November, 2019

The Evolving Retail Front Line(s): How To Train For The Biggest Shopping Day Of The Year

Retail TouchPoints

By Jonathan Rende, PagerDuty It’s official: Cyber Monday is now the biggest online shopping day of the year. Many companies rely on and plan for it to contribute significantly to their sales goals for the year, knowing that consumers are spending their time — and money — online.

Improve Conversion by Targeting Loyalty Segments

Zaius

Your customers come in many different shapes and sizes. It’s important to segment your marketing so you can serve up the right content at the right time.

Don’t Forget Your Current Site When Replatforming

Zmags

Replatforming is a notoriously stressful process that every digital marketer dreads. It’s a massive undertaking that involves RFPs, multiple third parties, and aggressive […]. The post Don’t Forget Your Current Site When Replatforming appeared first on Zmags.

5G In The Retail Sector

Forrester eCommerce

5G will speed up the transformation of the retail sector by delivering technology building blocks for frictionless end-to-end experiences. age of the customer retail 5G infrastructure networking Telecommunications

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

281: Scott Voelker On How To Get Out Of Your Own Head And Take Action

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Today I’m thrilled to have my buddy Scott Voelker back on the show. Scott was my partner in crime for the 5 Minute Pitch and I recently spoke at his conference at Brand Accelerator Live. As entrepreneurs, our biggest problem often lies in our own heads.

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Will The UpWest DTC Launch Reinvigorate Express?

Retail TouchPoints

Express , a legacy apparel retailer with 600+. stores, has taken a novel approach to changing consumer trends by launching an online-based independent direct-to-consumer (DTC) spinoff.

Marketing to Gen Z: Your Guide To Converting The Most Politically Active, Environmentally Conscious and Influencer-Driven Generation Yet

BigCommerce

As a younger Millennial, I’ll be honest — I thought I knew everything there was to know about Gen Z.… … Ecommerce Marketing

Velocity Commerce offers Christmas convenience with next-day delivery for late night festive shoppers

Retail Technology Review

Velocity Commerce, the online retail specialist based in Cambridge, UK, has announced that during December 2019 it will offer next-day delivery on all orders placed up until 9pm. To offer this festive fulfilment service, Velocity has worked with Royal Mail to organise an additional collection from its warehouse at 10pm during the Christmas period. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Facebook Has The Scale To Build A Strong Payments Business, But Not The Consumer Trust

Forrester eCommerce

Yesterday, Facebook announced Facebook Pay, its new payments system for Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Users can use Facebook Pay for “fundraisers, in-game purchases, event tickets, person-to-person payments on Messenger and purchases from select Pages and businesses on Facebook Marketplace.”

Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

280: How To Prepare Your Business For Sale And What Multiples To Expect With Thomas Smale

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Today, I’m thrilled to have my friend Thomas Smale on the show. Thomas is the founder of FEInternational, one of the largest and most prolific website business brokers on the internet.

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My 6-Step Content Marketing Formula That Drives 3,549 Visitors

Kissmetrics

Writing a blog post is easy. If you don’t write often, you may feel otherwise, but just follow this. and you’ll be good to go when it comes to writing. Or, you can just watch the video below. But still, you write a blog post and then what do you do?

Intelligent Retail Technology Investment.It’s All About People

Retail TouchPoints

By Garry Church, Inmar Retailer buying decisions on technology are all too often influenced by the latest trends and reflect the “flavor of the month.” While that’s understandable, it’s critical to remember that retail is all about people.

Improve WordPress Page Speed in 2019 (w/ Plugin Tips)

BigCommerce

How to Speed Up WordPress Sites: 6 WP Plugins That Help Keeping your WordPress web pages loading at blazing fast… Ecommerce Technology

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

Cavender’s adopts TrueCommerce ecUtopia EDI solution

Retail Technology Review

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, has announced that Cavender's, a premier specialty retailer of Western and work footwear, apparel and accessories for the American South and Southwest, has adopted its TrueCommerce ecUtopia EDI platform to seamlessly collaborate with their entire supplier community and boost supply chain efficiency. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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Who Should Design: Blend Democratization, Expertise, And Representativeness

Forrester eCommerce

The best CX arises when every employee learns design basics and a pro design team — that's representative of the intended audience — guides the process.

WooCommerce Vs Shopify – Which Platform Is Better For You

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If you are having problems deciding between WooCommerce vs Shopify, then this post will provide you with clear cut criteria to help you make your decision. Specifically, we’ll dig deep into both of these platforms and answer the following questions… Which shopping cart is easier to use? Which shopping cart offers more flexibility and plugins? Which platform costs more? Which platform offers better support? Which shopping cart is more scalable and easier to maintain?

