Five Tips For Maximizing Holiday Gift Card Sales

Retail TouchPoints

Considering that the average number of physical gift cards purchased per consumer has increased over the last three years from 4.7 Invest in incentives: Besides making a perfect present, gift cards can also help encourage additional spending.

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‘Tis The Season For Gift Giving…But Will Experiences Win Out In The Long Run?

Retail TouchPoints

Nearly seven in 10 Americans (69%) said they would skip exchanging gifts this holiday season if their friends and family agreed to it, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of SunTrust Banks. For those born without the gifting “gene,” we need all the help we can get.

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Should Struggling Retailers Gift Execs With Massive Holiday Bonuses?

Retail TouchPoints

Last week, Toys ‘R’ Us won U.S. bankruptcy court approval to pay its top 17 executives $14 million in incentive bonuses. Judge Keith Phillips of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Va., signed off on the bonuses following lengthy arguments from attorney Lynn Kohen on behalf of the U.S.

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Customers Demand Flexible Gift Card Options this Holiday Season

Kibo

With roughly 80% of consumers expecting to buy gift cards this holiday season, […]. The post Customers Demand Flexible Gift Card Options this Holiday Season appeared first on The Omni Channel. eCommerce Uncategorized gift card promotion Holiday eCommerce

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Crafts, Gifts & Non-Profit Ecommerce Site Design

BigCommerce

At Man Crates, we believe men deserve better giftsgifts that are just as exciting to give as they are to receive. Gifts you can’t wait to arrive because you know the recipient will love opening them. The gifts of water cooler legend! Out of the Box Gift Themes.

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Big Freeze prompts flurry of festive gift buying online

Retail Technology Review

Widespread snow and sub-zero temperatures across the UK prompted an early flurry of online festive gift buying, with searches around 'Christmas gifts' up 12% week-on-week*, according to data from Summit, specialists in online retailing

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How-To Boost Your Ecommerce Holiday Sales with Gift Finders

ecomdash

To address this issue, a number of online retailers are starting to offer interactive gift guides and finders. Gift finders engage shoppers by asking a few questions about the gift recipient, and immediately providing them with gift ideas. Creating your gift finder.

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The 2016 eCommerceFuel Holiday Gift Guide

eCommerceFuel

New post from eCommerceFuel : For a third year in a row, we’re back with the ultimate holiday gift guide so you can shop right here from the wonderful stores that make up our eCommerceFuel community. We’ve got some great gift ideas for everyone on your list!

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For Personalization Success this Holiday Season, Unwrap the Gift of Data.

Kibo

The post For Personalization Success this Holiday Season, Unwrap the Gift of Data. There’s no time like the holidays to prove the time- and money-saving potential […]. appeared first on The Omni Channel

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Deliver the Goods: Evolution of the Gift Guide

Bronto

If leveraged correctly, gift guides can get your business a big piece of the holiday pie. The post Deliver the Goods: Evolution of the Gift Guide appeared first on Bronto Blog.

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How to Use Gift Cards as a Marketing Tool to Increase Conversion Rates

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Gift cards aren’t just a product, they’re a powerful marketing tool you can use to increase your conversion rates, you just need to know how to use them. The post How to Use Gift Cards as a Marketing Tool to Increase Conversion Rates appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce. Conversion Optimization Strategy & Analytics

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Gift cards big for Christmas: Top 10 products sold on Amazon in December

Jumpshot

Gift card and Echo Dot sales drove a 30 percent month-over-month increase in the volume of US consumers that purchased a top ten product on Amazon in December. In December, these two Amazon-brand products fell one slot in the list, while Amazon gift cards rose to first place.

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Real-Time Personalization: The Gift That Helps Gift Giving

Dynamic Yield

Here's how real-time personalization can help shoppers find gifts for friends and family during the holiday shopping season. The post Real-Time Personalization: The Gift That Helps Gift Giving appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

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Real-Time Personalization: The Gift That Helps Gift Giving

Dynamic Yield

Here's how real-time personalization can help shoppers find gifts for friends and family during the holiday shopping season. The post Real-Time Personalization: The Gift That Helps Gift Giving appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

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Weebly Website of the Month: Glow Gifts

Weebly

If you want a gift that captures the essence of the hip city of Portland, Oregon, there's no better place to turn than Glow Gifts. The brainchild of entrepreneur Courtney Kennedy, Glow Gifts offers hand-picked gift packages featuring Portland's finest artisan products.

