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January 30, 2015 | 2310 Words

2015 ChannelAdvisor Same Store Sales Backgrounder and Schedule

Since 2009, ChannelAdvisor has been producing a monthly report we refer to as “Same Store Sales” (SSS) as a benchmark for our customers and the industry. These reports are intended to measure the relative performance of various online channels (e.g. eBay, Amazon, Shopping (, Search, Comparison Shopping Engines (or CSEs) , etc.) through which our customers, who are online retailers, sell their merchandise, and this information helps our customers make educated decisions about their use of various channels.
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January 30, 2015 | 808 Words

Own the E-Commerce Runway: EBay for Apparel Retailers

New York Fashion Week is creeping around the corner. In just a couple of weeks, the hottest looks will strut down the runway, debuting the new “in” trends to the world. Though your inventory may not be couture, the runway inspirations of the season can trickle down into all areas of the industry. The new colors and styles will be fresh and sellable. Apparel retailers, are you ready?
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January 28, 2015 | 878 Words

What Do Football and E-Commerce Have in Common?

For the next couple of days, we know it might be hard for many of you to get your minds off the game — or just the hoopla around it. So to boost your productivity during this countdown, try applying your favorite aspects of the event to your e-commerce strategy. Many of the elements that make this big game so exciting serve as reminders of what your online selling game should feature.
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