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10 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Ecommerce Strategy | Salsify

Salsify

Spring is in the air, which means longer days and better weather. The prelude to summer is the perfect time for a touch of spring cleaning — both online and offline.

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Top 3 Must-Watch E-Commerce Trends in 2024: Stay Ahead

365 Retail

As more companies rely on online sales and marketing, the e-commerce landscape is growing. According to Statista, the international revenue hit $6 trillion by the end of 2023 and is projected to reach $6.9 trillion in 2024. If you want to launch an e-commerce business or just plan to stay competitive, it’s essential to be aware of the trends that redefine the industry landscape.

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From Bankrupt to Thriving Entrepreneur

Practical eCommerce

Aaron Marino drove a beer cart for gas money after first business failed. He recovered, big time. The post From Bankrupt to Thriving Entrepreneur appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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Ecommerce in the United States: A Global Voices Report

ESW

As in much of the rest of the world, ecommerce in the United States is growing. Not only are the number of orders increasing, but the amount of money spent online is also increasing. In fact, in 2023 ecommerce sales topped $1.11 billion, an increase of 7.6% over 2022. Additionally, more than 15% of total sales were ecommerce transactions in 2023, nearly a percent higher than the year before.

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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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Card Issuers Are Top BNPL Providers, Survey Finds

Practical eCommerce

Credit card issuers offer BNPL options after the checkout. Consumers are responding. The post Card Issuers Are Top BNPL Providers, Survey Finds appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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Gear Up for 2024 and What it Holds for the eCommerce Sector

ChannelSale

You have come to the right place to look back on the e-commerce sector in 2023 and what trends to arrive in 2024 to increase its sales rapidly. Statistics confirm that e-commerce sales in 2023 crossed 6.5 trillion dollars and will cross 8 trillion dollars by 2026. It is because of the increasing prevalence of voice search, AR to visualize purchases, voice commerce, livestream shopping, the rise in new marketplaces & distribution channels, and many more.

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Klaviyo Abandoned Cart: 5 Strategies to Increase Conversion

Groove

It takes a lot of work to get customers to your eCommerce store. Whether you use SEO best practices, social media, or your customer email list, once a customer arrives at your online storefront, you want them to convert and not leave a Klaviyo abandoned cart. When your website visitors add products to their cart but don't end up checking out, they become part of a group of customers who had the intent to purchase but didn’t follow through.

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Top 5 Things to Do at Shoptalk 2024

Fastr

Next week from March 17–20, over 10,000 retail leaders and innovators will gather in Las Vegas for Shoptalk 2024. The content-rich event is the industry’s biggest of the year – serving as the ultimate hub for attendees to network and gain actionable insights on industry trends, tech, solutions, and strategies.

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3 Replatforming Mistakes That Tank SEO-Driven Revenue

ROI Revolution

Replatforming offers many benefits for ecommerce businesses, including greater scalability, performance, cost-efficiency, and more. But replatforming mistakes can put your revenue at risk. A poor replatform can result in: A loss of over $1MM a month in organic revenue Long-term declines in organic ranking Extreme drops in site traffic Don’t fall victim to the risks of replatforming.

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Banning TikTok Creates A Meta Monopoly

Forrester eCommerce

The US House of Representatives just passed legislation that could determine the future of TikTok in the US — pending action by both the Senate and the President. Should the measure succeed, TikTok would effectively be banned in the US unless its China-based parent company, ByteDance, divests from the app.

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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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TikTok Ban Moves Forward in Congress Despite User Protests

Retail TouchPoints

A second attempt by Congress to diminish the influence of the popular Chinese-based social media platform TikTok appears to have legs after a fast-tracked bill to ban the app easily passed in the House 352 to 65 Wednesday. Legislators have long claimed that the app poses a national security risk in the U.S. given the company’s direct ties to China. The bill, which was introduced just last week, is titled the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act.

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524: Insider Tips On How To Sell Profitably On Etsy With Scott Voelker

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today, I’m thrilled to have my long time friend Scottie V back on the show. Scott Voelker is known in many circles as the grandfather of Amazon as he was one of the first and most popular podcasts in the space. But in this episode, we’re going to talk about Etsy and how he and his wife have grown a thriving Etsy business selling print on demand products.

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How Cordova Outdoors Manufactures Insulated Coolers In the USA with Gentry Jensen - EP 003

Groove

Podcast : Download | Subscribe : Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify Meeting Gentry Jensen of Cordova Outdoors In this episode of the eCommerce Masters Podcast, host Ethan Giffin engages with Gentry Jensen, founder of Cordova Outdoors, delving into Jensen's remarkable journey from a Navy SEAL to an innovative entrepreneur. The discussion unveils the strategic evolution of Cordova Outdoors, highlighting its commitment to producing durable, environmentally friendly coolers, a testament to J

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Get Ready For Takeoff: Microsoft Copilot For Security

Forrester eCommerce

Today, Microsoft announced that the official launch day of Copilot for Security for will be April 1, 2024. This proves that Microsoft won’t let a late-night snowstorm stop its pursuit of security revenue or finding new applications for generative AI.

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From Data to Decisions: Maximizing Retail Potential with 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.

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FTC Chair Lina Khan on Fighting ‘Gatekeeper Markets’ that Throttle Fair Competition

Retail TouchPoints

For a long time, the American public has hit the “mute” button about the dangers of too much corporate consolidation. One bit of evidence: a decades-long decline in the frequency of the word “monopoly” in published books from a peak in 1949, according to data from Google. But those attitudes appear to be changing, in some cases dramatically.

