April, 2024

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The Future of Retail is Multilingual

Retail TouchPoints

Imagine stepping into a store where no one speaks your language. You’d likely feel frustration, confusion and, ultimately, disappointment. This same barrier can exist for online shoppers navigating ecommerce sites in languages they don’t understand. Recent estimates forecast that nearly a quarter of global retail sales will come from online channels by 2027, so the ability to serve a multilingual customer base will be essential for businesses seeking global success.

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The future of e-commerce is video: 5 undeniable consumer stats

RetailDive

Consumers want more product videos and they want them now. It’s time to start thinking video-first.

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What’s Lurking In Your Sales Culture?

Forrester eCommerce

Toxicity lives on in some sales cultures — and where it does, it impedes growth and success. Learn what’s needed to overcome it in this B2B Summit North America session preview.

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2024 Visual Merchandising and Display Show: A Hub for Retail Inspiration and Trends in London

365 Retail

London’s Business Design Centre is gearing up to host the Visual Merchandising and Display Show 2024 from the 16th to 17th of April, marking a key gathering for professionals in the realms of retail display and visual merchandising. The event promises an extensive lineup of exhibitors, state-of-the-art features, and a comprehensive schedule of conferences and workshops, all curated to inspire and educate participants.

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The Pragmatic Path to Composability: Creating Efficient Commerce Systems

Speaker: Jason Cottrell and Brian Walker

Brands used to look for a commerce platform that could do everything. But over time, one vendor was no longer enough to meet a brand’s needs, so they added, and added, and added— and now it's essential that these vendors work well together. That’s composable, and it’s important to get it right. Customers and your board expect you to be in new channels and to adapt quickly to market change.

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Web Marketing Checklist: 42 Tactics for Traffic and Sales

Practical eCommerce

Our all-new 2024 update includes modern content marketing, SEO, email, podcasts, social media, and more. The post Web Marketing Checklist: 42 Tactics for Traffic and Sales appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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Your Co-op boosts food waste reduction with extended Retail Insight partnership

TalkingRetail

Midcounties Co-operative has announced it will further food waste reduction efforts across its Your Co-op operations, extending its partnership with Retail Insight, provider of store operations execution software.

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Before You Migrate Shopify To BigCommerce, Ask These Questions

Groove

Are you considering a switch from Shopify to BigCommerce for your eCommerce store? You're not alone. Many businesses outgrow Shopify's limitations and find BigCommerce offers a more scalable and feature-rich platform. This comprehensive guide will answer any questions, including why you should consider migrating and a step-by-step process. The team at Groove will walk you through the process of migrating from Shopify to BigCommerce, explore the benefits of making the switch, and explain why part

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Low AIQ Threatens Employees, Customers, And Your AI Initiatives

Forrester eCommerce

The bright light of AIQ shines in this office. Image source. Low AIQ Undermines Your AI Ambitions If you’re like most leaders we speak with, you’re still figuring out generative AI and other AI solutions for employees. You’re also underestimating the amount of training and upskilling your employees need to productively use these tools.

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Total Wine, Hill Beverage and Snoop Dogg Partner to Deliver THC-Infused Beverages Nationwide

Retail TouchPoints

Hill Beverage products on display at Total Wine Beginning on the unofficial cannabis holiday of 4/20, Total Wine & More will make CBD and THC-infused beverages from Hill Beverage Co. available for delivery across the country in as little as 15 minutes. The “Do it Fluid” beverages, made in collaboration with Snoop Dogg and Death Row Records , come in CBD-only versions as well as Delta-9 and THC blends.

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fabric and Bounteous x Accolite to support “Store of the Future”

Fabric

A headless and modular technology built by e-commerce pioneers and made for modern e-commerce experiences. Request a platform demo today!

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Turn Payments Into Personalization: Unlock the Value of Transaction Data

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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FastSpring at SaaStock USA 2024!

FastSpring

Ready to join the leading conference for B2B SaaS founders, operators and investors from pre-seed to series C? If so, join FastSpring at SaaStock USA 2024 at Booth S5! We’d love to talk with you in person! Join us at the Palmer Events Center, in Austin, TX, from May 13th to 15th, for an extraordinary event dedicated to all things SaaS. Since 2016, SaaStock has helped more founders, investors, and operators connect, learn, and grow than any other SaaS conference globally.

