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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Report: 3rd party requests slowing site load times

It has been common knowledge for several years now that site load times are essential to on-boarding consumers, with many leaving websites which don't load within 2-4 seconds. New data, however, shows that site load times are slowing on many ecommerce sites. This could lead to consumers bouncing to competitors. >>

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Study: Future of Retail is choice

New data out this week indicates that shoppers are more inclined than ever to buy online, but it isn't just the convenience of e-shopping that appeals to many consumers. Choice also tops the list, and the ability to shop from anywhere at any time. >>

Monday, June 11, 2018

Survey: Consumers find rewards programs "broken"

While many consumers continue to sign up for rewards programs from their favorite merchants and restaurants, nearly half (43%) say there are too many restrictions put in place as to where or when or how rewards can actually be redeemed. >>

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Report: Merchants banking on LBS to convert

Merchants are keying in on finding that location based ads and services can better help convert shoppers. That, according to new data sponsored by Blis, in which researchers found nearly three quarters of merchants are using location based ad campaigns, with nearly two thirds using location based data in emails and push notifications. >>

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Study: Google tops voice assist shopping list

While voice assistants are still a relatively new option for digital shoppers, most who use them aren't turning to Amazon, or their Alexa or Echo devices. Instead, according to new data out from RichRelevance, Google is the most turned to voice assistant. >>

Friday, June 01, 2018

Report shows repeat customers more valuable

While many campaigns are keying in on getting consumers to first visit a store - be than an online hub or a brick and mortar retailer - new data suggests it could behoove marketers to invest a bit more in repeat shoppers. >>

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Top 3 tips to use online data to influence offline consumers

Collecting data is the easy part of a marketers job, the hard part is putting data in to action. This is made even harder when utilizing both online and offline data. Here are three tips to improve the use of data. >>

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Experts: GDPR is live, now what?

Though the European privacy initiative GDPR in effect, many businesses are still getting themselves up to speed, and still others are wondering just what the GDPR means for them. We asked some digital experts what this 'right to be forgotten' means for consumers and for brands. >>

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Report: Data breach could cost $1M per business

From loss of brand trust to the time a business is down, the cost of a data breach continues to rise on a global basis. In fact, according to new data out from Kaspersky Lab, on average, data breaches cost about $1.23 million per enterprise; that is an increase of 24% YoY. For small businesses, the cost averages about $120,000. >>

Friday, May 25, 2018

Most businesses to comply with GDPR post-launch

GDPR is here but businesses aren't. That's the word from new data which indicates that despite the long lead-up to the EU's new privacy laws going into effect, many businesses are still not ready. >>

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Top 4 tips to protect against ecomm fraud

As more consumers turn to ecommerce for impulse and planned purchases, fraudsters are finding more ways to defraud merchants and brands. Here are four tips to help protect against ecommerce fraud. >>

Friday, May 18, 2018

Amazon, Google key for shoppers 'just looking'

Not all online shoppers are looking for a specific product with a specific ship date. Some are 'just looking' and for these browsing customers, Amazon and Google are key to their engagement. That's the word from new Avionos data which found that one-third of shoppers who are browsing begin their digital shopping 'trip' in either Amazon or Google. >>

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Expert IDs lessons merchants can learn from Toys "R" Us closure

With the closure of Toys "R" Us, as well as the shuttering of many Sears and Macy's stores, many merchants are asking - how can I protect my business from this kind of happening? We asked a digital commerce expert how retailers can prepare now to better serve customers. >>

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Studies highlight importance of trust, store experience

Two new reports out in the ecommerce space, highlight the importance of retailers and merchants putting consumer trust higher on their list of priorities, and the importance of the shopping experience. >>

Monday, May 14, 2018

Report: Ecomm important for B2B brands

While many still consider business to business (B2B) buying to be the domain of traditional retail commerce, new data out from Avionos indicates that more and more B2B buys are made online. >>

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