Floridians vote to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

RetailWire

A ballot measure to gradually raise the minimum hourly wage in Florida to $15 by 2026, up from $8.56 now, has been approved by voters in that state. Over 61 percent of those casting ballots voted for its approval

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Businesses consider responses to higher federal minimum wage

RetailWire

President-elect Joe Biden has proposed increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, up from the current $7.25. Employers of low-wage workers are looking at the possibility of passing along higher prices to customers, cutting employee hours and automating more tasks as responses to rising payroll costs

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Papa John’s announces expansion plans

RetailWire

Papa John’s, which has experienced a sales boost during the novel coronavirus pandemic, announced plans to open 1,200 international locations and 180 in North America by 2026. “We are still outnumbered by our key competition— for me, that is something very exciting,” said Amanda Clark, Papa John’s chief development officer. “There’s a huge runway for our existing franchisees in the system and new franchisees that want the opportunity for growth ”

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Crisis On The Highway: The Impact Of Technology On The Driver Shortage

Retail TouchPoints

At the same time, job dissatisfaction is hitting new highs and high turnover has created an estimated driver shortage of 60,000 and forecasts of a number 3X that size by 2026. By Mark Pluta, Blume Global. There’s a shortage of truck drivers across the nation, and the crisis hit an all-time high in October, according to the American Trucking Association. Various factors are to blame for this problem, chief among them stringent new regulations designed to increase driver safety.

2021 Technology Predictions for Retail Industry

iVend

billion in 2019 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 27% from 2020 to 2026. 2020 was a difficult year for the world and offline retail in particular was hit hard.

How to Use Beacon Data With Paid Search and Social Campaigns

Neil Patel

dollars by 2026. Beacon technology is the next generation of proximity marketing. If you aren’t using it, you could be falling behind your competitors.

The Marketer’s 5 Step Guide to Beacon Technology

Neil Patel

While the technology was slower to catch on, studies predict the industry will grow by more than 75 percent by 2026. Beacon technology has completely revolutionized both business and marketing.

What Exactly Is A Split Payment in Retail?

OrderDynamics

In fact, the report forecasts that by 2026 in the US 82% of businesses will accept alternative payments. What Exactly Is A Split Payment in Retail? Omnichannel retail evolves almost on a daily basis. But it has to because customers are more and more demanding. For a long time, omnichannel retail meant to buy from anywhere, and fulfill from anywhere. But has another component now been added? Shoudl ‘pay in any way’ be added to our definition? What are Split Payments? .

7 E-Commerce Niches Growing In 2019

Frooition

billion by 2026. Setting up an online shop is now a painless process. You can sign up for a hosted store on a platform like Shopify or BigCommerce and apply a template design in minutes. Even for more complex, custom stores, working with an e-commerce design agency, you could go from just an idea to taking sales in as little as six weeks. You just need a product.

How to Implement Drone Delivery Service for an eCommerce Store

Onilab User Guides

It is estimated that drones would annually impact the USA’s GDP with $31 to $46 billion by 2026. As McKinsey reports , the drone activity value in the United States rose from $40 million in 2012 to $1 billion in 2017. The eCommerce industry is an incredibly competitive one, where customers will be choosing either by the best experience or by the best price offered.

6 Tips for Building Your Marketing Career

Kissmetrics

And when you look at the projected growth rates for the marketing field – an increase of up to 10% by 2026 – you can’t afford to not get savvy with those rules. You’ve read the books. You’ve watched the videos. You’re convinced that you belong in marketing. Now, all you have to do is put that resume out there and wait, right? Unfortunately, that won’t cut it anymore. Getting into marketing is easy. But how do you make it big? That’s a different ballgame with its own set of rules.

6 Tips for Building Your Marketing Career

Kissmetrics

And when you look at the projected growth rates for the marketing field – an increase of up to 10% by 2026 – you can’t afford to not get savvy with those rules. You’ve read the books. You’ve watched the videos. You’re convinced that you belong in marketing. Now, all you have to do is put that resume out there and wait, right? Unfortunately, that won’t cut it anymore. Getting into marketing is easy. But how do you make it big? That’s a different ballgame with its own set of rules.

News Cart for Feb 28th

eCommerceFuel

expected to rise from 16% to 25% by 2026. Hey there! It’s been nearly a month since the last News Cart so we’ve got lots to talk about in this week’s edition! I’m guessing you’ve read the major stories about the Coronavirus in the media. For a less-filtered look check out this revealing discussion where ECF members share the impact the virus is having on their factories in China (membership required). . Other news includes U.S.

New to Retail: BOPIS Free Shipping

OrderDynamics

In the coming years, there will be growing shortages with an estimated shortfall of 175,000 truck drivers by 2026 , according to Bob Costello VP of the American Trucking Association. New to Retail: BOPIS Free Shipping. If you know anything about retail, you know that BOPIS free shipping isn’t new! In effect, BOPIS is the new free shipping. But until recently, we really have not been doing a good job of telling customers about it.

Shopify CBD Sellers Guide & Best Stores [2020]

AcquireConvert

Relaxed hemp regulations around the world mean that the CBD oil market is expected to be worth 31 billion dollars by 2026. In this sellers’ guide, you’ll discover the main things you need to focus on to get it right with your store – and also see how the best stores are currently doing it.