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This Week in Retail: Setting the bar for employees, SMB productivity tricks, and more.

Howdy and thanks for stopping by our latest This Week in Retail post! Today we have articles on website testing, employee management, omnichannel experiences, and more. Read away! 1. Bebe optimizes the online shopping experience with Qubit – Contemporary fashion retailer bebe proves that the best way to optimize their customers’ online experiences is to test [...]

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Customer Acquisition Techniques Every Retailer Should Know: A Q&A with Ecommerce Expert Paul Rogers

Congrats! You just finished setting up your online store. You’ve created winning product pages, put up some killer product photos, and you’re ready to start selling to the world. Now there’s just the question of how to get people to find and buy from you. Customer acquisition is a huge topic in ecommerce (and offline [...]

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Top 7 Reasons Behind High Ecommerce Bounce Rates (and How to Address Them)

You’ve worked hard to get people to visit your online store, but are you inadvertently sending them packing? Do you find that while shoppers are checking out your website, a good chunk of them leave without buying anything? If you’re nodding your head to the questions above, keep reading. Today we’re demystifying the top reasons [...]

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This Week in Retail: Setting the bar for employees, SMB productivity tricks, and more.

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Howdy and thanks for stopping by our latest This Week in Retail post! Today we have articles on website testing, employee management, omnichannel experiences, and more. Read away! 1. Bebe optimizes the online shopping experience with Qubit – Contemporary fashion retailer bebe proves that the best way to optimize their customers’ online experiences is to test [...]

Customer Acquisition Techniques Every Retailer Should Know: A Q&A with Ecommerce Expert Paul Rogers

shopping  design

Congrats! You just finished setting up your online store. You’ve created winning product pages, put up some killer product photos, and you’re ready to start selling to the world. Now there’s just the question of how to get people to find and buy from you. Customer acquisition is a huge topic in ecommerce (and offline [...]

Top 7 Reasons Behind High Ecommerce Bounce Rates (and How to Address Them)

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You’ve worked hard to get people to visit your online store, but are you inadvertently sending them packing? Do you find that while shoppers are checking out your website, a good chunk of them leave without buying anything? If you’re nodding your head to the questions above, keep reading. Today we’re demystifying the top reasons [...]

London Retailers Meet-up: The Future of Retailing, Tuesday 28th April

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‘Total Retailing’ and ‘Omnichannel’ aren’t just fad buzzwords. They’re shaping the future of retail as customers want to be able to search and shop across multiple platforms, often expecting the same level of service and pricing. The topic is diverse, so identifying what is relevant for your business and how to adopt quick wins isn’t always easy. Whether [...]

This Week in Retail: The truth about geolocation, tips on influencer marketing, and more

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Hey Venders! We’re back with another roundup of must-read retail articles. This week, we’re covering beacons, geolocation, influencer marketing, and more. Go through the links below and see if you can pick up any insights that you can apply in your business. 1. 10 truths you need to know about geolocation – “Geolocation will not work [...]

Sell in-store, online, and on-the-go with Vend Ecommerce

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Retailers who find more ways to sell to their customers are infinitely more successful. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of Vend Ecommerce – built from the ground up to help you grow your business by giving you an online storefront. Now you can sell in-store, online, and on-the-go with Vend! Find out [...]

Vender of the Week: Barber Shop Company

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Who: Barber Shop Company Where: Auckland, New Zealand Barber Shop Company is popping up all over Auckland’s North Shore offering men’s grooming services. Set in some pretty sweet looking stores, they are bringing the cool back into getting your hair cut. But of course it’s not only about getting your hair cut, but instead about offering [...]

The Definitive Guide to Creating High Conversion Product Pages Online

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It goes without saying that the product page is one of the most important parts of any ecommerce site. A lot of web shoppers make and finalize their buying decisions on this page, so optimizing it should be at the top of your ecommerce to-do list. To help ensure that your product pages effectively turn [...]

This Week in Retail: How Goodwill is reinventing stores, why ecommerce is eyeing brick & mortar and more

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Hey there and thanks for checking out our latest This Week in Retail post! This week’s roundup talks about why ecommerce is “flirting” with brick-and-mortar, how retailers can use data for success, what it takes to provide an awesome customer experience, and more. Read away! 1. Why is e-commerce eyeing brick and mortar? –  Watch Ethan [...]

Vender of the Week: The Shelter

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Who: The Shelter Where: Auckland, New Zealand Right at home in Ponsonby, Auckland, The Shelter is the brainchild of renowned New Zealand fashion designer Vicki Taylor. It brings together unique ranges of fashion brands from around the world, everything from Christchurch’s Monday’s Child to MM6 by Parisian label Maison Margiela. And they also happen to [...]