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Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

4 Ways To Retain Your E-Commerce Customers With Personalization

May 18, 2018

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

When it comes to e-Commerce, marketers often focus on driving new web site traffic and getting new customers. While these customer acquisition efforts are undoubtedly important, it’s often forgotten that it’s your existing customers who will make up 40% of […]


Retail Trends

JP Morgan: Amazon will catch up to Walmart in 2-3 years

May 16, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon looms large as the biggest disrupter of retail in the last two decades, but that doesn’t mean it’s guaranteed to catch up to Walmart. The problem is that what is being calculated as retail sales by many analysts really […]


Retail Trends

Retail Roundup — Amazon debuts smart homes; Costco’s e-commerce jumps 43%

May 11, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Amazon debuts model smart homes Amazon has set up a model smart homes around the U.S. for consumers to experience how the company’s technology products work. Amazon has partnered with Lennar Corp. to convert some of the home construction company’s […]


Retail Types, Stores

Macy’s may not be closing stores ‘fast enough’

May 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The Morgan Stanley team, led by analysts Simeon Gutman and Kimberly Greenberger, are the latest to question the long-term performance potential for some traditional retailers. In a report earlier this week, Deutsche Bank analysts wrote that department stores may already […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

How to reduce friction at checkout with alternative payments

May 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Despite the fast-paced growth in online retail sales, checkout conversions and cart abandonment are still a huge problem for many retailers—particularly on mobile, where conversion rates are around half of those on desktop. While consumers spend more than half their […]


Retail Trends

Amazon reportedly could grab 10% of retail sales by 2020

May 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

By several measures, Amazon is a juggernaut, with 100 million Prime members locked in globally and net sales that in the first quarter rose 43% to $51 billion. But that doesn’t mean that the e-commerce giant is unstoppable, especially when […]


Retail Types, Stores

Destination Maternity investor blasts retailer for 21% sales drop

May 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Destination Maternity, which bills itself as the largest designer and retailer of maternity apparel, has had a troubled run in recent years. The CEO left last year, during a quarter when top-line sales fell by more than 7% and shortly […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Report: Amazon will incentivize retailers to adopt payment system

May 3, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

While Amazon hasn’t confirmed that it’s testing a program to incentivize retailers’ use of Amazon Pay, the initiative is a threat to companies like PayPal and Square that collect fees for the transactions they process on their payment platforms. The […]


Retail Trends

Amazon to hire thousands of tech workers

May 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon’s growth is nothing short of breathtaking. Although the company recently reported the layoffs of “several hundreds” of corporate employees, its growth in technology workers alone will soon be in the several thousands. This follows — or perhaps the word […]


Others, Tech

Amazon bringing memory, natural conversation capabilities to Alexa

April 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The coming capabilities seem like a natural step in the virtual assistant’s evolution. As users have become more comfortable with Alexa, it makes tremendous sense that the assistant should, via a technology upgrade, become more comfortable with them. Remembering things […]