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Carzato and RouteOne Announce Online Retailing Experience Integration

Integration of two leading automotive platforms empowers consumers and dealerships in seamless buying experience Carzato, a leading automotive online services provider, announces its integration with RouteOne, a leading F&I technology provider, to furnish an optimal experience for consumers and dealers in North America. With the collaboration, Carzato's Online Retailing Experience (ORE) platform integrates with RouteOne's credit aggregation system to present indirect auto financing quotes to consumers and enable…

Online Retail Enabler Vserve Ebusiness Emerges Victorious in Payoneer 2020 Awards ‘Freelance Businesses of the Year’ Category

Scott Galit CEO of Global payments major Payoneer awarded the illustrious 'Freelance Businesses of the Year Award' for this year to Siva Balakrishnan, CEO of Vserve Ebusiness Solutions in recognition of his company's superior service delivery and value creation for small and medium businesses who are looking to strengthen their online retailer presence Payoneer honored the global entrepreneurial spirit displayed by Siva Balakrishnan and his team at Vserve Ebusiness in helping hundreds of businesses go online and become…

The Five Key Ways Big Data Can Help Online Retailers

Playing in the online retail industry is increasingly difficult. Margins are becoming tighter, while the massive influx of newcomers further saturates a market that is already filled to the brim with established competitors. In an age in which data has evolved into a hyper-valuable commodity, the so-called “new oil,” businesses are turning to Big Data to keep pushing forward. Many companies are finding more and more value in data. How? By analyzing it in myriad new ways, by visualizing it for patterns and trends, and by…

Channable, the Universal Platform Accelerating Go-to-Market Strategies for Brands, Online Retailers and Agencies Debuts in the US

Company also Launches BigCommerce Integration and PPC Price Extension Functionality Channable a leading provider of retail solutions that optimize product and service go-to-market strategies and online advertising, announced the US debut of its Channable platform at NRF Vision 2020. Due to customer demand, the company also announced its BigCommerce integration and PPC Price Extension functionality. Marketing Technology News: RingCentral Named a November 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Unified…

The World of Online Retail: Navigating Increasingly Choppy Waters

There is no shying away from the fact that the high street has seen better days. UK shops are continuing to close – more than 1,200 last year, meaning more retailers are turning their focus to online. In the UK, e-commerce now accounts for more than a fifth of total retail sales, according to data from eMarketer, however nailing the experience is a major issue, with conversion rates 7x lower than brick and mortar counterparts. Getting digital rights requires focus and smart investments to be successful. A recent report on…

Top Online Retailer Particl Launches Unhackable Marketplace

Particl Has Announced the Launch of Its Open Online Marketplace.The Site Offers Superior Privacy to Most of Its Biggest Competitors and Makes It Much Easier to Buy Items with Cryptocurrency Leading online retailer Particl.io officially launched its marketplace at 8 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Particl is an entirely decentralized ecosystem built around a native privacy coin called PART. Particl is dedicated to addressing the biggest issues still plaguing crypto: the inability to effectively spend cryptocurrencies…

Online Retail Sales Bounce Back in June to Record Strongest Growth this Year

Online retail sales were up +8.5% in June 2019 With excellent weather and the start of the sale season signalling the arrival of summer, online retail sales rose by +8.5% Year-on-Year (YOY) in June, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. After a disappointing May, which saw online sales suffer their worst growth on record (+1.9%), June’s results represent the strongest growth so far this year, and are well ahead of the 3-month, 6-month and 12-month rolling averages (respectively -0.5%, +5.4%, +6.9%).…

NexTech Acquires Hoot A Leader In 3D and 360 Degree Photography Software to Online Retailers

Company Continues Its Growth by Acquisition Strategy and Further Strengthens Its End-To-End Technology Solution for Online Retail NexTech AR Solutions announced it has acquired Hoot, a major player in the 2D to 3D photography software industry. Hoot provides 3D and 360-degree product photography, spin and zoom technology to online retailers, with just a snippet of code that is used to quickly embed the 3D experience onto a site. With this acquisition NexTech will offer the Hoot platform alongside its own suite…

conDati Launches Data-Science-As-A-Service Solution Designed to Boost Online Retail Sales from Marketing Campaign Spend

MarTech Pioneer Provides Omnichannel Campaign Performance Analytics and AI-Driven Recommendations to Optimize Campaigns conDati announced the launch of new capabilities on top of its digital marketing solution that helps eTailers and digital marketers understand their omnichannel campaign performance to sales revenue in a single platform. conDati’s AI and machine learning capabilities provide current insights and actionable recommendations to e-commerce companies looking to optimize their ROI from digital marketing spend,…

Online Retailers Are Missing the Mark on Customer Preferences, SAP Global Study Indicates

Three out of four online shoppers worldwide fail to regularly see product recommendations that interest them, according to a global survey sponsored by SAP SE. The findings were part of the SAP Customer Experience organizational unit's recent Consumer Propensity Study, aimed at gauging consumer attitudes to online shopping experiences. The study surveyed over 20,000 consumers in 24 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, the United Kingdom and the United States. When asked how often suggested recommendations…

Can Direct-to-Consumer Brands Successfully Shift from Online to Offline Retail?

