• Monday , 16 January 2017

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2017 e-commerce and retail will be a wild ride

2017 e-commerce and retail will be a wild ride

Writing in Fortune, Phil Wahba expects to see desperate department stores and anxious retailers as he looks at prospects for Macy's, Gap, Target, Walmart, Barnes & Noble and more. Edwin Choi of CellularOutfitter shares his predictions for e-commerce in the new year including: customer personalization, mobile video consumption, cross channel marketing and Snapchat marketing.

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What’s ahead? 2017 retail and e-commerce predictions

What’s ahead? 2017 retail and e-commerce predictions

We look at what the experts are predicting for 2017 in retail and e-commerce. Steve Rothwell, founder and CTO of Eagle Eye Solutions expects machine learning and data to be important in the new year. Jamie Merrick, head of industry insights at Salesforce Commerce Cloud says it’s all about shoppers and delivery. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of On the dot says Black Friday delivery patterns will continue throughout the year.

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Holiday e-commerce and retail roundup

Holiday e-commerce and retail roundup

The Wall Street Journal reports on the challenges retailers are having and how they're having to offer discounts to keep consumer interest. Prosper Insights & Analytics research shows 25% of consumers bought gifts this year from Amazon, up 10% over last year. Fortune says the use of online promotions by retailers is up 79% this year.

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Cashback News: US Black Friday sales results are in – a record $3.34B online

Cashback News: US Black Friday sales results are in – a record $3.34B online

Preliminary results are in for Black Friday sales and online hit a record $3.34 billion in sales, according to Adobe Digital Insights. Black Friday sales soared by 21.6% but some e-commerce websites, including Macy’s, were down briefly causing consumer frustration and lost ...

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Cashback News: US Retail, Who’s closing, struggling, surviving retail chaos?

Cashback News: US Retail, Who’s closing, struggling, surviving retail chaos?

Dick's Sporting Goods absorbs Golfsmith, 60 US stores will close. Watch and accessories retailer Fossil will close some of its 610 international stores the numbers have not yet been released. Office Depot continues plans to close 300 stores over five years including 65 in 2016 Q4. American Apparel may be planning a second bankruptcy after missing a $2.5 million payment to creditors. Performance Sports Group, maker of Bauer hockey and Easton baseball gear, announced bankruptcy plans.

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Cashback News: Asia e-commerce booming – news & trends

Cashback News: Asia e-commerce booming – news & trends

We start with a report from eMarketer predicting e-commerce sales of $14 billion in 2016 for the region. Criteo says consumers used smartphones to complete the majority of mobile transactions in every Asia-Pacific market for the first time. Indonesian consumers used smartphones in 83% of transactions.

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Cashback News: Retail & e-commerce holiday sales predictions

Cashback News: Retail & e-commerce holiday sales predictions

Holiday sales predictions? Adobe Digital Insights predicts 2016 online sales will be up 11%. 55% of US and UK retailers say Amazon will drive the majority of their holiday sales this year according to research by ChannelAdvisor and Morar Consulting.

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Cashback News – Sept 19: Where is UK e-commerce headed post-Brexit?

Cashback News – Sept 19: Where is UK e-commerce headed post-Brexit?

Today we're taking a look at business and e-commerce in the UK, the latest news, innovations and what's ahead as Brexit moves forward. A Lloyd's Bank survey showed UK companies reduced investment following the Brexit vote, suggesting a lasting impact on the British economy.

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