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Online shopping is a game

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday May 26, 2011 )

Thanks to the Internet, the mindset of shoppers is rapidly changing – purchasing goods and services online is becoming more of a game and coupons play an important part. (more…)


Expensive gas is good for ecommerce

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday April 7, 2011 )

According to the latest MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse report, ecommerce in March recorded strong growth – and high prices at the gas pump may have contributed. (more…)


Abandoned shopping cart follow up

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Wednesday March 16, 2011 )

More merchants are following up on abandoned shopping cart sessions than last year. (more…)


Australia’s hardware war heads online

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday March 14, 2011 )

Some Australians *may* soon get a better online experience in regard to buying hardware, thanks to a battle between Bunnings and Woolworths for supremacy in the sector. It’s another flag for established Australian brands to fully embrace the Internet and ecommerce, rather than doing the bare minimum in terms of participation. (more…)


Double digit ecommerce growth for 2011

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday February 5, 2011 )

Online retail eclipsed $43 billion for the final quarter last year, up 11 percent over Q4 2009. (more…)


JCPenney To Increase Ecommerce Focus

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday January 25, 2011 )

While some major retailers complain about the effect of the Internet on their bricks and mortar operations, others are seeing opportunity – like JCPenney. (more…)


Etailers Missing Out On Overseas Cash

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday January 14, 2011 )

Online retailers in the USA have ranked last in a PayPal study of global e-commerce in terms of their international reach. (more…)


Small business and cybercrime survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday January 8, 2011 )

Many small businesses think that cybercriminals tend to target larger companies – but nothing is further from the truth. (more…)


Free Shipping Day eclipses Black Friday

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday December 21, 2010 )

Free Shipping Day in the U.S. last Friday reaped $942 million; a 61-percent increase compared to the corresponding shopping day last year according to comScore. (more…)


Bad weather = big online bucks

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday December 16, 2010 )

I’ve always found the cooler months in North America tend to be a little busier online and the same in Australia. During warmer months, people are often in that mysterious place called “outside”. (more…)