Content about Internet

April 10, 2014

Email remarketing to online customers who visit e-commerce sites but do not make a purchase can significantly boost conversion and revenue rates for online retailers

April 8, 2014

In a statement submitted to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on April 8, the National Retail Federation (NRF) urged Congress to address what it sees as an increasing threat to retailers: patent trolls.

March 27, 2014

EBay Enterprise, an EBay company, will open a new fulfillment center in Ontario, Canada, in second quarter 2014.

March 27, 2014

Social media sites are playing an increasingly important role in driving traffic to other websites, including retail websites and even other social networking sites, at the expense of search engines and portal websites, according to new research from Experian Research Services.

March 27, 2014

Amazon.com and Google were among the biggest winners in the annual CoreBrand Top 100 Most Powerful Brands Rankings for 2014, both increasing in their rankings.

March 14, 2014

Google. Inc. may be close to signing a lease for its first-ever freestanding retail store in the United States, according to Crain’s New York Business.

March 13, 2014

Amazon is increasing the annual membership of its Amazon Prime service from $79 a year to $99.

March 12, 2014

EBay is making updates to its seller performance standards and returns policy designed to promote and safeguard top-level sellers and also ease returns.

March 10, 2014

When it comes to interactive marketing, too many retailers myopically focus on site visits, hits, or traffic. SEO and SEM are the most popular areas of focus, and I equate this to sports teams’ exclusive focus on scoring as many points as possible.

March 5, 2014

Powersports brand Arctic Cat has expanded its e-commerce business by launching an EBay store using the Shopatron Marketplace ship-from-store application.

February 19, 2014

Shopzilla Inc. has acquired Connexity, a demand-side platform.

February 14, 2014

Pinterest will emerge as a stronger alternative to Facebook and Twitter, according to global research and analytics firm Blueocean Market Intelligence.

February 13, 2014

A “phishing” attack using an email containing malware reportedly enabled hackers to gain access to Target’s computer network in 2013. According to the security blogger Brian Krebs, an employee at the HVAC vendor Fazio Mechanical in Sharpsburg, Penn. which includes Target among its clients, opened a fraudulent email that allowed hackers to enter Fazio’s network and take over a computer.

February 11, 2014

comScore and Google are partnering to offer a real-time audience metric designed to help brand marketers easily measure campaigns across screens.

February 11, 2014

Chinese e-commerce retailer Alibaba is reportedly planning to open a U.S. e-commerce website through its subsidiaries Vendio and Auctiva.

February 6, 2014

Increasingly, commercial heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) and other building management systems in retail stores are connected to the Internet. And as recent events have shown, such systems (often called “smart systems”) also raise big security implications.

January 16, 2014

The volume of emails sent by marketers increased nearly 13% during the 2013 holiday season compared with the 2012 holiday season, which also saw record highs in volume.

December 23, 2013

FacialNetwork.com is releasing a beta app called NameTag for Google Glass.

December 12, 2013

Amazon.com is the most popular U.S. online retail site when it comes to having web content shared on Pinterest, the pin-board style social network, in the run up to Christmas 2013.

December 6, 2013

Target is testing a section of its website that features products popular on Pinterest.

December 2, 2013

Akamai Technologies and Prolexic Technologies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Prolexic, a provider of cloud-based security solutions for protecting data centers and enterprise IP applications from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

November 22, 2013

Harley-Davidson is debuting a new Pinterest pinboard at Pinterest.com/harleydavidson.

November 15, 2013

The hot social-sharing site Pinterest has released its first API for developers. It will help stores and brands display which of their items were most frequently and recently pinned.

November 1, 2013

Millennial consumers age 18-34 are most likely to use online and mobile technology in their holiday shopping this year.

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