December 17, 2014

Google could be preparing to take on Amazon.com with its own unique e-commerce solution.

December 15, 2014
E-gifting just got personal. Loop Commerce has released a turnkey SaaS solution called Loop that allows consumers to select and send online products as gifts without specifying attributes such as size, style or color.
 
December 12, 2014

Party Galaxy might be ready to start its holiday celebration a little early. 

December 12, 2014

The recent spate of investments in Indian e-commerce ventures appear to be based on solid expectations. 

December 10, 2014

Facebook is improving its Facebook Search feature with emphasis on personalized results and mobile functionality. 

December 3, 2014

Target announced it is partnering with Google on an interactive mobile game experience that has a big in-store component.

December 2, 2014

Mobile traffic and sales trends indicate that Cyber Monday is increasingly becoming an event consumers take with them wherever they go.

December 2, 2014

Black Friday was a more social event than Cyber Monday, with 3.5 million tweets and 838 million impressions compared to 839,000 tweets and 309 million impressions.dan

December 2, 2014

Most consumers do not feel safe when shopping online and many are shying away from their favorite retailers as a result.

December 1, 2014

It’s that time of the year again – seasons turning, holiday spirit in the air and the start of the annual shopping frenzy engulfing our nation this time every year.

November 26, 2014
New York - A sophisticated marketing mix—one that includes social media, mobile and digital campaigns—is crucial in today’s fragmented retail environment. Twitter be can be especially helpful in targeting customers, according to one industry expert.  
November 26, 2014

More than half of consumers are either unsure or not confident at all in the security of their personal information, which could impact holiday shopping.

 

November 26, 2014

Nordstrom was the most engaged retail brand on Pinterest, followed by Amazon, according to Curalate, which collected more than 180,000 Pins and analyzed nearly five million interactions associated with the Top 100 brands from November 1st to November 21. Rounding out the top five: Urban Outfitters, American Eagle Outfitters and Zulily. 

November 25, 2014

Macy's continues its aggressive social media push with the launch of online video ads on Facebook starting on Thanksgiving evening. 

November 25, 2014
Nordstrom was the most engaged retail brand on Pinterest, followed by Amazon, according to Curalate, which  collected more than 180,000 Pins and analyzed nearly five million interactions associated with the Top 100 brands from November 1st to November 21. 
November 25, 2014

Twitter keeps on coming up with new ways to let advertisers connect with consumers—and now it’s moving into the brick-and-mortar space. 

November 24, 2014

Online sales were up 18.7% the weekend before Thanksgiving (Nov. 22-23) compared to the same two-day period in 2013.

November 24, 2014

Online sales were up 18.7% the weekend before Thanksgiving (Nov. 22-23) compared to the same two-day period in 2013.

November 21, 2014

The number one reason why some consumers avoid online shopping is the lack of in-person assistance and proactive engagement from brands. 

November 17, 2014

Retailcommon, the social shopping network that serves more than 6,000 retail locations and 20 million customers in Canada and Europe, has launched operations in the U.S.

November 17, 2014

During the 2014 holiday season, marketers will run more campaigns on Facebook than any other social network.

November 14, 2014

U.S. retail sales edged up in October, according to a report released by the Commerce Department, evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending as the holiday shopping season begins.

November 13, 2014

11 Main Inc., the U.S. online shopping platform operated by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Inc., has launched a mobile app optimized for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android, with an iPad version coming later in the year.

November 13, 2014

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. plans to hold its first bond sale of senior unsecured notes.