A Decade of Growth, Strategy, and Innovation: Celebrating 10 Years of BigCommerce

BigCommerce

After meeting in a chatroom six years prior, Eddie Machalaani and Mitch Harper founded a company in 2009 with one… Ecommerce News

2020 was worst year for American economy going back to WWII

RetailWire

The year’s economic performance also marked the first time that the economy has shrunk since 2009, during the Great Recession The U.S. economy shrank 3.5 percent in 2020, making it the worst year for growth in the U.S. since 1946, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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Noodoll: Where playfulness is serious business and B2B eCommerce has been transformative

TradeGecko

Adored by kids (and big kids) the world over, since setting up shop in 2009, Noodoll has fast established itself as a market leader in all things cuddly and cute. Case studies B2B eCommerce eCommerce

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Mall Santas say vaccines could help them save Christmas

RetailWire

Ric Erwin, himself a professional Santa, testified before the Centers for Disease Control’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and pointed to the H1N1 vaccine in 2009 that allowed others like him to safely greet children during the 2009 Christmas season Men who portray Santa Claus for a living are hoping they can get put at the front of the line to get immunized against COVD-19.

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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

A Decade of Data Quality 

Webbula

Since 2009, Webbula has pursued a singular passion for truth in data. A passion that drives everything we do and every decision we make. Our clients have come to rely. The post A Decade of Data Quality appeared first on Webbula.

154: Darren Rowse On How To Become A Professional Blogger Today

My Wife Quit Her Job

And he’s actually one of the reasons why I got started blogging in the first place back in 2009. And he’s actually one of the reasons why I got started blogging in the first place back in 2009. Today I have someone really special on the show. He’s actually someone who I’ve looked up to for a very long time and someone who I never thought I would have access to especially since he lives in Australia.

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Webbula Celebrates 6 Billion Emails Processed

Webbula

Certainly far more than we could have imaged when we started in 2009. Six billion. That’s a whole lot of emails. In fact, we didn’t start off imaging that at. Blog Articles News CloudHygiene email data email hygiene email list email marketing email verification news

3 Ways Grocery Brands Can Win Walmart

Salsify

in the US division, the biggest gain since the first quarter of 2009. We took a look at some of the the leading pages on Walmart in the food and beverage category, thanks to our recently launched Walmart Product Content Grader. Recently, Walmart posted quarterly revenue of $123.18 billion. It’s in-store sales revenue rose 2.7% Walmart says its food business had the strongest quarterly performance since 2011 and is an important factor in why shoppers come into its stores. walmart

The Security Snapshot: 10-Year Challenge

Forrester's Customer Insights

The premise is simple: Post a photo of yourself in 2009 and a photo of yourself in 2019 to highlight certain changes that may have taken place in that time. At the start of the new year, a meme called the 10-Year Challenge went viral. Besides the security concerns of social media sites potentially mining […]. security & risk

155: Jonathan Fields On The Good Life Project And How To Find Meaning As An Entrepreneur

My Wife Quit Her Job

He’s someone who I’ve followed and looked up to every since I started blogging in 2009 and that person is Jonathan Fields. He’s someone who I’ve followed and looked up to every since I started blogging in 2009 and that person is Jonathan Fields. Today, I’ve got an extra special guest on the show. Jonathan is an amazing writer, speaker, podcaster and he has this incredible ability to build community.

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Does Atrify Signal The Atrophy Of GDSN? Decoding The 1WorldSync Acquisition

Forrester's Customer Insights

For manufacturers and CPG companies, the efficiency of the product supply and distribution chain may be their one and only true differentiator,” Forrester wrote in 2009. “Product data is the lifeblood of many large enterprises. Ten years later it’s still true, and data synchronization is the means to connect that data outside your org to […]. age of the customer 1WorldSync Atrify GDSN PIDS PIM product content

Forecasting Uncertainty: Why Scenario A Is Looking More Likely For Some Countries And Scenario B More Likely For Others

Forrester's Customer Insights

The headline was that the world’s real GDP would fall by 3% in 2020, which is a much steeper drop than in the 2008–2009 recession. Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued its April World Economic Outlook report. For the purpose of projecting the tech market outlook, the more important numbers are real GDP […]. pandemic

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The Doctor-Patient Relationship Must Be The Cornerstone Of Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Forrester's Customer Insights

This has been the disappointing end to the nation’s first digital transformation effort, which started in 2009 as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funneled $35 billion into subsidized EHR implementations. Electronic health records (EHRs) have decimated physician productivity, while patient satisfaction remains stagnant.

