This Week In Retail Search 10/8/2014

Retail Search Recap 10/8/2014

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Leading, Reliable, and Updated News on Retail, Digital Marketing, Tech and Ecommerce

 


Retail

NBC News: Retail Giant Tesco Overstated Its Profits by $408 Million

Britan’s largest grocery, employing over 500,000 people, overstated its first half 2014 profit by 23%, or $408 million. The company has brought on Deloitte as an independent auditor to review the company’s accounting practices.

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Mobile

Forbes: Walmart Really Wants to Be Your Bank, Retailer Launches Mobile Checking Account

A partnership between Walmart and payment product provider GreenDot has led to GoBank, a mobile checking account aimed at the nation’s non-banking population with no minimum balance and no overdraft fees.

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Digital Marketing News

AdWeek: Next-Gen Social Analytics Are Transforming Digital Marketing

Next generation analytics for social media, including real-time customer and marketing data, are allowing companies to market online like never before. 63% of marketers are planning on increasing resources used for digital marketing analytics in the next year.

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eCommerce

Fox News: How Will Alibaba Measure Up to America’s Online Retail Giants?

With a record breaking IPO behind it, Alibaba is now in the spotlight of global investors and analysts, who are measuring the company’s performance against the likes of Amazon.com

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