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Language lessons

E-retailers outside of North America are more likely to have multilingual content on their web sites, according to an analysis of global metrics on Top500Guide.com. In 2013, 46 of the largest e-retailers in North America offered customer service options in more than one language, compared to 131 European retailers and 80 Latin American e-retailers.

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Language lessons | Top 500

E-retailers outside of North America are more likely to have multilingual content on their web sites, according to an analysis of global metrics on Top500Guide.com. In 2013, 46 of the largest e-retailers in North America offered customer service options in more than one language, compared to 131 European retailers and 80 Latin American e-retailers.

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How Pinterest helps drive e-retail sales | Social 500

While Pinterest accounted for 18.2% of social network-driven revenue for social commerce platform AddShoppers’ retail clients in the first half of 2013, 21% of North America’s 1000 leading online retailers still aren’t on Pinterest.

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Shopping for e-commerce platforms | Top 500

Midmarket e-retailers look to upgrade their platforms to high-end systems initially designed for their much larger competitors, while some of the biggest retailers scrap third-party applications and pull their technology in-house.

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Will responsive design conquer the world? | Mobile 500

The design technique is the Godzilla of mobile commerce: The number of retailers with responsive design sites in the new 2015 Internet Retailer Mobile 500 has soared 164% to 103. Experts predict half of leading mobile retailers will be responsive a year from now.

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Making the most of mobile apps | Mobile 500

Merchants with mobile apps generate more sales from consumers using mobile devices than those that don’t, according to analysis of new mobile data slated to go live on Top500Guide.com next week. The sales of the largest 262 m-commerce players with at least one app grew their collective mobile sales 80% in 2014. That’s 15% faster than those who only sell via the mobile web.

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