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

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

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.

5 Exciting New Technologies for Online Retail

ecomdash

Here, we look at the 5 most exciting new technologies for online retail so you can stay current and keep customers happy. The post 5 Exciting New Technologies for Online Retail appeared first on ecomdash. What is the future of ecommerce?

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

5 Digital Trends And Predictions Shaping Online Retail

Dynamic Yield

The past year's record-setting holiday shopping season gave online retailers a glimpse into the future as Cyber Monday sales broke the $2 billion mark. The post 5 Digital Trends And Predictions Shaping Online Retail appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

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.

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.

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.

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

Retailers: You’re In a Tech Hiring Race, Follow Home Depot’s Lead.

Forrester eCommerce

online retail retail Uncategorized Home DepotThis week, The Home Depot announced that it is pressing the gas further on its digital initiatives by augmenting its existing 2,800 person tech team with another 1,000 IT, product and CX tech workers. What’s behind this? Not one to rest on its laurels, The Home Depot knows that it needs to grow its digital […].

Q&A: Branded Manufacturers Digital Commerce Strategies

Forrester eCommerce

brand experience consumer packaged goods (CPG) customer experience strategy digital business digital customer experience digital disruption digital transformation direct to consumer Manufacturing online retail retailDirect-to-consumer (D2C) commerce is not a new concept for branded manufacturers, but there is certainly renewed interest and more options to choose from.

Attention Online Retailers! 7 Must-Do’s this Holiday Shopping Season

Dynamic Yield

Attention Online Retailers! The post Attention Online Retailers! Follow the following 7 must-do’s below to ensure you have a very merry Christmas. 7 Must-Do’s this Holiday Shopping Season appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

The Most Popular (Easy-to-Implement) Opt-in Offer Used by Online Retailers to Get More Email Subscribers

eCommerce Training Academy

If you’re like most online retailers, you spend a lot of time and effort building your email campaigns. When was the last time you bought something online without making sure you were getting the best deal?

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The State Of Retail eCommerce In Brazil

Forrester eCommerce

The economic decline in Brazil has hit the retail sector hard , but eCommerce is still growing. To understand the state of affairs in retail eCommerce in Brazil, in 2016 Forrester surveyed online retailers in Brazil together with industry partner e-Commerce Brasil. Brazilian retail. online retail. retail. Brazil Brazilian eCommerce Brazilian retail eBusiness Strategy eCommerce eCommerce Brasil online retail retail

Digital Store Technologies Take the Stage For Both Customer and Associate Experience

Forrester eCommerce

Digital retail theater is becoming reality for consumers as retailers rush to find ways of attracting and retaining store customers. What is digital retail theater?

Online vs In-Store: 3 Surprising Facts You Need To Know

OrderDynamics

Online vs In-Store: 3 Surprising Facts You Need To Know. A new KPMG study, “ The Truth About Online Consumers ”, released in June 2017 that surveys 18,430 consumers world-wide, packed a few surprising results regarding online vs in-store regulars. Men Spend More Online.

Making Sense Of Round One In The eCommerce War During The Festive Sales Season In India

Forrester eCommerce

The first week of October witnessed the start of the holiday sales season in India as the big three online retailers -- Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal -- launched high-profile sales. Online retail in India has witnessed significant growth during the past five years, powered by highly funded online retail companies that bought growth through discounts. This has led to a slowdown in funding as well as cost cutting by online retailers in the past six months.

Top 8 Notables of Retail 2017

OrderDynamics

Top 8 Notables of Retail 2017. 2017 is almost over and it was both the ‘best of times, and worst of times’ from a retail perspective. So here is our recap of the year with the top 8 notables of retail 2017. Pop-up Retail Experience. Retail Co-Opetition.

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ShopTalk 2018:  Artificial Intelligence in Retail

OrderDynamics

ShopTalk 2018: Artificial Intelligence in Retail. Artificial Intelligence in Retail is definitely one of the key tech themes for the year. But artificial intelligence in retail ran hot among the speaker sessions too. Artificial Intelligence in Retail is here to revolutionize!

This Season Don’t Let Holiday Returns Make You See Red!

Demac Media

Holiday sale days like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Boxing Day etc, drive insane profits for retailers! Extremely high return rates during the mania of the Holiday Season are making retailers see red instead of black. retailers more than $260 Billion in lost sales.

Finding a Balance Between Free Shipping and Discounts

Wiser

Experienced retailers understand that shoppers have grown used to free shipping and discounts, but offering both at the same time depletes margins and brand value. These two retailers have had oscillating free shipping minimums to stay competitive with one another.

5 Black Friday Ecommerce Trends to Prepare For in 2017

Demac Media

The tide has turned on traditional retail stores. Black Friday was originally known as the day retailers go into the black. According to the National Retail Federation , more people opted to skip the madness and did their Black Friday shopping online than in-store in 2016.

How to Read the Tells of an Invisible Customer

UpSellIt

If it did, top poker players wouldn’t be able to win online, where the players are invisible to one another—except for their online betting behaviors. It’s these digital behaviors that are the true tells, in poker and in online retailing.

How to Improve ROI with Product Experience – Product Information Management for eCommerce

Demac Media

To convert prospects into buyers and expand market presence and online revenue, product information needs to be high quality, complete, and always available. We all know from personal experience that we want to be well informed when buying online.

What You Need to Know About the Death of eCommerce (Pure Play)

Demac Media

But the reality of it is that eCommerce is still only a small % of the total retail/commerce industry. While I think it is still the 1 singular thing that all retailers/merchants should be putting at the front of their business, I do believe that it isn’t the end-all be-all of commerce.

What You Need To Know About The Game Changing Shopify Pay

Demac Media

I think the real culprit for older, bricks-born retailers and brands going away is best described as death by a thousand cuts. It’s this army of new, digital born merchants that are doing the real damage to retailers of old.

This Season Don’t Let Holiday Returns Make You See Red!

Demac Media

Holiday sale days like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Boxing Day etc, drive insane profits for retailers! Extremely high return rates during the mania of the Holiday Season are making retailers see red instead of black. retailers more than $260 Billion in lost sales.

Why You Shouldn’t Participate in the eCommerce Race to the Bottom!

Demac Media

It’s hard out there for a retailer. Traditional retail stores are quickly closing physical stores, emptying out malls, and (failing) to try to adapt to the new demands of consumers online. The options and choices are endless online for savvy shoppers looking to save money.