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Survey: Retailers Cautiously Optimistic for 2013 Holiday

August 2, 2013

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Retailers are cautiously optimistic about the 2013 holiday season, with 60% forecasting revenue growth in excess of 10%, in line with industry forecasts, according to a survey by Baynote, a provider of personalized customer experience solutions.

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Mobile Expected to Drive Big Business in 2013 Holiday Retail

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On Thursday, the team at Baynote – a provider of personalized customer experience solutions – published the results from its first-ever 2013 Holiday Predictions Survey.

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Baynote’s Holiday Predictions Survey

July 31, 2013

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San Jose, Calif. — August 1, 2013 Baynote, a leading provider of personalized customer experience solutions, today revealed the results from its inaugural 2013 Holiday Predictions Survey. The survey, conducted in partnership with the e-tailing group, found that retailers are cautiously optimistic, with 60% forecasting growth in excess of 10 percent for 2013 online holiday season revenue, in line with industry forecasts. Not surprisingly, retailers expect mobile to play an increased role in driving sales with minimal contributions from social media. The study surveyed 77 U.S. retailers with annual revenue ranging from less than $20 million to more than $5 billion.

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Announcing the 2013 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies

July 9, 2013

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This year's 250 top, private technology companies - plus 50 to watch - are attacking the innovation challenge with unfettered enthusiasm, providing business management solutions, IT infrastructure, and elegant, stable applications.
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7 Deadly Sins of Personalization

June 19, 2013

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Along with the benefits of e-commerce personalization, there come innate risks. Here are the most commonly committed sins and how to avoid them.

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Marine-Turned-CEO Says ‘Strong Leadership is What it Takes to Win the Battle’

May 28, 2013

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Building a startup does not require doing 50 push-ups, running two miles in 15 minutes, or firing an assault rifle, but entrepreneurship and military service have more in common than you might think.

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Uncommon Goods Reveals More of its Online Catalog With Automated Recommendations

May 21, 2013

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Specialty gifts retailer Uncommon Goods LLC was able to increase the number of items it recommends on each of its product pages from four to 20 with software from vendor Baynote Inc. Not only do the automated recommendations expose customers to more of the thousands of items in Uncommon Goods’ catalog than before, but the software shows them a more diverse array of products, too, says director of marketing Brian Hashemi.

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Careful: Your Big Data Analytics May Be Polluted by Data Scientist Bias

May 5, 2013

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Expectations surrounding the future of big data range from the just huge to absolutely enormous – a reflection perhaps of both its real inherent potential and all the massive hype.

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3 Technologies Leveling the Playing Field for Small Retailers

April 23, 2013

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Until now, larger, resource-rich retailers have had the upper hand over their smaller counterparts due to the millions of dollars they invest in people and the latest technologies to improve the shopping experience for consumers.

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Email Segmentation and Targeting—A Chief Marketer Tech Round-Up

April 5, 2013

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In this Chief Marketer Special Report by senior editor Jason Hahn, learn the latest trends in behavior-driven segmentation and targeting, what email metrics matter, the importance of real time data, and email tools and tech you should consider to improve your ROI.

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