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How To Steal Amazon Wholesale Distributors From Your Competitors

My Wife Quit Her Job

Did you know that every shipment that arrives into the United States by sea is documented on the public record? Every container, every boat and every product imported into the US can be easily accessed if you know where to look. But what can you do with this data?

B2B Ecommerce Punchouts Are Here: How B2B Brands Reduce Manual Error and Bring Full Benefits of Online Selling to the Industry

BigCommerce

Expert salespeople once handled all of B2B sales. They had personal relationships with the procurement professionals who worked for buyer… B2B Ecommerce Ecommerce News

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How to create product descriptions that boost conversions

GetElastic

Businesses have a very short window to convince potential online consumers to put their trust in and convert into a paying customer.

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What Are Spam Traps and Why Should You Care?

Zaius

Getting your customers to open, read, click, and convert on your emails is hard enough, but what if the emails never even reach their inbox in the first place? That’s why email deliverability is so important.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

Time To Rethink Channel Incentives And Program Management (CIPM)?

Forrester eCommerce

Channel incentives are used to improve indirect sales performance, orchestrate partners’ behavior, and engender channel loyalty.

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What Brands Should Look For In An Agency Partnership

Retail TouchPoints

By Tino Doan, Zehner When searching for a digital agency partner, brands need to find an ideal symbiotic relationship — not just a vendor. You want a partner that is just as passionate about what they do, and proud of their results, as you are.

What It Takes to Create and Measure an Effective Influencer Program

Zaius

An influencer program isn’t just asking a reality TV star to model your products in a #SponCon post on Instagram. Done right, social media influencers can help you build consumer trust in your brand. In fact, the best influencer marketing is similar to word-of-mouth advertising.

Apple ITP 2.1: What It Is, What It Means, and Why It Matters

Forrester eCommerce

Apple first introduced Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP) in 2017, but the latest update (2.1) creates a new set of challenges for advertisers, publishers, and tech vendors that make money from online behavioral advertising (OBA), attribution, web analytics, testing, and personalization.

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17 Charts That Show Where Social Media is Heading

Kissmetrics

You already know it’s harder to get traffic from the social web unless you spend money ads. There’s nothing new with that fact… just look at the graph above: It breaks down how the average number of social shares per blog post has been dying year over year.

Will Wayfair’s Move Into Brick-And-Mortar Overcome Its Challenges?

Retail TouchPoints

Wayfair is the latest pure play making the move to brick-and-mortar retail , joining the long list of former online-only brands that have opened (or will open) physical stores, including Casper , Warby Parker , UNTUCKit , Adore Me and Allbirds.

Bundling matters: why telecom companies seek an API-based commerce solution

GetElastic

In September 2017, T-Mobile announced that it would include a free Netflix subscription for family plan members.

Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Brand Growth Will Boost Social Ad Spending

Forrester eCommerce

In recent years, a wave of so-called digitally native direct-to-consumer (DTC) startups have burst onto the scene and have grown in popularity. Consumers are increasingly purchasing products and services such as mattresses, shoes, razors, and groceries from the over 400 DTC firms now in operation.

250: How To Win Any Argument And Influence Others With Victor Cheng

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today I’m thrilled to have Victor Cheng on the show. Victor is someone who I met at Billy Murphy’s annual retreat. He’s a former McKinsey consultant, a Stanford graduate, and he’s been on tv a number of times on Fox Business and MSNBC.

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As Fast Fashion Races To Capture Award Season Trends, Brands Struggle To Keep Up

Retail TouchPoints

By Olivia Skuza, NuORDER In today’s fast-paced market of “see now, wear now”, it’s no surprise that many brands continue to capitalize on various cultural events, particularly those featuring celebrities, to quickly design, produce, and sell trend-driven items.

Microservices: why less is more

GetElastic

When enterprises began implementing ecommerce platforms back in the early 2000s, the monolith architecture at the time delivered. It was one unified application; the most essential features and functionalities were pre-packaged, and the requirements were easy to meet.

Watch Your Language! “Low-Code” And “No-Code” Are Not The Same

Forrester eCommerce

Low-code or no-code? Some vendors use these terms interchangeably or are overpromising. In particular, we cringe when we see or hear “low-code/no-code” — as if those two things are the same. Don’t be confused, don’t be deluded; here is what’s going on.

