Tag: online shopping

Make Your Product Content E-Commerce Ready

By | November 6th, 2018

The consumer is changing again, and retail is now about much more than just online shopping. Technology like connected home devices, virtual reality, streaming television services, voice ordering, augmented reality, and drones have made digital shopping easier and more integrated into everyday life. Technology Talks: The Future Of Product Content Of the consumers who own […]

Walmart Drops ‘Stores’ from Name, Highlights the Importance of Getting Your Product Represented on Marketplaces!

By | January 11th, 2018

Walmart, the 55-year-old retailer, announced that it is dropping the word “stores” from its title in order to solidify their eCommerce Strategy. Effective February 1st, Walmart will change its legal name from “Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.” to “Walmart Inc,” according to a company press release. The company has spent billions acquiring websites like Jet.com and Bonobos, […]

Upcoming Webinar: Tap into new market potential with Alibaba!

By | November 9th, 2017

With China’s GDP being $11 trillion, the Asian giant is now comfortably the second-largest consumer market in the world boasting of a massive population of consumers who have a lot of cash to spend. Are you ready to get your products in front of the Chinese consumer? Enter Alibaba, a popular destination for online shopping […]

The Struggle to Overcome Cross-Channel Commerce Challenges is Real

By | May 4th, 2017

1WorldSync Omni-Channel Data Study: Charting Course for Global Commerce A new data study commissioned by 1WorldSync highlighted some of the key challenges suppliers and retailers face when trying to achieve true cross-commerce capabilities.  The study surveyed 400 merchants and suppliers from Europe and the U.S. with more than $500 million in annual revenue, and uncovered […]

How The Consumer Experience is Driven by “I Need to Know Moments”

By | October 5th, 2016

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According to Forrester’s 2015 Customer Experience Index (Forrester, 2015), 86% of companies want to excel at customer experience. But only 27% of brands even qualify as “good” in the eyes of their customers. Today’s omni-channel consumers expect brands to address their needs in real-time and turn to their mobile devices when contemplating making a purchase.  A […]

A Virtual Trip Down the Grocery Aisle – How Consumer Shopping Trends are Shifting

By | August 29th, 2016

Got the list?  Check.  Got the coupons?  Check.  Grab the kids and off you go for a thrilling ride to the local grocery store.  Up and down the aisles, comparing labels, mentally calculating totals and if you’re lucky, you’ll be unloading those groceries about 2 hours later.  Sounds like a fun Saturday.  Fortunately, for many, […]

The Dream of a Product Shelf. How to Get Your Products Online and Selling.

By | June 28th, 2016

Every business person starts their journey with an idea.  An idea they hope will be life-changing.  For many, these entrepreneurial dreams hark back to summer lemonade stands, paper routes or garage made inventions. Dessert queen, Debbie Fields[1] famously took to the streets, passing out freshly baked chocolate chip cookies to any passerby.  (Her Mrs. Field’s […]

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 […]

What Makes a Trend… a Trend?

By | March 7th, 2016

Rubik’s Cube.  Leg Warmers.  Juicers.  Boom Boxes.  Atari, Tivo, Game Boys. Chances are good that you bought in to one of the many product trends from the last couple of decades.  After all, whether its fashion, toys, gaming or foods (think “artisanal” cheese), who can resist jumping on a trendy bandwagon?  Admittedly, some trends are […]

5 Tips for Moving Business Online After the Era of “Black Friday”

By | December 11th, 2015

It’s December 2015 and Black Friday is behind us.  I mean that in a literal sense (2 weeks have now passed) but also in the sense of The End of an Era. Per retail analysis firm Shopper Track, Black Friday 2015 showed a 10.4% drop year-over-year in physical store sales since 2014.  This drop is […]