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Maximizing the benefits of the omnichannel business model

Consumers are increasingly moving their shopping online, forcing businesses and retailers to meet service and efficiency challenges across multiple channels. That calls for a new (…) Read more

Pioneering companies having adopted artificial intelligence in e-commerce

E-commerce is a booming sector in the retail industry. Representing an estimated value of $102.7 billion of sales in the United States (U.S.) in 2016, it is poised to keep its (…) Read more

Optimizing domestic operations can lead to successful international e-commerce

Unlocking cross-border business opportunities should start by optimizing domestic logistics and strategies in addressing legacy processes and technology. By adopting such an (…) Read more

Voice recognition and subscriptions are the hottest trends in 2018

Smart voice-controlled speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home are becoming more and more famous. Experts suggest that this year they will fuel the e-commerce industry with (…) Read more

Five obstacles that e-commerce managers will have to face in 2018

Many brands saw 2017 as a difficult year as e-commerce continued to gain traction and sales consistently shifted from stores to e-commerce platforms. 2018 is also predicted to (…) Read more

Emerging trends in the e-commerce sector expected from 2018

A number of prominent innovations this year are expected to set cruising speed of the e-commerce sector.  These fresh shifts should define the consumer lifecycle and enhance (…) Read more

Artificial Intelligence expected to reshape e-commerce in 2018

2017 has been a year of technological advancements, notably with the acceleration of innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Major companies like Pinterest, Google, Bing and (…) Read more

Improving e-commerce in the Southeast Asian region

Last week, Google and Temasek Holdings, the Singapore sovereign wealth fund released a report suggesting that by the end of this year Southeast Asia’s internet economy would be (…) Read more

Expert Predictions on E-Commerce Trends for 2018

The 21st-century marketplace is a landscape of robust e-commerce and numerous emergent forms of technologically assisted marketing. According to experts, the retail and e-commerce (…) Read more

Planning marketing strategies for multiple channels

The more technology advances, the more it offers innovative ways for companies to market their products and services. Digital marketing has changed the way companies do business. (…) Read more

Retailers boost e-commerce with an increased focus on their online sales 

With the advent and success of the online industry in the recent past, we are looking at a major shift of focus of the retailers on the online sales in the near future. Find out (…) Read more

Blockchain could help more people gain access to financial services

About two billion people currently lack access to the most basic banking facilities. Given how important those financial infrastructures have become to socioeconomic progress, (…) Read more

SaaS is expected to become the new industry standard

Software as a Service (SaaS) has known a spectacular rise to prominence. With the numerous advantages that SaaS brings to the table, more development is expected to boost its (…) Read more

Startup Zilingo raises 17M USD as niche e-commerce booms in Indonesia

Less than two years after its creation, Zilingo, a Southeast Asia-based e-commerce platform, has managed to raise $17M earlier in September. Led by Sequoia Capital India and Burda (…) Read more

E-commerce specialist DMM is launching its bitcoin mining venture in Japan

DMM has made a colossal step in the cryptocurrency sphere by announcing its new mining venture in Japan. Cryptocurrency, the new form of digital currency, is rapidly growing in (…) Read more

Discover Why E-Commerce Brands Should Consider Opening Physical Stores

Originally a mobile e-commerce platform co-founded by Carl Waldekranz in 2012, Tictail has opened the doors to its first-ever permanent storefront in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. (…) Read more

Order your products and have them delivered to your doorstep by a drone

Based in Iceland, Aha, known as the largest online marketplace has partnered with Flytrex, the Israeli drone company, to use drones to deliver its products to two parts of the (…) Read more

Ten ways to protect yourself when shopping online

Over the past few decades, the internet has developed into a dynamic and viable retailing channel, generating billions in online retailing sales. Online shopping has risen fast (…) Read more

Top 15 solutions for online payments

When it comes to finding a platform for online payments, there are more options than you can count. And while it cannot be denied that PayPal is the major player in the online (…) Read more

The effect of fintech on global e-commerce

Global payments options have evolved over the years, and the rise of new payment methods, including online and mobile payments, has been the effect of more online and mobile (…) Read more

E-commerce and the ten Cs that are revolutionizing the retail industry

The retail industry is more than ever a bustling ground. Sales are on a constant hike as innovations in various fields are unfolding at high speed. If you want to engage yourself (…) Read more

Guidelines for omnichannel retailers to make shipping less complex

Shipping is the backbone of any online commerce. However, it is a process that every retailer would joyfully avoid if possible due to the many complexities and costs entailed. (…) Read more

Overcoming the challenges of omnichannel in retail

While omnichannel has been around for several years and is now an established system, many companies are still having problems integrating it into their systems to make it work (…) Read more

How E-commerce is shaping the future of commerce

Electronic commerce- or E-commerce as it is usually abbreviated to- is a term defining a business or commercial transaction that comprises the transfer of information across the (…) Read more

Omnichannel models respond seamlessly to customer needs

As technology advances, it becomes more and more integrated into our daily lives. Most people have several Internet-connected devices around them at any given time, from desktop (…) Read more

How to ensure great customer experience

Any company that can provide a great customer experience sets themselves apart from the rest. And “what does my customer want” is the question every savvy executive is always (…) Read more

Guidelines to improve customer experience 

In the world of commerce, customer experience is the interaction between the customer and an organization over the total duration of their customer relationship. A good customer (…) Read more

Three best mobile point-of-sale systems for small businesses

Mobile point-of-sales (mPOS) technology has revolutionized the payment system.  With it, you can harness the power of your smartphone, tablet or any other mobile device to accept (…) Read more

Major challenges retailers face with Endless Aisle

Around ten percent of retail sales are lost because an item in the store is out of stock. When this happens, your customers look to your competitors to find the item they want. (…) Read more

Omnichannel: One of the favorite channels adopted by marketers 

In this age of massive digital consumption, there is a constant proliferation of social media and channels that can be used by marketers in new and exciting ways to reach their (…) Read more

How to make the most of the Omnichannel business model

Omnichannel is a strategy currently being employed in marketing. From being a rather unfamiliar concept five years ago, it has evolved into a crucial feature for successful (…) Read more

Unified Commerce can be a possible reality

In this day of digital technology and online shopping, empowered shoppers want to see more from their retail experience. This is not news, however, and shoppers now carry a (…) Read more

Omnichannel vs. Unified Commerce: Choosing the front runner for your business

The retail sector is all about omnichannel and unified commerce right now. Bolstered by mobilization of retail, digital commerce has placed the power in customer’s hands. The (…) Read more

Understanding the basics of unified commerce

Customer experience has become the pivotal point in marketing. Businesses have understood this and 89% of them expect to be competing with each other on this basis, as customer (…) Read more

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E-Commerce Companies Are Forecasted For A Cash Burn In This Year’s Festive Sales

With the festive season around the corner, retailers are rejoicing for the opportunity to cash in their sales, while the consumers can’t wait to avail special promotions and discounts. The eCommerce industry is one of the most stable and dynamic (…) Read more

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