As a retailer with an ecommerce site, it can be difficult to keep up with the ever-evolving changes of consumer expectations. Retailers are expected to pay attention to the latest trends to be successful, including where to shop, reasons for cart abandonment, actions taken to qualify for free shipping and return preferences. Here is what retailers need to know about how ecommerce is changing at a rapid pace.
While an online store might be driving solid revenue, there’s still a huge potential sales loss due to shopping cart abandonment. A major challenge for ecommerce stores, shopping cart abandonment is when a consumer adds to their cart but never makes it past the checkout line, occurring at a shocking average of more than 68 percent of all shopping sessions. Here are the top 10 tips for converting shopping cart bails into sales.
On average, about 97% of the visitors to a retailer’s website leave without making a purchase. Of those, about 70% or so at least leave something in a shopping cart before abandoning, so merchants have the opportunity to remarket to them via email. But what about the others? That’s where browse data comes in.
With nearly 50% of Americans abandoning their shopping carts due to high shipping costs, it’s imperative for merchants to focus on managing delivery fees in order to ensure a happy customer this holiday season. In this infographic from Pitney Bowes, you will walk away with a few quick tips that can help you keep a happy customer and a secured sale during the most competitive time of the year.
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.