December 8, 2016

Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney Wants Trump Supporters to Resign

November 14, 2016 eCommNewz

Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney is dumb, dumb and dumber. After the election he sent a condescending, baseless, whacko email that gives the impression to his employees that if you voted for Trump or believe in Trump’s campaign message that you should send in your resignation. He even says that if […]

Retailers Testing New In-App Marketing on Instagram

November 1, 2016 eCommNewz

Instagram announced today a new connection within the app to product information and then an easy click to an actual purchase on a retailers app or website. Starting next week Instagram will be testing this feature with 20 US retailers including Kate Spade, JackThreads and Warby Parker. This is likely […]

Pinterest’s 150 Million Monthly Users Driving Ecommerce

October 18, 2016 eCommNewz

Pinterest continues to grow in popularity, having gone from 100 Million monthly users in September 2015 to 150 million today. Pinterest is also losing its status as a platform that is primarily for women, with men now making up 40% of all users, which is a 70% increase over last […]

CRM Matching – A More Targeted Marketing Strategy

September 21, 2016 Salim Tarazi

Given the “who’s who” list of platforms offering it, CRM matching has truly arrived. And why not? CRM matching is arguably the most advanced way for brands to connect the dots to their target audiences, and then help them deliver targeted messaging. Among its many selling points, CRM matching can […]

Google Updates Merchant Center

August 30, 2016 eCommNewz

Google introduced a new version of its Google Merchant Center today that offer more efficient navigation and makes additional shopping programs easier to find. The Google Merchant Center enables online retailers to connect their products to Google so that their products are included in search results, YouTube and partner websites. […]

Pinterest Enables Video Ads for Ecommerce Marketers

August 17, 2016 eCommNewz

Pinterest rolls out Promoted Video, available only on mobile devices, to make them an even better marketing platform for brands. The trend toward video advertising with social media platforms and the internet in general continues with this Pinterest announcement. According to business intelligence firm L2, Marketers are projected to spend […]

Amazon Reshaping Ecommerce

August 1, 2016 eCommNewz

Amazon recently passed Facebook to become the the fourth-largest US company based on stock market value. By 2020 analysts Rob Sanderson, Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst at MKM Partners, predicts that Amazon will be the largest US company by 2020. “Amazon has a significant position in two of the largest […]

Google Ranking Factors Important to Ecommerce Businesses

July 27, 2016 eCommNewz

What is and isn’t a ranking factor in search? Here are the latest thoughts by industry experts on search ranking factors and particularly Google Ranking Factors as they are in 2016. Content & Links Are the Two Most Important Ranking Signals Eric Enge noted in a post that he participated […]

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