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Others, Retail Trends, Tech

21% of US shoppers are using voice or chatbots for commerce

March 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Hands on or hands off, the new generation of virtual assistants is engaging American consumers in a big way — hands down. A wide array of voice devices — now starring smart speakers, but also including smartphones and other computing […]

Others, Tech

The Technology Driving The Growth Of IoT Retail Applications

March 5, 2018

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

In our recent study “The Cost of Downtime: Beyond the Bottom Line,” 72% of midsized retailers lose sales during network downtime. The study also finds downtime severely impacts customer loyalty, employee productivity and overall business operations. Retailers are ramping up […]

Featured, Others

Semantic SEO brought on faster and better results. Or did it?

February 25, 2018

Via: Olivia Foster

Smart SEO reflects all the modern algorithms involved in delivering the most suited search results. As intelligent software increases its capabilities, these backstage software becomes more and more nuanced, more human-like. Machine learning empowers artificial intelligence and increases the quality […]

Others, Retail Trends, Tech

Nordstrom, Sephora, Amazon rank highly on personalized marketing

February 23, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Much is said about personalization for retail loyalty programs, but few do it right or do it well. Further, much is misunderstood, thus the need for a comprehensive study of best practices. “Personalization is quickly becoming one of the most […]

Others, Tech

The Latest Air Jordan Drop Was a Fundamentally New Retail Experience

February 19, 2018

Via: Shopify Blog

All-Star Game weekend is about more than just basketball. Highly-anticipated sneaker drops are also a key part of the excitement surrounding the NBA’s annual event. This past Sunday, February 18th, Jordan Brand dropped its latest limited edition Air Jordan III […]

Others, Tech

Why Top Retailers Are Failing at Triggered Email Technology

February 9, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Talk about low-hanging fruit. If a shopper on your website puts something in the cart and leaves without making a purchase, getting them to complete the sale often doesn’t take much. In fact, if you generate a triggered email reminder […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

6 ways to optimise your eCommerce product pages for higher conversions

February 7, 2018

Via: Lightspeed POS

When potential shoppers land on a product page, the hope is they click the call-to-action button and add the product to their shopping carts. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In fact, 84% of website visitors abandon a site […]

Others, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

Walmart’s Store No. 8 buys VR startup

February 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This acquisition, unlike the majority of Walmart’s most recent takeovers, is unlikely to move the needle on sales very much, at least not for several years. But that’s not really the point, Finnegan suggested on Tuesday. “[It’s too early to […]

Others, Tech

Amazon SmileCodes put a new face on QR codes

February 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

As Amazon increasingly blends the physical and digital worlds, it’s latest move is an attempt to make magazines shoppable. It will be an interesting test of the concept, and its success could mean as much or more to the publishers […]

Others, Tech

Apple woos retailers with new features

January 29, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Communications between businesses and their clients are quickly evolving beyond e-mail to features like chatbots, though adoption of chatbots is slow in some areas. Apple appeared to be all over the next phase in the chat revolution when it first […]