Online Retail In Southeast Asia Is Expected To Reach $53 Billion By 2023

Forrester eCommerce

Of these, 272 million (47%) are online and 144 million will make purchases online in 2018, making the region a magnet for investment by online retailers and venture capital firms. We expect B2C online retail in Southeast Asia […].

3 Augmented Reality Uses for Online Retailers

ecomdash

Technology is changing the way we shop online. One of the biggest and most innovative trends of the future will be the increasing use of augmented reality (AR) by retailers. Here are 3 augmented reality uses for online retailers.

Announcing Forrester’s Latest Latin America Online Retail Forecast

Forrester eCommerce

According to Forrester's recently published forecast, online retail sales in Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico (the region's three largest markets) will reach $30.9 online retail. Argentina Brazil Latin America Mexico eBusiness Strategy eCommerce eCommerce Forecast online retail

ChannelSale Attends IRCE 2018—Pledges To Redefine Online Retail Industry

ChannelSale

In recent times, annually held IRCE (Internet Retailer Conference + Exhibition) has become a hallmark of excellence and inventiveness in the e-commerce industry that online sellers around the world participate in. Internet Retailer Conference IRCE 2018 Online Retail Industry

Clicks to Bricks: Online Retailers Expand Into Physical Stores

OrderDynamics

Clicks to Bricks: Online Retailers Expand into Physical Stores. Over the past few years, a number of online retailers have expanded their digital-native presence into physical retail. Three Tips for Online Retailers Expanding into Brick and Mortar.

Ecommerce Apps to Make Online Retailing Easier

ecomdash

Ecommerce apps you need to make online retailing easier, to save you time while increasing revenue, and to help you tackle business operations. The post Ecommerce Apps to Make Online Retailing Easier appeared first on ecomdash.

The Latin American Economy Is Slowing Down Online Retail Market Growth

Forrester eCommerce

Online retail in Latin America faces a number of challenges: a troubling economy, rising unemployment, high inflation, and regulatory and infrastructure problems. The recently published Forrester Research Online Retail Forecast, 2015 To 2020 (Latin America) explores the impact of all of these factors. online retail. Data Insights Latin America eCommerce online retail

Which online retailers had the best Black Friday prices?

Profitero

By all accounts, the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend lived up to its hype, especially in terms of the online shopping boom. During the extended Black Friday weekend (which we defined as Nov 21 – 26, 2018), eCommerce sales topped the charts and online sales records were broken. online retail sales on Thanksgiving Day reached $3.7 YoY growth from 2017 — accounting for the biggest online sales day ever! less expensive than retailers carrying the same items.

6 International Holidays Online Retailers Should Capitalize On

ecomdash

As the ecommerce industry continues to grow globally, international shopping holidays can help boost sales overseas for US retailers. By identifying those major holidays, seasons, and events in other countries, you can open the door to a global online presence.

Managing increasing customer demand proving difficult for online retailers

Retail Technology Review

Online retailers need greater automation in the warehouse to help meet delivery schedules during peak periods and to improve customer service, shows independent market research from Conveyor Networks. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Is Vertically Integrated Ecommerce The Future of Online Retail?

ecomdash

Amazon is the paradigmatic horizontal ecommerce retailer, selling just about everything that can be sold to consumers. Of course, Amazon does have competitors, many of which parlayed existing brick-and-mortar dominance and brand recognition into online sales.

21+ eCommerce Conferences in 2018 for Online Retailers

eCommerce Training Academy

Unlike other lists online, this list focuses only on eCommerce. Sellers Conference for Online Entrepreneurs. Online Retailer Conference & Ecommerce Expo. Retail’s Digital Summit SHOP.org. National Retail Federation. Internet Retailing Expo.

Blockchain group in UK launch to disrupt online retail

Retail Technology Review

Blamed for the death of the High Street, online shopping giants face their own disruption from artificial intelligence (AI) driven retailers, according to a new e-commerce platform scheduled to launch in the UK

6 Customer Review Tools for Online Retailers

Prisync

In today’s online world, we are competing in a very competitive environment. Online shoppers have thousands of choices and your competitors are ready to steal them from you. Yotpo’s beautifully designed in-mail form enable online shoppers to leave the reviews effectively.

What Does Wayfair Court Ruling Mean for Online Retailers?

ecomdash

What does this Wayfair court ruling mean for online retailers? It harms brick-and-mortar retailers because there is not a of the unlevel playing field. Several online retailers including Wayfair, Newegg, and Overstock.com argued that the law was unconstitutional.

