Could These 5 Technologies Change Ecommerce?

Five emerging technologies could change ecommerce in just the next few years, giving shoppers new access to products and the ability to customize some items for their particular needs. Mobile computing, cryptocurrencies, autonomous vehicles, 3D printing, and augmented reality each have the potential to dramatically change how, when, and why shoppers make Internet-enabled purchases. Each technology’s […]

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Dear Brand Manufacturer, give me product images. Signed, Retailer

Have you ever purchased a product without actually seeing it? Most online retailers have some form of imagery to provide visibility into what you’re purchasing, but how many have brilliant product photos? In fact, research has shown that 77% of online shoppers are ‘very to somewhat’ influenced by the quality of content (descriptions, copy, images, […]

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Showrooming – Why It Isn’t as Bad as Retailers Think

Despite all the media hype about showrooming cannibalizing in-store sales, a new study from Deloitte Digital suggests otherwise. The study, “The New Digital Divide,” urges retailers to encourage digital interactions within the store environment. Contrary to previous reports of in-store shoppers making purchases from Amazon or another e-commerce sites right from their smartphones, the Deloitte […]

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Six Omnichannel Trends in Ecommerce

First, some overall omnichannel trends: A trend for vertical integration. Retailers are becoming manufacturers and vice versa. For example, J.C. Penney is turning back to private labels to revamp its brand. A trend for start-ups in commerce. Many mobile payment and loyalty services have launched in the last three years, alongside much customer experience software. A trend […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Zenni Optical Powers Rapid Growth with Oracle Commerce

Zenni Optical Powers Rapid Growth with Oracle Commerce Leading Online Prescription Eyewear Retailer Uses Oracle to Provide Easier, More Personalized Path to Purchase ORACLE INDUSTRY CONNECT, BOSTON – March 25, 2014 News Summary As eyeglasses enjoy increasing popularity as a fashion accessory, consumers are finding more styles, convenience and affordable options online. Leading online eyewear […]

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AAXIS Sponsors Oracle B2B Commerce Summit

AAXIS is proud to sponsor this year’s Oracle B2B Commerce Summit, being held in Chicago, at The Fairmont Hotel, Millennium Park, on February 13th, 2014.   If you want to master cross-channel commerce, deliver an exceptional customer experience, and lead in the complex world of B2B commerce, join AAXIS, and a host of excellent speakers, to […]

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6 Uses of Big Data for Online Retailers

6 Uses of Big Data for Online Retailers Big Data refers to a large set of data too complex to be handled by conventional database management tools. It’s data that exists beyond your web analytics, ERP, or CRM databases. It often exists outside of your organization, think of customer sentiment and social sharing data owned […]

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7 trends that will transform SMB e-commerce in 2014

Summary: No matter the transaction channel, the central principle guiding most emerging retail technologies is personalized customer engagement. The world of digital commerce continues to evolve at a rapid pace, as retailers ditch legacy systems for emerging technologies organized around a central guiding principle: improving the customer experience. Just how big is this revolution? Across the […]

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