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?
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.
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.
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.
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.