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525: The Dreaded March Google Core Update And It’s Implications On Content Creation

My Wife Quit Her Job

Welcome to a brand new segment of the show called Profitable Audience where my business partner Toni and I discuss all things related to content creation and building an audience. In today’s episode, Toni and I discuss the March Google Core update which has huge implications on the future of content creation. What You’ll Learn All about the March Google Core Update Which sites were hit How Google wants you to write content today Sponsors SellersSummit.com – The Sellers Summit i

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Marketing Your Video Game Outside of Game Marketplaces & App Stores

FastSpring

Todd Harris knows how to leverage effective video game marketing strategies to get games in front of players. As the former COO and Co-Founder of Hi-Rez Studios, he spent 15 years making games and marketing them to gamers — with the studio’s games reaching 150 million players. (At the time of writing, Hi-Rez’s 2014 release SMITE sits at #15 on Steam’s “Most played Massively Multiplayer games” list , with SMITE’s Steam page boasting 40+ million players.

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Unleashing Field Marketing To Drive Growth In Asia Pacific

Forrester eCommerce

We explore key findings for APAC from Forrester’s 2023 Field Marketing Survey to help organizations understand the state of Field Marketing regionally and what this means for the operation and organization of a future fit field marketing organization.

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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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How to Never Put a Foot Wrong in Retail Media

Retail TouchPoints

Retailers that have recently launched their own retail media businesses should learn from what the established leaders already do. The biggest player, with 60% of the $45 billion market, is Amazon, followed by the likes of Walmart and Target, which, combined with a few other large players, are expected to take a combined 25% of the space, according to Boston Consulting Group.

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Temu Is Killing US Businesses But Are They An Ethical Company?

My Wife Quit Her Job

According to Wired magazine, Temu is losing hundreds of millions of dollars to send you cheap stuff from China in order to grab mass market share from US shoppers…and it’s working. Check out this growth graph comparing Temu to Amazon in terms of traffic. In less than 1 year, Temu already has one-third the monthly active users of Amazon. From $3.37 for a pair of shoes to just $4.57 for a womens sweater, these prices seem too good to be true.

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The Perfect Match: Reflections from my 1st week at fabric

Fabric

Last week, I attended eTail24 in Palm Springs, CA as a new employee of fabric, inc. What a welcome: week one, and I get thrown into speaking at a conference, now I know this is going to be a fun ride. Any given month, maybe even week, there is a retail conference somewhere and I have been to many over my career! What made this one unique was the company I represented.

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You Got Your Carbon Black In My Symantec! No, You Got Your Symantec In My Carbon Black!

Forrester eCommerce

What is Broadcom planning to do with VMware’s Carbon Black unit? Find out in this blog covering the plan to integrate Carbon Black with Broadcom's existing product lineup.

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Forrester Report: Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions

Understanding the intricate world of Point-of-Sale (POS) technology is a common challenge for tech buyers. When it comes to defining the functions of Point-of-Sale systems, the communications have yet to be standardized–—until now. Forrester’s new report, Demystifying The Technical Functions of POS Solutions, breaks through the noise and provides business leaders with the information and tools they need to evaluate the features of POS systems.

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How Bal Harbour Shops’ Unique Traveling Mall Connects with Luxury Consumers

Retail TouchPoints

Matthew Whitman Lazenby and his family have never dreamed small. Back in the 1950’s his grandfather, Stanley Whitman, decided to open a luxury shopping mall in Florida that would rival Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. Inspired by the Lincoln Road shopping district in nearby Miami Beach, Bal Harbour Shops and the Whitman family — who still own and operate the enterprise — have continuously flown in the face of convention — and found enormous success as a result.

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SheerID Launches “SheerID InStore” Providing Retailers First Digital Solution for Gated Offers and Promotions in Physical Stores

SheerID

The new offering expands SheerID solutions for Omnichannel retail to high-value communities like students, teachers, the military, and more.

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Seasonal Marketing Ideas for Spring Holidays

UpSellIt

As the seasons change, so do the lives and priorities of your target audience. Seasonal marketing isn’t just about promoting products or services during specific times of the year, it’s about resonating with your customers as their needs, desires, and behaviors evolve with each season. In this blog, we dive into the intricacies of seasonal marketing and how ecommerce brands can leverage spring to drive engagement, conversions, and revenue.

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AWS Joins Google Cloud In Removing Egress Costs

Forrester eCommerce

Last week, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced plans to remove egress fees when migrating data to another cloud provider or on-premises. This announcement follows Google Cloud’s (GC’s) plans of ridding its egress fees, announced in January (leaving Microsoft Azure as the last major cloud provider without a zero egress fee policy).

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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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Patagonia Workers in Reno Store Vote to Join Union

Retail TouchPoints

The associates at a Patagonia store in Reno, Nev. have voted to join the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 711 , marking the first successful unionization effort at a Patagonia store. Along with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), the UFCW has been making inroads at other outdoor retailers recently, organizing nine REI locations across the U.S. with the RWDSU and five Vertical Endeavors climbing gyms in Minnesota.

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Unveiling the Best Amazon Product Research Tools for 2024

Algopix

In the ever-evolving landscape of e-commerce, Amazon stands tall as the titan of online retail. With millions of products available to buyers worldwide, it’s no surprise that countless entrepreneurs and sellers are continuously seeking innovative ways to uncover profitable opportunities within this vast marketplace. Amidst this pursuit, leveraging the right tools and resources becomes paramount.

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Dollar General plans 800 stores this year as rival Dollar Tree pulls back

RetailDive

Thirty of those will be under its Popshelf banner, though the discount retailer is taking the concept’s expansion slowly given its discretionary focus.

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Learnings From The Q1 2024 Customer Service Wave

Forrester eCommerce

Great customer service sets companies apart. And, you leave money on the table if you don’t meet your customer’s expectations of engagement. Business and IT leaders understand the economics of great customer service, and Forrester data shows that over 70% of enterprises invest modern solutions.

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib