This Week in Retail Search News 10/19/2014

By Tinuiti Team

Retail Search Weekly Recap

retail-search-news1Leading, Reliable, and Updated News on Retail, Digital Marketing, Tech and Ecommerce

Every week CPC Strategy rounds up the leading Retail Search news on Google, Amazon, Mobile, and other leading verticals in one convenient article. Below are the news stories in Ecommerce, Retail Search, Google, Amazon, and Mobile that you should be aware of.

Retail Search News/ SEO News

Forbes: In The Battle Against Amazon, Beefs Up

Walmart Announced this week it will be investing heavily in ecommerce and digital next year, with a budget between 1.2 and 1.5 billion for ecommerce and digital initiatives.

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Mobile Retail Search News

Search Engine Land: Are Bigger iPhones Better for Paid Search?

Because desktop conversions have always outpaced mobile, search marketers are looking to new smart phones with larger screen sizes as a way to increase mobile conversions. Smart phone conversions have increased more than 10% since the start of 2013.

Related Mobile Retail Search News


Digital Marketing News

MarketingLand: Google Gives Stephen Colbert A Half Inch After Comedian Spotlights Bad Info In Search Results

Stephen Colbert highlighted Google’s knowledge graph on his news program, in a mock argument about height. The bit while entertaining, highlights how Google is increasingly populating search with direct answers in the form of the knowledge graph and result information on search (rather than linking out). This trend can lead to incorrect information, and is highly dependent on where Google is pulling that information from.

Related Digital Marketing News

eCommerce News

Mashable: CBS Launches Digital Subscription Service

CBS is moving into new territory offering a digital subscription service to compete with Netflix, Hulu, and the new online only version of HBO Go. For $5.99 per month, users will get access to all episodes of current CBS shows and new episodes will post the day after they air on TV.

Related Ecommerce News

Social News

Business Insider: The Demographic Trends For Every Social Network 

Business Intelligence released a comprehensive user study on social networks this week, highlighting social trends for 2014.

Relates Social News


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