Wed.Jan 12, 2022

387: John Jantsch Reveals His Strategy For Ecommerce Marketing In 2022

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today, I’m thrilled to have John Jantsch on the show. I have followed John’s blog, Duct Tape Marketing, for over a decade. And his writing inspired me to learn marketing skills to complement my technical skills.

Global online sales exceed $1 trillion during the holidays: Salesforce

Retail Dive

Despite external challenges, consumers continued to splurge online

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2022 Shopify Revenue, Statistics, and Usage Numbers

Ecommerce Platforms

You know Shopify is a big deal. Millions of merchants use it every day. On a global scale, it has grown from a fledgling Canadian startup to a behemoth amongst ecommerce platforms. But how big is Shopify Inc., really?

Walgreens Seeks Strategic Alternatives for Boots, Expands VillageMD as Healthcare Pivot Continues

Retail Touch

Walgreens will examine strategic alternatives for the UK-based Boots drugstore chain and expand its VillageMD operations, as the pharmacy retailer works toward “building our next growth engine,” CEO Roz Brewer said at the 40th Annual JPMorgan Virtual Healthcare Conference.

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

Stitch Fix turns to Venus Williams to help women conquer anxiety at the gym

Retail Dive

The tennis champion said that, like many women, she's grappled with feelings of "gymtimidation," and will share tips on how to overcome it

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At 45, Ron Herman is Still a Retail Industry Trendsetter With a Heavy Community Focus

Retail Touch

Over the past 45 years, Ron Herman has evolved from its origins as a specialty shop into an international brand with locations in both the U.S. and Japan.

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4 Tips for Staying Ahead of Retail Competitors

Retail Touch

As M+A activity continues, convenience retailers are experiencing increased pressure to maintain market share. That pressure is driving technological advancements and innovation in an industry that has been historically slow to change.

Choosing Between Configuring Out-Of-The-Box Platforms and Building Services-Based Solutions

GetElastic

Having the right tech stack in place can be a game changer for any business - it can provide you with the agility to outmaneuver the competition, delight your consumers, and drive explosive growth in revenue.

NPS Software – Why do you need it and 7 must-have features

Omniconvert

Discover the importance of using an NPS software solution for your customer retention efforts and the main features an NPS tool should provide. The post NPS Software – Why do you need it and 7 must-have features appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

TIDAL Announces Exclusive Deal for Students, Military, and First Responders To Kick Off 2022 Using SheerID

SheerID

TIDAL announced a new limited-time offer for students, military, and first responders to enjoy their music streaming service for $1. Press Releases

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How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

The Future of Digital Marketing: Ecommerce Predictions for 2022

ROI Revolution

Published January 12, 2022. The past two years have introduced tremendous unprecedented challenges and opportunities for brands. What digital strategies should retail marketing professionals implement in 2022 for scalable success?

Is Defective Packaging Losing You Sales?

Wiser

Does this sound familiar? Sales in one of your retailers are down year-over-year, but steady or up with your other partners. This is a common, yet incredibly frustrating, challenge. What happened to make sales decrease in Walmart, but not Target?

Customize or Configure: Which eCommerce Approach is Right For Your Business?

GetElastic

Having the right tech stack in place can be a game changer for any business - it can provide you with the agility to outmaneuver the competition, delight your consumers, and drive explosive growth in revenue.

“I’m Yours”: Win customers’ hearts this Valentine’s Day with inventory packages

Liveintent

Love is in the air, and Cupid is sharpening his arrow as we speak. That means it’s time for marketers to finish planning those Valentine’s Day advertising strategies and figuring out how to win audiences’ hearts this February.

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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!

10 Website Performance Metrics You Need to Understand

Neil Patel

If you want to succeed in online marketing, your website needs to be effective. How do you tell if it’s actually working? Website performance metrics are the key. The problem is there are so many metrics available through Google Analytics and other tracking platforms.

