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January 8, 2013
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  • Overstock expands free-shipping offer is offering free shipping on orders of $50 or more. Club O members, who pay $19.95 per year, receive free shipping on all orders. Nonmembers will continue to pay $2.95 to ship orders costing less than $50, the company says. Internet Retailer (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Online Retail Trends 
  • 5 tips to create a tablet-ready e-commerce site
    Tablets are rapidly becoming a go-to device for mobile shoppers, which means retailers need to optimize their sites specifically for them, writes Armando Roggio. He offers tips, starting with considering building responsive sites that adapt to the device and providing finger-friendly navigation. Practical eCommerce (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Companies in the News 
  • EBay debuts updated iOS apps
    EBay has updated its Apple iPhone and iPad applications, aiming to smooth the mobile-commerce experience, the company says. The update lets users check out without registering for a PayPal account. For sellers, an auto-complete feature allows faster product listing. All Things D (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Interactive Advertising 
  • 7-Eleven engages mobile users with Tropicana ad
    New Farmstand products from Tropicana are the focus as 7-Eleven launches a mobile campaign with an interactive element. A tap on the ad in Us Magazine's iPhone app takes users to a page where they'll find an empty bottle and a basket of fruits and vegetables. Tapping on one of these items fills the bottle with that juice and allows consumers to access details about the product. (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story Spotlight 
  • How HSN, Walgreens, Coca-Cola collaborate to create experiences
    As one of the world’s most iconic brands, Coca-Cola understands evolving trends in the industry by employing a combination of game-changing marketing techniques and strategic partnerships to influence shopper sentiment. At Retail’s BIG Show, Jan. 13 to 16 in New York City, executives from HSN, Walgreens and Coca-Cola will present how they work together to foster passion and loyalty that help each brand grow. Learn more.
  • How to master marketing automation systems
    Personalization has become the name of the game in today’s hyper-connected society, and technology-driven customer analytics plays a critical role for retailers to provide greater brand experiences for shoppers. In a STORES webinar on Jan. 9, executives from and PivotLink will identify three key areas for customer analytics and explain how these insights are being integrated in Freshpair’s marketing campaigns to improve customer engagement and loyalty. Learn more or register. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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