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5 Ways AI Can Transform the Retail Industry: Examples and Benefits

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The retail industry has been undergoing a digital transformation for years. It has improved in speed, efficiency, and accuracy, thanks, in large part, to improved data and predictive analytics technologies that allow firms to make data-driven business decisions.

10 E-Commerce Shipping Best Practices You Should Know

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The importance of a quality shipping experience in e-commerce cannot be stressed enough. This is primarily due to the fact that the post-purchase (shipping + delivery) takes up 50% of the overall delivery experience.

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5 Key Business Challenges Behind Your Merchandising Strategy

Wiser

Merchandising is obviously an essential part of retail, but keeping your strategy up-to-date and profitable is difficult in a growing competitive market. There is a number of merchandising challenges that retailers are facing.

Make it Big Podcast: Tapping Into Social Commerce Success with Meta

BigCommerce

Welcome to The Make it Big Podcast, a bi-weekly audio series about all things ecommerce by BigCommerce. In this episode,… Make It Big Podcast Make It Big meta MIB Podcast The Make It Big Podcast

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!

Shopify POS vs Clover POS (Apr 2022): Which is Best?

Ecommerce Platforms

The debate of Shopify POS vs Clover POS can be more complex than it seems. Both of these tools have a lot of benefits to offer the average ecommerce seller.

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SheerID Partners With Brands to Reward Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

SheerID

Brands in numerous industries partner with SheerID for Teacher Appreciation Month to provide exclusive offers to the 6.7 million educators in the US. Market Insights Press Releases Marketing to Teachers SheerID teacher appreciation teacher appreciation week teacher discounts

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Women in Tech: A Candid Conversation with BigCommerce Women Leaders

BigCommerce

Women’s History Month serves as a dedicated time to honor generations of trailblazing women. Recognized annually in March, it celebrates… BigCommerce News BEmpowered bigcommerce Women in Tech Women's Month

The 5 best email template builders for ecommerce

Omnisend

Reading Time: 7 minutes. A great email template builder is the cornerstone of any online store’s marketing program. After all, once you’ve built up your email list , you want to communicate with your subscribers and nudge them along towards making that first purchase.

Amazon Seller Insurance Requirements And The Top Providers

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Amazon requires sellers with gross sales over $10,000 a month to have product liability insurance in order to sell on Amazon. If you hold a valid insurance policy, Amazon will pay for legal claims under $1000 for personal injury and product damage on the sellers behalf.

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Passwork Review (Apr 2022): What You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

Businesses juggling multiple accounts, each with different passwords, may find themselves in a situation where passwords need changing. Or requiring to grant someone access to said passwords. To do this safely, passwords need encrypting to prevent hacking and data breaches.

A Quick Guide to Shopping for Fulfillment

5 Factors to Consider When Comparing 3PLs

3 In-Person Shopping Experiences Today’s Omnichannel Shoppers Seek | Salsify

Salsify

After becoming increasingly accustomed to shopping online, today’s consumers seek omnichannel, hybrid shopping experiences that offer the best of both brick-and-mortar stores and ecommerce websites. Shopping Experiences Are Your Brand

SaaS Churn: Myths, Benchmarks, and Strategies to Retain More Revenue

FastSpring

Last week, I canceled an annual SaaS subscription (I had three weeks left until renewal). Interestingly, even though I paid for a year-long subscription, the company didn’t let me keep the last three weeks of access to its premium features.

402: How To Stop The Counterfeiters And CopyCats In Their Tracks With Steven Weigler

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Today I have Steven Weigler on the show. Steven is the founder of Emerge Counsel, which is a law firm that specializes in intellectual property protection. If you sell on Amazon, you know that counterfeits and knock-offs are still a very serious problem on the platform.

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Editor X vs Webflow (Apr 2022): The Ultimate Comparison

Ecommerce Platforms

Editor X and Webflow cater to a unique segment of the web development market: real web developers.

Why Offshoring is Better than Outsourcing

Offshoring and outsourcing are not interchangeable, as they differ in purpose depending on what drives the need behind the hiring decision. In this whitepaper, we clarify what offshoring and outsourcing are, along with the unique use cases they address.

