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  • / Technology

    A successful online contest is forcing Golfballs.com to add servers

    4,000 entries and 100,000 votes at a Golfballs.com design-a-shoe contest is forcing the online retailer to add servers. "We’re stunned at the response,” says CEO Tom Cox. Contestants are eligible to win a $1,000 GolfBalls.com gift certificate.

    Posted 07/31/2007Kurt PetersPost a comment

    4,000 entries and 100,000 votes at a Golfballs.com design-a-shoe contest is forcing the online retailer to add servers. "We’re stunned at the response,” says CEO Tom Cox. Contestants are eligible to win a $1,000 GolfBalls.com gift certificate.
  • / E-Retailers

    First quarter web sales drop by 7% at Brown Shoe

    Web sales for Brown Shoe, which owns and operates Shoes.com, cooled in the first quarter. In Q1 e-commerce revenue decreased by 6.8% to about $16.4 million.

    Posted 05/21/2008Mark BrohanPost a comment

    Web sales for Brown Shoe, which owns and operates Shoes.com, cooled in the first quarter. In Q1 e-commerce revenue decreased by 6.8% to about $16.4 million.
  • Reebok launches a new e-commerce site

    To appeal to male Hispanics, Reebok is launching Barriorbk.com. In addition to an online store, the site features RBK Radio, a digital media program.

    Posted 11/21/2005Mark BrohanPost a comment

    To appeal to male Hispanics, Reebok is launching Barriorbk.com. In addition to an online store, the site features RBK Radio, a digital media program.
  • / E-Retailers

    CEO buys a controlling interest in Canadian boots retailer

    Stephen Encarnacao, a former executive with Reebok, has purchased a controlling interest in multichannel retailer Dayton Boots Enterprises, which he leads as CEO. He compares Dayton to Reebok in its early days, and predicts similar long-term success.

    Posted 10/09/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Stephen Encarnacao, a former executive with Reebok, has purchased a controlling interest in multichannel retailer Dayton Boots Enterprises, which he leads as CEO. He compares Dayton to Reebok in its early days, and predicts similar long-term success.
  • / E-Retailers

    E-commerce sales continue to slide for Shoes.com in third quarter

    Shoes.com reported third quarter web sales were down 8.7% from the prior year quarter. Shoes.com accounted for 2.8% of sales for parent Brown Shoe compared with 3% in Q3 last year.

    Posted 12/16/2009Bill BriggsPost a comment

    Shoes.com reported third quarter web sales were down 8.7% from the prior year quarter. Shoes.com accounted for 2.8% of sales for parent Brown Shoe compared with 3% in Q3 last year.
  • / Marketing

    Shoetube.tv steps out with first footwear boutique

    Footwear-focused web video channel and social network Shoetube.tv has redesigned its web site. The site, targeted toward women, now allows consumers to shop for Nine West shoes though a boutique section.

    Posted 09/30/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    Footwear-focused web video channel and social network Shoetube.tv has redesigned its web site. The site, targeted toward women, now allows consumers to shop for Nine West shoes though a boutique section.
  • / Marketing

    SmartBargains.com relaunch steps up focus on shoes

    A dedicated online shoe store within the new SmartBargains.com blows out the category by hundreds of styles. The discount-priced yet carefully edited assortment fills a lack online, says the retailer.

    Posted 09/15/2006Paul DemeryPost a comment

    A dedicated online shoe store within the new SmartBargains.com blows out the category by hundreds of styles. The discount-priced yet carefully edited assortment fills a lack online, says the retailer.
  • / Technology

    Nike trots out a revamped NikePlus.com

    In conjunction with Nike + SportBand, Nike also is rolling out an updated NikePlus.com, which now features more personalization, social networking and an enhanced shoe configuration application. NikePlus.com has about two million community members.

    Posted 07/15/2009Mark BrohanPost a comment

    In conjunction with Nike + SportBand, Nike also is rolling out an updated NikePlus.com, which now features more personalization, social networking and an enhanced shoe configuration application. NikePlus.com has about two million community members.
  • / E-Retailers

    Target marketing lifts conversion rates for DiscountDance.com

    DiscountDance.com has boosted conversion rates by aiming marketing campaigns according to dance discipline, says John Miller, information technology director. Conversion rates rose to 7% last year, up from 6% in 2006.

    Posted 01/23/2008Mark BrohanPost a comment

    DiscountDance.com has boosted conversion rates by aiming marketing campaigns according to dance discipline, says John Miller, information technology director. Conversion rates rose to 7% last year, up from 6% in 2006.
  • A sole of one`s own

    Web merchants are always on the lookout for ways to personalize their products. Nike.com has gone the distance with a feature that allows customers to build athletic shoes to order. The feature, known as Nike ID, lets customers design cross-training or running shoes right down to the eight-character word on the heel and the color of the Nike swoosh. As users build their shoes, a color graphic lets them preview color combinations before buying....

    Posted 12/26/2000Don DavisPost a comment

    Web merchants are always on the lookout for ways to personalize their products. Nike.com has gone the distance with a feature that allows customers to build athletic shoes to order. The feature, known as Nike ID, lets customers design cross-training or running shoes right down to the eight…

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