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Should You Use a WordPress CMS for Your Enterprise-Level Website?

BigCommerce

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Best Platform to Sell Online in 2020: An In-Depth Analysis

Ecommerce Platforms

Hundreds, if not thousands, of platforms exist to help you build an online store. But which are the best platforms to sell online?

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UK online retail rises sharply as shops reopen

Retail Technology Review

Consumer confidence in the UK appears to be rising as online retail grew sharply since the reopening of shops on the 15 June, data from ecommerce expert Emarsys shows. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Everything You Need to Know About Shopify Capital and How to Spend It

SellBrite

Nearly 30% of small businesses fail because they run out of cash. That’s a heartbreaking statistic for business owners who’ve poured resources into their passion, only to be broken by the almighty dollar. The problem: raising capital is no easy task.

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.

Retail's reopening

retaildive

From supply issues to category-specific challenges, Retail Dive explores what it means to be operating in a new, and evolving, environment

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Department stores miss out on Fourth of July consumer attention

retaildive

Specialty retailers, while giving off-price retailers a run for their money, leaned on promotions to sway shoppers, according to Wedbush analysts

UpSellit Partner Spotlight featuring Everflow

UpSellIt

Since 2015, affiliate marketing revenues have increased by 10% year-over-year; experts expect this trend to continue until at least 2021.

Nisa partners donate £280,000 to communities during pandemic

TalkingRetail

Nisa retailers have donated almost £280,000 to good causes since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The symbol group’s partners have collectively donated £279,142 via its Making a Difference Locally (MADL) charity, with 307 individual stores making a total of 443 donations during this period.

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Walmart hosts virtual summer camp, drive-in movies to keep families entertained

retaildive

Through experiences powered by its mobile app, the retailer aims to connect with parents trying to keep their kids engaged this summer

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.

Pier 1 Gets $20 Million Bid For Brand And E-Commerce Business

Retail Touch

Retail Ecommerce Ventures LLC, which purchased the brand assets of Dressbarn from Ascena Retail Group in 2019, has offered $20 million for the intellectual property and e-Commerce business assets of Pier 1 Imports.

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PayPoint and RingGo enable drivers to pay for parking in-store

TalkingRetail

PayPoint and RingGo have launched RingGo Retail, an offering that enables drivers to pay for parking in-store. The solution enables motorists in more than 400 towns and cities to pay for their parking via PayPoint’s retailer network.

Gap Selling Non-Medical-Grade Face Masks To Reopening Businesses

Retail Touch

Gap has launched a B2B product program focused on offering large organizations reusable, non-medical-grade cloth face masks to supply to their employees as they return to work.

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Amazon plans more Go Grocery stores

retaildive

The retailer will open cashierless stores in the Seattle area and Washington, D.C., and plans to open supermarkets in California and the Chicago area

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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.

Pladis gives biscuit aisle the VIB treatment

TalkingRetail

Pladis has launched McVitie’s Very Important Biscuits or VIBs to encourage shoppers to trade-up when making their ‘everyday treat’ purchases. The VIBs are available in a trio of flavours: Classic Caramel Bliss, Heavenly Chocolate Hazelnut and Luscious Blood Orange.

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Walmart's front-end experiment adds service to self-checkout

retaildive

The retailer is testing customer-operated checkout stations, with cashiers serving as "hosts" to assist shoppers at a Fayetteville, Arkansas, store

Government to crack down on violence against shopworkers

TalkingRetail

The Home Secretary has today (7 July) set out plans to crack down on abuse and violence against shopworkers. The plans, which are detailed in the Home Office’s response to a call for evidence on the issue, are designed to improve support for victims and ensure perpetrators face justice.

Uber Launches Its Own Grocery Delivery Service As It Closes Acquisition Of Cornershop

Retail Touch

Uber will launch a grocery delivery service through the Uber and Uber Eats app in partnership with the grocery delivery startup Cornershop.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

Capri-Sun becomes free from artificial ingredients

TalkingRetail

Coca-Cola European Partners has removed artificial ingredients from its Capri-Sun portfolio. Capri-Sun No Added Sugar will now include Stevia, a plant-based sweetener in combination with natural fruit sugars.

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CVS offers gifts to shoppers who link mobile app to loyalty rewards

retaildive

The retailer is one of several companies that are encouraging shoppers to use their smartphones for loyalty programs that drive repeat business

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Red Bull unveils new summer edition       

TalkingRetail

Red Bull has launched a new watermelon-flavoured limited edition variant for the summer.

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RTW Retailwinds gets forbearance after loan default

retaildive

The retailer, which owns New York & Co., has until the end of August to pay down its entire revolving loan balance

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Pier 1 Imports has an interested buyer

RetailWire

Retail Ecommerce Ventures has agreed to purchase the intellectual property rights and e-commerce business of Pier 1 Imports for $20 million.

Aldi commits to never selling chlorinated chicken or hormone injected beef

TalkingRetail

Aldi has ruled out selling chlorinated chicken or hormone-treated beef regardless of any future trade deals.

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How to Start an Online Pet Store

ecomdash

Starting an ecommerce business can be challenging. If you're passionate about animals, check out these tips for opening a pet store online. The post How to Start an Online Pet Store appeared first on Ecomdash. Ecommerce Trends Trending Topics

UK footfall recovery remains sluggish

TalkingRetail

The reopening of pubs and restaurants failed to drive retail footfall this week, new figures reveal. The BRC-ShopperTrak Footfall Monitor shows total retail footfall rose 9.2% week-on-week on 4 July when hospitality reopened. Footfall for the week increased by 15.3%

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Venmo pilots Business Profile feature to showcase small businesses

retaildive

The service aims to support independent sellers and sole proprietors by keeping personal and business transactions separate

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Eat 17 offers franchise opportunity to socially-distanced pubs and restaurants

TalkingRetail

Eat17 plans to expand through franchising and is offering its model to pubs and restaurant owners.

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Flooid Names New CEO For North America

Retail Touch

Flooid , formerly PCMS, has made a number of senior leadership changes to reflect its increasingly international focus. The sales operations platform has hired Diane Palmquist as its new CEO-North America and Group Co-CEO, and also has named Chris Mutter as Group CFO and Eric Bilange as CTO.

ACS calls on chancellor to provide business rates and VAT support

TalkingRetail

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called on chancellor Rishi Sunak to use his summer statement to help local shops invest in their businesses.

Three Requirements For Successful Retailers Post-Pandemic

Retail Touch

The global pandemic has accelerated the pace of change for the retail industry at a rate we have never before seen. E-Commerce spending has grown by more than 30% , cementing consumer expectations for flexibility, choice and convenience. Many brands are struggling to survive in the new climate.