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Don’t Risk Holiday Season Sales: How to Protect Your E-Commerce Store From Data Disasters

Retail TouchPoints

By Mike Potter, Rewind The holiday shopping season and Black Friday/Cyber Monday (BF/CM) have a significant impact on annual retail sales and can determine whether retailers turn a profit for the year.

Does Drop Shipping Work for Established eCommerce Brands?


What do Amazon, Wayfair and Zappos have in common? They all skyrocketed their business thanks to drop shipping. But while Amazon and Wayfair continue to grow using this supply chain management method, Zappos was quick to turn its back on it. Drop shipping isn’t for everyone.

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Ultimate Ecommerce Holiday Guide: Monthly Checklist for Online Retailers


The holiday shopping season is crucial to ecommerce success, but it's so busy! Read our monthly checklist to stay prepared and on schedule for optimal results. The post Ultimate Ecommerce Holiday Guide: Monthly Checklist for Online Retailers appeared first on Ecomdash. Holidays

Brexit’s Impact on Business and Ecommerce Shops: How To Sell With Brexit


On June 23, 2016, United Kingdom voters sent shockwaves around the world by voting to leave the European Union in… International Ecommerce

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

Is a premium loyalty program right for you?

Customer Communications Group

Increasingly, consumers see basic loyalty program perks as entitlements rather than rewards. A fee-based loyalty program could take your program to the next level without breaking the budget — and help your brand stand above the competition. The post Is a premium loyalty program right for you?

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How 5G will revolutionise retail payments

Retail Technology Review

Retail has increasingly become a mobile function to meet the needs of a constantly on-the-go consumer base, especially with the rise in popularity of mobile E- wallets. The introduction of 5G will only enhance innovations in retail technology and in turn, benefit the consumer. Critical Issues Data Capture Internet Retailing

In The Retail Renaissance, Omnichannel Is The Mona Lisa

Retail TouchPoints

By Geoffroy Martin, Criteo With two months left in 2019, there is plenty of evidence that retail’s doomsday is indeed upon us. Store closures abound — Q1 2019 saw more brick-and-mortar shutdowns than the entirety of 2018.

Beware The Automation Paradox

Forrester eCommerce

In 1983, Lisanne Bainbridge (a researcher at the University of Reading in the UK) wrote the following prescient words, in her widely-cited paper “Ironies of Automation”: “by taking away the easy parts of [the] task, automation can make the difficult parts of the human operator’s task more difficult.” In other words, automate all the easy […]. age of the customer

The Ultimate List of Free SEO Tools


Who says you have to spend money to get more traffic? For today’s blog post, I thought it would be fun to break down all of the free SEO tools. Sure you may know of some, like Ubersuggest , but there are many more options than just my own tool.

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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.

The Empowered Marketer: A Different Kind of Diamond With Adelle Archer of Eterneva


Ashes to ashes and dust to…diamonds? Eterneva is making it possible for those in mourning to memorialize their loved ones in an everlasting way — by turning cremated ashes into diamonds.

The History and Evolution of Retail Stores: From Mom and Pop to Online Shops


For nearly as long as people have existed, they have been sharing, bartering, selling, and consuming resources. To trace the… Ecommerce Research

A Simple Recipe To Calculate How Much Value For Customers Your Firm Delivers (And To Find Critical Gaps)

Forrester eCommerce

Are you trying to understand how much value you deliver to customers? In my research on value for customers, I came across an interesting method called potential gain in value (PGV). I want to share it with you because PGV gives you a simple way to approximate the value delivered.

3 debunked myths about dropshipping


Chances are you’ve heard about the brilliance of dropshipping – the ability to run an online store without keeping inventory. However, if you’ve heard about the brilliance of it, you’ve also most likely heard why dropshipping is a bad idea.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

As high street shops close, retailers also fail to control online customer churn

Retail Technology Review

A recent survey of 500 retailers sponsored by Eggplant, the digital experience specialist, revealed the pressures facing online digital teams in advance of busy retail season. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Selling on Online Marketplaces: Best Platforms for Selling Your Products


If you really want to expand your ecommerce business, online marketplaces are a must. But to reach this level of… Omnichannel Strategies

Key Takeaways And Our Take On Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Forrester eCommerce

Allen Bonde and I chat about key takeaways and our take on the recent Oracle OpenWorld 2019 event. age of the customer

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5 ways to boost sales on Amazon


Selling on Amazon isn’t always an easy task – learning how Amazon works and how to make your products sell is all part of the game when it comes to being an Amazon seller. You can use many different methods to figure out how to fix anything that might be wrong with your listings.

Square for Restaurants POS Review (2019)

Ecommerce Platforms

Square is a brand that you're sure to be familiar with if you've ever considered running your own mobile or eCommerce business.

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The History and Evolution of Retail Stores: From Mom and Pop to Online Shops


For nearly as long as people have existed, they have been sharing, bartering, selling, and consuming resources. To trace the… Ecommerce Research

The Impact Of Brexit On CISOs

Forrester eCommerce

Today we see some signs of optimism from the EU and the UK about the potential to conclude a withdrawal agreement following private talks between the UK and Ireland yesterday.

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Email and postal mail combination doubles abandoned basket reactivation – reveals latest study from Go Inspire Group

Retail Technology Review

Go Inspire Group have just launched a revealing new report providing evidence that the combination of email and postal mail can double reactivation of abandoned baskets compared to email reactivation activity alone. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Square for Retail Review (2019) – Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

Square is one of the best-known solutions in the world for small business eCommerce, mobile selling, and backend business management.

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10 eBay Selling Tips from Crazily Successful Sellers


With 1.2 billion listings on eBay, sellers have a lot to compete with when vying for the attention of eBay’s 182 million active buyers.

CEO Departure Gives SAP The Chance To Refocus On Customer Priorities — But Also Brings Risks

Forrester eCommerce

Last night, SAP’s CEO of the past 9-plus years, Bill McDermott, announced his plan to resign.

Forging your own transformation path: a Savant eCommerce London recap


For two days in September, I had the honor of hosting the memorable Savant eCommerce. Apart from the excellent venue on the 28th floor along the Thames in London, I also had the opportunity to get to know various organizations.

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Need a Shipping Solution? Consider Pitney Bowes’ SendPro Online

Ecommerce Platforms

If you need a shipping solution, then Pitney Bowes’ SendPro Online could be the software for you, especially if you’re a smaller or medium-sized business. Intrigued? Continue reading this SendPro Online review for more info. Let's dive in! Who's Pitney Bowes?

A Decade of Data Quality 


Since 2009, Webbula has pursued a singular passion for truth in data. A passion that drives everything we do and every decision we make. Our clients have come to rely. The post A Decade of Data Quality appeared first on Webbula.

Citizens Challenge 2019: Driving Innovation In Banking

Forrester eCommerce

Hackathons can be an excellent way for financial services firms to round out their innovation portfolios. Innovation events like these can help address changing consumer needs and behaviors, as well as competitors’ responses to them.