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Aussie Online Retail Soars

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday August 31, 2012 )

We can be a little slow to catch on in the land down under, but when we do; we make up for lost time. (more…)


Search Brings The Big Order Bucks

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday August 20, 2012 )

Email referred visits may convert more often, but search brings in the big bucks a study has found. (more…)


Online Shopping Impacting Mail Rooms

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday August 16, 2012 )

I think Australia’s customs officers and many company mail rooms may be looking forward to a time when the Aussie dollar isn’t so strong. (more…)


Big Back To School Spending Predicted

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday July 21, 2012 )

After a somewhat lean back-to-school spend last year, it seems US merchants can look forward to a more profitable year this year – and the spending will start to happen earlier. (more…)


We Have All The Facebooks

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday June 21, 2012 )

Is this is the farmer’s version of “all you bases are belong to us”? (more…)


The Importance Of Returns And Exchanges

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday June 16, 2012 )

comScore’s Online Shopping Customer Experience Study reveals consumer friendly returns and exchanges policies are an important facet of converting browsers into buyers. (more…)


Paywall Survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday May 21, 2012 )

Paywalls have become more common over the last few years – so are people paying to play? (more…)


Freemium Conversion Survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday May 19, 2012 )

A recent survey found a freemium approach to sales works incredibly well – as a general concept anyway. (more…)


The Decline Of Checks

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday May 15, 2012 )

“The check is in the mail”. The what is in the where? That old saying may not be around for much longer. (more…)


Double Digit Growth For Ecommerce In Q1

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday May 12, 2012 )

Online retail spending in the US hit $44.3 billion for the first quarter this year, up 17 percent over a year ago. (more…)