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How To Double Your Gift Card Sales

Springboard Retail

44% / Consumers who said they were more likely to visit a store they would not have gone to otherwise because of a gift card. 52% / Consumers who said they were likely to visit a store more often because of gift card. 75% / Consumers who spend more than the value of their gift card. $38 38 / Average overspend per gift card transaction. It's pretty clear that gift cards are a win-win for both retailers and their customers!

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Stocking the top gifts of 2017: A retail Christmas story

Bamboo Rose

‘Twas months before Black Friday, most were at the beach Sourcing managers were scurrying – not enough coffee in reach What would be the top gifts? The post Stocking the top gifts of 2017: A retail Christmas story appeared first on Bamboo Rose.

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How Macy’s, Saks and Nordstrom Are Putting a Personalized Twist on Holiday Gift Guides

Sailthru

But this holiday season, Macy’s, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue are solving that challenge with a personalized twist on gift guides. Gift guides are a great way to make recommendations, a must this time of year. Nordstrom’s gift guide goes far more granular than “him” and “her.”

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The Ultimate Weebly Holiday Gift Guide

Weebly

Need some last minute gift ideas this holiday season? Check out the top curated holiday gifts we discovered after searching through thousands of online stores. Look no further than the hand crafted products designed and sold by members of the Weebly community.

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Custom Gift Cards: Creative Ideas for Black Friday & Cyber Monday Rush

Weebly

Black Friday and the Cyber Monday rush are the perfect times to get creative with Weebly's Custom Gift Cards. The holiday is an ideal time to introduce a new product like custom gift cards. Here's why gift cards are so effective and how you can take advantage of them.

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Custom Gift Cards: Creative Ideas for Black Friday & Cyber Monday Rush

Weebly

Black Friday and the Cyber Monday rush are the perfect times to get creative with Weebly's Custom Gift Cards. The holiday is an ideal time to introduce a new product like custom gift cards. Here's why gift cards are so effective and how you can take advantage of them.

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Social Media Q4 Earnings Roundup: Holiday Ads + Mystery User Numbers

Forrester eCommerce

Q4 2018 proved yet again that advertisers ramp up their media budgets in Q4 to get consumers to buy those holiday gifts. Ad Revenue “It’s every bit as certain as death and taxes.” Meet Joe Black, 1998). And I’d add “holiday advertising.”

Emphasize Emotion In Your Holiday Customer Service

Forrester eCommerce

As the holidays approach and the post-holiday return rush quickly follows, a few things will occur simultaneously: hundreds of millions of customers will make purchases, total holiday retail sales will push the $720 billion mark, and millions more will send odd, ill-fitting, or unwanted gifts […]. This blog post is part of Forrester’s Holiday 2018 retail series.

Seriously Silly Socks: Personalization + pick, pack, ship simplification.

BigCommerce

Many of our socks are bought as gifts and our product range includes a lot of gift boxes designed for this purpose. We have 3 types of gift box: Branded boxes containing 3/4 pairs of socks that have been packed by one of the sock brands. Why they won.

Bidali integrates Enjin Coin into payment gateway enabling seamless Liquidity and real-time payments

Retail Technology Review

Bidali, Canada’s first regulated crypto-payment processor and online gift card retailer, has announced the integration of Enjin Coin (ENJ) as a method of payment across their ecosystem, in a move to offer seamless liquidity and real-time payments to gamers.

Targeting the Last Minute Shopper

UpSellIt

Shopping for last minute gifts can be an arduous process. Shoppers can often feel a sense of hopelessness as they hurriedly search for suitable gifts. A recent study found that 40% of consumers wait until the last minute to find gifts for friends and family.

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Retailer Finds Savings in Carrier Costs

Retail TouchPoints

The Very Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Emails of 2018

Zaius

Le Creuset highlights free shipping as its main Black Friday discount, as well as offering a free gift, but only if you spend $200. Ball and Buck continues that community theme with the promise of free gifts for people attending its Small Business Saturday event.

