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Retail is a syndicated comic strip distributed by King Features Syndicate. It is authored and illustrated by Norm Feuti. It made its newspaper debut on January 1, 2006, and then gained quickly in popularity following articles in The New York Times and TIME Magazine.
The strip is set in a fictional department store called “Grumbel’s.” Grumbel’s provides a wide array of goods; customers have been shown shopping for anything from garden equipment and electronics to ...

Back-to-School Shopping Trends: VIDEO is KEY to Retail Clothing Sales for 2012 [Study]

Back to School Shopping Trends: VIDEO is KEY to Retail Clothing Sales for 2012 [Study]

New research from Google and Compete on back to school shopping trends in 2012 has found just how profoundly mobile and video have changed the shopping landscape for clothing and apparel. Here are a few highlights: More than 20% apparel consumers use their tablets or ...

Learn the Latest in Video Commerce with Top Retailers at the 2012 Video Commerce Summit

Learn the Latest in Video Commerce with Top Retailers at the 2012 Video Commerce Summit

Now that July is almost upon us, it's time to start gearing up for the 2012 Video Commerce Summit.  This event, sponsored by my company, Liveclicker, is just five and a half weeks away!  This year, the summit will take place August 9th and 10th in one of the ...

Paya to Offer Creators More Money with New Video Content Licensing Marketplace

Paya to Offer Creators More Money with New Video Content Licensing Marketplace

Making money is pretty much what drives the majority of people working in the online video industry and so it's important that you're able to maximize the income from all that work you do when you create content. Now,  Paya, has a new-ish way for ...

Retail Video Builds Consumer Confidence & Aids in E-Commerce Purchase Decisions

Retail Video Builds Consumer Confidence & Aids in E Commerce Purchase Decisions

Invodo recently dropped a whitepaper titled Delivering Superior Shopping Experiences Via Video: Consumer Insights and Retail Execution which looks at video on ecommerce sites, but from the perspective of the consumer. It's a pretty lengthy 27 pages so I won't go into all of the ...

Mobile Marketing Helps Reach Consumers In Retail Stores

Mobile Marketing Helps Reach Consumers In Retail Stores

More than half of U.S. smartphone users turned to their phone to perform retail-related activities while in a store, according to comScore. That could be taking a picture of a product, comparing prices or scanning bar codes for coupons. How can smart brands and retailers ...

11 Tips for E-Commerce Demo Videos That Drive Conversion

11 Tips for E Commerce Demo Videos That Drive Conversion

From rants to reviews, product conversations have shifted away from brand-sponsored websites and into the blogosphere. Blogs are increasingly where people go for useful how-tos and deep product dives from respected sources. But not all companies are taking this shift sitting down, and the smart ...

Online Video Brings Holiday Cheer To Retailers By Boosting Sales

Online Video Brings Holiday Cheer To Retailers By Boosting Sales

This holiday season, Liveclicker has been studying the impact of online video to the actual results of buying the product.  Taking analysis of over 7,500 videos across 25 e-commerce sites, Liveclicker discovered some interesting statistics involving the impact of the length of the video, and ...

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ads For November 2011

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ads For November 2011

November could well be rechristened 'Bro-vember' on the evidence of last month's Global Ads Chart. With guns, explosions, cars, gangsters, supermodels and even Chuck Norris all featuring in an action-packed top 20, November's most shared commercials at times felt like one big, hairy, testosterone-filled bromance. But ...

'My Business Story' Winners Featured in YouTube Homepage Ad For ‘Small Business Saturday’

My Business Story Winners Featured in YouTube Homepage Ad For ‘Small Business Saturday’

If you go to the YouTube homepage today, you will see the winners of the "My Business Story" contest that was announced by Google and American Express back on Oct. 25, 2011.  The 32 small businesses featured in today's YouTube homepage ad will be seen ...

VUDU Adds Downloads To Streaming Options, Some Competitors Follow

VUDU Adds Downloads To Streaming Options, Some Competitors Follow

The times, they are a' changin. It seems that every time we turn around the online video industry takes a step more towards what users want. This time round it's Wal-Mart's VUDU who is getting in step and showing us that they have been listening ...

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