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Four Phases Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Forrester eCommerce

In looking at the experiences of the Asian countries that entered the COVID-19 crisis in January, I believe that the pandemic will play out over four phases in the US. Phase One (Infection) ran from January through mid-March.

What Is Amazon DSP And How Does It Work? (Case Study)

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Right now, there are many ways to advertise your products directly on the Amazon platform. But how do you reach customers who aren’t shopping on Amazon? How can you advertise to customers who aren’t necessarily searching for your products? This is where Amazon DSP comes in.

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Adjusting to the New (Ab)Normal


Without question this is a time of uncertainty and anxiety throughout the world. Our thoughts have shifted, with a primary focus on the health of their family, friends, and co-workers. We’re experiencing the sudden reality of isolation, with more than 2 billion people staying at home.

Ubersuggest is Now More Free


Please read the whole post as I have a few surprises for everyone and it affects all member types. A month or so ago, I blogged about the future of Ubersuggest and how there will still be free plans along with paid ones. But as you probably noticed, the free plan wasn’t as generous as you were hoping for. And with Coronavirus growing at a rapid pace and affecting so many people and businesses, I thought I would do my part and help small businesses out.

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Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

Who’s Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

If you are a manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor or otherwise engage in B2B sales, you can’t help but notice the trend to more online sales. That’s because today’s buyers rely more and more on the internet to do their product research.

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First week of home isolation sees mixed online sales results

Retail Technology Review

As the Government’s ‘home isolation’ rules kicked in last week, the immediate impact of the Covid-19 Coronavirus on online consumer shopping habits was laid bare. During the first week of the new pandemic guidelines, online retail sales growth was down -2.2% Year-on-Year (YoY), according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks the online sales performance of over 200 retailers. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

The Omnichannel Campaign That Got Me the Cute Blue Shoes


“Cute shoes, where did you get them?” I’m not sharing. What I will tell you, though, is how smooth my journey was to buying said cute shoes. I was scrolling through my Pinterest feed one evening when I came across a pair of royal blue, suede loafers that were calling my name. Using Pinterest’s nifty visual search, I quickly identified what online retailer carried this product and, without hesitation, I visited their website.

Curbside Enthusiasm: Retailers Adapt In A Time Of Crisis

Steve Dennis

Confronted with the escalating coronavirus crisis—and the shockingly dramatic sales declines many brands are experiencing—companies need to re-think their ways of doing business. In some cases, these new efforts are in direct response to the specific challenges posed by the global pandemic.

How to Create an Online Store in 2020: The Complete Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

Do you dream of one day owning the ultimate online store. Fortunately, we’re here to help with everything you need to know about creating an online store. In 2020, eCommerce sales account for 16% of all sales made worldwide.

Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

Key Technologies All Brands Need To Build Their D2C and B2B2C Business

Forrester eCommerce

All brands must rapidly upgrade legacy technology systems and processes. And that is regardless of whether or not they sell directly to customers!

How to Sell Auto Parts Online: Selling and Shipping Car Parts


The online automotive parts and accessories sales industry has skyrocketed over the past five years as brick-and-mortar retailers enter the… How to Sell Online

Retail Resilience - Advice for online retailers on maximising productivity during Covid-19

Retail Technology Review

By Richard Bendelow, CEO of Aero Commerce. Unless, like certain FMCG retailers who are experiencing a surge in online sales, chances are, due to the uncertain times we find ourselves in, that your sales have suffered a dip. Couple that with the potential of a complete lockdown, times could not be more difficult for some retailers, even with the government support on offer. However now is not the time to rest on your laurels. Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain

The Coronavirus Will Accelerate Retail’s ‘Collapse Of The Middle’

Steve Dennis

For retailers struggling with failing consumer value propositions, the coronavirus pandemic could not have struck at a worse time. Just as many are running out of meaningful cost reduction moves and are in desperate need of profitable top-line growth (and the cash it brings) to invest in more than a timid transformation, much of physical retail is now grinding to a halt of difficult-to-determine depth and duration.

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Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

What is Squarespace? Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

You don’t need to be a professional website designer to have heard of a tool like Squarespace before. Everyone from influencers looking to develop a bigger online presence, to ecommerce store owners have discussed the pros and cons of a solution like Squarespace in the past.

