More retailer mobile apps offer PayPal than Apple Pay: report

April 15, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, retailers have pivoted to give consumers more choices via their mobile apps. Incognia examined multiple retailers, including Best Buy, Costco, Walmart and Target, for traits ranging from the number of clicks and fields required to […]

Consumers spent $900 billion more online in 2020. Here’s who will keep the biggest gains

April 6, 2021


Consumers across the globe spent $900 billion more at online retailers in 2020 compared with the prior two-year trend, according to a report released Tuesday by the Mastercard Economics Institute. Shoppers are heading back to restaurants and returning to stores […]

Buy Now, Pay Later: Does it Work for your Online Retail Business?

April 1, 2021

Humans have been dynamically evolving the concept of loans and credit in commerce for hundreds of years — culminating in the explosion of consumer credit cards in the 20th century. However, the practice of using credit is gaining traction even […]


Target tests new method to deliver packages faster

April 15, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Target is ramping up its shipping game following a fiscal year that saw digital fulfillment services grow three-digit percentage points. The new method begins with store employees packaging items for delivery, and then a Target trailer will bring the packages […]

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What Retailers Can Do in 2021 to Recover More Abandoned Shopping Carts

April 15, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

When was the last time you abandoned an online shopping cart: yesterday? Last week? Today? For online retailers, cart abandonment is a problem, and we’re all guilty of doing it. In an effort to combat the estimated 70% of shopping […]

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REI pushes on climate neutrality, doubles used gear sales in 2020

April 14, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Despite the blow dealt to virtually all retailers by the pandemic — REI in particular laid off 5% of its retail staff in July last year — the company ended the year in a relatively solid position, and without losing […]