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This Week Today: How Spotify algorithms pick just the right song & more

Welcome to another edition of This Week Today, our roundup of the best retail + tech links from the last seven days. Here's This Week Today vol. #ten for Friday 9.11.2015.  1. Your smartphone can tell when you're bored[MIT Technology Review]"While using machine learning to infer your state...

Eq 2 2015
Let’s not keep this offline: EQ2 2015 just released

We’ve just released the latest edition of the Ecommerce Quarterly for Q2 2015. It features all the usual goodies like industry-wide benchmarks, mini-case studies, and smart analysis and projections. But it also includes examples about how Monetate customers...

This Week Today: The new chute in Macy's dressing rooms & more

It's Friday, time for another edition of This Week Today, our roundup of the best retail + tech links from the last seven days.Here's This Week Today vol. #eight for Friday 8.28.2015.1. How Instagram is changing the way brands look at photography, online and beyond [Adweek]"Instagram...

Mobile Recommendations
7 surprising mobile shopping stats you need to know

As we’ve said before, those customers who take the time to download your mobile app and actually shop with it are your best customers. What do you know about them? What should you know about them? What do...

Flow
How to optimize the mobile checkout flow

You can test anything on a mobile retail ecommerce app, but it pays to focus on the ones that will boost the metrics you care about most (like conversion). Here are a few popular app elements retailers like...

This Week Today: Chartreuse (the color of disruption) & more

It's Friday, time for another edition of This Week Today, our roundup of the best retail + tech links from the last seven days.Here's This Week Today vol. #seven for Friday 8.21.2015.1. The color of disruption [The Awl]Startup offices tend to look the same; they save...

Mobile app idea #2: Make it a game

It's mobile time here on the Monetate blog. So far we've covered the future of mobile retail apps, Android vs. iOS, and how to make a retail app they'll actually use.Today we're covering a fun one: Retail mobile...

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