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  • Amazon remains king of online buzz, but the race is tightening

    / Technology

    Amazon remains king of online buzz, but the race is tightening

    Consumers wrote 4.2 million posts in the social media realm about Amazon.com in March, 91% of them positive in tone, making Amazon the most talked-about web site, according to Zeta Interactive. But The Home Depot and Lowe’s are gaining ground.

    Posted 04/08/2010Zak StamborPost a comment

    Consumers wrote 4.2 million posts in the social media realm about Amazon.com in March, 91% of them positive in tone, making Amazon the most talked-about web site, according to Zeta Interactive. But The Home Depot and Lowe’s are gaining ground.
  • / Technology

    Home Depot builds a new interactive gift card strategy

    By letting shoppers personalize gift cards online, including with their own uploaded photos, Home Depot expects to increase the rate of card redemption and drive more incremental sales, director of gift card programs Michael Homiak says.

    Posted 11/05/2009Paul DemeryPost a comment

    By letting shoppers personalize gift cards online, including with their own uploaded photos, Home Depot expects to increase the rate of card redemption and drive more incremental sales, director of gift card programs Michael Homiak says.
  • / Technology

    Trade groups NRF and RILA call off planned merger

    No reason was given for the ending of merger talks between the National Retail Federation, which calls itself the world’s largest retailer organization, and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. One e-retailer says the announcement is good news.

    Posted 06/25/2009Paul DemeryPost a comment

    No reason was given for the ending of merger talks between the National Retail Federation, which calls itself the world’s largest retailer organization, and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. One e-retailer says the announcement is good news.
  • / Technology

    Put a face to an e-commerce site, reputation expert advises

    Consumers want to know who they’re doing business with, and that presents a special challenge for e-retailers that don’t interact with customers face to face, says the managing director of the Reputation Institute.

    Posted 06/05/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Consumers want to know who they’re doing business with, and that presents a special challenge for e-retailers that don’t interact with customers face to face, says the managing director of the Reputation Institute.
  • / E-Retailers

    After years of steady growth, 2008 web sales drop for Office Depot

    For the year, web sales for Office Depot declined 2% after growing in 2007 and 2006 by 14% and 11.6%, respectively. Total revenue for the office supplies chain dropped by 6.6% in 2008.

    Posted 02/24/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    For the year, web sales for Office Depot declined 2% after growing in 2007 and 2006 by 14% and 11.6%, respectively. Total revenue for the office supplies chain dropped by 6.6% in 2008.
  • / Marketing

    More e-retailers speak consumers’ languages

    Unlike bricks-and-mortar stores, e-retailers can market to just about any consumer with a PC and Internet access. Except, that is, if a consumer can’t understand the site. And so, many retailers are translating their sites into languages beyond English.

    Posted 01/07/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Unlike bricks-and-mortar stores, e-retailers can market to just about any consumer with a PC and Internet access. Except, that is, if a consumer can’t understand the site. And so, many retailers are translating their sites into languages beyond English.
  • / E-Retailers

    Overstock names Home Depot vet as finance vice president

    Overstock.com has appointed Steve Chesnut senior vice president of finance. Earlier in his career, he served in a variety of capacities at The Home Depot, including director of strategic planning.

    Posted 01/05/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Overstock.com has appointed Steve Chesnut senior vice president of finance. Earlier in his career, he served in a variety of capacities at The Home Depot, including director of strategic planning.
  • / E-Retailers

    Office Depot shutters stores and sheds staff

    To reduce operating costs, Office Depot, will close 112 underperforming stores and six distribution centers. Office Depot will take a charge in the fourth quarter and beyond of $270 million to $300 million to pay for the consolidation.

    Posted 12/10/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    To reduce operating costs, Office Depot, will close 112 underperforming stores and six distribution centers. Office Depot will take a charge in the fourth quarter and beyond of $270 million to $300 million to pay for the consolidation.
  • / Marketing

    Home Depot targets Hispanic shoppers with Spanish-language site

    The new Spanish version of HomeDepot.com gives shoppers access to more than 40,000 items – the same number as the English site. Best Buy and Avon also have introduced Spanish-language e-commerce sites this year.

    Posted 11/18/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    The new Spanish version of HomeDepot.com gives shoppers access to more than 40,000 items – the same number as the English site. Best Buy and Avon also have introduced Spanish-language e-commerce sites this year.
  • / E-Retailers

    The Home Depot grabs a new CIO from eBay

    The Home Depot has named Matt Carey executive vice president and chief information officer. Carey previously was senior vice president and chief technology officer at eBay.

    Posted 09/08/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    The Home Depot has named Matt Carey executive vice president and chief information officer. Carey previously was senior vice president and chief technology officer at eBay.

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