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Halloween Comes Early For Synverse, FB, and Twitch – What We Can Learn From Their Spooky Outages + Breaches

Forrester eCommerce

As renowned ghost hunter and solver of mysteries Scooby-Doo would say, “Ruh roh, Raggy!” It looks like more than ghosts are wreaking havoc on haunted networks. We’re less than a full week into October and Cybersecurity Awareness Month isn’t quite taking shape the way we expected.

What Every Ecommerce Seller Needs to Know About Sales Tax Holidays

BigCommerce

If you sell into any of the 18 states with a sales tax holiday in 2021 (plus Puerto Rico), you… Business Taxes How to Sell Online sales tax Sales Tax Holidays

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How to Use Printify With Shopify (The Ultimate Guide)

Ecommerce Platforms

Printify and Shopify : What do these have in common? They're both platforms for helping you sell products online, and they each work together to provide a print-on-demand fulfillment process for selling those items.

375: Navigating The Shipping Crisis And The Ultra Competitive Amazon Landscape With Bernie Thompson

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today, I’m lucky to have Bernie Thompson back on the show. Bernie runs Plugable which is a company that sells USB and Bluetooth devices all over the world.

This Coming Holiday Season is Shaping Up to Have the Most Spending in History

As for what shoppers want to buy most, you'll have to read the “2021 Holidays Unwrapped” report by Klarna to find out. Download it here!

How To Create A Great Email Every Time—With Real Examples

Omnisend

Reading Time: 6 minutes. Every email marketer knows the feeling of opening a new page and staring at the blank screen. You have all the details, the A/B paths, and CTAs, but wonder “where do I begin?”. We hear this question from customers all the time.

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Macy's is reportedly being pushed to spin off its e-commerce business: Should any retailer do that?

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Saks already did it, and Wall Street may want everyone to do it. Others are not so sure

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Furniture Facebook Ads Case Study: ROAS 0 to 29.5 in 3 Months

Inflow Insights

Editor’s note: This case study was originally published in 2019 and was updated in 2021 for modern best practices and recommendations. Here’s the truth: Many companies that try to manage paid social media campaigns on their own don’t see sufficient return on their ad spend (ROAS).

The Truth About Selling On Amazon That No One Talks About

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If you use Facebook or watch YouTube, you’ve probably seen many ads on how to make money selling on Amazon FBA. Overall, the concept is simple. You list your products to sell on Amazon’s enormous marketplace. You ship your inventory to Amazon’s warehouse.

Make It Big Podcast: Enhancing UX Through AR and VR with Threekit and Lindsey Scoggins Studio

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. Bring experiences to life with AR… Make It Big Podcast Make It Big

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

7 mall stores you forgot about

Retail Dive

What is it about the mall experience that stokes nostalgia? Here's a look back at some of the brands that once loomed large in shopping centers

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Is Dropshipping Worth It? Find Out the Truth About Dropshipping Success

Ecommerce Platforms

It may sound surprising, but dropshipping has been a profitable form of business model for fulfillment since the 1960s, even before the internet was around.

Amazon Uses UK as Testing Ground for Brick-and-Mortar Formats

Retail Touch

Slowly but surely Amazon is taking its brick-and-mortar act “across the pond,” opening several different types of physical stores in the UK.

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Make it Big Podcast: Hybrid Retail and the Future of Commerce with Melissa Campanelli

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. We live in a hybrid world.… … Make It Big Podcast

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

'We're going to see a lot of bare shelves': Retail preps for a holiday beset by supply chain pain

Retail Dive

Bottlenecks from factories to cargo ships mean less inventory and fewer discounts for the season

The Best Print-on-Demand Jewelry Dropshipping Companies

Ecommerce Platforms

Are you looking for the best print-on-demand jewelry service? Though dropshipping and print-on-demand solutions are growing increasingly popular as a powerful business strategy, a lot of people still don’t understand the scope of what these services can offer.

UpSellit Awarded “Best Use of Data-Driven Marketing” at 2021 Rakuten Advertising Golden Link Awards

UpSellIt

UpSellit won the 2021 Rakuten Advertising Golden Link Award for Best Use of Data-Driven Marketing! It’s an achievement we don’t take for granted, and we’re honored to be recognized by industry leaders in performance marketing. What are the Golden Link Awards?

The Top 10 Predictions for Holiday 2021

Retail Touch

The labor crunch, inventory shortages and Delta variant concerns will put stress on this holiday season, but retailers still have a lot to look forward to. Salesforce expects U.S.

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Gap Inc. acquires artificial intelligence startup CB4

Retail Dive

The purchase is the latest in a series of technological investments by the retailer

7 Strategies for Running eCommerce Facebook Ads After iOS 14.5

Inflow Insights

When news of Apple’s iOS 14.5 first hit digital marketers’ inboxes, there was an uproar. How would paid social advertisers continue to run effective campaigns and ads without crucial audience data?

What is Image Recognition in Retail?

Wiser

In-store success is often won at the shelf. For a shopper to choose your brand out of a sea of competitors, your products need to make it to the shelf, be displayed correctly, be re-stocked when needed, and many other crucial steps.

Amazon, Target, Walmart Incentivize Early Holiday Shopping

Retail Touch

Three of the country’s biggest retailers are taking significant steps to get consumers into the holiday shopping groove — and to do so (much) sooner than later. Beginning Oct.

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Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Why retail bankruptcies have stopped dead — for now

Retail Dive

Stimulus, vaccines and easy money have lifted even rickety ships in retail. Is it just a wave, or a new era of less distress

Casual Observations on Social e-Commerce

GetElastic

While my purchases via social media are limited in scope, I’m fascinated and admittedly a bit hooked on what’s new on these apps for sale. I’ve spent more than a few hours scrolling when my intent was to unwind and shut off screen time. Oh well.

New fashion app helping retailers and consumers avoid returns

Retail Technology Review

Online shopping is booming. But with online shopping comes the cost – and the hassle – of online returns, and this occurs quite frequently when it comes to clothing. Data Capture Internet Retailing

The Home Depot Partners With Walmart to Expand Same-Day Delivery Options

Retail Touch

Walmart is expanding its GoLocal delivery service with a major new partner: The Home Depot.

Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.