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The Most Profitable Product Categories on Amazon


As one of the most popular online marketplaces available, Amazon offers sellers the opportunity to reach a wide and diverse audience. For customers, part of the appeal is the millions of products available for sale every day — across 36 Amazon product categories.

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Building an e-commerce platform from scratch

Retail Technology Review

By Ievgen Kustorovskyi, Head of Magento and specialist in eCommerce development, Ciklum. Building a custom e-commerce platform may seem like a daunting task and building one from scratch is not an easy task. These days, it’s increasingly becoming the preferred choice of online retailers who wish to take total control of their customer experience. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

#IRL Mania: The New Value Of A Retail Footprint For DTC Brands

Retail TouchPoints

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5 + 1 must read on behavioral economics

Forrester eCommerce

I’ve spent the past three weeks interviewing global financial institutions, fintech startups, and technology vendors to gain a broader perspective on how financial experiences will evolve in the coming years.

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.

The 10 Best Storytelling Brands

Humans have been telling stories for as long as we’ve been around. Parents tell stories to help their kids fall asleep at night, coaches tell stories to inspire their teams to win the championship, and friends tell stories just to put a smile on your face.

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Comfort eating? Online shoppers put their money where their mouth is

Retail Technology Review

Office of National Statistics (ONS) retail figures for August highlighted the pre-Brexit wobble in consumer confidence, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero, with sales volumes down -.2% 2% compared to July, and department store sales continuing to tumble -1.3% on the previous month and -2.5% on August 2018. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

The Gateway To Gen Z Consumers (And How It Differs From Millennials)

Retail TouchPoints

By Zach Morrison, Tinuiti Millennials and Gen Z consumers have over $200 billion in buying power, but to effectively market to both generations it’s important to know how they differ from each other, including what they buy and how they shop.

Selling On Amazon Vs Ebay – Which Will Make You More Money?

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A common question I often get asked is whether to start your ecommerce business selling on Amazon vs Ebay and which marketplace will make you more money. However, the answer isn’t clear cut and it depends on the nature of the products you sell. Over the years, my wife and I have sold on Amazon, Ebay as well as our own online store. And while we’ve been successful selling on all 3 platforms, there are distinct pros and cons with each.

Thanksgiving Weekend Ecommerce To-Do List: 7 Ways to Prepare


Are you ready for the biggest online shopping weekend of the year? Read our 7 ecommerce tips for the Thanksgiving weekend, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The post Thanksgiving Weekend Ecommerce To-Do List: 7 Ways to Prepare appeared first on Ecomdash. Holidays

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.

Financial Service Firms Need To Stop Thinking Like Retailers On Personalization

Forrester eCommerce

Many financial services firms say that they are already delivering on personalization and view improving their personalization capabilities and technology further as a top priority.

The Empowered Marketer: Strategic Streetwear With Chip Neff of Legends


How do you know whether performance apparel will hold up? When it’s backed by names like Steve Nash, Baker Mayfield, and Matt Barnes, you can usually assume you’re in good hands, which is exactly why Legends has been a fan favorite since Chip Neff founded the activewear brand in 2018.

The 2019 Ecommerce Holiday Readiness Checklist: Technical and Marketing Preparedness — from Local to Global


Some might say that the holidays are a goldmine opportunity for businesses that sell online. After all, it isn’t rare… Holiday Ideas & Strategies

How I Ranked For 636,363 Keywords Using This Simple Hack


When I started doing SEO on I used this advanced formula. to rank for 477,000 keywords. Over time, my traffic started to flatline and I wasn’t ranking for many more keywords, even though I was continually creating more content.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

Three Critical Metrics You Should Expect From A Vulnerability Risk Management Solution

Forrester eCommerce

Many vulnerability risk management (VRM) solutions are limited and fail to provide meaningful metrics about the health of your VRM program. One example is the use of counting metrics such as the number of vulnerabilities identified in your organization.

30 B2B ecommerce experts to follow


After extensive research and interviews, the team at Get Elastic is presenting a list of 30 industry movers and shakers in B2B ecommerce.

