Tue.Apr 06, 2021

UBS: More than 80K stores likely to close in the next 5 years

retaildive

E-commerce growth, today's excess retail space and department store declines could push that to as many as 150,000, analysts said

Betabrand, Kelley Cawley and Facebook Show What Makes Live Shopping Retail’s Next Big Opportunity

Retail Touch

Social commerce is poised to be the focus of the next retail revolution: two-thirds of consumers say that social media has become as important as their other sources of information when making purchase decisions, according to data from Facebook.

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3 Personalization Tips to Boost Your Paid Traffic Conversion Rates

ROI Revolution

Published April 6, 2021. Personalized ads perform better. These are facts. According to a stats round-up in Forbes : Marketers report personalization efforts can boost revenue by up to 15%. Personalization can reduce customer acquisition costs by up to 50%.

Identifying & Using Long Tail Keywords on eCommerce Websites

Inflow Insights

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in 2019 and has since been updated to ensure accuracy and to adhere to modern best practices. Is it worth targeting long tail keywords for eCommerce websites? Contrary to what search volume suggests, our answer is an unequivocal “yes.”.

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11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

Dynamic Pricing: What Is It, Why Use It, and How to Implement It

Wiser

What is dynamic pricing? Simply put, dynamic pricing is a flexible strategy to price your products based on a variety of factors, including market demands, price bounds, and seasonality.

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Is Pattern By Etsy Worth It?

SellBrite

Picture this: Your Etsy shop just turned a year old, and it’s booming. You’re wondering if you should start an online store in addition to your shop. With Pattern by Etsy, building an online store doesn’t have to be separate from Etsy.

Janie & Jack seeks growth overseas and online

retaildive

As the premium children's brand picks up where Gap Inc. left off, and with business brisk despite the pandemic, it's also adding apparel for tweens

Nisa’s charity reports record first quarter

TalkingRetail

Nisa’s Making a Difference Locally charity saw a record first quarter in terms of partner engagement, with retailers donating their highest ever first-quarter total.

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Chewy boosts automated fulfillment network through new warehouses and retrofits

retaildive

The e-commerce company plans to open its second automated fulfillment center in Q2 and a "limited catalog facility" in Q3

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.

What is net profit?

Omniconvert

Why is net profit important and how can you calculate it? Understand the differences between profit, net profit, gross profit and net profit margin. The post What is net profit? appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog. eCommerce Growth

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March 2021 SEO News Recap

ROI Revolution

Published April 6, 2021. Reminder: 100% Mobile-First Indexing Is Coming Soon. Postponed from September 2020, Google’s revised deadline for moving to sites to mobile-first indexing was March 2021.

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Comparing Talkoot and Akeneo for product information management

Talkoot

If you want to establish a strong, differentiated brand with sought-after products and high margins, Talkoot PIM is likely for you.

Fashion brand owner The Collected Group files for bankruptcy

retaildive

The owner of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott fashion brands is in Chapter 11 after the pandemic wiped out 70% of its biggest revenue channel

5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

How To Recover Abandoned Carts For WooCommerce?

MakeWebBetter

One of the biggest challenges in online selling is cart abandonment. A cart that is abandoned will be lost forever if timely recovery is not done. To recover abandoned carts on WooCommerce, you need a strategic plan- a plan that is spontaneous and focuses upon winning back lost customers.

Convenience retailers celebrate successful Easter

TalkingRetail

Convenience retailers across the UK are recovering after a successful Easter bank holiday weekend. Andy Campbell of Go Local Extra (Hursthead Convenience) in Cheadle, Greater Manchester, told Talking Retail’s WhatsApp group that sales were superb all over the weekend.

Returns Go Digital – How Can Retailers Keep Customers Coming Back?

Retail Touch

Returns in the retail industry have always posed a challenge. A report from Statista estimated 2020 return delivery costs at $550 million, up 64% since 2017. Those are just costs incurred by the purchaser, which do not include the processing, restocking and reselling costs incurred by the seller.

PayPoint recognises Retail Heroes

TalkingRetail

PayPoint is marking 12 months of crucial work by a selection of its retailers with a new campaign to mark their achievements during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Retailer’s Playbook for Customer Acquisition

This playbook outlines the four phases of program development and illustrates each point with real-world case studies from retailers that have found success.

Target Donates $5 Million to Local, National and Global Vaccination Efforts

Retail Touch

Target will invest $5 million to help more communities gain access to a COVID-19 vaccine through partnerships with local, national and global organizations.

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Glossier taps L'Oréal exec for VP of brand

retaildive

Kleo Mack will be responsible for growing the brand globally, including overseeing brand marketing and strategy

Lucozade Energy launches new £10m marketing campaign

TalkingRetail

Lucozade Energy has launched a new £10m multimedia marketing campaign, which aims to reach 97% of the population by the end of 2021.

HubSpot Automation Features For Marketing & Sales Teams

Groove

eCommerce automation is key to eliminating repetitive and mundane tasks, no matter the CRM used. In this blog, we'll be covering the key features of HubSpot automation that help sales and marketing teams create a seamless buyer's journey from beginning to end. Continue reading to see how HubSpot automation can benefit your marketing, sales and customer service teams. HubSpot Automation Features: Streamline Your Marketing Efforts & Sales Process.

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Going Beyond Account-Based Marketing: Why ABM-i is the Wave of the Future

Evolve beyond account-based marketing and create a hyper-personalized approach that considers stakeholders as individuals. Learn 8 strategies to use data and technology to create scalable yet personalized ABM programs.

Collect+ extends FedEx partnership

TalkingRetail

Parcels company FedEx Express is expanding its services with Collect+, the store-based delivery and returns service, to provide returns collection services.

6 Payments trends for 2021

retaildive

The pandemic accelerated emerging payments trends, as "both the merchant and customer side picked up pace to evolve with changing market conditions," Forrester analyst Lily Varon said

Unitas supports retailers with new category guides

TalkingRetail

Unitas Wholesale has launched two new Plan for Profit category guides focusing on the core range for the key impulse and grocery, non-food, chilled and frozen categories.

Zulily Taps into Parents’ Desire to Live More Sustainably with Launch of New Eco Shop

Retail Touch

Online retailer Zulily (part of Qurate Retail Group ) has launched a Sustainability Shop in honor of Earth Month featuring a collection of “Earth-friendly” products. All products in the shop are either reusable, recycled or recognized as meeting eco-friendly standards.

7 Data-Driven Lead Generation Strategies That Drive Growth

Delivering sales-ready leads is a constant challenge for B2B marketers. Check out these 7 strategies to find and target high-value prospects who are ready to buy, and motivate them to act.