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May is Marketing Month officially kicked off with the 1/2 day digital retailing workshop in New York City on May 1. Retailers and solution providers gathered at the Park Central Hotel in the Big Apple to hear the latest research and trends impacting retailers. Here are five things everyone was buzzing about. Smartphone vs. tablet: [...]

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With a valuation of more than one billion dollars, Gilt Groupe is one of the most fascinating, innovative start-ups of recent years in the retail world. At the bleeding-edge intersection of fashion, e-commerce, and technology, Gilt has changed the way people shop. First, they brought the sample sale online and with that the urgent and [...]

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We have a fresh niche social site to talk about, and its making a huge splash. Last week, we saw reports that Pinterest has hit 10 million unique monthly U.S. visits. Reports for the week of January 16, 2012 monitored the site traffic as high as 17 million unique monthly U.S. visits. It’s addicting, it’s social, and [...]

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As moderator Rob Schmults put it, flash sales aren’t anything new. Kmart and TJ Maxx have been doing them for years with doorbusters and friends and family events. But the introduction of this new-fangled sales opportunity (along with daily deals) within digital retailing has definitely seen dramatic growth over the past two years, especially with [...]

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The mix of recent economic news is bewildering – miserable jobs growth, high gas prices, and sluggish budget talks on the one hand, yet continued growth for online retail on the other. It’s been almost three years since the economy tanked in October 2008 and yet somehow we’re nowhere near the general recovery we’d all [...]

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