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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 ...

E-Commerce Video Urgency - Retailer Priorities Revealed

E Commerce Video Urgency   Retailer Priorities Revealed

I recently had the opportunity to speak at The National Retail Federation's BIG Show in New York City along with Eric Mahlstadt from Golfsmith. We shared retail video trends and Golfsmith's learnings in front of an audience of retailers. With the meteoric adoption of video ...

eCommerce Video Trends To Watch In 2011

eCommerce Video Trends To Watch In 2011

It's that time of year when predictions are made about the year ahead.  As we predicted at the start of last year, 2010 saw online retailers from Golfsmith and Verizon Wireless to Moosejaw and JC Penney deploy product video and realize rapid ROI. In 2011, ...

SEO for Ecommerce Product Videos – Do It Now If You Want To Stay Ahead!

SEO for Ecommerce Product Videos – Do It Now If You Want To Stay Ahead!

"Oh here we go”, you may be thinking to yourself. "More advice on the million and one things I supposedly need to do to stay ahead in the wonderful world of ecommerce. Everyday it may seem, to those of you who stay abreast of the latest ...

E-commerce Video Strategies From Streaming Media West

E commerce Video Strategies From Streaming Media West

We interviewed Justin Foster at the Streaming Media West Conference / Online Video Platform Summit in Los Angeles. Justin talked with us about e-commerce opportunities with retailer videos, social media, user-generated video innovations, YouTube marketing and more.

E-Commerce Retailers - Active In Social Media But Lacking Mobile Video and HTML5

E Commerce Retailers   Active In Social Media But Lacking Mobile Video and HTML5

Some retailers are more active in social media than you might imagine. A full 12% of them have more than one million fans. Brands in that category include Victoria's Secret, Kohl's, Nike, Target, Walmart and Best Buy). Over 50% have over 100,000 fans. I wish ...

Behind-the-Scenes: Qoof – The Evolution of Interactive Video Advertising?

Behind the Scenes: Qoof – The Evolution of Interactive Video Advertising?

Qoof, while having an odd sounding name (qoofy, even?), has an interesting product. While interactive videos and ads are nothing new the implementation is. Their in-player application allows you to quickly offer all manner of information and call-to-action. Jonathan Stefansky, Qoof CEO, took me on ...

10 Things To Consider When Choosing An Ecommerce Product Video Solution

10 Things To Consider When Choosing An Ecommerce Product Video Solution

So, you're thinking about adding product videos to your ecommerce site. Once you've made your decision you'll quickly realize there are a fair deal of things you need to consider in terms of the implementation of your video solution. In order to help you figure ...

Amazon Wants Your VOD Dollars, But Can It Sell Itself?

Amazon Wants Your VOD Dollars, But Can It Sell Itself?

Amazon has finally jumped head first into the video-on-demand pool after standing on the edge and dipping its toe in for what seemed like ever. The monstrous, global eRetailer have gone into the deep end and are swimming for gold. This will be another subscription-based ...

Does Uploading Videos To YouTube Cannibalize Website Video SEO?

Does Uploading Videos To YouTube Cannibalize Website Video SEO?

To YouTube or NOT to YouTube, that is the question for e-retailers pushing e-commerce product videos. Is posting product videos on YouTube complimentary or counter-productive to e-commerce business goals? ReelSEO's Mark Robertson shares his thoughts about the "YouTube cannibalization theory," and offers some valuable tips ...

eTail East Roundtable Reveals Retailer Perspective On Video SEO

eTail East Roundtable Reveals Retailer Perspective On Video SEO

I returned this morning from a very successful eTail East conference, where I hosted a round-table discussion on Video SEO along with Bruce Turner, CEO of Pure Pearls.com. Bruce shared his video implementation experience, specifically the video SEO enablement process, with fellow online retailers.

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