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Report: Fulfillment Improvements Boost Holiday E-commerce Sales

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New York—E-commerce flourished within a moderately strong 2014 holiday season, growing 16% year-over-year to $72.03 billion, according to  eMarketer’s “Holiday Shopping Preview” report. Retail overall had more moderate success, with sales rising 3.5% to $850.58 billion. Similar growth patterns should repeat next year, when e-commerce will grow 14.4% and retail …

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Small Retailers Beware: Cybercrime Is on The Rise Too

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Harford, CT—In the “and you-thought-showrooming-was-a-menace-to-retail department,” there’s another tech-related, rising concern for retailers: cybercrime. Small businesses may not think they are at risk for cybercrime, but almost 72% of the 855 data breaches worldwide analyzed by Verizon’s forensic analysis unit were at companies with 100 employees or less. According to …