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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.

Amazon Rides Prime Day to a Big July

Amazon Rides Prime Day to a Big July

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Third-party sellers "same store sales" increased 30% on Amazon, a four-point rise over June. Sales on eBay and other online marketplaces declined.

Alibaba to Buy a Piece of China's Top Electronics Chain

Alibaba to Buy a Piece of China's Top Electronics Chain

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Its 20% stake in Suning will give it access to 1,700 same-day delivery stations.

Small-Screen Shopping Sales Soar

Small-Screen Shopping Sales Soar

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Mass-market consumers purchased 335% more via their smartphones than they did in Q2 2014.

Ebay Dumps Same-Day Delivery

Ebay Dumps Same-Day Delivery

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Ebay Now becomes eBay Then, as the online marketplace decides immediate delivery does not work in its business plan.

An Historic Week for E-Commerce?

An Historic Week for E-Commerce?

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Prime Day and Jet.com, both born in the past seven days, could endure as fixtures in online retail.

Will Jet.com Fly?

Will Jet.com Fly?

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E-commerce players with intimate knowledge of Amazon think Marc Lore may have the time, money, and business model to keep the new marketplace aloft.

Prime Day Volume Nears Black Friday's for Third-Party Sellers

Prime Day Volume Nears Black Friday's for Third-Party Sellers

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Online sales were 97% of what they did on the first big Christmas shopping day, and 60% of Cyber Monday's.

Amazon Makes a Statement with Prime Day

Amazon Makes a Statement with Prime Day

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Not all social mentions were kind to Amazon, but mentions were up 50% and sales increased 80%. Most of all, Jeff Bezos and company got the jump on the competition.

Two (or More) Can Play at Prime Day

Two (or More) Can Play at Prime Day

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Walmart joins the party and thousands of retailers look to bask in the glow of Amazon's big event.

Social Buying Will Boost E-Com Sales to $1.7 Billion

Social Buying Will Boost E-Com Sales to $1.7 Billion

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Buy buttons blooming on Instagram and Pinterest will have an immediate impact on purchase volume, says a British researcher.

Gazelle's Patience Leads to a Big Marketing Payoff

Gazelle's Patience Leads to a Big Marketing Payoff

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The online cash-for-used-gadgets company values technology, testing, and timing.

Why Are Some Companies so Good at Bad Experiences?

Why Are Some Companies so Good at Bad Experiences?

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Or perhaps it's better to ask why some executives find it so hard to look at experiences from the customer's point of view.

Prime Day Won't Be Black Friday

Prime Day Won't Be Black Friday

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But it may turn out to be a seminal event in e-commerce promotion and loyalty club recruitment.

Amazon Unveils Prime Day to Compete With Black Friday

Amazon Unveils Prime Day to Compete With Black Friday

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Amazon took the phrase "Christmas in July" seriously, apparently, with its Monday announcement of Prime Day.

Tailored Experiences Are the Perfect Fit for Joe's Jeans

Tailored Experiences Are the Perfect Fit for Joe's Jeans

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The premium denim brand provides a personalized shopper experience that's a cut above the rest by bringing the benefits of the in-store experience to the online realm.

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?

NetSuite Finalizes Bronto Acquisition

NetSuite Finalizes Bronto Acquisition

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The business software company bolsters its retail credentials with one of the e-com world's favored email providers.

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.

GE Sells Engineering to Women Through E-commerce

GE Sells Engineering to Women Through E-commerce

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The company launches The Maker Shop to make its brand more tangible and inspire the next generation of female engineers.

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.

Consumer Trust Foretells Retailers' Future

Consumer Trust Foretells Retailers' Future

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The technology is there, but brands need consumer trust, and adoption, for mobile payment apps and drones to become realities.

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.

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