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10 Generative AI Prompting Tips for Ecommerce

Fastr

There is something to be said about the comfort of familiarity or fear of the unknown, but any wise ecommerce leader knows that stagnation is business suicide. Being innovative means being experimental and unafraid to not only do more and do better, but also to learn. However, when a technology tidal wave like AI floods the scene, even the most confidently creative and exploratory ecommerce teams may hesitate – wondering how to dive in, or which toe to use to test these new waters.

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Your Cloud Strategy Is Now Your AI Strategy, Too

Forrester eCommerce

Corporate cloud strategies that yesterday centered on the unglamorous transition of legacy apps from out of the data center, along with some new cloud-native apps, must now incorporate transformative technologies with radically different value propositions — all without breaking the IT budget.

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The Future of Retail is Multilingual

Retail TouchPoints

Imagine stepping into a store where no one speaks your language. You’d likely feel frustration, confusion and, ultimately, disappointment. This same barrier can exist for online shoppers navigating ecommerce sites in languages they don’t understand. Recent estimates forecast that nearly a quarter of global retail sales will come from online channels by 2027, so the ability to serve a multilingual customer base will be essential for businesses seeking global success.

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One Year Since Bud Light’s Marketing Blunder: What Did We Learn?

Forrester eCommerce

Yes, hindsight is 20/20. As we reach the anniversary of Bud Light’s marketing blunder, we’ve taken a look back into what really happened to fuel the iconic brand’s crisis. In the year following Bud Light’s cancellation, the company faced material backlash from both the LGBTQIA+ and conservative communities for their transgression of core brand values.

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The Pragmatic Path to Composability: Creating Efficient Commerce Systems

Speaker: Jason Cottrell and Brian Walker

Brands used to look for a commerce platform that could do everything. But over time, one vendor was no longer enough to meet a brand’s needs, so they added, and added, and added— and now it's essential that these vendors work well together. That’s composable, and it’s important to get it right. Customers and your board expect you to be in new channels and to adapt quickly to market change.

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Rite Aid Restructuring Would Cut $2 Billion in Debt, Settle Opioid Claims

Retail TouchPoints

Rite Aid has filed a restructuring plan with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court , District of New Jersey that would cut more than $2 billion in debt and keep a large portion of the retailer’s store fleet operating. If approved, the plan would transfer ownership to the drugstore’s senior bondholders and settle certain opioid overprescribing lawsuits, according to the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets.

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AI Will Transform Customer Service Interactions As A Collaborative Partner

Forrester eCommerce

Enterprise customer service solutions support customers over a breadth of channels, and manage inquiries to SLAs. Embedded AI will make agents more productive and effective.

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10 New Ecommerce Books for Spring 2024

Practical eCommerce

This installment of our quarterly rundown includes titles on digital marketing, team development, content marketing, AI, launching a startup, and more. The post 10 New Ecommerce Books for Spring 2024 appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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Abercrombie Unveils New Wedding Collection in LA Pop-Up with Pinterest

Retail TouchPoints

Guests enjoyed getting glam in all the best from Rare Beauty in the Ceremony Day Prep Parlor. (Photo Credit: Aleks Zagozda) Guests perused the collection’s 100+ pieces uniquely designed for all this season’s wedding moments. (Photo Credit: Aleks Zagozda) Pinterest ‘Trend Inspiration’ was woven into the event experience. (Photo Credit: Aleks Zagozda) A guest snaps a mirror selfie amid Abercrombie’s bachelorette party pieces.

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AI Tools for Meeting Notes, Recaps, To-dos

Practical eCommerce

Reviewing meeting recordings for takeaways and action items used to take hours. No more. The post AI Tools for Meeting Notes, Recaps, To-dos appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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DoorDash Continues Push Beyond Food Delivery with Addition of Lowe’s

Retail TouchPoints

DoorDash will now offer on-demand delivery from over 1,700 Lowe’s stores nationwide, marking the platform’s first foray into the home improvement category as it pursues its goal of expanding beyond restaurants to become the “ local commerce company.” While the platform began as a tool to get fast food delivery from local eateries, DoorDash now has more than 150,000 non-restaurants on its marketplace and platform, up from 100,000 a year ago.

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Turn Payments Into Personalization: Unlock the Value of Transaction Data

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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Tubi Advertising Guide: How it Works & Ad Costs

CPC Strategy

Streaming Tubi Advertising Guide: How it Works & Ad Costs By Liz Krupa Apr 01 2024 More consumers than ever are cutting the cord and switching to streaming. The number of Americans who watch television via cable or satellite has plummeted from 76% in 2015 to 56% in 2021. Among viewers aged 18-24, 87% choose to access TV content through the internet.

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More than half of shoppers would use generative AI for clothing purchases: Adobe

RetailDive

Seventy-one percent of respondents said they think using the technology to try on products virtually would boost their buying confidence.

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Delta Boeing 737 Makes Emergency Landing at Minneapolis Airport

RetailWire

This latest incident is one in a string of issues plaguing the airline.

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Why offer label-free and package-free returns?

RetailDive

Customers want to shop — and return — how they want. Consider offering label-free and package-free returns.

