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Monday, July 13, 2020

Reports: What merchants can expect from 2020 holiday season

There are only six months until Christmas and that means only about 2 months remain for merchants and brands to be shopper-ready for the holiday season. And, according to one new study, what consumers are looking for this year is a safe way to shop in-store. >>

Friday, July 10, 2020

Study: Subscription brands booming, here's how to capitalize

Subscription boxes for food, clothing, makeup and more continue to be a booming part of the digital economy. But it isn't only physical subscriptions that are booming - more and more people are using streaming subscriptions for entertainment, especially during the first half of 2020. >>

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Expert: What Walmart+ launch means for ecommerce

This week, Walmart announced the launch of Walmart+ a new digital service that is set to compete with Amazon's Prime offering. Through the new subscription consumers can get same-day grocery delivery, fuel discounts and other perks for the annual fee of $98. >>

Monday, July 06, 2020

How COVID-19 has changed ecommerce

As restrictions begin to lessen around the world, more people are hitting grocery stores and shopping malls, but what does that mean for the increase in spending digitally during the lockdown months of the pandemic? We asked a digital expert what merchants can expect as consumers return to work. >>

Monday, June 29, 2020

Barclaycard reports 60% spike in payments April - June

It's one sign that the globe is slowly beginning to recover from the COVID-19 lockdown that shuttered many businesses worldwide as governments and health officials fought to slow the spread of the coronavirus: a 60% increase in payments between the week of April 1 and the week of June 7. >>

Thursday, June 25, 2020

How to build a better chatbot

Chatbots are not new to the digital space, but as more consumers work from home, shop from home, and stream more content, the need for a better chatbot has arisen. We asked a digital expert how brands can building a better chatbot experience. >>

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Study: B2B buyers aren't loyal, that's why brands need sales people

While the role of salesperson in the retail space has dwindled to be that of a checkout person rather than actual sales, the role of salesperson in the B2B space remains one of customer service, and helping businesses find the tools they need for success. And that is why, according to one expert, brands need to keep that B2B salesperson role filled. >>

Monday, June 15, 2020

Instacart surpasses Walmart's online grocery share, here's how others can follow

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began a growing number of consumers have turned to online shopping not just for clothing or niche items but for everyday necessities - groceries, packaged goods, and health/beauty items. According to one new report, since the pandemic began Instacart's online shopping hub blew past Walmart's market share. Does this foretell a change in the ecommerce weather? >>

Friday, June 12, 2020

3 Ways Covid-19 Will Change CX

The customer experience is an ever-evolving point of contact for many brands, and the Covid-19 pandemic has made yet another strategy adjustment necessary. Here are three ways the customer experience will change in the coming month - and how brands can prepare for another pivot. >>

Thursday, June 11, 2020

How to improve ecommerce conversions

By the end of 2021 ecommerce is expected to hit the $120 billion mark, but there remains room for improvement. According to a recent WEVO survey 78% of marketers are not satisfied with digital conversion rates and that 7 in 8 attempts to improve conversion rates fail. Here's how merchants and brands can improve online conversion rates. >>

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Study: Current toolsets ineffective for CX

The push of consumers into more digital commerce isn't only effecting checkouts and shipping, it is effecting the overall customer experience. That, according to new data out from LogMeIn. Researchers found that most respondents plan to increase their CX tech investments over the next year. >>

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

How to re-open businesses without sacrificing safety or service

As states, counties and cities begin to "re-open" for business, businesses have their eyes towards balancing the safety of their customers and employees, with maximizing profits and transactions to make-up for lost time. Businesses want to know the best way to ramp up operations without running afoul of CDC guidelines and best practices to limit any potential liability for Coronavirus exposure.
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Monday, June 01, 2020

Reports outline changes to shopper behaviors in wake of COVID-19

There is no arguing with the fact that things have changed since social distancing and quarantine guidelines went into effect in March of this year. But just how long will these changes last? Or are these changes something that will last? Several new reports shed light on what could happen. >>

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

How adding emotion into AI can produce better CX

More and more consumers are turning to text and social media to solve customer experience and customer service issues. To help solve issues in a timely manner, many businesses have added Artificial Intelligence to route communications and even solve more minor issues. The problem is that AI can leave some feeling more frustrated. That's why, according to one expert, brands need to change AI to AEI - Artificial Emotional Intelligence. Here's how. >>

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Reports highlight importance of experience

It is no secret that more people are buying more things - from groceries to tennis shoes to gaming equipment - online during the COVID-19 pandemic. But not all merchants, grocers, restauranteurs, or brands are making a great impression - and that may be bad for business post-COVID-19. >>

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