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Mobile platforms like Apple Pay and Samsung Pay let customers swipe their phone at an NFC-equipped terminal. Do you have one? Mobile technology has altered the way consumers expect to pay, and businesses that aren't ready may get left out in the cold. Instead of them...read more
Dive Brief: Home improvement retailers Home Depot and Lowe’s have made significant strides to smooth out omnichannel strategies to enable shoppers to do things like pick up and return online orders in their brick-and-mortar locations and to gain visibility into...read more
Houses such as Cartier, IWC Schaffhausen, Piaget, Montblanc and Chanel have launched collections on Net-a-Porter and are doing well, but some brands think there’s no comparison to brick-and-mortar stores Would you pay almost HK$600,000 to buy a watch online? Cartier...read more
We’ve all been there – a site takes too long to load and so we leave. But did you know that after only three seconds, 57% of online consumers will abandon a site, and 80% of those consumers will never return? Really makes you consider the financial impact of mere...read more
The quality of product data impacts natural search performance on ecommerce sites, far beyond whether meta tags are optimized. Product data isn’t traditionally thought of as contributing to SEO, but in ecommerce everything that impacts URLs, internal linking, and...read more
Card-not-present fraud is growing as EMV chip cards make it harder for fraudsters to use counterfeit credit and debit cards at the point of sale, but perceptions about the reasons for the increase may need some clarification, according to the U.S. Payments Forum....read more
Emails that contain order and shipping info typically have the highest open rates. Increasingly, leading ecommerce merchants use a small space in those emails to intelligently promote complementary products and services, often with terrific results. Using...read more
Understand how to make your community more successful – and your business will be more successful too
Be the pillar of your community, says Julie Duhra, whose Premier c-store helps to define the area of Hadley, three miles to the north of Telford. But what is a community and how do you go about defining it? A good starting place to think about this is a new book The...read more
Established retailers must accept the failings of their existing systems and adopt rapid development methodologies if they are to avoid becoming the next Clintons or Blockbuster warned Mark Dermody, global IT director at Costa Coffee. "Digital is a huge customer trend...read more
Microsoft has filled out a new patent application that enables users to log into their PC or authorize purchases using a pen. The application indicates that the stylus is based on Microsoft’s new Windows Hello mechanism. Currently, Windows 10 has a feature...read more