Continued Convergence Of Analytics Products And Services

Forrester eCommerce

IBM led the trend when it acquired PwC Consulting in 2002. I’ve been watching this trend with great curiosity (and first wrote about it in 2008). On the one hand, software product vendors are slowly but surely migrating from just selling products to selling solutions — and solutions always require professional services. For the last few […]. advanced analytics analytics applications big data IT consulting

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Did IPG Hit A Home Run With AMS Acquisition?

Liveintent

This week, we explain how this acquisition is representative of a larger shift in the world of agencies that’s akin to 2002 Oakland Athletics – we mean beyond the sense of inevitable doom. The Interpublic Group (or IPG), the world’s fourth-largest agency company, recently agreed to acquire Acxiom’s Marketing Solutions (AMS) business for the sum of $2.3 billion.

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How VIZIO Rose to Dominate the Digital Landscape

Salsify

Yet, since 2002, VIZIO has done just that—delivering high performance tech at budget prices. Nabbing market share from the likes of Sony, LG, and Samsung as the new kid on the block seems almost unfathomable.

Pop-up Shop-up with Mare Weiss

GetElastic

was Target when it took over a 220-foot-long boat for a two-week campaign on the Hudson River that coincided with Black Friday in November of 2002. Boston’s nomadic institution, the Design Museum , hosted a great morning meetup with Mare Weiss on retail design and the pop-up store concept.

Editors Share Top Takeaways From #RIC18

Retail TouchPoints

Customers who viewed this item also viewed” and “Customers who bought this item also bought” seemed helpful in 2002, but they waste too much precious time in 2018.

Commerce Cast: How ShopJimmy.com Uses E-Commerce Automation to Fuel Growth

ChannelAdvisor

Do you remember what e-commerce was like in 2002? Travis Vosika does. Those were the days when he’d open his mailbox to find it bursting with eBay payments — back when online buyers still sent checks in the mail and sellers were painstakingly entering every last listing detail. There have been a lot of changes since then, and Travis’s business has been adapting to them for more than 16 years.

How a $1,000,000 Loss Turned into a $22,000,000 Gain

BigCommerce

After all, we started the business in 2002, directly in the aftermath of the DotCom bubble burst. In 2002, eBay was a very successful online marketplace, but we could never figure it out.

Expert Q&A: Work with Amazon, or Against Amazon?

Zaius

McRitchie co-founded the web portion of the company, launching MyBinding.com in 2002. How do you both work with and compete with Amazon? It’s not an easy task.

Strange bedfellows? Legacy retailer and disruptive brand partnerships are on the rise.

Steve Dennis

I first came to understand the potential power of these alliances when I worked on Sears’ 2002 acquisition of Lands’ End. As the middle continues to collapse —and many well established retailers struggle to move from boring to remarkable —brands must continually seek new ways to become unique, more intensely relevant and truly memorable.

Three Ecommerce Trends to Know for 2019

UpSellIt

In 2002, ecommerce consumers spent about $42 billion in the United States. For a brand new industry like e-retail, that figure seemed huge. Fast forward 16 years, and the numbers seem almost impossibly large. In 2018, online consumers spent over $500 billion.

How Amazon and Independent Ecommerce Brands Grew Online Sales 18,233% in 20 Years [Infographic]

BigCommerce

Every $10,000 invested at Amazon’s IPO in 1997 would today be worth $4.8 million. Even if you only had $1,000 to invest in 1997, today you’d have more than $626,000.

From Bookstore to Superstore: The Evolution of Amazon.com

ChannelAdvisor

2002: Amazon Web Services (AWS), a platform for developers to include features of Amazon.com into their own sites, launches. Can you believe that a little more than two decades ago, Amazon was still one man, a light bulb idea and a home garage? Circa 1994, Jeff Bezos began working on a business plan (yes, in his garage) for what would eventually become the largest internet retailer in the US. In 1995, the company made its official debut. Since then, a lot has changed.

The Empowered Marketer: Beware of Becoming an Ecommerce Commodity

Zaius

Launched in 2002, the founders got their start selling cell phone accessories out of their apartment, growing quickly alongside the emergence of smartphones. Ecommerce marketers everywhere have the same fear: that their product will become a commodity. A commodity product is low in value, easily replaced, and can only compete with a low price. Because of this, the goal of nearly every ecommerce marketer is to build a brand that is so valuable, their product can never be a commodity.

The History of Ecommerce: What The Past Says About Tomorrow’s Retail Challenges

BigCommerce

A few quick facts on how ecommerce has impacted employment: Ecommerce jobs are up 334%, adding 178,000 jobs since 2002. When it comes to ecommerce, a word that first comes to mind is growth.

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What to Sell in 2018: How to Find a Product Niche and Start Selling Online

BigCommerce

Founder Jeni Britton Bauer has been making ice cream professionally for decades, and founded her own brand in 2002. Online competition is fiercer than ever. This is why figuring out what to sell online is a strategy in and of itself.

How to Sell to Spendsetters: 1/3 of All Consumers

Retalon

Since 2002 Retalon has optimized pricing, inventory management, merchandising, planning, and marketing operations for retail organizations in a variety of industries. Spendsetters represent a third of all shoppers, and 52% of millennials.

Retalon Chosen in Most Promising Retail Technology Companies

Retalon

Incorporated in 2002, Retalon’s main goal is to bring accuracy for retail businesses by predicting future market conditions. Retalon Chosen by CIO Review for CIO Top 20 Retail Tech Solutions.

