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Horizon Media’s Night Market Creates First Ever E-Commerce Upfronts, the eCommFronts

Night Market Partners With Amazon, Google, Facebook, Instacart, Walmart (WMG) and Promote IQ/Kroger to Develop Upfront Focused Entirely on the Newest Trends and Most Effective eCommerce Strategies Horizon Media and Night Market, Horizon’s recently launched data intelligence company, announced that they have created the industry’s first Upfronts dedicated to eCommerce, an exclusive event for Horizon Media which they have branded: eCommFronts; Click & Connect. Marketing Technology News: Sage X3 V2020 R2 Released in…

Recipe for E-Commerce Success: Dawn Foods Goes Headless to Bring Rich B2B E-Commerce

commercetools, Contentstack and EPAM Systems Create Fast, Engaging, Innovative Customer Experiences  commercetools, the next-generation commerce software company, Contentstack, a modern content management system (CMS), and EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services, have taken the bakery industry high tech with a new headless commerce solution for Dawn Foods, a global bakery manufacturer and ingredients supplier. The B2B e-commerce solution gives Dawn…

Mediagrif E-Commerce Platform Orckestra Chosen As Exhibitor At New Retail TechLab

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., a leader in SaaS commerce technologies, is proud to announce that its enterprise-grade e-commerce solution – Orckestra – has been selected as one of the exhibitors at the new Retail TechLab in Copenhagen. Retail TechLab is an initiative to explore, exhibit and test solutions for the future of retail, established with the collaboration of the Danish government, the Danish Business Association, and numerous educational and corporate institutions including Microsoft. Recommended AI…

Creating the Best E-commerce Customer Experience with Design

As e-commerce sales skyrocket, all businesses are looking for ways to grow their sales by relying on the limited channels at their disposal. According to Salesforce, Q1 e-commerce sales in 2020 received 20 percent revenue growth, compared to 12 percent in Q1 of 2019. In particular, there was a 41 percent spike in digital revenue during the final 15 days of the quarter. Customers are frequenting websites for everything, from groceries to family-friendly games. A poorly-designed e-commerce site that is difficult to…

Amazon Online Shopping Trends Boost E-Commerce Sales during the Pandemic

Wunderman Thompson Commerce’s study shows the winners and losers of lockdown as Amazon and Tesco reign supreme New research by Wunderman Thompson Commerce reveals that fewer than two in ten (16%) of UK consumers intend to return to their old shopping habits post-lockdown, signifying the lasting change that COVID-19 will have on the retail industry. The COVID, Commerce and the Consumer research – which surveyed 2,000 UK consumers on their shopping experience during the COVID-19 pandemic – found that the need for safety…

GreyOrange Announces Strategic Partnership With E-Commerce Company Rex Brown

AI and Automation Leader GreyOrange to Provide Warehouse Automation to UK-Based E-Commerce Expert GreyOrange, a global software and mobile robotics provider that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimise fulfillment operations for companies worldwide, announced that Ranger Mobile Sort, the new GreyOrange fleet of modular sortation robots, will bring the latest automation to Rex Brown’s warehouses in a simple and scalable way. Rex Brown, a fast-growing e-commerce expert in sourcing, branding and…

Metacake’s Ken Ott Advises Readers on Building an E-commerce Business

Ken Ott, co-founder of Metacake, an e-commerce growth team, gives expert online marketing advice for small business owners in two recent articles for marthastewart.com's "American Made" section, dedicated to practical business advice and inspiration. Ken's May 6th interview focused on Building a Profitable Ecommerce Business, sharing Metacake's philosophy behind digital e-commerce basics, such as developing diverse business and marketing channels and focusing on customer lifetime value over ROAS. One bit of practical…

Three Strategies to Transform Your Retail E-Commerce Business

The sudden shift in e-commerce strategies due to the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way retailers think. Strategies for implementing buy-online-pickup-in-store (BOPIS) and curbside pickup now dominate the conversation. In order to survive in today’s highly volatile environment, retailers and marketers must leverage technologies that reduce time-to-market and create engaging content that lead customers to shop online. Here are three strategies that focus on delivering great customer experiences that strengthen customer…

AfterShip Makes Shipping Software Free to Support E-Commerce Shipping Needs

Postmen, AfterShip's global shipping API, allows companies to streamline and automate their e-commerce shipping process at scale AfterShip, the leading shipping and tracking platform for online retailers, today announced the company is making Postmen, its e-commerce shipping API, completely free with no limit on shipping volumes. Postmen is a scalable shipping solution that allows e-commerce companies to automate and optimize their shipping processes with 60 couriers worldwide. Because of COVID-19, businesses around…

AfterPay: Consumers State That They Have Made Fewer E-commerce Purchases in June

Results from AfterPay Insights' most recent survey responses show that e-commerce purchase growth in The Netherlands, Germany and Norway reached a plateau in May, with similarly declining growth rates now developing in the first half of June. Is this dampening growth the result of societies opening up? AfterPay Insights' research into consumers' recent e-commerce behavior now contains responses from more than 19.000 consumers in The Netherlands, Germany and Norway over a period of three months. Overall, the results show…

