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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 […]


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 […]


Editorial

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 […]


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 […]


Editorial

3 Issues Facing e-Commerce During the Holiday season

September 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic has already disrupted shopping habits around the world and, with the Delta variant infections now surging, retail and e-Commerce are likely to experience new changes by the end of 2021. However, retailers everywhere did manage to profit […]


Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

Apple’s privacy changes drive up ad prices for e-commerce marketers

September 23, 2021

Via: Marketing Dive

E-commerce companies are paying higher prices for digital advertising after Apple’s privacy update made it harder to track iPhone users and target them with relevant marketing. The rising costs of mobile ads will push online retailers again to find ways […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

PayPal agrees to buy Paidy for $2.7B

September 10, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Tokyo-based Paidy, which has over 200 employees, rates consumer creditworthiness based on its own proprietary technology, underwrites transactions and then guarantees payment to merchants, the release said. Those are the kinds of digital credit services that have been catching on […]


Editorial

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 […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Headless E-Commerce System Puts Checkout Button Anyplace It’s Needed

August 19, 2021

Via: Ecommerce Times

Online consumers have voted with their fingers what they think of e-commerce websites that provide a poor experience. In exchange for a less than satisfactory buying experience, shoppers are abandoning their digital shopping carts to show their displeasure. Fast — […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

PayPal drops BNPL late fees worldwide

August 18, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

The BNPL trend started in Australia and Europe and is catching on in the U.S. too, with a flock of competitors, including Afterpay, Klarna and Affirm all wooing consumers. Because the payment method is generally interest-free, it has become an […]