Wed.May 11, 2022

SiteW Review (May 2022): An Introduction to SiteW

Ecommerce Platforms

SiteW is one of the lesser-known, but rapidly growing tools on the market today for building your own business website. Intended to make website creation as simple and painless as possible, the technology promises a fun and enjoyable way to get started online.

Amazon faces worker demands — from shareholders

Retail Dive

The Securities and Exchange Commission's new focus on "social policy significance" means some activist proposals will get a vote at the e-commerce giant's annual meeting this month

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How Ecommerce Businesses Can Take Advantage of Data Labeling

Retail Touch

Accurate search results and personalized recommendations are undisputedly the bedrock of modern ecommerce.

Sally Beauty updates mobile app to offer 2-hour delivery with DoorDash

Retail Dive

CEO Denise Paulonis said that 80% of the beauty retailer's customers engage with it via mobile devices

Management Techniques for Offshore Employees

This whitepaper looks at the changes and challenges that stem from remote hiring and current HR trends that address them. Download this comprehensive guide to learn more!

The Connected Car Of The Future Is The One Open To Third Parties

Forrester Digital Transformation

With its revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), Europe aims to make payments safer and increase consumers’ protection, integrating new digital players into its market and requiring financial institutions to open their data and services to third parties.

Allbirds' first wholesale deals are with Zalando and Public Lands

Retail Dive

The company's own physical footprint is also performing well, with U.S. stores growing "well in excess of 150%" in the first quarter

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Kohl's board survives activist challenge

Retail Dive

Shareholders' rejection of a further board shakeup signals confidence in CEO Michelle Gass, but doesn't necessarily rule out a sale

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Introducing Forrester’s Employer Branding Research

Forrester Digital Transformation

“Now is the time … when talent is the number one priority among our leaders.” — Benji Baer, CMO at commercial real estate company CBRE The business news of late has been rife with discussions on whether or not brands should take a position on social issues.

Sneaker supremacy: Nike and Adidas battle for brand love

Retail Dive

Duking it out over six decades, the athletic wear companies influenced sports marketing and culture like few others. Who dominates in the stretch ahead may hinge on innovation and acting on pledges

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How DTC Brands Engineer Expansion Via New Product Categories

Retail Touch

Growth in the direct-to-consumer space is no longer limited to remaining ahead of trends in a brand’s core category. The first phase of growth for many DTC brands often comes from the founders’ inspiration for filling a void with a product or solution.

Why Offshoring is Better than Outsourcing

Offshoring and outsourcing are not interchangeable, as they differ in purpose depending on what drives the need behind the hiring decision. In this whitepaper, we clarify what offshoring and outsourcing are, along with the unique use cases they address.

Female CMOs overtake male ones for the first time, report says

Retail Dive

Tenure remained low in 2021 thanks, in part, to issues related to the pandemic combined with diversity efforts

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A Path To Growth: Key Insights And 2022 Trends For B2B CMOs

Forrester Digital Transformation

Forrester’s Marketing Survey, 2022, revealed insights that can help B2B marketing leaders strengthen their marketing strategy.

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Self-checkout tech maker Mashgin raises $62.5M

Retail Dive

The company's touchless checkout system doesn't need barcodes and instead uses AI and computer vision to identify products

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Kibo Personalization Wins Three TrustRadius Top Rated Awards

Kibo

On behalf of the entire team at Kibo, I am excited to announce that Kibo Personalization is the winner of three TrustRadius Top Rated Awards across the following categories – A/B Testing, Real-time Interaction, and eCommerce Personalization. .

7 Secrets of Effective Management for Remote Employees and Teams

In this white paper, we will review in more detail the challenges that virtual team managers face as remote work accelerates, and how companies are successfully overcoming these challenges with creative problem-solving.

Top Examples Of Ecommerce Payment Solutions

Ecommerce Guru

New start-ups always seem exciting. Opening your ecommerce store and sourcing your products enhances the view of your website but the most crucial step in your business is – how to get paid?

