Fri.Apr 02, 2021

Shopify Plus vs BigCommerce Enterprise (Apr 2021) – What is the Difference?

Ecommerce Platforms

There are plenty of digital tools online designed to help today’s entrepreneurs sell online. However, many of these solutions focus on companies of a certain size that are keen to grow.

Kroger Looks to Build on 2020 Growth by Accelerating Digital, ‘Leading with Fresh’

Retail Touch

Kroger outlined plans to deliver total shareholder returns of 8% to 10% in 2021 at its virtual Investor Day, held March 31, 2021.

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How To Increase Retail Sales KPIs: Ditch Being Passive

Retail Doc

A quick walk through the mall shows retailers are trying to increase revenues with some fairly dramatic sales. Retail Sales KPI upselling selling tips

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

Retail Touch

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, consumers plan to fundamentally change how they spend money and live their lives.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

What is Demand Generation?

Neil Patel

Marketing your business can feel like an uphill battle, but it all comes down to making your target audience care about what you’re selling. What’s the best way to do that? Shifting their perspective so they understand not just what you do, but what problem you solve.

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How to Run Sponsored App Ad Campaigns

Neil Patel

You created an app. Now you just need to drive traffic to it. As a marketer or app creator, you might not know where to start to drive app downloads. It might not be as hard as you think. You can start gaining traffic through a sponsored app ad campaign.

Forbes: Harry’s Raises $155 Million, Plans to Invest in New Products and Acquisitions

Retail Touch

Harry’s has raised $155 million in a Series E funding round led by Bain Capital and Macquarie Capital, valuing the company at $1.7 billion , according to Forbes. This puts the retailer’s value 25% higher than the price of the blocked $1.37

[eCommerce Trends 2021] 6 Insights to Increase Sales and Customer Loyalty

lateshipment

Everybody loves memes… It really helps us take a breather from the pressures of work and cool off for a moment. And the best part, it’s a different joke that cracks us up every time! Every week there’s a new meme trending online – From Bernie Sanders to a ship stuck in the Suez Canal.

J.Crew Senior Leadership Appointments Support Retailer’s Strategic Growth Plan

Retail Touch

As part of its long-term strategic growth plan, J.Crew Group has appointed four experienced retail industry leaders to its senior management team: Jose Davila, Chief People Officer; Danielle Schmelkin, Chief Information Officer; Derek Yarbrough, Chief Marketing Officer; and Liz Hershfield, SVP Sustainability.

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.

Don’t Let Pandemic-Driven Tech Decisions Impact Your Opportunity To Be Future Fit

Forrester's Customer Insights

After a period of scrambling many technology leaders are looking to get their technology strategy back on track. Here's how you can do it. Age of the Customer CIO insights Digital Transformation technical debt technology-driven innovation

Can Modern CRM be the Lifeline Retail is Looking for?

Retail Touch

In a reversal of the traditional paradigm, today’s consumer expects brand loyalty to be reciprocal. They invest time as advocates of your brand, and in return they expect you to reward them with unique experiences that justify their commitment.

Creative product descriptions

Shopping Signals

– Product Descriptions – Are you still using product descriptions that are copied directly from your supplier? If so, you are KILLING your chances of converting visitors into sales. It’s time to up your game and write great product descriptions! To do so, you just need a simple framework … Like this: Know who you’re selling to: Your product is not for everyone. Don’t be general. Be specific. Imagine a specific ideal person who would benefit from your product.

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Best Practices For Choosing Ecommerce Domain Names for Shopify

AcquireConvert

This easy-to-use ecommerce platform has made setting up and running an online store accessible to several aspiring entrepreneurs all over the world. Even those with no website designing or coding experience can now become proud owners of an online store.

5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

Build Better Help-Desk Chatbots

Forrester's Customer Insights

I like chatbots. I think they’re neat and hold immense promise. Unfortunately, most of the bots I’ve interacted with haven’t met the bar to be considered “useful.”