How a Passion for Improving Lives Abroad Helped One Couple Build a Thriving Wholesale Fair Trade Ecommerce Business

SellBrite

In 2002, the couple opened their retail shop but struggled to gain traction in the local market and drive the kind of sales and growth that they needed to survive.

10 Best Ecommerce Platforms Compared & Rated For 2019

eCommerce CEO

Volusion was founded in 1999 but launched in 2002 as an ecommerce solution provider. Our top ecommerce platforms are based on objective performance data, feature set and, value. Compare these top ecommerce website builders to find one that fits your needs. Here Are The Best Ecommerce Platforms. Top Ecommerce Platforms Compared. From cool marketing features to drool-worthy SEO, multichannel functionality, and more. Compare these best ecommerce platforms.

The Evolution of Google Shopping (and Introduction of Google Shopping Actions)

ChannelAdvisor

In 2002, Google launched Froogle, which was designed to be an e-commerce search comparison tool, and Froogle evolved over the next five years. Google recently announced Shopping Actions, but what are Google Shopping Actions and how does this program differ from Google Shopping? In order to understand this newest innovation from Google, you need to take a step back and look at how Google got here.

Shane Co. Increases Sales by 20% While Significantly Reducing Inventory

Retalon

Since 2002, Retalon has empowered retail businesses with advanced analytics that uncover hidden opportunities, and significantly increase bottom and top lines. Shane Co. increases sales by 20% while significantly reducing inventory. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014.

12 Common Mistakes When Selling Across Borders

BigCommerce

The students loved it –– and in 2002, the blade launched in India. Doing something for the first time is never easy.

Predictive Analytics Brings Retailers Closer To Omni-Channel Customers

Retalon

Since 2002 Retalon has optimized pricing, inventory management, merchandising, planning, and marketing operations for retail organizations in a variety of industries. If you’re a retailer reading this in 2018, you need to pat yourself on the back!

Shane Co. Increases Sales by 20% While Significantly Reducing Inventory

Retalon

Since 2002, Retalon has empowered retail businesses with advanced analytics that uncover hidden opportunities, and significantly increase bottom and top lines. Shane Co. increases sales by 20% while significantly reducing inventory. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014. Retalon , a leading provider of retail predictive analytics solutions, announces that Shane Co. ,

Our Top 3 Takeaways from Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Report

Sailthru

Financial services companies have had to comply with know-your-customer rules since 2002. Any marketing leader planning to re-evaluate their multichannel campaign technologies in the next year should be referring to Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Marketing Hubs.

72 American Business Owners on What Motivated Them To Become Entrepreneurs

BigCommerce

In 2002, our founder was traveling around Montana and saw a number of gorgeous old barns in various states of disrepair. An award winning family idea. Amy Breaker, Director of Operations, BirdieBall. My dad, with his dad – my grandpa – invented a limited-flight golf ball – the BirdieBall – in 2003. They invented the napkin-ring-shaped golf ball, that only flies 40 yards with a full swing, as a solution to the overly expensive golf course real estate.

How to Reduce Risk – Email Marketing Security Tips from THE Expert

Demac Media

ESPC – Email Sender & Provider Coalition – Formed in 2002, the ESPC is a cooperative group of industry leaders working to create solutions to the continued proliferation of spam and the emerging problem of deliverability. Big data means even bigger breaches.

Redefining Customer Experience with Personalization: A Q&A with overstockArt’s Joe Strouth

Sailthru

Founded in 2002, overstockArt.com is one of the earliest online sellers of hand painted art and has been a leading online retailer in the space ever since. Though this brand got an early start in the art seller community, they don’t take broad strokes with their customer experience. Personalization and customer data is paramount for overstockArt and they’ve worked to establish their brand as thought leading and engaging all for the sake of solid customer loyalty.

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234 American Business Owners on Starting, Scaling and Staying Inspired

BigCommerce

In 2002, our founder was traveling around Montana and saw a number of gorgeous old barns in various states of disrepair. Don’t believe the 24/7 cable news stations. Disregard the sensationalist click-bait and doomsday prophecies.

Building a YouTube Channel to 100K Subscribers & Beyond

eCommerceFuel

Whenever I try to build emails that go out that are anything other than just plain text, they end up looking like they came out of 2002. New post from eCommerceFuel : Raphael Schneider is a fascinating guy.

Amazon, UPS and FedEx: How Does the Story End?

eCommerceFuel

And the second part is, I think that they…you know, I was just reading Bezos in 2002, wrote a letter, a memo, saying every time you develop a new service, it must be designed from ground up to be accessible to external developers.

Magento Review: Has Complexity Killed Its Appeal?

eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel : Shopping cart month continues and here in our second installment, we take a look at the one and only Magento. Magento continues to be a cart used by store owners in our community, known for its robust tools and enterprise level capabilities.

Magento Review: Has Complexity Killed Its Appeal?

eCommerceFuel

Shopping cart month continues and here in our second installment, we take a look at the one and only Magento. Magento continues to be a cart used by store owners in our community, known for its robust tools and enterprise level capabilities.

Building a YouTube Channel to 100K Subscribers & Beyond

eCommerceFuel

Whenever I try to build emails that go out that are anything other than just plain text, they end up looking like they came out of 2002. Raphael Schneider is a fascinating guy. He left the law profession to start GentlemensGazette.com , his own line of classic men’s goods.