Wed.Jun 03, 2020

Virtual Care is A Requirement – Not A “Nice To Have”

Forrester eCommerce

Virtual Care Blog Series – Part 2 The pandemic has pushed virtual care technologies to make the leap across the chasm of adoption as even the pragmatists and conservatives have started deploying these services.

307: How To Make Life Changing Wealth And Have A Great Family Life With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

In this episode, I share a collection of principles that I live by on how to make life changing money without sacrificing your family life. After all, your capacity to build wealth depends on your mindset, habits and your ability to balance family, health and work. Enjoy! What You’ll Learn.

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Nordic Firms Must Adapt To Win

Forrester eCommerce

Bar Sweden, where experts now acknowledge the shortcomings in its less-restrictive response to the pandemic, the Nordic countries are now gradually easing measures implemented to control the spread of COVID-19. Nordic businesses face much the same reality as the rest of their European counterparts.

Red Stag Fulfillment Review: Order Fulfillment Made Easy

Ecommerce Platforms

If you’re starting an online business selling merchandise of any sort, shipping is probably at the forefront of your mind. As a newbie to the industry, you might be unsure about how you handle shipping.

The Pros and Cons of Incentivized Reviews

With so many online reviews out there, we’ve decided to take a look at how incentivized consumer reviews fare against regular reviews from consumers that were not incentivized. Is one better than the other? More positive? Are they similar in topics covered and level of detail? Download this report to get answers to those questions and more!

Payzone signs up independent retailers

TalkingRetail

Payzone has reported that 2,300 independent retailers have signed up to use its terminal in the past six months, including those affiliated to Budgens, Bestway and Costcutter. Payzone, which was acquired by Post Office in October 2018, now has a strengthened network of 24,000 locations.

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Mobile, Voice, Facial Recognition: Contactless Options Could Thrive Even Post-COVID-19

Retail Touch

COVID-19 has accelerated the contactless revolution: 84% of Americans ( 77% among global consumers) now expect to increase their use of touchless technologies to avoid physical contact for the remainder of the pandemic, with 55% ( 63% globally) planning to continue doing so afterward, according to a survey by Capgemini.

RTW Retailwinds says bankruptcy is 'probable'

retaildive

Since the COVID-19 crisis, the owner of apparel retailer New York & Co has defaulted on contracts with landlords, vendors and likely its bank

Nisa retailers increase support for good causes

TalkingRetail

Nisa retailers are responding to the needs of their local communities by providing additional support for charities and other good causes during the coronavirus crisis.

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Alibaba unveils digital tools for US small businesses

retaildive

The platform is addressing logistics and in-person merchant-supplier connections, both of which were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

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3 Signs You Need A Self-Service Consumer Insights Solution

Understanding consumers can be a complex task. Consumer research can be a lengthy process–whether it’s manual research or configuring and training first generation AI machines on what to look for in consumer feedback.

Retailers become more comfortable with contactless payments

TalkingRetail

Barclaycard Payments, who handles half of all contactless transactions in the UK, has processed more than 25 million contactless payments up to the new limit of £45 in the UK since the limit was raised on 1 April 2020.

Leveraging Audiovisual Technology To Create Retail Destinations That Continuously Evolve

Retail Touch

According to 2018 research into retail technology adoption by AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, 47% of retailers surveyed said they planned to increase the amount of digital signage in their stores.

Brits drinking more in lockdown, survey finds

TalkingRetail

More than a quarter of Brits are drinking more during the coronavirus pandemic, with an estimated 260,000 having their first drink before midday, new research reveals.

4 Key Takeaways from Adweek Elevate: Commerce

SheerID

Learn about 4 new strategies from Adweek’s Elevate: Commerce that can help your brand thrive in today’s rapidly evolving economy. Blog Posts Customer Acquisition Retail

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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.

Restart the Economy After COVID-19 by Showing It's Safe to Shop Again | Salsify

Salsify

Many grocery stores and other retailers providing essential goods have gone to great lengths to ensure safety within the parameters of their stores. But worldwide restrictions have prevented non-essential retailers and brands from even attempting to take the same steps.

