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8 Ecommerce Courses to Increase Your Skills and Improve Your Strategy

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Do you want to be part of a fast-growing industry that’s proven it can withstand economic and geopolitical storms, including… Ecommerce Research Ecommerce course Ecommerce resources

Government objects to a new law to protect shopworkers from assault

TalkingRetail

The government has objected to a bill to protect shopworkers from violent attacks. The Assaults on Retail Workers (Offences) Bill, promoted by Alex Norris MP, was timetabled for its second reading in the House of Commons today, but the government objected to it progressing and is now delayed until Friday 30 October. Norris tweeted: “Really. Industry News convenience stores crime government law Retail crime

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Target to double holiday staffing for same-day services

retaildive

The retailer said that 10 million new customers shopped its website and demand for its same-day fulfillment options quadrupled during the first half of 2020

Morrisons becomes first supermarket to reinstate Covid restrictions

TalkingRetail

Morrisons has become the first supermarket to re-introduce product restrictions for customers. The supermarket is restricting some key products – including toilet rolls, cleaning products, kitchen roll, hand sanitiser and soap. It is also limiting sales of flour, rice and oil sold in its world foods aisle. The retailer said in a tweet that it would. Industry News convenience stores coronavirus morrisons panic buying

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.

Delivering on Your Brand Promise: Fulfillment Strategies for Holiday 2020

ChannelAdvisor

Each year, the holiday shopping season shatters new e-commerce records, and 2020 will be no different. This year, however, everything has been accelerated.

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The Acceleration of Buy Now, Pay Later Solutions with Ryan Boonstra – eCommerce Growth Show Ep. 23

Omniconvert

This week’s topic is extremely interesting and gaining momentum. COVID has changed consumers’ behavior in ways we are slowly getting. The post The Acceleration of Buy Now, Pay Later Solutions with Ryan Boonstra – eCommerce Growth Show Ep. 23 appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog. eCommerce Growth Show

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Social Media Marketing Consulting

Neil Patel

Hiring a social media marketing consultant could be a game-changer for your business.

The pandemic isn't Stitch Fix's only problem

retaildive

It’s unclear whether the e-retailer's direct buy sales will hurt or help as people buy fewer clothes and potentially stray from getting regular boxes

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How To Use Google Autocomplete for SEO

Neil Patel

When you type in a keyword into the search box, you know how you get a list of keyword predictions? This is called Google Autocomplete. Its purpose is to save users time. In fact, according to Google, it lowers typing time by 25%. There’s no doubt that this feature makes our lives easier, especially when using Google Search on mobile devices. Google Autocomplete is often overlooked by digital marketers, so taking the time to understand it can give you an edge over your competition.

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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.

Retail Therapy: Costco takes its hot dog-soda combo very seriously

retaildive

A tweet this week resurfaced comments the club's co-founder made to CEO Craig Jelinek, including, "If you raise the effing hot dog [price], I will kill you "

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CMO Council Report: Why Paid And Earned Media Must Be In Sync For Retail Success

Retail Touch

Marketing and communications are two sides of the same coin, but their respective teams are often at odds within retail companies. Marketers are immersed in a world of directly measurable KPIs. In contrast, the sales impact of earned media like social posts that’s generated by the communications team can be ephemeral — but that doesn’t make it any less valuable.

Scotmid delivers strong half-year result

TalkingRetail

Scotmid Co-op posted a £3.1m trading profit for the 26 weeks ended 25 July, compared to £2.5m in 2019, driven by its food stores. In addition, the retailer reported that its turnover increased by £6.7m to £197m. John Brodie, chief executive of Scotmid Co-op, said: “This result was heavily influenced by changes in consumer behaviour. Industry News convenience stores coronavirus financial results Scotmid

Costco sales jump on strong fresh food demand

retaildive

The retailer regained its footing as consumers grew more comfortable with in-store shopping after it struggled with reduced store traffic earlier in the year

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.

Target To Hire 130,000 Holiday Associates, With Emphasis On Order Fulfillment

Retail Touch

Target ’s holiday hiring numbers will be in line with the 130,000 associates onboarded in 2019 , but this year’s emphasis on e-Commerce will shift how they are assigned. The retailer will double the number of store team members devoted to Drive Up and Order Pickup orders, and increase the number of seasonal and full-time warehouse hires.

