The massive Target breach that took place over the holiday shopping season was apparently way bigger than the corporation thought. The U.S. company issued a statement on Friday that they have found that hackers also stole the personal information of at least 70 million customers including names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses. Previously they believed that hackers stole data from 40 million credit and debit cards. The two sets of numbers are likely to overlap somewhat but experts are not sure yet according to Target spokeswoman. Some customers had their information stolen from a database and had not shopped in the Target stores during the breach from November 27th to December 15th.
There is nothing more appealing than the idea of an internet retail business. The idea of a flexible schedule, spending quality time with friends and family, getting a chance to hit the gym regularly, or working from bed in your pajamas once or twice per week. This is why so many people have committed to starting an online retail business.Those with a traditional brick and mortar business are able to reap the benefits of moving their business online or selling online in addition to their more traditional stores. The benefit to this is more/different marketing options, and if done correctly, a significant boost in sales. The most difficult thing is getting started, learning the ins and outs of selling online. If you’ve always wanted to start an online retail business or if you want to move selling online in addition to what you already have setup, you’ll want to read A Beginners Guide To Getting Started In Retail ECommerce.
- Why Retailers Should Sell Online (ribbon.co)
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- The Major Retailers Most Threatened By Mobile Showrooming, And How They’re Fighting It (businessinsider.com)
Shoppers are searching for deals and gift ideas during the holiday season. It’s a great time of year to really promote your business by using holiday related SEO keywords. Plan a big marketing push around the holidays. Here is a great article on successfully boosting sales and promoting products during the holidays with eCommerce Holiday SEO Keyword Optimization .
- Preparing for the Holidays using SEO in Ecommerce. (semdailydose.wordpress.com)
- Site and Search Optimization for the Holidays (business2community.com)