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Get MACH Ready: Preparing Your Business for Digital Transformation

Adopting MACH technology means more than implementing new platforms. This type of digital change affects your organization at every level and requires a thoughtful approach to navigate challenges that crop up. The Get MACH Ready report, co-authored by MACH Alliance member Scott Canney in collaboration with Orium, commercetools, and Contentstack, will provide you with strategies to prepare your organization for a digital transformation.

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Google Settles Incognito Mode Lawsuit

RetailWire

Google has agreed to get rid of or make anonymous billions of records of web browsing data collected from its private browsing "Incognito mode." This move comes as part of a proposed class action settlement filed Monday in the Brown v. Google case.

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The future of e-commerce is video: 5 undeniable consumer stats

RetailDive

Consumers want more product videos and they want them now. It’s time to start thinking video-first.

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Parents Cash in on Target’s Generous Returns Policy for Cat & Jack Kids Clothes

RetailWire

Some parents have been taking advantage of Target's generous returns policy on its Cat & Jack kids' items to save money.

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Skims clones Kim Kardashian for first TV push

RetailDive

Created with Wieden + Kennedy, the cinematic effort looks to launch the shapewear brand for a national audience with a bold but playful story.

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The Future of Multi-Vendor Commerce

In this on-demand webinar, discover how Logicbroker’s cutting-edge technology enhances the overall experience for both current and future customers and gain insights into how leveraging our seamless integration process unlocks new dimensions of efficiency and functionality. Plus, learn how our advanced marketplace features are set to revolutionize the way businesses operate, offering opportunities for growth and success within your multi-vendor commerce program.

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April Fools’ Day Food Deals Announced

RetailWire

As we celebrate April Fools’ Day, restaurants and food brands across the nation are dishing out deals to mark the occasion.

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Walmart announces second class of beauty accelerator program

RetailDive

The retailer is also investing in beauty in other ways, including bringing back a Beauty Glow Up savings event and expanding virtual try-on.

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Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research Sets Record, 7x Hotter Than the Sun

RetailWire

The Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) has broken its own record, again. This time, the fusion reactor managed to keep things as hot as 100 million degrees Celsius (180 million degrees Fahrenheit) for a whopping 48 seconds.

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Walmart hikes return shipping rates for seller-fulfilled orders

RetailDive

The retailer didn't disclose the extent of the increase, which it attributed to "changing market conditions.

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Forrester Report: Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions

Understanding the intricate world of Point-of-Sale (POS) technology is a common challenge for tech buyers. When it comes to defining the functions of Point-of-Sale systems, the communications have yet to be standardized–—until now. Forrester’s new report, Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions, breaks through the noise and provides business leaders with the information and tools they need to evaluate the features of POS systems.

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Study highlights impact of rising staff costs for convenience retailers

TalkingRetail

Research, published this week by the University of Stirling and the Scottish Grocers’ Federation, has shed light on the impact of rising staff costs on the convenience retail sector in Scotland. On 1 April, the UK National Living Wage rises to £11.

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Guess announces $200M share repurchase program

RetailDive

The board also approved the restructuring of its debt — the third time the apparel retailer has taken such move in 12 months.

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Kia Recall: Over 427,000 Telluride SUVs Affected

RetailWire

Kia has issued a recall affecting more than 427,000 Telluride SUVs due to a significant defect that could potentially lead to unintended vehicle movement while parked.

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Dillard’s, Caelynn Bell team up on capsule collection for spring and summer

RetailDive

The assortment of dresses, separates and footwear is part of the department store's exclusive women's label Gianni Bini.

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How Retailers Are Transforming Customer Experiences with Data & AI

Speaker: David Azoulay, Marc Stracuzza, Román Tejada, and Guest Speaker Sucharita Kodali

Imagine a retail landscape where every interaction is personalized, every decision informed, and every opportunity maximized 🤔✨ Join us for an exploratory journey into the heart of AI-driven retail innovation. We’ll unveil the transformative potential of AI and data analytics in shaping the future of omnichannel personalization and e-commerce.

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AT&T Resets Account Passcodes After Big Leak of Millions of Customer Records Online

RetailWire

The telecommunications giant AT&T is resetting millions of customer account passcodes due to a huge leak of records online earlier this month.

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Fabletics launches third collection with Khloé Kardashian

RetailDive

The collection, dubbed Khloé V3, features 26 pieces — including, for the first time, compression swimwear.

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Smoothie King Expands With 7 New Locations in Las Vegas Suburbs

RetailWire

Smoothie King is strategically enlarging its footprint with seven additional outlets in the suburban areas of Las Vegas.

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Casper CEO’s Roadmap to Profitability: Control Costs, Expand Wholesale and Cater to Customers

Retail TouchPoints

Joe Megibow may be new to the CEO role at Casper , but he’s very much a known entity in the retail industry. This was on full display during an impromptu stroll across the Mandalay Bay resort at Shoptalk in Las Vegas last month, during which he was stopped repeatedly. Megibow credits his striking white hair for his recognizability, as well as the fact that “I’ve been in this industry for decades and I don’t make enemies,” he said.

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The B2B Digital Commerce Playbook for Manufacturers

In this comprehensive guide, we delve into four essential ecommerce strategies for manufacturers. Each strategy is backed by a clear vision to ensure your efforts are aligned. Whether you’re a seasoned industry player or a budding digitalization champion, these strategies offer actionable insights to drive success. What will you find in the guide: Overview of how current events and external pressures impact business priorities.