Tue.Nov 24, 2020

The 2020 BigCommerce Holiday Gift Guide

BigCommerce

The holiday season is underway which means it’s time to start shopping for your friends and families. Regardless of which… Holiday Ideas & Strategies

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Co-op to open new-look Dolgellau food store

TalkingRetail

Co-op is set to relaunch its Dolgellau food store, in north-west Wales, on Friday (27 November) following an £875,000 facelift. The investment in the 6,300sq ft store includes customer car parking, bakery, Costa Coffee express, photo booth, and hot food.

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In late and loose forecast, NRF predicts holiday growth of 3.6% to 5.2%

retaildive

An unprecedented level of uncertainty from the surging pandemic, the weak economy and the presidential election led the group to cover a few bases

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Insider chat: How two McAfee marketers are thinking about personalization and a cookieless future

Liveintent

I really enjoyed the Brand Innovators fireside chat I moderated in September with Antony Demetriades, who heads customer retention at McAfee, a client of ours.

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.

How Guitar Center went from jukebox hero to latest pandemic bankruptcy

retaildive

For years the musical equipment retailer struggled under debt from a private equity buyout. Can Chapter 11 help it turn things around

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Walgreens revamps app, loyalty program

retaildive

Mobile users can now chat with a pharmacist, book medical care and vaccination appointments and obtain real-time flu alerts

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What to Expect During Cyber 5 2020 on Amazon

ROI Revolution

Published November 24, 2020. As consumers finalize Thanksgiving plans and adjust to the changes 2020 continues to bring, marketers are preparing for Cyber 5. With online shopping on the rise as the pandemic continues, we’re left wondering what Cyber 5 will look like this year.

Bigcommerce Enterprise Features To Increase Revenue

Groove

Are you considering migrating eCommerce platforms? Position your business for growth by aligning your eCommerce platform choices with your unique business goals.

What Are the Essential Omnichannel Commerce Requirements? | Salsify

Salsify

Seamless customer experiences are essential to meet modern shopping demands. As markets and buying behaviors continue to change, the only constant is the need for speed and agility. Omnichannel Strategy

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.

7 Best ActiveCampaign Alternatives for Email Marketing in 2021

Omnisend

Reading Time: 10 minutes. Are you thinking about switching off of ActiveCampaign? Or simply not feeling what they’re offering? Sifting through the other hundred-something email marketing automation tools out there can be quite a feat.

Ascona Group snaps up two mid-Wales petrol stations

TalkingRetail

Fast-growing forecourt operator Ascona Group has bought Ridgebourne Service Station and Crossgates Service Station, petrol forecourts situated close to Llandrindod Wells, a town in Powys, mid-Wales.

Walmart illuminates holidays with drone light show

retaildive

The retailer's latest experiential activation was crafted with the socially distanced, contactless needs of the pandemic era in mind

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Non-essential retail to reopen in England in lead-up to Christmas

TalkingRetail

Retail trade bodies have welcomed prime minister Boris Johnson’s confirmation that non-essential retail will reopen in England from 2 December, and that it will remain open under a new tier system of restrictions to be announced by the government on Thursday (26 November).

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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.

Study: Most retailers will boost ad spend on Facebook next year

retaildive

Ninety-three percent of retail brands currently buy ads on the social network, Smarly.io found, despite a media boycott against it over the summer

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Family-run store celebrates century of trading

TalkingRetail

A family-run store in Dumfries and Galloway is celebrating a century of trading. Owner of the 1,500sq ft Nisa Local store in Dalbeattie, James Kinnaird, started out as a schoolboy selling fruit and vegetables outside the front of the shop at just eight years old.

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Best Buy posts 'blockbuster' Q3 with digital sales up nearly 175%

retaildive

The electronics retailer has kept up its winning streak amid the pandemic, while its growth bodes well for the U.S. consumer

Fewer Scots deaths thanks to Minimum Unit Pricing

TalkingRetail

There were 10% fewer deaths from alcohol in Scotland, the lowest annual total since 2012, new figures reveal. The data from the National Records of Scotland shows the number of alcohol-specific deaths fell from 1,136 in 2018 to 1,020 in 2019.

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Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

Walmart adds to its last-mile arsenal with acquisition of startup assets

retaildive

The retailer will purchase select properties, including talent and technology, from peer-to-peer delivery firm JoyRun

Link and PayPoint hail free cash withdrawals pilot

TalkingRetail

Link, the UK’s main ATM cash machine network, and PayPoint say their trial to enable consumers to withdraw cash in smaller shops without paying a fee has got off to a “strong start” The trial, which is currently operating across 13 small shops in four communities across the UK, has seen more than 1,500 cash.

UGG Launches First Flagship Store in NYC; Plans for More Worldwide

Retail Touch

Footwear brand UGG has opened its first flagship store, on Fifth Avenue in New York City, the first in a planned fleet of flagship stores that will roll out globally in 2021 and beyond.

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Lambrini bolsters line-up with new flavours

TalkingRetail

Perry brand Lambrini has expanded its portfolio with the launch of two new flavours. Rhubarb & Ginger and Mango are available now in 700ml bottles, retailing at £2.99

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Wunderkind acquires SmarterHQ to supercharge growth for enterprise eCommerce

Retail Technology Review

Wunderkind, formerly BounceX, the performance marketing channel that delivers one-to-one messages at scale, has acquired SmarterHQ, the advanced segmentation and orchestration engine for enterprise eCommerce. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Walmart Adds its Stores as Online Fulfillment Centers

Retail Touch

Walmart has created a program that routes some Walmart.com orders to be fulfilled straight from its stores, both to reduce delivery times and pressure on the retailer’s fulfillment centers. The new approach will leverage Walmart’s 2,800 stores, which can reach two-thirds of the U.S.,

5 top tips to maxmise sales on Black Friday and beyond

Retail Technology Review

This years Black Friday and Cyber Monday are set to break all records as the boom in online sales continues. But how can online retailers ensure they take full advantage of this boom? Richard Falconer, COO at e-commerce experts Optiseller, gives his top five tips on how online retailers can maximise their sales during this peak period. Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain

Walmart boosts shoppable videos with Tastemade cooking shows

retaildive

Tastemade's "Struggle Meals" series lets viewers text an on-screen number to add suggested ingredients to a virtual shopping cart

Shopworkers should be one of the first to get Covid vaccine, union urges

TalkingRetail

Retail trade union Usdaw is urging the government to ensure shopworkers and delivery drivers are high on the priority list for the Covid vaccines and routine testing. The UK government is confident that some of the most at-risk groups will be vaccinated before Christmas, reports suggest.

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The 4 New Year Resolutions for Advertisers

Liveintent

As much as it pains us to say it, the realities we face today won’t look much different in early 2021. The industry will need to continue considering the pandemic when planning marketing strategies across paid media, virtual events, and sponsored content.

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