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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. […].

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.

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 […].

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.

All Brands Need A Full-Fledged Digital Commerce Strategy

Forrester eCommerce

The internet has enabled brands to sell more of their products to an ever-expanding universe of shoppers, but digital distribution has also added complexity to the relationship between brands and retailers and other channel partners. All brands need to set parameters around the digital sales of their goods, regardless of the type of brand or […].

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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 […].

Will your company’s digital transformation end up as a bold decision or a bust?

Forrester eCommerce

digital business digital customer experience digital disruption online retail retailIn digital transformation, there’s a fine line between fearlessness and foolishness. Bad decisions can have all the trappings of a bold new strategy: A costly acquisition, suddenly pivoting to an unexpected new product offering, an ambitious new vision for the future. Similarly, when consumer media hypes a new business model that will “disrupt” an industry, […].

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

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.

2018 Retail Best Practices Extended: Mobile Web

Forrester eCommerce

Mobile is becoming a dominant digital touchpoint for retail, influencing online sales and purchase decisions in-store. Retailers will broaden their reach and increase the likelihood […]. age of the customer customer experience mobile commerce (mCommerce) mobile engagement mobile moments mobile shopping mobile web online retail retail digital retail mobile mobile commerce

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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?

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.

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

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?