“During the holidays, when more customers are using your site than any other time of year, code should be completely ‘frozen.’ This way, it ensures that your customers have a pleasant, consistent shopping experience on your site throughout the holiday season.” — Bart Mroz, co-founder and CEO of SUMO Heavy
“The first thing all payment system creators must consider is how to make things safe and easy for the user” — Robert Brodie, co-founder and CTO of SUMO Heavy
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What We’re Reading
Amazon Prime Air’s First Customer Delivery — YouTube — www.youtube.com
Amazon Prime Air has begun private trials in England, and the first customer delivery by drone recently took place. Check it out! http://amzn.to/primeair
China’s e-commerce boom shrinks mall shopping traffic — www.internetretailer.com
China’s e-commerce boom shrinks mall shopping traffic — Chinese consumers’ demand for imported goods helps push the online sales surge.
Instead of replacing physical stores altogether, electronic commerce is more likely to enhance the retail shopping experience by furthering physical shops across the world through integrated mobile ecommerce and loyalty programs.
Upcoming eCommerce Events
CES (Consumer Electronics Show)
January 5–8, 2017 | Las Vegas, NV
NRF Big Show 2017 Convention & Expo
January 15–17, 2017 | New York City
The 10x eCommerce Event
February 10–12, 2017 | Orlando, Florida
February 27 — March 02, 2017 | Palm Springs, CA
Our Latest Obsession
Cinderella Story: Bill Murray is Opening a Caddyshack themed Bar in Chicago.
The Daily Herald reports that Bill Murray and his brothers are opening a “Caddyshack” sports restaurant in Rosemont, Ill. Dreams do come true.
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