Thu.Jun 04, 2020

Accelerate Digital Transformation With The Right Strategic Partner

Forrester eCommerce

In March 2020, as the implications of a global shutdown of physical offices became apparent, executives responsible for digital initiatives went into overdrive. If your firm is already digitally advanced, it’s likely to be faring far better than less advanced competitors by now.

Shopify Blog – Should I Use WordPress For My Shopify Or BigCommerce Blog?

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This post will teach you how to start a Shopify blog and answer the age old debate on whether you should use Shopify’s native blogging platform versus a WordPress blog on a subdomain. Most people do things backwards when it comes to selling and making money online.

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Will Virtual Care Stand The Test Of Time? If You’re Asking The Question, It’s Time To Catch Up

Forrester eCommerce

Virtual Care Blog Series — Part 3 Forrester made the call that 2020 would be the tipping point for virtual care adoption. The pandemic accelerated digital transformation for many healthcare organizations (HCOs) from a matter of years to a matter of months.

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Supercharge Your Ecommerce Sales Using These SMS Marketing Best Practices

BigCommerce

Ecommerce is growing faster than ever. In 2019, ecommerce generated $3.5 trillion in sales and is expected to hit $4.9… … Ecommerce Marketing ecommerce marketing

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.

Using Innovation To Rebuild From COVID-19 — Lessons From Financial Services

Forrester eCommerce

We are living in uncertain and extraordinary times, and extraordinary feats are being delivered daily by committed workforces for which speed translates into jobs, businesses — and lives — saved.

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Häagen-dazs and Jack Daniel’s collaborate for final Secret Sofa

TalkingRetail

Häagen-Dazs is to conclude its Secret Sofa partnership with Secret Cinema with a screening of the 80’s cult classic Ghostbusters on Friday 5 June. For the past eight weeks, Secret Sofa presented by Häagen-Dazs, has facilitated a virtual film club.

Simon Property Group reportedly takes Gap to court over unpaid rent

retaildive

The apparel company disclosed in April that it was withholding rent as stores closed due to the pandemic, and may owe the mall operator nearly $66 million

The ultimate guide to starting a successful Facebook shop in 2020

Omniconvert

The recent pandemic outbreak has affected every miniature aspect of our lives, especially our businesses. The practice of social distancing. The post The ultimate guide to starting a successful Facebook shop in 2020 appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog.

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The Time Has Come

Forrester eCommerce

To our black employees, clients, friends, and the black community at large, we stand with you against the injustice and inequities brought down on you. It’s not right, it can’t persist, and we can do better. We see you, we hear you, and we stand with you. The Counterintuitive CEO promoted

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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.

Retail’s New Normal: Here’s What Retailers Should Focus On As The Country Continues To Reopen

Retail Touch

The COVID-19 pandemic brought into sharp focus which retailers were better prepared to weather massive market disruption and which were not. Supply chain challenges, technology gaps and dwindling cash reserves have resulted in locked-up inventory, lost sales and, in extreme cases, bankruptcies.

Debtwire: Ascena brings on Kirkland & Ellis, others to advise on balance sheet

retaildive

The apparel retailer was struggling with financial losses and sales declines, among other things, well before the COVID-19 crisis

Should I start selling B2B using Amazon Business?

TradeGecko

If you’ve ever tried buying anything online- be it homeware, hardware, kitchenware or any other type of “ware” chances are your search results included items listed on online retail giant Amazon. Amazon

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Employee And Management Upskilling Must Go Beyond New Safety Protocols

Retail Touch

As retailers continue to reopen their stores, employee training and empowerment are coming to the forefront.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

No quick return to ‘normal’ food and drink habits after Covid-19, research suggests

TalkingRetail

More than 90% of UK consumers say they changed the way they shop for food and drink following the Covid-19 pandemic, new research reveals.

Report: Simon Sues Gap Over Nearly $66 Million In Unpaid Rent

Retail Touch

Simon Property Group is suing Gap on the grounds that the retailer has failed to pay more than $65.9 million in rent and other charges during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to CNBC.

