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New Retail Isn’t The Future — It’s The Present

Forrester eCommerce

The future of retail is already here: Alibaba’s New Retail is reshaping the retail landscape in China and beyond., Tencent, and traditional retailers like Starbucks and Walmart are all jumping on the bandwagon.

What is Retail’s Most Potent Weapon?


What is Retail’s Most Potent Weapon? There is a number of different strategies and tactics that retail can follow. From pure eCommerce, to Click and Collect, to pop-up stores. The choices and directions are endless. And, making the right choice here is essential.

Are Retail Execs Equipped For The Oval Office?

Retail TouchPoints

The retail and political realms occasionally collide, particularly when it comes to brands taking a stand on a particular issue.

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Marketing Unboxed: MVMT Proves Timing Is Everything


A broken clock might be right twice a day. But when it comes to marketing, leaving your strategy to chance isn’t going to cut it. That’s why we started Marketing Unboxed in the first place—to shed light on brands doing intentional, innovative marketing.

Scoring Big With Data: The New Age Of Analytics In Sports

Forrester eCommerce

Sports: the games we know and love. We love to play and watch these games so much, in fact, that in the US, there are only two days during the year when the four major pro sports leagues aren’t playing a game (i.e., MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL).[i] i] One of the most anticipated games in […].

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The Google Ads Strategy of Purple Mattresses

Store Growers

Imagine a new brand launching in a hyper-competitive market. Its competitors have been grinding away for a couple of years and have hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital in the bank. This new brand decides not to raise any money form those investors.

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CDP vs. CRM: What’s Right for Your B2C Business?


There are a million acronyms in Martech — with more popping up every day. Many of these terms are confusing and some even overlap. But there are two that everyone keeps talking about: CDP and B2C CRM. What are they exactly?

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Tech-Driven Innovation: The Inevitable And Revolutionary Future Of IT

Forrester eCommerce

Technology has changed virtually everything: The way we work, the way we live, the way we play and at a basic level, how humans relate to each other.

How to Do Social Media Customer Service the Right Way


Before the internet, a telephone call was the fastest and most effective method customers used to seek help from companies.… … Customer Loyalty

Lower Turnover Begins With A Culture Of Engagement

Retail TouchPoints

By Steven Kramer, WorkJam Effective communication is the cornerstone of any successful relationship, working or otherwise. Unfortunately, only half of retailers have a direct line of communication to their frontline employees.

The Ultimate SEO Tool: Ubersuggest 3.0


In 2018, I promised you I would release a better version of Ubersuggest for free, and I did that. But there was one big issue: Ubersuggest only worked on a keyword level. When you put in a keyword, you get a list of more keyword ideas and content ideas.

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Welcome to the B2B Marketing Renaissance

Forrester eCommerce

A long time ago, Peter Drucker, a man who BusinessWeek once called the father of business management, wrote: Even though this was written a long time ago, it was still a few years before I embarked on my long career as a B2B marketer. I can attest that for most of that long career, I […].

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Are Dead, Long Live BFCM


ECommerce Times. The post Black Friday and Cyber Monday Are Dead, Long Live BFCM appeared first on Zaius. Press

The Best WordPress Ecommerce Themes for Your Next Project


With so many new ecommerce shops sprouting up left and right, you’ll want to do whatever you can to set… Ecommerce Design

3 Reasons To Invest More In Data Analytics

Retail TouchPoints

By Jeffrey Cheal, Episerver There are two kinds of marketers today: those who use a firehose to drink up data analytics and those who haven’t even turned on the faucet. There’s a happy medium that exists when purposeful metrics flow into every part of a retail business.

Happy Data Privacy Day — Five Lessons Learned On Regulatory Enforcement

Forrester eCommerce

In the United States, Europe, Canada, and India, January 28 is designated Data Privacy Day to mark the signing of the first legally binding, international treaty that dealt with data protection and privacy in 1981.

Every Action is an Expression of Belief

Bryan Eisenberg

Our companies are nothing but the collection of action every one of our employees take. What beliefs do your employees have about the organizations goals and vision? In Alan Stein, Jr. new book Raise Your Game he quotes a famous Inc.

