Selling products or services through multiple channels – whether it includes web, in-store, phone, affiliate, or catalog – can be highly lucrative for merchants. It can also cause a lot of headaches, and if not managed properly, can lead to inefficiencies, angry customers, and even lost revenue.
Here are four tips for effective multichannel selling.
Why is Google phasing out Google Product Listings in favor of the pay-to-play Google Shopping? Jon Venverloh, senior manager of product partnerships at Google, explains why in this video posted to YouTube by Mercent. Venverloh, who begins speaking at the 4:17 mark, says customers will benefit because retailers will have to focus closer on the quality of data they serve up to Google.
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As Google Product Search morphs into Google Shopping later this year, a pair of industry experts said merchants need to get on board with the changes before they go into effect.
Among the many potential benefits of BI: Honing inventory and reducing costly back orders; a better understanding of the costs of core (never-out) products within broad SKU assortments; and a better understanding of merchandising and marketing results by catalog and digital channels.
The Holy Grail of multichannel commerce is unifying databases to simplify both the management of all business data and the operation of systems that rely on it, thus eliminating independent data silos that segregate data and require duplication of effort
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LTV is all the purchases the online buyer has made during his lifetime plus the purchases he
With technology ever-changing and new products flooding the market on a daily basis, retailers need to step up their game and their sales strategies in order to stay ahead. Like most merchants, Footwear etc., a California-headquartered retailer that sells a large selection of shoe brands online and through nine stores, was struggling to turn browsers into buyers.