eCommerce

eCommerce refers to activities in which businesses — or consumers — use the Internet to identify supplies, select products and services, complete financial transactions, and/or obtain services. Delivery may occur online or outside of the Internet. Research coverage includes eCommerce platforms and technologies and mobile eCommerce.

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33 results in Reports

  • Peter Sheldon
  • eCommerce
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Subscription And Recurring Billing Solutions 2012

    Few industries are immune from the digitization of experiences, content, services, and products. In this era of cloud computing and consumer mobile devices, today's digital products have evolved from...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Global Payment Service Providers 2013

    Globalizing your eCommerce business isn't just an option anymore — in many cases, it's an imperative. However, winning global customers' online spend often means adapting to local preferred...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Understand Business Needs For Responsive Web Design

    This report, originally written for eBusiness professionals, is also relevant for application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals who will play a significant role in planning, building, and...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Understanding Responsive Design

    What eBusiness Teams Need To Know About The Future Of Multitouchpoint Web Design

    The splinternet has created a headache for eBusiness leaders who must now support optimized commerce experiences across an increasingly complex landscape of web-enabled touchpoints. Maintaining...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Commerce Solution Providers, Q4 2013

    These Vendors Represent The Cutting Edge Of Mobile Commerce Innovation

    The goal posts for mobile commerce keep moving. Existing mobile commerce solutions have served their purpose well, but scalability, performance, and flexibility concerns are intensifying. eBusiness...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Using Facebook Login To Your Advantage

    Demystifying The Hype And Misconceptions Of Social Login For eBusiness

    Everyone remembers Microsoft's Passport service, positioned to be a ubiquitous sign-on protocol across the Web and at one time adopted by web giants including eBay, Expedia, and Monster. However, the...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Digitization Of The In-Store Experience

    Mobile Devices And Interactive Displays Are Redefining The In-Store Experience For Sales Associates And Customers Alike

    Retailers are ditching the term multichannel. Instead, in the era of agile commerce, they talk about delivering a "buy anywhere, fulfill anywhere" experience to their customers. In pursuit of this...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Digital Commerce Solutions 2011

    In the past, online transactions for digital product purchases differed little from physical product purchases, with the exception of the delivery method. However, today's digitally connected...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Canadian Online Retail Forecast, 2013 To 2018

    Canadian Online Retail Will Reach $34 Billion By 2018

    Online retail in Canada is finally on the move, outpacing sales growth at traditional stores and playing a critical role in the transformation of the nation's retail landscape. With Canadian online...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Commerce Technology Investment And Platform Trends — 2013

    Few retail CEOs get far into their quarterly earning calls these days without mentioning the phenomenal quarterly growth of their online revenues, mobile adoption, and omnichannel performance....

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:10 Pitfalls To Avoid During eCommerce Replatforming

    As eCommerce evolves in size, global scope, and complexity, eBusiness professionals are replacing their current eCommerce technologies to keep up with business growth, competitive threats, and...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Content And Commerce: The Odd Couple Or The Power Couple?

    How To Choose Between Using A Web Content Management Solution, An eCommerce Platform, Or Both

    Companies need cohesive digital customer experiences, but marketing and eCommerce groups often operate in silos with differing objectives, which leads them to buy and operate independent solutions...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Integration Challenges For Mobile Commerce

    When the iPhone launched four years ago and triggered off the acceleration of mobile commerce, eBusiness leaders, eager to get their feet wet, went looking for solutions. For many, transcoding or...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The State Of Canadian Online Retail — 2013

    Forrester has partnered with Canada Post and Shop.ca to evaluate the changing trends in online retail in Canada. On paper, the Canadian online retail market has been going through a renaissance,...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Coming Of HTML5

    Why It's Time To Think Seriously About Using HTML5 To Differentiate The Desktop Shopping Experience

    With broad support across smartphone and tablet devices, HTML5 is already underpinning many mobile web experiences. However, adoption of the technology on the desktop has been slow to date due to...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The State Of Mobile Commerce Apps

    mCommerce Apps Have Invigorated Cross-Channel Innovation, But What Lies Next?

    At last count, 56 of the top 100 retailers in the US had developed an Android, iPad, or iPhone mCommerce application. The sophistication of these apps ranges greatly from basic store finders and...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Optimize Your Mobile Business

    Continuous Improvement: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    Congratulations! Your mobile web store, iPhone, iPad, and Android apps are live and adoption has surpassed your wildest expectations. But what now? Business as usual is not an option, and change is...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Mobile App Or Mobile Web? It's A Choice, Not A Battle

    Neither Is Perfect, But Either Could Be Perfect For Your Customer

    Companies struggle to choose between building a mobile app and implementing a mobile website. The decision becomes a battle shrouded in competing points of view and often a lack of customer...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Solving The Quandary Of Responsive Design

    Seven Key Questions That Will Guide eBusiness Leaders To Make The Right RWD Decisions

    Web traffic on mobile phones and tablets is increasing to the point where firms must optimize for these touchpoints. Native mobile apps aren't always necessary because organizations can support a...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Mobile App Or Mobile Web? For IT, It's A Choice, Not A Battle

    Neither Is Perfect, But Either Could Be Perfect For Your Customer

    Companies struggle to choose between building a mobile app and implementing a mobile website. The decision becomes a battle shrouded in competing points of view and often a lack of customer...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites, Q4 2013

    The "Big Three" Lead The Pack, But Several Emerging Players Trail Closely Behind

    In Forrester's 66-criteria evaluation of B2B commerce suite vendors, we identified the seven most significant providers in the category — commerceserver.net, hybris (an SAP company), IBM,...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:More Than Hype: Determining When To Use Responsive Web Design

    Web traffic on mobile phones and tablets is increasing to the point where firms must optimize for these touchpoints. Native mobile apps aren't always necessary because organizations can support a...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Case Study: SunTrust Reboots Its Digital Platform

    Responsive Web Design And Agile Development Prove A Winning Formula

    With mobile and tablet usage now mainstream, Forrester believes that eBusiness teams must find time-to-market and cost efficiencies in their digital development processes. In previous research we...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Optimize Performance For Global eCommerce

    Performance Management: The eCommerce Globalization Playbook

    Global is all the rage: eBusiness teams are feverishly building new international initiatives in the search for lucrative foreign customers and their wallets. Unfortunately, the Internet was not...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: eCommerce Fraud Management Solutions, 2014

    Selecting A Fraud Management Partner For Your eCommerce Needs

    eBusiness professionals are responsible for the profitability of the online channel, and secure and efficient transactions are absolutely essential to eCommerce profitability. As eCommerce grows...

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