If you are thinking about bringing your brand to China in the near future, the most effective way to engage Chinese shoppers is through mobile, according to an infographic from the Alibaba Group. The use of mobile is so high that while sales in China are predicted to hit $15.7 billion in 2013, by 2015 it will skyrocket to nearly $42 billion.
Instead of fearing the omnichannel consumer, retailers should embrace them to deliver the type of shopping experience they want. Here’s why ignoring or fearing omnichannel shoppers will only result in lost sales.
Tablet users are now becoming one of the biggest forces to capture within the ecommerce world, but unfortunately only 7% of retailers are prepared to serve them. In this article you will learn a few tips from some of the speakers who focused on tablet use during the 2013 eTail West conference.
Online shoppers are finding more and more ways to shop than ever before. They are using smartphones, tablets, traditional PCs, and most often, a combination of the three. This modern shopper is ready to buy whenever and wherever they chose, even if it means while at work. In this infographic from Monetate, the ecommerce personalization company, you will see the various trends of this shopper including the days and times of the week they shop, and the types of devices they use to make online purchases.
Email presents many opportunities to speak directly to your customers. And since marketers have been at it for a while, it also offers ease of entry. But here’s why email
Even though email marketing still the top driver for ecommerce, email messages can easily get lost amid the inbox clutter. So we asked 12 b-to-b and b-to-c email marketing experts the following question: What are you doing to increase email response rates? Here are their answers.
Is it a well-executed store-driver, or a poorly-produced web-driver? And is it digitally-friendly, or an iPad eyesore? Everyone has an opinion about the new J.C. Penney look book that hit 14 million mailboxes right after the merchant announced its new brand identity last month. So here’s seven critiques from Multichannel Merchant’s staff and its contributing writers.
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During the next five years, retail store sales are projected to grow by 2.4%. In contrast, e-commerce sales are expected to climb by 13%-14%. Equally