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Your website sucks. Those were the three words by which Bryan Eisenberg started his keynote at this morning’s Online Merchandising Workshop. But after that sobering beginning, Eisenberg offered a bit of comfort. For starters, he said, don’t worry too much: everybody’s website sucks. None of us have unlimited resources to get everything right. Basically, you’re [...]

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Another Cyber Monday in the Books

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Whew!  Yesterday was another crazy Cyber Monday for the online retail industry.  E-commerce servers lighting up, continuous news coverage and deals, deals and more deals. I have a few observations and comments. First, congratulations to the many retailers who experienced a strong kick off to their online holiday season.  Based on the reports I’m seeing, many [...]

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For several months, we’ve been “Talking With…” some of the most influential people in e-commerce, from Lane Bryant’s Jay Dunn to Etsy’s Matt Stinchcomb. This week, we decided to profile someone in our community who is about as far away from online retail as you can get: Iraq. You’ve probably never met him, but if [...]

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Continuing Shop.org’s “Talking With…” series, we reached out to an online retail guru (and an overall really smart guy — you’ll see what I mean below) who recently transitioned from retailer to vendor. This week, get insights from ForeSee Results Vice President Kevin Ertell, who talks about what he’s most proud of from his days [...]

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Online Retail Meets The Daily Show

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In case you missed it, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos was interviewed by Jon Stewart yesterday.  My favorite interviewer and my favorite industry – what a combo!  I particularly liked hearing the Kindle benefits that you probably won’t see in a typical product description.  And, kudos to Bezos for the shameless plug of Amazon Prime.

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