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Month: December 2018

Is Weak Data Integrity Foiling Your CRM?

Is Weak Data Integrity Foiling Your CRM?

American companies spend an enormous amount of money on training. Spending reached more than $90 billion in 2017, an increase of over 32 percent from 2016. It’s unlikely that even a small share of the billions spent on training last year were devoted to educating and motivating employees to regularly and accurately input data into a company’s CRM. If companies devoted even a modest amount of time and money to creating a culture in which employees made it a regular…

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6 E-Commerce Shipping Strategies That Level the Playing Field for SMBs

6 E-Commerce Shipping Strategies That Level the Playing Field for SMBs

E-commerce continues to become more competitive as large companies like Amazon, Target and Walmart soak up market share and customer attention. Shipping window expectations have become shorter, and many online retailers struggle to keep up, particularly SMBs. How can SMBs compete? Not only is competing possible, there are many SMBs that have been finding exceptional success through smart and streamlined optimization of their processes, and have been using their unique place in the market to stand out from larger competitors….

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Designing a Great Digital UX

The Do’s and Don’ts of Designing a Great Digital UX

In technology parlance, the emotional result of a person’s interaction with a website or digital app is called “user experience” or “UX” — and the success of a business depends on it. Users who have easy, positive experiences with websites and apps likely will be drawn back to the business. On the contrary, websites and apps with poor navigation and slow loading times likely will turn off consumers. UX is essential in e-commerce because conversion rates often are aligned with…

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Oracle’s Customer Transition Challenge

Oracle’s Customer Transition Challenge

Oracle narrowly missed its number last quarter, so it was good to see the company come roaring back — it made a lot of money. More importantly, many analysts have conceded that Oracle has reached a point in its infrastructure deployment where it can mount a serious challenge to other providers and supply the needed cloud services for its ERP and cloud database businesses. The recognition is important for all parties. Analysts finally can admit that their consternation this past…

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Takeaway acquires Delivery Hero and Foodora in Germany

Takeaway acquires Delivery Hero and Foodora in Germany

Dutch food delivery group Takeaway.com has acquired the businesses of Delivery Hero in Germany. The acquisition comprises the Lieferheld, Pizza.de and Foodora brands in Germany and is in return for cash and a equity stake in Takeaway.com. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/takeaway-acquires-delivery-hero-and-foodora-in-germany/

Cable One’s Bright Sparklight Idea

Cable One’s Bright Sparklight Idea

The cable TV industry has been changing over the last decade and lately has been penetrating the wireless space. Brands like Xfinity Mobile, Spectrum Mobile and Altice Mobile have emerged. Cable One, a smaller cable television company, has announced its new brand, Sparklight. Could this be its first step toward offering a wireless service? When Cable One introduced the new brand name, it said nothing about wireless. However, that’s the direction I think it could be heading — perhaps planning…

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The best ecommerce Christmas commercials of 2018

The best ecommerce Christmas commercials of 2018

The Ecommerce News staff is enjoying the holidays in the presence of their family and friends. So, there are no posts for the coming days. But please, enjoy these beautiful, funny and touching Christmas ads, from retailers such as John Lewis, Amazon and Asda. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/the-best-ecommerce-christmas-commercials-of-2018/

Takeaway acquires Delivery Hero and Foodora in Germany

Takeaway acquires Delivery Hero and Foodora in Germany

Dutch food delivery group Takeaway.com has acquired the businesses of Delivery Hero in Germany. The acquisition comprises the Lieferheld, Pizza.de and Foodora brands in Germany and is in return for cash and a equity stake in Takeaway.com. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/takeaway-acquires-delivery-hero-and-foodora-in-germany/

The best ecommerce Christmas commercials of 2018

The best ecommerce Christmas commercials of 2018

The Ecommerce News staff is enjoying the holidays in the presence of their family and friends. So, there are no posts for the coming days. But please, enjoy these beautiful, funny and touching Christmas ads, from retailers such as John Lewis, Amazon and Asda. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/the-best-ecommerce-christmas-commercials-of-2018/

Ecommerce UK: worst November growth since ’11

Ecommerce UK: worst November growth since ’11

Things don’t look so swell for ecommerce in the United Kingdom. The online retail industry has suffered the worst November growth since 2011. Last month, sales increased with just 8.1 percent year-on-year. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/ecommerce-uk-worst-november-growth-since-11/

Abusive Tweets Hurled at Women Every 30 Seconds: Report

Abusive Tweets Hurled at Women Every 30 Seconds: Report

Women are abused on Twitter every 30 seconds, and minority women are harassed more often, according to Amnesty International. Volunteers for Troll Patrol, a crowdsourcing project set up by Amnesty International to process large-scale data about online abuse, sorted through 288,000 tweets sent to 778 woman politicians and journalists in the UK and the United States last year. More than 6,500 volunteers from 150 countries signed up to participate in Troll Patrol. Original source: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/85750.html?rss=1

Ecommerce UK: worst November growth since ’11

Ecommerce UK: worst November growth since ’11

Things don’t look so swell for ecommerce in the United Kingdom. The online retail industry has suffered the worst November growth since 2011. Last month, sales increased with just 8.1 percent year-on-year. Original source: https://ecommercenews.eu/ecommerce-uk-worst-november-growth-since-11/

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