5 Labor Day Marketing Tips For Online Retailers

ecomdash

The post 5 Labor Day Marketing Tips For Online Retailers appeared first on ecomdash. Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. Plan ahead this year and use these Labor Day marketing tips for your ecommerce business. Read more.

Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips for Online Retailers

ecomdash

The post Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips for Online Retailers appeared first on ecomdash. Valentine’s Day isn’t just about paper cards and teddy bears – it is a major consumer holiday with the potential to give you a bump in sales after the post-Christmas ecommerce lull. From social and email campaigns to sales promotions, there are many ways to promote your products for the holiday. Read more.

Reality Check: Amazon’s 1-Click for all online retailers?

Retail Technology Review

On 11th September 2017, 20 years after its launch, the patent for the 1-Click service from Amazon expires

New online retail tool ‘proven to optimise sales in record time’

Retail Technology Review

Optiseller is a new online retail tool which reviews over 50m products each week

Do’s and Don’ts of Facebook Advertising for Online Retailers

ecomdash

The post Do’s and Don’ts of Facebook Advertising for Online Retailers appeared first on ecomdash. With over 2.07 billion active users across the globe, Facebook is the most popular social media platform out there.

Why A Tax Law Change In Australia Could Impact Online Revenues For US Online Retailers

Forrester eCommerce

In August 2015, the Australian government announced an impending change to their tax structure that will impact online retailers serving the market via international shipping. Today, Australian consumers can import up to A$1,000 duty-free when they buy from a foreign retailer. The A$1,000 duty-free exemption is known as the low value threshold (LVT) and it has driven a large cross-border shopping habit among online shoppers in Australia.

Predictions 2019: Retailers Must Invest In Digital To Navigate Change And Foster Loyalty

Forrester eCommerce

Digital is the rocket fuel for retail’s growth. But that growth requires retailers and brands to keep up — and step up — how quickly they evolve in terms of people, processes, products, and more.

Four Things You Must Do Right Now To Rock Your 2018 Holiday

Forrester eCommerce

As for online sales specifically last year, Forrester projected $129 billion in the US and €54 billion in Europe. As a retailer with substantial revenue at stake, you’ve made your merchandise buys, allocated your marketing dollars, and feverishly analyzed […].

What To Expect On Singles’ Day 2018

Forrester eCommerce

Singles’ Day, the world’s largest online shopping festival, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. artificial intelligence (AI) B2C marketing chief marketing officer (CMO) ebusiness strategy Holiday 2018 online retail retailThere’s no doubt that we will see another record-smashing year, although gross merchandise volume (GMV) will no longer be the highlight.

To Thrive In Retail, Obsess About Your Customers And Invest In Your Associates

Forrester eCommerce

Forrester’s CX Index research shows that, year on year, retail performance is still not reaching levels of “excellence.” Instead retailer performance clusters around the “okay” level. There are of course bright sparks, with retailers like John Lewis out performing peers but even they are only reaching “good.” So what is holding retailers back from reaching […]. age of the customer customer experience online retail retail Customer Experience (CX) digital retail

Is A Subscription Business Model Better for Online Retailers?

Lemonstand

A 2016 study from Hitwise Retail 500 noted that visits to subscription box websites grew almost 3,000% from 2013 to 2016, representing tremendous opportunity for both brick-and-mortar retailers and traditional eCommerce. Traditional Retail with Subscription Options.

Highlights Of Another Record-Smashing Singles’ Day

Forrester eCommerce

B2C ecommerce B2C marketing ecommerce global ecommerce online retail retailI was in Shanghai last weekend to witness the largest 11.11 ever in history. Alibaba breaks another record with 2018 GMV reaching RMB213.5 billion ($30.8 billion), 27% higher than last year’s RMB168.3 billion ($25.3 billion). I’m excited to share some of the event highlights here: Stay tuned for the post-event report on Singles’ Day 2018.

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Forrester Retail Wave: European Retailers Are Raising The Bar For Mobile App Experiences

Forrester eCommerce

My colleague Alex Causey and I have now finished the second European Retail Wave. This year we evaluated the functionality and usability of six European retailer’s mobile apps. For retailers with a pan-European presence we selected one European market in which to evaluate the retailer’s app [by selecting that market as the location within the app […].

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Attention Online Retailers: GDPR is Happening & Here’s What it Means for You

UpSellIt

This means there’s some major changes happening in the world of online retail. Consent within the scope of GDPR is important because it directly impacts how online retailers advertise to consumers within the EU.

