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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 […]


News

Walmart hands US media duties to Publicis as it ramps up omnichannel focus

August 16, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Estimated to be the top retail advertiser this year, the big-box store is looking to lPublicis scores a major piece of new business following a request for proposal process that Walmart marketing chief William White described in a statement as […]


News

Instacart hires ex-Facebook ad chief as new president

August 4, 2021

Via: Marketing Dive

Like new CEO Fidji Simo, Everson spent a decade at Facebook and brings extensive experience with building advertising relationships as Instacart ramps up its digital ads division. At Facebook, Everson led the company’s relationships with top advertisers and agencies. She […]


Editorial

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 […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Mobile wallet use projected to surge

July 27, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

In much of the world, cash in hand is no longer king. In emerging markets, the penetration of smartphones means that consumers with smartphone digital wallet capabilities now outstrips those with bank accounts. That development has fostered mobile money growth […]


News

Instacart taps high-ranking Facebook exec as new CEO

July 9, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

During her time at Facebook, Simo helped the company transition from private to public — potentially key experience as Instacart eyes an initial public offering. As a consumer technology industry veteran, who spent 10 years at Facebook and four at […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Consumers adapt to “omnichannel” payments, survey finds

June 23, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted consumers’ spending and payments pattern, taking transactions to a digital landscape that includes digital wallets, BNPL and social media commerce, according to the recent research published by digital payments company PayPal and the e-commerce platform […]


Editorial

What makes an e-commerce store successful?

June 22, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

Tools, platforms, and flawless online shops. Growing online shopping trends during the last decade have increased the necessity for e-commerce. And it’s no surprise that regardless of what is going on in the world and how work models are shifting, […]


Editorial

Top 3 Content Management Systems for E-commerce

May 27, 2021

Via: Rachel Oldford

E-commerce sales account for 14.3% of all retail sales worldwide and the e-commerce share of total global retail sales is expected to hit 23% by 2023.  However, thriving in such a growing, competitive industry requires certain knowledge and tools. In […]


Editorial

5 Practices That Will Improve Your Ecommerce Customer Service

April 30, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

Customer service is often considered the backbone of an ecommerce business, and it’s no surprise. With growing buyer expectations, customer service is crucial now more than ever for a business to remain competitive in the ecommerce marketplace. There were 263 […]


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 […]


B2B

B2B News for Friday, April 16: Fighting Screen Fatigue with Better Animated Videos for Business, Digital Wigs for Virtual Meetings & Gamified Sales Coaching

April 16, 2021

Via: B2B News Network

If there is one thing we’ve learned from the past 13 months of shutting our cameras off during virtual meetings, it’s that we all want to been seen less on and watch more cartoons. Vyond, the animation software company for […]


B2B, Platforms, Technology

Digital 360: Amazon Business surpasses $25B in annualized sales

March 19, 2021

Via: B2B News Network

E-commerce B2B juggernaut Amazon Business has surpassed $25B in worldwide annualized gross merchandise sales, approximately half of which are from third-party sellers. The B2B portion of Amazon is on track to rival its B2C component in terms of sales, providing […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Is Marketing Localization The New Globalization?

March 17, 2021

Via: CMSWire

Multinational companies have capitalized on the globalization phenomenon by expanding to several foreign markets over the last two decades. For many of these companies, globalization has been the primary focus and source of profit. But that’s certainly not the case […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

10 Mobile Billing Systems For E-Commerce

January 29, 2021

Via: Hongkiat

Either you have an online business or a physical one, in order for your business to flourish, you need to offer your customers multiple modes of payment – one of which is mobile billing or payment. This post lists some […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Many Shoppers Now Want Zero In-Store Human Interaction

November 10, 2020

Via: ECT News Network

The rise in consumer adoption of e-commerce in the wake of the pandemic is pushing the rebirth of brick-and-mortar stores as potential bastions of interactionless in-store shopping that resembles an e-commerce experience. But these redesigns are not for all shoppers. […]


News

A Unique Moment in Time for E-Commerce

September 14, 2020

Via: Ecommerce Times

E-commerce is experiencing rapid growth with no sign of slowing down. Retailers and brands are finding that the new normal in retail and e-tail marketing is much like trying to hit a moving target. They have to take a refined […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

What COVID-19-Themed Commercials Show About Marketing in a Pandemic

June 2, 2020

Via: CMSWire

Building emotionally-resonant marketing campaigns was hard enough before COVID-19. Now, brands face a landscape fraught with questions: What are the right messages when the world has turned upside down? Are we being sensitive? What do people want to hear right […]