IBM Study: Majority of Global Consumers Embrace E-commerce

While the holiday shopping season will be different in many ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sustainability is still top of mind for many global consumers, according to the latest findings of a global IBM Institute for Business Value study. 54% of global consumers surveyed reported they are willing to change their holiday purchasing habits to help reduce environmental impact. This perspective was even more prevalent in some countries around the world, notably India (74%), Mexico (74%) and Brazil (66%). That is only…

Is COVID-19 Crisis Set To Drive E-Commerce Data Revolution?

One of the biggest outcomes of the COVID-19 crisis is the demand for an e-commerce data revolution that is pushing Ethical web scraping needs among the C-suite decision-makers. For all businesses, one consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the dramatic increase in the use of digital technologies driven mostly by a need to reduce human interaction and safeguard public health. These include consumer-facing applications such as grocery and food delivery services, business-to-business eCommerce innovations, and…

Ecwid E-commerce Releases U.S. Small Business Holiday Forecast

Ecwid E-commerce, a leading global software-as-a-service (SaaS) e-commerce company, unveiled the findings from a survey of U.S. small businesses’ holiday shopping strategies and expectations. The inaugural U.S. Small Business Holiday Forecast includes survey data from over 190 small businesses— revealing that three quarters believe the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their typical holiday plans. Ecwid E-commerce is an established multichannel e-commerce solution, powering hundreds of thousands of small businesses worldwide,…

ActiveCampaign Expands E-Commerce Functionality; Remains the Sole Provider in Supporting Emerging Online Sellers in Driving Sales, Loyalty…

With customer experience automation, e-commerce businesses of all sizes can build personalized and engaging omnichannel campaigns that rival those of retail giants ActiveCampaign, the leader in Customer Experience Automation (CXA), extends its e-commerce functionality to help emerging online sellers create and deliver 1-to-1 personalized, omnichannel experiences through all stages of the customer lifecycle. Marketing Technology News: Netcore Strengthens Middle East Presence by Onboarding Gulf News Increasingly,…

xTuple Launches ERP-E-Commerce Integrations with Shopify, Woo Commerce and ShipStation

xTuple, the national leader in enterprise resource planning manufacturing software for SMEs announces ERP-E-Commerce integrations with Shopify, WooCommerce, and ShipStation. The integration between xTuple’s top ERP system for small businesses - including manufacturing and inventory management, accounting, and planning platform – and Woo Commerce, ShipStation, and Shopify will deliver a competitive edge to manufacturers and distributors who seek to compete with larger producers in the e-comm space. “For nearly 20 years our…

New E-Commerce Partnership to Enhance Payment Solutions for Growing Brands

A new unified ecommerce and payments partnership that will allow fast-growing brands to bolster their operations and enhance client relationships has been sealed amidst COVID-19. Digital marketing and ecommerce specialist, Diginius has aligned with Adyen, a renowned payments platform that works with the likes of Facebook, Uber and Spotify. Both businesses are already working with VTEX, a digital collaborative commerce provider that helps power online operations for huge brands like Coca Cola, Levi’s and Samsung.…

Verishop Launches Social Shopping App, Bringing the Best of Social Media to E-Commerce

Users can now upload content, tag products, create and share curated collection boards, and follow people and brands At Verishop, we are building a social commerce platform with a mission to change the way people shop. We launched in July 2019 to address two problems: To help users find DTC brands, independent brands and traditional retailers for all their lifestyle needs in one place; and to bring the best of social discovery into shopping to create a more fun and inspiring place for brands to tell their stories and for…

twik Enhances E-Commerce Experience With a New Shopify App

twik, a driver of innovation in the e-commerce space, announces the release of its new Shopify app. Having already developed apps, plugins, and extensions that work with WordPress, Google Ads, and Google Analytics, twik is excited for this next step which will deepen its already impressive bench of e-commerce solutions. The new e-shopping app, designed to help vendors grow sales through personalization, leverages AI (Artificial Intelligence) and BI (Business Intelligence) to generate more cart- and add-to-cart sales…

Sinopec’s E-commerce Platform Epec.com Closes Deals Totaling Nearly USD 40 Billion

Epec.com, a professional SC2B e-commerce platform for industrial products launched by China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation in 2017, has listed a total of 1,565 online vendors and more than 14,000 product items since it went online three years ago, achieving an accumulated transaction volume of over USD 39 billion. Marketing Technology News: Votigo, Inc. Completes Acquisition of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co. Epec.com is an e-commerce platform facilitating SC2B (supply chain to businesses) transactions…

WeTrade Group Competes in Social E-Commerce with Technology Service Upgrade

WeTrade Group Inc. announced a plan to upgrade its cloud intelligence system service to better satisfy the Chinese market, after the technological service upgrade establishment. Along with the sustained development of social e-commerce in China, the industrial demands have been changing from the basic to a sophisticated social community e-commerce. WeTrade Group uses its advantages in technology and service to better target the market and serve audiences. Marketing Technology News: MCTV Selects MOBITV to Offer…

Retail and E-Commerce Brands Enjoy Powerful CX Boost From Getfeedback as SurveyMonkey Announces Expanded Investment in Salesforce Commerce…