Eat17 merges businesses

TalkingRetail

Eat17 has merged its retail and restaurant businesses to help survive the coronavirus pandemic.

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Google, Facebook, and Instagram Make Big Social Commerce Changes | Salsify

Salsify

Last month, Google, Facebook, and Instagram announced substantial improvements to their shopping experiences. These improvements make it easier and more affordable for brands to sell on these platforms.

Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses helps c-stores tap into craft cheeses

TalkingRetail

Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses has launched The Perfect British Cheeseboard, which showcases its handcrafted hard, soft and blue cheeses.

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Tractor Supply Launches New Mobile App And Redesigned Web Site

Retail Touch

Accelerating previously planned technology investments, Tractor Supply has launched its first mobile app and a redesigned e-Commerce site in order to meet the needs of customers relying more on digital devices since the beginning of the pandemic.

Spar Scotland supports Healthy Living Week

TalkingRetail

Spar Scotland is to run a Healthy Living Week programme with a host of activities taking place online and in stores around the country. The event is being fully supported by SGF Healthy Living Programme.

Obsess Enables Full 360 Virtual Retail Showrooms

Retail Touch

Obsess , an AR and VR platform, can create virtual showrooms for brick-and-mortar retailers looking to recapture reluctant customers. The experiences aim for immersion and accessibility across both desktop and mobile devices, with no need to download apps or use headsets.

Morrisons’ telesales service passes milestone

TalkingRetail

Morrisons’ new telesales shopping service, aimed specifically at ensuring vulnerable and elderly people can get the groceries they need, has received more than 100,000 orders since its launch in April.

LVMH takes a new look at proposed $16.2B Tiffany merger

retaildive

The luxury house may try to cut its purchase price in light of the pandemic and now civil unrest in the U.S., but analysts doubt the deal will collapse

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Lockdown Brits turn to favourite biscuit brands

TalkingRetail

Biscuit consumers have turned back to old favourites during the coronavirus lockdown as remote working has led to more cups of tea and coffee being consumed at home, says the manufacturer of McVitie’s.

eCommerce Checkout Guide For Your Online Store

MakeWebBetter

According to researches and surveys conducted, the average cart abandonment rate during the eCommerce checkout process is 70%. What does it tell? Out of 10 checkouts you are failing in 7. But what’s the reason for these abandoned carts?

Swizzels expands Originals range

TalkingRetail

Sweet manufacturer Swizzels has expanded its Originals range with price-marked hanging bags of Love Hearts and Parma Violets. Each Originals variant comes in a 142g hanging bag and they are both suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Message From the CEO: Kibo Stands for Equality and Change

Kibo

Communities across the nation are experiencing unrest in many ways due to a series of recent events, which culminated in the tragic death of George Floyd. His death is representative of an issue with which we, as a society, continue to wrestle.

Reach to cut retail terms

TalkingRetail

Reach has revealed that upcoming cover price rises on the Sunday Mirror and Sunday People will be accompanied by a cut in retail terms. From this weekend (6-7 June) the price of the two titles will rise 10p to £1.80 with the percentage terms that retailers receive adjusted from 20.5% to 20%.

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Forrester Names Kibo a Strong Performer in New Ecommerce Wave

Kibo

At Kibo, we’re dedicated to making it easy for our clients to create amazing customer experiences through personalized commerce. Our vision for personalized commerce includes order management, commerce, and personalization in a single unified platform.

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WorkJam Releases Health Check Tool For Frontline Workers

Retail Touch

WorkJam , an employee management solution provider, has released a new health check analysis tool for mobile devices. The software can help reopening retailers reduce the spread of COVID-19 among frontline employees and their customers while complying with local laws and regulations.

Drones and delivery trucks could work together, but regulatory hurdles remain

retaildive

Using drones and trucks for a hybrid delivery system could be the future of last-mile logistics, according to a MIT research paper

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