Tag: Amazon

Sourcing A Single Source Of Truth For Lowe’s And Beyond

By | August 21st, 2017

In Charting Course for Global Commerce, a recent study by 1WorldSync, 78 percent of merchants report their product content exchange system cannot keep up with enhanced consumer demands for transparency. Did you know that you only need one solution to get your product content to Lowe’s and beyond? Further, did you know that 1WorldSync is […]

It’s Prime Time!

By | July 19th, 2017

As a marketer, I have to give credit where credit is due. The creation of Amazon Prime Day was a brilliant move! With the third Amazon Prime Day now over, it’s clear that Amazon is trying achieve the same status as consumer calendar events like Cyber Monday and Black Friday. Amazon said last week that […]

Amazon: Prime-Time For The Grocery Industry

By | June 20th, 2017

The grocery industry is the most pedestrian of retail endeavors – customers drive to stores, pick and pack their shopping, pay and then drive home. Many have tried to e-commercialize the grocery industry, but the business model never really seemed to work. The consumers desire to touch and feel grocery products before purchasing has been […]

Essential 2017 Omni-Channel Tips: How to Beat The Competition In The Digital Era

By | February 15th, 2017

There is no denying it…2016 was a rough year for various brick and mortar retailers. The 2016 holiday season  wasn’t as merry as industry pundits anticipated, resulting in the following store closures: Hancock Fabrics:  Filed chapter 11; all 255 stores     The Limited: Filed chapter 11; all 250 stores Office Depot/Office Max – Merged; closed […]

Walmart Unleashes Bold Strategy To Take Amazon Head-On

By | February 7th, 2017

Walmart has just issued its strongest response to the growing Amazon threat, since its acquisition of e-commerce newcomer Jet.com last summer. Last week, Walmart announced an unlimited free delivery program offering free, two-day shipping on over 2 million items, with no need for a membership fee. Walmart has done away with it’s  “ShippingPass” program that […]

How Shoppable Are Your Products?

By | August 8th, 2016

According to the National Retail Federation, 73% of back-to-school consumers plan to shop approximately a month or two before school starts. Armed with school supply lists and cranky kids, parents are beginning the annual pilgrimage for folders and number two pencils. But lists have become longer and more specific.  And certainly college-bound students have precise […]

Summer Release Sneak Peek!

By | July 13th, 2016

Summer Release Sneak Peek 1WorldSync will be launching our Summer release later this month. We’re excited to debut our expanded capabilities to support your Omni-Channel and Healthcare product information initiatives. The Summer Release features new apps and solutions that include:   Foodservice Product Content Marketplace that will allow foodservice manufacturers to highlight their products to the long tail of foodservice […]

Game, Set, Match. Online Shopping Takes the Lead.

By | June 21st, 2016

We confess.  We do love online shopping.  There’s nothing quite like the thud of a big brown box (or red/white/blue box) hitting your front door.  For a moment or two, it’s almost a mini Christmas morning. Here’s confession number two – it’s happening more and more (insert festive emoji here).  So frankly we’re relieved to […]

The Future of Social Commerce

By | September 9th, 2014

I think it is fair to say that commerce has always been a very social activity. Marketplaces have been a gathering place for people for thousands of years and word of mouth has always been a huge influence on what people buy. But as more and more people engage in social networking activities and platforms […]