242: How Allen Walton Created A 7 Figure Store Selling Spy Equipment

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today, I’m thrilled to have Allen Walton on the show. Now Allen is someone who I met at Ecommerce Fuel Live a long time ago but we didn’t really get to know each other until we hung out at Billy Murphy’s Mancation earlier this year.

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E commerce Software: Find the Best One for Your Online Store (January 2019)

Ecommerce Platforms

Most users struggle when trying to pick the best ecommerce software. There's just so much stuff out there. There are different requirements to compare, different price points, features, abilities, designs, and so on.

Engage With Apple to Engage With Patients

Forrester eCommerce

In yet another sign that Apple has its sights fixed solidly on the healthcare industry, the company has secured a strategic partnership with another national health insurer, Aetna. Apple, it turns out, is not just a company that knows how to build high-end consumer electronic devices.

Redbox Digital to deliver a new, streamlined online experience for Latest in Beauty

Retail Technology Review

Redbox Digital, a Magento Global Elite Partner, has partnered with Latest in Beauty, the UK beauty sampling & subscription-based service to deliver a new, online shopping experience for its ever-expanding customer base. Internet Retailing

How the eco-friendly consumer breeds new subscription-based business models


Get Elastic had the pleasure to interview Eileen Mockus , CEO at Coyuchi. Coyuchi is a home textile company committed to making responsibly sourced, consciously processed, high quality organic textiles for the home.

Launch a Store with BigCommerce: The Ultimate BigCommerce Tutorial

Ecommerce Platforms

Choosing an ecommerce platform is far from an easy decision. Some of them offer better pricing, while others are known for beautiful templates. From Shopify to WooCommerce and Squarespace to BigCommerce, they all have pros and cons.

Invest In These Video Technologies That Drive Growth

Forrester eCommerce

In our new Forrester Tech Tide™ on video technologies for customer and employee experience, we took a look at 18 technologies that support video initiatives. Read the report to find out more about those technologies, and listen to the podcast below for a quick summary.

Fashion shoppers 44% more likely to make a purchase from Woodhouse Clothing thanks to new AI-powered personalisation

Retail Technology Review

The introduction of AI-based personalisation means shoppers who visit men’s online fashion retailer, Woodhouse Clothing, are now 44% more likely to make a purchase. The new technology, which works across both mobile and desktop, is also helping to increase the retailer’s average order value, which is up 7%. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Leveraging microservices for your business, Part 1: Why microservices matter


Microservices has been gaining a lot of interest within the commerce industry; and many developers have already started experimenting with them. However, before you adopt microservices for your business you must understand what they are and why they matter.

10 Ethical Online Shops and What to Learn from Each One

Ecommerce Platforms

The value of all ethical spending in the UK (alone) grew as much as £38 billion in 2015! That's a lot of cash. In light of this, it's hardly surprising more and more ethical online shops have improved their digital marketing campaigns. So, here are our top ten favorite ethical online shops.

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The Three Key Actions That Will Define Insurance Tech Investment In 2019

Forrester eCommerce

The Future Will Temper Insurer Optimism In 2019 Insurance business technology teams caught a few breaks in 2018. There were fewer, though costly, insured weather losses, as well as new thinking by insurance regulators when it comes to disruptive technology. But 2019 is a different story.

10 Best Ecommerce Platforms Compared & Rated For 2019

eCommerce CEO

Our top ecommerce platforms are based on objective performance data, feature set and, value. Compare these top ecommerce website builders to find one that fits your needs. Here Are The Best Ecommerce Platforms. Top Ecommerce Platforms Compared. From cool marketing features to drool-worthy SEO, multichannel functionality, and more. Compare these best ecommerce platforms. Product Summary Ratings Buy Now BigCommerce Review Flexible and scalable. Excels with multi-channel selling.

Vision to frictionless reality: How Carnival created a smart city on the water


For John Padgett, Chief Experience Innovation Officer at Carnival Corporation, transforming customer experiences with technology is nothing new. Before joining Carnival, he was a key player in the technology development and success of Disney’s MyMagic+.

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