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11/01/2012 - Apple VS Samsung
Escalating the global fight between Samsung and Apple, the former filed a patent lawsuit against the latter over the iPhone 5, requesting that the device be added to an existing lawsuit underway in U.S. Federal Court. The October 1 filing says that as soon as the iPhone 5 was available for purchase, Samsung began its investigation of the product and within a week determined that the iPhone 5 practiced its patented technologies.
08/01/2012 - Tablets Trump Smartphones
Retailers tend to lump tablets and smartphones into the same category called "mobile," but that might not be wise, according to the results of a new study by online marketing technology company Monetate.
07/01/2012 - The Right Renovations at Accessories Palace
Accessories Palace Inc. has offered many stellar fashion wholesale products for over a decade, enabling independent retailers to acquire stylish items and sell to customers hoping to reinvent their look.
07/01/2012 - Online Sales Continue to Climb
Since 2009 the average amount U.S. Internet users spent annually shopping online increased roughly $100 per year. This year, GroupM projects the average U.S. Internet user will spend $1,042 on ecommerce, with Canada trailing slightly, at $1,009 on average.
06/01/2012 - Email Marketing: 4 Success Factors
Email marketing is a critical component to building any business. Being at the forefront of your customers?, and potential customers? minds, and those of your potential customers, plays a vital role in generating sales.
05/01/2012 - Data Segmentation for Ecommerce
If you only use the standard data gathering and reporting features present in Google Analytics, you are not getting a complete picture of how your business is performing.
03/01/2012 - Analyzing Google Analytics
When selling merchandise online, it is not enough to simply track sales.
02/01/2012 - Local Marketing With Google AdWords Express
In 2011, Google launched a new service, AdWords Express, aimed at providing the easiest way to advertise on Google.
11/01/2011 - Driving Conversion with Photography
From large photographs that anchor your home page to small product shots on the site?s pages, photography is a crucial element in the online success of a brand.
12/01/2010 - Top Holiday Trends Have eCommerce Implications
The National Retail Federation recently released a list of top holiday trends, based on its holiday retail forecast.
10/01/2010 - Turning Web Shoppers into Buyers
Many online store owners have the impression that all they have to do is attract more traffic and sales rise.
06/01/2010 - Home Furnishings & Housewares On Roll
The home furnishings and housewares segment of consumer goods has come through the economic downturn with mostly flying colors, according to both U.S. government statistics and purveyors of goods in the category
01/01/2010 - Building Trust Online
Although a number of factors come into play when a customer makes a buying decision on the Internet, none is more important than trust.
12/01/2009 - Shared SSL Certificates VS. Private
A big part of increasing conversion on an ecommerce site involves building trust and credibility with your customers.
10/01/2009 - Paid Search Boosts Sales
Paid search, often called sponsored search, in which website owners pay an advertising fee on search engines, is more likely than organic search to bring in buyers, according to a recent study.
06/01/2009 - 4 Ways to Increase ROI of Your PPC Campaigns
Many see running a profitable paid search campaign as an art.
02/01/2009 - Online Fraud Climbs 11 Percent
Ecommerce fraud losses in the U.S. and Canada are expected to reach $4 billion for 2008, an 11 percent increase from 2007, according to CyberSource Corp.
02/01/2009 - More Time Spent Online
There has been a sharp increase over the past few years in the proportion of people who spend a significant amount of time online.
10/01/2008 - Vitamin Shoppe Opens Web Dialog
Vitamin Shoppe jumps on the intent trend of opening up an online community, in which it engages in a dialog and interacts with customers and prospects.
05/01/2008 - Veteran Web Buyers VS. Rookies
Nearly three quarters of U.S. consumers say they have shopped online, according to Forrester Research
09/01/2007 - Court Ruling Threatens Discounting
In a reversal of a 96 year old antitrust rule, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that suppliers' efforts to control the minimum price of their products at retail is no longer automatically illegal.
07/01/2007 - Small Retailers VS. Big Boxes
How do independent retailers compete with the, "big boxes?" Let us face it: It is hard to beat the economies of scale that the big boys enjoy in the retail market.
05/01/2007 - BOC VS. POP
Now more than ever, retailers are processing customers' checks electronically. Image exchange, or electronic check conversion via the Automated Clearing House (ACH) network, are valid options.