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2023 eComm & Retails predictions from 41+ experts

Omniconvert

What's changing in eComm & Retail this year? What's still working? 40+ global experts answer in this ultimate 2023 prediction compilation. The post 2023 eComm & Retails predictions from 41+ experts appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog. Customer Value Optimization

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Uniqlo is banking on RFID tech to help drive international growth

Retail Dive

The retailer is counting on digital innovation to help drive store growth in North America and Europe, according to Fast Retailing CIO Takahiro Tambara

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Neiman Marcus Adds C-Level Brand and Retail Leaders

Retail TouchPoints

Seeking to advance its Revolutionize Luxury Experiences initiative, Neiman Marcus Group has named executives to fill two new high-level positions: Chief Brand Officer and Chief Retail Officer.

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Party City files for bankruptcy with plans to shed debt

Retail Dive

The retailer has a deal with bondholders to pursue an “expedited restructuring” aimed at improving its capital structure and liquidity

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Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

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Microsoft to Lay Off 10,000 Employees by April 2023

Retail TouchPoints

Microsoft will trim its workforce by 10,000 people, or approximately 5% of its total employees, according to a January 18, 2023 SEC filing. The reductions will take place during the company’s fiscal 2023 Q3, which runs to the end of March 2023. The tech giant will take a $1.2

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Tableau and Alteryx for Business Intelligence: How to Use the Tools to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Canonicalized

Business intelligence (BI) is the process of gathering, storing, analyzing, and providing access to data to help organizations make better business decisions.

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J. Crew embraces resale

Retail Dive

“J. Crew Always” involves online sales of used goods in partnership with ThredUp, as well as an assortment of vintage finds at select stores

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Mitigate Worker Shortages by Streamlining Recruitment and Hiring Processes

Retail TouchPoints

Retail TouchPoints (RTP): What have been the most significant changes in the retail hiring landscape over the past two to three years? What are the major contributors to the current problems retailers are having in filling store-level and other vacancies?

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Peloton appoints chief marketing officer

Retail Dive

Leslie Berland most recently held the CMO role at Twitter and brings about a decade of experience from American Express

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NRF Retail’s Big Show: Day 3 Recap

Kibo

Day 3 marks the end of another NRF Retail Big Show, but we walk away armed with insights, data, and ideas that will help Kibo and our clients thrive in 2023 and beyond.

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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.

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Ulta names Samsung exec new chief marketer

Retail Dive

Michelle Crossan-Matos, who also has 16 years of experience at P&G, succeeds Shelley Haus, who died in June

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How to Stop Emails Going to Spam

Digital Doughnut

Inbox placement rate (IPR) denotes emails that reached the recipient’s inbox rather than ending up in their spam or junk folder. Since 2015, the global IPR has grown from 79% to 85%. This means that only one in six commercial emails miss the target.

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12 best Wix ecommerce templates to inspire you (2023)

Omnisend

Reading Time: 7 minutes. You’ve probably heard of Wix in the same breath as Shopify. Wix has emerged as a top-tier site-building and hosting ecommerce platform. Wix continues to make site building easier for beginners.

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The Impact of Toxic and Harmful Content on Brands, Their Teams and Customers

Digital Doughnut

Online toxicity can be damaging for brands, impacting the well-being of their frontline staff and creating a real commercial impact for brands if their customers are exposed to it. So, how can companies work to alleviate the negative effects? Content, Social Media, Technology

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Purple taps Sephora vet as chief of owned retail

Retail Dive

Scott Kerby, who also previously held roles at Old Navy, Bath & Body Works, L Brands and American Eagle, reports to CEO Rob DeMartini

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Party City Files for Bankruptcy, Secures $150 Million Loan as it Seeks to Overcome Mounting Debt

Retail TouchPoints

Party City Holdco Inc.

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Practitioner To Analyst: What I Would Have Done Differently If I Had Access To The Research I Have Now

Forrester Digital Transformation

Being a Forrester marketing operations analyst for 60+ days, my learning journey has been quite informative. Check out what I have discovered so far.

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10 Must-Have Retail Skills for Sales Associates

Korona

No matter how effective your store’s marketing strategy is or how good your products are, the human factor remains the most essential element for achieving your objectives.

