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Posts under e-Commerce Category

May. 29, 2012

This post is a long overdue follow-up to a blog post I wrote back in June, 2010. In that post, I complained, kvetched even, that this false notion that what we do on the internet should be more private than…

May. 14, 2012

Consumers in both the United States and Canada are on track to spend record in online purchases in 2012. According to a report by GroupM, online sales per user is expected to push beyond $1,000 in both countries. The projections…

Dec. 3, 2010

From CMA Watching Brief: The creation of a compulsory, universal do-not-track mechanism that would threaten e-commerce by giving consumers the type of control they gained over marketers with the national do-not-call registry is picking up speed. Most recently, the U.S….

Nov. 30, 2010

Cyber Monday numbers are in from Coremetrics and as expected, the results are even more encouraging than a pretty strong showing on Black Friday. Cyber Monday 2010 saw nearly a 20% increase in online sales from the same day last…

Nov. 28, 2010

The initial Black Friday reports are in from Coremetrics. Online shopping saw a huge boost with spending increasing 15.9% from a year ago. The average order was also up 12.1% from $170.19 to $190.80. Health and beauty saw some very…

Jun. 21, 2010

I recall sitting at a breakfast group meeting at the Marshes in Ottawa ten years ago almost to the day. I can not for the life of me remember who was speaking, but the topic of the discussion has stayed…