Contributed Editorial

  1. Choices You Need To Make If You Use Symantec Certificates
    9/21/2017

    With online retailers soon locking down their code for the upcoming holiday season, one thing they surely will want to guarantee is shoppers aren’t discouraged from visiting their site.

  2. How Back-End AI Creates Effortless Customer Experience
    9/20/2017

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is a huge buzzword with nearly half of retailers having near-term plans to use it for improved shopper experiences.

  3. Unlocking The Power Of Review Syndication
    9/19/2017

    Syndication is a way for retailers to quickly increase the volume of product reviews they display. Brands, typically first to collect this valuable user generated content (UGC), are eager for retailers to feature these on their e-commerce sites.

  4. Technology Provides An Inside Track To Product Testing Concerns
    9/18/2017

    It seems product recalls are now the norm on a wide range of products from cellphones to ATVs, high heels, children’s clothing, and more.  In one week, the CPSC reported several recalls on its website: incorrect venting Nutrilife® hydrogen peroxide bottles cause fires or burns; By Gary Barraco, Director, Global Product Marketing, Amber Road

  5. Why Value Channel Shoppers Prefer Receipt-Based Offers
    9/15/2017

    inStream completed its annual value channel shopper tracking study, interviewing shoppers nationwide at value channel retail locations. The study found value shoppers’ interest in receipt-based offers grew year-over-year and outpaces awareness of and interest in other types of promotions, including digital offers.

  6. 5 Ways To Compete Online In The Amazon Era
    9/13/2017

    It’s probably no surprise the majority of online sales run through leading e-tailers such as Amazon and Walmart.com. By Patrick van Boom, CMO, TIE Kinetix

  7. Top Strategies For Building A Better User Generated Content Program
    9/12/2017

    It’s a splendid time to be a shopper. They can click, tap, swipe, and mobile pay their way through the friction-free commerce landscape. By Jim Davidson, director of research, TurnTo Networks

  8. Creating More Jobs With AI
    9/11/2017

    Today, artificial intelligence, or AI, has contributed greatly to how business is conducted. However, with the push of technology and AI to provide advanced services to consumers, many fear AI will take over the majority of jobs and become a negative with consumers. By James Ramey, CEO, DeviceBits

  9. Bringing On Workers To Support Holiday Hustle
    9/7/2017

    As more people shop online, job opportunities in the fulfillment and transportation sectors have expanded dramatically to ensure consumers' holiday packages arrive at their doors on time. 

  10. Deliver A Stand Out Shopping Experience Through Loyalty
    9/6/2017

    In an increasingly transparent operating environment, independent retailers must find innovative ways to advance the consumer experience as a means of competitive differentiation. By Doug Smith, director, product marketing, retail and distribution, Epicor Software