(This is a guest post from our friends over at Shipmonk, a pick, pack, and ship fulfillment solution for eCommerce.)
eCommerce is evolving at a rapid pace. If you want to continue boosting sales and conversion rates over time, it’s important to stay ahead of the latest online shopping trends. In this article, we’ll cover 13 top trends for eCommerce in 2019. Read on to learn what they are and how to implement them in your online business. (more…)
This week we’re reading a variety of articles that include how data is shaping the future of retail, strategies for decreasing returns, and how retail chains are reinventing the shopping experience. Read the articles below!
Merchants often need to move large amounts of data (such as product catalogs, orders or customer data) from one system to another for processing or organization. The issue is that how one system structures and accepts data might not be the same as the destination system. How do you transfer and share data between systems then (other than entering it by hand)?
many rely on integration that uses CSV (comma-separated values) files to export and import text files of their data between systems. CSVs are a universal file type that many systems support and merchants feel comfortable managing. While file integration is often an integration option, it also has its limitations. As you evaluate this data integration approach, this article considers why file-based integration via CSV files can be better than API-based integration. (more…)
This week we’re reading a variety of articles that include how UPS is preparing for the holidays, Amazon’s Black Friday and holiday domination, and why merchants have to make their customer connections stand out. Read the articles below!
B2B companies today are rethinking their online strategies. eCommerce is no longer an afterthought, but rather a can’t miss opportunity to expand your business model and acquire new customers.
Even beyond providing a better experience online for current B2B customers, B2B merchants are taking the leap to sell direct to consumers. It’s a way to differentiate from your competition and tap into new markets.
It can be a little overwhelming though to move from B2B selling to B2C online selling. So, we’ll take an in-depth look at nChannel customer Amax Incorporated, a B2B seller, and how they successfully launched four B2C websites for the first time. (more…)