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News & Trends

Online Reviews Establish Trust & Drive Purchase Behavior

August 26, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

The ecommerce world has changed dramatically since the height of the pandemic, and now that many consumers are used to shopping online, these changes could be here to stay. Probably one of the bigger changes is the importance of online […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Instagram tests ads in Shop tab, further building out e-commerce potential

August 13, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The latest update from Instagram sees the company building out its e-commerce capabilities as it looks to become a stronger contender in the space. Instagram initially rolled out Shop last July in order to provide businesses a centralized selling platform, […]


Others, Tech

Will voice shopping ever take off without screens?

August 10, 2021

Via: RetailWire

According to Juniper Research, global e-commerce sales conducted by voice assistants are expected to expand more than four-fold by 2023. Devices with screens, however, “will be imperative” to driving the growth by improving checkout efficiency. Co-author Meike Escherich commented in […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

5 Tips for Ecommerce Shopper Safety

August 3, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

As ecommerce has displayed exponential growth over the past year, unfortunately so has online fraud. Recent data predicts an 18 percent increase in cybercrime over the course of 2021, according to the latest research from Juniper Research. The security of […]


Editorial

Trends in Retail: How the Pandemic Is Still Reshaping the Future

July 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Industries across the world have been impelled to use technology and digital resources to reimagine and improve their operations. With e-commerce already on the rise, and the COVID-19 pandemic boosting online sales even more, the companies that missed the digital […]


Suppliers

Global Demand for Logistics Space Expected to be Strong, with Standout Growth in E-commerce.

July 22, 2021

Via: SCMR Editorial

JLL’s new research, The Future of Global Logistics Real Estate, predicts that demand for logistics space (warehousing and distribution facilities) will continue to intensify over the next three years, even when compared with recent elevated levels. To sustain this growth, […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How to Optimize Ecommerce Recommendations

July 13, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

Building a recommendation engine from scratch can be complex, while relying on off-the-shelf, packaged solutions makes it almost impossible to develop a differentiated customer experience or gain a competitive advantage. Now, there is another way — today, retailers have an […]


Editorial

How AI Can Save Retail

June 22, 2021

Via: Sean Jefferson

AI is fast taking over several aspects of our lives today, transforming how we interact with our phones, monitor our health, travel to our favorite hangout spots, and even take photos. But what happens when you apply the transformative ability […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

PayPal to increase merchant fees in August

June 22, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

PayPal’s rate increase comes despite a proliferation of new digital payment channels in recent years as financial technology startups target their digital innovations at the way consumers make payments. With the jump in e-commerce activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, rival […]


Retail Types, Stores

Omnichannel retail and the evolution of the retail store

June 21, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The global pandemic shined a spotlight once again on the role of the retail store in the retail industry. The store is a vital component of omnichannel retail. Despite the rise in e-commerce, retailers still suffer dearly when physical sales […]