Wed.Sep 09, 2020

321: Why Ecommerce In Q4 Is Going To Be A Disaster With Casey Gauss

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Today I’m thrilled to have Casey Gauss back on the show. Casey is the founder of Viral Launch and he’s helped tens of thousands of eCommerce entrepreneurs drive billions of dollars in sales.

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How to Launch Your Own Facebook Shop

SellBrite

As many as 25,000 stores could close this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic , according to Coresight Research. But while in-store retail traffic has slowed for most businesses, online purchases are booming. In fact, the amount customers spent online with U.S.

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Aldi refills to save 550 tonnes of single-use plastic a year

TalkingRetail

Aldi is to launch own-brand concentrated cleaning liquids that will refill spray bottles up to four times, in a move that will save around 550 tonnes of single-use plastic a year.

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Retail's unlikely pandemic winners

retaildive

Wayfair, Overstock and At Home have made gains while much of the industry faces sales declines, layoffs and, in some cases, bankruptcy

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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 to Increase Retail Sales – Three Tips

Retail Doc

In some ways, brick and mortar retailers have a finite client base. After all, there are only so many people who can walk into the store on a given day. Marketing Retail Sales Training

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Nisa launches pre-sell event for Christmas alcohol

TalkingRetail

Nisa partners have this week begun to pre-order alcohol for the festive season. This year’s Christmas licensed pre-sell brochure offers a gifting range that caters for a range of budgets and includes a new range of seasonal packs, wine boxes, and key branded mid packs of lager and cider.

How to Create Your Ideal Customer Profile

FastSpring

When you start a digital business, you’re often creating a product or service that solves a problem you’ve noticed in your own life. Which means you understand your audience because you are your audience.

Veganuary calls on retailers to get involved in 2021 event

TalkingRetail

The organiser of Veganuary, which encourages people to go vegan in January and beyond, is calling on retailers to get involved in next year’s event. This year more than 400,000 people signed up to take part in the event, compared to 250,000 in 2019.

“Why We Launched an Open Commerce Ecosystem”: Q&A with Profitero CEO Bryan Wiener

Profitero

Last week, Profitero announced the launch of the Open Commerce Ecosystem , a first of its kind partnership program connecting retail digital shelf analytics, media agencies and tech platforms together for optimized marketing performance.

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.

Salsify Announces an Industry-First Commerce Experience Management (CommerceXM) Platform

Salsify

“By 2022, organizations using multiple go-to-market approaches for digital commerce will outperform non-commerce organizations by 30 percentage points in sales growth.”. Source: Gartner, August 2020. Every single purchase made by a consumer is now digitally influenced: They conduct research online.

Value ‘will be crucial’ if c-stores are to retain new-found shoppers

TalkingRetail

Value perceptions, own-label and food-to-go will be crucial to c-stores looking to retain their new-found shoppers as the ‘new normal’ begins to take shape, says a leading operator.

Further Evolutions In Retail: All In For Experiential Retail

Retail Touch

It is hard to imagine a worse time for brick-and-mortar retail. Already challenged with diversifying against an e-Commerce alternative, stores have now lost their one remaining hook as shoppers are unable or unwilling to venture in.

Convenience sector continues to grow

TalkingRetail

The convenience sector generated £44.7bn in sales over the past year, new research reveals.

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.

Lululemon to expand holiday pop-ups to 70 to ease pandemic pressure

retaildive

Profits and margins shrank in Q2, but the retailer is among the few in the black, and CEO Calvin McDonald said he remains "cautiously optimistic "

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Illegal tobacco seized from East Ayrshire store

TalkingRetail

Around 16,000 illegal cigarettes and 3kg hand-rolling tobacco have been seized from a shop in Cumnock, East Ayrshire. Members of the public made local trading standards officers aware of the issue and during a visit to the store Dixie the consumer protection dog tracked down the problem items.

E-pharma set to revolutionise drug market access in India as COVID-19 drives e-commerce growth, says GlobalData

Retail Technology Review

The COVID-19 induced lockdown resulted in an unprecedented rise in e-commerce transactions across India. In line with this, e-pharma sector also witnessed growth despite regulatory challenges. Against this backdrop, e-pharma space is all set to revolutionise drug market access in the country, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Travel Blue rolls out hygiene range for convenience sector

TalkingRetail

Travel accessories company Travel Blue is launching a range of hygiene products suitable for the convenience sector. The Hygiene range comes in small re-sealable packs and consists of six products: Hygiene Kit, containing two disposable face masks, four Latex gloves and four hygienic wet wipes.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

CAYIN Technology Enhances Digital Signage With Facial Recognition

Retail Touch

CAYIN Technology , a digital signage solution provider, has partnered with QNAP Systems to integrate facial detection technology with its digital signs.

Nature Valley unveils £1.8m campaign with Tripadvisor

TalkingRetail

Cereal bar brand Nature Valley has partnered with travel platform Tripadvisor to “encourage Brits to explore some of the UK’s most beautiful nature spots” The “#visit nature” campaign will kick-off on 14 September and run for six weeks, and will consist of targeted media activity across TV, social media, and digital platforms, as well as.

LVMH Pulls Out Of $16.2 Billion Tiffany Acquisition, Prompting Lawsuit

Retail Touch

Luxury brand powerhouse LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has called off its planned $16.2 billion purchase of Tiffany & Co. citing the threat of U.S. tariffs on French goods.

Under Armour cuts 600 corporate jobs in latest restructuring move

retaildive

The layoffs are an extension of a cost-reduction push that started this spring and was recently extended by the sports apparel brand's board

Best Ecommerce Platforms

Neil Patel

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. What would you do with an extra $1,500 a day? With a bit of work and the right platform behind you, you can create an online store that generates that kind of revenue (and more).

The Paper Store Emerges From Bankruptcy Under New Ownership

Retail Touch

The Paper Store will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after less than two months. Retail-led real estate firm WS Development acquired the retailer, which will be added to its 95 -location property portfolio.

MFG selects new commercial director

TalkingRetail

Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has appointed David Pitron as its new commercial director. Pitron joins MFG from BP, where he worked for the past 16 years in a variety of trading, offer, strategy and partnership development positions in the UK and overseas.

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How Worthy Conquered Mistrust Issues In Jewelry Resale

Retail Touch

COVID-19 has accelerated an already-surging resale market. Consumers stuck at home have had the time to thin out their wardrobes and make room in the garage — along with strong financial incentives to turn their possessions into cash.

Hobgoblin unveils Halloween campaign

TalkingRetail

Beer brand Hobgoblin is running a four-month long Halloween campaign, using the strapline “Best Sipped in the Dark”. The campaign is running until November across out-of-home and digital platforms, including digital screens, murals, and social media channels.

How to Boost ROI with Optimized Buy Now Buttons

Neil Patel

E-commerce has become a cutthroat industry. With everyone and their brother-in-law setting up e-commerce businesses and the competition is super stiff. That’s why you must do everything in your power to position yourself for more sales. One way to do that is to optimize your Buy Now buttons.