Shopping CartOct 17, 2013 5:49 PM By Tim Parry
The add-to-cart button is probably the most important thing on a shopping site – so how do you get shoppers to drop products into their cart? Volusion took a look at the add-to-cart buttons of the top 50 ecommerce sites (i.e. Walmart, Zappos, eBay, Amazon) to see how they’ve designed their buttons to entice shoppers to do just that. So what color, wording and design work best?
Shopping CartSep 21, 2013 4:26 PM By Darrell Benatar
Usability testing can help store owners improve their shopping carts to eliminate any anxiety or confusion throughout the checkout process and lead customers seamlessly through the conversion funnel. To help owners utilize usability testing to beat the shopping cart abandonment average, we’ve pulled together this list of the top five user testing tips for ecommerce.
Shopping CartSep 18, 2013 11:00 AM By Tim Parry
Shopping cart abandonment remains a major challenge for merchants, with the average online shopping cart abandonment rate at 75%. But that doesn’t mean you can’t win a cart abandoner back and convert him into a buyer.
Shopping CartJul 31, 2013 2:41 PM By Erin Lynch
Even though a majority of merchants already have their back-to-school game plan in place, it’s still not too late to make the most out of the $72.5 billion shopping season.
Shopping CartJul 27, 2013 9:39 PM By Ralph Dangelmeier
Predictions for the uptake of mobile payments by American consumers have been falling like the stock market in 2008, while global payments are zooming upward.
Shopping CartJul 22, 2013 10:56 AM By Erin Lynch
Selling internationally for U.S. based retailers can be tough especially since international shoppers tend to abandon their shopping carts at higher rates compared to their American counterparts. In fact, according to this snapshot of the international shopper, 37% avoid buying online because of the shipping costs alone. But don’t let that discourage you from selling and shipping globally, here are a few steps you can take to snag that sale.
Shopping CartJul 12, 2013 11:02 AM By Daniela Forte
Customer acquisition via email marketing has magnified since 2009. According to Custora’s report “E-Commerce Customer Acquisition Snapshot” the channel grew from 0.88% of customers acquired in 2009 to 6.84% in 2013.
Shopping CartJul 02, 2013 3:17 PM By Erin Lynch
Logging on a retail site should be fast, easy, and stress-free but it can be more of a juggling act for consumers who can’t remember their passwords and ultimately leaving a site. In fact, according to a recent survey, of those users who do not remember their information, 70% will leave. But retailers and shoppers found a new and faster way to stay engaged: the social login.
Shopping CartJul 02, 2013 10:10 AM By Erin Lynch
The modern day consumer is constantly connected no matter where they shop. It could be by using their smartphone to showroom in store, reading an email on a mobile device, or by interacting with a brand on Facebook. Even though a consumer is always connected to the digital world, it doesn’t necessarily mean they are connecting with your brand the way you’d like.
Shopping CartJun 28, 2013 2:13 PM By Daniela Forte
U.S. online retail sales are expected to reach $370 billion by 2017. Between 2012 and 2014, ecommerce growth has seen a 13% hike and 20% of online purchases are made after surfing social media, according to this infographic by National Positions.