E Commerce Posts

Daily Dose of iQ: Macy's, Bloomingdale's Expand Same-Day Delivery

Retail TouchPoints' Alicia Fiorletta reported today that Macy's and Bloomingdale's are expanding their same-day delivery to nine additional markets after a successful 2014 pilot.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Etsy's New Search, Lessons for Other E-Commerce Sites

On Tuesday (July 28), VentureBeat's Ruth Reader wrote about Etsy's redesigned search functionality, which categorizes results into recognizable buckets.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Retailers Looking to Compete with Amazon Prime

Amazon's Prime Day last week may have gotten mixed reviews, but one thing is for sure, there is a market for free shipping on an e-commerce subscription basis.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Nordstrom Extends 'Trunk Club' Service to Women

TechCrunch reported yesterday that Nordstrom is expanding its Trunk Club subscription clothing service to serve female customers.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Electronic Shelf Labels Being Used to Combat Showrooming

Bloomberg's Spencer Soper reported Friday (July 17) on technology used by physical retailers to price match (even with online retailers) on a daily basis: electronic shelf labels.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Amazon's Wins and Losses on Prime Day

Wednesday (July 15) was Amazon Prime Day, which the company was hyping up as offering better deals than Black Friday -- deals offered exclusively to Amazon Prime members.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Online Cosmetics Retailer Birchbox Opening 2 New Locations in 2016

Last month, we blogged about Birchbox's pop-up stores at select Gap locations. On Monday (July 13), Birchbox announced it is expanding its brick-and-mortar business with two new stores (one Birchbox and one Birchbox Man) in 2016.

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Daily Dose of iQ: 'Spylight' App Lets Users Shop TV, Movie Screens

Today, we discovered an interesting second-screen called "Spylight," which allows you to buy what you see on a given TV show or movie.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Walmart Launches Online Grocery Pickup in Ottawa-Area

Today, Walmart Canada began offering a grocery pickup service for online purchases at 6 store locations in the Ottawa-area. Another five Ottawa-area locations will begin offering the service on July 21, as reported by the Globe and Mail (July 3).

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Daily Dose of iQ: Traditional Retailers' Advantage vs. E-Commerce Giants

Mobile Commerce Daily's Chantal Tode wrote yesterday (July 1) about how Amazon and eBay are trying to physically connect with customers using pop-up stores and trucks (like the above Amazon "Treasure Truck").

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Daily Dose of iQ: Amazon Launches 1-Hour 'Prime Now' Deliveries in London

Today, Amazon announced "Prime Now," one-hour delivery in London, U.K. exclusively for Amazon Prime members.

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Daily Dose of iQ: L2's 'Five Omnichannel Keys' to Driving Foot Traffic

A lot of people and publications blog on the topic of omnichannel, but the L2 retail think tank blogged yesterday (June 24) about how omnichannel can specifically drive foot traffic to brick-and-mortar stores.

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Daily Dose of iQ: New Social Commerce App Incentivizes User Referrals

Yesterday (June 23), RetailWeek's Grace Bowden wrote about Tagspire, a startup hoping to connect social and e-commerce via its own mobile app.

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