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BigCommerce IPO: Ecommerce for a New Era

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On behalf of BigCommerce, I am delighted to share an exciting milestone. Today, BigCommerce joins the Nasdaq family to become… BigCommerce News

How To Set Up A Shopify Loyalty Program With Growave

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With 79% of consumers admitting that loyalty programs exceedingly convince them to commit to brands, this is an opportunity you certainly might not want to miss out on in your Shopify store. Besides, setting up a loyalty program in an ecommerce store has been shown to increase the average order quantity by 319%. Sadly though, the default Shopify platform doesn’t exactly prioritize customer loyalty features.

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316: Spencer Haws On How To Automate Internal Link Building For SEO

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Today I’m thrilled to have Spencer Haws back on the show. Spencer runs the popular blog NichePursuits.com where he teaches others how to start niche online businesses. He’s also the creator of Long Tail Pro. He’s sold on Amazon FBA, created plugins, software, affiliate sites, you name it! In this episode, we talk about Spencer’s latest venture and how you can quickly improve your search rankings. What You’ll Learn. Why Spencer exited his physical products business.

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Pandemic boosts UK’s love for small businesses

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More than 60% of UK small businesses believe that the pandemic has increased support and awareness of the sector, new research reveals. The research from Small Business Britain and BT Skills For Tomorrow – which polled more than 1,000 firms in Small Business Britain’s community – found that the pandemic has highlighted and reinforced the. Industry News convenience stores coronavirus digital skills Small Business Britain small businesses

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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 the coronavirus altered DTC's relationship with brick and mortar

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As e-commerce became competitive, digitally native brands opened stores. But the pandemic forced some to pause plans and seek alternatives

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New York & Co. parent sells e-commerce business, IP for $20M

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RTW Retailwinds, which has struggled amid declining apparel sales, found a buyer in clothing company Sunrise Brands

FastSpring is Your Summer 2020 G2 High Performer

FastSpring

We are thrilled to announce that G2 has recognized FastSpring as a High Performer in the Summer 2020 Grid® Report for Ecommerce Platforms—again! We have created a report that highlights some of the amazing things real FastSpring users shared about their experience. Highlights from the G2 Report. Along with a high overall satisfaction rating, some additional highlights from the report include: Our users on average go live five times faster than other ecommerce platforms.

e.fundamentals report highlights tectonic-sized shift in consumer shopping behaviour following Coronavirus Pandemic

Retail Technology Review

e.fundamentals, the digital shelf analytics provider, has revealed the results of a comprehensive and exclusive new survey in partnership with YouGov. Commissioned to uncover how the coronavirus outbreak has changed the way shoppers purchase grocery products, the e.fundamentals / YouGov UK Shopper Insights Report 2020 was designed to find quantifiable evidence to explain widely observed consumer shopping trends in the British grocery market. .

Spar and Eurospar help charities with first fundraiser since lockdown

TalkingRetail

Spar and Eurospar stores in Northern Ireland are helping charity partners Marie Curie and Cancer Fund for Children launch their first official fundraising campaign since lockdown. The charities’ first official fundraising event in five months will take place throughout August with Spar and Eurospar and their Pick Me Up Picnic initiative. The event encourages friends and. Industry News charity community convenience stores Eurospar Northern Ireland spar

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.

The Internet of Robotic Things: How IoT and robotics are evolving to benefit the supply chain

Retail Technology Review

The Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT) is a rapidly evolving technology. In just a few decades, industrial robots have become commonplace in factory settings across the world, and they only continue to gain popularity for their productivity and profitability. Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing Critical Issues

Wayfair makes a profit as Q2 sales spike 84%

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The pandemic drove online buying and home office setups, which gave the e-retailer a big boost. But the costs of its business model remain high

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One-O-One partners with Appy Shop 

TalkingRetail

One-O-One Convenience Stores in Scotland has selected Appy Shop to be its online shopping platform and partner. Appy Shop will provide One-O-One with an integrated e-commerce solution enabling the retailer to offer its customers an online shopping platform for delivery and click-and-collect services. The partnership comes at a pivotal time for One-O-One, who recently teamed. Industry News Appy Shop convenience stores home delivery One-O-One scotland

Using VR To Understand Consumers In A Post-COVID-19 World

Retail Touch

Eye tracking is a common way for retailers to research buying behavior, but until recently eye trackers have been extremely limited in scope. They can only track eye movements on 2D surfaces such as videos and images. This is leaving retailers in the dark when it comes to truly understanding customers. Recently, the support of eye tracking by virtual reality (VR) headsets has made a new dimension accessible for data collection.

