Category Archives: Ecommerce

Three e-Commerce Trends to Watch

Reflecting back on a week spent at the world’s largest e-commerce event, three trends become clear: Mobile, Global, and Specific. Let’s take a closer look at each, and what the speakers and leading experts had to say about them. Trend 1: Mobile Since those long lines to get that first iPhone years ago, mobile has […]

4 Ways to Prevent Cart Abandonment

It’s that time again… The Holiday season is closing in faster than a storm, and Cyber Monday is only a few weeks away. And with more and more customers taking their shopping lists online, cart abandonment has taken center stage in the fight for online conversions. What can you do to keep customers in the […]

Online Retail Forecast is Sunny

I find it interesting how consumers, who just a few years ago were afraid to type a card number into a computer, are now embracing the eCommerce like never before. On Monday, Forrester Research Inc. released its “US Online Retail Forecast, 2011 To 2016” report (by analyst Sucharita Mulpara). Things look good. eCommerce sales topped […]

IRCE 2011: Notes from the show

The Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (aka IRCE 2011) was fantastic. Thousands of participants, hundreds of vendors, dozens of educational opportunities – it was a massive event, attracting all levels of online ecommerce participants. First, I’ll share my initial impressions below. In future posts I’ll dig into lessons learned at the sessions and on the […]

IRCE 2011 Preview

Internet Retailer’s annual conference and exhibition (aka IRCE 2011) begins tomorrow. This year’s event in San Diego is set break an attendance record with over 7,000 retailers, executives, and marketers gathering in the exhibit hall to learn best practices, strategy, and other hot retailing tips. The theme for this year’s event is “E-Commerce Shifts into […]

In-Store or Online, I Just Want to Use My Coupon!

As a shopper extraordinaire, I pride myself on being able to find the best deal on most any item I choose. As part of my savings strategy, I sign up for any and every coupon program I come across. I willingly give out an email address and mobile phone number so that I can receive […] Shopping via the iPad

Now that the dust has settled after returning from a great Annual Summit in Dallas, I wanted to share some of my “take-aways” and lessons learned from the show. Last week, I reported to you on the keynote by Glen Senk, CEO of Urban Outfitters, the multichannel consumer and the importance of having a […]