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Engaging Strategies to Heat Up Your Summer Marketing

UpSellIt

Too Hot to Miss: Get a Free Gift When You Shop Our Summer Sale”. The average wedding guest spends over $800 on the occasion, including travel, accommodations, clothing, and gifts. What’s more, most attendees spend between $100 – $200 on a wedding gift. Summer is here!

Christmas Comes Early: Five ecommerce tools retailers need to implement in July to be ready for the festive season

Retail Technology Review

Considering that 26% of UK consumers begin hunting for the perfect Christmas gifts come August, July would seem like the ideal time to prepare By Chris Boaz, Head of Marketing at PCA Predict (a GBG Company). Retailers around the UK know that summer is the ideal time to begin the build-up to the Christmas season. When should they start though?

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50+ Father’s Day Email Subject Lines for eCommerce

eCommerce Training Academy

Gifts he truly deserves this Father’s Day. Send a Gift to Dad in Time – Order Before 12 PM PST. Shop Our Father’s Day Gift Guide. All Bets on Him – Gifts Ideas for Father’s Day. Order Your Personalized Gifts For Dad By Sunday.

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Engaging Easter Email Marketing Messages

Bronto

About 60% of Easter shoppers plan to purchase gifts, and half plan to buy. Every holiday is an opportunity for retailers to connect with shoppers, and Easter is no different. The post Engaging Easter Email Marketing Messages appeared first on Bronto Blog. Email Marketing Holiday Marketing

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Who Are The Leading Retail & Beauty Brands For Teens? [New Data]

CPC Strategy

In CPC Strategy’s 2018 Holiday Forecast Study we predicted that Gen Z (roughly 18- to 24-year-olds) would spend 21% more on gifts this. Read More. The post Who Are The Leading Retail & Beauty Brands For Teens? New Data] appeared first on Retail Performance Marketing Blog - CPC Strategy. Ecommerce

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The 15 Best St. Patrick’s Day Emails (Updated for 2019)

Bronto

Patrick’s Day isn’t a gift-giving holiday doesn’t mean you can’t use the holiday spirit to connect with your customers and encourage them to shop. Just because St. The post The 15 Best St. Patrick’s Day Emails (Updated for 2019) appeared first on Bronto Blog. Email Marketing Holiday Marketing

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Mother’s Day Marketing Tips for Online Retailers

ecomdash

Make a Mother’s Day Gift Shop. Your Mother’s Day gift shop should have gift ideas for all the different types of mothers people buy gifts for (mothers, stepmothers, wives, daughters, sisters, aunts, friends, etc.). Make a Mother’s Day Gift Guide.

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Explore your Hidden Talent to Online World !

Ecommerce Guru

Talent is what one has the ability to work on with natural gift by God. Talent in India: In the. The post Explore your Hidden Talent to Online World ! appeared first on Ecommerce Guru - Free Ecommerce Support, Help Desk, eCommerce Learning Free From Certified Partner. Ecommerce Guru ecomm-guru

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Holiday Readiness Series: Take Your Social Strategy to the Next Level

Retail TouchPoints

There’s no better time than now to get your social strategy ready for the gift-buying rush. Shoppers want brands to be just as social as they are — whether to help address issues or find the perfect gifts.

The 4 types of emails that convert best during the holidays

Klaviyo

Gift card emails. The gift that no one ever returns, always fits, and can be delivered in mere moments? Sure some find them not personal, but for the masses who don’t know what to get their 14-year-old niece Stephanie or odd Uncle Bob, gift cards are a life saver.

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7 Examples of the Best Shopping Apps in 2019

CPC Strategy

Just need help finding those holiday gifts on the go? Thinking of launching (or re-launching) your store’s online shopping app? We’ve got you. Read More. The post 7 Examples of the Best Shopping Apps in 2019 appeared first on Retail Performance Marketing Blog - CPC Strategy. Ecommerce

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My Exact Abandoned Cart Email Sequence And How To Recover Lost Sales From Your Shop

My Wife Quit Her Job

One time, I was shopping for my wife’s anniversary gift online when I was rudely interrupted by screams from my kids downstairs. Whenever I shop online, I like to comparison shop before I buy most things.