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Terrific Tuesday trumps Green Monday

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday December 21, 2009 )

Green Monday didn’t turn out to be the online spending frenzy predicted, but last Tuesday more than made up for it. (more…)


Online spending and Green Monday

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Wednesday December 16, 2009 )

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and.. Green Monday? It has very little to do with the environment, more so with greenbacks and this year’s Green Monday may have been a bottler. (more…)


Holiday online shopping 09 update

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Sunday December 13, 2009 )

For the holiday season to December 8, nearly $16 billion has been spent online. (more…)


The online Jekyll and Hyde

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday December 3, 2009 )

It will probably come as no surprise to many online merchants that consumers feel more confident in lashing out at a company due to the anonymity the Internet provides. (more…)


Survey – Black Friday spending well up

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday December 1, 2009 )

It’s a weird name for such an important day in ecommerce and commerce generally. Anyway, the good news is Black Friday (November 27) generated big bucks for online merchants. (more…)


Holiday ecommerce update

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday November 27, 2009 )

comScore’s 2009 holiday season forecast predicts online retail spending for the November – December period will reach USD $28.8 billion, representing a 3 percent gain versus year ago. (more…)


Paid content survey results

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday November 17, 2009 )

Contrary to popular belief, it seems that a lot of folks might be willing to pay for online newspaper content after all according to a recent survey – if the price and content is right of course. (more…)


Chargeback repeat offender blacklist

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday November 14, 2009 )

A free service is available to merchants to blacklist card holders who issue chargebacks without good reason. (more…)


Ecommerce sales go backwards

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday November 7, 2009 )

Retail ecommerce sales figures are gloomy, but the light at the end of the tunnel may not be an oncoming train. (more…)


Ecommerce conversion barrier survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday November 5, 2009 )

I often write on various surveys about shopping cart abandonment, but it’s often overlooked that not every person browsing our sites and using our shopping carts is at the point of being ready to purchase. (more…)