Tue.Jun 02, 2020

Culture Is (Still) Not About Ping-Pong Tables And Free Meals

Forrester eCommerce

It’s been more than two months since corporate America’s unexpected leap into the deep end of the remote work pool. Behind the backdrops of our endless video calls, we’ve been juggling unexpected incursions from children, pets, and other household activities.

How to Skyrocket Sales with Ecommerce Referral Marketing

BigCommerce

Referrals are nothing new to the world. Back in the day, villagers would tell their neighbors about the best cobbler… Ecommerce Marketing customer loyalty ecommerce marketing

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Artificial Intelligence Is Dumb Without The Elasticity Quotient

Forrester eCommerce

How much has your business really changed since implementing AI? I’m not asking about lift for discrete metrics such as customer loyalty, campaign revenue, or even process optimization. Was the DNA of your enterprise altered by tweaking the edges?

Google?s New Algorithm: Page Experience

Kissmetrics

Don’t worry… your traffic hasn’t gone down (or up) because of the Page Experience algorithm update hasn’t rolled out yet. But it will in 2021 according to Google.

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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.

Shopify vs Squarespace (June 2020) ? Ecommerce Platform Comparison

Ecommerce Platforms

As someone who is in the process of setting up an online store , you are probably researching and evaluating your options for an ecommerce platform that is suitable for your requirements.

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Shopify Fulfillment Review (June 2020): A Network for Fast, Low-Cost Shipping With Superior Merchant Branding

Ecommerce Platforms

Fulfillment is the process of storing, packaging, and shipping ecommerce products. Shopify Fulfillment could simply mean how you fulfill items sold through your Shopify store.

Camelot reveals record National Lottery sales

TalkingRetail

Camelot UK has reported its third successive year of sales growth following the company’s wide-ranging strategic review carried out in 2017. National Lottery ticket sales for the year ended 31 March grew by 9.7% to a record £7.9bn. In addition, Camelot grew total sales of draw-based games by £455.3m

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Brands scramble to make statements as protests continue

retaildive

But how those messages are received depends on the core values of the business, experts say

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H?agen-Dazs launches sustainability drive

TalkingRetail

Häagen-Dazs is no longer including a single-use plastic spoon in its mini cup multipacks. The brand says the move will save around 126 tonnes of plastic and will prevent the distribution of around 30 million plastic spoons in the UK alone on an annual basis.

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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.

How SEO Increased This Client's Organic Revenue by 22%

Groove

Final Draft is the number one professional screenwriting software used by screenwriters and filmmakers around the world. The software is used by 95% of film and television productions, including production companies like Netflix, Paramount, Pixar and NBC Universal.

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Report reveals home delivery opportunities for c-stores

TalkingRetail

Consumers value free delivery above all else when it comes to home deliveries of groceries and supplies from their local convenience stores, new research reveals.

9 content marketing mistakes sabotaging sales

Omniconvert

Content marketing is a sustainable way of driving and maintaining high eCommerce sales. Even though businesses of all scopes and. The post 9 content marketing mistakes sabotaging sales appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog.

How to Increase Conversion With an Ecommerce SEO Strategy | Salsify

Salsify

Every minute, there are more than 4,000 items sold on Amazon by small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), according to a 2019 Amazon report. Behind these purchases are shoppers who started their buying journey by typing in a few simple keywords. Amazon Digital Commerce Data Insights Ecommerce SEO

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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.

As Protests Continue, Retail CEOs Express Empathy, Opposition To Racism

Retail Touch

Over the past several days, executives from diverse retail companies issued statements and social media posts to employees and customers, seeking to compassionately address the strong feelings stirred up by the death of George Floyd and racism in general.

Costcutter adds new online guides to support independent retailers

TalkingRetail

Costcutter has expanded its free online support package, which provides guidance to help all independent retailers support their local communities.

Reopening in the home category

retaildive

From single-use slipcovers over furniture to appointments for shopping, retailers in the space must navigate how to resume operations

CJ Lang sells Airdrie store

TalkingRetail

CJ Lang, the wholesaler for Spar stores in Scotland, has sold a store in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire. The store, which was sold alongside some other properties, and has now been purchased by Sathish Kumar Thangavel.

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Crisis Impacts: Bending The Retail Cost Curve

Retail Touch

While the world is busy bending the curve in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers are busy bending a curve of their own — the cost curve — as businesses f ight for survival.

Nisa retailers see huge increase in sales of bedding plants

TalkingRetail

Nisa retailers have reported a 425% year-on-year increase in sales of bedding plants in the middle of May. Summer bedding plants have been a particular success, accounting for more than 50% of overall sales.

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How to Avoid PPP Fraud: 7 Tips for Protecting Your Small Business

Korona

In light of the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has unveiled several large-scale assistance programs for small businesses.

Pladis adds to Flipz brand

TalkingRetail

Pladis has unveiled a new addition to its Flipz brand. Flipz Strawberry Cheesecake sees pretzels covered in a sweet Strawberry Cheesecake glaze.

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Walmart Analyst: Flexible Distribution, Honest Communications Supported Strong COVID-19 Response

Retail Touch

Walmart ’s performance during COVID-19 represents a success story, with 10% same-store sales growth and a whopping 74% e-Commerce sales increase in Q1 2020.

Community shop receives Queen?s Award

TalkingRetail

A community shop in Bodmin, Cornwall, has been honored with a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for its contribution to the local community.

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Lowe's launches video tool geared toward professionals

retaildive

Targeting its pro clientele, the home improvement retailer introduced "Lowe's for Pros JobSIGHT," which allows them to virtually serve their customers

Central England Co-op introduces new social distancing measures

TalkingRetail

Central England Co-op has outlined the second phase of social distancing measures aimed at keeping its staff and customers safe in its stores.

Alibaba Launches Payment And Freight Management Services For Small U.S. Retailers

Retail Touch

Alibaba has launched three new platforms — Alibaba.com Payment Terms, Alibaba.com Freight and Alibaba.com Trade Shows — designed for small businesses seeking ways to digitally optimize their operations during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. “U.S.

Protests and looting pushes back opening dates for retail stores and restaurants

RetailWire

Ongoing protests and violence directed toward business establishments in some cities across the U.S. have forced retailers and restaurants to push back plans to reopen. Right when we get over one hump, here comes something new to deal with,” said Reynolds Cramer, chief executive of Fareway Stores.

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CVS Pilots Autonomous Prescription Delivery In Houston Market

Retail Touch

CVS Health has partnered with Nuro , a delivery robotics company, to pilot an automated delivery service in the Houston market. Beginning this month, Nuro will use its fleet of vehicles to fulfill prescription and essentials orders placed through CVS.

How Elastic Path enables the ultimate level of technical agility

GetElastic

We live in the “digitally connected world” where everything is changing rapidly, and which is characterized by the following trends: Rapidly evolving environment. The demand and behavior of customers, partners, and other stakeholders change quickly, requiring businesses to adapt.

How Kroger Vendors Can Find Sales Opportunities Faster in Repsly

RepslyBlog

One of the biggest challenges of selling to Kroger is also the biggest opportunity: there are nearly 3,000 Kroger store locations in the U.S, and many of them are among the busiest stores in the country.

Stitch Fix to lay off 1,400 employees

retaildive

The company is letting go of its California stylists as it moves to hire around 2,000 in other parts of the country

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