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7 experiential store concepts that opened this year

Retail Dive

From Dick's Public Lands outdoors banner to Bloomie's to Ulta's Target shop-in-shops, here's some of the most notable concept launches this year

Choosing The Best Ecommerce Platform – Frequently Asked Questions

My Wife Quit Her Job

When starting an online store, selecting the best ecommerce platform depends on 5 factors. Your Budget – How much money are you willing to spend on your shopping cart? Ease Of Use – Is the user interface intuitive and easy to navigate?

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An In-depth Biona Theme Review: The Perfect Theme for Sports Stores?

Ecommerce Platforms

No matter your niche, finding and using the right theme for your WooCommerce store is integral. Needless to say, the sports nutrition industry is no exception – your site still has to communicate credibility and expertise.

How Can Retailers Survive a Cyberattack? Build Forgivability.

BigCommerce

As more businesses grew their sales online during the COVID-19 pandemic, something more sinister was also growing — ecommerce fraud.… … General Ecommerce Tips Cyberattacks Cybersecurity Forgivability

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!

21 Data-Backed Reasons That Point to Why you Should Consider an Omnichannel Strategy in 2022

GetElastic

Connecting with shoppers has never been as easy, or as difficult, as it is today. There are any number of channels businesses can use to market and sell their products, ranging from their own website or third-party marketplaces, to brick-and-mortar stores or even the traditional sales team.

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How to Sell Videos Online: Essential Best Practices and Tips

Ecommerce Platforms

From YouTube to video on demand (VOD) stores, it's clear that video content has a foothold in the worlds of learning, entertainment, and ecommerce, considering many creators make solid incomes selling tutorials on topics like photography, business, and even unique areas like gardening, romance, and fingernail art.

How MACH Architecture Bolsters Ecommerce Digital Experiences

BigCommerce

Digital experience. This is the new buzzword in the world of enterprise ecommerce. For good reason. If you offer a… Enterprise Ecommerce enterprise MACH MACH Alliance MACH Architecture

Inside Elastic Path: Joining the Team

GetElastic

Emily Kathi recently joined Elastic Path as our Senior Content Marketing Writer. She has a Journalism background with past experience as a lead copywriter on creative and marketing teams; telling good stories through blogs, social media campaigns, branding, and advertising.

Retailers are betting on wage hikes, perks to woo workers ahead of the holidays. Will it work?

Retail Dive

Employers are offering incentives like sign-on bonuses, tuition assistance and higher pay to staff up, but challenges remain

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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.

376: My Super Simple Formula For Retiring Early (Within 3 Years) With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

In this episode, I reveal my ridiculously simple formula for retiring early (within 3 years or less). You’ll learn that you don’t have to wait until you’re 65 to enjoy life. And by following these steps, you can design a lifestyle that makes you happy right now.

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Make It Big Podcast: The Gen Z Effect on Culture and Commerce with Hana Ben-Shabat

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. Gen Z’s impact on commerce and… Make It Big Podcast Make It Big

Why Long-Term SEO is Worth the Squeeze: A COVID-19 Case Study

Inflow Insights

When the pandemic first hit in early 2020, did your business pull back on marketing efforts? If so, you’re not alone; global ad spend fell by $63.4 billion last year, and digital marketers reported budget cuts to be their top challenge in a post-COVID-19 world. But, like they say, hindsight is 20/20.

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How traditional teen apparel brands went out of style

Retail Dive

Gen Z sets trends fast — and they won't hesitate to leave retailers who can't keep up in the dust

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.

How New Rules Will Impact Recurring Transactions in India

FastSpring

If you’ve noticed a drop in subscription credit card approval rates for customers located in India, you’re not alone. The Reserve Bank of India issued new guidelines for subscription purchases earlier this year — and the new rules came into effect a few days ago, on October 1, 2021.

Make It Big Podcast: Unlocking the Next Stage of Digital Growth with Ryan Deiss

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. One idea written on a napkin… Make It Big Podcast Make It Big MIB Podcast

How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Temporary Price Reduction

Wiser

Temporary price reductions, or TPRs, are a necessary part of retail. It’s not really a question of if you should use a TPR, but when.

The Best WordPress Hosting in Europe (Oct 2021)

Ecommerce Platforms

When it comes to where to host your website, there are so many options available – SiteGround , WP Engine or Nexcess , etc. This makes choosing the perfect web hosting provider a lot trickier.

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.

Tempur-Pedic NYC Flagship Named Retail Design Institute Store of the Year

Retail Touch

The Retail Design Institute has named the Tempur-Pedic New York City flagship as its Store of the Year. The 3,100-square-foot store on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, which opened in Oct. 2020 , was designed by CallisonRTKL to offer a “one-of-a-kind immersive digital experience.”.

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11 Powerful B2B eCommerce Marketing Strategies to Reach Your Ideal Buyers

Inflow Insights

Editor’s note: This blog was originally published in 2020. It has been updated for accuracy and modern practices. If you want to develop powerful B2B eCommerce strategies to attract and convert your customers, you’ll need to invest in a few key areas.

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The majority of consumers plan to shop early this year: report

Retail Dive

Research indicates that shoppers want to spend more this year, but they're taking advantage of holiday deals sooner

What Gives NFT Value?

Ecommerce Platforms

With iconic internet moments, popular memes, and captivating artwork being turned into high-value digital assets, you may have heard a lot of buzz about NFTs. How could you not?

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.

The Elements of the Perfect Ecommerce Post-Click Experience

Omnisend

Reading Time: 6 minutes. One click. That’s all it takes for a visitor to go from viewing your ad to purchasing your product. Yet most ecommerce ads don’t secure that click because they direct visitors to cluttered product pages that fail to engage them : .

As Consumer Demand for Inclusion Rises, Retailers Must Tackle Legacy Issues and Attitudes

Retail Touch

Brands and retailers are feeling mounting pressure — from consumers, shareholders and even their boards — to be more inclusive. More and more, that means rethinking product development and expanding their sizing and assortment planning to represent a wider range of sizes and body shapes.

Is Best Buy undermining its storybook turnaround?

Retail Dive

Layoffs and flexing in stores have taken a toll, current and former employees told Retail Dive. As one said, "You can't have good customer service when you barely have any customer service reps "

A Quick MarketerHire Review (Oct 2021) – Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

In a saturated market, how companies market themselves is vital for competing against their rivals and bringing their brand's values to the forefront. Your business needs to work with marketing experts across various disciplines to succeed with an effective marketing campaign.

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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.

How to Find Digital Banking Customers Your Risk Team Will Love

SheerID

Learn about a new marketing strategy that increases your ability to verify and acquire low-risk, highly loyal customers who will become brand advocates

Everyone’s Talking About the Supply Chain Slowdown. Here’s What Marketers Are Doing About it.

Retail Touch

Another unprecedented holiday season is upon us and there is a powerful sense of déjà vu in the air. For a brief moment earlier this year it seemed like the clouds were parting, but the Delta variant put an end to that.

Millennials drive demand for DTC brands: report

Retail Dive

Digitally natives adopted an aesthetic particularly attractive to young shoppers. The pandemic only helped push consumers to shop with those brands