Posts Tagged ‘Second 500’

Most Retailers Expect Their Holiday Online Sales to Grow at Least 10%

While retailers have expressed cautious optimism for the 2013 holiday season, that optimism hinges on the ability to drive sales through strategically time promotions in the fourth quarter.

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Know Thy Customer

Many smaller Second 500 web merchants are growing because they are niche retailers with a solid business model, uniquely positioned inventories, focused customer service departments, and the smarts to design and maintain e-commerce sites that keep shoppers coming back, says Lauren Freedman, president of The E-tailing Group, a Chicago research firm. “Not every web merchant has to be the biggest retailer on the block to be successful,” says Freedman. “

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