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Ecommerce UX: What It Takes to Create the Best User Experience for Your Online Store

BigCommerce

Ecommerce trends continue changing in a breeze. Some trends may only be passing fads, while others may act as a… Ecommerce Marketing

The Cost Of Losing Creativity

Forrester eCommerce

Agencies’ creative perspective, the very currency of the business, is at risk and can only be realized by shifting billions from tech to fund creative differentiation. The value of agency creativity is at risk of disappearing.”

Navigating The WCM Waters: Choosing A Platform That Drives Your Sales

Retail TouchPoints

Deploying a new web content management (WCM) platform for an e-Commerce site may feel like you’ve been thrown into open waters — What kinds of predators lie beneath the surface, How can you stay afloat, and What will it take to succeed?

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Ecommerce Shipping – A Step by Step Guide for 2019

Ecommerce Platforms

Global ecommerce sales are currently topping $3.5 trillion and cumulative data anticipates a 276% increase in global retail over the most recently tracked period. If you’re just starting out your ecommerce business, the first thing to learn is that global sales require global presence.

Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

How Technology Can Help You Create A Winning Product Content Strategy in 2019

BigCommerce

Product content has always been key to standing out on the very cluttered, very competitive digital shelf. Consumers expect an… Ecommerce Technology

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RTP Editors Preview Retail TouchPoints Live! @ RetailX

Retail TouchPoints

In partnership with the brand new RetailX event (the co-location of IRCE, GlobalShop and RFID Journal Live! Retail), Retail TouchPoints is hosting Retail TouchPoints Live! RetailX for the first time June 25-26 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Evolution and Variation with “line & slope” charts in Tableau

Canonicalized

Love line charts? Love slope charts? Why not put them together? In this article, I am going to show you why this is not always a good idea and some good use cases of how they could work well. People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They’re wrong. With computers you make mistakes […]. The post Evolution and Variation with “line & slope” charts in Tableau appeared first on Canonicalized. Analytics Data Visualization Tableau

Microservices and payments: what you need to know

GetElastic

Digital commerce experiences are increasingly stepping outside the bounds of the dot.com website.

How To Improve UX For Employees

Forrester eCommerce

Recently, I attended Rosenfeld Media’s Enterprise Experience Conference, as an input to research I’m conducting about enterprise UX.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

Three Ways Customer Support Is Reshaping Retail

Retail TouchPoints

By Anand Janefalkar, UJET As consumer values and priorities are shifting towards a more multichannel and digital experience, we are watching the retail industry evolve right before our eyes.

260: Introducing The 5 Minute Pitch Podcast Episode 1 With Dawn LaFontaine

My Wife Quit Her Job

The 5 Minute Pitch is a Shark Tank like show where 32 contestants pitch us their business for the chance to win $50,000 in prize money. Think of it like an NCAA style basketball tournament for small companies!

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Apple Pay’s bite of mobile wallets [Infographic]

GetElastic

With 74% of the top 100 US retailers accepting Apple Pay in-store and 24% accepting it through mobile websites and apps, Cupertino’s mobile wallet is a hot topic in digital payments. Our latest infographic explores Apple’s piece of the mobile wallet pie.

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The State Of Social Advertising: Pretty On The Outside, Ugly On The Inside

Forrester eCommerce

On the outside: Social media’s total global advertising spend is expected to balloon to $110 billion by 2022 (with Facebook taking 75% of the global spend market). Social networks are happy. Investors see dollar signs. Marketers feel justified in their spending.

What Type of Links Does Google Really Prefer?

Kissmetrics

We all know that links help rankings. And the more links you build the higher you’ll rank. But does it really work that way? Well, the short answer is links do help with rankings and I have the data to prove it. But, you already know that.

Square POS Review: Everything You Need to Know (June 2019)

Ecommerce Platforms

Need to know more about the Square POS? If you run a physical (brick and mortar) store, then there are few tools more important than your point of sale system. This combination of hardware and software will ensure that you can take payments from customers instantly while updating your inventory too.

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11 ecommerce books to add to your summer reading list

GetElastic

Whether you’re just starting your ecommerce journey or looking to re-strategize your brand – there’s a diligent process of preparation that sets you up for success.

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Waste Not, Want Not: Can Food Tech Help?

Forrester eCommerce

As the saying goes, if we waste now, we might want it later, and regret the waste. Well, it’s even worse that that in the global food system. We waste now, and we want it at the same time. One of the paradoxes around food is that we have both too much and too little […].