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.

Wessex Retail snaps up Cornish c-store

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Wessex Retail has bought Boscaswell Stores in the village of Pendeen in Penzance, Cornwall, for an undisclosed sum. The double-fronted, Costcutter-branded, store serves numerous campsites, self-catering apartments, and holiday cottages in the immediate area. The business was previously owned by Oliver and Julie Hutchinson who decided to sell the business so that they could concentrate. Industry News Appleby Westward christie and co convenience stores spar store sales Wessex Retail

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Home Depot adds 3 warehouses as DIY demand grows

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The pandemic has shifted consumer behavior and buying patterns, but it hasn't deterred the retailer from its plan to invest in its distribution network

Blakemore Retail stores raise £25,000 for NSPCC

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Blakemore Retail Spar stores across England and Wales have raised £25,000 for the NSPCC with a ‘Dress Up or Dress Down’ fundraising weekend. The non-uniform event saw colleagues showcasing a wide range of outfits, organise raffles for customers, and decorate their stores with flags, balloons, and inflatables. Blakemore Retail operations director, Chris Bacon, said: “The. Industry News Blakemore Retail charity community convenience stores spar

Walmart Rolls Out Drive-In Movie Experience Across 160 Parking Lots

Retail Touch

From August 14 through October 21, Walmart. will be hosting free drive-in movie theater experiences in parking lots to provide a contact-free, family-friendly diversion from the pandemic. The movies will be held around the country in a “tour” that will visit 160 Walmart locations. “We

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

Funkin Cocktails unveils new TV campaign

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Funkin Cocktails has launched its first national TV campaign for Funkin Nitro Cocktails, as the demand for cocktails at home booms. The campaign, which starts this week across Sky and Sky Advance TV, will run until the end of August and is expected to reach more than six million target consumers aged 25-44-year-olds. The ads. Alcohol alcohol cocktails convenience stores Funkin Cocktails TV advertising

Capri, Ralph Lauren quarterly results indicate widespread damage to apparel sales

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Even consumers better insulated from the pandemic's financial fallout are reserving their discretionary funds for items in other categories

WH Smith set to cut 1,500 jobs as pandemic hits sales

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WH Smiths has unveiled plans to restructure its UK store operations, which could result in the loss of around 1,500 jobs. In a trading statement, the group said its revenue was down 57% in July compared with the same month last year and it now expects to deliver a pre-tax loss of between £70m and £75m. Industry News convenience stores coronavirus job losses newsagents post offices WH Smith

Athleta names interim CMO

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Gap Inc. has been shuffling its marketing leadership, with the head of Banana Republic's marketing taking over at its namesake brand in February

Poundland adds chilled and frozen to another 19 stores

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Poundland is to introduce chilled and frozen food at another 19 stores as part of its transformation programme. The stores will get the new ranges during August, with up to five stores being converted every week this month. Another eight will follow in September, taking the total to 60 since the first store was converted. Industry News chilled discounters Frozen poundland

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Home Depot To Open 3 DCs In Georgia

Retail Touch

The three distribution centers (DCs) Home Depot will open over the next 18 months in Georgia are being designed and built to serve the different needs of in-store customers, online shoppers, do-it-yourself (DIY) consumers, professional contractors (Pros) and institutional or business customers. The 657,600-square-foot distribution center. set to open early next year in Locust Grove, GA, will focus on providing fast replenishment for stores in the Southeast.

Macy's enlists influencers for its 'Style Crew'

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The retailer is integrating shoppable content, and new fashion and beauty buffs into its program

Retail’s Great Awakening: Snapshots Of Global Retail Response To COVID-19

Retail Touch

There is a real-time global awakening in the retail and restaurant sectors today. Retailers and restaurants are acting with urgency to rapidly transform their businesses, from supply chain updating to training their frontline employees and more.

Ecommerce Lately July 2020

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Amazon Prime Day has been postponed, Shopify is teaming up with Paypal to offer a new payment, plus other ecommerce news. The post Ecommerce Lately July 2020 appeared first on Ecomdash. Ecommerce News Trending Topics

Juul unveils new flavour and packaging

TalkingRetail

Juul Labs is to add a new tobacco flavour to its Juulpods range to offer UK smokers a wider range of alternatives to combustible cigarettes. Rich Tobacco Juulpods replicate the taste profile of Virginia tobacco, which accounts for more than 90% of factory-made cigarettes sold. The new flavour will be the first launched in newly. Tobacco convenience stores juul labs uk packaging vaping

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