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BigCommerce Annual Report: A Letter From CEO Brent Bellm

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How the Rise of the Conscious Consumer is Fueling Resale’s Rapid Growth

Retail Touch

Not too long ago, the sale of secondhand goods was driven primarily by value: shoppers looking to avoid breaking the bank on big-ticket items or clothes the kids will just grow out of.

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Retail in a post-COVID world: We need to go back to the way we were

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While it's easy to blame the pandemic for its toll on retail, it merely accelerated changes that were already happening, writes Carl Marks Advisors' Howard Meitiner

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Digital Wallet vs. Credit Card: What Payment Methods Should You Accept?

FastSpring

Remember when PayPal first came on the scene? Well, you might not because you were probably in high school … or maybe even elementary school. But 2000 was a big year for PayPal. In March of 2000, they hit 1 million users. Then by September of the same year, they reached 5 million users.

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.

Tailored Brands left bankruptcy and quickly unravelled. What's next?

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The menswear retailer is searching for its footing after running into liquidity problems and legal fights immediately after exiting Ch.

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Best Buy pilots $200 membership

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Best Buy Beta comes with perks, including free installations, member pricing and unlimited Geek Squad technical support

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Barefoot gears up for summer with boxed wine range

Talking Retail

Wine brand Barefoot is launching a bag-in-box range ahead of the summer season. The Barefoot on Tap range is rolling out this month in 1.5-litre packs, available in Pinot Grigio and White Zinfandel variants (£12.50 each).

How To Increase Conversions With Wishlist For WooCommerce?

MakeWebBetter

Wishes are the inner desire with the restricted possibility of immediate fulfillment. However, wishes are always linked with some hope of fulfillment in the future. Fortunately, marketers have found a way to use this wish factor to boost sales and increase conversions.

Q1 2021 Paid Search News + Trends

ROI Revolution

Published April 8, 2021. Google Products + iOS 14 Update. The latest iOS 14 update mainly pertains to apps, which aren’t a significant portion of Google Advertising traffic, so the impact to paid search tracking has not been significant. Google Search app: No change!

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.

Retail defaults to decline — but will still be high: Moody's

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Bankruptcies hit record highs in 2020. The pace already slowed, but uncertainty remains, and weaker retailers are still vulnerable

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Apple iOS 14.5 Update: Impact on Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Brands [April 2021]

ROI Revolution

Published February 3, 2021. Updated April 8, 2021. With iOS 14, Apple will require users to provide explicit permission for apps to collect and share data. To collect permission, Apple is enforcing a Tracking Transparency Prompt (ATT) in the App Store.

Teen love for Nike appears to be unshakable

retaildive

The brand continues to rank No. 1 among this cohort, which is also concerned about racial equality and the environment, Piper Sandler found

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Spar Scotland extends its Snappy Shopper network

Talking Retail

Spar Scotland is extending its partnership with Snappy Shopper with four additional stores adding the home delivery app. The symbol group has been working with Snappy Shopper since 2020 and there are now 23 stores across its company-owned and independent estate using the home delivery app.

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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.

Bluemercury introduces Klarna installment payments in stores

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Consumers are interested in buying cosmetics in stores again and plan to do so as vaccine distribution continues, according to a Klarna study

Ban on ‘harmful’ paper receipts suggested

Talking Retail

Paper receipts should be banned to stop them from heading to landfill, waste collection company BusineseWaste.co.uk suggests. More than 11.2

Inventory Optimization Solution Provider Trax Secures $640M in Fresh Funding

Retail Touch

Trax , a cloud-based solution that helps CPG brands and retailers optimize their inventory strategies through data and analytics, has secured $640 million in Series E funding. The round was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 21 and technology-focused funds managed by existing investor BlackRock.

Nisa posts strong trading figures

Talking Retail

Nisa posted strong trading figures for the 52-weeks to 2 January, with sales up 10.8% to £1.6bn. During 2020, the symbol group signed up 624 new stores, building on strong recruitment figures in 2019.

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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.

Store Tours: Why Cuts Clothing Took a Bet On Brick-and-Mortar

Retail Touch

Join us live today at 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT. Also streaming at : LinkedIn • Facebook • Twitter. While many retail businesses were assessing and scaling back on their store investments, Cuts Clothing saw it as the perfect time to break into brick-and-mortar.

Typhoo supports firefighters with on-pack partnership

Talking Retail

Typhoo Tea is partnering with The Fire Fighters Charity to “help to raise awareness of its ongoing work” ahead of International Firefighters’ Day on 4 May. The “Brew with a Crew” campaign aims to raise money to support the physical and mental health of the UK’s fire services community.

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rue21 Expands Size-Inclusive Product Offerings to 36 More Stores

Retail Touch

Specialty retailer rue21 continues to invest in its size-inclusive product offering, extending its plus-size fashion to an additional 36 stores. This move makes its XS-4X clothing now available in 444 stores, or more than 65% of its brick-and-mortar locations. “We

Jam Shed neck tag competition returns with a new variant

Talking Retail

Wine brand Jam Shed is set to launch a Chardonnay variant to coincide with the return of its “Win Your Jam” neck tag competition. The “Win Your Jam” competition is running until 31 August across 2.5

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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.

Patric Richardson the Laundry Guy Shares Retailing Success Story

Retail Doc

In this podcast I get to talk with Patric Richardson , author of Laundry Love and host of a new series on Discovery+ and HGTV about his background in retail, starting his store Mona Williams in the Mall of America, and his new show The Laundry Guy.

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Cadbury adds price-mark format to singles range

Talking Retail

Mondel?z z International is rolling out a 60p price-marked format for its Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel single bar, in a move designed to help retailers “drive sales in the singles category”.

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Best Buy Trials New Membership Program Combining Support and Free Shipping in 60 Stores

Retail Touch

Best Buy is piloting a new membership program called Best Buy Beta that will offer customers an array of benefits, including: exclusive pricing; unlimited Geek Squad technical support; up to two years of protection on most product purchases; free standard shipping and delivery; and free installation on most products and appliances.

JTI unveils new price for Kensitas Club rolling tobacco

Talking Retail

JTI is reducing the price for its Kensitas Club Rolling Tobacco in Scotland, in a move designed to reflect “consumer demand for value roll-your-own tobacco”.

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.