Marketing Trends for 2020: Here’s What Will Happen That Nobody is Talking About

Kissmetrics

The new year is right around the corner. And I know you are already prepared because you read this blog and tons of other marketing blogs, right?

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Four Tips For Location-Led Retailers This Holiday Season

Retail TouchPoints

By Jason Smith, Location Sciences Retailers seeking an edge this holiday season will do well to immediately start asking questions about the location data underpinning their digital efforts if they hope to capitalize on the projected 3.7% year-over-year growth (Source: eMarketer) from U.S.

The pros and cons of headless for B2B ecommerce

GetElastic

Carla Gonzales is no stranger when it comes to B2B digital transformations.

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A third of “gold” jewellery sold online in the UK is suspected as fake, warns the British Hallmarking Council

Retail Technology Review

A third of ‘gold’ jewellery being sold online is suspected to be unhallmarked and therefore may be fake, raising concerns that UK consumers are being duped by internet traders, according to data released from the British Hallmarking Council (the UK’s hallmarking body) and the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

The 64 Best Channel Podcasts Of 2019

Forrester eCommerce

By Jay McBain and Rob Spee If you haven’t listened to a podcast yet, you’re now in the minority. According to Podcast Insights, 51% of the US population has listened to at least one podcast. Since the first podcast came on the scene in 2004, there are now over 750,000 podcast shows with […].

WordPress Pricing – Is It Really Free And How Much It Costs

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WordPress is the most powerful content management system in the world and powers over 30% of the websites on the Internet. But how much does it cost to run a WordPress site? In terms of WordPress pricing, how much should you expect to pay to… Run a small business website or blog in the cheapest way possible. Run a small business website or blog with a reasonably sized budget. Run an ecommerce business on WordPress that is robust and fast.

Dropified vs Oberlo: The Battle of The Dropshipping Plugins

Ecommerce Platforms

We're going to compare these two solutions here in this article thoroughly. But why's choosing the right dropshipping plugin for your store so important? Well, almost 80% of US adults shop online. That’s quite a statistic, and a quarter of those, shop online at least monthly, and 16% at least weekly!

What Happened To Under Armour, And How Can It Rebound In 2020?

Retail TouchPoints

Under Armour CEO and founder Kevin Plank shocked the retail world when he announced he would step down from the position to focus on Executive Chairman duties , and the revelation arguably came at quite an inconvenient time for the athleticwear company.

Want to improve customer loyalty? Start with inventory visibility

GetElastic

Although much has been made about how Amazon—and ecommerce in general—is reshaping the world of retail, this seismic shift has far wider consequences on both B2C and B2B vendors. Customer expectations have evolved and, in many cases, surpassed what merchants can deliver.

Invisible payments to take the stage as the new commerce norm

Retail Technology Review

Payvision, a global fintech and omnichannel payments provider, has released a new ebook exploring the future of commerce payments. The research looks into how the next generation of payments is reinventing the shopping experience, giving merchants clear insight into key strategic retail trends. Internet Retailing Data Capture Critical Issues

In The Fast-Growing ePurchasing Software Market, Best-Of-Breed Apps Hold Their Own Against Suites

Forrester eCommerce

Which is the right choice: best-of-breed apps or application suites? This is a perennial question CIOs and business partners face in selecting application software.

Retail apocalypse? Maybe it’s time to worry about a disruptor meltdown?

Steve Dennis

As much as “retail apocalypse” continues to show up in the headlines, by now most people that take the time to look at the facts know it’s nonsense. The truth is while much of retail is definitely different–in some cases radically–it’s far from dead.

Square Register Review 2019: Your Complete Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

Square is one of the best-known companies in the payment processing world. Alongside brands like PayPal and Stripe , Square has earned a powerful reputation over the years, offering things like simple POS app systems, support for credit card transactions and immersive mobile payments.

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5 Reasons Why Mobile Apps Are Critical To An E-Commerce Business

Retail TouchPoints

By Samir Addamine, FollowAnalytics If you’re going to succeed in e-Commerce, you need a mobile app — that’s a fact.

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5 ways to build better ecommerce customer relationships

GetElastic

Even though the ecommerce growth rate isn’t spiking like it was half a decade ago, it is still steadily growing year-over-year. Competition is fierce and everyone is scrambling to gain reach and increase revenue. .