Heather Fletcher is senior content editor with Target Marketing.

comScore reported holiday season U.S. retail e-commerce spending from desktop computers for the first 45 days of the November-December 2013 holiday season, showing $37.8 billion has been spent online. For the first time ever, the most recent workweek saw five individual days eclipse $1 billion in spending, led by Green Monday with $1.4 billion.

It's only one month, but it probably bodes well for Marissa Mayer, who a few weeks ago celebrated her first anniversary as Yahoo CEO. According to comScore, her Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company drew more unique visitors (roughly 197 million) than any other U.S. Internet company in July for the first time since March 2011, besting rivals Google (192 million), Microsoft (180 million) and Facebook (142 million). Yahoo regained the top spot without adding stats from recent acquisition Tumblr, which drew 38 million viewers last month, comScore says.

Ask not what members can do for their trade associations. Ask members what their trade associations can do for them. Specifically, how loyalty program provider Affinity Center International (ACI) and the trade associations it partners with can present their members with rewards they want, says David Carrithers, president, managing director and founder of Reston, Va.-based ACI.

Responsive design is becoming a very hot topic amongst mobile marketers. While many believe the technology is a step forward in the quest for strong mobile experiences, others disagree. What is not up for debate is that brands are flocking to responsive design in growing numbers as a solution to the issue of device fragmentation and the need to provide a consistent user experience across devices. However, whether responsive design is the answer to these problems or merely a quick stop along the way toward finding a more permanent solution is not yet clear

Revenue grows 34% year-over-year and reaches quarterly record of $42.0 million RESTON, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced financial results, including record quarterly revenues, for the second quarter of 2010. (Logo: (Logo: Revenue in the second quarter of 2010 was $42.0 million, an increase of 34% over the second quarter of 2009 and a quarterly record. GAAP income before income taxes was $1.8 million in the second quarter of 2010, compared to $2.6 million in the second quarter of 2009. GAAP net income was

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