Tue.Nov 22, 2022

Leverage Keyword Research for Product Naming

Kissmetrics

Naming products is no easy task. You’ve got your product and a whiteboard full of random phrases and ideas being tossed around. Some names sound ok, maybe a few seem like a good fit, but no one on your team can agree on a winner. So how do you choose the right name for your product?

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Federal judge orders Amazon to cease and desist anti-labor practices

Retail Dive

But U.S. District Judge Diane Gujarati declined to reinstate a worker fired following his activism at a now-unionized Staten Island facility

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Target Expands Curbside Convenience with Starbucks Ordering Option at Nearly 250 More Stores

Retail TouchPoints

Target is adding Starbucks options to its Drive Up curbside service at 240 stores in California, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and West Virginia. Shoppers can place orders and have their food and beverages delivered to them alongside their other items. .

The next frontier in e-commerce packaging: reusable bags and boxes

Retail Dive

Online ordering spiked during the pandemic — and so did the waste it creates. As Cyber Monday approaches, startups are developing ways to offer an alternative

Industry Shake-Up: 2023 Commerce Trends To Rock Your World

Speaker: Ashlee Aldridge - Reach Partners LLC | Bill Mirabito - Chameleon Collective | Ronak Shah - PSA Retail & CPG, Amazon Web Services | Wayne Teigen - Pivotree

Join this exclusive conversation with our expert panelists and learn how you can thrive as an e-commerce retailer - even when faced with adverse market challenges. Don't miss out; register today!

Lowe’s Creates a Shoppable Holiday ‘Home’ for Stranded Travelers this Thanksgiving Eve

Retail TouchPoints

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Best Buy’s Q3 ‘less bad’ than feared even with sales and profit slumps

Retail Dive

Discounting is up, inventory is down and consumers are waiting to purchase gifts — it’s beginning to look a lot like pre-pandemic holidays at the retailer

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Raf Simons to close namesake label after nearly 3 decades

Retail Dive

Simons launched his influential brand in 1995 after earning a degree in industrial design

Holidays in the Metaverse: Macy’s Parade Goes Virtual, Mattel Debuts Marketplace for Toy NFTs

Retail TouchPoints

Two of the biggest names of the holiday season — Macy’s , producer of the iconic Thanksgiving Day Parade, and toy maker Mattel — are doubling down on the world of Web3 this season with the debut of new virtual activations.

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Simon, Leap aim to bring more DTC brands to malls

Retail Dive

To start, the two will open four stores in California and Florida for ThirdLove, Sugarfina and others

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Century 21 to Relaunch with Enhanced Ecommerce and Fulfillment Capabilities

Retail TouchPoints

Beloved New York City off-price department store Century 21 has partnered with logistics provider Fillogic ahead of its spring 2023 relaunch.

How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

DTC kitchenware brand Our Place opens first physical store

Retail Dive

The brand wants to open more locations in New York and Los Angeles as part of its offline expansion plan

Conversational Commerce Guides all 5 Stages of the Retail Buying Journey

Retail TouchPoints

While shoppers might be strapped for cash given a 9.1% rise in consumer prices, it doesn’t mean they’re willing to give up a premium customer experience.

Working for a Remote Company with Lynn Penaloza

Smile.io

From Indonesia to Canada and everywhere in between, the Smile.io team spans over 18 countries around the world. Being fully remote has allowed Smile.io to remove any barriers for bringing on the best talent.

35 engaging welcome email subject lines [+ tester]

Omnisend

Reading Time: 10 minutes. Welcome emails have the second-highest conversion rate of 2.86% , after order confirmation emails with 3.22%. Clearly, these emails present an excellent opportunity for marketers to get their subscribers to take the desired action.

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Learn Today, Sell Tomorrow: Increasing ROI & Conversions Through Search Metrics

Search metrics can drive conversion by helping website owners, and marketers learn from their online visitors. The data provided by an onsite search engine can help personalize the eCommerce experience and turn a visitor into a repeat buyer.

Hybrid Customers Hold Key To Success In 2023 For Embattled Retailers

Retail Minded

The global retail industry has grown accustomed to disruption in recent years. Over the past decade, it has witnessed seismic structural shifts as the sector transformed for the digital era.

Breaking Up With Your Commerce Monolith: Part 1 (Fighting the Status Quo)

GetElastic

When you’re looking for a commerce platform, what’s better? Endless arrays of features available natively, or composability? Looking at the typical analyst market survey, you might think that more features are better.

How FastSpring Drives SaaS Growth: Q4 Product Updates

FastSpring

Since 2020, growth in the SaaS market has increased dramatically and is expected to grow over 27% a year. Three key trends driving this growth include: . Subscription model innovation: Customizable subscription models make it easier for SaaS companies to optimize their pricing and billing.

