Half Of Online Retail Spending Came From Marketplaces In 2016

Forrester eCommerce

Marketplaces are taking an growing share of B2C online retail sales: Half of B2C online retail spend came from marketplaces in 2016.

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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.

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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.

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

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

Key Christmas ecommerce Metrics for online retail


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.

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.

Office Depot Acquires CompuCom — Is The Third Time The Charm For Retail Diving Into IT Services?

Forrester eCommerce

Office Depot announced the $1 billion acquisition of CompuCom yesterday, which is a strong pivot into IT services for the 31-year-old retailer. As Yogi Berra said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.”

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

5 Labor Day Marketing Tips For Online Retailers


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.

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


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.

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?

Walmart and Google’s Voice-Assisted Commerce Partnership Highlight the Next Big Disrupter in Retail

Forrester eCommerce

Amazon customer experience digital business ecommerce online retail retail amazon amazon alexa amazon echo brendan witcher digital digital retail google google express google home grocery same day delivery walmartWalmart and Google have announced an important new partnership that directly addresses the growing markets for voice-assisted shopping and free expedited delivery. Marc Lore, President and CEO, Walmart U.S.

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Amazon Blends Digital and Physical Experiences At Their New Book Store

Forrester eCommerce

While Amazon has much to learn about retail from the brick and mortar giants, physical stores can learn a lot from how Amazon is successfully bringing the digital experience into the […].

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


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.

Luxury Brands Must Act Or Be Digitally Disenfranchised From Savvy Luxury Consumers

Forrester eCommerce

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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.

The Data Digest: eCommerce May Be The Only Way To Challenge The Google/Facebook Duopoly

Forrester eCommerce

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Amazon And Flipkart Are Expected to Record $1.2-$1.5 Billion In Sales In India’s Coming Festive Sales

Forrester eCommerce

Amazon B2C ecommerce amazon big billion day Festive Sales Flipkart India online retailOn October 6, 2014, Flipkart launched Big Billion Day, an event that occurs within India’s festive season — a holiday period that accounts for 40% of the total sales of key brands in India.

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.

Amazon Product Content: A New Space Race?

Forrester eCommerce

The Whole Foods acquisition by Amazon weeks ago was only the latest milepost in the latter’s inexorable march to the top of retail. The company sold $136 billion worth of products in 2016 – more than any other online retailer (and just over a third of what Wal-Mart did). advertising B2C marketing digital marketing online retail search marketing

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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

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.

A Customer-Led Approach is Fundamental to The Integration of Worldpay and Vantiv

Forrester eCommerce

B2C ecommerce business & IT alignment online retail retail PaymentsVantiv has the largest payments industry acquisition of 2017 ($10.4B) under its belt — now what? Integration is the trickiest part of any acquisition and comes after the dust settles and the deal is done. This crucial phase begins in earnest this week for Vantiv and Worldpay. To accelerate its business and achieve the full […].

Four Tips to Help Retailers Prepare for In-store Pickups


Four Tips to Help Retailers Prepare for In-Store Pickups. How do retailers avoid this and deliver a smooth in-store pickup experience? First and foremost, it starts with a robust retail order management system. That’s something EVERY retailer needs to know!

7 Hot Takes On The Death Of Traditional Physical Retail

Demac Media

Malls are emptying, brands are going bankrupt, and retail workers are losing their jobs by the million. Does this spell the death of traditional physical retail? Retailers need to adapt to this change by making it easy for consumers to buy between stores to stay competitive!

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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.

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.

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.

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.

[Infographic] 2017 eCommerce Holiday Strategies


For retailers, that means it’s time to kick it up a notch in order to get the most out of the 2017 holiday eCommerce season. Whether in-store or online, Wiser has you covered from pricing to assortment to promotions. Holiday Pricing Strategies Infographic ecommerce online retail

Criteo reveals 2017’s most searched terms: The omnichannel opportunity

Retail Technology Review

the performance marketing technology company, has announced the top online retail searches conducted in the UK in 2017 as revealed at Criteo's Ecommerce Media Forum Criteo S.A.,

The High Costs of Doing Your Own eCommerce Fulfillment


Amazon makes it look so easy that many online retailers might be tempted to take on their own fulfillment logistics. One of the keys to Amazon’s tremendous success as an eCommerce business is its ability to deliver virtually anything direct to consumers at low cost and high efficiency.

New UK returns service 'to revolutionise market'

Retail Technology Review

International returns platform ReBOUND, used by hundreds of leading fashion brands, has brought its returns services to the UK market to give online retailers a truly global multi-carrier returns solution, and their customers more freedom of choice and convenience

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?

Juniqe Boosts SEM Revenue by 20% With Real-Time Personalization (Case Study)

Dynamic Yield

Learn how a leading online retailer used personalization to drive retention, promote discovery, and increase sales. The post Juniqe Boosts SEM Revenue by 20% With Real-Time Personalization (Case Study) appeared first on Dynamic Yield. News & Events Search Marketing

Why omnichannel could be the high street's saviour

Retail Technology Review

Within the past decade, retailers have shifted their focus from physical stores to an "online only" strategy. This is in part due to rising costs of owning and operating physical stores, the higher profit margins for online retailers and also the technological advances that have led to consumers being able to purchase goods from any device By Dean Frew, CTO & SVP RFID Solutions at SML Group.

How Big Will eCommerce In Asia Pacific Be In Five Years?

Forrester eCommerce

The answer: In the markets included in our latest Asia Pacific Online Retail Forecast-- China, Japan, South Korea, India, and Australia -- total online retail revenues will nearly double from $733 billion in 2015 to $1.4 trillion is about the same amount spent online in 2015 in every market that Forrester forecasts across the globe combined.

4 Ways Inventory Management Saves Money and Helps You Grow Sustainably

Springboard Retail

Ask any online retailer what their primary business goal for this year is, and more often than not, you’ll get an answer along the lines of: “I want to grow my business.” Before you scale, it’s critical to first optimize your retail inventory management, or face the risk of missing out on sales due to a lack of stock, losing inventory across channels or sacrificing margin due to seemingly small inefficiencies.

Two ways to get your products discovered on Amazon


With over 55% of consumers beginning their product searches on Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer has grown to become the most powerful product search engine and marketing platform on the planet