There are several things predicted to cost more in 2013, including many consumer products and essentials. Retailers from supermarkets to consumer electronics specialists will likely suffer as a result. In December, I wrote "12 Things That Will Be More Expensive in 2013″ for Deal News. It's the third annual installment and based on my"11 Things That Will Be More Expensive in 2011″ list, has proven to be fairly accurate. First the good news, consumers can expect to get a break in two categories in 2013: gas and gold....
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As shoppers become increasingly connected, online retailers in 2013 will get back to basics, focusing on strategies and tactics to improve the customer experience and increase web conversion and loyalty across all devices. According to the 2013 Shop.org/Forrester Research Inc. State Of Retailing Online survey, more than half (51%) of retailers surveyed say their top priority for 2013 is site optimization, including checkout optimization, alternative payments, user experience, testing, and product detail page enhancements.
Amazon, Macy's, Sears Settle with FTC over Bamboo Mislabeling
January 11, 2013
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SHARE: Email Print LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Amazon.com, Macys, Leon Max and Sears, Roebuck and Co. and its Kmart subsidiaries have agreed to pay $1.26 million in penalties to settle lawsuits filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that they mislead...