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Running brand On adds apparel to resale program

Retail Dive

Following the success of the footwear recommerce business, the running brand is adding tops, pants, running tights, jackets and other apparel items

The Headless (CMS & Search) eCommerce Hunt

Speaker: Jonathan Meyer & Jonathan Read

Headless CMS is redefining the way online content is presented. But don't worry––it’s not nearly as spooky as it sounds. Connect with Hawksearch’s Jonathan Meyer, joined by Sitefinity’s Jonathan Read, where the pair will define Headless CMS, the benefits it offers, and outline its eCommerce potential,

Pay Stub Generators: What Are They And Why Your Business Needs One 

Retail Minded

Whether you’re a company that staffs employees or a self-employed individual, you need to know how much you made each year, calculate your taxes, and reduce the risk of legal errors.

Adopt Inclusive Design Practices That Put Users First This Holiday Season

Forrester Digital Transformation

Incorporate inclusive design this holiday season by prioritizing digital accessibility, using inclusive language, and showing that you care. Age of the Customer Customer Experience Strategy digital business holiday promoted

How Dynamic Pricing can Boost Your Retail Profitability in 2 Steps

IntelligenceNode

Today’s eCommerce landscape, at the cusp of inflation, is studded with price-sensitive shoppers. During the 2021 holiday season, for example, 46% of customers shopped exclusively online, citing their top reason.

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Capitalize On Search Marketing’s Evolution With Two New Reports

Forrester Digital Transformation

In 2023, marketers plan to spend more on paid and organic search despite data deprecation and economic headwinds. According to Forrester’s Q3 B2C Marketing CMO Pulse Survey, 82% of CMOs plan to increase paid search budgets and 74% plan to increase SEO budgets in 2023.

The Marketer's Guide to Surviving Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Speaker: Jonathan Meyer, Danielle Erwin, Jeremey LaDuque, Nathan Hedley & Nils De Moor

To help eCommerce merchants set themselves up for success, Bridgeline's leading eCommerce, SEO, and marketing experts are coming in an all-star roundtable to discuss Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023. As a group, they will showcase the checklist for how to prepare your eCommerce site, how to identify the latest online shopping trends, and how to seize new revenue-generating opportunities.

With great data comes great responsibility

Liveintent

You know the old saying: With great data comes great responsibility. (Ok, Ok, we changed it a little, but the point still stands.). Publishers and media brands now have an overwhelming amount of data sources to pull from.

TikTok adds staff as Meta and Twitter slash employees

Retail Wire

TikTok is looking to add nearly 1,000 engineers at its Mountain View, CA, office at a time when other major tech companies are laying off workers. “We We have always been more cautious in terms of recruitment,” said TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew. “At

Ecommerce Fundraising: Raise the Funds For Shopify Businesses

AcquireConvert

What is ecommerce fundraising? Ecommerce fundraising is the process by which an online merchant secures the funds required to launch and/or grow an ecommerce business. Like most things, this process has evolved with technology.

Shoppers with disabilities have trouble with self checkouts

Retail Wire

Many people find self-checkouts annoying. For those who are blind or confined to a wheelchair it can be close to impossible to use the devices. That reality hasn’t changed how self-checkouts are designed.

B2B Distribution Roundtable: The Challenges & Solutions of Buying and Selling

Speaker: Jonathan Meyer, Kyle Mitzner & Jacobi Zakrzewski

Join Hawksearch’s Jonathan Meyer as he moderates a roundtable discussion with Bridgeline’s Kyle Mitzner and Luminos Labs’ Jacobi Zakrzewski, where they highlight the challenges and solutions surrounding B2B distribution.

More Mobile: Why it Remains the Future of Retail in Changing Times

Digital Doughnut

We live in the mcommerce era. So why does it still feel as if the power is in the hands of consumers, not brands? Customer Experience, Ecommerce, Mobile, Social Media, Technology

Americans are cutting back and trading down for Thanksgiving

Retail Wire

Seventy percent of consumers plan to reduce their purchases, trade down to a cheaper brand or both to make their Thanksgiving meals, according to an Ipsos survey.

How To Create the Best Retail Product Display for the Holidays | Salsify

Salsify

While James Edgar might not be a household name today, his efforts played a major role in ensuring a certain white-bearded, jolly fellow became one.

Dollar Tree’s margins are under inflationary pressure

Retail Wire

Dollar Tree now expects its full-year profits to be near the lower end of its previous forecast as the chain’s margins come under pressure due to rising costs. The retailer raised its sales forecast as it sees continued demand for the low-priced goods that it sells. in-article

Management Techniques for Offshore Employees

This whitepaper looks at the changes and challenges that stem from remote hiring and current HR trends that address them. Download this comprehensive guide to learn more!