Why Retailers Should Dust Off The Old Gift Card Strategy

Retail TouchPoints

By Michael Smallwood, Bitmo We’re all familiar with the classic gift card — those plastic little cards of joy that tend to bulge our wallets, and we often forget are even there. displayed the gift card in stores. gift card Michael Smallwood Bitmo personalization

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How to grab maximum benefits of Digital Gift Cards at the eCommerce store?

MakeWebBetter

Time and again you must have read thousands of articles about the benefits of digital gift cards and gift card marketing strategies. But I guess you would be finding your unique question which will answer- “Why should I have a digital gift card program at my store?”

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All you need to run a Successful Gift Card Program

MakeWebBetter

Gift Cards have become a choice of the utmost audience and merchants. Any business owner can embrace a Gift Card program for their business but only a few of those can successfully execute it.

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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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5 Simple Hacks To Uplift Your Sales And Loyalty Program Using Gift Cards

MakeWebBetter

Are gift cards only for Holidays and seasonal sales? Explore your options and uses of gift cards to uplift your sales and loyalty program. The post 5 Simple Hacks To Uplift Your Sales And Loyalty Program Using Gift Cards appeared first on MakeWebBetter.

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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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‘Tis the Season for Gift Purchases in Your Checkout

FastSpring

A significant portion of these increased sales stems from gift purchases—when someone purchases a digital product with the intention of giving it to another individual. Follow along as we cover: The gift purchase experience for buyers. How to Purchase a Gift.

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A Gift to You: The Ecommerce Holiday Playbook

FastSpring

The post A Gift to You: The Ecommerce Holiday Playbook appeared first on FastSpring. The holiday season is coming up and now is the time to prepare your company for success.

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Know How to Plan for Black Friday Deals in 2019

MakeWebBetter

Before anybody could start with their black friday deals, online-shopping retailer-Amazon releases daily deals at every hour. Not only that, to celebrate the biggest day of the year for retailers, Amazon pushes exclusive offers and deep discounts through ‘Countdown to Black Friday’.

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Get sale ready with Holiday Sale Calendar

MakeWebBetter

When talking about e-commerce marketing ideas. It becomes mandatory to pitch sales according to the holiday calendar. So here I present the most needed holiday sale calendar of 2019. But firstly, I would like to share some sales stats which might help and excel your business this e-commerce holidays.

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Kibo’s Second Annual Holiday Gift Guide

Kibo

The post Kibo’s Second Annual Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on The Omni Channel Here at Kibo we are honored to work with amazing clients who offer […].

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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9 Easy and Effective Holiday Newsletter Ideas

Omnisend

Marketing Tips Ecommerce Email Marketing Gift Box Holiday Newsletter Design Scratch CardThe holiday season is just around the corner. The most magical time of year for kids and retailers is about to start.

9 Easy and Effective Holiday Newsletter Ideas

Omnisend

Marketing Tips Ecommerce Email Marketing Gift Box Holiday Newsletter Design Scratch CardThe holiday season is just around the corner. The most magical time of year for kids and retailers is about to start.

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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5 Tips To Explode Your WooCommerce Store Sales

MakeWebBetter

eCommerce Upsell WooCommerce bogo Boost sales ecommerce conversions ecommerce marketing ideas eCommerce stores gift cards increase eCommerce sales points and rewards return and exchange woocommerce sale woocommerce store woocommerce store salesDo you own a WooCommerce store?

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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18 Newsletter Templates and Tips on Performance

Omnisend

Inspiration Gift Box Interactive Emails Newsletter Design Newsletter Templates Scratch CardStrong brands stick to consistency. The product packaging, promotions, social media – everything has to be in line with brand identity. That’s exactly what makes a brand recognizable and strong.

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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How To Strategize Your Pre/Post Holiday Sales Promotion Activities

MakeWebBetter

eCommerce customer lifetime value customer loyalty program holiday business holiday gifts holiday sales promotion holiday season loyal customers post-season sales pre-season sales sales promotion activitiesHow do you say Happy Vacations to your Loyal Customers?

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Automate and Optimize: How to Improve Your Fulfillment for the Holidays

BigCommerce

The holidays are the busiest time of the year for direct-to-consumer brands, as gift givers continue to do more shopping… Holiday Ideas & Strategies fulfillment holiday

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.

The Holiday Season, 2019: AD&D Leaders Should Test Customer-Facing Applications Ahead Of The Holiday Season To Guarantee Performance During Peak Trading

Forrester eCommerce

I don’t know about you but the Holiday Season still always finds me personally unprepared with a huge list of gifts still to find well into December. There’s less excuse for retail AD&D professionals to be so forgetful. This blog offers retail AD&D leaders simple, actionable advice to ensure successful holiday trading. Look to continuous […]. age of the customer

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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.