Anthony Gaenzle June 26, 2020 Retail sales around the globe have felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with in-store shopping seeing a significant plummet in activity. The initial shelter in place orders had a huge impact on consumer purchases. In the United Kingdom, April retail sales declined by approximately 18%. In the US, retail … Continue reading The Global Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce
Nicholas Shaw — June 12, 2020 As cases of Coronavirus rise worldwide, all retailers – ecommerce providers included – face an uncertain future. Consumers’ behaviours in relation to COVID-19 have changed with many people confined to the home. No wonder the latest metrics suggest online spending has grown – some pointing to an average weekly … Continue reading How the Coronavirus is Impacting Ecommerce & What it Means for Retail
Tami Berry — June 1, 2020 There’s never been a more important time to think strategically Life changed in mid-March, seemingly in the blink of an eye. Now, as the country reopens, there’s an opportunity for company leaders to reflect on what they want to bring forward into the “new normal,” what should be left … Continue reading 5 Things to Take with You into the Post-Shutdown World
COVID burnout is real, but the pandemic is not over. Greg Sterling on June 1, 2020 Even though the coronavirus is far from fully under control, there’s evidence of COVID fatigue everywhere you look. It casually appeared in late April and then in the crowded Wisconsin bar scenes and packed Alabama and Florida beaches of … Continue reading Your customers aren’t interested in your COVID messaging anymore, what now?
Jay T. Ripton — May 25, 2020 COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented shift in America’s work habits, with millions of people forced to work remotely since the crisis began. But research suggests that this change may last well beyond the pandemic. According to a survey by Gartner, more than 70 percent of business leaders questioned … Continue reading The 7 Best Tools for Adjusting Your Workplace to a Post COVID-19 World
Dave Brock — May 21, 2020 I’m about 10 weeks into my own Covid 19 lockdown. I have to admit to some Zoom weariness, impatience with not jumping on a plane and meeting with clients face to face, even a nice dinner at a restaurant with friends. But we will continue with some version of … Continue reading What Will We Take Forward From This Situation?
Michel van Hove — May 20, 2020 While many companies are past the initial emergency response, they now need to start looking ahead as well. Business requires a proactive and agile approach to business performance to address the immediate future beyond the pandemic and create a minimum viable plan. Three activities business leaders will need … Continue reading Beyond the Immediate Pandemic – Create a Minimum Viable Plan
Paul Lipman — May 18, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a wealth of opportunities for cybercriminals. Scammers have been creative: disguising malicious emails as everything from the somewhat reasonable (discounts on hand sanitizer) to the absurd (COVID-19 cures). Some up the stakes by claiming to be a reputable institution such as the World … Continue reading Coronavirus Scams to Watch Out For [Infographic]
Louis Columbus — May 13, 2020 U.S. retailers’ online year-over-year (YoY) revenue growth is up 68% as of mid-April, surpassing an earlier peak of 49% in early January. There’s been a 129% year-over-year growth in U.S. & Canadian e-commerce orders as of April 21 and an impressive 146% growth in all online retail orders. Online … Continue reading How COVID-19 is Transforming E-Commerce
Julie Winkle Giulioni — May 15, 2020 I was speaking with a colleague recently who said, “If I hear or read ‘these uncertain times’ once more, I’m going to scream!” And now, everywhere I turn, I’m aware of these words as well – in the news, business articles, podcasts, and advertising. While there’s no argument … Continue reading What is Certain During These Uncertain Times?