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Swimming with the Big Fish of Online Retail

Posted by jtolman to Articles on August 7th, 2013

So here’s a fun fact: it’s estimated that there are well over 90,500 ecommerce stores in the United States alone making only around $12,000 a year in sales. However, the top 500 ecommerce sites in the United States control roughly 77% of the total $198 billion U.S. e-retailing market.  Surprising? Hardly, considering that the big players usually continue to stay big and dominate the arenas they enter. The question you should be asking yourself after reading this, though, is: if you’re in that 23%, what can you be doing to close that gap as best you can?

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The M-Commerce Battle Heats Up

Posted by jtolman to ArticlesEcommerce News on July 3rd, 2013

The lines between brick and mortar stores and ecommerce are quickly becoming blurred.  M-commerce can appear in many different forms to consumers, form coffee shop apps to showrooming temptations.  Learn more about the future of m-commerce and stay informed about the positives and the negatives it can bring with it.

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Your Next Customer is Just a Few Clicks Away

Posted by jtolman to Articles on April 22nd, 2013

Have you ever felt like your Ecommerce store is lost in the many pages of cyberspace?  Well, you may not be as lost as you think. Recent research shows that no matter what page someone is on in the entire web, they are no more than 19 clicks away from your Ecommerce store.  It turns out that everyone who goes online could be just a few clicks away from being your next customer, now that the World Wide Web is a lot smaller than we may have thought.

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Global E-Commerce Surpasses $1 Trillion

Posted by jtolman to Articles on February 13th, 2013

Global e-commerce has recently reached a financial milestone that we all knew was coming; the trillion dollar mark.  Although we all knew it was coming, actually moving beyond this mark makes everyone take notice.  This virtual medium has been able to consistently drive revenue throughout the past 5 years with an average growth rate of 13%.  No other industry has been able to match the numbers found in international eCommerce.

 

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Technology Trends Transforming the Retail Landscape

Posted by jtolman to Articles on January 28th, 2013

The changes that have occurred in retail since the arrival of the internet are nothing short of remarkable.  Every aspect of shopping patterns and spending habits has been affected, including a sharp rise in retailer competition. Each of these features will continue to evolve with the addition of new technology.

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