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A Small Retailer Tries to Compete With the Big Boys Online

A Small Retailer Tries to Compete With the Big Boys Online | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

Can a company this small go head-to-head with such powerhouses as Macy's, Nordstrom, Target, Babies "R" Us, and Diapers.com? It isn't easy. "We are not scared of criticism," said one of the owners.

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Seven Ways to Make a Personal Connection with Customers that Lead to More Sales

Seven Ways to Make a Personal Connection with Customers that Lead to More Sales | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

Common sense stuff that you can apply to ANY online or offline business. 

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iPad conversion rates twice as high as desktop: stats

iPad conversion rates twice as high as desktop: stats | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it
iPad conversion rates are double that of desktop, and almost twice as high as other mobile devices, according to stats that show the value of tablet users for online retailers. ...
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The success story of a home-made cereal with a very unusual name - 'HOLY CRAP'

The success story of a home-made cereal with a very unusual name - 'HOLY CRAP' | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

Just goes to show how a quirky and unique name can make a whole lot of difference to sales. I mean, wouldn't you be at least a little intirgued with a cereal called 'Holy Crap'!? But watch out, being too clever-clever can backfire. 

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US Online Sales Reached A Record $6 Billion Last Week

US Online Sales Reached A Record $6 Billion Last Week | Great Business Ideas | Scoop.it

U.S. shoppers are still spending heavily online after a record-busting "Cyber Monday. According to comScore. shoppers spent nearly $6 billion online on Monday through Friday last week — a record.On Cyber Monday itself, sales reached $1.25 billion, the biggest online shopping day in history. Online sales on Tuesday and Wednesday also broke $1 billion.

Cyber Monday sales topped $1 billion for the first time last year.

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