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By now, we’re familiar with research that suggests consumers are frequently using mobile devices to research products and find store information. But many retailers find it difficult to close the sale on mobile. What’s preventing browsers from turning into buyers? At Retail’s BIG Show, a panel of retailers shared their experiences with making it easier [...]

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Not everyone thinks of a brick-and-mortar drugstore chain like Walgreens as a digital retail pioneer. But the company’s thoughtful, deliberate approach to innovation places it at the forefront of omnichannel retailing, and earned Walgreens President and CEO Greg Wasson a spot on Shop.org’s Annual Summit keynote stage. Each week, 45 million shoppers visit a Walgreens [...]

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Mobile adoption rates are on the rise everywhere, but despite infrastructure challenges, it’s truly exploding in Brazil. Netshoes, an online sporting goods retailer, is leading the charge in m-commerce and establishing a global reputation for mobile innovation. At Shop.org’s Mobile Retail Boot Camp, Netshoes CTO Rodrigo Nasser shared some of the tactics putting this company [...]

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Bold, innovative and agile. Sona Chawla uses those words to describe the culture at Walgreens. And her description is spot on. Chawla oversees a team in charge of all digital properties for Walgreens – from integrating digital technology in stores to developing mobile solutions and growing online sales. The first drugstore chain to install computers [...]

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Today’s session on enhancing the customer experience with mobile at Shop.org’s Online Merchandising Workshop opened with a litany of stats about mobile commerce. The most fascinating of them all: Three times more smartphones were activated last year than babies born. And before 2014, more people will access the web via a mobile device than via [...]

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