Fri.Jul 31, 2020

The Definitive Google Shopping Ads Handbook: 2020 Edition

BigCommerce

The ecommerce industry is accelerating at an unprecedented pace, fueled by the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic that has… Omnichannel Strategies Google ads Google Shopping

How to Hire the Best Ecommerce Agency: A Complete Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

There comes a time in any ecommerce seller's journey where you'll want to ramp things up a notch and enhance your online presence. There are many ways to do this – investing in high-converting marketing campaigns, developing SEO strategies, improving your web design, etc.

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Promotion Extensions: Leverage Discounts In Google Ads

Store Growers

If you’re running a good promotion, you need to tell as many potential customers about it as possible. You can do that in your ad copy, but there isn’t always a lot of space to show the details. Enter promotion extensions.

Ethical Ecommerce Interviews: Niche & Cult on Expanding and Rebranding

Ecommerce Platforms

We spoke to Michele Riley, founder of Korean natural beauty retailer Niche & Cult. What inspired you to start Niche & Cult? It all started thirty two years ago, when my first child was born.

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.

Coldwater Creek shuts down

retaildive

The Sycamore Partners-owned apparel retailer said its stores and website are closed after COVID-19 "led us down a path we were not expecting "

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Retail Therapy: Oskar Blues, French's brew up summer in a can

retaildive

While absolutely nobody asked for it, the two brands teamed up to release a one-of-a-kind mustard-flavored beer

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Central England Co-op launches self-scan till trial

TalkingRetail

Central England Co-op, which has over 260 stores across 16 counties, is trialling self-scan tills. The retailer has revealed its Fradley Food Store, in Staffordshire, is now home to two self-scan checkouts.

Walmart cuts corporate jobs as it focuses on omnichannel push

retaildive

Changes in the retail giant's merchandising and other teams have led to hundreds of layoffs, according to Bloomberg

Walmart Eliminates Hundreds Of Jobs Throughout U.S. Division

Retail Touch

Between July 27 and 30, Walmart informed hundreds of employees , perhaps more, that their jobs are being eliminated. Walmart has not released how many people are affected, but anonymous sources told Bloomberg that the number is in the hundreds. Social media posts suggest the number may be over 1,000.

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

Designer Brands cuts over 1K positions

retaildive

The retailer is eliminating some jobs and reassigning others to focus on its warehouse operations

Why User Testing Is a Critical Part of Customer Experience

Omniconvert

Understanding how your target audience uses your product is crucial if you wish to achieve high levels of user satisfaction. The post Why User Testing Is a Critical Part of Customer Experience appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog.

St Pierre taps into trend for indulgent breakfasts

TalkingRetail

International bakery business, St Pierre Groupe, is adding All Butter Croissants to its range. The new launch is designed to appeal to consumers who are looking for a delicious and indulgent breakfast to start the day.

eCommerce Growth Show Ep.15: Progressive Personalization: Getting Strategic with CVO

Omniconvert

This week’s eCommerce Growth talk centered on our favorite topic: Customer Value Optimization (CVO). Our esteemed guest, Jeffrey MacIntyre, the. The post eCommerce Growth Show Ep.15: Progressive Personalization: Getting Strategic with CVO appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog.

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Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

Pandemic fuels demand, Prime membership in Amazon Q2

retaildive

The surge in demand was largely in low-margin grocery and consumables and strained the e-commerce giant's fulfillment capacity, which it will expand

Retailers urged to apply for Covid-19 grants as deadline looms

TalkingRetail

Retailers are being encouraged to apply for government grants, launched to support small businesses through the coronavirus pandemic, as the deadline for applications loom.

Gen Z, millennials drive growth in mobile video during pandemic, Snap study says

retaildive

Nearly three quarters of young consumers said they watched more video on their smartphones this year than in 2019, according to the report

Wales consults on plans to reduce single-use plastics

TalkingRetail

Wales is to hold a consultation on proposals to ban a range of single-use plastic items. The Welsh government’s ambition is for a country free from unnecessary, single-use plastics.

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Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

Marketing With A Different Lens: What You Can Learn From Other Retail Verticals

Retail Touch

The third quarter, under normal circumstances, is predictable for most digital marketers at large retail organizations. Prime Day and its halo effect mark July. Back-to-school shopping peaks in August. Purchasing cools slightly in September before accelerating in the critical fourth quarter.

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CJ Lang and Son secures health and safety award

TalkingRetail

CJ Lang and Son, the wholesaler for Spar stores in Scotland, has been recognised for its health and safety standards. The Dundee-baed company has received a RoSPA President’s Health and Safety Award.

Nordstrom to lay off store associates

RetailWire

Nordstrom, which closed stores in mid-March in response to the coronavirus pandemic, has said that current conditions will require it to lay off an unspecified number of workers.

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Ofgem proposes transparency on energy contracts

TalkingRetail

Ofgem has published proposals to deliver closer regulation of energy brokers to ensure that microbusinesses can secure the best energy contracts.

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Under Armour beats on revenue, but expects 'highly promotional environment' ahead

retaildive

There will likely be more volume in the off-price channel as retailers try to shed excess inventory, which could mean even steeper discounts

Chicago Town unveils pizza-to-go solution

TalkingRetail

Chicago Town has launched a new self-serve hot pizza-to-go solution into the convenience and forecourt marketplace following successful trials. The 12” takeaway pizzas are available in Loaded Cheese, Loaded Pepperoni, New Chicken & Bacon, and New Manhattan Meaty.

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Sustainability in Retail: 7 Ways for Retailers to Be More Eco-Friendly

Korona

The past decade has seen a remarkable push by most of the world towards more sustainability in how things are produced, distributed, sold, and discarded.

Sainsbury’s and Dobbies launch grocery partnership

TalkingRetail

Dobbies Garden Centres has opened a new look foodhall in Edinburgh, marking the launch of its wholesale partnership with Sainsbury’s. The foodhall offers more than 3,000 products, including ambient, chilled, fresh and frozen produce, as well as other grocery, household and toiletry products.

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The Many Digital Touchpoints of the Modern Consumer

ChannelAdvisor

For every transaction you have with a consumer, there were at least a dozen different influences that went into that person’s decision to buy from you. This much you know. But what does the typical path to purchase really look like these days? We couldn’t tell you. .

Local shops need a consistent response to crime

TalkingRetail

ACS has told a consultation on the Proposed Programme of Policing Inspections for 2020/21 that local shops need a consistent response to crime.

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Emails detail how Amazon took down and acquired diapers.com parent

RetailWire

Amazon.com saw its growth threatened by diapers.com and soap.com, two sites owned by Quidsi, and engaged in a campaign to cut prices and pressure its rival to sell. Emails published by the House Judiciary Committee this week provide the paper trail for Amazon’s response

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Low-Code Development Requires A Security Rethink

Forrester's Customer Insights

Low-code platforms speed delivery of applications, but are they secure? The answer is more complicated than I expected when I started this research project with my colleagues, John Bratincevic and John R. Rymer.

Amazon posts its biggest profit ever

RetailWire

Amazon.com posted the biggest profits in its history as online sales jumped during the pandemic. The e-tailing and tech giant reported a 40 percent increase year-over-year sales in the second quarter and posted $5.2