Retailer & ECommerce News – July 21, 2016

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In this week’s update we see Amazon slashing prices for small-item delivery, learn some tips to improve conversion rates for online checkouts, and hear even more stats about consumers wanting faster and better shipping options for their online orders. Rev up your checkout – Point of Sale Amazon cuts shipping fees – Bloomberg Faster, inexpensive […]

Retail foot traffic is declining, but there’s a light at the end of the checkout line

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Recently, Forbes reported a looming foot traffic problem as the “dirty open secret” of the retail industry and the source of much of the decline in earnings from retailers including Macy’s and the Gap. The article sounds bleak if you’re a retailer: “At a retail conference this spring, John Hazen, senior vice president of direct-to-consumer […]