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  • / Technology

    Year-end cash-back program contributes to Market America’s 35% growth

    Mass market web retailer and online marketplace operator Market America rolled out a 2% cash-back program in November that helped boost 2009 online sales to $321.3 million, a 35% increase compared with 2008.

    Posted 01/27/2010Mark BrohanPost a comment

    Mass market web retailer and online marketplace operator Market America rolled out a 2% cash-back program in November that helped boost 2009 online sales to $321.3 million, a 35% increase compared with 2008.

    Related Content:Marketamerica

  • Firepond reduces staff by 30%

    Firepond, which develops web-based selling, customer acquisition and service systems, says it will lay off 30% of its workforce as part of a restructuring.

    Posted 06/15/2001Internet RetailerPost a comment

    Firepond, which develops web-based selling, customer acquisition and service systems, says it will lay off 30% of its workforce as part of a restructuring.
  • / Technology

    Using kiosks to streamline retail store hiring

    Some retailers are using in-store kiosks to streamline the hiring of hourly workers, reports Unicru, a provider of web-based recruitment systems for retailers such as Kmart. In some cases, retailers cut the applicant processing time by 85%.

    Posted 08/23/2002Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Some retailers are using in-store kiosks to streamline the hiring of hourly workers, reports Unicru, a provider of web-based recruitment systems for retailers such as Kmart. In some cases, retailers cut the applicant processing time by 85%.
  • Average compensation levels for top EC jobs show decline year to year

    In what may reflect general economic conditions, compensation has stayed about the same or dropped since last year, according to data from Mercer.

    Posted 10/08/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    In what may reflect general economic conditions, compensation has stayed about the same or dropped since last year, according to data from Mercer.
  • / Technology

    Flooz up 400% in Q4

    Flooz.com, the creator of online gift currency, experienced record growth in fourth quarter 2000 with sales up 400% over the same period in 1999. According to Media Metrix, Flooz.com stood in contrast to most online retail sites, where traffic the week before Christmas was down from the holiday peak in early December. Media Metrix reported that Flooz.com had an 86.1% week-over-week increase from the week ending Dec. 17 to the week ending Dec. 24....

    Posted 01/30/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Flooz.com, the creator of online gift currency, experienced record growth in fourth quarter 2000 with sales up 400% over the same period in 1999. According to Media Metrix, Flooz.com stood in contrast to most online retail sites, where traffic the week before Christmas was down from the holiday…
  • IT staff burnout verges on universal, META Group reports

    More than 71% of IT managers told META Group researchers that IT staff burnout is a serious issue in their organizations, up from about 60% a year ago. The phenomenon is appearing across industries, META reports.

    Posted 03/21/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    More than 71% of IT managers told META Group researchers that IT staff burnout is a serious issue in their organizations, up from about 60% a year ago. The phenomenon is appearing across industries, META reports.
  • Half of retail CIOs feel the pinch of heavier workloads

    When asked “How has the workload of your IT staff changed in the last 12 months?” in a Robert Half survey, 50% of retail CIOs said they had experienced an increase, with 19% characterizing the increase as significant and 31% as somewhat.

    Posted 08/08/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    When asked “How has the workload of your IT staff changed in the last 12 months?” in a Robert Half survey, 50% of retail CIOs said they had experienced an increase, with 19% characterizing the increase as significant and 31% as somewhat.
  • / Marketing

    New GiftCertificates.com microsite aimed at corporate customers

    GiftCertificates.com’s new Redemption Experience for SuperCertificates enables corporations’ incentive program administrators to customize and brand the redemption process for the e-retailer’s SuperCertificates, gift certificates.

    Posted 02/13/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    GiftCertificates.com’s new Redemption Experience for SuperCertificates enables corporations’ incentive program administrators to customize and brand the redemption process for the e-retailer’s SuperCertificates, gift certificates.
  • Good help is hard to find

    With online talent in short supply, retailers increasingly grow their own.

    Posted 06/01/2007Internet RetailerPost a comment

    With online talent in short supply, retailers increasingly grow their own.

    Related Content:Billy May

  • A lot of fish are swimming by the lure; it`s up to merchants to get them to bite

    The Internet is about change. And nothing has changed more in the last 12 to 18 months than the competitive online environment. Online merchants must adopt new methods to keep visitors coming back and-even more importantly-making repeat purchases. When the Internet was new, consumers flocked to the Web just to see what was available. Now there are thousands of online merchants all trying to capture the consumer’s attention and dollars. Today...

    Posted 12/26/2000Don DavisPost a comment

    The Internet is about change. And nothing has changed more in the last 12 to 18 months than the competitive online environment. Online merchants must adopt new methods to keep visitors coming back and-even more importantly-making repeat purchases. When the Internet was new, consumers flocked to the…

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