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

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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. Over half of consumers globally (53%) believe it is more important to shop with local businesses now than it was before the pandemic.

eCommerce disruptor OnBuy secures former Chief Customer Officer of Seasalt

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OnBuy.com continues its growth and expansion with the appointment of Aron Cody-Boutcher as Chief Marketing Officer. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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

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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. More and more, brands are beginning to see the value of their packaging in influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions.

Kooomo launches B2B catalogue site for global retailer Blauer H.T.

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the clothing brand created following technical, functional and high-performance standards, has chosen global e-commerce platform provider Kooomo to launch its showcase website specifically designed for its growing B2B customer base. Blauer H.T., Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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.

Is Brand Packaging Important to Customers?

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By Ed Smith, freelance writer Branded packaging may seem like a minor detail when it comes to ecommerce, but you might be surprised at just how effective it can be and how it could help your business to thrive over the competition. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

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

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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

Customer data analysis key to omnichannel marketing success and business growth

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Companies which collate and analyse customer data, both online and offline, have grown 16% in the past year and are more than twice as likely to significantly exceed business goals and see strong return on investment (32% versus 14%), according to a global survey of 235 organisations with annual revenues of at least $50m.

Minelli speeds up shift towards digital retailing with Cegid's unified commerce platform

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Retail software vendor, Cegid, has signed a new deal to completely overhaul the IT systems at French footwear retailer, Minelli, in a bid to streamline the business and improve the shopping experience for customers. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Go Instore, HP and Currys PC World join forces to drive growth in online revenue for HP products

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Go Instore, provider of immersive omnichannel retail experiences for personalised ecommerce, has announced the success HP inc has had in providing human-led digital user experiences for their retail partners’ online customers. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Plobal joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help ecommerce merchants grow mobile revenue

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As mobile becomes the default shopping device, Plobal gets on board the Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help high-volume merchants increase mobile revenues by engaging their most loyal customers. Internet Retailing Mobile Computers

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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!

Talend cloud enables PointsBet to ensure compliance and reliability amid rapid international expansion

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Talend, the cloud data integration solutions provider, has announced that PointsBet, an online bookmaker from Australia offering both traditional fixed odds markets as well as PointsBetting, is using Talend Cloud and Microsoft Azure to deliver a differentiated mobile betting experience to just under 100,000 customers worldwide and support its international expansion.

Achieving retail?s Holy Grail: A 360-degree customer view

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The UK retail sector is unforgiving. High street sales recently suffered their biggest drop in 20 years, while online sales growth was forecast to decline to single digits for the first time this year. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

Customer Loyalty: Definition, Tips, & Solutions

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Customer loyalty is crucial to the success of businesses. Learn why it is important, how to measure it, and tips for building customer loyalty. All Blog Customer Loyalty TOFU Customer Acquisition Identity Marketing Personalized Marketing

Customer churn analysis: Understanding why customers leave

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Discover how customer churn analysis helps you understand why customers stopped buying from your store and find out what you need to fix to see churn rates drop. The post Customer churn analysis: Understanding why customers leave appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

European Predictions 2023: Customer Experience

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2023 will be a year of reckoning for European customer experience teams. Age of the Customer customer experience Europe European Predictions 2023 predictionsSome will widen CX advantage over competitors, while other teams will be forced to disband. Learn more.

Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Introducing the Customer Lifecycle Benchmark

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Customer-Obsessed. Customer Experience. Customer-centric. We all talk about putting our customer first. But, when it comes to measuring performance, we act more like customer-later. Well, it is time to let the customer value secret out. Know Your Customer.

Customer Stickiness and its connection to Customer Loyalty

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Read on and discover what Customer Stickiness means, its importance, and how it relates to sustainably growing your business. The post Customer Stickiness and its connection to Customer Loyalty appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

How Customer Feedback Can Improve Your Ecommerce Business

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Do you know what the last customer who bought something from your ecommerce store thought about the product they received? … Ecommerce Marketing customer retention

How To Clear Customs And Navigate The Customs Clearance Process

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There's a lot of paperwork involved, and even the smallest errors can lead to a hefty fine from the customs agency. This post explains what you need to know about customs clearance, including important terms and costs.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Finding Your Customer-Centric Growth

Zaius

Marketers who are data-driven and thought leaders pay close attention to their most active customers. The first place you’ll want to start is your brand value, which is simply the sum of your customer relationships. Nurturing Active Customers.

