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How Do Black Friday and Cyber Monday Stack Up? We Look at the Data

Posted on December 24th, 2014 by

Americans have been obsessed with shopping for great deals on Black Friday since not long after Philadelphia police coined the term to refer to the big traffic jams on the day after Thanksgiving in the 1960s. As the popularity of the internet grew in the 2000s, shoppers started turning their attention to online deals on the Monday following the holiday weekend, which was quickly deemed Cyber Monday. […]

Using APIs to Support Everywhere eCommerce Across Customer Touchpoints

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

APIs should be on any eCommerce company’s short list of strategies for improving the bottom line, particularly when working to monetize the impact of disruptive technologies such as mobile and cloud. By exposing and providing access to the many inter-connected processes involved in eCommerce transactions, Application Programming Interfaces can give your business an edge when adapting to emerging technologies and services as well as constantly evolving consumer preferences and behavior. […]