Tue.Jan 12, 2021

9 retail trends to watch in 2021

retaildive

The pandemic will continue to reshape the industry and accelerate trends from consumer preferences to industry norms and structures in the year ahead

Oracle NetSuite Review: How to Build a Next-Gen Store in the Ecommerce Age

Ecommerce Platforms

In an age saturated with convenient online shopping, how would physical stores keep up? Next-Generation Stores. That’s the answer. Merchants are relying on business software solutions like Oracle NetSuite to build their next-gen stores.

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Walmart to launch fintech startup with partner Ribbit Capital

retaildive

The startup will be majority-owned by the retailer. Ribbit Capital's past investments include Affirm, Credit Karma and Robinhood

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Shopworkers could be prioritised in Covid vaccination programme

TalkingRetail

Shopworkers could be among the first people to be vaccinated in the next stage of the coronavirus vaccination programme, health secretary Matt Hancock has said.

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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 We Used Facebook Ads to Help Vitrazza Reach $1 Million/Month in Sales

Inflow Insights

When we talk to eCommerce brand owners about Facebook Ads and Instagram Ads, we hear the same two questions over and over again: “What creative works best?” “How How can we scale?”. The truth is, there is no universally accepted maxim when it comes to answering either of these questions.

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There are a few different ways people approach the ocean. Some dive right in. Others inch in slowly, testing the temperature of the water until they feel comfortable to wade in all the way. A few like to stand there and get pummeled by the water’s force.

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Retailers - 5 Cash Flow Tips For January

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Retailers! January is the time to get your financial house in order to have the most profitable retail sales and stress-free year possible! Retail Sales Financials cash flow

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The Amazon side hustle: 3 business models to help you add a second income

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Think you have no chance of success on Amazon if you don’t run a full-time business? Good news: Over half of Amazon sellers run their business part-time—and 37% have full-time jobs. Maybe you want to build an online store that eventually frees you from your 9–5.

How to Calculate Customer Lifetime Value (CLV)

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Reading Time: 6 minutes. Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) is one of the most important metrics you can track for ecommerce.

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.

Retailers plead with public to follow Covid rules

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Independent retailers have pleaded with the public to follow the Covid rules and wear face-coverings in stores to limit the spread of the pandemic. The plea came after prime minister Boris Johnson urged the public to follow face mask rules and one-way systems while in supermarkets during lockdown.

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The New and Improved Ubersuggest: Better Data

Neil Patel

With SEO one of the most important things is data. You make your decisions based on what the data tells you. If you make a change and your rankings go up, you know you’ve made the right choice. And if your rankings go down, well, you’ll have to look into what happened and why.

How Morning Brew drives 95% of revenue from email monetization

Liveintent

If any media company understands the power of email, it’s Morning Brew. The startup grew from $3 million to $13 million in revenue last year “on the back of a single email newsletter,” as Digiday reported.

Prime Pantry has ended. So what? Now what?

Profitero

Amazon’s ending of Prime Pantry is not particularly surprising. Being the customer-centric company it is, Amazon is always looking for ways to reduce friction and complexity from its shopping experience.

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.

What Is Omnichannel Ecommerce — and Why Do You Need It? | Salsify

Salsify

Whether a customer engages with a brand in store or online, the experience should feel consistent. But far too often, it doesn’t. Omnichannel Strategy Digital Commerce

Cadbury unveils new pack design for Dairy Milk portfolio

TalkingRetail

Mondel?z z International is launching a new pack design for its Cadbury Dairy Milk brand, giving it a “fresh, more modern look that reflects the progressive vision of the brand’s founder, John Cadbury”.

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Reimagining Shopping Malls Post-COVID

Retail Touch

After a long, grim year shrouded by the coronavirus, brick-and-mortar stores in the U.S. have mostly adapted to the mask-wearing, social-distancing normalcy.

Nisa expands meat-free offer in Veganuary

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Nisa has expanded the range of meat-free products available to its independent retailers.

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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.

Lululemon taps Nike veteran as head merchant

retaildive

Blanca Gonzalez will lead global merchandising for men's and women's, and focus on growing the company into a "leader in technical apparel "

Walmart Launches Fintech Startup via Investment Firm Partnership

Retail Touch

Walmart has partnered with fintech investment firm Ribbit Capital to launch a startup designed to offer affordable financial solutions.

Spar wholesaler expands sandwich range with new free-from options

TalkingRetail

James Hall & Co, Spar’s wholesaler for the north of England, has launched eight new sandwiches for customers with dietary requirements. The range includes three gluten-free, three vegetarian, and two vegan options, available as part of Spar’s meal deal (£2.95).

Myntra Mall- India’s First Digital Mall

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Myntra launches a digital mall, allowing shoppers on its app to experience the official brand stores (OBS) of different brands. It combines the offline mall experience, where buyers choose to visit the brand stores for a complete offering review, with the convenience of being online.

Dollar Shave Club names new CEO after founder steps down

retaildive

Former Sur La Table CEO Jason Goldberger will replace Michael Dubin in the top spot. Dubin will remain on as a special adviser and board member

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Nestlé adds dessert-inspired sweets to Rowntree’s range

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Nestlé Confectionery is set to expand its Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles portfolio with a dessert-inspired bag of sweets.

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What Facebook Watch Means for Marketers

Neil Patel

It was only a matter of time. Just like Amazon, YouTube, and Netflix before it, Facebook officially entered the video streaming game with Facebook Watch. What is Facebook Watch, and what does it mean for you your marketing strategy? What is Facebook Watch? Launched in 2017 to select users in the U.S.

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Deliveroo plans UK expansion

TalkingRetail

Deliveroo plans to expand to around 100 new towns and cities across the UK in 2021. The company is set to launch in Yeovil, Bangor in Northern Ireland, East Kilbride, King’s Lynn, Scarborough, Llanelli and Exmouth, although the full list of locations has yet to be revealed.

[Guest Blog] Reach a Global Audience With International SEO

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Digital transformation has been hot on the agenda of businesses across the globe for many years. However, COVID-19 and the resulting lockdowns have fast-tracked the digital transformation path for businesses across many industries and markets. .

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NRF 2021 Day 1: The How, What and When of Retail’s Reopening, Plus Insights From Condoleezza Rice

Retail Touch

Chapter One of the 2021 National Retail Federation Big Show may be online instead of in-person, but that isn’t stopping the NRF from putting together an all-star lineup.