Tag: online sales


Why Online Sales Could Decrease in The Following Months

September 28, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question about the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic and more recent problems—like inflation and the ongoing conflict in Ukraine—are still taking their toll on various industries around the world, including e-commerce. The global healthcare crisis reshaped shopping […]


Online Sales Are Growing, But Not Without New Challenges

April 5, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

According to Reuters, U.S. consumer spending on e-commerce is estimated to reach a record $1 trillion in 2022, as a result of the switch to online shopping brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. New research by Adobe Analytics shows that […]


E-commerce sales growth slows down. What’s next?

January 6, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Almost two years have passed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic that reshaped life as we know it and disrupted numerous industries. Although vaccines and treatments are now widely available in most countries, new variants of the virus continue […]


McDonald’s sells AI tech firm Dynamic Yield to Mastercard

December 21, 2021

Via: Marketing Dive

This spinoff isn’t surprising, as franchisees have complained in the past that Dynamic Yield didn’t deliver the sales boost they expected and that its technology failed to meet expectations. Dynamic Yield was McDonald’s largest acquisition in roughly 20 years. “The […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

How Conversion Rate Optimization Improves Online Sales

September 24, 2021

Via: CMSWire

The road to improved sales lies in increased conversions — on-page activity such as clicking a button to purchase a service or downloading a white paper. But conversion optimization rarely sparks marketers’ interest. Although discussions of online customer behavior have […]


Online Sales in Q2 2021 and Beyond

August 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

2020 brought about a shift to everything digital, as the COVID-19 pandemic swept from country to country, changing shopping behaviors along the way. Online sales may have been the biggest surprise of the year, as lockdowns and social distancing rules […]

Platforms, Technology

Shopify revenue rises with increased online sales, e-commerce boom

April 29, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

As the pandemic pushed buyers towards e-commerce channels, platforms like Shopify enjoyed exponential growth. Shopify’s net income for Q1 2021 was $1.2 billion, or $9.94 per diluted share, compared with a net loss of $31.4 million, or $0.27 per diluted […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Social Commerce Is Changing How Brands Sell Online

March 4, 2021

Via: ECT News Network

Social media has changed how we communicate with friends and family, keep up with everything from fitness trends to news, and share our thoughts and talents with the world. Now, it is changing how and where we shop. Social commerce […]


How an HVACR supplier increased their speed to market and online sales with a modern ecommerce platform

February 12, 2019

Via: Get Elastic

Johnstone Supply, a Portland, OR-based HVACR resource and supplier for contractors of all sizes, prides itself on having the “largest selection of genuine OEM parts in the industry, with replacements for nearly every major brand”. Along with its broad product […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

5 Smart Tactics for Skyrocketing Online Sales

January 18, 2018


As an online shopper, I can tell you firsthand that not all experiences are created equally. Especially over the holiday shopping season, I often found myself frustrated with different aspects of checkouts, shopping from my smartphone, and product sorting. Other […]


Top 5 Tools for Multi-Channel Ecommerce Sales

July 20, 2017


In the United States, ecommerce accounts for 8.5% of total revenues in retail, according to the most recent Census Bureau data. Experts expect online sales to continue rising, with Forrester predicting that ecommerce’s average annual growth rate of 9.32% will hold steady through 2020. If […]


Walmart Reports 63% Rise in Online Sales

May 19, 2017

Via: NYTimes Tech

Walmart has always excelled at selling products in its cavernous stores. It appears to be getting its head around selling online, too. On Thursday, the company said e-commerce sales had grown 63 percent in the United States in the latest […]


Adding furniture helps boost sales 73% for in 2016

February 2, 2017

Via: Internet Retailer

The Poppin brand, known for its colorful office supplies, expanded into office furniture in 2015. More categories are coming. made its name selling tape dispensers, staplers and pens in pastel colors instead of drab black, grey and burgundy. Now […]


Amazon Business Has Painted a Bullseye on the Industrial Supply Market

October 31, 2016


As it currently stands, the market for industrial supply is incredibly fragmented. There exists a plethora of companies operating in this space, supplying and distributing everything from hoses and pipes to screws and motors, serving customers big and small. This […]

Advertising & Marketing

Nailed it: Nail polish maker Deborah Lippmann turns to rich media to drive sales

September 23, 2016

Via: Internet Retailer

A few lines of JavaScript on helped the nail polish manufacturer and online retailer upload content faster, generating spikes in engagement and sales. Having a website that looked just like that of his competitors wasn’t cutting it anymore for […]


DSW grows its online sales by 21% in Q2

September 2, 2016

Via: Internet Retailer

DSW Inc.’s 483 stores and those stores’ employees play a pivotal role in helping the multichannel shoe retailer fulfill online orders. Interim chief financial officer Jared Poff told analysts on DSW’s Q2 2016 earnings call online sales grew 21% year-over-year […]


39 Price-Watching/Tracking Tools to Help You Shop Smarter Online

July 29, 2016

Via: Hongkiat

Online stores have taken over today’s shopping patterns. It just makes sense for people to buy stuff online while sitting back and enjoying their favorite Netflix shows. Apart from online shopping tips, savvy shoppers will be on the look out […]

Platforms, Technology pilot tests grocery deliveries (but it may take 2 days to arrive)

May 11, 2016

Via: itCurated

In its attempt to further rival Amazon, e-retailer today added a new category of products: fresh grocery. Items like milk, eggs, fruits, and meats will be available for select customers as the site begins pilot testing this new service […]


Are you prepared to encourage your customers’ Holiday Spirit?

December 2, 2015

Via: itCurated

It is almost overwhelming to see the many ways seasonal winter requirements have been analyzed in terms of e-commerce pressure points and effects. The holidays are around the corner, they are upon us, the rush is about to hit the […]


iPad Pro Online Sales Start Nov. 11

November 10, 2015

Via: itCurated

Apple said Monday the iPad Pro will be available online beginning Wednesday, Nov. 11 and will reach Apple Stores and other select retailers later this week. The Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard, accessories for the slate, will be available for […]