DICK’S Enters the Resale Market With In-Store Buy-Back Program

Retail Touch

Resale has a new player with the launch of DICK’S Sporting Goods ’ in-store buy-back program, available in select markets through a partnership with outdoor and adventure gear resale platform Out&Back.

Amazon's e-commerce retail sales fall 3% in Q1 as consumers return to stores

Retail Dive

The company said that Prime Day will take place in July, and some analysts say it may host a second one to make up for its muted sales

3 Tips for Optimizing Your Brand Partnerships | Salsify

Salsify

After a couple of years of pandemic-related social isolation, many of us could probably use a reminder: “No man is an island, entire of itself.”. Shopping Experiences Are Your Brand Brand and Retailer Collaboration

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Gelato Review: Is This POD Solution Worth Considering?

Ecommerce Platforms

The print-on-demand business is on the up. So it’s undoubtedly a business area worth digging into a little deeper. In fact, the global print-on-demand market is expected to reach $10,810m by 2027. That's a projected growth of almost 34% per year between now and then.

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.

Treat Returns as a Competitive Advantage that Increases Customer Lifetime Value

Retail Touch

Ecommerce returns are the new reality for retailers, but their rapid rise doesn’t have to crush conversion rates and profitability. Instead, brands should put themselves in shoppers’ shoes.

Why the new frontier of e-commerce is the shipping experience

Retail Dive

There's an opportunity to infuse personalization in a traditionally underserved area: shipping

API-first or Dressed-Up Middleware

GetElastic

How to Know if Your Commerce Platform is Truly API-first? In case you missed it, last week I covered what it means to be API-first , and how that’s different from a code-first approach.

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The Myth of The Great E-commerce Acceleration

Steve Dennis

One of the most pervasive retail industry narratives is the belief that online shopping growth was massively accelerated by the pandemic. Set your WABAC Machine to the spring of 2020 and you’ll find scores of references to how we experienced “10 years of growth in only 3 months.”

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7 Secrets of Effective Management for Remote Employees and Teams

In this white paper, we will review in more detail the challenges that virtual team managers face as remote work accelerates, and how companies are successfully overcoming these challenges with creative problem-solving.

Supply Chain Challenges Have Introduced a New Concept into Ecommerce — Inventory Pacing

Retail Touch

Supply chain management is the heart of retail management and has the ability to inform the overall health of a business. As a result, businesses looking to gain a competitive advantage in the global marketplace are investing more heavily in supply chain management.

For furniture retail, supply chain chaos has become 'normalized'

Retail Dive

As category players extend lead times and amass inventory to manage delays, they're also building sourcing relationships beyond China and Vietnam

March 2022 SEO News Recap

ROI Revolution

Authors: Robyn Riley, Carolyn Wilborn, Kelsey Burnham, Nicole Moore.

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Beyond The Cartoonish Metaverse — XR Designers And Users Deserve Better

Forrester Digital Transformation

XR designers cut corners because of the limitations of headsets but XR streaming from the cloud could liberate them. digital design experience design (XD) user experience (UX) virtual reality

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.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Positions Smaller Store Concept as ‘Innovation Lab’

Retail Touch

BJ’s Wholesale Club is testing out a smaller store format called BJ’s market. The first 43,000 -square-foot concept store opened in Warwick, R.I. and will feature top-selling fresh foods, produce and seasonal products in what is designed to be a more convenient and efficient shopping space.

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J.C. Penney owners Simon and Brookfield prepared to buy Kohl's for $8.6B, NY Post reports

Retail Dive

The developers have teamed up to salvage bankrupt retailers including Forever 21 and Aeropostale, and keep those mall stores running

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Setting Up A Pop-Up Store: 5 Tips To Make It Successful

Retail Minded

Starting a brick-and-mortar business is a very big pursuit. Not only is the risk quite big, but there’s also the capital involved in coming up with your business. To that end, many budding entrepreneurs are finding it convenient and beneficial to do a trial run.

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Take A Pragmatic Approach to B2B Conversation Design to Avoid Dystopian Dialogue

Forrester Digital Transformation

From their interactions as consumers, B2B buyers and customers are already accustomed to receiving relevant information curated by algorithms and delivered at the right time in dynamic and digestible formats. Across channels, devices, and interfaces, these audiences ask for what they want.

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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.