Tue.Nov 23, 2021

Digital Readiness: How Your Ecommerce Brand Can Succeed This Holiday Season and Beyond

GetElastic

The 2021 holiday shopping season is expected to be a record breaker. Retail ecommerce sales are projected to increase nearly 17% this year and reach roughly $4.9 trillion.

382: Post-Pandemic Business Strategies To Focus On In 2022 With Andrew Youderian

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today, I have my good friend Andrew Youderian back on show. Andrew runs the Ecommerce Fuel Podcast and an amazing community of 7 and 8 Figure eCommerce entrepreneurs. This episode is all about strategy. Specifically, Andrew and I discuss our post pandemic business strategies for 2022.

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Off-price retailers best Q3 expectations but brace for the holidays

Retail Dive

The segment is mostly overcoming supply challenges while benefiting from full-price sales at other retailers, as consumers grapple with inflation

How Not to Build DTC Retail Wrong

Retail Touch

Ten years ago, brands had a fear of upsetting wholesale partnerships.

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!

Dollar Tree pivots to $1.25 prices even as inflation-wary shoppers seek the retailer out

Retail Dive

The company saw a modest sales bump during the third quarter, with consumers chasing value. Meanwhile, supply chain costs have choked margins

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7 Excellent Product Description Writing Examples

Salsify

When shopping online, customers rely heavily on product descriptions to make purchase decisions. If they understand how a product helps solve their problems and aligns with their values, they’ll buy. Omnichannel Strategy

How Meta, QVC and Coresight Research Use Livestreaming to Drive Holiday Demand

Retail Touch

For decades, Black Friday marked the official start of the holiday shopping season and was one of retailers’ most critical sales days.

Target to keep stores closed on Thanksgiving for good

Retail Dive

After two years of temporarily shutting locations on the holiday, CEO Brian Cornell told workers that the company will continue doing so moving forward

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YouTube Makes Major Push into Live Shopping with Holiday Stream and Shop

Retail Touch

In the last few years, YouTube has seen huge growth in live video, with more than half a million channels livestreaming for the first time in 2020. And as on many other online platforms, where there’s livestreaming there’s live shopping.

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.

NPD: Fragrance expected to boost beauty sales this holiday

Retail Dive

More than a quarter of U.S. shoppers are planning to buy a beauty product for the holidays, the report found

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LiveIntent fosters a supportive and engaging pet community

Liveintent

For many of us, our four-legged friends are as much a part of our family as the humans in their lives. This is why we’ve not only cultivated a community for LiveIntent pet owners and animal lovers alike, but we also offer several benefits and perks for our employees’ furry companions.

Arts 101

Walmart to Host First-Ever Shoppable Livestream on Twitter

Retail Touch

Last December, Walmart became the first retailer to launch a shoppable livestream on TikTok. Now the retailer plans to make livestreaming history again with the first shoppable livestream on Twitter , featuring singer/songwriter Jason Derulo. On Nov.

Dr. Squatch rolls out personal care products at Walmart

Retail Dive

Following on the heels of its digitally native peers, an array of the brand's products will be available at over 1,600 physical locations

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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.

5 Questions to Help You Choose Between a CDP or Personalization & Testing Engine

Kibo

In an earlier post, we outlined how you can secure budget for a personalization solution that will help you achieve your goals, please stakeholders, and show demonstratable ROI.

How to Hire for the Holidays: 9 Seasonal Hiring Tips for SMBs

Korona

Retailers across the world start preparing for the holiday season as soon as the previous one ends. For many retail businesses, particularly small businesses, sales during the holiday season might reach a third or even half of all yearly sales.

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Forming a Successful B2B E-Commerce Organization: Part 4 of 8

Fabric Blog

I am partnering with fabric this Fall season to revisit concepts in my book Billion Dollar B2B E-Commerce and reflect on how organizations approached these concepts during the height of COVID-19 that pushed more business online. This is part four of an eight-part series. Article

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Finding the Right eCommerce Product Suppliers for Your Store

Korona

Let’s get started with the following scenario: You’re the owner of an eCommerce store. A customer places an order for several items on your website. Following the order, you contact an eCommerce product supplier to provide you with the ordered items.

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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.

Is Your Retail Model a Burnt Turkey?

Fabric Blog

Many employees working for traditional retailers will miss their turkey dinner this year. Not because of recent supply chain issues , but because of outdated business models and technology.

What is Streaming? How does HTTP Live Streaming Work?

Applozic

Table of Content Real-time Streaming Is streaming and downloading the same? How does streaming work? Which transport layer protocol is used while streaming? What is HTTP streaming?

How to Run Responsive Display Ad Campaigns

Neil Patel

Getting your products or services in front of the right audience is becoming increasingly more challenging. This is because most businesses are going digital, increasing their reach online, and leveraging paid ads.

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Understanding Real Time APIs- Types & Use Cases

Applozic

Introduction The day when I felt proud of being one among millions of developers who are working tirelessly to scale up the real-time APIs. Confused? Hold on, let me explain.

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 Use Google’s Advanced Search Operators

Neil Patel

Regardless of which industry you operate in, providing value and gaining visibility has never been more important. With increased competition in the digital space for audiences, you need to employ every tool in your toolbox to outmaneuver your competitors.

Long Polling: A Quick and Simple Rundown

Applozic

Chat APIs, Audio APIs, and Video APIs can be built in many unique ways – especially with the number of contemporary implementation styles and types of backend server technology.

How to Change Your Username on Social Media

Neil Patel

The username you use on social media sites can either help or hurt your brand. One way to make sure that it helps your efforts is by making sure that the username conveys what you want it to convey. If people are searching for content related to your brand , they should be able to find you with ease.

AdWeek Elevate: Newsletters and a path to a sustainable business model for publishers

Liveintent

LiveIntent recently attended AdWeek’s Elevate: Publishing conference. Over three days, publishers and tech partners came together virtually to discuss the hottest topics and trends in the publishing world.

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.

Female college graduates may transform the economy

Retail Wire

More women now attend and graduate from college than men. That is a nearly decade-long trend that may have a transformative effect on society going forward as women ascend to leadership positions within education, industry and government. in-article

Three helpful tips to drive sales this holiday season

Liveintent

As we head toward the end of the year, you’re likely preparing to kick-start your Q4 holiday campaigns. With global supply chain issues, it is more important than ever that customers place their online orders as soon as possible, ensuring timely arrival for the holidays.

Early holiday shopping lightens the delivery load for parcel services

Retail Wire

FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service may not face the anticipated crunch to deliver parcels as Christmas nears with more Americans completing their holiday shopping earlier this year. “I