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Upsellit Awarded “Best Use of Data & Insights” at 2024 US Partnership Awards

UpSellIt

Upsellit took home the gold for Best Use of Data & Insights at the 2024 US Partnership Awards! We are honored to be recognized amongst industry leaders paving the way for affiliate marketing. This accolade serves as a testament to our cutting-edge technology and strategic expertise that consistently deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients. About the US Partnership Awards The US Partnership Awards celebrate the individuals, companies, and technologies that foster outstanding outcome-base

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Klaviyo Google Ads Integration: A Step-By-Step Guide

Groove

Marketing automation is a technology that has allowed companies to supercharge their marketing strategies without blowing up their budgets. Google Ads, meanwhile, has allowed companies to reach their target audiences like never before. And with the integration between Google Ads and Klaviyo, you can leverage the benefits of both. In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about the powerful Klaviyo Google Ads integration, including the integration's key features, how to use them, a

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Can Your IT Operating Model Keep Up With Cloud?

Forrester eCommerce

Cloud has driven enterprise IT transformation with speed and scale that was simply impossible with data centers alone. But operating models haven’t always kept up — and the mismatch means that old operating models impede the optimization of cloud IT.

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Get MACH Ready: Preparing Your Business for Digital Transformation

Adopting MACH technology means more than implementing new platforms. This type of digital change affects your organization at every level and requires a thoughtful approach to navigate challenges that crop up. The Get MACH Ready report, co-authored by MACH Alliance member Scott Canney in collaboration with Orium, commercetools, and Contentstack, will provide you with strategies to prepare your organization for a digital transformation.

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How Gen AI is Reshaping our Understanding of User Intent

Retail TouchPoints

As the digital landscape evolves, the impending demise of third-party cookies looms large, creating seismic shifts in how businesses understand user intent. Within the world of B2B and B2C commerce, where understanding consumer behavior is key, this change has spurred a quest for innovative solutions. Enter generative AI (gen AI) — a beacon of hope illuminating the path forward for retailers navigating this new terrain.

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Why Dollar General is winning with store count

RetailDive

By committing to smaller, rural communities, the discount retailer has room to grow its already substantial store footprint even more, industry experts and company leaders say.

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FastSpring Expands Payments Support with Apple Pay, Pix, Preferred Payment Method, and More

FastSpring

Offering a frictionless checkout experience is essential for digital transaction conversion rates. Today, we’re excited to announce new payment method improvements available on the FastSpring platform: Apple Pay Pix Preferred Payment Method Apple Pay: Seamless Transactions Within the Apple Ecosystem As Apple Pay adoption continues to grow, incorporating Apple Pay into payment options becomes an essential part of your digital strategy.

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Upsellit Awarded “Best Partnership Teams” at 2024 US Partnership Awards

UpSellIt

Upsellit officially won Bronze for Best Partnership Teams at the US Partnership Awards! We are honored to be recognized for our elite client collaborations that drive their success as well as our own. About the US Partnership Awards The US Par tnership Awards celebrate the individuals, companies, and technologies that foster outstanding outcome-based performance in affiliate, brand, and influencer partnerships.

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The Future of Multi-Vendor Commerce

In this on-demand webinar, discover how Logicbroker’s cutting-edge technology enhances the overall experience for both current and future customers and gain insights into how leveraging our seamless integration process unlocks new dimensions of efficiency and functionality. Plus, learn how our advanced marketplace features are set to revolutionize the way businesses operate, offering opportunities for growth and success within your multi-vendor commerce program.

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The Essential Guide to Shopify ERP Integration [2024]

Groove

What is enterprise resource planning (ERP)? Some say that it’s the secret to becoming a successful eCommerce brand. ERP systems integrate supply chain, sales, finance, procurement, manufacturing and other processes into one place. It makes it easier to manage one or more retail stores in one place. This data-driven solution brings financial, logistical, and human resource data together to save you time managing your store.

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Buying Signals Help B2B Organizations Reignite Revenue Interactions

Forrester eCommerce

Buyer expectations for immediacy, relevance, and instant gratification have carried over from B2C to B2B and been amplified with Millennials and GenZ comprising more than half of the modern workforce. From their consumer interactions, digitally savvy B2B buyers are aware they’re signaling their interests through their behavior, content consumption, and social interactions.

