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2014-07-21 23:04:56

With the holidays five months away, now is the time to take action and avoid holiday debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The 2014 holiday season is a short five months away, yet many are financially unprepared to begin shopping. In recent years, Americans spent an average of $800 on holiday-related expenses. That’s more than a week’s wages for many workers, and in spite of the fact that the December holidays are an annual event, people routinely neglect planning for them and...

2014-07-17 12:33:32

New research confirms shoppers' high expectations for speedy shipping and product availability ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --After a holiday season marred by lackluster order fulfillment and dissatisfied consumers, a new report from CFI Group and eBay Enterprise urges retailers to enhance fulfillment practices early to avoid losing customers - and revenue - this holiday season. Among findings, the Holiday Fulfillment report revealed that 88 percent consider speed of delivery...

2014-07-11 23:03:32

There’s plenty of time to put together your Christmas shopping list before December 25. But ProShow, Inc., producers of Christmas Expo, recognize that dedicated decorators know you can’t start planning early enough to make your house, business or city shine the brightest during the holiday season. Biloxi, MS (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 It’s Christmas in July at Christmas Expo, an annual event being held this year in Biloxi, MS on July 17-19, 2014 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and...

2014-07-09 08:25:49

Technology Adoption, In-Store Challenges and an Early Focus on Holiday Season Were Key Focus Areas Among Attendees CHICAGO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShopperTrak, the leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, held its tenth annual Users Group Conference in Chicago June 3-5(th). The event brought together nearly 200 retailers, executives, financial analysts, industry analysts and university academics to explore the topic of "Next Generation Retail...

2014-03-03 23:27:27

Webinar by 360pi identifies how retailer pricing strategy and execution were integral to holiday revenues and profits. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 360pi today announced its findings on the 2013 holiday shopping season following its “Retail’s 2013 Holiday Winners & Losers” webinar. 360pi determined that well-executed dynamic pricing strategies, such as those deployed by Amazon and Overstock, led to higher sales this holiday season as opposed to all-season discounting...

2014-02-24 08:36:33

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monetate today announced the release of its latest Ecommerce Quarterly report (EQ4 2013). The report explores how ecommerce sites performed during the 2013 holiday shopping season and highlights the emergence of mobile, specifically tablets, as this year's holiday hero--helping drive ten $1 billion sales days, including a record-breaking Cyber Monday with more than $2 billion in online sales. Download a free copy of Monetate's EQ4 2013...

2014-02-18 08:29:02

Synqera finds consumers' preferences for in-store retail and grocery promotions over online shopping indicative of 2014 purchasing behavior NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly two thirds of Americans coupon-browsed instead of window-browsed during the 2013 holiday seasons, and only a miniscule six percent didn't do any in-store shopping, according to a new survey conducted by Synqera, a global technology startup that uses big data to bring personalized digital experiences to the...

2014-01-24 12:24:20

ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innotrac Corporation, a best-in-class commerce provider integrating digital technology, fulfillment, contact center and business intelligence solutions, today announced the release of a special SmartHub® Holiday Promotions study focused on the promotions offered during key dates of the 2013 holiday season. SmartHub® Benchmarking, Innotrac's proprietary industry benchmarking tool, provides clients and strategic partners with intelligence and analysis...

2014-01-10 12:27:01

Moneris Spending Report shows 1.95 per cent spending rise in last three months of 2013, ongoing shift to mobile payment options during holiday season TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Moneris Solutions Corporation ("Moneris"), Canada's largest credit and debit card processor, announced today that, in Q4 2013, consumer spending increased by 1.95 per cent compared to the same period in 2012. For the second year in a row, Q4 saw the smallest gain in dollars spent compared to...

2014-01-10 12:26:47

Brick-and-Mortar Traffic Declined 6.5% YOY amid Shorter Season and Online Shopping; Black Friday and Saturday Before Christmas Saw Highest Sales NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In-store analytics leader RetailNext, Inc., today announced its Holiday Shopping 2013 Retail Insights revealing key trends and performance for brick-and-mortar retailers during the two pivotal shopping months of November and December 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/CL44255-INFO )...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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