Site Search Can Make – or Break – the Omnichannel Experience

My team at Rio SEO exhibited at the recent Shop.org in Dallas. During the event RichRelevance released some interesting research from their  survey of 1,006 U.S. shoppers showing that site search is a key factor in driving customer purchase success followed by the importance of having ratings & reviews readily available. The new research that drills […]

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The 2016 U.S. Mobile App Report

Digital media time in the U.S. continues to increase – growing more than 50 percent in the past three years, with nearly 90 percent of that growth directly attributable to the mobile app. Mobile has grown so fast that it’s now the leading digital platform, with total activity on smartphones and tablets accounting for two-thirds […]

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Go Bigger With Beacons

Retailers are always searching for ways to enhance the in-store shopping experience. Now, beacon technology allows them to reach out to customers on mobile as they shop, to deliver special offers and real-time answers to their in-store questions. Read our new white paper, Location, Location, Location: Where Your Customers Are Matters and What You Can […]

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WalMart Acquires Jet.Com -Will They Leverage the innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurial Spirit?

  Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Jet.com, Inc.  announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Walmart to acquire Jet for approximately $3 billion in cash, a portion of which will be paid over time. Additionally, $300 million of Walmart shares will be paid over time as part of the transaction. This is a huge […]

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The Changing Digital Commerce Landscape

Image from Gartner Inc.    According to the Center For Media Research  Report on a SumoHeavy study of over 1,000 U.S. consumers, the digital commerce landscape is quickly evolving, and there are many variables that impact the online shopping experience.  Looking for a better understanding of how consumers feel and interact with various devices, channels, and features, the study […]

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