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The Ultimate Guide to Retail Store Layouts

Korona

As a retail store owner, choosing the perfect store layout design for your business can quickly become a very sobering, even stressful thought. According to Fohlio , 52% of shoppers won’t return to a store if they dislike its aesthetics, and 93% of purchase decisions are based on visual appeal.

The Road to Retail Excellence: A Sneak Peek into Peter Hall’s Session at the Retail Execution Roundtable

RepslyBlog

While there are numerous draws to attend this Spring’s Retail Execution Roundtable , none may be bigger than the President of Kraft Heinz Ingredients and U.S

Meet The New Analyst Covering Vulnerability Risk Management: Erik Nost

Forrester Digital Transformation

What Topics Will You Be Covering at Forrester? I am very excited to be covering vulnerability risk management (VRM) at Forrester, including threat modeling and management and penetration testing.

A Quick Guide to Shopping for Fulfillment

5 Factors to Consider When Comparing 3PLs

The power of promotion types – boosting retail performance

I Vend

When it comes to a retail strategy to boost business, promotions are a sure-fire winner. Promotions offer customers extra value – essentially either in the form of a lower price, or by getting more goods for the same price. .

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Virtual Banks In Hong Kong Are In A Race To Win, Serve, And Retain Customers

Forrester Digital Transformation

In the past three years, eight virtual banks have started operations in Hong Kong and have achieved early results in customer acquisition.

SalesRX Customer Success Story: Joy Lee of USA Fishing Outfitters

Retail Doc

“In hard numbers, we were able to grow our sales this holiday season by about 20%. We broke all of our sales records at every store.”. case study SalesRX customer testimonial

The Entire Ad Supply Chain Is At Fault For Disinformation

Forrester Digital Transformation

Brands fund misinformation and disinformation with their ad dollars, whether they know it or not. Top brands have served immeasurable impressions on sites containing misleading content, from Russian propaganda fueling the war in Ukraine to COVID-19 conspiracy theories.

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.

Amazon fires two employees tied to union organizing

Retail Wire

Amazon.com has fired two workers connected to union activity at the company’s warehouses in Staten Island, NY. One worker said he was fired over a discrepancy on a return to work date from COVID-19 leave. The other was fired for failing to meet Amazon’s productivity goals. in-article

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Top Five Most Critical CMO Priorities For B2C Brands

Forrester Digital Transformation

Today, we have fresh data from Forrester’s Q2 B2C Marketing CMO Pulse Survey, 2022 — a cross-industry survey among 153 US B2C marketing executives, VP and above, at brands with at least 500 employees.

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Inflation inched up in April

Retail Wire

The rate of inflation nudged up 0.3 percent in April from March, according to data from the the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The year-over-year increase in April was 8.3 percent, down slightly from 8.5 percent jump in March.

Three BIG Reasons Why Manufacturers and Distributors Need to Keep Challenging B2B Ecommerce

Digital Doughnut

So, you've already spent considerable time, money and lots of effort building your B2B ecommerce platform – are you going to keep growing? Let me give you three critical reasons why you have to keep innovating in 2022. B2B, Ecommerce

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.

Peloton CEO found bigger supply chain problems than he expected

Retail Wire

Peloton CEO Barry McCarthy said that after joining the digital fitness firm that it was “weaker on everything supply chain” than he expected coming into the job. Cash flow was another problem, but Mr. McCarthy said he was “pretty optimistic” about getting the company straightened out after fixes were put in place. in-article

Why Choosing the Right MVP Architecture is Vital

Digital Doughnut

This article is all about MVP architecture. You'll know the different types of MVP patterns and their advantages. You'll also read about the different types of architecture patterns. Technology

Mondelez to sell chewing gum brands and focus on chocolate and cookies

Retail Wire

Mondelez International said it plans to sell Dentyne and Trident in developed markets to focus its efforts on its chocolate and cookie brands. in-article

Netflix may add ad-supported plan

Retail Wire

Netflix executives are planning to introduce an ad-supported subscription plan in the last quarter of 2022. in-article

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.