Protection of Workers Bill makes progress at Scottish Parliament

TalkingRetail

Scottish politicians yesterday backed the Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-restricted Goods and Services) Bill at the crucial stage 1 vote, thereby accepting the general principles of the bill. The ‘Protection of Workers Bill’ aims to increase protection for retail workers by: creating a new statutory offence of assaulting, threatening, abusing, obstructing or hindering a. Industry News convenience stores crime law Politics Protection of Shopworkers Bill Retail violence Scottish Parliament

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Patagonia names Ryan Gellert CEO, replacing Rose Marcario

retaildive

Marcario stepped down in June of this year, to the surprise of many, but the company has the same mission under Gellert: saving the "home planet "

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Southern-Co-op trials home delivery service

TalkingRetail

Southern Co-op, which operates more than 200 convenience stores across the south of England, is trialing a new store delivery service using the Snappy Shopper app. The trial, which launches on 28 September, offers residents who live Chichester and Portsmouth the option of having their shopping delivered in as little as 60 minutes. There will. Industry News convenience stores coronavirus home delivery snappy shopper Southern Co-op

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

Online Sales Tax Guide By State for Ecommerce Sellers

eCommerce CEO

Determining economic nexus in each state is complicated and overwhelming for many sellers, but our sales tax guide can help demystify the topic, and offer step by step guidelines for sellers to check their requirements. Please note, nothing in this article should be construed as legal or tax advice.The contents of this website are intended … Online Sales Tax Guide By State for Ecommerce Sellers Read More ». Ecommerce Business

Ella’s Kitchen and Danone Yogurt launch baby food pouch recycling scheme

TalkingRetail

Baby food brand Ella’s Kitchen is partnering with Danone Yogurt and TerraCycle to launch the Kids Food Pouch Recycling Programme. The Kids Food Pouch Recycling Programme will launch in early November with approximately 500 public drop off points around the UK – run by community recycling champions. The programme will offer parents and carers a. Chilled baby food convenience stores Danone Yogurt ella's kitchen Recycling sustainability

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Consumer Spending Will Be Our Best Economic Barometer

Retail Touch

We don’t have a COVID-19 crystal ball to see how this uncertainty will pan out, but we can see that consumer spending is shifting amid the pandemic. It’s created such an economic upheaval, with waves crashing through a cascade of industries and sectors, that the unpredictability is more than enough to make business leaders panic. But there are some facts and scenarios we do know to give us some clarity for the future.

Consumer confidence improves in September

TalkingRetail

Consumer confidence increased two points in September to reach -25, new research reveals. GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index shows three measures of conficence increased in the month, one decreased and one stayed the same. Joe Staton, client strategy director GfK, said: “Despite unfavourable double-dip economic headwinds and the threat of a second lockdown, we report. Industry News consumer confidence convenience stores coronavirus GfK

Delivering on Your Brand Promise: Fulfillment Strategies for Holiday 2020

ChannelAdvisor

Each year, the holiday shopping season shatters new e-commerce records, and 2020 will be no different. This year, however, everything has been accelerated. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more brands have shifted online, more consumers are using online channels to shop and buy and more online orders are being shipped. .

Chancellor offered ‘no specific help’ for the retail industry, union says

TalkingRetail

Retail trade union Usdaw says chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday (24 September) missed an opportunity to be “bold and implement meaningful action” to rebuild the retail industry. The union had wanted to see the chancellor level the playing field between the high street and online retailers by announcing an online sales tax. However, the chancellor launched. Industry News convenience stores coronavirus government usdaw

Amazon debuts new Echo devices and cloud gaming service

RetailWire

Amazon.com introduced new Echo Dot voice-activated speakers with a spherical redesign along with other Alexa-enabled devices. It also debuted Luna, a new cloud gaming service with a controller

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Best ERP Software

Neil Patel

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. Historically, ERP (enterprise resource planning) software was used by large corporations and multinational organizations for managing their entire operation from a single platform. But now these solutions are more accessible than ever before. In addition to enterprises, lots of SMBs have started to leverage these tools over the past several years.

COVID-19 forcing more adult kids to move back with their parents

RetailWire

About two-thirds of parents say they are providing some financial support to kids who have had their jobs and incomes affected by the novel coronavirus. One in five adult kids has moved back with their parents as a result. This trend of adult children moving back at home was something we saw a lot of out of the Great Recession,” said Troy Frerichs, vice president of investment services at Country Financial. Now you are seeing it happen again

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Five Questions To Ask Before Changing Sales Methodologies

Forrester's Customer Insights

Sales methodology is a topic that evokes a wide range of comprehension among sales professionals, largely depending on their personal history with the methodologies their previous employers used. Age of the Customer Sales Sales Enablement Sales Operations SiriusDecisions Research