Mon.Oct 11, 2021

Make It Big Podcast: The Gen Z Effect on Culture and Commerce with Hana Ben-Shabat

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. Gen Z’s impact on commerce and… Make It Big Podcast Make It Big

How to Sell Videos Online: Essential Best Practices and Tips

Ecommerce Platforms

From YouTube to video on demand (VOD) stores, it's clear that video content has a foothold in the worlds of learning, entertainment, and ecommerce, considering many creators make solid incomes selling tutorials on topics like photography, business, and even unique areas like gardening, romance, and fingernail art.

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Retailers are betting on wage hikes, perks to woo workers ahead of the holidays. Will it work?

Retail Dive

Employers are offering incentives like sign-on bonuses, tuition assistance and higher pay to staff up, but challenges remain

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Choosing The Best Ecommerce Platform – Frequently Asked Questions

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When starting an online store, selecting the best ecommerce platform depends on 5 factors. Your Budget – How much money are you willing to spend on your shopping cart? Ease Of Use – Is the user interface intuitive and easy to navigate?

This Coming Holiday Season is Shaping Up to Have the Most Spending in History

As for what shoppers want to buy most, you'll have to read the “2021 Holidays Unwrapped” report by Klarna to find out. Download it here!

7 experiential store concepts that opened this year

Retail Dive

From Dick's Public Lands outdoors banner to Bloomie's to Ulta's Target shop-in-shops, here's some of the most notable concept launches this year

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Millennials drive demand for DTC brands: report

Retail Dive

Digitally natives adopted an aesthetic particularly attractive to young shoppers. The pandemic only helped push consumers to shop with those brands

A Quick MarketerHire Review (Oct 2021) – Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

In a saturated market, how companies market themselves is vital for competing against their rivals and bringing their brand's values to the forefront. Your business needs to work with marketing experts across various disciplines to succeed with an effective marketing campaign.

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Walmart Launches Netflix Retail Hub

Retail Touch

Walmart has launched a new digital storefront that will feature exclusive products and experiences centered on some of Netflix ’s most popular franchises. The Netflix Hub at Walmart launched Oct.

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Walmart teams with Netflix on exclusive products, digital storefront

Retail Dive

The partnership gives the retailer access to the streaming platform's viewership as it establishes itself as a major destination for fan merchandise

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The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Why Long-Term SEO is Worth the Squeeze: A COVID-19 Case Study

Inflow Insights

When the pandemic first hit in early 2020, did your business pull back on marketing efforts? If so, you’re not alone; global ad spend fell by $63.4 billion last year, and digital marketers reported budget cuts to be their top challenge in a post-COVID-19 world. But, like they say, hindsight is 20/20.

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Sam's Club unveils first holiday catalog

Retail Dive

The retailer is also holding twice as many shopping events throughout the season so its members can shop early

How New Rules Will Impact Recurring Transactions in India

FastSpring

If you’ve noticed a drop in subscription credit card approval rates for customers located in India, you’re not alone. The Reserve Bank of India issued new guidelines for subscription purchases earlier this year — and the new rules came into effect a few days ago, on October 1, 2021.

Consumer habits: What retailers need to know for the holiday season

Retail Dive

The 2021 holiday season is bound to be a tug and war between shifts back to pre-pandemic consumer habits and mounting supply chain and labor challenges

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

How To Use Responsive Search Ads Effectively

Store Growers

Last Updated on October 11, 2021. An essential part of Google Search campaigns are your text ads. Google used to have a number of different text ad formats you could choose from, but today, responsive search ads are the default option.

Creating a balance: fraud prevention strategies and revenue optimization

Retail Dive

With fraud losses totaling $7 billion in the U.S. and $30 billion globally, retailers must find ways to protect their bottom line from erosion while growing the top line through sales

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Michaels Prepares Marketplace Offering to Offer More Than ‘Just Coupons and Discounts’

Retail Touch

Michaels will launch a marketplace for third-party craft supply sellers, though no debut date has been set. The Michaels Marketplace will be invite-only and aimed at “high-volume sellers of components, tools or craft materials,” according to an announcement on the company’s website.

Solve iOS 15 challenges with SMS this holiday season

Retail Dive

To engage iOS 15 users and drive sales this holiday season, embrace the channel that is already privacy-first — SMS

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.

Managing Risk Aversion and Accepting Failure

Omnisend

Reading Time: 19 minutes. No successful business venture is ever made without a few mistakes along the way. It’s the inevitable nature of both life and business that we must learn from our mistakes to grow and improve—which makes mistakes an essential part of success.

The 2021 holiday season is here. Here's what retailers need to know.

Retail Dive

Holiday retail sales expected to reach a record-breaking $1.093 trillion, but the way customers shop doesn’t look the same anymore

Supercharge Your Holiday Pricing with AI-powered Data Science

Retail Touch

Under any circumstances, the holiday season is a do-or-die time for retailers across virtually every segment. In 2021, the stakes are even higher — as the Delta variant sent shoppers into retrench mode yet again, retail and food services sales fell an estimated 1.1% in July, according to the U.S.

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With 28 new stores, Ross polishes off its 2021 growth plans

Retail Dive

Although the off-price retailer scaled back its expansion a little due to the pandemic, it will have opened a total of 65 new stores this year

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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.

How To Increase Retail Sales By Focusing On These 5 Obvious Things

Retail Doc

When I was putting myself through college, one of my first jobs was in retail sales at the Broadway Department Store in Southern California. While I was trained on how to use their POS system, perform transfers from one store to another, and do other tasks, teaching me how to sell wasn’t a priority.

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How to Be a Dropshipper: The Ultimate Guide

eCommerce CEO

Thinking about starting an ecommerce business, but having a hard time deciding which business model you want to use? Dropshipping is one of the most. Read more. Ecommerce Business

Amusement Park Marketing Strategies: Attract More Theme Park Visitors

Korona

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2, 2017 and has been revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Amusement parks are a place where families can enjoy spending time together, taking in the rides, shows, and corn dogs.

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As Consumers Lose Faith in Traditional Institutions, Brands are Bridging the ‘Trust Gap’

Retail Touch

It’s been a rough couple of years, to put it mildly. A global pandemic, social unrest, the proliferation of “fake news” and political gridlock have led to an erosion of consumers’ faith in some of our country’s most revered institutions.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.