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E-commerce, Retail Types

Opening Your Ecommerce Store: What To Do Before Day One

September 23, 2022

Via: Lightspeed

The following checklist will help you to be prepared for your big moment. Your launch day is certainly a memorable one, full of both excitement and hard work. By ensuring that you are ready beforehand, you can reduce stress on […]


Retail Types, Stores

How to Greet Customers in Retail: 20+ Examples to Try in Your Store

September 22, 2022

Via: Lightspeed

I distinctly recall a moment about a year ago. I was with some friends in Denver’s Cherry Creek neighbourhood, an area known for its upscale shopping, dining and hotels. One of my friends was getting married in a couple of […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

5 things the quick commerce sector must do to survive

September 21, 2022

Via: Charged

The rapid grocery delivery sector came to fruition during the pandemic, when traditional bricks-and-mortar grocers couldn’t keep up with the delivery demand which had climbed as Covid-19 swept through the world. The concept of ordering and receiving goods in under […]


Retail Types, Stores

Ikea has reduced food waste by 55% in its stores

September 21, 2022

Via: Charged

Ikea owner Ingka Group has announced that it has reduced food waste by 54% in its stores. That figure is the equivalent of over 20 million saved meals and 36,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions that have been avoided. In order […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Do grocers need a new approach for selling plant-based protein alternatives?

September 21, 2022

Via: RetailWire

The growth in plant-based foods is not being driven by vegans or vegetarians, but consumers who want to eat less meat and dairy for health or planetary reasons. New to the segment, they’re in desperate need of education in several […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Online sales tumble for the 17th month in a row in August

September 20, 2022

Via: Charged

Online retail sales tumbled by -4.1% year-on-year (YoY) in August 2022, marking the 17th month in a row of negative growth since May 2021, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index. This decline reverses the positive progress seen […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Analysis: Why Boots is embracing a marketplace model

September 16, 2022

Via: Charged

“Marketplace” seems to be the buzzword in ecommerce at the moment, and why not? The widespread success of the model is there for everybody to see, with marketplaces currently accounting for around 40% of the UK’s total online spend. Pureplay […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

4 Ways to Optimize Retail Media Ads

September 16, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

With 12 to 24 million online retail sites available worldwide, the growth of ecommerce has not happened in a vacuum. Brands are responding to the demand from consumers and the potential revenue to be made. It is estimated the ecommerce […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon to give away shipping software to merchants for free

September 16, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon has announced that it will give ecommerce merchants free software for managing shoppers’ orders on and off its platform, as the retailer extends its reach. The company will be ending monthly fees for Veeqo, a shipping software firm it […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How to Sell on Instagram with Shopping Tags

September 13, 2022

Via: Lightspeed

As a business owner, you know the importance of using social media to promote your products or services. Instagram is the perfect place for that—being a visual platform, it makes it easy to showcase your products and services. To step […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How to Use Facebook to Sell Online

September 13, 2022

Via: Lightspeed POS

Facebook has over 2.9 billion monthly active users, making it one of the most popular social media platforms in the world. With such a large potential customer base, it’s no wonder that businesses are using Facebook to sell their products […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How to Use TikTok for Your Ecommerce Business

September 13, 2022

Via: Lightspeed

TikTok is a social media app that allows users to create and share short videos with others on the app. Since the platform has been growing in popularity, you may be wondering if it is a good platform for you […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

JCPenney Aims to Boost Beauty Inclusivity with New AR, AI Tools

September 12, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

JCPenney is doubling down on its inclusivity efforts in the beauty space through a new partnership with Revieve, offering a collection of AR- and AI-powered beauty and skincare experiences. The new digital experiences have launched a little over a year […]


Retail Types, Stores

Retail Crime on the Rise: Expert Advice on How Retailers Can Protect Stores and Associates

September 8, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Retail crime is on the rise, and it’s affecting companies of all sizes. The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that organized retail crime cost stores an average of $1 billion in sales in 2020, up more than 50% over the […]


Retail Types, Stores

4 Keys to Launching Products at Retail Stores

September 7, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

Whether you are releasing a new product or launching into an entirely new retailer, the period leading up to the launch — and the first few weeks after — are critical. Not only do you have to think about the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How Shopify is betting on social commerce to increase growth

September 7, 2022

Via: Charged

When Charged sat down to chat to Shopify director of EMEA expansions and partnerships Deann Evans, she said was “really keen” to join the company in August 2021 on its “mission to help more and more merchants.” However since then, […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Alibaba launches ‘Super September’ B2B sales event

September 1, 2022

Via: Charged

Alibaba.com has announced the launch of ‘Super September’, its largest B2B sales event of the year. Super September will connect more than 40 million buyers and 200 thousand suppliers from around the world to help them discover new products, services, […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Why Consumer Electronics E-tailers are Betting Big on Commerce Personalization

August 30, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Consumer electronics is a rather crowded space with a swarm of brands trying to make their presence felt in every category — from wearables to televisions and headphones to laptops. Unless a shopper knows exactly what they’re looking to buy, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart adds ‘smart garage’ company to InHome delivery program

August 30, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

As Walmart expands its InHome delivery program, the myQ partnership will help the retailer expand the in-garage option for shoppers who don’t want workers entering their home but are also uncomfortable with the idea of having packages left on their […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How Retailers Can Prevent Buy Now Pay Later Fraud

August 29, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

Apple recently announced its big move into Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL). This new payment method will attract more purchases and allow customers to spread costs over several payments interest free, but buying now and paying later also attracts fraudsters […]