New Findings Reveal How DTC Darlings Are Breaking Into Brick-and-Mortar, says Blis author Direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands have been steadily picking up steam, with a particular appeal to a digitally native generation of buyers accustomed to fast, easy-to-use and personalized experiences. Between clothing, accessories, or even luggage and mattresses, DTC brands are hitting the market hard, utilizing marketing strategies that excite consumers and make shopping experiences new and convenient. These digital-first brands…

V12 Reports Online Browsing for Furniture and Home Retail Products Increased by 200+%

Highlights Include a 242% Increase in Online Browsing for Desks and a 260% Increase for Outdoor Furniture Powered by V12 Signals Technology to Identify In-Market Shoppers Browsing Online or on a Brand's Website V12, a leading provider of purchase intent insight and marketing services, shared recent statistics on how consumer shopping behavior is changing in response to the coronavirus pandemic. During March, online browsing for furniture increased by 200+% as evidenced by examples including a 242% increase in online…

Luxury French Retailer ba&sh to Use Cappasity Platform for 3D Visualization of Online Store Products

Immersive technology expert Cappasity is happy to announce a partnership with the French fashion retailer ba&sh. The brand will use the Cappasity platform for the 3D visualization of its online store products Since its creation by Parisians Barbara Boccara and Sharon Krief in 2003, luxury fashion brand ba&sh has been a major success. It is the embodiment of French bohemian style, offering signature contemporary clothing in the accessible luxury market. With 249 stores all over the world, ba&sh has ambitious…

Online Channel May Not Be the Saviour Clothing Retailers Hoped For, Says GlobalData

Since the UK Government enforced stores to close for the foreseeable future, many non-food retailers hoped that customers would divert spend onto their online channels. However, last week, Next - the UK’s third largest clothing retailer - announced that it was prioritising the safety of its employees by closing its distribution centre. As a result, many retailers may now feel pressured into shutting their own e-commerce operations bringing potential sales from this channel crashing down to zero, according to GlobalData, a…

New Retail Systems Research Survey Report Details Consumer Online Shopping Habits During Coronavirus

94% of Shoppers State That Online Shopping Will Be Essential During the COVID-19 Crisis Yottaa, Inc., the leading cloud platform for accelerating eCommerce, announced the publication of a new consumer survey research report titled, “The Early Effects Of COVID-19 On Online Shopping.” The research, which was conducted by Retail Systems Research (RSR) and sponsored by Yottaa, was designed to quantify the effects the coronavirus outbreak is having on US-based shoppers – and their shopping behaviors. Marketing Technology…

Contentsquare Issues Global Online Holiday Shopping Data Focused on Retail Fashion

Stats on Site Performance, User Profiles and User Navigation Show Shoppers are Persistent about Taking Advantage of Deals During Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Among Other Findings Experience analytics leader Contentsquare released in-depth, global data on online holiday shopping with a focus on the retail fashion sector.  The data, which was collected from Nov. 15 through Dec. 24 across 314 million user sessions, looks at site performance, users profiles and user navigation, and how they change during Black Friday, Cyber…

Resulticks Holiday Retail Report: Three out of Five Shoppers Check Prices Online While Shopping In-Store

Study commissioned by real-time omnichannel marketing automation leader reinforces importance of omnichannel shopping experience driven by personalization and convenience Resulticks, the world's fastest growing real-time conversation marketing solutions provider, released an insightful research report titled "Evolving the Customer Experience", analyzing U.S. consumer holiday shopping behaviors across brick-and-mortar and online retailers. Despite the focus in recent years on online shopping, the report reinforces the…

Retailers on the Blueport Platform Post Strong Cyber 5 Online Sales

Average Online Growth Tops 50%, with Black Friday Average Order Size over $1,170 and Nearly 50% of Sales Placed via Smartphone Blueport Commerce, the leading omnichannel platform for big-ticket retail, reported that retailers running websites on the Blueport platform averaged 50% online sales increases compared to last year for the 5-day period from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday. Growth was particularly strong over the holiday weekend and Cyber Monday. On Black Friday, average order size on the platform topped…

Happy Returns Introduces Pricing For Smaller Retailers and Adds Functionality to Its Online Return & Exchange Service

Huckberry, American Giant, Ministry of Supply, Cuts Clothing, and Others Switch to Happy Returns—Joining Rothy’s, Parachute Home, Outerknown and Draper James Happy Returns announced new pricing tiers and additional functionality for its online return and exchange service. The company’s online return and exchange service equips retailers with a fully-branded, customizable online flow that retains revenue by maximizing exchanges and gives shoppers ease and flexibility in initiating returns. Enhanced functionality announced…

Online Marketplaces Have Wallet Share but Retailers Are Not Far Behind: Salesforce Report

As against the popular belief, online marketplaces like Amazon or eBay do not have an overwhelming advantage when it comes to the purchases made online. The Connected Shoppers Report by Salesforce shows that the buyers’ choices are complex. While Online Marketplaces top in Share of wallet (SOW), the retailers who have a presence in online space are not far behind. The Salesforce study covering 10,000 global shoppers reveals. What is Wallet Share (SOW)? Firstly, Share of wallet (SOW) is a Marketing metric used to identify…