2020

Four Phases Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Forrester eCommerce

In looking at the experiences of the Asian countries that entered the COVID-19 crisis in January, I believe that the pandemic will play out over four phases in the US. Phase One (Infection) ran from January through mid-March.

Can High Achievers Live A Balanced Life? My Take On The 4 Burners Theory

My Wife Quit Her Job

Elon Musk is one of the most successful entrepreneurs on the planet but he works 100 hours per week. Sheryl Sandberg states that women routinely settle for non-leadership roles because they put their families first. But can you have it both ways?

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Adjusting to the New (Ab)Normal

Zaius

Without question this is a time of uncertainty and anxiety throughout the world. Our thoughts have shifted, with a primary focus on the health of their family, friends, and co-workers. We’re experiencing the sudden reality of isolation, with more than 2 billion people staying at home.

What’s In Store At NRF2020? RTP Editors Reveal Their ‘Must-See’ Experiences

Retail TouchPoints

NRF2020 is less than a week away, and the Retail TouchPoints team is sending its full editorial team to cover the hottest sessions and gather insight on the top new trends and solutions for 2020. Leading retail and tech CEOs including Best Buy’s Corie Barry, Starbucks’.

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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.

Expand Your Commerce Cross-Border in 2020: BigCommerce Multi-Currency Supports Your Global Growth

BigCommerce

The world is getting smaller. Globalization means products that were once available to a select few can now zip across… Product News

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What The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Means For Marketers

Kissmetrics

By now you have heard about the Coronavirus. The sad reality is that it is spreading quickly and will continue to spread for a while. Did you know that we are getting roughly 13,000 new cases a day and it’s growing fast ?

Who’s Oroinc.com? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

If you are a manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor or otherwise engage in B2B sales, you can’t help but notice the trend to more online sales. That’s because today’s buyers rely more and more on the internet to do their product research.

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Why I’m No Longer a Google Partner (And Why You Shouldn’t Either)

Store Growers

Back in 2013, I was really proud to become one of the first Google Partners in Belgium. When I got that badge, I plastered it everywhere I could: on my site, in presentations, bios and even in client proposals. The Badge. Not that potential clients ever bothered to ask about it.

Strategy At The Precipice

Steve Dennis

At one time I kicked off my keynote speeches by saying that I had put together a short video that summed up how many executives are feeling about the state of retail today. Then I showed a clip from Poltergiest II that mostly features 15 seconds of a teenage girl screaming, “What’s happening?”

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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.

What’s in store for 2020 and beyond? 6 trends shaping warehouses of the future

Retail Technology Review

In 2010, many warehouses would still have been regarded as a neglected cost centre. Now, moving into 2020, the warehouse is a carefully managed control centre and very often the strategic hub of e-commerce within an ever-extending supply chain. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Open Source Design: What It Is And Why It Matters

Forrester eCommerce

There’s a new buzz phrase in the air — “open source design.” What is it? It’s a “remix” (to borrow a term from Figma) of the open source software movement’s commitment to sharing and collaborative validation and improvement of software source code. What Are Examples Of Open Source Design?

Amazon FBA – A 2020 Guide To Selling Private Label Products

My Wife Quit Her Job

This detailed guide will teach you how to start an Amazon FBA business selling private label products step by step. Here’s what you will learn. How to find a profitable product to sell on Amazon. How to setup your first Amazon listing the correct way. How to optimize your listings for maximum conversions. How to get early exposure for your products. How to run Amazon pay per click ads the right way. How to make the front page of Amazon search.

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Introducing: Zaius On-Site Personalization

Zaius

Shoppers no longer see personalization as a nice-to-have in their shopping experience, they demand it. By 2020 (that’s this year!) 51% of consumers expect that companies will anticipate their needs and make relevant suggestions before they ever make contact with the brand.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

What To Know Before Selling Online

Retail TouchPoints

By Eric Prugh, PactSafe Digital marketplaces have made it overwhelmingly simple to open up an online store and sell products online. Between Etsy, Shopify, eBay, and a host of other online marketplaces, it’s never been easier to make your products available for your customer base.

