Google announced this week it would be retiring its Google Checkout in November of this year as the company transitions to Google Wallet, a platform enabling merchants to meet the demands of a multi-screen world where consumers shop in-store, at their desks and on their mobile devices, according to blog post by Google.
Shopping cart abandonment is a major concern in the ecommerce world. To help manage the problem, check out this infographic from Monetate for several tips on avoiding lost sales.
Make mom happy in three seconds this Mother’s Day. This infographic by Pythian, looks at online spending for Mother’s Day, why website speed matters and what an online retail site must do in under three seconds to avoid cart abandonment. According to the infographic, $152.52 is the average Mother’s Day order value. There are 121,951,299 Mother’s Day orders and $18.6 billion in online sales for Mother’s Day.
While retailers are obsessing over how to avoid cart abandonment, they might want to start looking at their home and product pages first in order to decrease early abandoners
There were more than 1 billion smartphones in consumers’ pockets at the beginning of 2013, according to Forrester Research Inc.’s 2013 Mobile Trends for Marketers report in February. With the proliferation of smartphones, email will continue to become more customized to subscribers with mobile responsive email design. Social media continues to show promise with rising […]
Is there really a decline in the response rate for shopping cart abandonment emails? In a recent blog post on etailblog.com, here are five tips to ensure your shopping cart abandonment email will not go unnoticed.
Essence magazine has a new “Beauty Matchmaker” tool which helps women find foundations, lipsticks and eye shadows that complement their individual skin tones and color preferences, according to Mashable.com. Women are presented with various options from different retailers, including Sephora and Drugstore.com. They can add products to an on-site shopping cart and check out without […]
Tom Maryniarczyk, associate vice president of ecommerce analytics and promotions, at Sears Canada, shares his ideas on successful online merchandising and personalizing the online shopping experience.
According to research conducted by IDG Research Services, 95% of B2B tech buyers watch tech-related videos and those views have a direct correlation to purchasing behaviors. In this infographic from IDG, you will learn more about this demographic and the actions they take after viewing. You will also learn the top five reasons why B2B buyers watches tech videos.
Shipping charges, concerns about security and a lengthy purchasing are the three factors most likely to make consumers abandon online purchases, according to a new study by ecommerce software and services specialist Postcode Anywhere. But rest easy, there is a simple fix.