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Upstream Commerce Unveils New MAP Monitor™ Solution To Track & Document MAP Pricing Violations

UC logo 200 x 190CHICAGO – Wednesday, June 11, 2014 — Retail Intelligence leader, Upstream Commerce, today, at the IRCE 2014 Conference in Chicago, unveiled the latest solution in their price intelligence toolbox, MAP Monitor™.  This tool gives retailers the capability to identify, document, and track corrections of MAP pricing violations. “In today’s hyper-...
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Over 60% of Smartphone & Tablet Owners Plan To Price-Compare Among All Retailers While Holiday Shopping

A recent Prosper Mobile Insights Online Survey by SSI (Survey Sampling International) found that 55.3% of mobile device owners completing a survey via their mobile devices said they plan to use a smartphone or tablet for holiday shopping this year… to research, compare prices, purchase, locate stores, or assist with other shopping tasks. 66.0% sai...
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8 Unique Factors Of The 2012 Holiday Shopping Season Every Retailer Should Know About – Part 3

The previous posts in this series about 2012 Holiday Retail Shopping discussed consumer thought-processes and what consumers might buy; how important retailer attitude and confidence will be without capitulating to any media hints of doom and gloom; and to start the season with value, not discounts. I stressed the importance of price tracking and mon...
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Why Competitive Price Monitoring Really Matters

The age-old question “Does price matter?” is more and more compelling in today’s world of Ecommerce and online retailing.  Should retailers compare prices with all the online competitors they can find? Should they wonder if their competitors know what they’re doing with their own pricing? Most important, how does an online retailer determine the ...
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Are Comparison Shopping Engines Hurting Your Online Retail Business?

Online retailers today simply cannot afford to ignore comparison shopping engines (CSEs) like Google Product Search, NexTag and Shopzilla, as they have rapidly grown in popularity and number over the past decade, and they have become widespread and significant tools to get consumers to your website. In many industries, they represent a significant ...
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