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5 Tips For Optimizing A Mobile Shopping Cart Design

Groove

So, you've spent a considerable amount of time shopping around on an eCommerce website and adding things to your cart. You get to the checkout only to find out you're required to create an account to continue making your purchase. Who wants to do that?

13 best customer retention strategies for eCommerce stores

Omniconvert

Are you struggling to retain customers in your online store? Well, you are not alone. Businesses are losing $1.6 trillion. The post 13 best customer retention strategies for eCommerce stores appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog.

Technology key for retail continuation during COVID19 Pandemic

Retail Technology Review

Please find enclosed the invoice for the design and layout of Craft Butcher April issue. The retail sector cannot escape the economic impact of COVID-19. But, despite the difficult economic outlook, is now the time to invest in technology? Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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.

WSJ: Stitch Fix To Lay Off 1,400 California Stylists, Hire 2,000 In Less Expensive Areas

Retail Touch

Stitch Fix is reportedly laying off 1,400 stylists, or about 18% of its total staff, according to The Wall Street Journal. The retailer will provide severance payments and bonuses as well as extended healthcare coverage for affected employees.

Lockdown ignites the nation’s interest in cooking

TalkingRetail

Lockdown has had a positive effect on the nation’s cooking habits, new research reveals.

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Lamps Plus Promotes Insider To COO Position

Retail Touch

Clark Linstone, a 30-year veteran at Lamps Plus , has added Chief Operating Officer (COO) to his portfolio, overseeing e-Commerce, store and distribution center operations.

Independent Retail News helps protect retail heroes

TalkingRetail

Independent Retail News has created a new poster to help retailers ask their customers to wear a face mask in-store. The move follows recent government advice to wear face coverings in shops.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

10 Free HubSpot Integrations For Startups Revenue Boost

MakeWebBetter

No money to buy the best tools for your startup business? Hakuna Matata! I have compiled a list of absolutely free online business tools that will help your business grow and give lots of bang for your buck. So, If you are looking to transform your idea into a startup.

Research: Brits expect their level of online shopping to increase over the next six months

Retail Technology Review

New research (1) from JGOO, the next generation leader in digital commerce, reveals that over the next six months 35% of UK adults expect the level of their online shopping to increase compared to 18% who anticipate it will fall. Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain

Looted drugstores complicate getting medicine in Twin Cities

RetailWire

At least 15 pharmacies in Minneapolis and St. Paul were damaged in rioting, forcing stores to close and consumers to look elsewhere to fill their prescriptions.

Total UK online fashion orders up 115% in May, but AOV remains down, data from True Fit’s Fashion Genome reveals

Retail Technology Review

The total number of UK online fashion checkouts increased significantly in May, up 115% year-on-year, according to True Fit, the personalisation platform for apparel and footwear retailers. However, Average Order Value (AOV) remained down compared to last year, -9% for the first three weeks in May. Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain

Debbie Robinson discusses the future of the high street

TalkingRetail

Central England Co-op chief executive Debbie Robinson has given an in-depth interview about the future of the high street as part of a new podcast series. More Than a Shop is a weekly show that welcomes guests with something new to say about the big issues of our day and doing business the right way.

Tapi Carpets & Floors Rolls Out Issue Resolution Management System

Retail Touch

UK-based Tapi Carpets & Floors will implement the IntelocateRETAIL issue resolution management system as it reopens its 135 stores.

Marigold revamps packaging

TalkingRetail

Marigold is currently rolling out a shopper led, packaging upgrade on its cloths and scourers range. The packaging now includes a product descriptor to make it instantly clear to shoppers at fixture, what type of product they are buying, and its primary uses.

Bynder Acquires Video Content Management Platform We Adapt

Retail Touch

Digital asset management (DAM) platform Bynder has acquired We Adapt , a SaaS creative management platform that enables brands and agencies to automate and scale the creation and distribution of video advertising.