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

Retail Technology Review

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

Retail Technology Review

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

Retail Technology Review

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.

Retail Technology Review

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

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.

Is Brand Packaging Important to Customers?

Retail Technology Review

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

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

Customer data analysis key to omnichannel marketing success and business growth

Retail Technology Review

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

Retail Technology Review

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

Retail Technology Review

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

Retail Technology Review

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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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.

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

Retail Technology Review

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

Retail Technology Review

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 churn analysis: Understanding why customers leave

Omniconvert

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.

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

Omniconvert

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.

Introducing the Customer Lifecycle Benchmark

Zaius

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.

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.

How Customer Feedback Can Improve Your Ecommerce Business

BigCommerce

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

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.

Ecommerce Fraud: Securing the Entire Customer Journey

BigCommerce

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.

How To Create HubSpot Custom Properties?

MakeWebBetter

Do you also wonder how you can create or edit your HubSpot custom properties? Or how many of these custom properties you can create at once for your online store? Customer data is the most valuable resource for any business. The post How To Create HubSpot Custom Properties?

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.

Let’s Discover The State Of Customer Obsession In Government

Forrester Digital Transformation

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.

Customer Service In 2022: The Times They Are A-Changin’

Forrester Digital Transformation

since the pandemic began, and customer service organizations have managed the impossible: moving thousands of agents home practically overnight and rapidly deploying new digital channels, all while supporting millions of COVID-19-stressed customers. It’s been two years (!)

Customer Satisfaction: Benefits, Examples & Importance

Omniconvert

The way a company approaches customer satisfaction can make or break a business. Learn how to monitor and improve customer satisfaction. The post Customer Satisfaction: Benefits, Examples & Importance appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

Ways Omnichannel Customer Service Accelerates Sales

BigCommerce

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

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

Omniconvert

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.

The Hidden Layers of Customer Experience. Customer Support Edition.

Omniconvert

The biggest challenges Customer Support teams to encounter in the ecommerce industry and what you can do to make sure your company is consistently delivering your Value Proposition to all customers on a 24/7 basis. The post The Hidden Layers of Customer Experience.

What Is Customer Engagement?

Kibo

In an attention-starved world, customer engagement is crucial to commerce success. In turn, they realize benefits throughout the customer lifecycle. An effective engagement strategy helps customer acquisition efforts. Customer Engagement Metrics.

What is customer analytics?

Omniconvert

Customer analytics is considered to be the bread and butter of any successful business plan. The post What is customer analytics? Customer Experience Customer Value Optimization eCommerce Growth

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.

The Psychology Behind Customer Loyalty

Zaius

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.

When More Is Less: Investing Intentionally In Customer Obsession

Forrester Digital Transformation

The most successful companies put their customers at the heart of all they do. Yet customer obsession is not an all-or-nothing proposition. Age of the Customer B2B Research Chief Marketing Officer CMO Trends Customer Engagement customer obsession promoted

Who Exactly is Your Ideal Ecommerce Customer?

Zaius

Is your ideal customer: A. A 20-year-old college student who loves football and wants a custom-printed t-shirt with their team’s fight song? You have to specifically target your ideal customers, and to do that, you must really understand your top buyers. What makes them happy customers? Don’t be afraid to get specific and really dig into your customer profile so you can better target your ideal customers and find who really wants to buy from your brand.

Introducing Experience Architecture: An Ecosystem Approach To Customer Obsession

Forrester Digital Transformation

Experience Architecture Is Fundamental To Customer Obsession Delivering the right customer experience is the number one priority for any business. Age of the Customer Architecture & Technology Strategy customer obsession

Help your customers feel the love with shipping and fulfillment optimization

Help your customers feel the love with shipping and fulfillment optimization

The Ultimate Customer Value Optimization Guide

Omniconvert

This Omniconvert guide covers everything about Customer Value Optimization (CVO): customer value, CLV, customer retention, RFM segmentation. The post The Ultimate Customer Value Optimization Guide appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

Customer retention marketing: Strategies, Examples, Tips

Omniconvert

Discover why customer retention marketing is critical to your business's success and see what strategies you can apply to boost the retention rate. The post Customer retention marketing: Strategies, Examples, Tips appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

How Customer Affinities Power Personalized Campaigns

Zaius

Customers can be a mystery at times. Why did one ecommerce customer buy ten pairs of sandals in a month? And why does another loyal customer only ever buy products from one specific line and nothing else? You don’t always have to understand why exactly your customers make the choices they do — you just have to know that they are doing it and use that data to your advantage to drive customer loyalty. How to discover customers’ affinities.

What is customer attrition

Omniconvert

What is the customer attrition? Holding on to your customers and managing their customer experiences are the smartest, safest, and. The post What is customer attrition appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.