Thu.Oct 07, 2021

Halloween Comes Early For Synverse, FB, and Twitch – What We Can Learn From Their Spooky Outages + Breaches

Forrester eCommerce

As renowned ghost hunter and solver of mysteries Scooby-Doo would say, “Ruh roh, Raggy!” It looks like more than ghosts are wreaking havoc on haunted networks. We’re less than a full week into October and Cybersecurity Awareness Month isn’t quite taking shape the way we expected.

Make It Big Podcast: Enhancing UX Through AR and VR with Threekit and Lindsey Scoggins Studio

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. Bring experiences to life with AR… Make It Big Podcast Make It Big

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Macy's is reportedly being pushed to spin off its e-commerce business: Should any retailer do that?

Retail Dive

Saks already did it, and Wall Street may want everyone to do it. Others are not so sure

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Is Dropshipping Worth It? Find Out the Truth About Dropshipping Success

Ecommerce Platforms

It may sound surprising, but dropshipping has been a profitable form of business model for fulfillment since the 1960s, even before the internet was around.

This Coming Holiday Season is Shaping Up to Have the Most Spending in History

As for what shoppers want to buy most, you'll have to read the “2021 Holidays Unwrapped” report by Klarna to find out. Download it here!

7 mall stores you forgot about

Retail Dive

What is it about the mall experience that stokes nostalgia? Here's a look back at some of the brands that once loomed large in shopping centers

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Walmart's delivery service lands Home Depot as its first customer

Retail Dive

The deal gives Walmart GoLocal a client with billions of dollars' worth of online orders to fulfill

Nedap Helps Retailers Track Inventory Across the Supply Chain Via RFID

Retail Touch

RFID solution provider Nedap has launched the Nedap iD Cloud Platform, an integrated suite of SaaS solutions purpose-built for RFID technology.

REI to close on Thanksgiving, Black Friday for the seventh year in a row

Retail Dive

As in past years, the outdoor retailer is asking its staff and the public to #OptOutside and enjoy the outdoors instead of shopping

1-800-FLOWERS.com Simplifies Holiday Gift-Giving for the Age of Remote Work

Retail Touch

1-800-FLOWERS.com com has expanded its corporate gifting capabilities to make it easier for companies to connect with and celebrate employees or clients even as many offices remain closed.

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The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

With denim trends in its favor, Levi's shrugs off the price of cotton

Retail Dive

The brand is mitigating expenses thanks to its tight supply chain control and maintaining momentum due in large part to its direct sales to customers

Harrods Gets Hipper with New High-End Sneaker Shop-in-Shop

Retail Touch

Harrods , one of the UK’s oldest department stores, has kicked its hipness quotient up a notch with the opening of The Edit LDN , a leading UK online store for high-end streetwear.

Target adds buy now, pay later options with Affirm, Sezzle

Retail Dive

As the holiday season nears, the retailer has added payment services to make shopping fit within consumers' budgets

Casual Observations on Social e-Commerce

GetElastic

While my purchases via social media are limited in scope, I’m fascinated and admittedly a bit hooked on what’s new on these apps for sale. I’ve spent more than a few hours scrolling when my intent was to unwind and shut off screen time. Oh well.

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

Owner of Chubbies and Solo Stove files for IPO

Retail Dive

The outdoor brand platform joins a fast-growing cohort of DTC players making their exits for the public markets this year

Macy’s Launches Live Shopping, Upgrades App as Activist Investor Calls for Ecommerce Spinoff

Retail Touch

Macy’s is upgrading its digital presence in time for a holiday season that is once again poised to be an ecommerce-focused end of the year. The retailer will engage with shoppers through weekly live shopping events, roll out a new mobile app and add new omnichannel features.

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10 Holiday Ecommerce Strategy Tips for Brands | Salsify

Salsify

No matter what holidays you celebrate this upcoming season, there are a few special dates all marketers should prepare for: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Super Saturday.

Holiday Hiring: Kroger to Add 20,000 Associates, Target to Pay Peak Work Bonus

Retail Touch

Kroger is holding its second nationwide hybrid hiring event next week, with a goal of hiring 20,000 associates for the holiday season.

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.

Getting Popup Timing Right for Maximum Opt-in Rates

Omnisend

Reading Time: 6 minutes. You can’t expect visitors to buy something the first time they encounter your ecommerce store—the best you can do is encourage them. With the right encouragement, you can push them towards joining your email list.

RFM based marketing strategies for customer segments

Omniconvert

Discover how RFM based marketing helps you build effective strategies for your customer segments based on the valuable information you already have. The post RFM based marketing strategies for customer segments appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

Target, Simon Add New BNPL Options Ahead of Expected Holiday Surge

Retail Touch

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) is primed for growth during the holiday season as retailers and providers ink new deals and expand their networks.

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RapiDoc API Documentation: An Improved and Updated Approach

Kibo

As part of Kibo’s ongoing effort to enhance our developer resources, we have updated and improved our API documentation, making API integration simpler and faster.

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.

How to Build Paid Ad Campaigns Around Typos, Misspellings, and More

Neil Patel

We all make mistakes. It’s part of being human. Unfortunately, in some cases, mistakes can be costly. If you’re a marketer running paid campaigns , mistakes can actually be blessings in disguise.

Labor shortages create long lines and frustrated customers at pharmacies

Retail Wire

Pharmacies across the country are dealing with staffing shortages, causing long customer queues for prescription medicines.

adidas Launches Brand-Agnostic Resale Program

Retail Touch

adidas is expanding its sustainability efforts with a new resale program powered by ThredUP ’s resale-as-as-service (RaaS) program.

Delivering the goods – creating a great customer experience

I Vend

Customer experience is the retail ‘holy grail’ – the all-important goal that retailers must achieve to be successful. I’m not telling you anything new there.

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.