API-liate Ecommerce

Much of the cool, new ways ecommerce sites mesh with social and mobile is thanks to APIs, or Application Programming Interfaces which allow applications to communicate with each other, share data and perform various functions. For example, pulling Pinterest ...
weather-app

Why Weather-Driven Personalization is Hot Hot Hot

An estimated $3 trillion worth of private sector business is driven by the weather, and thanks to climate change, the traditional four-season model is not a reliable predictor of sales. The good news is big data can forecast weather-dependent product ...
personalization-tips

Why Personalization Is Doomed Without Strategy

Personalization. You might define it as delivering the right content / products / offers, at the right time to the right customers… Of course, it’s easy for marketing gurus to preach, and vendors to promise – but in reality, personalization without ...
innovation

Commerce in the Age of Innovation: The Necessity of Cohesive Requirements Gathering

As new touchpoints and degrees of context continue to rise, one trend is clear in this new economy — things are looking good for the Chief Marketing Officer. As Samuel Greengard, Contributing Writer to CMO.com writes: Digital marketing consumes ...
business-strategy

Direct to Consumers: How Brands and Manufacturers Execute Digital Strategy

When a brand or manufacturer fails to execute a strong digital strategy, it risks falling short of customer expectiations. “Consumers today do not distinguish between channels, or even brands vs. retailers, but they do have high demands of a seamless ...
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