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Retailers Try to Monetize Social Media Outreach - eMarketer

Retailers Try to Monetize Social Media Outreach - eMarketer | Retail | Scoop.it

More than half promote merchandise, but few can demonstrate monetization.
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GoToWebinar : Webinars Made Easy. Award-Winning Web Casting & Online Seminar Hosting Software

GoToWebinar : Webinars Made Easy. Award-Winning Web Casting & Online Seminar Hosting Software | Retail | Scoop.it
Webinars, Web events & Web casting made easy. Set up Webinars quickly and easily for up to 1,000 attendees. Try it free today!
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Does A Booming Economy Actually Make People Happier? @PSFK

Does A Booming Economy Actually Make People Happier? @PSFK | Retail | Scoop.it
When asked what mattered most to them, people in the UK responded that it's the immaterial things in life that actually make them happy.
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Quick Stat: 72.6% of Internet Users Will Buy Online in 2011 – The eMarketer Blog

More than seven out of 10 internet users are online buyers, and the gap is slowly narrowing. In 2011, 148 million US consumers ages 14 and older will make at least one purchase online, according to eMarketer estimates. From 2010 to 2015, nearly 30 million consumers will join the ranks of online buyers, representing 3.9% CAGR.
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3D Augmented Reality Video With Kinect + iPad

3D Augmented Reality Video With Kinect + iPad | Retail | Scoop.it
Here is an interesting augmented reality 3D Video Experiment. It uses an Xbox Kinect to map the video data, then uses the String Augmented Reality SDK to display what looks and feels like 3D video on the iPad, activated by a QR code. Pretty cool yeah?
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Main News - SCTA President: Aramco is a key partner in the national tourism and social responsibility

Main News - SCTA President: Aramco is a key partner in the national tourism and social responsibility | Retail | Scoop.it
SCTA President: Aramco is a key partner in the national tourism and social responsibility http://t.co/5g8QT7V...
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Online shopping's on the rise – but why are we waiting?

Online shopping's on the rise – but why are we waiting? | Retail | Scoop.it
British shoppers spent £31.5bn online in the first half of 2011, though many complained about unpredictable delivery times...
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Mobile retail search traffic quadruples | News | New Media Age

Mobile retail search traffic quadruples | News | New Media Age | Retail | Scoop.it
The number of consumers searching for retail information on their mobiles quadrupled in the three months to June, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium and Google.
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UK retailers to increase mobile commerce spend by 12% | News | New Media Age

The UK’s top 100 retailers are to increase their spend on mobile and ecommerce over the next year, according to Martec International’s latest IT in Retail research report.
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Nielsen | Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Survey Q2 2011

Nielsen | Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Survey Q2 2011 | Retail | Scoop.it
Global online confidence declined to its lowest level in six quarters as economic recovery hit a stumbling block.
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Internet Retailing » Sports Direct’s online sales rise by 97%

Internet Retailing » Sports Direct’s online sales rise by 97% | Retail | Scoop.it
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P&G Uses Branded Entertainment As A Strategic Tool [Headlines] - PSFK

P&G Uses Branded Entertainment As A Strategic Tool [Headlines] - PSFK | Retail | Scoop.it
Procter and Gamble are considering brand-sponsored TV programming that is suitable for their main consumers: families.
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New Android Marketplace Adds Movie Rentals and Book Store

New Android Marketplace Adds Movie Rentals and Book Store | Retail | Scoop.it
Google today announced the release of a major update that completely revises the Android Marketplace. The Marketplace will no longer be just a place from which you download apps – at least if you live in the United States. Users will be able to rent movies and purchase digital books on their smartphones. Movie rentals start at $1.99 and can be either streamed to your phone or downloaded for viewing while you’re in an area without data service.
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Mobile Retail Most Accessed by UK Smartphone Users in EU5

Mobile Retail Most Accessed by UK Smartphone Users in EU5 | Retail | Scoop.it
In the EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK), 6.3 percent of all mobile users reported having accessed an online auction site, 5.8 perc...
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10 amazing e-commerce infographics

10 amazing e-commerce infographics | Retail | Scoop.it
I've rounded up ten recent infographics on e-commerce and related issues, including delivery, social commerce, and how the use of colour affects purchase habits.
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Domino's Pizza Runs Unfiltered Customer Comments on Times Square Billboard

Domino's Pizza Runs Unfiltered Customer Comments on Times Square Billboard | Retail | Scoop.it
In its latest effort at transparency, Domino's Pizza is running a Times Square billboard with a ticker displaying users' (almost) unfiltered real-time comments.
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Video in Ecommerce: Success Strategies Come into Focus - eMarketer

Video in Ecommerce: Success Strategies Come into Focus - eMarketer | Retail | Scoop.it
Ecommerce video has grown in the past year, with 73% of US retail sites now using video. However, merchants still have room for growth in scaling their programs and maximizing visibility.
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15 Beautiful and Creative QR Codes [PICS]

15 Beautiful and Creative QR Codes [PICS] | Retail | Scoop.it
Creative QR codes can entice consumers into scanning them. We've found 15 excellent examples in our inspirational gallery.
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Online shopping's on the rise – but why are we waiting?

Online shopping's on the rise – but why are we waiting? | Retail | Scoop.it
British shoppers spent £31.5bn online in the first half of 2011, though many complained about unpredictable delivery times...
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Sainsbury's debuts transactional mobile site | News | New Media Age

Sainsbury's debuts transactional mobile site | News | New Media Age | Retail | Scoop.it
Sainsbury’s has launched a transactional mobile site that lets users reserve items from their phones and then collect in store.
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Which is the most popular UK retailer on Facebook?

Which is the most popular UK retailer on Facebook? | Retail | Scoop.it
TopShop remains the most popular UK retailer on Facebook, with more than 1.5m fans, while ASOS is one of the fastest growing, adding around 400,000 new followers since April. ...
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Japanese Vending Machine Dispenses EBooks - PSFK

Japanese Vending Machine Dispenses EBooks - PSFK | Retail | Scoop.it
A new concept spotted in Japan has the ability to sell eBooks through QR codes.
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How P&G Uses Branded Entertainment As A Strategic Tool

How P&G Uses Branded Entertainment As A Strategic Tool | Retail | Scoop.it
For more than 170 years, P&G has been a company of brands whose purpose is to improve everyday life in small but meaningful ways.
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Pop-Up Fashion Restaurants

Pop-Up Fashion Restaurants | Retail | Scoop.it
In a surprising move, fashion label Mastermind JAPAN has launched the mastermind JAPAN x The Great Burger pop-up restaurant.

Mastermind JAPAN has always been well known for producing some of the finest clothes with a rebel attitude. The Japanese brand is now venturing into the culinary world by opening up a pop-up joint that serves up scrumptious food. The Mastermind JAPAN x The Great Burger combines the company with the famous burger destination located in the Harajuku area in Tokyo, Japan. The restaurant will have four different burgers served on a special plate decorated with the brand’s skull and crossbones logo. There will also be a keychain available as a souvenir.
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