E-Commerce Express

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Social Commerce Advancements that Sell

The ability to complete an order within the very apps that consumers are already using to browse and save products is a recipe for success, but it's an idea that just hasn't taken off quite yet. Currently, only 10 percent of...

Google Working to Close the Ad Loop

Mobile devices are blurring the physical and digital worlds and the impact goes both ways - research something online and then purchase it offline, or experience an advertisement offline and then seek it out on the Web. It is challenging...

QUICK HIT: Shipping Rates on the Rise

Some expensive news for 'Net retailers came out last week - FedEx indicated it will increase shipping rates next year. Retailers can expect a 3.9 percent average increase at FedEx air shipping Express division and 4.9 percent for...

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Shoppers Adding More, Buying Less Leading Up to the Holidays

Shopping cart abandonment is a thorn in most retailers' digital side and the numbers are proving it's getting worse. Recent data from Monetate Ecommerce Quarterly report (EQ2 2016) indicates that add-to-cart rates across all...

AI Innovations in Payment Tech

ReplyBuy, a sales platform that combines mobile messaging, payments and digital commerce, has announced the introduction of artificial intelligence for its customers in the sports and entertainment vertical. To be successful on the...

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Up Conversion Rates with Timed, Multi-Stage Cart Abandonment Emails

Cart abandonment happens to every online retailer, but successful merchants know how to minimize their loss and capitalize on the opportunity. A new study from e-commerce personalization solution Barilliance reveals that sending out...

What is E-Commerce SEO Worth?

E-Commerce solution 3dcart has released a new service to help merchants start and manage search engine optimization campaigns. The new DIY SEO service, available for $49.00/month, includes Google Analytics setup with Search Console...

Easy Steps to Develop Buyer Personas for Your Target Market

:: By Derek Miller, CopyPress :: More companies than ever are starting to understand the value of customer personas. Instead of targeting a certain demographic or large group of people, personas allow a company to know exactly who...

QUICK HIT: Braintree Opens Up to China

Payment gateway Braintree, which is owned by PayPal, indicated this week that it will now enable merchants in European countries to accept purchases via UnionPay, China's state-run card network. The development could prove to be...

BOPIS for SMBs Makes E-Commerce Express

Web professionals might think the "Buy Online, Pick Up In Store" (BOPIS) trend is the reserve of only the largest retailers, but that's no longer the case as smaller enterprises are rolling out some rather innovative...

Women Commit More E-Commerce Fraud than Men

Men and women may be equal when it comes to what they spend online, but it appears that women are committing more e-commerce fraud (specifically chargeback fraud) than men. According to Chargebacks911, women are responsible for 76...

Which Shipping Offers Work Best for Your Margins?

The cost of shipping is an important factor for consumers when they purchase a product. Lowering shipping cost and expediting delivery may not be appropriate for online retailers depending on their product margins. Use the handy flowchart...

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Why a SMAC Strategy (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) Is a Necessity

By Arindam Ray Chaudhuri, AgreeYa Solutions Social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology is everywhere these days. Collectively referred to as SMAC, these forces individually have the ability to make great change in businesses, but...

Is Your Order Management Focus Leaving Customers Out in the Cold?

:: Enterprise Order Management is On Every Retailer’s Wish List This Year – and It’s Being Put to the Test as Retailers Head into the Holiday Shopping Season :: By Shane Desrochers, Aptos To meet today’s omnichannel...

Are Your Customers Committing Fraud?

:: By Chitra Singh, Radial :: Managing e-commerce fraud is extremely challenging, leaving many merchants stuck between elevated exposures and disrupting valuable customer experiences. Going at it alone means merchants must invest heavily...

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