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How to Keep Your Digital Signage up to Date

Retail TouchPoints

Digital signage is a great way for retailers to capture customers’ attention and keep them informed about new deals and products. However, digital signage can only achieve its desired objectives by consistently displaying relevant and up-to-date content. Customers are unlikely to engage with digital signage if the content appears generic or outdated.

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Copywriter Shifts to X Ads, Scales Brands

Practical eCommerce

Chris Orzechowski, an ecommerce writer and marketer, grew frustrated with Meta. Then he switched to X. The post Copywriter Shifts to X Ads, Scales Brands appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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The B2B Digital Commerce Playbook for Manufacturers

In this comprehensive guide, we delve into four essential ecommerce strategies for manufacturers. Each strategy is backed by a clear vision to ensure your efforts are aligned. Whether you’re a seasoned industry player or a budding digitalization champion, these strategies offer actionable insights to drive success. What will you find in the guide: Overview of how current events and external pressures impact business priorities.

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Using PLG and Sales Led Growth Together to Drive Exponential Results

FastSpring

As an experienced sales and GTM leader, John Eitel has more than witnessed how product-led growth (PLG) has affected the tech and SaaS space in the last few years — he and his teams have been up close and personal with how PLG increased in popularity as a sales strategy. “I think there was a time of, ‘ Everybody should be doing it; why aren’t you doing it?

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Upsellit Awarded “Best Health & Beauty Partnership” at 2024 US Partnership Awards

UpSellIt

Upsellit received a bronze award for “Best Health & Beauty Partnership” at the 2024 US Partnership Awards. We are honored to be recognized for our dedication to producing impactful results for our partners. While recognized for our expertise in the health and beauty sector, we empower brands across countless industries to achieve their unique goals.

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5 BigCommerce Competitors You Should Consider in 2024

Groove

BigCommerce is one of the most popular platforms for creating and managing eCommerce stores. However, it's far from being the only eCommerce solution on the block. To help you choose a platform that will set your business up for success, we've compiled a list of BigCommerce competitors that includes the key features, benefits, and drawbacks you need to know about each one. 1.

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Build Your GenAI Strategy On A Rock-Solid Foundation (Model)

Forrester eCommerce

OpenAI’s ChatGPT set the record for fastest-growing consumer application, and there are now available scores of other models similar to GPT3.5 (both proprietary and open-source), but don’t be fooled: The market for foundation models powering generative AI (genAI) and predictive AI is still in its infancy.

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The Circular Product Journey: Powering a Sustainable, Data-Driven Future With PIM

The linear flow of make > use > dispose is unsustainable. Not only is it at odds with the realities of modern society, but it also fails to meet evolving demands from consumers and regulators. Linear is out. Circular is in. Going circular is not an overnight switch. It requires forward planning and data-driven decision-making. In this ebook, you’ll see how the right technology can help brands and manufacturers secure the product data governance they need to power this circular transition.

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Retailers Get Real with AI: Four AI-Powered Apps We’ll See this Year

Retail TouchPoints

We are past the point of conjecture about whether AI will upend the retail industry; it already has. In a recent study sponsored by Nvidia, 69% of retailers that used AI in 2023 reported that it increased revenues, and 72% said it reduced operating costs. With these kinds of results, it is no wonder 81% of retail leaders feel an urgent need to deploy AI this year, according to a Google report.

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Amazon removes ‘Just Walk Out’ tech from US Amazon Fresh stores

RetailDive

Dash Carts, which also allow shoppers to avoid checkout, will roll out instead at those locations, while the older tech is limited to Amazon Go and some smaller U.K. stores.

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Amazon Prime Announces It Has Faster Deliveries

RetailWire

Amazon reports that its Prime deliveries are now even speedier. With over 2 billion packages reaching customers in a day or less this year, the company claims its delivery system is picking up its pace.

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10 Leading Book Authors for Ecommerce and Marketing

Practical eCommerce

Our pick of expert authors with widespread appeal and real-world tactics. The post 10 Leading Book Authors for Ecommerce and Marketing appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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How Retailers Are Transforming Customer Experiences with Data & AI

Speaker: David Azoulay, Marc Stracuzza, Román Tejada, and Guest Speaker Sucharita Kodali

Imagine a retail landscape where every interaction is personalized, every decision informed, and every opportunity maximized 🤔✨ Join us for an exploratory journey into the heart of AI-driven retail innovation. We’ll unveil the transformative potential of AI and data analytics in shaping the future of omnichannel personalization and e-commerce.