In Customer Success We Trust

Forrester Digital Transformation

Customer Success is a critical business function and plays an essential role in building trust with customers as a strategy for retention. B2B CX customer centricity Customer Engagement customer obsession

Ecommerce Fraud: Securing the Entire Customer Journey

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Customer expectations have never been higher… Ecommerce Security fraud partner security trendsEcommerce is a rapidly growing industry with many exciting innovations happening all the time.

Using Amazon Pay to Create a Customer-Centric Checkout Experience

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Businesses can succeed or fail depending on how seriously they take customer… General Ecommerce Tips Amazon Amazon Pay bigcommerce BigCommerce Apps checkout Checkout Process Ecommerce ecommerce payments Integration partner PaymentsShopper experience lies at the heart of ecommerce.

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.

Customer Satisfaction Score – will it matter in 2023?

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Today we'll look at the Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT): what it means, how it differs from other CX metrics, and how it contributes to improved CLV. The post Customer Satisfaction Score – will it matter in 2023?

Unlock Loyalty Throughout The Customer Lifecycle

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Loyalty marketers have conventionally focused their efforts on customers post-purchase: increasing customer retention, enrichment, and advocacy. Loyalty marketers, the scope of your job just expanded. And before you panic, it’s a good thing.

Anticipate Your Customers’ Next Best Experiences

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Age of the Customer AI Insights customer experience Customer Insights digital designThe future of experiences will be driven by analytics, and many of them will be anticipatory.

Take 10 Minutes to Get Started with Customer Research

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This guide on Customer Research uncovers the most common research methods, the benefits of this process, and helpful tips to get you started. . The post Take 10 Minutes to Get Started with Customer Research appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Single customer view

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What a single customer view? The post Single customer view appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog. Customer Experience Customer Retention Customer Value Optimization RevealWhat type of data does it use? What are the steps to creating one?

Customer Loyalty: the Ultimate Guide

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We've prepared the ultimate guide on Customer Loyalty to help you become a company that uses CLV as the North-Star metric. The post Customer Loyalty: the Ultimate Guide appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog. Customer Value Optimization

Ways Omnichannel Customer Service Accelerates Sales

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In 1982, Late Night with David Letterman premiered. Sci-fi classic ET was released. Doctors performed the first implant of an… Omnichannel Strategies

How to improve customer experience and build profitable relationships with your customers.

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Discover the real impact Customer Experience has on your business and discover how to improve your customer relationships. The post How to improve customer experience and build profitable relationships with your customers.

Retain Valuable Customers with Loyalty

Learn how to effectively retain your most valuable and profitable customers. Download Annex Cloud's 2020 Customer Retention white paper.

Customer acquisition vs. customer retention

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Today we’re tackling an age-old debate in the marketing industry: what is more important – customer acquisition or customer retention? The post Customer acquisition vs. customer retention appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog.

Turn Away The Bots, Not Your Customers

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Age of the Customer Application Security holiday RetailWe’ve all been there — we’re on our favorite website trying to buy the latest gadget, reserve concert tickets, or claim an advertised reward.

Let’s Discover The State Of Customer Obsession In Government

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Government organizations that want to improve the services, benefits, products, and experiences that they provide to customers must focus relentlessly on customers’ needs. Most government organizations want to be more customer obsessed.

The Psychology Behind Customer Loyalty

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But few brands are lucky to attain the ranks of true customer loyalty. Sure, many of us— 77 percent, in fact —participate in some kind of customer loyalty program. By looking deeper into the psychology behind customer loyalty programs, a clearer picture of how brands should be incentivizing customers comes into focus. . Once you’re armed with a foundational knowledge of what makes your customers tick, it’s easier to understand and empathize with them.

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.