Tue.Sep 29, 2020

Drupal vs Shopify: A Complete Guide for 2020

Ecommerce Platforms

If you're planning on building an online store, you know that you're going to need a few things to get you started. The first, and often most important element, is an idea. What are you going to sell online, and why? Next, you need an audience. Who do you want to target with your commerce site?

HubSpot & Shopify Integration By Groove Commerce

Groove

The development team here at Groove Commerce created this HubSpot Shopify Integration to make it easier for eCommerce merchants to capture abandoned carts, follow-up with customers post-purchase and automate workflows beyond email. HubSpot Shopify Integration: What Is It?

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Supply chain agility is the key for e-commerce brands aiming to scale the holiday peak season

retaildive

Here are three ways to maximize the post-buy-button experience to foster customer satisfaction and loyalty

5 Ways to Use SMS with Your Holiday Promotions

Omnisend

Reading Time: 5 minutes. This holiday season will be busier than ever before, with customers who are more accustomed to shopping in brick-and-mortar stores moving online for their purchases.

Retain Valuable Customers with Loyalty

Learn how to effectively retain your most valuable and profitable customers. Download Annex Cloud's 2020 Customer Retention white paper.

Target is throwing its own sale party on Amazon's Prime Day

retaildive

The retailer is hosting its own digital event to launch the holiday shopping period while it plans to extend Black Friday discounts through November

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8 Useful TikTok Marketing Tactics

Neil Patel

Did you know TikTok has around 100 million monthly active users within the US? If you own a business, TikTok marketing can be a great channel for your brand, as there is relatively little competition on the platform.

Finnish Grocer Pilots Autonomous Robots for Delivery

Retail Touch

Last Mile Autonomous Delivery ( LMAD ) , a startup launched by EIT Digital , has developed a software platform to operate multiple types of autonomous delivery robots (ADRs). Following a test in Paris last year, LMAD recently successfully operated it in Finland.

Spar wine secures gold medal

TalkingRetail

Spar is celebrating winning a Gold medal at the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards after impressing judges with its Wildflower Pinot Grigio 2019.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Rolls Out Same-Day Delivery with Shipt and Instacart

Retail Touch

In anticipation of customer demand for more and faster delivery options during the holidays, Bed Bath & Beyond has launched multiple options for same-day home delivery.

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.

Tims Dairy introduces Cypriot-style yogurt

TalkingRetail

Tims Dairy has launched a new thick set Cypriot-style yogurt. Tims Dairy Cypriot Style Thick Set Yogurt, made using fresh British milk and live cultures, is available in a single 450g pot. The new yogurt has a fat content of just 5% and has no added sugar.

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Bloomberg: Sycamore Partners Places Preliminary Bids for Ann Taylor, Loft and Lane Bryant

Retail Touch

Sycamore Partners has reportedly made a preliminary bid to acquire assets from Ascena Retail Group , including the Ann Taylor , Loft and Lane Bryant brands, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.

Moving from Tactical Testing to Strategic Experimentation and Personalization

Kibo

By Kerry Meehan, Senior Strategy Consultant, Kibo and Helena Mathieson, Senior Strategy Consultant, Kibo. 2020 has definitely been a year of reactivity.

Herno Manages Line Expansions with Fashion-Specific PLM

Retail Touch

Having recently expanded its lines to include knitwear and footwear, Italian luxury outerwear brand Herno has invested in a fashion-specific PLM solution from Centric Software in order to enrich its product collections while also closely controlling product quality.

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.

Flora to sponsor London Marathon

TalkingRetail

Flora has become a sponsor of the Virgin Money London Marathon ahead of the virtual event on 4 October, having signed a four-year deal until 2023.

#RSP20 Webinars Offer Guide for Growth in the New Retail Reality

Retail Touch

Retailers seeking guidance as they look ahead to an uncertain Q4 will find plenty of solid, practical advice in the 2020 Retail Strategy and Planning series of webinars, now available on-demand.

Manchester mayor calls for alcohol sales to be banned in stores after 9pm

TalkingRetail

A new 9pm curfew on alcohol sales in shops could prevent the rush to off-licences after the pubs close, according to Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham.

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The 5 worst-timed retail decisions of 2020

retaildive

For many companies COVID-19 was the culprit, for others it was a series of unfortunate decisions. But, this year has hit the industry hard

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Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

Bankruptcies and store closures hit a record high

RetailWire

The year 2020 has been record-setting for the retail industry, and not in a good way. The numbers of bankruptcies, liquidations and store closings reached a record high in the first six months of the year, according to BDO USA. “I

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Charming Charlie brand opens its first store after liquidating in 2019

retaildive

The color-coded retailer already has a second physical store slated to open later this week and says it plans to open as many as 25 a year

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Camden Town bring back Harvest Hells

TalkingRetail

Camden Town Brewery is bringing back Harvest Hells – the autumnal twist on its Hells Lager. Jasper Cuppaidge, founder of Camden Town Brewery, said: “With autumn comes the return of our Harvest Hells Lager for its second annual release.

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Poshmark plans IPO

retaildive

With secondhand shopping predicted to grow, the platform joins others vying for a share of the resale market

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Halloween celebrations to look very different this year, research reveals

TalkingRetail

Halloween celebrations are set to look different this year amid coronavirus restrictions, new research reveals. A study by opinions platform Piplsa, who polled 12,067 Britons nationwide, found 55% of respondents are not looking forward to Halloween this year.

Retail on pace for the most bankruptcies and store closures ever in one year, BDO says

retaildive

The pandemic has interfered with the usual business cycle and accelerated existing trends, according to the firm's biannual bankruptcy report

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EG Group owners in pole position to buy Asda

TalkingRetail

Walmart has named the owners of British petrol forecourts operator EG Group as its preferred bidder for Asda, reports suggest. Brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa, who are working with the private equity firm TDR Capital, have made a bid that values the UK’s third-largest grocery chain at £6.5bn.

Air Jordan releases shoppable sportswear for Snapchat's Bitmoji avatars

retaildive

The collection is the latest Snapchat-powered effort from a brand that has pioneered social commerce on the app

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Consumers embracing contactless payments during pandemic

TalkingRetail

Around 60% of consumers claim to have increased their use of contactless payments during the pandemic, new research reveals.

Are Weekend Blind Spots Bad for Your Brand?

Wiser

Everyone loves the weekend. For brands, however, there’s cause for concern when the work week officially ends. Weekends are prime sales hours, but many brands have a difficult time getting visibility into what’s going on on the retail side of things during the weekend sales rush.