Tue.Sep 20, 2022

ShipStation Alternatives for 3PL and Shipping Success

Ecommerce Platforms

As one of the most popular shipping apps for ecommerce order fulfillment, ShipStation often gets recommended for managing shipments, finding great deals from carriers, and sending tracking codes.

Amazon offers sellers free software to speed fulfillment

Retail Dive

Veeqo helps merchants manage inventory and gives discounted rates with carriers such as UPS and FedEx

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How to Improve Customer Experience in Retail Stores

Wiser

According to a study done by Salesforce , 84 percent of consumers say that customer experience is just as important as a company’s products and services. In fact, customer experience is one of the biggest factors that retailers have to consider.

Nordstrom adopts poison pill

Retail Dive

The retailer’s announcement follows news that Mexican department store company Liverpool acquired a 9.9% stake earlier this month

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!

Nordstrom Swallows ‘Poison Pill’ Following Mexican Retailer’s Stock Purchase

Retail TouchPoints

The Nordstrom Board of Directors has adopted a one-year shareholder rights plan, a.k.a. a poison pill, following the purchase earlier this month of 9.9% of the retailer’s stock by Mexican luxury department store Liverpool. The Liverpool stock purchase, valued at $293.8

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Walmart Canada Rolls Out AI-Powered Out-of-Stock Detection to All Locations

Retail TouchPoints

Walmart Canada is implementing an automated AI assist at all of its stores to help keep shelves stocked and enhance the customer and associate experience both in-store and online.

J.C. Penney Beauty to expand nationwide

Retail Dive

The concept is currently in 10 pilot locations and will increase to 600 stores by the spring of 2023

DICK’S Sporting Goods to Open Its First Southeast and Northwest Public Lands Locations

Retail TouchPoints

DICK’S Sporting Goods will open four new locations of its outdoor specialty retail brand Public Lands this fall, including its first locations in the Southeast and Northwestern U.S.

How Lovesac went from selling bean bags to nearing $500M in sales

Retail Dive

Founder Shawn Nelson discusses how the company shifted sales from stores to online all while operating profitably

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.

Walmart Expands Retail Media Offering with Social, Livestreaming Integrations

Retail TouchPoints

Walmart is expanding the reach of its retail media offerings through a series of new partnerships with TikTok , Snap , Roku and livestreaming platforms Firework and TalkShopLive to enable new off-site and video-based advertising capabilities.

7 Ecommerce Strategies to Prepare for the 2022 Holiday Shopping Season

ROI Revolution

The madness of the 2022 holiday shopping season isn’t far away – and for many shoppers, it’s already begun. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain strain, and inflation concerns, consumers have been starting their holiday shopping earlier than ever.

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Sticker Shock: DTC Marketing Omnichannel Pivots are Pricey, but Drive Long-Term Profit and Stability

Retail TouchPoints

There’s been a great deal of hand-wringing around the advertising industry lately as brands deal with rising marketing costs. Marketing budgets are 9.5% of total company revenue so far this year.

How to set up a Shopify popup in 5 easy steps

Omnisend

Reading Time: 7 minutes. For Shopify users , contact lists are everything. Not only do they generate dollars from different email addresses, but they continuously drive value for yourself and your customers with communications that matter.

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.

#RSP22: Expert Advice on Achieving a Great Holiday Season With Agility, Personalization and Solid CX

Retail TouchPoints

Retailers are approaching an uncertain holiday season with any number of questions on their mind: Will pent-up demand beat out shoppers’ inflation-driven caution? Which channels will be most important for driving sales and building loyalty?

Podcast: The Business of Cannabis Speaks with the CEO of KORONA POS

Korona

[link] As the sale of recreational marijuana is quickly getting legalizing in many states, the retail cannabis business is booming and dispensaries are opening up left and right. Making transactions and keeping track of inventory with ease, speed, and reliability is what KORONA POS does best.

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What is a Loyalty Program?

Smile.io

Every entrepreneur has one goal when they decide to start a business–to find customers, make them fall in love with their brand, and keep them coming back. One of the tried and tested ways to accomplish this is with the help of a loyalty program. But what exactly is a loyalty program?

Supply Chain Management: How to Deal with the Supply Chain Crisis

Korona

Since the initial days of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across nearly all industries have dealt with supply chain issues. These challenges have not gone away as quickly as we all hoped, and they continue to evolve.

A Quick Guide to Shopping for Fulfillment

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Selling Cross-Border with Walmart’s North American Marketplaces

ChannelAdvisor

Walmart is the world’s largest company by revenue. Since the late 20th century, it’s been a household name that’s synonymous with value and extensive inventory. Today, it’s also leading the online retailer pack with marketplaces for countries around the world.

Shopify vs BigCommerce: Best Ecommerce Platform for Your Store?

AcquireConvert

Shopify vs BigCommerce: Market share. Shopify started in Canada in 2006 and BigCommerce in Australia in 2009. Six or seven years ago, the platforms were pretty much on par in terms of overall market share. Shopify’s phenomenal growth in recent years has meant that the gap is now a wide one.

Selling Cross-Border with Walmart’s North American Marketplaces

ChannelAdvisor

Walmart is the world’s largest company by revenue. Since the late 20th century, it’s been a household name that’s synonymous with value and extensive inventory. Today, it’s also leading the online retailer pack with marketplaces for countries around the world.

9 simple tips to improve client reporting

Funnel.io

As a digital marketer, how do you see client reporting? Do you look forward to generating reports at the end of every month, or see it as a grueling yet mandatory task? If you agree with the second option, you are not alone.

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.

Grocery store customers can now earn Starbucks Stars

Retail Wire

Starbucks has long licensed in-store shops in stores operated by Kroger, Hy-Vee and others. Until now, however, those customers were not able to receive reward points from the coffee giant because purchases were processed through the point-of-sale system used by the store.

Best Shopify Product Customizer Apps

AcquireConvert

Product Options & Customizer. Product Options & Customizer is another very established and well-reviewed Shopify product customizer app that allows you to add an unlimited number of product variants to product pages.

Railroads avoided a strike but still face service issues

Retail Wire

Freight railroad operators were able to avert a strike by engineers and conductors but service issues including fewer trips and longer transit times remain a challenge to be overcome. “Railroads understand that service is not at the level customers expect or deserve.

Best Shopify Digital Downloads Apps

AcquireConvert

SendOwl . SendOwl calls itself “the wise way to sell and deliver your digital products”. A full-time team is dedicated to improving this Shopify digital downloads app. The app allows you to deliver all types of digital assets from your Shopify store – whether you sell one or one thousand per day.

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.

Nordstrom adopts ‘poison pill’ to ward off unsolicited takeover

Retail Wire

Nordstrom adopted a “poison pill” provision to prevent investors from taking a greater than 10 percent stake in the company. The retailer took the action after it was publicly disclosed that the Mexican department store operator Liverpool acquired a 9.9 percent stake in Nordstrom.

Gamification in Healthcare Apps: Use Cases & Amazing Benefits

Digital Doughnut

Learn about the implementation of gamification elements in healthcare apps, use cases, and value addition to patients as well as providers. Customer Experience, Innovation & Trends, Technology

Beyond Meat COO arrested for biting another man’s nose

Retail Wire

Doug Ramsey, chief operating officer at Beyond Meat, was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening and third-degree battery on Saturday. He was arrested after an alleged physical altercation between himself and another driver in a parking garage following an Arkansas Razorbacks’ football game. Mr. Ramsey was named COO of Beyond Meat in December after three decades of working at Tyson Foods. in-article

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