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The Annual Summit blogging team started off this week very appropriately with dinner at a little cantina right on Boston Harbor called Temazcal Cantina. Why was it appropriate? As four of us walked into the restaurant, we noticed a stack of iPads behind the stand where we were greeted by our host who checked table [...]

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Many industry experts have focused on the iPad and other tablets’ potential to revolutionize media consumption, but as it continues to gain popularity, it may end up as an even bigger game-changer for retail m-commerce. Apple sold nearly 15 million iPads in 2010. Research from IDC predicts that 44.6 million tablets will be shipped worldwide [...]

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February was a month of learning from the past and looking forward to the future for digital retailers. Two of the hottest items this month at Shop.org included a look back at the digital highs and lows of 2010, as well as a forward-looking post on what the 2010 holiday season means for 2011. Read [...]

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As Forrester analyst Sucharita Mulpuru told retailers during the 2009 Shop.org Annual Summit (and I’ll paraphrase here), “If you like social, you’re going to love mobile.” In the scant year since, retailers have done exactly that, rallying to iPhone apps, iPad apps, much improved mobile sites, and anything else “mobile” to capture the attention and [...]

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Multichannel retailers are continually looking for ways to seamlessly interact with a new breed of shopper – the totally connected one. But as shoppers spread their purchases across online, mobile and in-store channels, are the “new” ways of shopping taking away sales from traditional channels? In a recent Q&A featured on Retail’s BIG Blog, NRF’s [...]

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