Folgers Advertises the Intangible

BigCommerce

Folgers was subsequently sold for $3 billion in 2008, and in 2009 the popular ad was somewhat less successfully reimagined. The biggest challenge with advertising food and drink is really conveying its essential features to an audience –– taste and smell. Earlier ads from Folgers took place in exclusive restaurants where the coffee was secretly switched with Folgers’ product.

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Impressions From Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Conference

Forrester's Customer Insights

It has been 10 years since Alibaba Cloud’s establishment in 2009. Two weeks ago, Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Conference 2019 took place in Hangzhou, China. In just 10 years, Alibaba Cloud has become one of the world’s most fascinating and cutting-edge technology businesses. For companies who want to lead the world in tech-driven innovations and digital business, […]. age of the customer chief information officer (CIO) digital business

The Doctor-Patient Relationship Must Be The Cornerstone Of Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Forrester's Customer Insights

This has been the disappointing end to the nation’s first digital transformation effort which started in 2009 as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funneled $35 billion into subsidized EHR implementations. EHRs have decimated physician productivity, while patient satisfaction remains stagnant.

Financial Insecurity Plagues Retail Workers: Is There A Cure?

Retail TouchPoints

per hour since July 2009 ) that is alarmingly out of step with current living expenses. A recent study from MetLife revealed the alarming depth of money worries among retail employees. Just 54% of these workers are confident about their finances, with retail employees showing more stress than those in IT ( 79% ), construction ( 79% ), manufacturing ( 68% ) and the public sector ( 63% ). Retail workers rated personal finances as their top source of stress in the 2019 Annual U.S.

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The History of Ecommerce: What The Past Says About Tomorrow’s Retail Challenges

BigCommerce

2009 BigCommerce launches as an online storefront platform. 2009 Square, Inc. 2009 – Square launches. Square was founded in 2009 by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey. The idea occurred to Dorsey when in 2009 when McKelvey (a St. 2009 – BigCommerce launches. Eddie Machaalani and Mitchell Harper co-founded BigCommerce in 2009 and introduced it that year as a 100% bootstrapped ecommerce storefront platform.

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Why eCommerce Brands Should Care About Product Page Descriptions

Talkoot

In 2009, Simon Sinek wrote an epic book titled Start With Why , with the idea of inspiring leaders, which has translated across all facets of companies.

Beer Cartel: Content marketing for a 34% gain in sales

BigCommerce

Year founded: 2009. Beer Cartel is an online craft beer retailer based in Sydney, Australia that began back 2009. Why they won. Beer Cartel won the Innovation Award for Marketing Innovation. For creating a content asset that drove thought leadership, revenue and customer loyalty. Business stats. Co-owner: Richard Kelsey. Who submitted (and is quoted below): Richard Kelsey. Headquartered: Sydney, Australia. Ecommerce vertical: Food & Beverage. Website. Facebook. Twitter.

Investment in BigCommerce, Our Customers and Our Partners

BigCommerce

BigCommerce’s founders, Eddie Machaalani and Mitch Harper, launched the company in 2009 after meeting in an online chat room while living in Sydney. Even in 2009, the platform offered comprehensive store set-up functionality, customizable design themes, hosting, catalog management, order management, and an ecosystem of related solutions for payments, shipping, marketing, etc.

Join us at CX Europe 2018 for insight into customer understanding and other key CX priorities

Forrester's Customer Insights

Forrester’s customer experience Forums are in their tenth year — from our first one in 2009 in New York, they’ve grown and spread to San Francisco, London, Singapore, and other cities around the world and become yearly destinations for CX pros far and wide.

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Report: Rent The Runway Exits Brick-And-Mortar

Retail Touch

Founded as an e-Commerce business in 2009, Rent the Runway did not open its first retail location until 2014. After closing its five stores in response to COVID-19 orders, Rent the Runway is shutting them permanently, said President and COO Anushka Salinas in an interview with CNBC.

The Facebook Retail Reinvention

Retail TouchPoints

A Business Insider article made the statement clearly: “Companies first started selling things directly through Facebook in 2009. By Debbie Hauss, Editor-in-Chief A few years ago retailers were lamenting their decisions to try to use Facebook as a commerce channel. Then, in 2011, Facebook convinced a bunch of big, high-profile brands like GameStop, Gap, J.C. Penney, and Nordstrom to open stores on the site through their business pages. They all ended up closing their stores within a year.”

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Optimizing Your Online Presence: Tips For Success

Retail TouchPoints

Zaheer owned and operated a commercial real estate brokerage specializing in the sales and acquisitions of business opportunities before entering the tech industry in 2009. By Suhaib Zaheer, HostGator Having a strong online presence is the key to business success in today’s digital world, especially for small and midsized retailers that need to employ savvy strategies to be seen and convert visitors to customers both online and off.

