Wed.Jul 28, 2021

Flash Sales: Should You Use Them? (& How to Do Them Right)

Omnisend

Reading Time: 8 minutes. Sales are grand—both for customers and merchants. At any point throughout the year, you can opt for one of the most beloved limited-time offers there is—flash sales. . Sure, some of the biggest sales of the year reliably bring in a lot of revenue.

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UpSellit Announces Integration with Partnerize

UpSellIt

UpSellit is excited to announce an integrated partnership with Partnerize, a leader in partnership automation. We are thrilled to establish this relationship after years of successful collaboration and provide advertisers with turnkey access to UpSellit’s Behavioral Marketing platform.

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Crime fighting measures must help shopworkers, says ACS

Talking Retail

The government’s latest plan to cut crime must result in “real action” for shopworkers, says the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS). The “Beating Crime” plan, published by the government this week, recognises that shops have become vulnerable to criminals.

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365: 1 Second Page Load Speeds And 90+ Core Web Vitals With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

In this episode, you’ll learn how to get a 90+ score on your Google Core Web Vitals (desktop and mobile) and achieve a sub 1 second load time for an eCommerce store even if you use a lot of plugins.

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Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Printful vs Apliiq (July 2021): The Battle of The POD Services?

Ecommerce Platforms

Print-on-demand companies (POD) are on the rise. Consumer trends are ever-changing, and as more of us seek quirky, custom products, online merchants are looking for the best print-on-demand companies to create and fulfill these kinds of orders.

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PepsiCo launches juicy retailer competition

Talking Retail

PepsiCo has launched a retailer competition to win cash prizes, in a move designed to “maximise the chilled fruit juice and smoothies opportunity”.

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Dollar General expands Popshelf with shop-in-shops

Retail Dive

The retailer is adding its higher-priced, treasure-hunt concept inside of two DG Market stores as it blazes ahead with the build-out of the banner

Last-Mile Delivery and Its Impact on Urban Mixed-Use Environments

Retail Touch

The pandemic has prompted a rethinking of our cities and how we go about our lives. What does the urban shift mean for the future of retail? More specifically, how does the on-demand economy change the retailer’s business model? And, what are the last-mile delivery challenges retailers face?

Athleta launches digital wellness platform 'AthletaWell'

Retail Dive

Gap Inc.'s 's activewear retailer partnered with at-home workout company Obé Fitness as part of its transformation into a lifestyle brand

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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.

Walmart Packages Marketplace and Delivery Tech for Sale to Other Retailers

Retail Touch

Walmart will make its own technologies across both digital and physical channels available to other retailers. The company’s move includes integrating Walmart’s Marketplace, online and in-store fulfillment and pickup technologies into the Adobe Commerce platform.

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Sephora to hit 15% Black-owned benchmark in prestige hair care by year's end

Retail Dive

The beauty retailer has made strides on its commitment to double the assortment of Black-owned brands it carries by the end of 2021

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Pladis updates category management platform

Talking Retail

Snacking company Pladis has updated its Better Biscuits online category management platform, in a move designed to help retailers add £21m of biscuits sales.

UPS: Peak demand projected to exceed capacity by 5M packages daily

Retail Dive

The company is adding sortation capacity, leasing aircraft and sitting down with about 300 customers to understand their demand projections for the holidays

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 The Brand Closet Showroom Social Concept Amplifies the Best of Physical Retail

Retail Touch

To create a brick-and-mortar experience that is engaging and, most of all, differentiated from its digital counterpart, brands and retailers need to embrace what makes the store special on a fundamental level.

Pinterest rolls out new monetization features for creators

Retail Dive

Users can make commissions through affiliate links, partner with brands and make content shoppable as the platform deepens its relationship with creators

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BNPL Provider Klarna Expands Further into Social Commerce with Two Acquisitions

Retail Touch

Klarna is continuing to build out its solution suite with two new acquisitions, moving beyond the buy now, pay later space with the goal of becoming a “retail bank, payments and shopping service,” according to the company.

Guess sources more from India, Bangladesh to avoid tariff risks in China

Retail Dive

The retailer is leaning more on suppliers from Bangladesh and India as tensions between the U.S. and China linger and tariffs persist

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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.

No Longer Just Local: Why Cross-Border Commerce is Opening Doors for Smaller Retailers Ready to Compete

Retail Touch

Digitization has afforded retailers access to new markets and more consumers. Small local retailers are now competing with massive conglomerates on a global scale.

Scaling Multi-Channel E-Commerce with Microservices and a Headless CMS

Fabric Blog

Having a multi-channel e-commerce solution helps you reach new customers by giving you distribution on a variety of channels. Brands and retailers can now sell through traditional catalogs and POS, online stores, third-party sellers, and even social media. Technical Article

Retaining your Ideal Customers starts with Smarter Acquisition

Omniconvert

Learn how to use your Ideal Customer Profile to generate better customer retention and acquisition strategies and results. The post Retaining your Ideal Customers starts with Smarter Acquisition appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog. Customer Value Optimization

Content Strategy: What Is It & How to Develop One [2021]

Neil Patel

If you’ve been looking to score the top spot or even the first page on Google, here’s one secret to improving your position: have a great content strategy. Your content strategy should focus on producing quality content, engaging with your audience, and measuring your successes and failures.

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.

Simply Fresh looking to move to new supplier as Sainsbury’s supply deal comes to an end

Talking Retail

Simply Fresh is in talks with several other companies to replace Sainsbury’s as its supplier, after the supermarket last week announced it was shutting down its wholesale operation.

How to Ensure Your Online Reviews Get You Business

Neil Patel

Every successful business relies on reviews. In the past, it was word-of-mouth recommendations from friends or family. If you wanted to go to the movies on the weekend, you’d pick up the local newspaper and read what film critics had to say.

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Recovery strong but uneven, says IGD

Talking Retail

Strong shopper confidence in the UK means that retailers can hope for a return to normality but they will have to remain adaptable, says the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD).

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How to Claim Your Google News Author Knowledge Panel

Neil Patel

People tend to connect with news sources they trust. As an author, you could be that news source. However, building a large following is not easy in a world where so many voices are clamoring for attention. That’s why you need to leverage all resources available for you to stand out from the crowd.

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.