This Week in Retail Search 1/4/15

Retail Search Weekly News Recap

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

2014 saw major changes in ecommerce, search and how we find and share information online. 2015 stands to continue that trend, with developing search and shopping news and online selling strategy.

Stay on top of the newest search, Google, Amazon and Ecommerce news with a weekly recap of the major news and strategies stories affecting digital marketers.


Digital Marketing News

Search Engine Watch: 3 Advanced AdWords Features for a Smarter Keyword Bidding Strategy

When starting a new year, it is a great time to reflect on prior year marketing performance. Learn how to use 3 advanced AdWords features to boost your 2015 results.

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Mobile News

TechCrunch: Xiaomi Announces The Redmi 2, An Improved Version Of Its Sub-$150 Smartphone

Electronics manufacturer Xiaomi has announced an updated version of its flagship Redmi smartphone, advancing the sub $150 smartphone market.

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eCommerce News

Reuters: U.S. Postal Service Eyes E-Commerce To Offset Declining Mail

The ailing United States Postal Service has been losing revenue as more of our communications move from paper mail to digital. To offset losses from digital communications, the organization is looking to ecommerce to boost income.

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Retail News

NYTimes: Tech Companies Press For A Better Retail Experience

Tech companies have increased their presence in retail centers through the emergence of Apple and Microsoft stores. Verizon is leading development of retail spaces with new store designs this holiday season.

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Amazon News

CNet: Amazon Third Party Vendors Sold More Than 2 Billion Items in 2014

This year, Amazon’s third party sellers, sold over 2 billion items- twice the previous years total. Third party sellers accounted for 40% of Amazon sales in 2014, despite the number of sellers staying the same.

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About the AuthorMary Weinstein is the Director of Content at CPC Strategy, and an expert in Retail Search, Google Shopping and Digital Marketing. A NY native, Mary spends her time educating online merchants, hiking and drinking copious amounts of coffee. You can also find her work on SEW, SEMRush, MOZ and Practical Ecommerce. See all posts by this author here.