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Snapchat bets big on augmented reality’s e-commerce future

May 5, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

When Snapchat released its iconic lenses almost six years ago, teens watched as they appeared on screen rosy-cheeked and vomiting rainbows, their eyes doubled in size. The interactive lenses changed as they moved their faces. What was once a means […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Online is Crucial for Small Businesses

April 29, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

Most shoppers keep their smartphones on them for immediate access to information. In fact, 76 percent of consumers look for a company’s online presence before visiting in-person, according to a new report from Visual Objects, a directory of design and […]


Suppliers

How the pandemic changed retail supply chains

April 26, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

It became clear early on in the pandemic that e-commerce would emerge as a rare bright spot from the crisis. With the general guidance being to stay home, consumers frequently chose one of two options when they needed something: consolidating […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Suppliers

Don’t make it free, don’t make it easy: How retailers can support sustainable returns

April 19, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Returns may be primed for change. Returns have always played a part in retail operations, as companies strive to make them painless in the name of customer service. The pandemic has sped everything up, though, including e-commerce, which heavily contributed […]


Suppliers

Multi-channel retailers can achieve perfect supply chain goals

April 14, 2021

Via: Charged

Since the advent of e-commerce retailers have continued to adapt their supply chain strategies to meet the demands of selling in a wide range of environments. Product returns from impulse buys done directly on social media may be higher than […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Payments in 2021: What Lies Ahead After the Digital Boom

April 5, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

It has been a year of momentous change for the payments industry. Previously, emerging trends have seen a massive acceleration as a result of the pandemic. Years of transformation transpired in just a few months with rapid shifts in both […]


Suppliers

Ever Given delays to cost traders £4.4bn seeing online retailers take the brunt

March 30, 2021

Via: Charged

The Ever Given’s blockage of the Suez Canal is set to cost traders a total of £4.35 billion as experts warn ecommerce retailers will feel the effects for months to come. The 400-metre-long container ship was successfully refloated yesterday after […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Global E-Commerce Market To Expand By $1 Trillion By 2025

March 25, 2021

Via: Forbes

The most important retail trend fueled by COVID-19 was the continued rise of e-commerce. This growth is likely to continue even as vaccine distribution provides hope for a return to normalcy. In fact, 74% of global retail and consumer brand […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, E-commerce, Retail Types

Gamification, AR, And Giveaways: How China Is Upleveling The Live Commerce Experience

March 24, 2021

Via: Forbes

E-commerce live streaming in China is a massive industry. Coresight estimates that live commerce GMV in China will reach $305 billion this year, and research firm iResearch predicts that it will account for 15% of total e-commerce sales, up from […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Nordstrom debuts platform for shoppable shows as more retailers experiment with livestreaming

March 17, 2021

Via: CNBC

The department store chain Nordstrom said Wednesday it will debut its own Livestream Shopping channel, as part of its broader ambitions to delve into e-commerce livestreaming, which is already a huge phenomenon in Asia. Retailers such as Nordstrom are playing […]