SheerID Launches First Financial Services Solution to Instantly Verify Thin-file Applicants and Many Other Segments with Authoritative Data

SheerID

SheerID's new financial services solution will help firms verify thin-file applicants as well as other segments like teachers, military, and healthcare workers.

Fashion apparel makes a comeback, focus on digital deepens, and other 2021 predictions

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The pandemic, and recovery from it, will likely define the year as consumers look to refresh their wardrobes and retailers hold on to new practices that worked, analysts say

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NRF 2021: Learning from Nordstrom, Target and Others’ Best-in-Class Customer Experiences

Retail Touch

Even retailers earning high marks for omnichannel enablement remain far from invincible, however, and others can build and even improve on what has already been done. Any retailer can stand out by meeting shoppers’ needs across channels, especially in aspects where others are falling short.

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The Other AI: How Aesthetic Intelligence Can Transform Your Brand

BigCommerce

I call aesthetic intelligence the other AI. It may include visual beauty, but also appeal to our other senses—like the plush texture of cashmere, the sonorous timbre of an alto’s voice, a scrumptious meal, or an aromatic fragrance. Once you start receiving and experiencing those inputs again, the second step is to begin to decipher and develop a point of view—much like you do in other parts of your life about how different elements can come together.

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A/B Testing. How others do it.

Omniconvert

In my discussions* with some of you about Omniconvert, two things came up: *(yes, there’s a real human being writing emails from her real computer to you guys) #1 show me how others are doing it; #2 show me how I can do it myself; With this in mind, we are starting a […]. How others do it.

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5 ways retailers have adapted to a Black Friday unlike any other

retaildive

Curbside sales, staggered discounts, websites that hold your place in line — retailers are reinventing Black Friday for a pandemic

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Reflecting on a year like no other and planning for the next…

Dynamic Action

Reflecting on a year like no other and planning for the next… What to do when the numbers are so distorted? Thought Leadership

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Tuesday Morning Scraps Sale to Examine Other Reorganization Options

Retail Touch

Tuesday Morning has declined to sell itself and will instead seek other paths for its financial reorganization, according to court filings. The retailer had planned to close on a sale of all its assets by Oct. 29, but will now push back its hearing date until Nov.

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Post office branches ‘drive £1.1bn of additional high street spending’ for other retailers

TalkingRetail

Post office branches are key to the survival of struggling high streets, according to new research, because they generate an additional £1.1bn of annual spending for other retailers.

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Life after liquidation: Why some brands thrive after closing shop and others don't

retaildive

The market keeps growing for retail IP even after physical stores close. But does every dead retail brand need saving

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Staples to accept returns for other retailers

RetailWire

Staples is launching Express Returns, a new program that will enable the chain to accept product returns for other retailers, similar to the Kohl’s/Amazon.com deal, at more than 1,000 stores across the country. “A A lot of our customers use us to drop off their packages,” said Craig Grayson, Staples U.S. vice president/GMM, print & marketing services. “In this remote working environment we’ve got that convenient opportunity.

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Office Depot Rejects Staples $2.1 Billion Bid, Remains Open to Other Options

Retail Touch

Office Depot has rejected a $ 2.1 billion takeover bid from its rival Staples , according to a letter sent by Joseph Vassalluzzo, Chairman of Office Depot parent company ODP.

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Another 'Bealls' buys Stage Stores IP and other assets for $7M

retaildive

A retailer that shares the name of one of the bankrupt company's banners acquired the national rights to the brand, resolving longstanding confusion

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What Marigolds Mean In Mexico (And Other International Growth Tips)

Retail TouchPoints

Diving deeper into a market and embracing the social knowledge of other members of the retail community gives brands fast, accurate information about their potential customers, so they can make smarter decisions about what products they offer. By Kate Munro, Bamboo Rose Blindly navigating cultural differences can land a world traveler in a sea of trouble with one wrong move.

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Sycamore snaps up Ann Taylor, other remaining Ascena brands for $540M

retaildive

The private equity firm is taking on the largely mall-based brands at a time when the pandemic has further weakened traffic and apparel demand

Consuming Hypermedia APIs vs The Other Guys

GetElastic

Additionally, either of these flows were to return an HTTP status code other than a 200OK, hence the step has failed and the step was not completed. These common scenarios of the API handling the association between an order identifier and shopper token spark the question of “why would it be done any other way”? The post Consuming Hypermedia APIs vs The Other Guys appeared first on Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog.

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Seasonal Survival Checklist: 10 Tips to Prepare for Cyber 5 and Other Promotional Events

Profitero

To quickly identify how sales look early in the day, and compare that to other days to understand how velocity is trending during a promotion. The post Seasonal Survival Checklist: 10 Tips to Prepare for Cyber 5 and Other Promotional Events appeared first on Profitero.

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A/B Testing. How others do it.

Omniconvert

In my discussions* with some of you about Omniconvert, two things came up: #1 show me how others are doing it; #2 show me how I can do it myself; *(yes, there’s a real human being writing emails from her real computer to you guys) With this in mind, we are starting a […]. How others do it.

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Etsy join others in cloud migration

RetailWire

A growing number of retailers are going to cloud computing to keep up with online sales demands that have increased in parallel with the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Etsy migrated its information technology systems to Google Cloud back in February. “We We couldn’t have predicted better timing,” said Mike Fisher, Etsy’s chief technology officer. Etsy has seen the amount of data it has had to process double in recent months

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Sycamore Partners reportedly bids on Ann Taylor and other Ascena assets

retaildive

The private equity firm could add the bankrupt conglomerate's most valuable remaining brands to its retail portfolio, according to a Bloomberg report

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Ecommerce Fulfillment: Why Outsourcing Might Be Right For You (And What Your Other Options Are)

SellBrite

By seeing first-hand what goes into your fulfillment process and viewing the trenches, you might get insights into other levels of the operation. Don’t forget to consider the amount of legwork needed to fulfill orders in-house and attention taken away from other important tasks. The post Ecommerce Fulfillment: Why Outsourcing Might Be Right For You (And What Your Other Options Are) appeared first on Sellbrite.