UK shoppers demand faster in-store payments that replicate ‘one-click’ transactions online

Retail Technology Review

Speed and convenience prove key to enhancing customer experience around in-store payments, a new report from RetailEXPO reveals. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Data Capture

Go big or go home: Restoration Hardware’s radical approach is paying off

Steve Dennis

Restoration Hardware’s stock has been under pressure despite since last week’s earnings report.

4 reasons to love Get Elastic

GetElastic

This post is a compilation of our best “4” stories. Giving you the four reasons to love Get Elastic even more than you already do.

Telcos must prioritize Innovations that extend beyond networking

Forrester eCommerce

Since the birth of cloud computing in early 2000, telecommunications companies have seen business growth thanks to these IT transformational partners.

An Exhaustive Spocket Review for 2019: Everything You Need to Know About Dropshipping from the US & EU

Ecommerce Platforms

As you all already know, a number of factors go into building a dropshipping store : from the quality of your stock and delivery times to the profit margins and brand identity, each aspect plays a big role in the success of your online store.

Retail Quality Report 2019: Global retailers still struggling with digital

Retail Technology Review

Applause, the digital quality and crowdsourced testing solutions provider, has released the global findings of its annual Retail Quality Report. It shows that global retailers are failing to keep up with consumer expectations for optimised digital experiences. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Supply Chain

Ecommerce best practices [infographic]

GetElastic

There’s no mistaking what a major force ecommerce is in the business world today. Consumers and businesses alike appreciate the technology that allows them to find the products and services they need virtually anywhere and at any time. However, that convenience can be a double-edged sword.

Orchestrate Your Customer Analytics Practice With The Next Best Experience

Forrester eCommerce

I went to see a concert last night that epitomizes the state of customer insights in most companies today. It was a benefit for Creative Music Studio and brought together incredible artists such as Billy Martin, Cyro Baptista, Marc Ribot, and Ingrid Sertso.

Cloudways Ecommerce Hosting Review 2019

Ecommerce Platforms

“A web hosting server is the lifeline of every site.” Said Dr. Chris Dayagdag , a Google partner and technopreneur. And he couldn’t have put it better. In essence, your site is only as good as its underlying hosting framework.

How to Use Ecommerce Thank You Emails That Improve Customer Experience

SellBrite

One of the great things about shopping in brick-and-mortar stores is the interaction with sales associates. Customers can ask about product features, sizes, and more.

4 steps to create a unified ecommerce strategy

GetElastic

This post originally appeared on CMSwire.com. Just when marketers solve one problem, another rears its head. Multichannel commerce is presenting marketers with a whole new raft of challenges.

The Pendulum Swings Back To Creativity: Decoding Accenture Interactive’s Droga5 Deal

Forrester eCommerce

Today, Accenture Interactive announced its Droga5 acquisition. The New York and London-based creative agency joins previous Accenture creative acquisitions Fjord, Karmarama, and The Monkeys to bolster the consultancy’s creative and brand communication capabilities.

JD.com and ARCore by Google launch augmented reality contest

Retail Technology Review

JD.com, China’s largest retailer, is hosting the JD-AR & ARCore by Google Innovative Consumer Application Competition in China. Internet Retailing

How to sell on Amazon – The Ultimate guide – Part 1

Ecommerce Platforms

The best way to understand Amazon is through numbers. In 2018 Amazon generated an estimated $258.22 billion in US retail e-commerce sales, marking ? 30% increase compared to 2017. To put Amazon’s size in perspective – the online shopping juggernaut captures 49.1%

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Getting Customers to Hit Refresh with Lifecycle Campaigns

UpSellIt

In the increasingly competitive world of ecommerce, we tend to focus on what’s right in front of us: initial conversions. Getting visitors to take the plunge. Guiding them down the funnel until BAM. They convert. Mission accomplished. Bring out the bubbly. Except that’s completely wrong.

Digitalization In Industry — Observations From Hannover Messe 2019

Forrester eCommerce

Hannover Messe, the leading global trade fair for everything industrial, offers a great opportunity to feel the pulse of digital momentum in the industrial context.

34% of traffic and 28% of orders for large online fashion retail brands come directly from search and social

Retail Technology Review

34% of traffic, 28% of orders and 26% of the total order value for large online fashion retailers comes directly from search and social sites including Google and Facebook, new global researchsuggests. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Data Capture