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What is an API? A Digestible Definition with API Examples for Ecommerce Owners

BigCommerce

You’ve probably heard the terms API, Public API, or Web API before. These are often used by software companies when… General Ecommerce Tips

Financial Analytics in Tableau: Viz Finance with Dorian

Canonicalized

I am starting 2020 with a new project and a challenge for myself: Financial DataViz! It’s not a New Year resolution; it’s something I wanted to do for a long time: takeover a specific topic or industry and work to fathom it out.

Ubersuggest is Now More Free

Kissmetrics

Please read the whole post as I have a few surprises for everyone and it affects all member types. A month or so ago, I blogged about the future of Ubersuggest and how there will still be free plans along with paid ones. But as you probably noticed, the free plan wasn’t as generous as you were hoping for. And with Coronavirus growing at a rapid pace and affecting so many people and businesses, I thought I would do my part and help small businesses out.

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How to Create an Online Store in 2020: The Complete Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

Do you dream of one day owning the ultimate online store. Fortunately, we’re here to help with everything you need to know about creating an online store. In 2020, eCommerce sales account for 16% of all sales made worldwide.

Product IQ: The Missing Ingredient In Most PPC Campaigns

Store Growers

Being good at Google Ads doesn’t mean that you can run and scale profitable campaigns. That might sound weird. But it is true. And the reason I know this is because I’ve failed at it plenty of times.

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Black Swans and Purple Cows

Steve Dennis

The notion of “black swan events” originates in the ancient Latin saying “ rara avis in terris nigroque simillima cygno ” (translated roughly as “a rare bird in the lands and very much like a black swan”) that presumed that black swans did not exist.

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Weed on wheels: Medex lights up London with Adverttu on-car advertising

Retail Technology Review

Adverttu, the AdTech company, has launched its latest on-car advertising campaign with global pharmaceutical distributor, Medex and its ecommerce partner KAAM. For 8 weeks, Medex’s CBD 16mg patch product will adorn a fleet of Adverttu ad wrapped vehicles across Central and South West London. Internet Retailing

Mainframe developers get boost from BMC acquisition of Compuware

Forrester eCommerce

March 2, 2020 BMC acquires Compuware.

Recession 2020 – 5 Ways I’m Preparing For The Downturn

My Wife Quit Her Job

With the Corona virus pandemic causing mass layoffs and record unemployment, it’s clear that recession 2020 has already begun. This post will outline everything that I’m personally doing to prepare for this downturn. First off, this is my 3rd recession.

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A 2-Step Framework for Thriving in a Competitive Vertical

Zaius

In the highly crowded and competitive athleisure market, brand differentiation is a massive challenge. The list of athleisure brands is lengthy and constantly growing, with names like Outdoor Voices, Lululemon, and Athleta leading the pack (among many, many others).

Why DTC Brands Are Joining The OTT Movement

Retail TouchPoints

By Rebecca Lerner, MadHive. Over-the-top (OTT) ad spend is on track to reach $5 billion by 2020, with the digital-esque targeting capabilities, granular campaign reporting and low-cost linear alternative attracting a wider variety of brands than traditional TV.

Small, But Mighty: Resources For Navigating Online Commerce In a World of Uncertainty

BigCommerce

It’s crazy how fast life can change. In a flash. In a second. With the snap of a finger. Not… COVID-19

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5 ways B2B automation will transform your ecommerce business

GetElastic

What do you think of when someone says the word “automation?” For me, it’s robots in factories building cars faster than humans ever could. For you, perhaps automation brings to mind artificially intelligent algorithms spotting patterns in data and making decisions in fractions of a second.

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13 Amazing Free Chrome Extensions For SEO

Kissmetrics

Every SEO tool is different. Some have better keyword data, others have better link data, others give better technical suggestions… in other words, there is no perfect tool. And I really mean that, even though I created Ubersuggest for you.

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Spying On Your Competitors’ Top Pages And Researching New Markets With SEMrush

Ecommerce Platforms

Going by our numerous SEMrush reviews over the past couple of years, I’ll admit that it’s one of the best market intelligence tools. No question about it.

The Ultimate Guide To Google Ads For Ecommerce (2020)

Store Growers

For many ecommerce businesses, Google Ads is one of the main marketing channels. In some research studies , Google Ads accounts for as much as 18% of all ecommerce revenue. So if you’ve decided to start with Google Ads, or want to get better results from it, this guide is for you.

J.C. Penney’s Fight For Survival

Steve Dennis

As my fellow Forbes.com contributor Sandy Stein points out in a related post on J.C.