Global survey shows surge in Christmas holiday shopping due to product shortage and lockdown fears

Retail Technology Review

According to a new survey* of 1,000 UK consumers carried out on behalf of JRNI, over half (56%) of consumers plan to do their Christmas holiday shopping early in 2021 due to fears of empty shelves and further lockdown measures. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Pandemic drives over half of consumers to shop more locally; bank data key in enabling SMEs to compete with big businesses

Retail Technology Review

Over half of consumers globally (53%) believe it is more important to shop with local businesses now than it was before the pandemic. That’s according to new research released by Pollinate, the global software business that partners with banks to help them deepen and extend relationships with their business customers, in which over 4,500 consumers were surveyed across the UK, US, Australia, and Brazil.

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Luxury retail: Why a customer should love your packaging first, and then your product

Retail Technology Review

More and more, brands are beginning to see the value of their packaging in influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions. But much less often do they understand the true potential of their outer and additional elements in driving brand engagement, increasing loyalty and enhancing the overall customer experience – and it’s by doing the latter, you can really make consumers fall in love with not only your products, but your brand and business too.

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Retail Technology Review

Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world. Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

Safety is too important to rely on ‘off the shelf’ products. When sourcing safety solutions, consultation is key

Retail Technology Review

The boom in online retail in recent years has undoubtedly boosted warehouse and logistics operation in the UK while the circumstances of 2020 continue to fuel further growth within the industry as consumers steer clear of the high street; opting instead for online shopping and delivery. By David Thomas, General Manager, ZoneSafe - Proximity Warning & Alert Systems.

New Global Consumer Report Analyzes Latest Online Shopping Trends

BigCommerce

In 2022, global ecommerce sales will exceed $5 trillion for the first… BigCommerce News Ecommerce Research 2022 Global Consumer Report BigCommerce Global Consumer Report BigCommerce Report BNPL Buy Now Pay Later Ecommerce Global Consumer Report Global Ecommerce Metaverse

Defining ‘Direct To Consumer’

RTP blog

DTC refers to the process of selling directly to the consumer. direct-to-consumer DtC Ashwin Ramasamy PipeCandy DNVBsBy Ashwin Ramasamy, PipeCandy If you’re a follower of retail, you have definitely stumbled upon these terms in your newsfeed — DTC, D2C, DNVB. Andy Dunn, the co-founder of men’s clothing retailer Bonobos, coined the term “DNVB ” which stands for Digitally Native Vertical Brands.

Survey: Consumers Want Easy Access to Apparel Sustainability Info

Retail TouchPoints

The apparel industry’s enormous global environmental impact has made it a primary focus of sustainability efforts, and consumers — or at least a significant portion of them — want to do their part. Additionally, consumers are looking for frictionless access to sustainability information.

Santa Monica Seafood Explores a Sea of Opportunities by Expanding to Direct-to-Consumer

BigCommerce

One or two things have changed… Direct to ConsumerSanta Monica Seafood was officially founded back in 1939 on the Santa Monica Pier.

50 Key Statistics to Win Online Consumers in 2023

IntelligenceNode

2022 has been a turning point for several key aspects of retail, bringing with it a wave of new consumer trends and technological advancements. The post 50 Key Statistics to Win Online Consumers in 2023 appeared first on Blog.

How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

Survey: 87% of Consumers Doubt Influencers Use Products They Promote

Retail TouchPoints

Desire Company CEO Eric Sheinkop discussed the survey results with Retail TouchPoints : Retail TouchPoints (RTP): What’s the significance of the fact that so many consumers doubt influencers even use the products they’re recommending?

Make it Big Podcast: Surveying Consumer Trends with PayPal

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. One year after… Make It Big Podcast Make It Big MIB PayPal

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Instagram Sales: How to Captivate Consumers With Your Brand

BigCommerce

Since Instagram’s inception back in October 2010, approximately one billion monthly users have introduced the social media platform into their… Ecommerce Marketing How to sell Instagram social media

How to Take Your Brand Direct to Consumer

BigCommerce

Thinking of dipping your toes into the direct to consumer waters? In fact, according to IAB’s popular new study, The Rise of the 21st Century Brand Economy, the future of retail growth comes from direct consumer relationships. If your brand wants to win the direct to consumer game, you can’t just efficiently fill orders, you need to expertly fulfill the modern expectations of customers who place those orders. Why brands are going direct to consumer. Direct to Consume

Consumer spending falls

Talking Retail

Consumer spending fell 7.2% This story continues at Consumer spending falls. Industry News barclaycard consumer confidence consumer research convenience storesin March compared to the same period in 2019, as lockdown continued, new research reveals.

Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Lindsay Harrison, and Erin O'Brien

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

What’s Next For Digital Consumer Behaviors?

Forrester Digital Transformation

Read why you should eschew “new normal” thinking when it comes to consumer behavior. Age of the Customer Consumer Energy Index customer experience Customer Insights digital business promotedWe’re in a deeply unsettled, volatile moment—and change is here to stay.

10 Consumer Trends Shaping the Future of Retail

Retail TouchPoints

Seismic shifts in consumer trends accelerated by the pandemic will have long-lasting implications for the retail industry at large. Future Commerce partnered with Method + Mode to conduct broad consumer research over a period of three months ending in January 2021.