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Technical SEO: Why It’s Becoming More Important Than Any Other SEO Tactic

Kissmetrics

It won’t matter how outstanding your other SEO tactics are. Unfortunately, the bots aren’t high-tech enough to know which of you ripped off the other, so Google will penalize both of you. To help you avoid penalties, you can use Copyscape to make sure the content on your webpage is not too close to any other web pages. Know about other website errors. Some other technical site errors you need to watch out for are: Page sizes that are too large.

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Unilever Mulls Pulling Digital Ads Near ‘Divisive’ Content: Should Others Follow Suit?

Retail TouchPoints

Will this be enough for Unilever and other advertisers? As the fourth-largest advertiser in the world, Unilever has the power to influence how Facebook/Instagram, Google/YouTube and other social networks handle content. In a keynote at the IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) Annual Leadership Meeting in Palm Desert, Calif.

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Why Mobile App Customer Experience Lags Behind Other Channels

Sailthru

The other roads to finding an app are less direct. About a quarter find apps through search engines, and others look for it on a website. The app also needs to be tied to other channels with shared data and content strategies. Great customer experience respects occasional shoppers with a thoughtful approach to push notifications and other elements to bring them back, and identifies the high-volume app users and overdelivers for them at a personalized level.

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Baby Yoda and other toys are big sellers for Christmas

RetailWire

The novel coronavirus pandemic has helped spark a resurgence in the toy category with sales up 18 percent this year, according to NPD Group. As Christmas approaches, Baby Yoda-related merchandise, family games and educational toys are among the items that are high on the wish lists of kids and parents alike

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Pier 1 enters agreement to sell off IP, other assets for $20M

retaildive

The company, which in May announced the wind down of its business, is permitted to consider higher bids from its upcoming auction

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Debtwire: Ascena brings on Kirkland & Ellis, others to advise on balance sheet

retaildive

The apparel retailer was struggling with financial losses and sales declines, among other things, well before the COVID-19 crisis

250: How To Win Any Argument And Influence Others With Victor Cheng

My Wife Quit Her Job

Victor advises CEOs of small businesses and Inc 500 companies and is well known for his website CaseInterview.com where he teaches others how to get jobs in the consulting field. Other. The post 250: How To Win Any Argument And Influence Others With Victor Cheng appeared first on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. Today I’m thrilled to have Victor Cheng on the show. Victor is someone who I met at Billy Murphy’s annual retreat.

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Marketing With A Different Lens: What You Can Learn From Other Retail Verticals

Retail Touch

What can you learn from other verticals as you continue to drive your advertising efforts through the second half of the year? You can also leverage other Google opportunities like Affinity Audiences and In-Market Audiences.

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L Brands Names New CEO of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie, Appoints Three Other Leaders

Retail Touch

Other appointments included Laura Miller as Chief Human Resources Officer of Victoria’s Secret; Janie Schaffer as Chief Design Officer of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie; and Becky Behringer as EVP of North America Store Sales and Operations at Victoria’s Secret.

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Walgreens using DoorDash to deliver OTC meds, other products

RetailWire

Walgreens is working with DoorDash to deliver over-the counter medicines and other products in Atlanta, Chicago and Denver with plans to expand to other markets throughout the summer. More than 2,300 products will be available for delivery

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Late to the e-commerce party: What Marshalls, At Home and others got wrong

Steve Dennis

Yet credit should go to Walmart (and others) that were (and are) willing to try some radical things to accelerate the pace of innovation. The post Late to the e-commerce party: What Marshalls, At Home and others got wrong appeared first on Steve Dennis.

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75% of UK shoppers trust other customers over retail staff

Retail Technology Review

Despite retailers' best efforts to improve customer experience and engagement, research by conversational commerce platform iAdvize has found that the majority of UK consumers look to peers when making a purchasing decision, rather than the retailer or brand

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What Were Other Retailers Up To This Prime Day?

Forrester's Customer Insights

Since 2015, Amazon has hosted its annual summer sale, Prime Day, an exclusive deal event for its Prime members. In 2019, shoppers purchased more than 175 million items during the event, and its sales surpassed the prior year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales combined.

Measuring Email Campaign Effectiveness with Click to Open Rate and other Marketing Metrics

Sailthru

Open rates presumably let us know how well our subject lines and other pre-inbox optimization is performing, while click through rate tells how well we did at designing the email itself. In other words, of those subscribers who open the email, how many of them actually clicked something in the email ? It also helps separate the performance of your in-email content from other factors that might otherwise color that stats, including your “From” name and subject line.

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Hype-y holidays: ‘Black Friday’ and other nonsense

Steve Dennis

Brace yourself. The media hype around Black Friday and Cyber Monday is now at a fevered pitch. Don’t fall prey to the nonsense.

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Setting up Curbside and Other Touchless Pickup Is Easy With Personalized Commerce

Kibo

Many retailers have recently implemented Buy Online, Pickup in Store (BOPIS) options, and may need to quickly pivot to curbside pickup or other touchless pickup options. Other retailers haven’t tried new fulfillment options for their retail stores, but would like to get started to give their customers more options. Target, Walmart, Best Buy, and others’ operations are set up this way. Retailers are reeling from the crushing implications of the coronavirus pandemic.

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