Mari Corella

Insider Knowledge on the Fashion & Beauty Industry…With a Tech Twist!



International Ecommerce: An Overview of Online Shopping Throughout the World

Throughout the world digital technologies are being used to keep us connected, informed, and entertained. With growing accessibility to mobile technology, more people are connected to the internet that ever before. The impact that this is having on the way we shop is profound Continue reading “International Ecommerce: An Overview of Online Shopping Throughout the World”

The Sudden Shutter of

The news of the closing of, Condé Nast’s venture into online fashion retail, while sudden, is not totally surprising. There were many challenges ranging from delayed launches to lack of Continue reading “The Sudden Shutter of”

2017 eCommerce Predictions

2016 was another remarkable year for ecommerce. New technologies seemed to emerge by the day, each with groundbreaking ideas to make our lives easier. As we head into the new year, I’d like to share my thoughts on where ecommerce is headed in 2017. Continue reading “2017 eCommerce Predictions”

2016 Predictions for Online Shopping

Happy New Year! 2015 was a phenomenal year for online retailers with new technologies emerging on what seemed to be a daily basis. As we start the new year, I’d like to share with my network my thoughts on where I believe ecommerce is headed in 2016. Continue reading “2016 Predictions for Online Shopping”

Retail Tips & Tricks for Smart Holiday Shopping


With the holiday shopping season in full swing, I want to take this opportunity to share some insider knowledge of the retail industry to help you shop smarter. Happy holidays! Continue reading “Retail Tips & Tricks for Smart Holiday Shopping”

Retail Industry Roles Defined

The retail industry is composed of a number of interconnected functions which work together to get products from concept into hands of the consumer. While each retail company is unique, below are the critical roles which every retail company encompasses as part of its operations. Continue reading “Retail Industry Roles Defined”

Tech Innovations That Will Change the Way We Shop

With the continual rise of digital technology, online shopping is going beyond the computer, tablet and even mobile device. The future of ecommerce is now relying more on the physical environment to bring forth a richer shopping experience. Whether bringing digital technology into the store, or bringing the store experience into the home, the innovations below hold much promise in converging the physical and digital stores. Continue reading “Tech Innovations That Will Change the Way We Shop”

Tips for Small eCommerce Sites

In today’s digital age, it is critical that all retailers have an online presence. For many small businesses, a website is the only channel from which they operate. With major corporate retailers investing a greater share of their resources into their online experiences, it is becoming increasingly difficult for smaller Continue reading “Tips for Small eCommerce Sites”

Improving the Mobile Shopping Experience

Nearly half of the traffic to online stores is generated through a mobile device. Yet, only a small fraction of sales are completed on one. While much of this traffic ultimately does lead to an in-store or online sale, smart retailers are optimizing their mobile sites to create inviting shopping experiences which converts this valuable traffic Continue reading “Improving the Mobile Shopping Experience”

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