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August 2016

Ensuring Subscription eCommerce Service Success

By |August 25th, 2016|

Subscription eCommerce services like Birchbox and Dollar Shave Club have certainly hit their stride. According to a new article from Multichannel Merchant, “The State of Subscription Box Services,” there are currently more than 2,000 subscription box services in operations this year and the amount of visits to subscription box sites has risen by over 3,000 […]

Holiday Planning with Internet Retailer’s Handbook

By |August 16th, 2016|

Most people are still focused on summer fun right now, but if you’re in the retail or eCommerce world, it’s prime time for holiday planning. That’s why Internet Retailer dedicated half of its August issue to a “Handbook for the Holidays.” The special section wrapped up data and insights from dozens of e-retailers and industry […]

Retailers: Don’t Get Duped by DIM Weight Pricing

By |August 12th, 2016|

Last year, UPS and FedEx began implementing dimensional (DIM) weight for all ground parcels directly impacting retailers. Dimensional weight, also referred to as DIM, is a pricing technique that uses an estimated weight that is calculated from the length, width and height of a package, rather than the actual weight of the package. Previously, packages […]

How to Overcome Reverse Supply Chain Challenges

By |August 9th, 2016|

While some retailers have perfected supply chain logistics, but many still struggle with the other side – dealing with reverse supply chain, more commonly referred to as parcel returns. As retailers focus on growing omnichannel capabilities in order to meet customer expectations and remain competitive, many now offer more liberal return policies. Unfortunately, retailers still […]

July 2016

The Sun Is Hot and so is Back-to-School Shopping!

By |July 27th, 2016|

With school out for the summer, retailers and consumers alike are gearing up for the Back-to-School shopping season – which has already started for some shoppers. Take a look at some Back-to-School shopping trends we see for 2016. Back-to-School Shopping Began With Students Still in Class. 5% of buyers already started shopping by April, […]

5 Ways AI Can Make eCommerce Self-Driving

By |July 22nd, 2016|

The concept of self-driving is getting a lot of attention these days. But it’s usually related to tech companies with a focus on AI like Google, auto makers like Ford and Toyota, and of course Tesla, whose expertise lies somewhere between Silicon Valley and Detroit. It’s crazy to think that self-driving cars could officially start hitting […]

Back-to-School Shopping is in Full Swing

By |July 15th, 2016|

Back-to-school shopping began early this year, with 5 percent of shoppers checking out their shopping carts as early as April – when students were still in class. But shoppers are only just now finding their stride. The real surge in back-to-school shopping starts in July. On top of starting earlier, Rubicon Project’s 2016 Back-to-School Consumer […]

FitForCommerce Offers Advice for a Winning Approach to Content & Commerce

By |July 14th, 2016|

When it comes to digital commerce, content is essential to delivering an optimal experience that both differentiates your brand and translates to sales. This content can come in many forms – product descriptions, rating and reviews, images, email marketing, recommendations, FAQ, return policies…the list goes on. And, while the concept of content and commerce isn’t […]

FitForCommerce Offers Advice for a Winning Approach to Content & Commerce

By |July 8th, 2016|

When it comes to digital commerce, content is essential to delivering an optimal experience that both differentiates your brand and translates to sales. This content can come in many forms – product descriptions, rating and reviews, images, email marketing, recommendations, FAQ, return policies…the list goes on. And, while the concept of content and commerce isn’t […]

June 2016

Today’s Online Spending Signals a Happy Holiday Season

By |June 22nd, 2016|

Online spending took a turn for the better in April, setting the stage for a robust holiday shopping season for retailers. According to Gian Fulgoni, chairman emeritus at comScore, strong ecommerce growth in the spring likely bodes well for retailers during the holidays. According to comScore data, desktop ecommerce increased by 19 percent in April and […]