Retailers need to have more of a mobile-first mentality, a high degree of personalization and a strong loyalty focus if they’re going to reach, engage and retain millennial shoppers, according to Mark Friedman, president of ecommerce for youth apparel firm Steve Madden. See what Friedman had to say to his IRCE audience about that plus omnichannel and technology integration.
Multi-device shopping may be a newer concept in the U.S., but what about other countries, where mobile commerce is a lot more firmly established? In this video, James Smith, EVP Americas at Criteo, discusses how smartphone penetration has helped multi-device shopping grow in certain cross-border destinations.
Improving and operating an online store can seem daunting for merchants already tasked with managing other facets of their business, such as manufacturing, wholesaling and new product development. But with ecommerce business on the rise, it is important for merchants to focus on their online channel as a strategic sales channel.