Summit 2014 – Two Takeaways

The PriceWaiter team was in full force in Seattle, WA this year for NRF’s Summit. The event was great, and there were a ton of cool technologies on display this year.  Here are two main takeaways that stood out to us this year: The Launch of Exit Offers: In our last blog post, we highlighted a new technology recently launched in our PriceWaiter Premium product: Exit Offers.  At, we fully debut’d the technology to reporters and retailers from around the world. To say the interest was high is an understatement. Retailers are always looking for the newest and most effective… Continue Reading

Announcing New Features: International Ecommerce Compatibility

We are incredibly excited to announce the support of international e-commerce through the PriceWaiter Name Your Price® system. In the last six months, PriceWaiter’s growth trajectory has been exponential. Thousands of retailers across the United States have engaged us about increasing their online revenue and providing a new level of customer service. During this time, we were unable to support growing demand from the international community as they clamored for this functionality. That is why we are so excited to now support over 120 new currencies and shipping to over 130 countries. The notion of negotiating and haggling is arguably… Continue Reading

IRCE – Top 3 Takeaways

In the last 8 months, PriceWaiter has been at the center of a new booming e-commerce trend: personalized pricing. Never was this more apparent than at Internet Retailer Conference and Expo, this July in Chicago. The PriceWaiter team was in full force with an exhibit hall booth and a fantastic session hosted by our COO, Andrew Scarbrough, in conjunction with Smart Furniture CEO TJ Gentle. To say demand was high for the PriceWaiter team is an understatement.  Andrew’s speech was absolutely packed, with so many questions and interview requests afterwards that there was hardly enough time to service them all!… Continue Reading

Son, we need to talk about MAP..

In a previous post, we discussed how Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) is the bane of many retailer’s existence. Although we aren’t a retailer, we agree! One of our mottos is Make MAP Moot. And OP delivers! Out of all available technologies, PriceWaiter represents the best possible way to make MAP moot, and the one that will give you the least headaches. Why is that? Because manufacturers don’t have a problem with us! The entire basis of MAP is for manufacturers to make sure that you aren’t displaying a heavily discounted price publicly on your site anywhere. Manufacturers want to make… Continue Reading

Ecommerce Promotions: Timing Is Everything!

Everybody knows that the holy grail of e-commerce shopping is the end-of-year holiday season, starting with Black Friday/Cyber Monday. The reason you know about these days (other than them being your biggest moneymaker days of the year) is because they have been selected for you. You had no say when, where, and to what extent you should engage in special promotions. Retailers will often offer huge discounts – sometimes over 50% – to consumers, to entice them to shop at a certain store. This is happening simultaneously by thousands of retailers. The elephant in the room is the risk of… Continue Reading

2014 Ecommerce Pricing Trends – Bet on em!

Online retailers are always looking to grow their businesses, and 2014 will be another big year for retailers to capitalize on new and exciting trends. Staying on top of the number of growth strategies and innovations will be crucial to the survival of all retailers in the coming year. Numerous articles lay out the trend roadmap for 2014, from geolocation targeting to augmented reality technologies; there’s even talk of adding a twist and allowing your customers to name their own price. The possibilities for the coming year are endless, and this series will take those predictions a step further by… Continue Reading

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