Big Lots Plans to Open 500 New Stores, Increase Annual Sales to $8-10 Billion

Retail Touch

Home discount retailer Big Lots is returning to expansion mode after more than a decade of flat store growth, with plans to open as many as 500 new stores in the next six to seven years. Big Lots currently operates 1,431 stores across the U.S.

J.C. Penney targets IT, e-commerce overhaul with new executives

Retail Dive

The incoming CIO, and chief digital and transformation officer will guide the company as it carries out its post-bankruptcy digital plans

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Customize or Configure: Which eCommerce Approach is Right For Your Business?

GetElastic

Having the right tech stack in place can be a game changer for any business - it can provide you with the agility to outmaneuver the competition, delight your consumers, and drive explosive growth in revenue.

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.

Foxtrot brings in $100M, plans to open 25 new stores in 2022

Retail Dive

The upscale convenience store chain is also testing cashierless technology and looking to triple the size of its engineering team

Combating Counterfeit Activities Online And Protecting Your Brand

IntelligenceNode

Threats, Challenges, and Best Practices for Combating Counterfeit Products This blog post was first published on Forbes in April 2021 in the form of two different articles – Part I & II and is authored by Intelligence Node CEO Sanjeev Sularia in his capacity as a member of the Forbes Tech Council. 2021 is finally […].

Holiday hiring in retail dropped 7%

Retail Dive

New analysis from Challenger, Gray & Christmas shows seasonal jobs fell to their lowest levels since 2016 as COVID-19 surged once again

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Announcing Forrester’s New Research On Attack Surface Management

Forrester Digital Transformation

As I watched the December 2021 Log4j situation unfold (and it continues … ), the importance of IT asset visibility couldn’t have been clearer.

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.

East Coast snowstorms jeopardized suppliers, $5B in revenue: Resilinc

Retail Dive

The storm put an estimated 25,000 types of product at risk. It could take 23 weeks for facilities to recover

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Three Things To Know About The Forrester Wave™: AI Infrastructure, Q4 2021

Forrester Digital Transformation

Investing in new AI infrastructure in 2022? My colleague Mike Gualtieri and I published a new Forrester Wave™ report: The Forrester Wave™: AI Infrastructure, Q4 2021. This is a brand-new topic for Forrester Wave evaluations.

OPENBOOK: Free Accounting Software to Manage Small Business

Ecommerce Guru

OpenBook is a one-stop solution for any small business owner in India, and it is available for free. Now, every business owner can manage their banking and business finances from a single app, saving time and money.

Achieve High Performance By Learning From Elite Sports Leaders

Forrester Digital Transformation

At the Forrester Tech & Innovation Forum 2021, I discussed how leaders can learn from elite sports with leadership coach and author Drew Povey.

A Quick Guide to Shopping for Fulfillment

5 Factors to Consider When Comparing 3PLs

Murmurs of newsletter subscription fatigue

Liveintent

Do you hear that? There’s a buzz in the air and, no, it’s not just those cicadas emerging from their 17-year subterranean slumber.

Top Online Loyalty Strategies for Retailers

Customer Communications Group

Lack of foot traffic and the inability to physically see products in person make it challenging for online-only retailers to build customer relationships, humanize their brands and maintain long-term loyalty. These e-commerce loyalty strategies can help bridge the gap.

Online sales set holiday record aided by inflation

Retail Wire

Higher prices on a wide range of goods helped drive holiday season sales to $204.5 billion, a nine percent increase over 2021. Inflation affected the price of goods across a wide range of categories. Online revenues rose 0.8 percent from November and 3.1 percent year-over-year. “It’s

Top Online Loyalty Strategies for Retailers

Customer Communications Group

Lack of foot traffic and the inability to physically see products in person make it challenging for online-only retailers to build customer relationships, humanize their brands and maintain long-term loyalty. These e-commerce loyalty strategies can help bridge the gap. The post Top Online Loyalty Strategies for Retailers appeared first on CCG

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.