 Percent Over Last Year

Christmas Day Online Sales Up 8 Percent Over Last Year

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Mobile transactions rose 20% and were four times more likely to be made on iOS devices versus Android.

Will DMA's Big Day in Court Produce a Welcome Precedent for Remote Sellers?

Will DMA's Big Day in Court Produce a Welcome Precedent for Remote Sellers?

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A favorable review of DMA v. Brohl from the Supremes could serve to relieve some interstate tax headaches for Internet retailers and catalogers.

The Mobilization of Cyber Monday

The Mobilization of Cyber Monday

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Average order sizes fell 3.5% on the biggest day of the year for Web sellers, but legions of consumers willing to buy via mobile sent total sales up nearly 9%.

Top 10 Cities for Online Purchases

Top 10 Cities for Online Purchases

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New York and LA top the list. Warm weather cities show a proclivity for mobile purchases.

Scaling the Great Firewall of China

Scaling the Great Firewall of China

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You do know that your Web pages take as long as four seconds to load over there, right? And you do realize that at that point you may as well mail catalogs, yes?

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

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

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

Cruz Slams GOP Colleagues Who'd Pass Internet Tax Act

Cruz Slams GOP Colleagues Who'd Pass Internet Tax Act

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

Walmart Stores May Match Online Prices

Walmart Stores May Match Online Prices

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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.

Marketers Are Still Novices When it Comes to Experiential Commerce

Marketers Are Still Novices When it Comes to Experiential Commerce

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Despite e-commerce's advantages, marketers still have a hard time understanding how to provide better customer experiences.

Amazon to Open Retail Store in New York

Amazon to Open Retail Store in New York

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

DHL's Parcelcopter to Become First Drone to Fly on its Own

DHL's Parcelcopter to Become First Drone to Fly on its Own

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The pilot project without a pilot will deliver prescription drugs to the North Sea Island of Juist.

Will E-Coms Ignore Mobile This Holiday Season?

Will E-Coms Ignore Mobile This Holiday Season?

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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.

Will American Wallets React to Jack Ma's "Open Sesame"?

Will American Wallets React to Jack Ma's "Open Sesame"?

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Observers pooh-pooh Alibaba's chances to challenge Amazon and eBay, but the boss of China's e-commerce giant vows rapid U.S. expansion following his IPO.

B2Bs and B2Cs Are Breaking Bad e-Com Habits [Infographic]

B2Bs and B2Cs Are Breaking Bad e-Com Habits [Infographic]

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Why this last season was the most memorable yet.

Good Descriptions Rate More Than Good Reviews

Good Descriptions Rate More Than Good Reviews

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Price still rules as an online purchase influencer, says a new survey, but basic brand assets should not be ignored in online product presentations.

Sitecore Adds Commerce Solution to Its Experience Platform

Sitecore Adds Commerce Solution to Its Experience Platform

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The experience management company aims to decrease time-to-market and accelerate growth for e-commerce companies.

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