Monthly Archives: October 2012

It’s always a great pleasure – if also something of a “how time flies” shock – to release the annual eHoliday pre-holiday findings to members. Produced in partnership with BIGinsight, the pre-holiday consumer and retailer pre-holiday survey findings are a veritable treasure trove of insights about the upcoming holiday season, spanning the outlook for [...]

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As many of you saw earlier this month, released its first-ever holiday forecast, projecting a healthy 12% year-over-year revenue growth for online sales in the U.S. this holiday season. As much as $96 billion in online sales is expected through the months of November and December. As a follow up to the Holiday ’12 [...]

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Ross Kramer, CEO of Listrak, challenged the audience at the 2012 Annual Summit’s Digital Retail Boot Camp in Denver to reinvigorate their email marketing programs. Using the nearby Rocky Mountains as something of a metaphor for how retailers can and should “ascend” the rungs of email marketing sophistication, Kramer first laid out “Base Camp” fundamentals – [...]

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Put five “masters of mobile” on a panel and you get a lot of interesting thinking about where mobile is heading for the retail industry. That’s just what we had on hand at last month’s Annual Summit in Denver. Vice President for the The Aberdeen Group Sahir Anand moderated the panel of mobile retailing [...]

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Internet Retailer, Women’s Wear Daily or MarketWatch, I have big news to share with you today. For the first time in its history, has announced an online holiday sales forecast, projecting a terrific 12 percent increase in online holiday sales over last year. Compared to all holiday sales, which are expected to rise 4.1% [...]

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