E Commerce Posts

Daily Dose of iQ: Zappos Testing #AskZappos Social Commerce Service

Yesterday (July 28), Inc. reported on a customer service first from Zappos, called Ask Zappos, which works like a personal shopper or concierge.

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Australian Retailers Lag in Omnichannel Tech: Frost & Sullivan

New research from Frost & Sullivan has found that fewer than 30% of Australian retailers currently offer a mobile site and only 21% have developed a mobile app to serve customers.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Pinterest Partners with Shopify to Integrate E-Commerce

On Monday (July 21), we blogged about the Facebook "Buy" button, which will allow users to buy desired items directly from the social media site.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Introducing the New Facebook ‘Buy’ Button

WIRED reported today on the new Facebook "Buy" button, ushering in a new era for the ubiquitous social network. No longer will it just sell space for advertisers; it will sell space for retailers too.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Nearly Straight A's for Warby Parker's Fun 'Classroom' Store in Dallas

Last week (July 3), Chain Store Age reported on a new "classroom-styled" Warby Parker store in Dallas (pictured above).

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Daily Dose of iQ: The Gap Testing Self-Checkout and Mobile Checkout

The Financial Post recently reported (June 18) about The Gap and its intended supply chain and customer service improvements.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Greentoe Lets Users Name Price for Retail Goods Online

TechCrunch today reported on Greentoe, a new e-commerce site that allows you to name your own price for purchases you'd like to make, directly from online retailers.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Millenials Shop Online for Speed, Convenience

On June 25, Bloomberg's Matt Townsend told the tale of CJ Chu, a 24-year-old associate for a private-equity firm, whom he called "a retailer's nightmare"

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Daily Dose of iQ: Macy's 'Mastered' Art of E-Commerce Inventory Optimization

We have blogged in the past about Macy's and its efforts to connect in-store and online inventory availability -- one of the keys to delivering omnichannel customer experiences -- and a new article in Forbes today is telling us those efforts are paying off.

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Daily Dose of iQ: #AmazonCart Lets Users Add to Shopping Cart via Twitter

Amazon today announced a new feature, called "#AmazonCart," which lets users automatically add an item to their shopping cart via the hashtag within a tweet.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Walgreens App Pushes In-Store Promos and Inventory

Mobile Commerce Daily reported yesterday (April 23) on how Walgreens' app has been updated to offer more personalized and store-specific promotions to customers.

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Daily Dose of iQ: 6 Ways E-Commerce is Becoming Omnichannel

Econsultancy's Ben Davis recently wrote a blog post entitled "Six omnichannel trends in e-commerce" (April 15).

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Daily Dose of iQ: Oculus Rift, AR and More - New Interfaces for Shopping?

Since Facebook's recent acquisition of Oculus Rift virtual reality technology, many have been wondering what the VR Facebook experience might look like.

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