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What retailers must know about the new structure for Google’s Product Listing Ads

2014-03-25 - Internet Retailer

In late 2013, Google announced Shopping Campaigns: a new campaign structure for product listing ads that offers a better way to manage the unique challenges of scaling Google ...
Wall Street Journal

FedEx Takes Sloppy E-Tailers to Task

2014-03-20 - Wall Street Journal

FedEx Corp. Chief Executive Fred Smith took a tough line with e-commerce companies on Wednesday, saying they need to shape up sloppy shipping practices or risk losing ...

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Wells Fargo Upgrades Google (GOOG) to Outperform; Analyst Sees Catalysts

2014-01-18 - Street Insider

Wells Fargo upgraded Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) from Market Perform to Outperform with a price target of $1,300-$1350 (from $900-$1000). Analyst Peter Stabler sees catalysts.

"We ...

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2013 Digital Commerce Holiday Season in Review

2014-01-18 - Yahoo!

As I mentioned in my previous blog, the 2013 holiday shopping season saw its share of winners and losers. And as retailers begin the planning process for the 2014 holiday ...

Wall Street Journal

Behind UPS's Christmas Eve Snafu

2013-12-30 - Wall Street Journal

In the earliest hours of Dec. 24, packages poured into United Parcel Service Inc.'s main air hub in Louisville, Ky. And they were piling up.

Employees responsible for sorting ...

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Online Shipping will Never Be 100% on Time

2013-12-29 - CNN Money

Meeting holiday demand so that every gift is under the tree by Christmas may just not be worthwhile for retailers and carriers.

Consumers were outraged when UPS (UPS, Fortune ...

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Continued International Growth, eCommerce Expansion Highlight 2013 for Market America | SHOP.COM

2013-12-27 - Consumer Electronics Net

Wrapping up another successful year as one of the internets fastest-growing companies, Market America | SHOP.COM looks to capitalize on its 2013 success as the calendar turns ...

Fedex Holiday Delivery

Delivery Day Disaster

2013-12-26 - Boston Herald

A Christmas delivery meltdown that saw retailers and shippers failing to deliver gifts on time for the holiday could spur an upheaval — and even a backlash — in online ...

Wall Street Journal

Late Surge in Web Buying Blindsides UPS, Retailers

2013-12-26 - Wall Street Journal

A surge in online shopping this holiday season left stores breaking promises to deliver packages by Christmas, suggesting that retailers and shipping companies still haven't ...

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Ecommerce Trends: Amazon’s Strong, eBay Beats, Google Makes Progress

2013-12-10 - Value Walk

Ecommerce companies like eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were going strong through Cyber Monday, but will the trend continue? Raymond James analyst ...

Time Magazine

The 7 Hottest Products People Are Buying Online

2013-12-07 - TIME

This holiday season has been a coming out party of sorts for online shopping. Though initial survey data suggested that shoppers may not have spent as much at brick and mortar ...

Search Engine Land

Google Shopping Outpaces Amazon Same-Seller Sales On Cyber Monday, Black Friday

2013-12-04 - Search Engine Land

Over the extended holiday shopping weekend, Google Shopping same seller sales have been growing faster than Amazon among large retailers. According to the most recent data from ...

Internet Retailer

E-retailers move confidently through the weekend

2013-12-03 - Internet Retailer

Web sales on Thursday and Friday were up close to 20% year over year.

E-retailers across the United States are working extra hard this weekend as consumers flock online to shop ...

Search Engine Land

Paid Search Spend Surges 27%, Mobile Grabs 40% Thanksgiving, Black Friday Spend

2013-12-03 - Search Engine Land

Amid reports that brick and mortar sales were lackluster over the Thanksgiving weekend, ecommerce is looking like a bright spot this holiday season, with mobile devices playing ...

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The best tools to save money this holiday season

2013-11-20 - King 5 News

Retailers didn't start holiday shopping with Cyber Monday or a Black Friday. This year it all began after a scare.

"All of their holiday promotions began right after Halloween ...

Search Engine Watch

3 Google Shopping Campaign Challenges & Solutions

2013-11-20 - Search Engine Watch

On October 22, Google announced a new enhancement to Product Listing Ads, called Shopping Campaigns. The announcement came via the official Google AdWords blog, and notes a ...

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Google Gains Retail Velocity

2013-11-04 - Ad Exchanger

Google's product listing ads (PLAs) have positioned it for a strong holiday season, possibly at the expense of Amazon.

Based on data compiled in the third quarter, search and ...

Internet Retailer

EBay Enterprise merchants get an ad boost from Mercent

2013-09-24 - Internet Retailer

EBay Enterprise, the e-commerce technology arm of online marketplace eBay Inc., has begun offering its retailer clients access to Mercent Corp.’s technology for managing ads on ...

Wall Street Journal

EBay Partners With Mercent to Improve Google Results

2013-09-23 - Wall Street Journal

EBay wants to ensure its sellers’ products appear at the top of Google searches, and it’s turning to Seattle startup Mercent to make sure they do.

EBay wants to ensure its ...

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