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Brickstream Acquires Nomi For An In-Store Analytics Team Up

Brickstream has acquired Nomi, a deal that brings together two companies in the in-store analytics market.<p>Nomi co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer Wesley Barrow told me that even though this is technically an acquisition, “Everyone on both sides of the business sees it as a merger.” He noted that …

Faceted Sorting - A New Method for Sorting Search Results

This is the sixth in a series of articles on e-commerce search that draw on findings from our recent search usability report and benchmark.<p>Trying to …

Visual Design

Payment Gateways 101: How To Choose Your Payment Provider

Chapter 1 Payment Gateways 101: What to Know Before Choosing a Payment Provider<p>Chase Jones / 3 min read<p>SHARE<p>70 Shares<p>Choosing the right payment …

FinTech

Moving E-Commerce Offline

<i>By Kit Hickey</i><p>Retail is moving back offline — but not back in time. With big-box, impersonal experiences now a thing of the past, shoppers have come to expect more. They want an emotional connection. E-commerce brands like Warby Parker, Everlane, Birchbox and my own company Ministry of Supply – all …

Customer Experience

Fortune.com

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Print Media

Mobile Commerce Consolidation As Mozido Takes Majority Stake In CorFire

Just days after Dutch digital commerce provider Adyen announced a $250 million round of funding, another heavily capitalised player in the space has made an acquisition to up its game. Mozido, a mobile commerce specialist that raised $185 million in October 2014 after raising $103 million in May, …

How the Cash Register Evolved From Abacus to iPad

<i>Cha-ching!</i><p><i>Cha-ching!</i> That ringing sound of department stores, retail outlets, local commerce and holiday shopping, <i>cha-ching</i> has been in our sound vocabulary for more than a century. There’s no question about its origin: The cash register. Now cemented in pop culture, the signature sound of a cash …

Cosmetics shoppers gain confidence in buying online

Consumers are buying cosmetic products such as color cosmetics, fragances, and skin care with greater frequency online.<p>That’s according to a study by …

Top 15 Trends for 2015

Every year, my team of futurists at Frost & Sullivan puts their heads together to come up with the top trends for the upcoming year.<p>Last year, the team did particularly well with its top 14 trends for 2014. In particular, the team’s predictions on 3-D, virtual currency, online retailing, Big Data, …

8 trends retailers can't ignore in 2015

The past year has been a steep climb for many retailers — those that are still climbing, that is, and not just plateauing or falling.<p>There are all …

How to win in online grocery: Advice from a pioneer

Christian Wanner, cofounder of one of Europe’s first and largest online grocery stores, talks about what works, what doesn’t, and what will change in …

Innovation

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Wine Ecommerce, Italian Style: Visual, Functional, and Adaptable

From the consumer’s point of view, deciding which bottle of wine to purchase may come down to the narrative — of the people who made the wine, of where they’re from, of what it took to bring that particular bottle of wine to your table.<p>From the trade point of view, on the other hand, deciding which …

eCommerce

E-commerce boom: Why it is increasingly important for physical retailers to upgrade themselves

<b>By Arvind Singhal</b><p>About a year ago, many — that included some of India's largest organized retailers — were in near denial that India would feel the …

Retail customers setting trends in age of e-commerce

Department stores and big retail chains once dictated the clothes Americans wore and the products they used simply by stocking those goods on their …

Amazon Makes a Game-Changing Move to Keep Prices Low

The next time you're browsing for collectibles on<b>Amazon.com</b>, you might notice a new way to make them your own.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon rolled out a pricing feature called "Make an Offer" -- just as it sounds, the new option allows online shoppers to negotiate directly with sellersfor lower prices on …

Point of Sale (POS) | What is it?

If you found this article informative, please share it.<p>What is Point of Sale (POS)?<p>And Why it is Essential for a Retail Business<p><b>POS</b> or <b>PoS</b> is an …

New Jersey

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India

GOSF 2014 trends: Amazon and Snapdeal biggest winners, male shoppers dominated- Technology News, Firstpost

Shipbeat Is A “Logistics-As-A-Service” To Solve E-Commerce Delivery Woes

‘Logistics as a Service’ isn’t an entirely new idea. Index-backed MetaPack already helps large online retailers compete with Amazon in the delivery stakes, while Accel-backed Packlink offers something broadly similar for consumers and eBay ‘power sellers’. However, today sees another startup enter …