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10 Easy Steps to Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment  May 13, 2016 9:28 AM By Jason Jaynes

While an online store might be driving solid revenue, there’s still a huge potential sales loss due to shopping cart abandonment. A major challenge for ecommerce stores, shopping cart abandonment is when a consumer adds to their cart but never makes it past the checkout line, occurring at a shocking average of more than 68 percent of all shopping sessions. Here are the top 10 tips for converting shopping cart bails into sales.

Natural Language Generation Is Coming to Ecommerce  May 13, 2016 6:57 AM By Adam Long

If you ask an ecommerce professional to list the most important skills in their industry, writing may not be at the top of the list. But well-written copy is essential to the business, both for describing products and reaching out to customers.

8 Steps to Improving Inventory Management and the Bottom Line  May 09, 2016 1:51 PM By Gary C. Smith

Even the most efficient multichannel merchant often struggles with managing excess inventory. Common practices such as discounting or liquidation devalue products and undermine sales. And ecommerce makes it easier for shoppers to find cut-rate products. Here are 8 steps to help you avoid the biggest inventory management mistakes and come out on top.

8 Tips to Successfully Reevaluate Your Retail Organization’s Growth  May 09, 2016 10:16 AM By Kara Surrena

The retail landscape is changing, and the future lies in cross-channel orchestration, as customers expect a seamless experience no matter how, when or where they shop. Are you prepared to deliver this experience as you grow your business?

What Is Driving Challenges in Brick-and-Mortar Retail?  May 05, 2016 4:47 PM By Daniela Forte

In recent weeks and months, major retailers have been filing for bankruptcy, closing stores and slashing jobs. See what retailers are rethinking their business.

The Circular Economy: Bringing Consumerism and Sustainability Together  May 05, 2016 11:40 AM By Adam Vitarello

While consumerism is alive and well, people are increasingly green-minded. The “circular economy” brings both streams together: Wanting our stuff now while pursuing sustainability. Find out how forward-looking brands are making strides in marrying the two seemingly disparate dynamics.

3 Tips Every Brand Should Implement in their Marketing Efforts  May 05, 2016 11:33 AM By Eric Best

Conventional wisdom asks us to accept that big wins come from big investments and while the new retail landscape looks different, it operates by the same rules we’ve been playing by for the past fifty years.

Build or Buy Best of Breed Software – What’s Right for You?  May 04, 2016 2:29 PM By Curt Barry

At the recent Operations Summit 2016, a panel on warehouse software strategy was effective because each participant articulated a radically different approaches to order management and warehouse management functionality. Learn about each one and why it clicked for the organization.

Combating Ecommerce Returns with Technology  May 03, 2016 2:03 PM By Howard Rosenberg

Considering the growth in ecommerce returns, merchants need to rethink merchandise liquidation strategy. Technology and expertise is one way to address it. Here are some tips that can help you recoup more value from returned goods while keeping the focus on your core business, including the use of technology solutions.

Amazon Does the Right Thing, Adding Prime Now to Minority Areas  May 02, 2016 3:53 PM By Mike O'Brien

Even when bias is completely unintended and based simply on business rules, perception can often be taken for reality. Thus Amazon did the right thing, reacting to protests by expanding free Prime Now service to minority neighborhoods in New York and Boston, and should quickly follow suit in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Washington DC.






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