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5 Ecommerce and Retail Best Practices for Success

Suzanne Wentley October 17, 2020 For many business owners, the challenging year of 2020 has been a lesson in patience, agility, and innovation. You’ve likely learned how to address health and safety standards to protect your customers and your employees with methods you’d never had to consider before. You’ve also probably learned what it’s like … Continue reading 5 Ecommerce and Retail Best Practices for Success

How to Increase Sales in Retail Online: 11 Effective Conversion Strategies

Sarah Bricker Hunt October 2, 2020 Convincing customers to buy what you’re selling is trickier online than it is with a brick and mortar store. You don’t have a friendly face behind the counter to greet them, or a helpful associate to guide them to what they’re looking for. But that doesn’t mean you have … Continue reading How to Increase Sales in Retail Online: 11 Effective Conversion Strategies

Artificial Intelligence Applications within Retail in 2020

Artificial Intelligence Applications within Retail in 2020 Zubair Hassan / 17 Aug 2020 Artificial intelligence and its applications have surely revolutionized the sectors pushing them forward in a new direction. Its application isn’t limited to the start of product development but continues post-launch and customer interaction. AI integration is the retail industry One of the … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Applications within Retail in 2020

3 Technology Trends in 2020 That Will Affect Retail & eCommerce

Alon Ghelber August 12, 2020 The onset of COVID-19 and the lockdowns that came with them were supposed to be temporary, but the pandemic might have created permanent change for retail shopping. Although increasing numbers of people were shopping online prior to the outbreak, the stay-at-home order caused the pace of this trend to accelerate, … Continue reading 3 Technology Trends in 2020 That Will Affect Retail & eCommerce

Online Retail Options for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

River Cartie June 30, 2020 Ecommerce and brick-and-mortar stores are no longer two opposing sides; the great retail war is over. Rather than choosing one or the other, most successful companies today are opting for both. By now, most retailers recognize that an ecommerce site can complement their brick-and-mortar store — the problem is that … Continue reading Online Retail Options for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

How the Coronavirus is Impacting Ecommerce & What it Means for Retail

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

Text messaging is the most effective marketing channel most retail brands aren’t using

More than 50% of consumers said they want to text with their favorite brands. Greg Sterling on June 11, 2020 Average email open rates for retail marketers are just over 18%, but more than 90% of text messages are opened by recipients – typically within minutes. Even as messaging is gaining in popularity as a … Continue reading Text messaging is the most effective marketing channel most retail brands aren’t using

A Beginner’s Guide to Online Retail: E-Commerce for Dummies

Angela Hausman, PhD — May 22, 2020 Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels In a world disrupted by a pandemic, online retail sales exploded. Sure, more retail sales moved online over the last decade, but, with brick and mortar retail stores shuttered, people who never shopped online before faced the hard choice of dipping their … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Online Retail: E-Commerce for Dummies

How Distributed Development Can Support Retail During COVID-19

Jonathan Fries — May 4, 2020 Like most industries, the predictions for COVID-19’s long-term impact on retail vary. However, the immediate result of the pandemic and associated closures was a large-scale disruption of commerce. In retail, brick-and-mortar retailers took the brunt of the hit as many were forced to close their doors until further notice. … Continue reading How Distributed Development Can Support Retail During COVID-19

Is There Room for Pop-up Retail in Your Hometown?

Bruce Hakutizwi — March 23, 2020 Since the retail apocalypse of 2010 when many North American brick-and-mortar stores closed their doors, retailers have been looking for alternative ways to sell merchandise. And, even though online seemed to be the new way to go, some retailers didn’t want to reject the concept of physical stores entirely. … Continue reading Is There Room for Pop-up Retail in Your Hometown?