Thu.Feb 18, 2021

Why mall landlord Westfield is leaving the US

retaildive

The company says it's grappling not only with the pandemic's temporary challenges, but also retail bankruptcies and department store closures

Best Fulfillment Center in Los Angeles and the Surrounding Areas

Ecommerce Platforms

Ecommerce fulfillment , the act of outsourcing your shipping and warehousing, enables online stores to cut costs, expedite the shipping process, and spend more time on other aspects of the business.

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Century 21's founding family plots a comeback this year

retaildive

After buying the off-pricer's intellectual property out of bankruptcy, the Gindi family will bring the retailer back to New York after first opening a store abroad

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7 Ways AI Can Maximize Profitability for Ecommerce Retailers in 2021

Omniconvert

Sellers can't afford to lose profit by failing to follow the latest AI tech trends. So, here are 7 ways AI can maximize profitability in eCommerce in 2021. The post 7 Ways AI Can Maximize Profitability for Ecommerce Retailers in 2021 appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

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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.

As ‘Appointment Retailing’ Use Cases Expand, More Brands See Value

Retail Touch

Count appointment-based selling as another existing trend that was supercharged by COVID-19. Retailers such as Best Buy and Apple were two of the first to implement the model at scale, showing the value for businesses outside of luxury and specialty retail.

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SuperValu supports autism community

TalkingRetail

SuperValu is to stock an autism-friendly learning resource to support families in re-establishing routines that may have been disrupted by the pandemic and prepare them for a return to school when the time comes.

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P&G's Old Spice to open first barbershop

retaildive

The brick-and-mortar location is a way to directly engage consumers and marks a return to experiential stunts paused by the pandemic

How to Increase Your Sales Volume By Offering Free Software

FastSpring

You’ve probably watched as your peers took the plunge and offered discounts on their software. Some of them are even offering software completely free of charge. And time and time again, it’s working.

Walmart posts 'record' Q4 thanks to online and holiday demand

retaildive

The retailer said it expects sales growth to slow in the coming months as it attempts to maintain pandemic growth

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7 Data-Driven Lead Generation Strategies That Drive Growth

Delivering sales-ready leads is a constant challenge for B2B marketers. Check out these 7 strategies to find and target high-value prospects who are ready to buy, and motivate them to act.

Walmart Generates 69% Online Sales Growth in Q4, Plans Wage Increases for 425,000 Workers

Retail Touch

Walmart reported 69% online sales growth and an 8.6% same-store sales bump in the U.S. during Q4 2021, which ended Jan 31, 2021. Total revenue for the full fiscal 2021 was $559.2 billion , up 6.7% from fiscal 2020.

7 Eye-Opening eCommerce Business Ideas To Building A 7-Figure Business

Omniconvert

You have the option to choose any idea from this list of 7 eye-opening eCommerce business ideas, build an online store and get started growing a 7-figure business. The post 7 Eye-Opening eCommerce Business Ideas To Building A 7-Figure Business appeared first on Omniconvert Ecommerce Growth Blog.

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Co-op responds to #NotInMySupermarket campaign

TalkingRetail

The Co-op has become the first UK supermarket is the first to say it will not stock products made from untested and unregulated ‘genetically-edited’ plants and animals. The move is in response to an appeal for UK supermarkets to back strong regulation of new gene-edited crops and animals.

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25 Sneaky Online Tools and Gadgets to Help You Spy on Your Competitors

Neil Patel

There are dozens of factors to consider when spying on your competition–what are they ranking for, what are they doing on social, is there a new platform you should be considering?

Going Beyond Account-Based Marketing: Why ABM-i is the Wave of the Future

Evolve beyond account-based marketing and create a hyper-personalized approach that considers stakeholders as individuals. Learn 8 strategies to use data and technology to create scalable yet personalized ABM programs.

Tap Into the Value of Social Proof

Kibo

It’s time to make social proof marketing part of your wider programming. After all, social proof is wired into our everyday lives. And it’s also a growing element of online commerce. A study found that 66% of customers seek out signs of social proof before making online purchases.

4 Resources Independent Retailers Need in 2021 to Help Boost Business Success

RetailMinded

2021 is in full swing and the reality is, it isn’t necessarily a breeze for small merchants in particular to capture consumer attention or dollars. This said, customers are spending despite the challenges of COVID-19.

DTC holding company eyes expansion with Gravity acquisition

retaildive

Win Brands Group, which buys and scales DTC brands, also closed a $50 million funding round aimed solely at adding to its portfolio

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Asda sales boosted by demand for premium products

TalkingRetail

Asda has reported a 6.9% increase in like-for-like sales in the 8 weeks to 24 December. Asda, which has been acquired by EG Group and TDR Capital in October, said its Christmas performance driven by strong demand for premium ranges, as customers ‘trade up’ and treat themselves after a difficult year.

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.

How to Choose The Best WooCommerce Theme for Your Store

MakeWebBetter

WooCommerce has left its mark on the eCommerce world in the most appropriate manner. And when I say, in an unerring way, I mean it as there are more than 8 million active downloads of WooCommerce currently.

Swizzels’ retailer competition taps into ‘big night in’ trend

TalkingRetail

Confectionery company Swizzels is running a “Big Night In” competition for convenience retailers. Ten retailers could win £100-worth of free Swizzels stock when they purchase any three cases of selected sharing bags and retain their invoice or receipt.

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How to Increase E-Commerce Sales Through Paid Search & Social Media Campaigns

Neil Patel

The move from brick-and-mortar retail shopping to e-commerce sites has continued steadily over the last decade. Between 2014 and 2023, global retail e-commerce sales are expected to increase by $5.2 billion.

Retail NI calls for halt on out-of-town superstores

TalkingRetail

Retail NI has outlined a number of policy priorities to support high street recovery, including a suspension of new out-of-town superstores. The trade body wants the region to follow Scotland’s lead and introduce a five-year moratorium on any more out-of-town superstores.

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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.

Livestream shopping platform Talkshoplive raises $3M

retaildive

Other companies have been experimenting with livestream commerce to connect with homebound consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sainsbury’s trials in-store recycling system for flexible plastics

TalkingRetail

Sainsbury’s is trialling a new film recycling system in 63 stores in the North East, with a full rollout expected by the end of this year.

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Locus Robotics raises $150M

retaildive

With more online shopping and social distancing requirements in warehouses, retailers are looking to robotics to meet greater demand

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Nisa ends relationship with West Midlands store found to be selling fake wine

TalkingRetail

Nisa will no longer work with a Sutton Coldfield store, which lost its alcohol licence after being caught with 41 bottles of counterfeit wine.

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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.