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Learn Today, Sell Tomorrow: Increasing ROI & Conversions Through Search Metrics

Search metrics can drive conversion by helping website owners, and marketers learn from their online visitors. The data provided by an onsite search engine can help personalize the eCommerce experience and turn a visitor into a repeat buyer.

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It’s Awards Season For Customer Obsession — Nominations Wanted

Forrester Digital Transformation

Submit your nominations for Forrester's inaugural Customer Obsession Awards. These awards will recognize leading organizations and executives who put customers at the center of everything — and, in the process, accelerate growth, customer loyalty, and employee engagement.

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3 factors that affect email list quality

Liveintent

Whether you’re sending the occasional marketing email or a weekly newsletter, email list quality can make or break your email marketing program.

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External Attack Surface Management Finds Assets That Your Org Can’t See

Forrester Digital Transformation

The External Attack Surface Management Landscape, Q1 2023 is now available! Forrester clients can view the report to dive deeper into the benefits of EASM and key functionalities to assess when selecting an EASM vendor.

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J. Crew is the latest to enter resale market

Retail Wire

Crew has launched a resale program — J. Crew Always — that will offer second-hand clothing and vintage apparel online through jcrew.com and ThredUp.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Supply Chain Shortage Of Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye

Forrester Digital Transformation

They say the most inopportune time to buy an umbrella is when it’s raining. That’s exactly what’s happening now to US utilities companies scrambling to procure a critical component required to beef up or repair power lines just as the US hurricane season arrives.

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Party City files for Chapter 11 protection

Retail Wire

Party City Holdco and some of its U.S. business units have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of a plan with creditors to reduce the company’s debt load.

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When It Comes To Customer Obsession, Financial Services Companies Are Thoroughly Mediocre

Forrester Digital Transformation

Many financial services executives buy into the concept of customer obsession, but too few take actions that build a customer-obsessed culture. That is the top-level finding from our just-published “The State Of Customer Obsession In Financial Services, 2022” research report.

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Retail sales fell in November and December

Retail Wire

Retail sales fell 1.1 in December following a revised decline of one percent in November, according to the Commerce Department. October’s sales were up 1.3 percent as many Americans began their holiday shopping early in 2022. in-article

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The Headless (CMS & Search) eCommerce Hunt

Speaker: Jonathan Meyer & Jonathan Read

Headless CMS is redefining the way online content is presented. But don't worry––it’s not nearly as spooky as it sounds. Connect with Hawksearch’s Jonathan Meyer, joined by Sitefinity’s Jonathan Read, where the pair will define Headless CMS, the benefits it offers, and outline its eCommerce potential,

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Adidas responds to fake emails sent out under its name

Retail Wire

Two emails from a fake Adidas account went out this week to fashion influencers and others announcing the appointment of a former factory worker and union organizer as co-CEO of the company and the launch of a “pre-worn” collection. The sportswear giant, which has been accused of ignoring working conditions in the factories that produce its goods, denied the charges.

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Microsoft to lay off thousands

Retail Wire

In a memo released this morning, Microsoft has confirmed plans to lay off around five percent of its workforce (roughly 10,000 people). The layoffs follow a cut of about one percent of Microsoft’s workforce in 2022. in-article

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December wholesale price increases were lower than November’s

Retail Wire

Wholesale prices in December were up 6.2 percent year-over-year, much lower than the 6.8 percent gain expected by economists and well below the 7.3 percent annual jump in November. in-article

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Millennials and Gen Z drove luxury goods growth in 2022

Retail Wire

Luxury goods consumers are becoming younger and wealthier, according to a report from Bain & Co. Sales within the segment are expected to grow between three and eight percent this year on top of a 22 percent gain in 2022. in-article

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The Marketer's Guide to Surviving Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Speaker: Jonathan Meyer, Danielle Erwin, Jeremey LaDuque, Nathan Hedley & Nils De Moor

To help eCommerce merchants set themselves up for success, Bridgeline's leading eCommerce, SEO, and marketing experts are coming in an all-star roundtable to discuss Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023. As a group, they will showcase the checklist for how to prepare your eCommerce site, how to identify the latest online shopping trends, and how to seize new revenue-generating opportunities.