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10 retail trends to watch in 2022

Retail Dive

2021 upended some trends and accelerated others. What will 2022 bring for retailers

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5 Steps to Build Seamless Omnichannel Shopping Experiences | Salsify

Salsify

Modern consumers are shopping across channels at their convenience, any time, and anywhere. They’re using multiple sources to research product information, such as in-store displays, retailer websites, online review sites, marketplaces, and social media.

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How to Perform Technical SEO Audit of Your Ecommerce Website using SE Ranking

Ecommerce Platforms

38% of retailer traffic comes from organic search.

The 5 Most Popular Remarkable Retail Podcast Episodes of Season 3

Steve Dennis

It’s hard to believe that my co-host (and producer) Michael Leblanc and I have shipped nearly 60 episodes of the Remarkable Retail Podcast in just over 15 months.

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

Pay Per Click Advertising Platforms You Need In 2022

Groove

Let 2022 to be your year with pay per click advertising. Pay Per Click Advertising Platforms You Need In 2022.

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Jingsourcing Review – Is This China Sourcing Company Worth Using?

My Wife Quit Her Job

If you are looking to source private label products from China, then using a China sourcing agent like Jingsourcing can save you time and money. A China sourcing agent is an individual or company that specializes in helping you find a supplier for your products.

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Exclusive Q&A: The 9 Themes Shaping the Future of DTC

Retail Touch

2021 was a critical year for the direct-to-consumer (DTC) space. With consumers’ rapid shift to ecommerce channels, DTC players had to navigate surges in demand and effectively compete against a broader landscape that included their startup peers but also omnichannel behemoths.

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Holiday spending slowed in December but remained above 2020 levels, data shows

Retail Dive

Earlier shopping and the omicron variant shifted spending patterns in the season's home stretch, but sales were still robust, analyses show

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386: What Sucked In 2021 What Went Well With Our Businesses With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today I’m doing a solo episode to wrap up 2021! I talk about what went well in 2021 and what didn’t work well. I’m also discuss my family life, what’s been on my mind and what’s in store for 2022 for both Bumblebee Linens and My Wife Quit Her Job. Enjoy the episode!

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ShipBots Review: A Family-owned, Highly-flexible Ecommerce Fulfillment Company

Ecommerce Platforms

ShipBots is an order fulfillment service for ecommerce stores with standard storage and shipping needs. It also offers unique fulfillment options for subscription boxes, retail, Amazon FBA prep, merchandise, and apparel.

How to Address the Needs of the Next Generation of e-Commerce Customers

Speaker: Jenn VandeZande, Head of Digital Engagement Strategy at SAP Customer Experience | Beth Scott, VP, Business Operations - Supply Chain | Nikki Grigsby, PHR, Chief Operations Officer at Syndigo | Levana Wang, Content Creator, Gen Z Expert

Join Jenn VandeZande, Beth Scott, Nikki Grigsby and Levana Wang for this insightful and topical conversation on the modernization of e-commerce tech.

What Recommerce can Teach Retailers About New Consumer Behaviors and Future-Proofing Sales

Retail Touch

As retailers have struggled to navigate changes in consumer behavior and economic uncertainty brought on by the pandemic, one area has seen continued growth: recommerce. This trend involves brands reselling previously owned products at a discount — and it’s caught on quickly.

Why so many DTC brands are into activewear

Retail Dive

Whether they launched in the space or expanded into it, DTC brands are taking advantage of athleisure's continued popularity to fuel their businesses

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24 Dos and Don'ts of Customer Service by Personality Style

Retail Doc

Personality styles have fascinated salespeople since the Greeks first identified them as the Four Temperaments.

HubSpot vs ActiveCampaign: Battle of the CRMs

Ecommerce Platforms

When it comes to the best marketing software to help you manage your customer experience, there are two major players in town: HubSpot and ActiveCampaign. .

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!

Reports: Starbucks to Require COVID-19 Vaccination or Tests for All Employees

Retail Touch

Starbucks will reportedly require its U.S. employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing, according to media reports from outlets including The Wall Street Journal , CNBC and CNN. The restaurant chain set a deadline of Feb.

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Report: Over a third of shoppers plan to return a gift this season

Retail Dive

Holiday sales were expected to surge this year, which could also spell higher returns for retailers now that the season is over

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Top Barriers to Composable Commerce and How to Overcome Them

GetElastic

The Composable Commerce approach is the way forward for businesses looking to transform their eCommerce user experiences quickly, efficiently, and with reduced risk.

Ecommerce Lately January 2022

ecomdash

Amazon app drops in rankings, eBay may switch up its affiliate program, and 2021 holiday season continues to prove ecommerce success. The post Ecommerce Lately January 2022 appeared first on Ecomdash. Ecommerce News Trending Topics

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5 Factors to Consider When Comparing 3PLs

Where are you on the Journey to Real-Time Personalization?

Retail Touch

We’re well past the point of personalized consumer experiences simply being “nice to have.” Consumers don’t just want personalized experiences — they expect them.

L.L. Bean to close Tysons Corner store in Northern Virginia

Retail Dive

The apparel seller couldn't reach an agreement with its landlord at the mall, where its store is an anchor

How Implementing Unified Carts Can Enhance Your eCommerce Strategy

GetElastic

In a world where consumers are easily distracted and utilize many different touch points prior to completing a purchase, it is imperative that brands ensure consumers’ checkout process is as seamless as possible.

How Marketers Can Use Zero-Party Data to Improve the Customer Experience

SheerID

Customers will share personal information in exchange for something they value. Learn how to create this exchange and build customer loyalty. Blog Posts

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.

Bed Bath & Beyond to Close 37 Stores, Launch New Private Label items at buybuy BABY

Retail Touch

Bed Bath & Beyond has released a list of 37 stores slated for closure in 2022 as it approaches completion of its 2020 plan to shutter 200 underperforming locations. The affected shops are located across 19 states, including seven in New York, five in California and four in Washington.

Office Depot parent to sell CompuCom unit for $305M

Retail Dive

The company signed a deal to unload its IT services unit for less than a third of what it paid for it in 2017 as ODP Corp. works to split in two

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Inside Elastic Path: A Look at 2021

GetElastic

2021 was a year of tremendous growth for our organization.

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Google Acquisition Of Siemplify Is A Knockout Punch For Standalone SOAR

Forrester Digital Transformation

With this move, the SIEM has irrevocably been altered to s more holistic security analytics platform, incorporating SIEM, SOAR, and SUBA in a single offering. Age of the Customer Cybersecurity Security Operations Security Vendors promoted

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.

Container Store Buys Closet Works for $21.5M to Add Wood-Based Products

Retail Touch

The Container Store has acquired Chicago-based home storage solutions and closet organization company Closet Works for $21.5 million as it looks to expand its manufacturing capabilities and design customization offerings.

Walmart aims to expand in-home delivery to 30M US households this year

Retail Dive

The retailer will hire more than 3,000 delivery drivers and build a fleet of fully electric vans as it grows the premium service

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Seven Key Technologies For Retailers In 2022 

Retail Minded

Retail marketing has never been the same, especially with the changes brought about by the pandemic. These significant changes in the digital and marketing spaces altered customer expectations, shopping processes, and online experiences.

Déjà vu: Don’t let AIOps be CMDB All Over Again!

Forrester Digital Transformation

In February of 2009, Glenn O’Donnell (VP, Research Director) and I co-authored the CMDB Imperative when ITIL and ITSM were all the rage.

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.