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News and analysis on ecommerce solutions for retail stores and online marketplaces.

Yahoo Shopping gives back – in cash

The recently launched Yahoo Shopping e-commerce platform is wooing customers with cash back rewards.

Study: This channel is in vogue for holiday fashion shoppers

Digital fashionistas are increasingly using one device when researching and making holiday purchases.

McDonald’s is now serving up something other than fast food.  The fast-food giant has launched Golden Arches Unlimited, an online shop that celebrates its brand with themed-merchandise specifically designed for McDonald’s fans.

Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada’s newest distribution center features artificial intelligence and automation.

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Amazon has reportedly had to clarify the exact meaning of “one-day” shipping to miffed Prime members.

Rent the Runway’s latest partner is a hotel giant.

The holidays are right around the corner, and as we see the adoption of new modes of retail becoming mainstream, we also expect to see consumer fulfillment preferences evolve.

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Digital commerce revenue was up 15% over last year during Cyber Week, ringing in at a record $31 billion.

online alcohol delivery

Alcohol has been popular for thousands of years, but a new trend is emerging in how consumers shop for it.

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A late-night spending spree gave a big boost to Cyber Monday sales.  Based on data from Adobe Analytics, a record $9.4 billion was spent online by the end of Cyber Monday, an increase of 19.7% over last year, making it the largest online shopping day of all time in the U

A record 189.6 million U.S. consumers shopped (combined, in stores and online) from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, according to a report by National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.

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Retail technology will see innovations in areas including sustainability, mobile shopping, and automation in the coming year.

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Shoppers made history shopping online on Black Friday. Black Friday shoppers spent $7.4 billion online, the second largest online shopping day ever, according to Adobe Analytics. The amount was second only to last year’s Cyber Monday, when shoppers spent $7.9 billion.

The Kroger Co. is entering the meal-delivery business via a fast-growing new trend. The nation’s largest supermarket retailer launched a partnership with ClusterTruck, a software platform that powers delivery-only kitchens.

Cyber Monday tablet screen

Cyber Monday is on its way to keeping its title as the biggest online shopping day of the year.   Cyber Monday online sales are on track to hit $9.4 billion, up 18.9% over last year, according to preliminary data from Adobe Analytics, which tracks transactions at 80 of the top 100 U.S.

ebay app

A new eBay app feature enables repurchases at the touch of a button. 

The online giant said that Cyber Monday was the single biggest shopping day in its history, based on the number of items ordered worldwide.

Glossier sign

A direct-to-consumer beauty brand with a cult following is going offline — at least for  a while. Glossier will open seven pop-ups at select Nordstrom stores, including its new flagship in New York, CNBC reported. The tie-up with Nordstrom is the fast-growing brand’s fir

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Retailers really need to consider free or reduced-cost shipping. According to a new survey from market research firm Clutch, more than three-quarters (77%) of online shoppers say they are very likely to order an item they’re considering if the shipping cost is free, compared to only 43% who say

ugly white castle holiday sweater

An iconic fast-food hamburger chain is taking a bite out of holiday e-commerce.

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An overwhelming majority of direct-to-consumer brands report they are profitable, and looking to expand globally.

smart shelf

Amazon is entering the business of letting businesses automatically reorder supplies. The e-tail giant is introducing Dash Smart Shelf, a scale upon which businesses can stack basic office supplies such as sticky notes, copy paper, and disposable cups.

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The nation’s largest department store chain has been the victim of an online security breach.

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Both retailers and consumers are reporting growing levels of fraudulent online and in-store transactions.

Drone in sky

The era of drone delivery in retail is finally arriving, but what will it actually entail?

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