Ecommerce News Oct. 2 2017


Data extraction – from technology tool to business necessity

The internet contains an estimated 4.57 billion pages of data, making it the largest publicly accessible database in the world. Those who tap into this data get a jump on the competition. For example, a retailer that monitors competitor websites for price changes is in a much better position than retailers that don’t track online pricing.

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9 Critical Skills to Build a Robust B2B Ecommerce Site

Building a B2B ecommerce site requires a breadth of skills. It’s important to look not just at people or roles, but the expertise to accomplish the job.

This post identifies the critical skills that are necessary to build a robust B2B ecommerce site.

Read more on Practical Ecommerce.

Holiday shoppers to spend 47% more on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Holiday shoppers appear to be starting earlier and paying more at large shopping events, which means that there are also more opportunities for retailers to reach out to consumers.

Read the article on Retail Dive.

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