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CEOs Increasing Use Of Ecommerce Solutions

November 16, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team A recent survey of retail CEOs revealed that retailers are currently increasing their investments in a variety of multi-channel growth strategies including ecommerce and international expansion. The study, conducted by PwC Canada Retail Consulting Services, surveyed CEOs of 21 U.S. and Canadian specialty and department national retail chains. The study asked questions ... Read More »

2011: An Online Spending Odyssey

November 14, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Online holiday spending, aided by mobile and tablet commerce, is expected to grow 15 percent this year. Forrester released a report predicting that online sales during the 2011 holiday shopping season will amount to $59.5 billion, compared to $51.7 billion last year. Although consumers are more deal-conscious than ever this year, 12 ... Read More »

Performics’ 2011 Social Shopping Survey Yeilds Interesting Results

October 27, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Millions of Internet users are members of social websites. In order to access that growing market, more and more retailers are utilizing social shopping platforms in addition to their ecommerce solutions. Just this week, Sociable Labs, a popular social ecommerce software provider, announced the $7 million success of their Series B funding ... Read More »

2011 Holiday Shoppers Turning to Ecommerce Solutions

October 25, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Ecommerce solutions are the preferred method of shopping for many consumers due to the convenience of 24/7 availability. Some consumers enjoy the one-stop-shop the Internet provides, and others appreciate free shipping and other incentives online retailers offer. Whatever their reasons, more shoppers than previously expected will be turning to ecommerce solutions to ... Read More »

Prepare Your Ecommerce Solution for DNS Failure

October 14, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Domain Name Service (DNS) issues may be more of a concern this holiday shopping season than expected, according to a recent study commissioned by VeriSign, Inc. Ecommerce solutions of all sizes could be at risk of experiencing the devastating effects of DNS failure and website downtime. The main finding of the study ... Read More »

2011 Holiday Shoppers Look To Ecommerce Solutions

September 23, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Offering the right online deals to shoppers will be critical for retailers to attract customers this holiday shopping season. A recent survey by SteelHouse revealed that 82 percent of respondents will change the way they shop this year. Of those respondents, 62 percent plan to spend less money on holiday shopping in ... Read More »

Amazon’s Ecommerce Solution Takes Huge Slice of Global Cake

August 18, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team ComScore recently released another report (it’s kind of what they do) discussing the relative visitor numbers of the world’s leading ecommerce solutions. Big surprise, Amazon is leading the pack with an almost unbelievable 282 million unique visitors in June. According to the comScore’s calculations, that’s about 20% of the worldwide internet population. ... Read More »

L2 Digital IQ Index – What Can It Teach You?

August 18, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team L2, a think tank dedicated to determining magazine trends online recently released their “Digital IQ” report (check out the sweet video breakdown). The report analyzed the online habits and performance of almost one hundred different magazine and arranged them in categories ranging from “Genius,” “Gifted,” and “Average,” all the way down to ... Read More »

New comScore Data Shows Increase In Ecommerce Solution Spending

August 9, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team A new comScore data-set is out and it shows that spending on ecommerce solutions is up 14% from the same quarter last year. People spent $37.5 billion dollars in the second quarter of 2011, and only $32.9 billion in the second quarter of 2010. The primary reason that the spending went up ... Read More »

Lantronix Launches Ecommerce Solution + Future Of The Cloud

August 4, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Lantronix is one of the leaders in smart connectivity solutions that enable cloud-based access to any device.  This involves some specialty hardware that you might not just have lying around. Previously it was all done by magazine and telephone mail-orders.  Today however, Lantronix has just opened their new ecommerce solution dubbed lantronixstore.com ... Read More »