Tag: online shopping


Strategies to Engage Customers Through Social Commerce

April 30, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

With the way online shopping has been rising these past few years, it’s not surprising that it has finally merged with social media to create what we now know as “social commerce.” This is a hybrid sales channel that combines […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

TikTok Launches New Push to Boost In-App Shopping Activity in the UK

August 8, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

In-stream shopping has become the key revenue driver for the Chinese version of TikTok, and the company is determined to make it a thing in Western regions too, despite limited interest, thus far, from users. TikTok’s latest effort on this […]


Will US e-Commerce Growth Stabilize in 2023?

April 27, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic, an ongoing conflict in Ukraine, and inflation have severely disrupted many industries in the US, and e-Commerce is no exception. According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, online sales saw a dramatic surge during the pandemic.  While COVID-19 […]


Walmart shuts the door on e-commerce-only stores

February 14, 2023

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart concluded that, for the time being at least, it no longer needs e-commerce-only stores because the company has added pickup and delivery operations to thousands of full-service locations in the years since the Bentonville store opened in 2014, the […]


5 E-commerce Trends to Look for in 2023

January 23, 2023

Via: Sandra Ferguson

The E-commerce industry is in a state of constant evolution and the global pandemic has served as a catalyst for its growth. During this period, consumers have come to recognize the convenience and efficiency of online shopping, as well as […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Online Shopping Habits Are Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

November 7, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Digital spending has increased significantly during the first two years of the pandemic. US consumers alone spent $1.7 trillion online, according to Adobe. However, with inflation and the looming recession, how can brands and retailers sustain growth? Prompt, decisive actions […]

Platforms, Technology

5 essential features to look for in an omnichannel commerce partner

July 18, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

As consumers emerge from the pandemic, their new online shopping behaviors are merging with their pre-pandemic traditional shopping habits.1 This more modernized approach combines digital and physical channels, forcing merchants to move to an omnichannel strategy or risk being left […]

Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon cancels, delays wave of warehouse plans as e-commerce demand cools

July 1, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

After nearly doubling its operations capacity over the past two years to keep up with a pandemic-fueled demand surge, Amazon is pumping the brakes on its expansion plans. CFO Brian Olsavsky said in April that the company built more fulfillment […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Google Adds New Visual and Text Search Options to Enhance Product Discovery

April 7, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

Google’s looking to provide more ways to find exactly what you’re looking for in visual search queries, with a new ‘multisearch’ option that will enable users to combine visual and text parameters to expand their Search results. As you can […]


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 […]


B2B News for Friday, January 14, 2022: Global Consumer Survey, Dealing with e-Waste, Hybrid Office Support

January 14, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

Online marketplaces are becoming consumers’ first preference for online shopping. That’s according to the Mirakl consumer survey The 2022 State of Online Marketplace Adoption released yesterday. The survey tracked 9,000 global consumers on their shopping habits and preferences. There were […]


The Rise of E-commerce Sales since 2020

December 15, 2021

Via: Abby Hallett

The pandemic has caused major drops in the figures of retail shopping, predominantly due to the closure of thousands of shops, many of which have never opened again due to bankruptcy. However, this does not mean that people have started […]


What Sort of Changes Is the World of Ecommerce Experiencing?

October 29, 2021

Via: Neal Mitchell

It has become evident to the world that the e-commerce industry is growing exponentially. Companies, big and small, are closing down their stores and dedicating all their resources to online shopping. Some companies have decided to walk a different path […]

Shipping & Fulfillment

Are Supply Chain Shortages Damaging Your Brand’s Customer Experience?

October 19, 2021

Via: CMSWire

The world is experiencing supply chain shortages across multiple industries, largely caused by logistical interruptions due to the shutdowns caused by the pandemic. Employees in countries that were most heavily hit were unable to work, factories were without the supplies […]


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 […]


The Rise of E-commerce in the Time of COVID-19

July 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted not only daily routines, jobs, and the way we spend our free time, but also multiple industries across the world. From healthcare to IT, businesses in most countries have started to experience the ever-growing need […]

Platforms, Technology

How Retail Online Shops Are Trying Augmented Reality

December 22, 2020

Via: NYTimes Tech

OAKLAND, Calif. — When Eden Chen wants to go sneaker shopping, he takes out his smartphone and points the camera at his feet. Shoes materialize. He turns his feet from side to side. How does the shoe look on his […]


What Is A Great Customer Experience?

January 22, 2020

Via: DigitalistMag

Two weeks before the start of basketball season, my son went online to buy a pair of customized sneakers. He selected his team color, put his number on the side, and added the important “C” for captain. He had everything […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

FAQs on Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and the 4 steps to ensure ecommerce complaisance

June 5, 2019

Via: Get Elastic

With the increase of consumer online shopping and less cash payments, the importance for businesses to choose the right payment processing solution cannot be overemphasized. Before investing in any of the available payment processing solutions that promise to make it […]

Technology, Website design and optimization

Where Online Shopping Search Has Gone Wrong

October 17, 2018

Via: Ecommerce Times

While online shopping has exploded over the last decade and innovation around e-commerce has skyrocketed, there has been very little development around quality improvements in product search, navigation or discovery, notwithstanding the success of generic and open source search solutions, […]