Mon.Sep 26, 2022

Branchbob Review: What You Need to Know About This Free Ecommerce Platform

Ecommerce Platforms

Today's retail market is changing. Experts predict that by 2025, online commerce will make up 24.5% of the global retail market. That means nearly a quarter of all retail sales will be conducted online!

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How To Start A Sticker Business – The Complete Guide

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If you’re looking for a creative side hustle that you can start on a low budget, then a sticker business could be perfect for you. Stickers are in high demand, easy to ship worldwide, and the profit margins are excellent.

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Best Appointment Scheduling Apps for Small Business

Ecommerce Platforms

The best appointment scheduling apps for small business allow for quick bookings online, simple organization on the backend, and automated notifications for confirmations, cancellations, and modifications.

Can fungi replace leather for retailers?

Retail Dive

As brands search high and low for alternatives that don't use animal products or plastic, more are turning toward mycelium

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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!

Fluid Engine vs Webflow: How Do They Compare?

Ecommerce Platforms

When deciding which site builder to plump for, its design capabilities will likely have massive sway over whether you pick one solution over another. After all, 50% of consumers believe website design is crucial to a brand. .

Work smarter, not harder: 3 inventory best practices for peak season success

Retail Dive

Keeping up with demand and ensuring a frictionless customer experience throughout peak season requires visibility, flexibility and quick action from retailers

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Peloton’s head of marketing, chief commercial officer exit

Retail Dive

Dara Treseder is leaving Oct. 4 to become the CMO of Autodesk and Kevin Cornils exited last Friday

Live Selling: the Solution for Deepening Consumer Relationships in a Rapidly Evolving Retail Landscape

Retail TouchPoints

Brick-and-mortar retailers have historically built deep relationships with customers locally, on a one-to-one basis. Though they’ve seen success, relationships built solely on in-person interactions aren’t scalable.

Amazon, Target kick off holiday sales early

Retail Dive

The retailers are unleashing seasonal specials in early October, and more are likely to follow as inflation pushes consumers to seek out good deals

DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER SHIFT BOOSTS RETAIL INVESTMENT IN SUPPLY-CHAIN INNOVATION

Retail Minded

Recently I had the opportunity to learn from Manhattan Associate’s Sebastian LeFebure about supply chain innovation based on customer purchasing changes.

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.

Dollar Tree hires new COO in ongoing C-suite revamp

Retail Dive

Michael Creedon, who has led U.S. store operations for Advance Auto Parts, will play a key role as the dollar retailer tries to become more competitive

Can B2B CMOs Save The Planet Too?

Forrester Digital Transformation

Patagonia made headlines recently when founder Yvon Chouinard transferred ownership of the company to its nonprofit, Holdfast Collective, and its trust, Patagonia Purpose Trust, as a commitment to living its purpose to “save our home planet.”

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The power of an extensive commerce network

Retail Dive

The future of increasingly collaborative, data-driven retail depends on a robust and extensive commerce network

How to Grow A Team of Influencers (And Why You Need Them)

Neil Patel

Curious what an influencer is ? Let’s start with a definition. . An influencer is someone with the power to affect (or influence) buying decisions due to their authority or public position. .

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.

Burberry chief operating and financial officer to leave

Retail Dive

Julie Brown, who holds both roles, will step down after a six-year term, the second top executive shakeup at the luxury brand in the past year

How Eyebuydirect Doubled Sales Since the Pandemic, Thanks to Both Technology and Trend-Watching

Retail TouchPoints

Eyebuydirect has focused on expansion during a period when many retailers are scaling back operations, including nearly doubling its SKU count from 2,000 to 3,800 over the past year.

Build-A-Bear redesigns website

Retail Dive

The retailer has rebounded from the COVID-19 pandemic to see historically high revenues

Nordstrom Cuts 222 Jobs at Midwestern Distribution Facility as it Prepares for Slower Demand

Retail TouchPoints

Nordstrom will lay off 222 workers at its Cedar Rapids, Iowa distribution center on Oct. 18, 2022, according to a WARN notice filed with Iowa Workforce Development , a state agency that manages workplace issues.

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,

Purple adopts poison pill, forms committee to evaluate takeover bid

Retail Dive

The DTC mattress brand last week received an unsolicited offer from Coliseum Capital Management

How to Sell Online: What You Need to Know for Success in 2022

eCommerce CEO

As the world increasingly moves away from brick-and-mortar shopping, more and more entrepreneurs are looking to start their own online businesses. If you’re thinking about. Read more. Selling Online

5 Multifamily Conferences for Multifamily Leadership to Attend in 2023

PERQ

Multifamily conferences are a vital aspect in the industry whether you’re multifamily leadership looking for a solution to automate and personalize your renter’s journey or if you’re part of an onsite leasing team looking for support in nurturing prospects through a lengthening rental process.

The 3 Amazon Ad Types to Know for Better Conversion

ChannelAdvisor

It’s hard to imagine Amazon without ads. Yet prior to 2012, they didn’t exist — and even then, they looked different than they do today. . Back then, the offering was known as “Amazon Marketing Services” (AMS), which was exclusively for first-party (1P) vendors.

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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.

Marketing or Product Analytics? Use Them Together to Drive Revenue

Digital Doughnut

Today, companies hold a wealth of customer data that can provide the insights they need–and they are turning to product and marketing analytics to unlock them. Whilst these two types of analytics processes generate specific insights, used in conjunction they become a revenue-driver.

Amazon and eBay on list of companies expected to pay corporate minimum tax

Retail Wire

Large businesses, which have been able to avoid paying federal taxes in the past based on deductions, won’t have the option going forward following the passage last month of the 15 percent corporate minimum tax.

11 Ecommerce Shipping Statistics that Every Shopify Merchant Should Know

AcquireConvert

The lack of free shipping stops many shoppers from purchasing. In a survey published at the end of 2019, 68% of over 1,000 U.S. online shoppers said that they didn’t make a purchase more than half of the time if the brand didn’t offer free shipping. That means reduced sales and more cart abandonment.

Instacart cutting jobs ahead of IPO

Retail Wire

Instacart has cut staff and slowed new hiring ahead of its planned initial public offering (IPO). The delivery platform fired staff following mid-year performance reviews. At least three senior-level executives have lost their jobs in recent weeks. in-article

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.

Amazon to run second Prime Day event in October

Retail Wire

Amazon.com is looking to jumpstart holiday sales on its platform with a “Prime Early Access Sale” on October 11 and 12. The retail and technology giant in February increased its annual Prime membership by $20. in-article

U.S. manufacturing jobs are back in a big way

Retail Wire

manufacturing facilities lost 1.36 million jobs from February to April 2020. As of August 2022, a total of 1.43 million jobs, a gain of 67,000, have been added. One of the most striking things that we are seeing now,” said Brian Deese, the director of the National Economic Council, “is the number of companies — U.S.

Americans remain conflicted about activities in ‘post-COVID’ America

Retail Wire

President Biden last week said that the COVID-19 “pandemic is over” even as around 400 people every day die in the U.S. after contracting the virus. Much of America has returned to a semblance of life before the pandemic, but many activities are not yet back to the way they were in 2019 as individuals assess their risks in specific situations like taking mass transit, going to an office, et al. in-article

Food inflation leads to changes in buying behavior

Retail Wire

Food prices have jumped 11.4 percent over the past year with grocery up 13.5 percent and restaurants up eight percent. Consumers are switching to store brands, clipping coupons and otherwise looking for deals to stretch their food dollars further. 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!