With the sun shining and current heat wave, it’s hard to believe it, but it’s time to start planning for the winter holidays.

Retailers are beginning to lay out their strategies for a successful holiday season, overflowing with promotions, recommendations, flash sales, free shipping and last-minute shopping ideas. But, at a time when the e-commerce landscape is dramatically evolving, retailers need to be sure they incorporate the latest technologies, trends and consumer preferences into their strategies.

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