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Twitter Product Updates, Wendy’s Sells Arby’s, Williams-Sonoma Global Shipping

Published on June 14, 2011

While those who follow a brand on Twitter and "Like" a brand on Facebook do so to learn about discounts and available free products to a similar degree, Compete analysis shows Twitter followers are much more likely to use the platform for "updates on future products."

Eighty percent of Twitter followers employ the social network for this purpose, compared to 64% of Facebook...
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Male Online Shopping, Newegg ‘Will Call,’ Gap Looks Overseas

Published on May 19, 2011
Twenty-five percent of men say they would buy premium brand name products online, compared to just 16% of women, according to a new consumer survey released by SteelHouse. In addition, those in the highest income bracket ($75,000-plus) look for coupons and require discounts and free shipping more than people who make less money. E-commerce & Multichannel Retailing Online retailer...
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Netflix Android App, Promotional Email, Smaller Kohl’s Stores

Published on May 16, 2011
Netflix has begun to roll out a Netflix application for the Android platform. The online movie rental retailer is making the free app available for download from Android Market. E-commerce & Multichannel Retailing The top online retailers sent each of their subscribers three promotional emails on average during the week ending May 13, 2011, according to the Retail Email Blog. That’s...
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Mobile Retail Strategies, White Castle Online Ordering, Sunflower Market Apps

Published on May 03, 2011
Ninety-one percent of retailers currently have a mobile strategy in place or in development, up from 74% a year ago, according to “The State Of Retailing Online 2011: Marketing, Social, and Mobile” report conducted by Forrester Research Inc. for Shop.org. In addition, 72% of retailers say they will increase their spending on social networks this year compared to last...
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Meijer Ships to Store, RapidBuyr Deal Site, Winn-Dixie Remodels

Published on April 28, 2011
Merging online and in-store shopping, Meijer is introducing a program where shoppers can place an order on Meijer.com and have the merchandise shipped, at no cost, directly to their local Meijer store for pick-up. The online program, called "Order-to-Store," will include thousands of items. E-commerce & Multichannel Retailing RapidBuyr today launched a daily deal site catering...
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Wal-Mart E-Delivery, Epsilon Breach, Sbarro Bankruptcy

Published on April 05, 2011
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to test its first web-based fresh grocery delivery service in California, looking online for new sources of revenue growth, a person familiar with the project told Bloomberg. The web service, internally dubbed “Project Titan,” hasn’t yet been approved and may not happen, said the person, who declined to be identified because plans aren’t final. Fraud,...
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Zediva Film Streaming, AE Closes Stores, Wal-Mart Easter Promo

Published on March 18, 2011
A new movie streaming service called Zediva allows users to view and control DVDs running at a remote location, according to the New York Times.Viewers can rent films for two weeks for $2 each, with no signup fee or hardware installation needed. Store Openings & Closings American Eagle Outfitters will close between 65 and 100 stores in the U.S. in 2012 and 2013, shifting its focus to...
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Neiman Marcus Fashion Blog, Facebook Film Rental, Walgreens Mobile Rx

Published on March 09, 2011
Neiman Marcus has launched NMdaily, a fashion blog providing daily updates from the design world. NMdaily delivers exclusive information and advice on women’s and men’s fashion, beauty and lifestyle. NMdaily delivers exclusive information and advice on women’s and men’s fashion, beauty and lifestyle. E-commerce & Multichannel Retailing Warner Bros. will begin offering select...
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‘Daily Wrap:’ Best Buy, Holiday E-commerce, Wal-Mart

Published on December 23, 2010
After more than three-and-a-half years of courtroom battles with the Connecticut Attorney General’s office, Best Buy has admitted that its in-store kiosks tricked consumers out of web price-matching and agreed to pay consumers in that state $399,000. StorefrontBacktalk reports Best Buy also said it would stop showing higher prices on its in-store kiosks and would “conspicuously...
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‘Daily Wrap:’ eBay, Amazon.com, Google

Published on December 16, 2010
Imagine walking down the street, pointing your smartphone every which way, and seeing overlays of items people in the neighborhood have posted for sale on eBay. USA Today reports that's just what you can do through an "augmented reality" mobile browser called Junaio, available for free for the iPhone and Android devices. M-commerce Amazon Windowshop, the retailer’s “complete...
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