Tips for Creating the Perfect Product Recommendation Campaign

Zaius

Customers are fickle. Just because they’ve been buying your products for a while, doesn’t automatically mean that they’ll stay loyal to your brand. You need to keep upping your game by sending them personalized, useful, and relevant marketing messages that make them feel valued.

Exploring The Untapped Territory of Showcase Shopping Ads

Store Growers

During the last couple of years, Google Shopping Ads have become a staple stock for ecommerce stores. They currently account for as much as 70% of non-branded paid clicks on the Google search results for retailers. But Google is facing hard competition from Amazon.

Mistrust around review authenticity sees online shoppers demand human interaction in the ecommerce buying journey

Retail Technology Review

Mistrust around the authenticity of User Generated Content (UGC) and reviews has seen online shoppers placing more value in human interactions in their online buying journeys a new report from iAdvize, the conversational commerce provider, suggests. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Game Of (Rods And) Cones: Will Computer Vision Rule The Enterprise?

Forrester eCommerce

(Jeremy Vale coauthored this post.) Brace yourself: Computer vision is coming. “The Long Night” is finally over, and enterprises see the opportunity more clearly than ever. With AI replacing biological rods and cones, computer vision is now a must-have weapon in every firm’s arsenal.

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Marketing Unboxed: Outdoor Boxes is #DoingThings With Their Marketing

Zaius

In almost any spin, yoga, or zumba class you go to, you’re sure spot someone sporting one of Outdoor Voices ’ signature athleisure looks. The activewear brand makes a statement with their color-blocked leggings and tops that are perfect for both brunch and burpees.

Google Shopping Showcase Ads: Leaky Hole

Store Growers

During the last couple of years, Google Shopping Ads have become a staple stock for ecommerce stores. They currently account for as much as 70% of non-branded paid clicks on the Google search results for retailers. But Google is facing hard competition from Amazon.

Manhattan Associates and BRP Consulting work together to deliver next-generation unified commerce platform

Retail Technology Review

Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced an extended partnership with retail management consulting firm BRP Consulting. The companies, which have been working together since 2016, have now extended their partnership to equip retailers with next-generation omnichannel and point-of-sale solutions that help deliver a seamless, holistic shopping experience. Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

DTC Disruptors Solve Three Escalating Tensions In Consumer Decision Making

Forrester eCommerce

WooCommerce Pricing 2019: The Cost of an Online Store

Ecommerce Platforms

Have you ever wondered about the truth behind Woocommerce pricing ? Is it really free, or are there hidden expenses to consider? Our Woocommerce pricing review tells you everything you need to know. WooCommerce is a free open source plugin designed for WordPress.

11 B2B ecommerce must-haves when it comes to UX

GetElastic

Before any B2B manufacturer or distributor can launch their first digital channel, some difficult questions need to be answered. First and foremost, which core experiences will the ecommerce site deliver.

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67% of e-commerce business are putting off customers with insufficient product images

Retail Technology Review

Online retailers are losing out on additional revenue by not utilising simple methods to capture sales from potential customers, new research has revealed. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

The Future Of Facebook, Inc.: Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain

Forrester eCommerce

Based on the many press inquiries we’ve received at Forrester, the industry is keen on predicting Facebook, Inc.’s s immediate demise. Note: Facebook, Inc. is inclusive of the Facebook app, Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and its other apps, services, and hardware.

Freewebstore Website Builder Review (June 2019)

Ecommerce Platforms

Do you wish you could create a fantastic website , without spending a penny? Introducing Freewebstore, the site that promises business owners they can do just that.

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Neiman Marcus kicks the can down the road. So now what?

Steve Dennis

Last week brought two big pieces of Neiman Marcus news. The day started with the announcement that the company had successfully extended the maturities on some $4.6 billion in debt. Then, a few hours later, Neiman’s reported quarterly results , which were concerning.

Trustonic, Rubean and CCV announce collaboration to develop mPOS solution enabling secure cardholder PIN entry on COTS devices

Retail Technology Review

Mobile security solutions provider Trustonic has announced a partnership with Rubean AG, an established mobile security-focused fintech, and CCV, a European payment solution provider, to develop an mPOS solution that accepts higher value transactions by enabling hardware-protected PIN entry on a range of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) smartphones. Internet Retailing