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Editorial

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 […]


Editorial

5 Useful Strategies to Boost Holiday Sales

December 19, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the shift to online shopping, especially during the lockdown, while numerous social distancing measures had a disruptive impact on traditional shopping. However, the rise of e-commerce occurred long before the onset of the healthcare crisis. […]


Analytics & Data

How CTV Will Influence the Next Wave of Analytics

August 19, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Video has attracted huge interest among marketers and consumers alike, with higher adoption during the COVID-19 pandemic. Different types of videos have been forming for a while — short form, long form, and live streaming. But it wasn’t until the […]


Analytics & Data

Consumers to limit spending, celebrations for July Fourth, survey finds

June 28, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

Last year saw an increase in Fourth of July spending as consumers were looking forward to one of the first opportunities for a family gathering since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, consumers are looking to a more laid […]


Editorial

Top 3 E-commerce Challenges in Q1 2022

June 22, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The recent global healthcare crisis has prompted numerous businesses in the U.S. and abroad to reassess the classic business models or face their own demise. Digital technologies are now improving most industries around the world, and companies everywhere are boosting […]


Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

How to Use LinkedIn to Highlight Your Brand Culture, and Attract the Right Candidates [Infographic]

May 25, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

With economic activity gradually ramping up as we move through the pandemic, that’ll also spark a new push for increased recruitment activity, in order to cater to increasing demand. But another side-effect of the pandemic has been the broader shift […]


News

PayPal CEO’s compensation surges

April 22, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman snared a 37% increase in total compensation last year even as the digital payments company cut its revenue expectations and abandoned a previous growth goal. Schulman’s total pay package, including salary and stock awards, jumped to […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

How to Repurpose Content for Social Media Strategies

April 5, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Repurposing content is a critical priority for connecting with customers now. The pandemic has altered how customers search for information, and new trends among platforms have altered the options for every kind of marketing imaginable. In an earlier post, I […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

LinkedIn Announces $500k Grants Program for Black History Month, New Learning Opportunities

February 16, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

LinkedIn has announced a new $500,000 grants program for Black entrepreneurs as part of its broader Black History Month initiatives, which are designed to both recognize and encourage career opportunities for Black communities. As per LinkedIn: “LinkedIn is proudly and […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

TikTok and Instagram: Using both platforms for ultimate success

February 8, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

If you’re searching for the opportunity to bounce back from the pandemic and get your brand out there, social media is the name of the game. Two social media giants have seen usage spike significantly. Instagram is a well-established platform […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

PayPal scraps account growth goal

February 2, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

In a one-two punch to its status as a major global digital payments processor, PayPal delivered disappointing fourth-quarter results Tuesday and a dimmer outlook for new customer and revenue growth this year. The San Jose, California-based company reported fourth-quarter profits […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Is there an expiration date on Visa’s main growth engine?

January 11, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

In a rare move, Mizuho Securities on Friday downgraded Visa, the largest credit card network in the U.S., to a “neutral” rating from a “buy” rating, saying the company’s “single most important driver of revenue growth” was stalling. Mizuho Analyst […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

The Retail Supply Chain is Hot Hot Hot

January 11, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

When things are running smoothly, all eyes are generally on eking additional efficiency, throughput and profitability out of those operations. For example, not long ago many retailers were focused on optimizing their supply chains, squeezing more out of interconnected networks […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Why newsletter sponsorships are the future of targeted advertising

January 10, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

Ever looked into running newsletter sponsorships? If not, you may be missing out on valuable marketing opportunities. Although targeted advertising has been around since at least 1995, it’s made significant advancements in recent years. Through web cookies, marketers can access […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Crypto, privacy lead legislative priorities for payment trade group

January 7, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

Pinpointing the 2022 priorities is a way for the trade group to signal to congressional members and the Biden administration which legislative proposals and executive actions it will pay special attention to this year. With respect to the crypto and […]


Editorial

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 […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

TikTok brings viral videos to TVs in gyms, restaurants through OOH deal

January 6, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

TikTok is taking a bigger crack at the OOH market through a deal with Atmosphere, whose streaming platform supplies curated content to TV screens in commercial spaces like waiting rooms, gyms and restaurants. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

7 payments trends for 2022 as innovation climbs

January 4, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

As the COVID-19 pandemic has cut a deadly path across the globe, killing too many people in countries far and wide, it unexpectedly set off a revolution in digital payments to cope with its impact. In 2022, the demand for […]


News

WPP beefs up e-commerce push with acquisition, sustainability practice

December 6, 2021

Via: Marketing Dive

WPP’s latest moves demonstrate how agency holding companies are beefing up e-commerce capabilities and addressing related issues to meet brand needs as the pandemic continues to accelerate consumers’ e-commerce adoption. The acquisition of CCG will provide WPP with a software […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Five Trends Disrupting the Technology Supply Chain and How to Navigate Them

December 3, 2021

Via: Logistics Management

The pandemic created huge shifts in demand by both businesses and consumers, resulting in unprecedented supply chain disruption that hit technology manufacturers particularly hard. The sharp decline in demand experienced by the automotive industry, followed by a sooner-than expected recovery, […]