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Shopify vs 3DCart (Jan 2021): Which Should You Use?

Ecommerce Platforms

You're probably reading this because you're in the process of selecting a suitable platform for starting or migrating an ecommerce store and weighing your options.

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Best Business Podcasts For Actionable Strategies And Tips

My Wife Quit Her Job

This post is a comprehensive list of the best business podcasts that you should listen to if you want to learn strategies and tactics for business. According to Podcasthosting.org, there are over 1,750,000 podcasts and over 43 million episodes as of 2021. Crazy right?

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Art Van successor Loves Furniture files for bankruptcy

retaildive

A real estate veteran created a new retailer to fill the void left by the furniture specialist. Things did not go as planned

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Staples Attempts to Buy Office Depot — Again

Retail Touch

Perhaps the third time will be the charm. Staples is making another bid to acquire its rival Office Depot , this time with a bid of $2.1 billion — one-third of the $6.3 billion offered in the original 2015 merger agreement. That deal was shut down in 2016 due to antitrust concerns.

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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.

A timeline of how the pandemic hit retail

retaildive

Over the past year, Retail Dive tracked store closures and openings, as well as furloughs, layoffs, hirings and bankruptcies. Here's the story of 2020 in numbers

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Staples plans $2.1B takeover of Office Depot

retaildive

The rivals' past two attempts to merge in the last couple of decades have been thwarted by antitrust concerns

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The Ultimate CVO Guide – RFM model: Don Juan

Omniconvert

In the previous chapter, we focused on an RFM group that must be analyzed and treated very carefully – “About. The post The Ultimate CVO Guide – RFM model: Don Juan appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog. Customer Value Optimization RFM

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7 key takeaways from massive online traffic this 2020 holiday season

retaildive

Discover what 1.57 billion online visits reveal about the global 2020 holiday season

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Data Will be Key to Retail Success in 2021

Retail Touch

Without question, the COVID-19 pandemic proved to be quite a disruptor for retailers, as in-store sales dropped and other options, like ecommerce and buy online, pick up in-store (BOPIS) surged.

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.

Amazon, Walmart dominate shopping app downloads in 2020: report

retaildive

Target, eBay and Wayfair also made the top 10 list as consumers increasingly rely on mobile as a shopping channel, per Apptopia

More consumers seeking smoke-free products this New Year, research reveals

TalkingRetail

More consumers are looking for smoke-free products as part of New Year’s resolutions to move away from cigarettes, new research reveals.

Research summary: Digital product creation maturity in RFA

retaildive

3D DPC has leapt in importance for retailers and brands. Here are five key insights from our annual research

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Financial Marketer’s Digital Acquisition Game Plan for 2021

SheerID

Learn how personalized offers for consumer tribes give banks a winning strategy for acquiring and retaining new customers. Blog Posts Customer Acquisition Personalization

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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.

MoR Partnerships: 5 Ways a Merchant of Record Helps Streamline Online Payments

Scalefast

Sick of negotiating transaction fees or filing complicated tax returns? How about dealing with chargebacks? These are the financial and administrative aspects of running a growing eCommerce company that no one told you about.

Top 9 Ecommerce Trends to Expect in 2021

ROI Revolution

Published January 11, 2021. The year where “unprecedented” was the People’s Choice Word of the Year has come to the end. That doesn’t nearly mean we’ll see the end of the pandemic, social unrest, or the massive shift to ecommerce.

How 1,000-Store Russian Electronics Retailer Amped Up Online Sales 141%

Retail Touch

While it’s hardly noteworthy that a retailer increased online sales during some of the worst months of COVID, M.Video-Eldorado Group , a 1,039-store electronics and appliance retailer serving more than 250 regions across Russia, did much more than simply funnel products through its suddenly active ecommerce channel.

Petition calls for shopworkers to be prioritised for Covid vaccination

TalkingRetail

A new petition asking for frontline retail staff to be prioritised for the Covid-19 vaccine has been launched.

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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.

40 Advanced and Alternative Search Engines

Neil Patel

Have you ever been looking for something but didn’t know where to find it? If that something is online, then your search is over (or just about to begin). The following are 40 advanced and alternative search engines that you can use to find just about anything on the Internet.

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Mars Wrigley expands portfolio with lower calorie range

TalkingRetail

Mars Wrigley is launching a 100kcal or less range this week, consisting of three of its most popular single bars. Mars, Snickers, and Twix 100kcal or less bars are now available at a reduced size in a 40p single bar and a £2.79 multi-pack, alongside the full-sized bars.

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How to Generate Leads From YouTube Live

Neil Patel

YouTube Live is a vastly underutilized tool that should be in every marketer’s arsenal. It’s easy to look at your Live video options and think that Facebook is enough, but that just isn’t so — not to say that Facebook Live isn’t important. It definitely is.

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Supermarkets set for checks on Covid policies

TalkingRetail

Supermarkets are set to see new checks on safety policies, with possible fines for those breaking rules, reports suggest. The move follows scientists blaming a lack of social distancing in stores for the rapid spread of the new strain of the virus.

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LVMH Completes Tiffany Acquisition, Shakes Up Executive Suite

Retail Touch

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE has completed its acquisition of Tiffany & Co. The luxury conglomerate’s purchase of the iconic jeweler has been in the works for more than a year , delayed by called-off plans, numerous legal battles and deal renegotiations.

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C-store spending rises in final quarter of 2020

TalkingRetail

Average spend at local convenience stores continued to increase in the fourth quarter of 2020, rising 4% month-on-month and soaring 11% year-on-year to £8.47, new research reveals.

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How Stores Can Use Their Fitting Rooms To Fight Online Retailers

Retail Doc

While the pandemic can make some retailers leery of fitting rooms remember no sale is made until it is actually on someone's body. Retail Sales Fitting room store design

Welsh councils remove ‘key worker’ status from food shop staff

TalkingRetail

Some councils in Wales are to deny childcare to food shopworkers, reports suggest. Schools are set to remain closed to most pupils until the February half term unless there is a “significant” fall in Covid cases, with schooling provided to the children of key workers.

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What Facebook and Salesforce’s recent acquisitions mean for email

Liveintent

Before we closed the door on 2020, a couple of last-minute changes swooped in to shake up the marketing world. You know, along with the other big changes that already made waves in the past year. First, Salesforce acquired Slack, a business communication platform – its biggest acquisition to date.

Häagen-Dazs launches Duo range

TalkingRetail

Häagen-Dazs is set to launch a two-in-one ice-cream range to “drive category value by answering a consumer need for new and exciting consumption experiences”.