ENTRIES TAGGED "retail"
Facebook buys Karma, strategies to battle showrooming, and grocery shopping gets mobile.
Facebook puts its IPO money to use, seven strategies to help retail businesses survive "showrooming," and grocery shopping sans checkout lines. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)
Trust your customers to do the right thing and you'll earn their business.
A DRM-free world is one where retailers will find it much harder to create a monopolistic position that locks you into their device or format.
Deep discounts need to be associated with some sort of return.
Joe Wikert says publishers should move away from one-product deep discount campaigns and start thinking about how to build a much more extensive relationship with customers.
Magento fills out eBay's platform ambitions and a report predicts $50 billion via NFC by 2014.
eBay's latest acquisition, open-source commerce platform provider Magento, clarifies its ambitions to become a partner for retailers of all sizes. Also, Juniper Research predicts $50 billion in NFC mobile payments by 2014.
A piracy research report makes a strong point about pricing, but results may be too narrow.
The "Media Piracy in Emerging Economies" report offers good insight about the realities of pricing, but the "Don't Make Me Steal" manifesto offers a broader perspective on why people pirate digital content.