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Books and media

17 Things You Will Learn at MonCon WEST

The final countdown to the Monsoon Commerce Customer Conference is on. To give you an idea of what online merchants, multi-channel retailers, and marketplace sellers will get out of attending MonCon WEST in Portland, OR, we’ve compiled a countdown of … Continue reading

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The New Google Shopping – Four Key Steps to Drive Results

Greetings from Alibris, the retail arm of Monsoon Commerce. We’ve been hard at work preparing for the onboarding of the new Google Shopping, including attending a ‘Shopping Summit’ at the Google headquarters. Folks from the Google Shopping product team  were … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes: The ongoing evolution of books and media

BEA conference recap A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the BookExpo America (BEA), an enormous publishing trade show hosted at the Jacob Javitz Center  in NYC. Monsoon Commerce has been involved with BEA—and the media community—for … Continue reading

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E-commerce Speakers Bring Serious “Cred” to MonCon EAST

Mission Status: SUCCESSFUL Almost 250 Monsoon Commerce customers, prospects, and partners traveled to Philadelphia last month for MonCon EAST 2012.  This year, MonCon EAST combined the Monsoon and Stone Edge customer conferences to create an expanded event for online merchants, … Continue reading

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Monsoon Commerce Customers Outpace Overall Amazon Third-Party Growth in Q4

Amazon released its 2011 Q4 financials yesterday, reporting an overall 35% net sales increase to $17.43 billion. For the full year 2011, net sales increased 41% to $48 billion. Impressive growth all around—something we’ve come to expect from Amazon (even … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2011 Holiday Retail Winner

As we near the close of the 2011 holiday shopping season, there is no doubt consumer confidence remains challenged with high unemployment, declining home prices, and continued economic uncertainty.  Nonetheless, a recent article in eCommerceBytes reported ComScore research showing the … Continue reading

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Less is Truly More with Monsoon Connect

Last week was an exciting week at Monsoon Commerce as we announced the general availability of our latest innovation, Monsoon Connect.  Connect is a hosted software (SaaS) solution specifically designed to help small to medium-sized media and book sellers effectively leverage … Continue reading

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