Design & Development

Using MoSCoW Prioritization for Ecommerce Projects

Ecommerce businesses, like all businesses, have tasks or jobs that need to be done. Organizing tasks into priorities may help ecommerce owners and managers...

12 New Ecommerce Books for Fall 2017

Fall is here, and with it comes a new batch of ecommerce books. There are titles on podcasting, invention, global ecommerce, creating a brand...

Ecommerce Product Releases: September 17, 2017

Here is a list of product releases and updates for mid-September from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on advertising,...

Ecommerce Briefs: Walmart Steps Up Acquisitions

One economic sector’s implosion is another sector’s lucky break. Physical store closures are disproportionately occurring in the apparel category, pushing more consumers to online...

Can Personalization Save Shopping Malls?

The rise of ecommerce is impacting shopping malls. Traffic and sales are down significantly. 2017 has been a particularly bad year for brick-and-mortar retailers,...

Legal: Protect Against Counterfeit Goods with Amazon Brand Gating

There is no question that service providers like Amazon must constantly be on guard against nefarious third party sellers who might use their service...

10 Great Ecommerce Ideas for September 2017

Practical Ecommerce periodically asks industry insiders to share a great, innovative idea that could help an ecommerce company. Here’s what 10 of them had...

5 Ways Brick-and-mortar Retailers Can Get Started in Ecommerce

In spite of what you may have heard, not every retailer is selling online, not every physical store is closing, and some successful brick-and-mortar...

August 2017 Top 10: Our Most Popular Posts

What follows are our 10 most popular articles for August 2017, recognizing that articles we published earlier in the month are more likely to...

Ecommerce Briefs: Amazon’s Earnings; Walmart’s In-store Pickup

“Ecommerce Briefs” is my occasional series on news and developments from online merchants. In this installment, I’ll decipher Amazon’s Q2 2017 financial results and...

Algopix C.E.O. on Marketplaces, Brands, and Resellers

Given the ease with which brands and manufacturers can sell their products directly to consumers, many observers believe the future of resellers is limited....

Ecommerce Product Releases: August 1, 2017

Here is a list of product releases and updates for late July from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on...