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Online Retail Sales

Online retail sales are climbing. The independent research company, Forrester Research, Inc., attributes 9 percent of all US retail sales to online purchases, and predicts that by 2014 that will increase to 11 percent. Overall retail sales were up 3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010, however online sales were up 13.5 percent…(Read More)

Practical E-commerce

Bret’s series on brick-and-mortar retailers and their move online continues with specific planning tips. The first installment, “How Small Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Succeed Online; 4 Keys,” offered sound advice on how retailers can compete online. This next article, published by Practical Ecommerce, lists five tips any retailer should consider before opening…(Read More)

Practical E-commerce

Bret Williams is writing a series of articles focusing on the issues facing small, brick-and-mortar retailers as they migrate online. The first in the series, distributed by Practical Ecommerce, can be read in full here. In it he discusses how small online retailers can compete with large companies like Walmart and Amazon. Be…(Read More)

E-commerce Growth

eMarketer is forecasting that e-commerce spending is expected to grow 13.7% to $51.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010. Last year’s 4th quarter sales were $45.2 billion. That translates to a 2010 full-year projection of $162.4 billion in online retail sales, up 12.7% over 2009. It…(Read More)

Cyndi Williams

As COO and co-founder of novusweb®, Cyndi focuses on managing online operations for select clients. She is an expert in operating stores, including fulfillment, advertising, and social media.