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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Retailers agree not enough being done to replicate online shopping in-store

New research among UK retailers by Qmatic UK reveals that, while retailers are determined to continue investing in in-store technology, many agree they are not doing enough to replicate the online shopping experience that consumers crave. >>

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Top 3 tips for physical merchants to engage e-shoppers

For a while, online shoppers did a lot of impulse buying, but as the ecommerce space has developed, those impulse buys have lessened and shoppers have begun looking for specific deals on specific items in the online space. However, there are ways physical merchants can engage shoppers in the digital space. Here are three tips. >>

Monday, July 24, 2017

85% of UK business leaders believe Govt "tuned in" to their needs

A wide ranging survey of business in the UK by MaretInvoice reveals how business leaders feel about Brexit, the role of Government and finance. >>

Monday, July 24, 2017

Expert: What the Amazon/Whole Foods deal means for merchants

Many merchants and brands who succeed primarily in physical stores are wondering: what does Amazon's move into brick-and-mortar grocery mean for us? One expert believes it means evolution. >>

Monday, July 24, 2017

Survey: College wins back to school spending

While the numbers are close, those families shopping for back to college supplies are expected to out-spend families shopping for K-12 supplies. That's the word from Deloitte's 2017 Back to College Survey; according to their research families with kids headed to college are expected to take up at least two-thirds of the whole back to school spend. >>

Friday, July 21, 2017

Expert IDs trends to watch with AI

From voice activated personal assistants to AI used in ad targeting, 2017 has been rife with new potential for the AI space. One expert identifies trends to watch in artificial intelligence. >>

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ad Roundup: New digital tools for marketers

In today's advertising roundup, two new releases and an expansion that should help digital marketers better connect. >>

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Challenges for retailers with voice shopping

While voice activated shopping sounds simple enough, this new way of shopping does offer challenges that retailers and merchants need to address. >>

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Ad Roundup: Tools to connect brands, consumers

In today's advertising roundup, a trio of releases that should give brands more insight into their customer bases. >>

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Expert: How voice is changing ecommerce

Cyber assistants have been impacting ecommerce for more than a year now, but that impact was especially seen on Amazon's most recent Prime Day when they offered 100 'Alexa Voice Deals'. These deals included early access to Prime Day deals, for shoppers using cyber assistants. >>

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Ad Roundup: Announcements highlight brand safety, engagement

In today's advertising roundup, two announcements that focus on brands building higher engagement, and another that underlines the importance of brand safety. >>

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Study: Experience a must for customers

When it comes to digital commerce, experience is a must. That's a key takeaway from new CMO Council data. In their new report, consumers say abandon brands that offer either poor or non-personalized digital experiences. >>

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Survey: Retailers discounting more for back to school

With word out that more parents and families will be shopping the deals this back to school season, retailers are taking note. According to new data from RetailMeNot, most merchants (81%) they surveyed about back to school plans are including discounts on school themed items from clothing/shoes to paper and pens. >>

Monday, July 17, 2017

Data shows Prime Day bigger than Black Friday

Move over Thanksgiving Weekend, there is a new shopping day sheriff in town - and it's Prime Day. According to new Hitwise data, this year's Amazon Prime Day pushing more sales than either Cyber Monday or Black Friday, traditionally two of the hottest digital shopping days. >>

Monday, July 17, 2017

Why retailers must engage digitally

It's no secret that digital continues to grow its importance to retail, especially with Amazon's annual Prime Day just past. But, how can retailers engage digitally while still offering personalized experiences? >>

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