Top Repricing Questions Online Retailers Need to Ask Themselves

Wiser

Repricing in online retail is more than a requirement because the market is constantly in flux. Before an online retailer can pick the best way to reprice their products , there are a number of questions they need to ask themselves to make the best decision.

Twiggle unveils search technology ‘that allows any online retail company to take on e-commerce giants’

Retail Technology Review

Twiggle has announced the debut of its Semantic API, which instantly gives retailers the ability to add a semantic layer to their existing search engines and interact with their online customers in a more personal and natural way

AUDIO: Shoppable Video Creates Unique Customer Experiences And Differentiates Brands

Forrester eCommerce

online retail digital business retail shoppable technology videoWhen British lifestyle brand Ted Baker wanted to create a compelling customer experience, it employed the storytelling power of video and augmented it with interactivity.

Impressions From Alibaba’s Computing Conference

Forrester eCommerce

Alibaba has become one of the world’s most fascinating and cutting-edge technology businesses — and is key to understanding where the digital era is heading.

It’s A New Type Of Digital Holiday Season

Forrester eCommerce

This blog post is part of Forrester’s Holiday 2018 retail series. consumer mobile activities Europe Holiday 2018 online retail retail holiday seasonBlack Friday holiday sales events are a fixture of the European holiday shopping season (even without a European equivalent of the Thanksgiving holiday!). Initially finding its way to the UK, the sales day has extended across Europe to become a significant sales event from […].

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Key Christmas ecommerce Metrics for online retail

Whisbi

Every online retail business should track their key Christmas ecommerce metrics. The Christmas holiday season is a challenging, but profitable time for online retail. More shoppers are starting to buy online.

Three Takeaways On eCommerce From My Trip To China

Forrester eCommerce

I recently spent two weeks in China to attend an event hosted by eCommerce company JD.com for analysts and retail thought leaders. age of the customer Asia Pacific B2C ecommerce customer experience digital business online retail retail

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Introducing The Consumer Tech Stack For Europe

Forrester eCommerce

In the past few months, my colleague James McQuivey has written several blogs about the exciting times we live in. In these posts he focuses on how technology is fundamentally changing the way we interact with the world around us and how that change is grounded in evolution.

Just Released: Top Retail Tech Investments For 2018 — Overview

Forrester eCommerce

In today’s increasingly crowded digital commerce market and with increasingly tighter budgets, retailers have to make smart choices about which technologies to invest in and which they should forego for now. To help retailers sift through the options, we conduct an annual top trends study. This year, we interviewed more than 30 retail industry professionals to ask about retail […].

Amazon Is A (Big And Scary) Red Herring

Forrester eCommerce

Amazon is on the tip of the tongue when folks analyze the retail sector or try to craft strategies to save or reenergize retail brands. Sure, Amazon is reshaping the retail sector, causing turmoil for most and devastation to some. Amazon omnichannel customer experience online retail retailBut that point is misleading and dangerous to brands looking for a single villain or […].

Retailers Still Struggle To Differentiate Through Customer Experience

Forrester eCommerce

The barrier has never been lower for retail shoppers to compare offerings and try new companies. However, we found that most retailers continue to struggle at delivering great experiences to their customers. age of the customer customer experience customer experience index (CX Index) online retail retailSuperior customer experience (CX) helps foster loyalty and, at the end of the day, CX leaders grow revenue faster than CX laggards.

Holiday Selling Secrets: Top Tips from Successful Online Retailers and Brands

ChannelAdvisor

Then the growth of online shopping drew droves of purchase-ready consumers to PCs and mobile devices instead of stores. If your online retail relationships have fallen by the wayside, now’s the time to give your partners some overdue attention. As consumers search high and low for gift planning and purchasing, retailer-brand relationships will play a critical role in landing sales. Ensuring brand-retailer relationships stay strong.

Stripe Moving into Point of Sale Transaction Processing

Forrester eCommerce

Stripe, one of the leading payment providers for online and platform businesses announced today “Stripe Terminal” to tackle the merchant challenges around in-person payments. online retail retailStripe’s solution combines several of the technology components that go into in-person payments and works to abstract the complexity away for merchants and developers. In-person payments are operationally challenging for merchants. […].

The Pros and Cons of Loss Leader Pricing for Online Retailers

Smile.io

Have you ever come across a sale that seemed too good to be true? Maybe your local grocery store had an eye catching deal on milk, or your favorite apparel site offered a discount on jeans that made you do a double take. I’d be willing to bet we’ve all seen some offers in the past that have made us want to stop, drop, and shop. Commerce Tips