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Reeling in a New Generation of Renters

PERQ

Generation Z, Zoomers, or just Gen Z aren’t just teenagers on TikTok. The oldest of Gen Z are in their early to mid 20’s. They are at the age where they are renting on their own — whether it’s in their college town or in the city they move to for their first jobs.

How Innovation Can Make Your Firm More Resilient

Forrester's Customer Insights

The firms that prove most resilient have innovation processes built into their culture and leverage adaptive technology platforms. Learn how you can do this at your firm. Age of the Customer Innovation operationalizing innovation technology-driven innovation

Consumers experience long waits for appliance deliveries

RetailWire

The combination of higher consumer demand and supply chain backups is causing “a perfect storm” of appliance delivery delays, says sales professional James Kries. “Everyone’s staying home, remodeling homes,” said Mr. Kries.

The Retailer’s Playbook for Customer Acquisition

This playbook outlines the four phases of program development and illustrates each point with real-world case studies from retailers that have found success.

AdaptML

Dynamic Yield

Human-like recommendations A self-training deep learning system that adapts the digital experience individually to each user by extrapolating buying intent from customer data and predicting products they may be interested in.

Macerich mall to be converted to housing community

RetailWire

A possible indication of what may become of many of the nation’s struggling malls is mall developer Macerich’s sale of its Phoenix’s Paradise Valley Mall to a joint venture that plans to create a planned mini-community on the property.

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How To Make Sense Of Consumer Behavior After The Pandemic

Forrester's Customer Insights

Here in New York City, COVID-19 vaccinations are opening to all residents ages 16 and up; the fluttering arrival of warmer weather and easing of restrictions are lifting spirits and drawing locals out to the parks and sidewalk restaurants.

Pre-pandemic, Amazon considered opening discount stores

RetailWire

Sources said to be close to the discussions told Bloomberg that Amazon had been developing plans to open a chain of discount stores with the aim of clearing out hard-to-move inventory from its warehouses, but apparently postponed or abandoned it once the pandemic took hold.

Going Beyond Account-Based Marketing: Why ABM-i is the Wave of the Future

Evolve beyond account-based marketing and create a hyper-personalized approach that considers stakeholders as individuals. Learn 8 strategies to use data and technology to create scalable yet personalized ABM programs.

Focusing Demand Teams On The Buying Group Experience Is A Valuable Mind Shift

Forrester's Customer Insights

Still jamming leads down a funnel? Buying-group obsession is more likely to achieve growth for demand and ABM. John Arnold explains the mind shift and what teams need to focus on. Demand and Account-Based Marketing SiriusDecisions Research Develop A Multidisciplinary Demand Team

Alabama ‘going full guns’ in response to talk of new legislation

RetailWire

As has been the pattern in recent years, when highly publicized mass shootings prompt calls for stricter gun regulations, gun sales boom, as evident in the heightened activity at gun shops in Alabama. “I I think [Biden’s statement] is causing a surge in sales again, just like it did under the Obama administration,” said Randall Murphree of Murphree’s Gun Shop in Oneonta, AL. “It It always causes panic and people start buying again

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How to Create Evergreen Content Right From the Start

Neil Patel

Evergreen content engages and educates readers for longer without a huge amount of effort. Once you master the art of writing “timeless” content, you can ensure your articles, e-books, and tutorials stay relevant for years to come.

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Buying and Transforming Underperforming Stores

eCommerceFuel

If you are an entrepreneur, you have probably come across a business being sold so cheaply that you considered purchasing it. However, being business savvy enough to differentiate between fantastic buying opportunities and energy-destroying lemons can be very tricky.

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7 Data-Driven Lead Generation Strategies That Drive Growth

Delivering sales-ready leads is a constant challenge for B2B marketers. Check out these 7 strategies to find and target high-value prospects who are ready to buy, and motivate them to act.