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274: Joel Runyon On How To Monetize A Blog With Subscription Services

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Today, I’m thrilled to have my buddy Joel Runyon on the show. Joel is an athlete, entrepreneur and the founder of, a company dedicated to helping people push their limits and do impossible things.

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Are Concept Stores Keeping Physical Stores Alive?

Retail Technology Review

It’s no secret that physical high street stores are struggling to survive. As online shopping continues to rise, the number of physical stores being closed down is also growing at an alarming rate. This has led to a lot of concern over how long physical stores can last in this new digital era. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

The [Amazon] Doctor is in: Amazon Launches “Amazon Care” For Employees

Forrester eCommerce

Amazon has gone live with Amazon Care, its new pilot healthcare service offering for employees.

The evolving impact of IoT on the web


With the continuous evolution of technology and the changing demands of people and businesses, a lot of innovative technologies have come and merged to make people’s lives easier. One of the tech options that is revolutionizing the world is the proliferation of IoT solutions.

Alibaba vs AliExpress: How They Compare for Merchants and Consumers

Ecommerce Platforms

You might call Alibaba the Amazon of China. The reason for this is because both of the ecommerce giants have been battling it out for market share all over the world, especially as Alibaba Group has successfully moved into Amazon's territory with consumer sales through AliExpress.

72 Hour Dropshipping Business

A Better Lemonade Stand

When starting an ecommerce business, you can meticulously plan out every detail but too often that leads to paralysis by analysis. Sometimes, the best way is to just give yourself an insane deadline and roll up your sleeves.

What does CX look like in India?

Forrester eCommerce

It’s that time of the year again, when we publish results from our annual CX IndexTM survey – to benchmark the customer experience provided by major brands in India.

AI and machine learning: What’s the Difference?


Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are offering ecommerce practitioners many benefits, from chatbots to multichannel customer support to online store features like a virtual fitting room – all allowing capabilities to provide exceptional shopping experiences.

Square Payroll Review and Pricing for 2019: The Easy Way to Get Paid?

Ecommerce Platforms

Whether you're a business owner or a customer, there's a good chance you've heard of Square. After all, Square is one of the best-known brands in the world for mobile point of sale systems, state-of-the-art inventory management, and payment processing.

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What are the 3 Biggest Challenges this Holiday Season for Brands?


eTail and WBR Insights recently released their 2019 Holiday Report: Showcasing Your Brand and Products in New and Novel Ways to Drive Holiday Sales.

Run Your Business At The Speed Of Thought

Forrester eCommerce

Whether you model your data and analytics practice around an insights-driven strategy or are transitioning your business to run on algorithms, these visions have greater implications than our technology heritage has prepared us for.

Cryptocurrency and its global acceptance [infographic]


Most people have heard of the term cryptocurrency and know that Bitcoin is one, but most people don’t know what it really is. Cryptocurrency is a decentralized virtual currency that can also be thought of as programmable money.

Shopify Payments Review: The Most Elementary Alternative To 3rd Party Gateways

Ecommerce Platforms

Just like other cardinal sales channels, Shopify’s prevalence in the ecommerce retail sector can’t go unnoticed. If you catch sight of things at first hand, you must have realized that we do have lots of Shopify inclined posts.

eCommerce Upselling Case Study: 4% Increase in Revenue per User by Optimizing Upsell Placement

Inflow Insights

In eCommerce, there are 3 ways upsells and cross-sells are usually presented: on the product page, on the cart/checkout page, and after checkout. eCommerce marketers often try to guess which page placement upsells and cross-sells work the “best” on or where they are highest converting….

Introducing the Forrester Now Tech: Marketing Measurement and Optimization Solutions 2019

Forrester eCommerce

I was recently in the market for a new car. My 12-year-old Honda CRV was on its last leg. I wanted to upgrade my car with leather seats, a navigation system, and lots of trunk space. The new Subaru Outback fit the bill; Not only does it have navigation but it has Bluetooth technology that […].

Help Wanted: why 2019 holiday hiring should start now


With the busiest months of the year coming up, it’s time to start preparing for the holidays. Consumers spent $500 billion online with U.S. merchants in 2018, up 15% from the year before.

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