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COVID-19: Leading airlines display compassion, resilience, and good old business sense.

Forrester eCommerce

Airlines have a major role to play in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic because they are part and fabric of this interconnected world, carrying people and cargo. age of the customer customer experience strategy airlines covid-19 Customer Experience (CX) customer service

Why (and How) Brick-and-Click Retailers are Finding Success


One of the best pieces of advice I ever received was “don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.”… … Brick and Mortar Sales


Online sales flat leading into Coronavirus crisis hitting UK

Retail Technology Review

Following a very slow start to the year, the UK’s string of winter storms failed to stimulate online demand as online sales growth for the month limped in at -0.4% Year-on-Year (YoY). Internet Retailing Critical Issues

The Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce GMV, Part 2


Since our prior post last week (with data from January 1 – Mar. 17, 2020), more communities around the world have been locked down and more people are working from home.

9 of The Best Mobile Website Builders for 2020

Ecommerce Platforms

By the end of 2019, mobile e-commerce spending reached $41.2 billion. That's a lot of dough. So, if you want to harness the power of mobile for your online store, then you might be searching for the best mobile website builder. If that sounds like you, you're in the right place – because we're going to reveal exactly that in this review. All of the website builders listed below provide mobile-friendly templates, so any of them would work for you.

COVID-19: It is time to give nothing less than your best.

Forrester eCommerce

As with every other major crisis facing the world, whether a global war or a pandemic, humanity prevails through unity, empathy, responsibility and leadership. Tactical and momentary actions alone will not be enough because we have to be prepared for a sustained period of strife.

How to Promote Your New Online Store


So you’ve got your products listed, with high quality images and descriptions. You’ve got your payment gateways set up and… Brick and Mortar Sales

Huge increase in online sales across Italy offers hope for struggling retailers in the UK and Ireland, says Kooomo

Retail Technology Review

Global financial markets continue to suffer from the impact of coronavirus, with economists predicting the slowest rate of global growth since 2009. However, the current lockdown taking place in Italy has actually instigated a significant boom in eCommerce sales. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Marketing in a Crisis: What to Do and How to Strike the Right Tone


COVID-19, or commonly called “coronavirus,” has changed daily life for nearly every person across the globe.

How to Increase Brand Awareness in a Competitive Landscape


Building brand awareness is a key facet of expanding any ecommerce business. Brand awareness is intricately linked with brand identity – the general perception of your brand in the eyes of consumers at large.

Mend The Gap Between B2B Buyers And Sellers With Us At Summit NA

Forrester eCommerce

A lot has changed in the past few weeks, but what hasn’t changed is the high-quality and innovative research we’re bringing you at Summit NA this year.

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Traditional Retail Meets Ecommerce: Your Guide To Running A Successful Brick-And-Click Business


In today’s climate, selling online has never been more important. Between growing ecommerce sales, dynamic changes in consumer behavior (and preferences),… Brick and Mortar Sales

Map the Coming Weeks and Months With Kibo’s Retail Preparedness Checklist


The world has turned upside-down for nearly every retailer. Retailers need to think about agility and resilience across every customer touchpoint in order to minimize losses and maintain positive customer relationships during times of extreme change and uncertainty.

eCommerce Marketing During a Downturn: Strategies and Options for eCommerce Businesses During the Coronavirus Crisis

Inflow Insights

We’re entering a recession thanks to the spread of coronavirus. For brick and mortar businesses, the social distancing and lockdown responses have been brutal. But what about eCommerce?

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Why Publishers Are Betting on Email to Drive Subscriptions


As publishers grapple with the impact of COVID-19 and the decline of third party cookie, they are holding onto a precious life raft: the subscription model.

Customers Are Staying Home — So Prioritize Digital UX

Forrester eCommerce

Your customers are stuck at home so it’s suddenly more important than ever to get digital experiences right. Redirect funds to 1) scale up your design team, 2) hire outside help where needed, 3) rigorously review your UX so you can make it better, and 4) update and sharpen your UX expertise.

10 Steps to Quickly Creating Your Ecommerce Website + 8 Key Integrations to Consider


Having an offline store is a great way to build a customer base in your local community. As a business… Brick and Mortar Sales