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Edgecase Brings New Approach to Navigating Online Retailers

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The company previously known as Compare Metrics is relaunching today under the name Edgecase, with a new name and an upgraded product. Executives say Edgecase works with online shopping sites to rethink their navigation experience. CEO and co-founder Garrett Eastham said the conversion rates of online stores often trail behind brick-and-mortar stores, which he attributes to digital commerce platforms being ... Read More »

Etsy Aims to Get Sellers into Brick-and-Mortar Stores

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It may soon be easier to find coveted, crafty Etsy products in a local store. The Etsy Wholesale program, which just launched out of beta on Tuesday, is continuing to push a wholesale initiative to help the site’s more established sellers take the next step and sell their creations through third-party retailers, according to Fashionista. Vanessa Bertozzi, a senior program ... Read More »

YAY! First Standalone Store to Open for Rent the Runway

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Online dress and accessories rental company Rent the Runway is planning to open its first solo store after experimenting with “shop in shops” with other retailers over the past nine months, according to Fashionista. The store is set to open in New York City’s Flatiron district on Sept. 3 and will offer a rotating selection of 850 dresses and 200 ... Read More »

Staying Ahead of Competitive Pricing

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Competitive pricing is one of the key elements in a business’s continued success, and two companies have come together to optimize this as much as possible. 360pi and SAS, price intelligence and business analytics companies have decided to collaborate in creating a revenue optimization engine that will provide a feed of price intelligence so companies can stay current on competitive ... Read More »