online-retail



Five Laws for International Marketing Success in 2013

Written on
December 24th 2012
Author
Liz Elting

In 2012, if you didn’t accommodate shoppers using mobile devices or personalize your online content for individual visitors, it wasn’t a crime. However, those retail trends were so pervasive last year, they might as well have been required by law for all retailers. As we move into 2013, there are ... more...

Study: Online Shoppers and Social Sharers Make a Valuable Cross-Section

Written on
March 29th 2012
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – Sociable Labs, a company that looks at the ways social sharing and recommendations can benefit retailers, released a study yesterday that dug into… well, some of the ways social sharing and recommendations can benefit retailers. Culled from answers provided by 1,088 respondents — people who said they shopped ... more...

Quick Hits: Is Drunk Ecommerce Up?, Facebook Ads and Self-Image, Google Sued Over Secure Shopping Concepts

Written on
December 28th 2011
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS - Yesterday, the New York Times reported on the patently self-evident fact that people are more inclined to spend money when they’re inebriated. (If you need stats, the article points to a study conducted by British comparison shopping site Kelkoo that says nearly half of respondents in the U.K. ... more...

Clicks on Search Ads Up 28 Percent for 2011 Holiday Season

Written on
December 28th 2011
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – Yesterday, we reported how fresh stats showed online sales were up significantly on Christmas and Dec. 26 this year (up 16 percent and nearly 28 percent, respectively, from the same dates in 2010), with stats for online browsing and buying well more than double this year than they ... more...

2012 Forecast: Mobile Marketing

Written on
December 28th 2011
Author
Jeff Hasen

ADOTAS – Having been involved in the mobile and advertising industries for over two decades, I can say with confidence that 2011 was a banner year for the discipline. Over the past year, consumers have proven that the mobile phone has become an integral part of the shopping experience. This ... more...

Mobile Ecommerce Proves Extra-Popular This Christmas and Dec. 26

Written on
December 27th 2011
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – If there’s one thing we First Worlders enjoy more than buying things, it’s immediacy. This premise played out extremely clearly this past holiday weekend, per IBM’s Benchmark reports. The denouement after Christmas dinner used to just be a time for making awkward small talk with relatives and pretending ... more...

Google Set to Challenge Amazon by Combining Product Search and Shipping

Written on
December 5th 2011
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – According to both the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, who had spoken with insiders who weren’t authorized yet to speak on the record about the project, Google is working on a service that, for a fee, will ship and deliver products within a day after ... more...

Cyber Week Approaches $6 Billion in U.S. Sales

Written on
December 5th 2011
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – It’s official, according to ComScore: Last week generated record numbers for online retail for the U.S., with online sales grossing nearly $6 billion. Cyber Monday, Nov. 28, scored $1.25 billion in sales by itself, making it not only the cyberest of all Mondays but the highest-grossing single day ... more...

Cyber Monday Projected To Be A Big One

Written on
November 28th 2011
Author
Sarah Novotny

ADOTAS – With the broken records of Black Friday, Cyber Monday is looking to be another big day for retailers. ComScore reported this weekend that e-commerce spending went up 26 percent on Black Friday, with $816 million in online sales, compared to the same day last year. Online sales also increased ... more...

Holiday Cheer Forecasted for Online Retailers

Written on
November 23rd 2011
Author
Natalie Drugan

ADOTAS – The holiday season is a time of year to bring friends and families together, to enjoy a plethora of calorie-suffused foods and to buy the perfect gifts for your mom, dad, sister, brother, husband, wife, kids, best friends, co-workers, dog walker, neighbors, etc. You get the point. It’s ... more...