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Friday, December 03, 2021

Reports: Consumers shopping early, shopping online

Leading up to Cyber Monday, traditionally one of the most-days for e-tailers, merchants are seeing an 18% increase in sales. This despite fewer discounts and is likely led by the growing supply chain issues facing businesses around the world. >>

Thursday, December 02, 2021

How non-traditional holidays can boost revenue

Christmas is a big money-maker for many merchants and brands each year, but between November 1 and January 15 there are more than twenty different holidays celebrated around the world. Here's how brands can use non-traditional holidays to boost revenue this time of year. >>

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Reports: Holiday season off with a bang

While many consumers began shopping earlier than ever due to the global shipping crisis, the official holiday shopping season has just begun and is off with a bang according to new reports. Here's how things are shaking out for merchants and brands as the holiday season unfolds. >>

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Top 3 tips to a stronger ecommerce content strategy

A strong commerce content program may lessen the post-holiday slump. Retailers can gain actionable insights through commerce content, which can inform content strategy for the months to come. Here's how to incorporate the approach to retailers' 2022 plans. >>

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Report: Digital to lead physical store sales by 2026

Over the next four years brick-and-mortar retailers can expect more sales to come via online channels. That is a key takeaway from new Edge by Ascential data which predicts that nearly half (40%) of traditional chain store sales will come through digital channels by 2026. >>

Monday, November 22, 2021

Reports find more shoppers looking local

From shopping local to sticking to budgets, the holiday season may be merry and bright - just not in a pre-pandemic way. That according to several new reports that indicate that while consumers will be spending this holiday season, they're also keeping an eye on economic trends and are committed to pulling back if a COVID resurgence shows on the horizon. >>

Friday, November 12, 2021

Reports underline risks for merchants through holiday season

Bots. Phishing scams. CNP fraud. The holiday season is rife with dangers for online merchants of all sizes, as several reports underline. Here's what merchants and brands need to know. >>

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Experts: What Amazon's 'Local Selling' could mean for merchants

Small and medium sized merchants may get an assist this holiday season from an unlikely source: Amazon. That's because Amazon has rolled out their Local Selling platform which will allow third party sellers to offer in-store pickup and delivery for shoppers living near their physical locations. We asked two digital experts what this could mean for smaller brands. >>

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Top 3 tips to create a better experiential retail strategy

The right experience can not only boost one-time sales figures, but overall lifetime customer values by improving customer loyalty. For this reason many merchants and brands have 'Improve Retail Experience' topping their list of to-dos as we head toward 2022. Here's how to create a stronger retail experience. >>

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

How to create an experiential retail setting

The most innovative retailers are turning to experiences to build and deepen relationships with their customers. Experts call this "experiential retail" - and it can range from high volume live in-store events (like Lululemon's free yoga classes) to personalized shopping services to fully immersive store experiences (like DICK'S House of Sport) and everything in between. Here's what merchants need to know to create a strong experiential setting. >>

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Forecast: Holiday spending to top $207 billion

Worries about continued supply chain disruption may be pushing more people to shop early. That is one takeaway from a new Adobe forecast which predicts that the global holiday spend will top $910 billion; in the US, holiday spending is forecast to his $207 billion this year. >>

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Expert: Why the supply chain has disrupted

Consumers the world over are quickly learning just how fragile the supply chain is. Ports in the US and on a global scale are backed up, there is a shortage of workers and equipment to offload and then transport goods, which means fewer things on store shelves. We asked an expert what is causing the disruption. >>

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Reports: Holiday shoppers going online but not on expected days

Two new reports shed light on how 2021 holiday shoppers will be getting their goodies, and it may not be in the way many merchants expect. That is because while a majority of shoppers say they'll do more shopping online this year, nearly three-quarters say they won't be spending money on Black Friday or Cyber Monday - two of the most-shopped days historically. >>

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Top 3 trends to watch in retail

As 2021 draws to a close and marketers begin implementing 2022 strategies, we asked a digital expert what trends may have a bigger impact than expected on shopping in the new year. Here's what he had to say. >>

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Study IDs reasons shoppers bounce

Shoppers who don't quickly find what they are looking for from an online hub will bounce. That is a key takeaway from new Qubit data which shows that an overwhelming 72% of shoppers in their poll leave online stores when they cannot find what they are looking for. >>

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