Inmar Intelligence and Fulfillment.com Join Forces to Provide the First True End-to-End E-Commerce Solution for Online Retailers

Leading e-commerce fulfillment and return providers now offer a full-spectrum service solution, enabling fulfillment and returns management on almost any e-commerce platform Fulfillment.com, the world’s preeminent provider of e-commerce order fulfillment services to high-volume independent Internet retailers, and Inmar Intelligence, a data-driven technology-enabled services company, announced a joint venture that provides online retailers with the first true end-to-end e-commerce solution. This offering covers the…

ClearSale Unveils Updated Shopify App to Give E-Commerce Merchants Cutting-Edge Fraud Protection

International fraud protection leader ClearSale announced updates to its integration with Shopify, now as a public app.  The public app ensures that the ClearSale app has been through the Shopify review process and provides e-commerce merchants protection from fraud, chargebacks and false positive declines. Marketing Technology News: Gap Inc. Taps DEG as Its Global Email Agency of Record The update to the application is timely, with reports suggesting that U.S. retailers have seen as much as a 68% year-over-year growth…

ClearSale Unveils Updated Shopify App to Give E-Commerce Merchants Cutting-Edge Fraud Protection

International fraud protection leader ClearSale announced updates to its integration with Shopify, now as a public app. The public app ensures that the ClearSale app has been through the Shopify review process and provides e-commerce merchants protection from fraud, chargebacks and false positive declines. The update to the application is timely, with reports suggesting that U.S. retailers have seen as much as a 68% year-over-year growth in online sales as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic protections. ClearSale’s service…

CartSquad Launches Startup to Help Companies Navigate the World of E-Commerce

CartSquad.com Helps Companies Adapt and Thrive CartSquad, a complete end-to-end channel management organization, launches this week amid a surge of e-commerce sales. Newly formed-company CartSquad has been in the works over the past few months, finally taking shape in April 2020. CartSquad.com was founded by a diverse group of distribution experts looking for a better way to help clients succeed through the online retail market. Though online retail sales have risen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic as more people…

Bublar to Develop Interactive E-commerce Tool in 3D/AR for Aritco

Bublar Group receives an order to develop an advanced and tailored interactive e-commerce tool based on a 3D configurator to the lift manufacturer Aritco Lift. The project is a collaboration between the subsidiaries Vobling and Sayduck, based on Sayduck's 3D/AR platform and Vobling's expertise to adapt the solution for Aritco. The order value is estimated to approximately SEK 2 million over 24 months and is based on a combination of license revenue and a fixed fee. The e-commerce tool will be available on Aritco's website…

Creative Ways to Foster Brand Loyalty in E-commerce

While some brands may have a dedicated brand loyalty team, you must find unique ways to rethink the initiative and bring back customers again and again. Consumers today have an abundance of choices. New opportunities to purchase from brands for which consumers have an affinity, such as their commitment to sustainability, or how to purchase, like 2-hour delivery or recurring subscriptions, are reshaping the modern buying process. While consumers may enjoy the variety, e-commerce companies must compete for brand loyalty in…

Buy Now, Pay Later Options Drive Increase in E-commerce Sales of Travel Services and Event Tickets as Some States Begin to Lift Stay-At-Home…

Data Also Reveal Household Appliances Up 45% and Women's Accessories Up 12% in Terms of Average Daily Sales Volumes Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider, today released new data from its app in the US, indicating that travel services and event ticket sales are beginning to recover. While still significantly lower compared to an average pre-COVID week, the Airlines category saw a 26% week-over-week rise in average daily transactions, while one event ticket seller saw Klarna-enabled transactions increase…

Widen and Productsup Partner to Help Customers Launch Products on 1,500+ E-commerce Channels

With Widen’s DAM+PIM solution and Productsup’s e-commerce syndication technology, brands have a complete toolset for assembling product content and going to market Widen, a provider of enterprise digital asset management (DAM) software, and Productsup, a leader in e-commerce data integration, today announced a partnership to help their mutual customers compete more effectively in e-commerce. The companies will integrate to help their users compile product data and content in the Widen Collective® and then launch products…

Porsche Accelerates E-Commerce Strategy with Launch of New Pre-Owned Vehicle Search Platform

Optimized vehicle search functionality by model variant, generation, interior and exterior colors as well as limited and special edition vehicles will provide seamless customer experience Porsche is fast-tracking its e-commerce strategy to meet growing customer demand for digital access to the brand. In the latest step, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) today launched its new pre-owned and Certified Pre-Owned vehicle search platform, Porsche Finder. With the launch of the new platform, PCNA is streamlining and…

Dada Group Launches Livestreaming E-Commerce Platform with One-Hour Delivery

High Demand for the Service Demonstrates Growing Online Economy in China Launch Highlights Strong Synergies between JDDJ and Dada Now Dada Group, China's leading local on-demand delivery and retail platform, today announced it is rolling out a Livestreaming E-Commerce service with one-hour delivery to nearly 100,000 retail stores in more than 700 counties and cities across the country. This new service offers a unique shopping experience for consumers and highlights the significant synergies between Dada's two complementary…