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Is Monetization the Next Step for Virtual Reality?

Apr 24, 2015 - A number of brands have tested out virtual reality (VR) on a small scale, but few have monetized it. Now, tech companies have started collaborating with ad agencies to envision a role for VR in e-commerce. Comments

How to Develop Genuine Loyalty With Retail Customers

customer-loyalty Apr 24, 2015 - These days marketers have a new set of challenges when trying to connect with customers. How can you build a loyal following? Comments

Wearables Part 2: The Case for B2B

asia-retail-shopping-bags Apr 21, 2015 - Brands have much to gain from the combination of technological advances in wearables and mobile connectivity that are changing the way retail works in the vibrant Asian market. Comments

Why eBay and Amazon Will Redefine Local Commerce

local-ecommerce Apr 8, 2015 - The two e-commerce giants are changing the game for local commerce, and here are three things you can do about it. Comments

The 6 Biggest Takeaways From Amazon’s Dash Button

amazon-dash-button-laundry Apr 7, 2015 - Amazon's Dash Button is set to take the future of e-commerce by storm. What can we expect from the new technology? Comments

VIDEO: Nine West Captures 'Nostalgic Moments' With Content Marketing

julie-booth-ninewest Apr 6, 2015 - In this video interview, Julie Booth, digital director for Nine West Group, talked about how the brand integrates storytelling into its content strategy and how it partners with fashion bloggers. Comments

Amazon Goes Local With Home Services

amazon logo Apr 6, 2015 - Amazon's new Home Services may help the e-commerce giant cement its status as a local service marketplace provider across the country. Comments

Cellarmaster Wines Trials Virtual Pop-Up Store in Hong Kong Subway

cellarmaster-wines-tst Mar 19, 2015 - Online wine retailer Cellarmaster Wines has used a virtual pop-up store in a Hong Kong subway station to test engagement and mobile commerce capabilities. Comments

AmEx to Launch First Multi-Brand Loyalty Program

loyalty-cards Mar 19, 2015 - American Express is partnering with brands like Macy's, AT&T, ExxonMobil, and Hulu for Plenti, an upcoming loyalty program that works across a variety of stores and payment methods. Comments

SXSW 2015: Shazam Partners With Brands to Simplify Search

shazam-mobile Mar 16, 2015 - Shazam's chief product officer, Daniel Danker, spoke with ClickZ at South by Southwest about a new feature on the brand's app that will use images and audio for search. Comments

Contextual Commerce Is About to Change the Shopping Experience

contextual-commerce Mar 10, 2015 - Contextual commerce combines the power of data from devices like wearables and smartphones with the ease of interaction in physical spaces. But does it blur the line between convenient and invasive? Comments

Amazon Opens Tmall Store to Boost China Sales

amazon-china-logo Mar 9, 2015 - Amazon has opened an e-commerce store on Alibaba's Tmall retail platform to reach more Chinese shoppers online. Comments

How Social Media Can Jumpstart Your Customer Base (and Brand)

social-data-understand Mar 4, 2015 - Companies without massive budgets should be taking advantage of the benefits of social media to boost their brand's marketing efforts. Comments

Big Data in China Is a Big Deal

china-big-data Feb 16, 2015 - Big data means different things in different regions – in China retailers are finding ways to make it useful. Comments

E-Commerce: Southeast Asian Style

thailand-e-commerce Feb 15, 2015 - There are a number of challenges to the growth of e-commerce in Southeast Asia, but that shouldn't stop any brand from having a strategy for the region. Comments

Alibaba Pushes Into Indonesian E-Commerce Market

shutterstock-163502138-online-payment Feb 12, 2015 - China's AliExpress is working with local Indonesian e-payment and logistics service providers for a major push into Southeast Asia's e-commerce market. Comments

Weibo Boosts User Numbers With Chinese New Year Cash Giveaway

chinese-new-year-hongbao Feb 11, 2015 - Weibo has partnered with Alipay to launch a Chinese New Year lucky gift campaign in a bid to recruit users back to the site, and offer greater exposure for brands. Comments

Line Paves Way for M-Commerce in Southeast Asia With Mobile Grocery Service

line-lineshop-logo Feb 4, 2015 - Line’s first mobile grocery app in Thailand is part of an aggressive push into m-commerce across the wider Southeast Asian region, opening up new opportunities for brands in the process. Comments

WeChat a Must for Western Brands in China

china-mobile-commerce Jan 29, 2015 - WeChat is the darling of the Chinese app world and no brand should be considering a foray into China without it. Comments

Retailers Could Deploy Beacons in New Ways in 2015

retail-smallbusiness Jan 29, 2015 - Industry experts anticipate that beacon marketing will rise in popularity in 2015. So how can marketers leverage the rich amount of data beacons provide? Comments

Are Consumers Gaming You? Let Them, Says Mindshare Study

consumer-gaming-system Jan 27, 2015 - A new study from Mindshare indicates that almost half of respondents have tried to get better deals and offers by walking away from shopping carts or carefully selecting online shopping days. Comments

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