Consumer confidence improves with vaccine roll-out

TalkingRetail

Shopper confidence has increased slightly to -5, its highest level since February 2020, new research reveals.

Consumer spending continues to improve

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending declined 2.6% Industry News barclaycard consumer spending convenience storesyear-on-year in July – the smallest fall since lockdown began, new research reveals.

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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.

Consumer confidence shows early signs of improvement

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence has increased in the past two weeks, new research reveals. GfK’s 4th Covid-19 flash report, based on data gathered between 18 and 26 June, shows consumer confidence has increased by three points over the past two weeks to -27.

Consumer confidence improves in September

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence increased two points in September to reach -25, new research reveals. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index shows three measures of conficence increased in the month, one decreased and one stayed the same. Industry News consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirus GfKJoe Staton, client strategy director GfK, said: “Despite unfavourable double-dip economic headwinds and the threat of a second lockdown, we report.

Home Improvement Growth Kit: Capture Your Share of Sales as Consumers Rely More on Digital

Salsify

Over the course of a few short months, COVID-19 has dramatically accelerated the growth and adoption of ecommerce for the home improvement industry. Increase Sales Volume and Revenue Grow Market Share Tools & Home Improvement

How the Rise of the Conscious Consumer is Fueling Resale’s Rapid Growth

Retail Touch

Recently, however, something new has begun to drive massive growth in the used goods sector — consumers who are shopping based on their values , in addition to searching for value. While all these modern products have vastly improved quality of life, they also create massive amounts of waste.

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 makes gradual recovery

TalkingRetail

Consumer spending fell 14.5% Data from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, reveals that spending on essential items grew 6.6% – an improvement of 5.7%.

6 Engagement Marketing Metrics & How to Improve Them

Kissmetrics

I’ll also share actionable tactics on how to improve them and, as a result, your bottom line. Geo : Understanding where in the world people are consuming your content helps you allocate budget and resources effectively. Understanding how people consume your content will help you optimize and format the design experience of your content. The best approach to improving your email marketing results is to optimize each stage of the journey. “Engagement.”

How To Improve Customer Experience: 5 Tips

Groove

In this blog, we're sharing 5 tips on how to improve customer experience and turn existing customers into repeat purchasers. How To Improve Customer Experience: 5 Tips. Do you need some insight into how to improve customer experience?

How Amazon’s ‘Trench Warfare’ Against Unions Could Damage its Consumer Confidence

Retail Touch

Direct dialogue is essential to our work environment — we encourage associates to bring their comments, questions, and concerns directly to their management team with the goal of quickly improving the work environment and challenging leadership assumptions,” said Nantel. “We

How Contextual Commerce Improves Customer Loyalty

Zaius

Consumers want to shop anytime, anywhere, on any device, through multiple channels — and not necessarily in a linear fashion. Contextual commerce allows consumers to purchase products from wherever they are, at any given moment — while reading a news article, on social media, via a chatbot, in a search engine, and so on — without having to stop what they are doing, go to your website, app or even brick-and-mortar store to carry out that transaction.

4 TED Talks For Understanding Consumer Decisions

Zaius

Although there are a plethora of TED Talks specifically focused on consumer behavior and how it has larger ramifications for your ecommerce marketing strategy, we’ve chosen to highlight our top four favorites. Without a proper understanding of why consumers make certain decisions, you’re playing a dangerous guessing game that will undoubtedly cost you precious time, money, and frustration. Because of this, consumers don’t necessarily feel freer or more liberated.

Improving Campaigns with UpSellit’s Q1 Webinar

UpSellIt

Prevent your marketing from seeming out of touch, while showing consumers why your brand and products should be a part of their lives. . The space and flexibility of email remarketing make it a great option for communicating your New Year’s message to consumers.

Consumer confidence boosted by lockdown ease and warm weather

TalkingRetail

Shopper confidence is showing signs of improvement as lockdown restrictions continue to ease, new research reveals. This story continues at Consumer confidence boosted by lockdown ease and warm weather. Industry News consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirus igd

How to Improve Ecommerce Conversion Right Now

BigCommerce

Since credibility represents such a basic obstacle to conversions on an ecommerce website, overcoming that obstacle can result in significantly improved conversions. Fogg resulted in 10 guidelines for credibility that ecommerce stores can use to improve their credibility. Furthermore, you may be able to increase trust through the use of security seals and marks of expertise (or quality), and by improving website content and copy.

Inmar Intelligence and Convey Partner to Improve Returns CX

Retail Touch

With returns of online purchases rising 148% in 2020 based on year-over-year comparisons, according to the National Retail Federation , retailers are seeking to improve the shopper’s experience while also streamlining the many elements involved in processing returns.

Why Traditional Consumer Panels Won’t Help Consumer Brands Retain Market Share

Retail Touch

For a long time, retail consumer data-gathering was a game rigged for big players. As a report from consulting firm Catalina showed, 90 of the top 100 consumer packaged goods companies lost market share to smaller brands in recent years. Where are those consumers in our data?

The Empowered Marketer: Harnessing the Power of Direct-to-Consumer

Zaius

Is your B2C brand shifting to direct to consumer? As the so-called retail apocalypse continues, many brands in consumer product goods have realized that traditional retail is not necessarily the most reliable business model. In this exclusive interview, John shares: The biggest challenges of moving from wholesale to direct-to-consumer. How is Combe making the transition from primarily wholesale to an ecommerce, direct-to-consumer business?

