A survey from shipping software provider Shippo showed that communication of average ecommerce shipping time is one of the top two things consumers want to see on a product or checkout page. Yet less than half of merchants provide that information to shoppers.
Martech in 2022 was reflective of the growing emphasis on customer centricity. This year is all about striking a balance between continued optimization of brand equity, a consistent focus on customer experience and a conscious evolution of engagement.
Descope, a company touting a low-code, password-less authentication solution, has raised $53 million in a seed round, looking to tackle the issue of costly password fraud as well as the consumer friction that comes both at account creation and with tracking numerous user IDs and passwords.
More than ever, retailers need to focus on improving their in-store shopping experiences and leverage technology to create a seamless customer journey. From product information and navigation to personalization, here are some ways ecommerce is influencing the kinds of store experience that customers are looking for.
Ahead of peak season, Macy’s converted 35 stores into mini fulfillment centers, creating about 1 million square feet of space to handle online orders, lowering costs, speeding up delivery times and reducing the incidence of painful split shipments, executives said on a recent earnings call.
While not ideal, ecommerce returns are an inevitable part of business. But your job is to see them as an opportunity to turn problems into positive brand experiences. And the gains from retaining a customer for life far outweigh the cost of a single refund. See them as not just an expense, but as opportunities for positive customer experiences.
How do you create a positive delivery experience that offers consumers the choice they crave, translating your last mile delivery process into repeat purchases and brand loyalty? Retailers in the know are focusing on delivery segmentation to differentiate themselves, crafting customer delivery personas to inform their last mile deliveries.
Consumers continue to embrace the ease and convenience of ecommerce, with sales expected to grow 9.4% and cross the $1 trillion mark in 2022, according to Insider Intelligence — and getting packaging right is a major delight factor for them. Here are four ways to make sure your packaging checks all the boxes.
Newsflash: ecommerce is on the rise, even if there has been a bit of a pullback lately, and the peak of the holiday season is now upon us. As activity ramps up, so does the demand for high-quality customer service. These 5 tips will help you keep on top of the increased inquiry volume and provide the best CX possible this holiday season.
Beauty retailer Sephora is upping its convenience game, launching an unlimited same-day delivery subscription for $49 per year, through its website or the Sephora app, a service not offered by main rival Ulta Beauty, which charges $9.95 per delivery without the app option. The program has no minimum and there is a 30-day free trial.