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Time for Ecommerce Entrepreneurs

Andre Averbug | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Andre Averbug

Building and running an ecommerce is still tons of work. But work you can administer at your own pace, especially if you are good at delegating.

Shoptalk Offers a Peek at the Future of Retail

Mike Cassidy | Posted 05.25.2016 | Technology
Mike Cassidy

Here's the only rock-solid prediction you'll read in this whole piece: After any big retail show, like last week's Shoptalk 2016, a spate of stories p...

Why Shoptalk Isn't Jumping the Shark on Retail Trade Shows

Mike Cassidy | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Mike Cassidy

Does the retail world really need another presentation-packed show featuring a cavernous hall full of vendors hoping to connect with retailers who are searching for an edge in an increasingly brutal business?

3 Don't Miss Sessions at Shoptalk 2016

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Kali Kasprzyk

If the retail world can agree on one thing, it is that the line up at Shoptalk 2016 is impressive. No surprise the attendees include some of the bigge...

6 Weird Monthly Clubs You Can Join

MoneyTips | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business

Do you belong to any "of the month" clubs, where a membership or subscription fee entitles you to a monthly supply of that item delivered to your door?

Fashion in an Age of Technology: The London Perspective

Sissi Johnson | Posted 05.09.2016 | Technology
Sissi Johnson

"Retailers Won't Be The Only Ones Retailing" panel - from left to right: Nick Lisher (Depop), Kelly Kowal (Farfetch), Cherry Collins (Grabble), Ross B...

Drunk Shoppers Will Make You Realize Why Even Sober Customers Need an Obvious Ecommerce Checkout Experience

Allen Burt | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Allen Burt

This post is an excerpt from an original post that appeared on the Blue Stout blog. The report that there's been an uptick in "late night drunk shop...

Sporting Goods Industry: Take These Digital Strategy Hints From Beauty

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 04.08.2016 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

When it comes to digital, one industry is making waves in how they are utilizing it. This industry may seem like an unlikely candidate for digital, as...

How the Fine Jewelry Industry Is Shaping Up in 2016

Allan Smith | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Allan Smith

By 2016, the e-commerce market is expected to grow to a staggering $1.85 trillion. But the jewelry market, a $70 billion dollar industry in itself, will be the latest business to really take shape through online sales.

7 Powerful Hacks to Boost Conversions on Your Mobile Ecommerce Website

Allen Burt | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Allen Burt

Did you know that mobile commerce now accounts for 30% of all US ecommerce sales? That should make it easy to understand why your mobile site isn't just a smaller version of your website. It also makes it clear why you need to take mobile optimization seriously.

Digital Disruption From 3 Very Different Fashion Brands

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 04.05.2016 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

Forget flipping through your Sunday paper to see what department stores are having sales. And no more grabbing Cosmopolitan magazine in the checkout a...

Which Enterprise Ecommerce Platform Solution is Better? Shopify Plus vs. Magento EE.

Allen Burt | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Allen Burt

This article originally appeared on the Do It Better blog. The platform you choose for your ecommerce store is critical to your success: If you choo...

5 Ways to Personalize the E-Commerce Shopping Experience

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

In the online world of shopping, it's only natural that your customers will express concerns or ask questions about the products. Nowadays many e-com...

How to Personalize the E-Commerce Shopping Experience

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

In the online world of shopping, it's only natural that your customers will express concerns or ask questions about the products.

Top 3 Things You Need to Know about the E-Commerce Space

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

Every online business is modeled after the e-commerce space. Buying and selling on the Internet is definitely not a new notion. And as a business owne...

6 Tools to Help You Build a Personalized Online Shopping Experience That Converts

Allen Burt | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Allen Burt

Did you know that 70 percent of consumers want your ecommerce store to give them a more personalized shopping experience? From product suggestion to personalized ads and emails, customers want to feel like your business knows them.

As Mobile Revolutionizes Commerce, How to Get Most out of Your Users

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

Smartphones and tablets are changing the face of e-commerce landscape. With rapid advancement in the mobile industry, e-commerce platforms have been converted into pocket size marketplace.

Meet Material: The New Commerce Platform For Millennial Entrepreneurs

Leo Welder | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology
Leo Welder

When high school student Kevin Sproles set out to create an e-commerce platform to help businesses sell goods online, anything was possible. He didn't...

A New Era of Commerce Innovation?

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 03.11.2016 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

With the recent release of Magento 2.0, a lot of buzz has been happening at the Echidna office. As an eCommerce agency, many of our clients not only c...

The E-commerce Entrepreneur Philosophy

Ashley Wright | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Ashley Wright

The wave of entrepreneurs within e-commerce is growing like never before - with products easy to source and the ROI great when done correctly this wave is going to continue to grow.

4 Ways to Merge Online and Offline for Retailers

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Kali Kasprzyk

Google the phrase omnichannel for retailers or online/offline retail strategy. The articles on this topic and stats around it are mind blowing. And still, most retailers don't employ an Omnichannel strategy, and those that do have only touched upon the possibilities which present themselves.

Your Ultimate Payment Gateway Comparison Guide

Allen Burt | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
Allen Burt

Did you know that 50 percent of online shoppers would cancel their purchase if their preferred method of payment wasn't available?

Florence At The Intersection Of Fashion & Tech

Sissi Johnson | Posted 02.19.2016 | Technology
Sissi Johnson

Florence. Home then to the birth of the Italian Renaissance and now to a "cultural and technological rebirth". The union of the fashion and technology...

3 Technical SEO Basics for Your Online Store to Boost Rank

Allen Burt | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Allen Burt

The end goal of your ecommerce website is to make a sale. If you're not making sales, there's a good chance your technical SEO strategy is failing you

Retail Chatter #11

June Haynes | Posted 02.11.2016 | Style
June Haynes

Will luxury travel experiences be competing with luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany's and Hermes? Or is this a trend in fashion like a pair of bell-bottom jeans?