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E-commerce, Retail Types

Mobile accounted for two-thirds of Black Friday traffic

December 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Bloomreach report confirms the importance of omnichannel marketing to reach consumers wherever they are. The report found a 60% increase in spending via desktop and a 40% increase in spending through mobile from last year. But in terms of […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Cyber Monday 2019: Biggest Online Sales Day in History

December 4, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Cyber Monday once again set sales records, collecting an awe-inspiring $9.4 billion, making it the single biggest digital sales day ever, reports Adobe. Adobe bases its estimate by measuring transactions from 80 of the top 100 U.S. online retailers. The […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Cyber Monday poised to net record $9.4B in the US

December 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

For years now, Cyber Monday has served to extend the Thanksgiving-Black Friday sales event, and this year the trends observed over the weekend are expected to hold true, if not intensify. That includes the fact that mobile shopping was the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Costco’s Thanksgiving Website Crash May Have Cost It Almost $11 Million

December 2, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

On Thursday morning, the Thanksgiving holiday, Costco added a banner to its website alerting shoppers that its website was “experiencing slow response times.” While Costco kept its doors closed Thanksgiving, it had planned to offer its Black Friday deals early […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon to Build Another Massive Fulfillment Center

November 20, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Amazon has announced plans to open a one million-square-foot fulfillment center in Auburndale, FL. The new site will create more than 500 new, full-time jobs starting at $15 an hour with comprehensive benefits. “We are excited to join the Auburndale […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How Online Reviews can Drive More Retail Sales

November 18, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

Receiving and promoting online customer reviews can enormously impact your retail business. Positive customer reviews can influence consumers to pull the trigger and make a purchase. If you want your retail business to sell more, driving more positive online reviews […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon brand worth more than a third of a trillion dollars

November 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In this report, Amazon was designated a retailer while Apple was designated a tech company, though the two companies could be classified as both. Brand Z researchers emphasize the role of innovation in propelling brands into their top 100 list. […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Walmart posts 41% online sales growth but hunts for margins

November 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Once again, the largest growth number at Walmart was its e-commerce sales. In prepared commentary, CEO Doug McMillon addressed the company’s booming digital business while also hinting at its shortcomings thus far. “We’re making progress on many fronts, but we […]


E-commerce, E-payment & Data Security, Retail Types, Tech

Mobile apps pose lower risk of online shopping fraud

November 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Given that mobile apps seem to be a safer channel for e-commerce purchases, the report recommends that retailers encourage consumers to buy goods via apps. Though many consumers plan to shop in stores, PwC found that more than half of […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Nearly half of consumers will buy holiday gifts on Amazon

October 30, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Episerver’s report sheds light on Amazon’s e-commerce dominance but also offers some avenues for other retailers to reclaim holiday territory. The report, for example, re-affirms previous research from Jumpshot indicating that more consumers search for products on Amazon than Google. […]