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Countdown To Forrester’s 10th Annual CXNYC Forum June 19–20

Forrester's Customer Insights

Back in 2009, Forrester launched its first customer experience forum. We picked New York as the location because for years we’d put on a financial services event there, and we knew that our attendees from the banking, brokerage, and insurance industries all had CX on their minds. We didn’t know how well the new event […].

Comment on How UGG Founder Brian Smith Turned a $500 Loan into Billion Dollar Brand by Dianelwwa

CPC Strategy

Irwin Zaetz, unaccounted for intended for after world war II, as their continues as recovery voyage contained in the native american indian Himalayas, Zaetz declares, were homeless that by JPAC living in 2009 Exhuming pearl harbour persons.

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Can Your Store's Cell Signal Handle The Shopping Rush?

Retail TouchPoints

Since joining Wilson Electronics in 2009, Jenkins has held positions in technical support, product line management and key account sales. By Broc Jenkins, Wilson Electronics LLC Despite what you may have heard, in-store shopping is far from dead. In fact, a recent study predicts that the number of people shopping in brick-and-mortar stores will increase between 3.8% and 4.4% in 2018. That’s not to say there isn’t fierce online competition.

Chat - Core To The Promise Of Effortless Service

Forrester Omnichannel

Chat usage rates have risen in the past three years -- from 38% in 2009 to 43% in 2012 to 58% in 2014. Customers today simply want efficient, effortless service, and are increasingly using chat as a way to get to the information that they are seeking. We find that all demographics - young and old - are comfortable with chat. Chat can cost less than a voice call, especially for organizations that allow their agents to handle multiple chat sessions simultaneously.

Souq Might Be One Of Amazon’s Best Acquisitions

Retail TouchPoints

in 2009 , in the first real acquisition in the Middle East Internet space. By Hendrik Laubscher, Buy Box Experts There are few e-Commerce markets as exciting as the Middle East. The area contains some of the wealthiest people on earth, and a market likely to experience consistent growth due to technology becoming a focus as natural resources (oil) diminish.

Are Retail-Health Care Partnerships Just What The Doctor Ordered?

Retail TouchPoints

And let’s not forget that health care has been a political football since at least 2009. Retail and health care are two industries that continue to intertwine, but is that a good thing for the industry and the consumer? In the past year, major mergers between CVS Health and Aetna , Amazon and PillPack , and Best Buy and GreatCall have changed the relationship between retailers and health care services. Most recently, health insurance company Anthem unveiled a program with Walmart.

Episode 63: Secrets of Scale – Tips from the Rapid Growth of Click Funnels

eCommerce Evolution

I first met Dave in 2009 or so when my business partner, Chris Brewer, and I were partnering with Russell Brunson (Co-Found of ClickFunnels) on a project. Recently I had a chance to catch up with my friend and fellow entrepreneur, Dave Woodward. Dave is the Chief Business Development Officer at ClickFunnels. He’s a motivator, a marketing mastermind, and an all around awesome guy.

9 Years After Launching Pinzon, Amazon’s Private-Label Brands Going Strong

ChannelAdvisor

When ChannelAdvisor first reported the development back in 2009, there was a lot of speculation: Did the name, likely inspired by Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, the Spanish explorer who discovered the Amazon River, mean Amazon was behind the label? — Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June of 2009 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Once upon a time, Amazon quietly launched a private label.

Eyeglasses Were First. What’s Next For Virtual Try-On?

Retail TouchPoints

Prior to joining The Archer Group in 2009, she served roles at a number of marketing agencies and has managed integrated communications campaigns for Kraft, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, and The Coca-Cola Company. By Jen Spofford, The Archer Group There’s plenty to love about online shopping — especially convenience and speed. Press a button, and Amazon delivers items the next day. You can stock up on essentials, and comparison shop in seconds. 51% of us here in the U.S.

Happy 10th Anniversary, LiveIntent!

Liveintent

LiveIntent launched in 2009 with a simple idea: Let brands and publishers be present where their customers are paying attention by leveraging the power of the email address. We have an extra excuse to celebrate this month (as if we needed one). We’re turning 10! We saw an opportunity to transform email from an under-utilized, under-monetized channel into an unstoppable revenue stream and engagement channel for publishers.

Nike Shows No Brand Is ‘Too Good’ For Amazon

Retail TouchPoints

In its latest quarterly earnings, the footwear/apparel giant revealed that international product orders declined for the first time since 2009, suggesting more buyers are going elsewhere to buy athletic apparel and footwear. By Glenn Taylor, Senior Editor With Amazon capturing national attention with the acquisition of Whole Foods Market , the e-Commerce giant managed to keep its potential new partnership with another high-profile brand — Nike — largely under the radar.