Wed.Aug 07, 2019

Infrastructure Automation Platforms: Coopetition At Its Fiercest

Forrester eCommerce

Why Infrastructure Automation? I used to kid around with my research director, Glenn O’Donnell, that my previous Forrester Wave™ evaluation on configuration management was the “Wave no vendor wanted to be in.” ” The term, while valid, is old.

Is Private Equity To Blame For Retail Job Losses And Bankruptcies?

Retail TouchPoints

Private equity firms have been in retail news recently for all the wrong reasons: private equity ownership appears to be a common denominator with many bankruptcy filings over the past two years, such as Toys ‘R’ Us , Mattress Firm , Claire’s Stores and Payless , among many other casualties.

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Apple Card Will Be Popular — Here’s Why

Forrester eCommerce

Apple Card has arrived, with Apple kicking off a limited rollout this week before making it more broadly available later in the month. There’s been much speculation about whether or not it will be successful, and Forrester believes the card will be popular — watch below to learn more.

Recommended checklist for a successful ecommerce replatforming project

GetElastic

Are you looking to switch or upgrade to a new ecommerce platform? Changes and improvements in technology have exposed new options to businesses. The ecommerce platform, on which your site has been built on a few years ago, may seem obsolete now.

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.

Top Security Technology Trends in 2019: Transforming the Future of Work in Security

Forrester eCommerce

Walk the show floor at any security event and you will be inundated with a multitude of purportedly cutting-edge and disruptive security technologies. When every vendor claims that their solution is unique, and that no security program would be complete without it, how do you cut through the noise to pinpoint what you must pay […]. age of the customer

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Asia Pacific Financial Consumers’ Digital Coming Of Age Is Here — Is Your Firm Ready?

Forrester eCommerce

Something remarkable is happening with Asia Pacific online adults: Their behaviors and expectations are evolving at an unprecedented rate, and they’re embracing innovation faster than ever before. Forrester found that consumers in Asia Pacific markets are some of the most advanced when it comes to digital engagement. Their high levels of empowerment affect how they […]. age of the customer

11 Must-Have WooCommerce Plugins For Your Store in 2019

Omnisend

WooCommerce Checkout technology is the absolute leader in the ecommerce field across the globe. Built With claims that 27% of websites trust their businesses to this solution. It’s clear why this is so.

When Is the Right Time to Outsource eCommerce Marketing?

Scalefast

If your eCommerce brand is scaling quickly, or if you’re an established brand making the step into DTC, there will come a point when you’ll have to decide whether to outsource your marketing efforts or commit to building up an in-house department.

3 Common Problems Furniture Store Marketing Companies Solve

PERQ

The post 3 Common Problems Furniture Store Marketing Companies Solve appeared first on PERQ.

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.

Retail predictions for 2019: A midyear status report

Steve Dennis

In January I went out on a limb with my 14 Predictions For Retail in 2019. So how are things looking so far? Apocalypse? The retail apocalypse narrative continues to be part of the zeitgeist, and it looks like we could see a record number of store closings this year.

5 Easy Growth Hacks for Ecommerce Businesses

ecomdash

The idea of growth hacking is to create a marketing strategy that will result in a measurable, sustainable, and scalable business. . Typically, business growth is defined as an increase in the customer base, market share, and profits.

Episode 84 – Building Value and The Metric to Rule all Metrics with Bill D’Allessandro from Elements Brands

eCommerce Evolution

In just a few short years Bill D transitioned from investment banker to single brand eCommerce store owner, to now owning and leading a portfolio of 10 eComm brands through his company, Elements Brands.

Canada a Possible eCommerce Strategy in light of US-China Tariffs

PFS

In the world of eCommerce, retailers are always looking for ways to cut down on costs and improve their fulfillment operations. To stay ahead, they must adapt to both macro and micro shifts within the industry.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

10 Levels of Magento 2 MySQL Optimization and Database Performance Tuning

Onilab User Guides

In our Magento optimization guide , we’ve already created a comprehensive list of improvements that you can do for servers, media, and code. This time we would like to add more tips on how to diagnose and troubleshoot Magento database performance issues. Before You Start.

Why Every CMO Should Replace Forms with Conversations to Increase Conversion Rate

Whisbi

At every stage of the online customer journey, effective communication is essential to meet the ultimate goal of achieving sales. Yet, marketers who continue using forms seem to believe that passive, one-way communication is an engagement booster.

August 2019 Bezos Bulletin: An Amazon Advertising Recap

ROI Revolution

Amazon Seeking ‘Stealth Advertising’ Team. Back in 2014, Amazon purchased the live-streaming gaming platform Twitch for almost $1B. Amazon advertising has now decided to expand further into the $100B+ gaming industry to capitalize on Twitch’s growing advertising segment.

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Meetup 2019: The Best of the Best from Meetups Past

iQmetrix

The 2018 iQmetrix Meetup was one for the books! From the educational sessions and knowledgeable speakers to the energetic attendees and awesome after-hours parties and receptions, event-goers walked away feeling reinvigorated, inspired, and ready to take action with their businesses

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Six Steps To Taking Your Amazon Business Global

Algopix

All Amazon sellers eventually consider taking their business global. The benefits of doing so are huge. For example, being able to supplement your income by taking advantage of peak seasons in other countries – when your home country is in a slow period. .

How can you Prepare your Online Store for the Retail Holiday Sales

MakeWebBetter

Want to encourage retail holiday sales at your store in 2019? Well, you are at the right place to sharpen your holiday marketing tips… Fact says: During the last two months of the year, 20-40% of yearly sales takes place by small and mid-level retailers.

Sailthru Wins MarTech Breakthrough Award for Marketing Automation

Sailthru

Every day, people receive more than 293 billion business and consumer emails. Naturally, a marketing automation platform is a must for any enterprise, but automation is not enough. For email to break through , marketers need more, which the Sailthru platform offers.

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LiveIntent Awarded MarTech Innovation Award in Recognition of Its Achievements in Identity

Liveintent

LiveIntent Awarded MarTech Innovation Award in Recognition. of Its Achievements in Identity. LiveIntent is very proud to announce that it has been named the winner of the MarTech Innovation Award in the 2019 MarTech Breakthrough program.