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Top 5 Black Friday Websites - Annual Curagami List

Top 5 Black Friday Websites - Annual Curagami List | Ecom Revolution | Scoop.it
Top 5 Black Friday Websites Curagami's annual list sees Big Boys move in. Amazon tops the list. There are surprises & we share our Black Friday scorecard.
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Mobile Beacons Are Changing Shopping | HBR

Mobile Beacons Are Changing Shopping  | HBR | Ecom Revolution | Scoop.it

Can You Say Minority Report?
Beacons are taking the world of mobile by storm. They are low-powered radio transmitters that can send signals to smartphones that enter their immediate vicinity, via Bluetooth Low Energy technology. 


In the months and years to come, we’ll see beaconing applied in all kinds of valuable ways.For marketers in particular, beacons are important because they allow more precise targeting of customers in a locale.


A customer approaching a jewelry counter in a department store, for example, can receive a message from a battery-powered beacon installed there, offering information or a promotion that relates specifically to merchandise displayed there.


In a different department of the same store, another beacon transmits a different message. Before beacons, marketers could use geofencing technology, so that a message, advertisement, or coupon could be sent to consumers when they were within a certain range of a geofenced area, such as within a one-block radius of a store.


However, that technology typically relies on GPS tracking, which only works well outside the store. With beaconing, marketers can lead and direct customers to specific areas and products within a store or mall....


Via Jeff Domansky
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Inevitable the brick and mortar world will become more web-like. The other major take away is a consistent theme now - the closer we get to near real time the better we interact with the evolving mobile / social world.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 3, 2014 12:57 AM

How beacons are changing the world of retail.

malek's curator insight, September 4, 2014 7:18 AM

Beacons are awesome for understanding traffic flows in retail locations or conferences, but will users download an app that tracks their every movement? I, for one, won't do it.

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iOS7 & Ecommerce: EBay, Zappos iOS 7 Updates Capture "First Mover" Advantages

iOS7 & Ecommerce: EBay, Zappos iOS 7 Updates Capture "First Mover" Advantages | Ecom Revolution | Scoop.it
Mobile Commerce Daily today - EBay, Zappos get first-mover advantage with iOS 7 app updates; Blimpie engages millenials with in-app offers in new mobile game; U.S. Bank integrates with Western Union to simplify mobile money transfers.
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What are implications of new iOS7? Ebay and Zappos think Apple's iOS7 will be a game changer as they crunch to launch new apps at Apple launch.

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How Mobile Shopping Gets Better In 2013

How Mobile Shopping Gets Better In 2013 | Ecom Revolution | Scoop.it
How Mobile Shopping Will Improve in the Future http://t.co/IhWyTnB7 #Mobile #Mcommerce #Ecommerce
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Some improvements will come from how we as ecommerce merchants structure our presentation, data and offers. Other improvements in "mcommerce" are going to come from technology. This article from Mobile Commerce Daily covers both of these trends with ways mobile shopping bets better in 2013.

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Ecommerce Revolution Manifesto: Join & Contribute

Ecommerce Revolution Manifesto: Join & Contribute | Ecom Revolution | Scoop.it

Revolution Has Begun, Now Join & Contribute
Are you as frustrated, bored and wanting more from ecommerce as we are? "We" is five marketing, merchants and Magento programmers who know TOGETHER we change the way we communicate, share and sell things to one another.

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Future of Shopping: eBay's Pitman & Motif's Walia via @Curagami

Future of Shopping: eBay's Pitman & Motif's Walia via @Curagami | Ecom Revolution | Scoop.it

By mashing eBay's Pitman with Motif's Walia we see the functional, social and mobile future of online retailing, ecommerce and mobile / social shopping.

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Top Ten Online Shopping Websites

Top Ten Online Shopping Websites | Ecom Revolution | Scoop.it
best online shopping websites, popular ecommerce stores, list of sites for online shoppers, top ten ecommerce websites, websites like flipkart, amazon, ebay
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A few "new to me" sites on this list along with the usual suspects.

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