Hibbett, Puma, YETI, and more share CX impact stories ahead of the 2020 holiday season SurveyMonkey announces plans to deepen value for e-commerce customers through purpose-built integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud SurveyMonkey, a leader in agile software solutions for customer experience, market research, and survey feedback, announced that Crocs, Deckers, Hibbett, Puma, and YETI are fueling their customer experience (CX) programs with GetFeedback, SurveyMonkey's multi-channel CX platform. With the ability to…

SPPZ Unveils e-Commerce Platform Powered by Fusionex

Multi-award-winning AI and Big Data technology market leader Fusionex signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SPPZ (Pertubuhan Komuniti Sokong Peniaga Pembayar Zakat), an initiative under PPIM (Persatuan Pengguna Islam Malaysia), to develop and support their e-commerce marketplace platform. The introduction of this platform will help a multitude of Halal-compliant businesses to enter the online space and embrace the digital economy. Marketing Technology News: Five9 to Acquire Inference Solutions The MoU was…

Channable’s Cross-border E-commerce Powers U.S. Digital Marketing Agencies

Channable, a leading global e-commerce platform provider for digital marketers, brands, and online retailers, announced its North American expansion accelerating international e-commerce for U.S.-based clients and partners. A spike in international e-commerce fueled by the pandemic prompted Channable to focus on the U.S. market. Channable is already working with Philips, Maison MRKT, Upper Quadrant, Carbon and others internationally and in the U.S. Marketing Technology News: Stoneshot Offers Email Marketing Benchmarking…

JetSense.ai Launches Textchat, the Only E-commerce Sales Tool

JetSense.ai, a leader in live chat and AI-driven chatbots, announces the launch of TextChat, a new sales tool enabling Shopify merchants to receive live chats from their stores via text message. TextChat ensures merchants never miss a sale due to an unanswered live-chat inquiry, leading to much higher conversion rates and many more sales. 71 percent of consumers said they would be less likely to choose a brand if it did not have human customer service representatives available. Merchants equipped with TextChat easily…

Rokt Closes US$80 Million Series D Investment Round as COVID-19 Drives Significant Demand in E-Commerce

The tech leader sees a 42% increase in valuation in 2020, to more than US$450M Rokt, the global leader in e-commerce technology, announced an investment of US$80M. The capital will help accelerate research & development and support the expansion of its client base into new verticals and geographies as Rokt continues to make e-commerce smarter, faster, and better. The funding round was led by Rokt's largest institutional shareholder TDM Growth Partners, and supported by other existing investors including Square Peg.…

Embrace Automation or Get Left Behind, Urge E-Commerce Leaders

E-commerce leaders urge trend watchers to keep an eye on the recent innovations in automation and data science capabilities to meet growing demands in the omnichannel digital CX industry. In recent months, more and more businesses have embraced digital than ever before in an attempt to claw back some revenue from factors such as store closures and physical restrictions. And, as a result, an omnichannel approach has never been so important. This move has seen food establishments offer online ordering and delivery services,…

transcosmos Becomes a Certified “Lazada” Partner, ASEAN’s Leading E-Commerce Platform

With its bases in ASEAN, transcosmos helps clients succeed in cross-border e-commerce more than ever transcosmos inc. is proud to announce that the company has become a certified partner of "Lazada," a leading e-commerce platform in ASEAN. transcosmos delivers clients' superior products into the hands of ASEAN consumers by enhancing its cross-border e-commerce services building on its bases in ASEAN countries and its e-commerce and distribution network. Marketing Technology News: Really Simple Systems Launches New…

Bambuser Partners With Dept to Bring Interactive Live Stream E-Commerce Experiences

Partnership marks Bambuser's expansion into DACH and BENELUX Interactive live video shopping provider Bambuser and Dept, an award-winning international digital agency of experienced thinkers & makers, announce a partnership to bring interactive live video shopping to global consumer brands through integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud. This partnership marks Bambuser's expansion into DACH and BENELUX, closely following the opening of its new offices in London and New York. Dept has seen an increase in demand…

MarTech Startup, edrone, Secures Funding of USD 5.3 Million to Fuel Their Ambitions of Becoming One-Stop-Shop for E-Commerce

Polish marketing technology startup edrone has raised USD 5.3 million Series A funding to fuel their ambitions of building a marketing one-stop-shop for e-commerce. The capital came from two sources: a Hungarian VC, PortfoLion, in a Series A round, and an R&D grant for edrone's autonomous virtual assistant. It will be invested in research and business development for the CEE and LATAM regions. It’s their first funding after bootstrapping for four years. The product is aimed at medium and large e-commerce businesses…

Chatbot & Nano Influencer Service Launches to Help Amazon E-commerce Sellers

The recently launched The Chat Agency provides e-commerce sellers with Facebook Messenger chatbot and social media nano influencer marketing services. The company's services are designed to achieve online sellers' most important business objectives by increasing brand awareness, product sales, and rankings. The newly launched company was created to solve some important issues the founders had run into from their own experiences. "We noticed our listings were losing rank for competitive and valuable keywords. We knew we…