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Big (Data) Problems

By Jen Burns in Cartoons, Featured on March 14, 2014

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Like the buzz that started with SO-LO-MO, companies know that big data is important. And like SO-LO-MO, they don’t really know where to get started or how to get the biggest bang out of this big-data-buck. Companies all over the Silicon Valley are growing tired of the “big data” buzz. As they should, the term was first coined in 1998 (according to the WSJ) so it’s actually about 15 ... Read More »

Free Shipping Reindeer

By Jen Burns in Cartoons, Featured on December 25, 2013

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Today, innovation and speedily getting products to market is expected as technology blurs past us on a daily basis. With Christmas, Santa’s Elves have to try their best to keep up with all of the demands of their customers. 

Better to Give than Receive

By Jen Burns in Cartoons, Featured on December 19, 2013

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It’s the season of giving. Be it something handmade, purchased from a store or ordered online, the time to give is now. Yet, the challenge can often be finding just the right gift for that special someone. And most shoppers would agree that the hunt is always more rewarding when a promotion, deal, coupon or free shipping is offered.

Tidings of Comfort and Joy?

By Marti Tedesco in Cartoons, Featured, Holiday Shopping Survey on August 26, 2013

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While most of America is lazing around on Christmas morning, few will have any idea of the exhausting months of retail preparation that precede the holiday.  Sure, most consumers understand that there are inventory and ordering issues, crowds and hustle at holiday time, but most, like the ecommerce exec pictured in our latest cartoon remain blissfully unaware of what it takes to meet all of the demands of the ... Read More »

Great Inventory in the Store

By Dan Darnell in Cartoons, Featured on October 2, 2012

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We’d like to introduce our latest cartoon series (see our Intent to Buy series) by innovative funny man, Tom Fishburne. In this series, Tom highlights the Misadventures in Merchandising. When it comes to retail, merchandisers struggle with providing the “hot” products at the right time based on a shopper’s profile data. When managing both an ... Read More »

Contextual Personalization

By Dan Darnell in Cartoons, Featured on September 18, 2012

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We’d like to introduce our latest cartoon series (see our Intent to Buy series) by innovative funny man, Tom Fishburne. In this series, Tom highlights the Misadventures in Merchandising. When it comes to retail, merchandisers struggle with providing the “hot” products at the right time based on a shopper’s profile data. Using profile data on your shoppers alone, can ... Read More »

What Moved the Sales Needle?

By Dan Darnell in Cartoons, Featured on August 21, 2012

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We’d like to introduce our latest cartoon series (see our Intent to Buy series)  by innovative funny man, Tom Fishburne. In this series, Tom highlights the Misadventures in Merchandising. When it comes to retail, merchandisers have several important roles, from working ... Read More »

The Devil Wears Data

By Dan Darnell in Cartoons on August 7, 2012

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In our latest cartoon series (see Intent to Buy) by innovative-funny-man, Tom Fishburne, Tom highlights the Misadventures in Merchandising. From working with product teams to predicting the future buying preferences of their customers, this series humorously highlights the challenges merchandisers encounter in today’s ecommerce space. With increasing catalog sizes and turnover, ... Read More »

Intent to Buy Cartoon #10: Stores

By Jen Burns in Cartoons, eCommerce, Engagement & Conversion, Personalization on March 28, 2012

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This is the tenth and final cartoon in Baynote’s series by award-winning cartoonist Tom Fishburne, titled “Intent to Buy.” Over the course of the series, we’ve received some great feedback from you on our cartoons, so please continue to let us know what you think! To say thanks for your input, we’ll send you a print signed by Tom if you post ... Read More »

Intent to Buy Cartoon #9: E-Commerce Profiling

By Jen Burns in Cartoons, eCommerce on March 14, 2012

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This is the ninth in Baynote’s ten-part series of cartoons by award-winning cartoonist Tom Fishburne, titled “Intent to Buy.” We’ve received some great feedback from you on our cartoons, so please continue to let us know what you think! To say thanks for your input, we’ll send you a print signed by Tom if you post a comment within one week (U.S. ... Read More »