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Mobile traffic surges over holiday season

USA Today | January 5, 2015 | Shoppers kept a firm grip on their phones this holiday season as they typed, swiped and searched their way to deals over the last two months. Read more… 


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Your Website: What Happens In The First Sixty Minutes

The Centurion | December 30, 2014 | Did you know that more than half of all online purchases are made within the first 15 minutes a visitor spends on your site? And that the bulk of those are done between minute five and minute eight of their visit? But retailers actually have a full 60 minute window to capture a website visitor’s attention, according to findings in the latest global ecommerce quarterly report multichannel personalization firm Monetate. Read more… 


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How retailers target consumers online

Fox Business News | December 23, 2014 | Monetate CEO Lucinda Duncalfe discusses how good marketing gets people to spend online. Watch the video…


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Phablets Taking a Larger Piece of the Mobile Commerce Pie

The Makegood | December 14, 2014 | Cyber Week 2014 – the holiday shopping period between Black Friday and Cyber Monday – saw record-breaking online sales that were fueled by significant spikes in mobile. In fact, compared to 2013, mobile traffic increased 50 percent this year, mobile purchases increased 45 percent and mobile revenue increased 20 percent. Read more…


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Strategies to Reduce Abandoned Cart Rates

Small Business Computing | December 18, 2014 | Why do customers abandon their shopping carts? Some people use their cart as a place to store items they don’t intend to purchase immediately but want to remember later. Others may leave a purchase unfinished because they discover the shipping costs too much, or they hope to dig out a coupon code. Read more…


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Commentary: Record-Breaking Sales During Cyber Week Holiday Reveal Key Insights for Retailers

Chain Store Age | December 16, 2014 | Consumers weren’t the only ones who were busy browsing gifts during Cyber Week 2014. In fact, the kickoff to this year’s holiday shopping season saw many retailers staying up late to unwrap key customer insights based on the valuable data being generated by online shoppers. Read more…


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8 trends retailers can’t ignore in 2015

Retail Drive | December 16, 2014 | The past year has been a steep climb for many retailers — those that are still climbing, that is, and not just plateauing or falling. There are all kinds of developments from 2014 that retailers can take to heart next year. We can’t name them all, but decided there are eight that some retailers may not have at top of mind — but should. Read more…


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Expert: What Apple Pay means for retailers

BizReport | December 15, 2014 | First it was PayPal disrupting how people paid for goods online, then that blip about Bitcoin and now everyone is talking about Apple Pay and how it will change how consumers buy products online and in physical stores. One expert weighs in on what Apple Pay means for retailers. Read more…


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The Year That Was: A 2014 Retail Retrospective

TWICE | December 15, 2014 | That was the way of the CE industry in 2014, which may prove to be a watershed year. Like most business sectors, CE was still recovering from the aftershocks of the Great Recession, which shook our retailers to the core. Read more…


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Top Five Takeaways From Holiday So Far

TWICE | December 15, 2014 | Christmas may be only 10 days away, but the holiday season is far from over. ShopperTrak, the brick-and-mortar analytics firms, expects that procrastinators will make this Saturday (Dec. 20), rather than Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, and retailers can still expect a tsunami of gift-card-bearing sales seekers on the tail end of the Yuletide. Read more…