How to improve the customer experience with buy now, pay later

retaildive

Consumers want to be satisfied with not just what they buy, and the price they pay, but also how they pay

The Digital Consumer Age Of Retail: Moving Beyond Omnichannel

Retail TouchPoints

By Peter Zaballos, SPS Commerce The Digital Consumer Age Of Retail The retail industry has entered a new era – the Digital Consumer Age of Retail. Consumers’ proficient use of digital channels has revolutionized the retail industry and technology has changed the way people shop today. The Consumer Is Always Right The old adage that “the consumer is always right” has a new meaning in today’s retail industry.

GDPR: One Year Later – Has It Lived Up To Its Promise to Protect Consumers?

Retail TouchPoints

While the GDPR was an evolution and improvement on the 1995 Directive, did it fulfill its promise? The fact is, enforcement has been lackluster in this area and consumers are still not aware that their data is being sold by vendors that profit off of it. What we do know is there is a lack of transparency and consumers currently have no idea how many of these data management platforms are trafficking their data at this point. - Fines have been lackluster to say the least.

Website Design Best Practices: 5 Ways To Improve UX

Groove

Website Design Best Practices: 5 Ways To Improve UX. Compress images to improve page load time. Consumers lack patience, and they want to know immediately how a brand will benefit them. Compress Images To Improve Page Load Time.

How Google Local Guides Improve Visibility

Neil Patel

Guides’ additional content can increase your business’s visibility and make it easier for consumers to get the information they need. With most consumers heading online to search for local businesses, and mobile search on the rise, increased visibility is more critical than ever before.

Leveraging 2020 Ecommerce Trends to Improve Strategies

UpSellIt

However, the dynamic nature of ecommerce means that brands have to continuously strive to meet the changing demands of consumers. Continued growth in this segment is expected, as consumers take online shopping out of their living rooms, and into the world at large.

Tips To Improve Your B2B Ecommerce Business

Elsner

B2B customer experience has improved, but the consumers are waiting for stores to buck up and fulfill their expectations. We are not only talking about B2B customers, but B2B buyers are also consumer buyers at some time. Consumers are not just looking for products these days.

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Save Money & Improve Engagement by Using UGC for Social Ad Creative

Inflow Insights

There’s a reason why we’re all about testing here at Inflow: It’s the only way for your digital marketing strategy to improve. For today’s consumers, relatability in advertising is nearly two times as important as popularity.

Cannabis dispensaries remodel to improve customer experiences

RetailWire

Dispensaries are following the lead of mainstream retailers with improved online operations that feature frictionless shopping opportunities including curbside pickup and delivery. Cannabis dispensaries are remodeling as more states approve the drug for adult recreational use.

Restoring Consumer Trust In Retailers’ Data Management: Can DMS Help?

Retail TouchPoints

If you’re like most retailers, the answer is a resounding “yes.” These questions have become so prevalent in retail organizations that headlines now pose them not only to retailers under fire, but also to consumers, who today — as never before — question whether retailers can be trusted with their personal information. Under full and proper use of these systems, the likelihood of regulatory investigation and consumer distrust can be significantly decreased.

Virtual Reality Fully Opens Window Into Consumer Behavior In-Store

Retail TouchPoints

Faced with the challenge of online shopping, retailers have looked to understand what activates online and in-store sales and redoubled their efforts to improve the shopper experience. But it’s hard to understand the mindset of the consumer unless you’re in the store, shopping with them. However, recent advancements in VR have vastly increased the realism and reduced the costs, making it a viable way for companies to test their ideas and improve profitability.

5 Mobile eCommerce Design Tips To Improve UX

Groove

Ensure your mobile eCommerce design evolves as consumers' shopping preferences change by staying up to date with the latest mobile eCommerce trends and strategies. Cater to the consumers who regularly shop on mobile devices by optimizing your online store for mobile.

4 TED Talks For Understanding Consumer Decisions

Zaius

Although there are a plethora of TED Talks specifically focused on consumer behavior and how it has larger ramifications for your ecommerce marketing strategy, we’ve chosen to highlight our top four favorites. Without a proper understanding of why consumers make certain decisions, you’re playing a dangerous guessing game that will undoubtedly cost you precious time, money, and frustration. Because of this, consumers don’t necessarily feel freer or more liberated.

8 Ways E-Commerce Teams Can Improve Brand Image

ChannelAdvisor

In this article, we’ll look at the different levers available to retail teams when it comes to improving brand image. Improved market coverage, which positively impacts your brand awareness. It’s key that consumers are able to pick from a wide range of variations (e.g.,

How to Use Machine Learning to Improve Your Digital Marketing

Neil Patel

Unguided systems will create an algorithm and then look for ways to improve it going forward. Using Machine Learning to Improve Your Marketing. The long and short of it is machine learning can be used to improve just about every part of your digital marketing efforts.

5 tips to improve web UX for maximum conversions

GetElastic

Most of the time, UX revolves around enhancing the experience consumers have when interacting with your product. This article features five tips to improve UX design and generate sales. Usability. Efficiency. Accessibility. All these terms converge to give life to UX design.

4 Ways Retailers Can Cut Waste by Improving Supply Chains

RetailMinded

The pandemic has severely limited consumer mobility, forcing big-name clothing retailers and department store chains to file for bankruptcy. Due to safety and physical distancing concerns, more consumers are buying online.