Make it Big Podcast: Global Consumer Current and Future Shopping Trends with Shelley Kilpatrick

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. We commissioned a… Make It Big Podcast Brands ecommerce podcast fashion Make It Big MIB MIB Podcast Pablo Gallaga Podcast retail Shelley Kilpatrick The Make It Big Podcast thought leadershi

Direct to Consumer Marketing: The Complete Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

Direct-to-consumer (D2C) marketing is quickly becoming the choice route for CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) brands and manufacturers to gain entry into the market directly rather than via a middleman structure. What is Direct-to-Consumer Marketing (D2C)?

The Complete Guide to Marketplace Success

The increase in marketplace popularity means a need to provide shoppers with the best customer experience, starting with a complete and accurate product data catalog. Learn how the best marketplaces are maximizing eCommerce data to get it right.

Direct to Consumer Marketing: The Complete Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

Direct-to-consumer (D2C) marketing is quickly becoming the choice route for CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) brands and manufacturers to gain entry into the market directly rather than via a middleman structure. What is Direct-to-Consumer Marketing (D2C)?

What Defines A ‘Connected Consumer’ In 2019?

RTP blog

Last week, Retail TouchPoints broadcast its 2019 Connected Consumer Webcast Series , with retailers and solution providers alike sharing success stories and tips for providing a smooth experience across all channels. As retailers undertake these initiatives, they must keep in mind that the end goal is to build better relationships with consumers and keep the conversation flowing through (and between) various channels. CCS19 connected consumer Editor Q&A

5 Ways COVID-19 has Reshaped Consumer Behavior

Retail TouchPoints

With COVID-19 case counts declining and vaccination efforts underway, eager consumers and retailers are both looking hopefully toward a future return to normal. Here are five key takeaways: The 2021 Consumer is Craving Convenience. The 2021 Consumer has a Recessionary Mindset.

Consumer spending grows

Talking Retail

Consumer spending grew 0.4% This story continues at Consumer spending grows. Industry News barclaycard consumer confidence convenience storesin April compared to the same period in 2019 – the first growth recorded this year, new research reveals.

Delight Customers, Reduce Costs, and Drive Profits With Xparcel from RSL

Partnering with Rakuten Super Logistics for e-commerce order fulfillment is the best decision a business can make to reduce shipping costs and improve customer satisfaction. All RSL clients get free access to the Xparcel shipping platform.

UK consumer confidence grows

TalkingRetail

UK consumer confidence has increased in the past two weeks, new research reveals. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index increased six points to -30 for June, with all five measures of confidence up in the month. This story continues at UK consumer confidence grows.

‘Shopper Promiscuity’ Forcing Brands to Completely Reimagine How they Connect with Consumers 

Retail TouchPoints

We’ve gone from a world with very limited distribution channels, a limited set of brands and a limited number of channels in which you could communicate with consumers to this kind of unbounded new economy. By now we’ve all heard the news that brand loyalty is in decline.

Post-COVID Consumer Priorities: Personal Budgets, Brands’ Social Responsibility

Retail TouchPoints

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, consumers plan to fundamentally change how they spend money and live their lives. Consumers Are More Concerned, Not Less. Consumers will continue to make deep and permanent changes to their lives.

Consumer Behavior: A Definitive Guide

MakeWebBetter

Consumer Behavior, Something For Everyone. The marketing of products depends on consumer behavior & psychology for the sales results. Consumer psychology is a mix of two main constructs, namely, Consumer attitudes and Consumer behavior. […].

UK consumer confidence remains stable

Talking Retail

Consumer confidence remained steady at -9 in June, new research reveals. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index shows four measures of confidence rose in June in comparison to the figures for May and one measure was down.

Consumer confidence improves marginally in second quarter

TalkingRetail

UK consumers emerged from the second quarter of the year in a cautious but slightly more positive mood, following a record decline in consumer confidence in the first quarter of the year, new research reveals.

2022 Global Ecommerce Report: Health and Beauty

BigCommerce

Ecommerce may have roots all the way back to 1969, but there’s no doubt that the last two years have… Ecommerce News 2022 Global Consumer Report b2b b2c Beauty bigcommerce Bliss Consumer Report data Ecommerce Global Consumer Report headless headless commerce Health health and beauty LARQ omnichannel Report social commerce TikTok

Consumer spending falls in February

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending fell 13.8% This story continues at Consumer spending falls in February. Industry News barclaycard consumer research consumer spending convenience stores coronavirus

Consumers spent $72B online in October: Adobe

Retail Dive

Shoppers sought deals on electronics, toys and other items ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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Consumer-Centric Strategies for a Successful Q4

ChannelAdvisor

In the presentation, they shared several statistics from ChannelAdvisor’s recent consumer survey that yielded insights into the various stages consumers walk through before completing a purchase. The research also indicated consumers are shopping online more frequently than ever before.

Consumer confidence remains steady

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence remained stable in December, despite increased Covid-19 restrictions over the Christmas period and uncertainty over Brexit, new research reveals. Industry News christmas consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirus IDG

Consumer-Centric Strategies for a Successful Q4

ChannelAdvisor

In the presentation, they shared several statistics from ChannelAdvisor’s recent consumer survey that yielded insights into the various stages consumers walk through before completing a purchase. The research also indicated consumers are shopping online more frequently than ever before.

Consumers to shop more in stores this holiday: survey

Retail Dive

After staying close to home during the height of the pandemic, nearly two-thirds of consumers plan for in-store shopping this season

Covid-19 changing consumers technology demands

TalkingRetail

More than 20% of consumers, around 13 million adults, would like to have the ability to place orders online for delivery from their local c-store, new research reveals. This story continues at Covid-19 changing consumers technology demands.

Consumer spending declines again

TalkingRetail

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