StitcherAds Launches Digital Circulars & Catalogs, Helping Grocers Deliver Personalized Shopping Experiences on Facebook, Instagram…

New solution transforms localized print circulars for social advertisers StitcherAds, the leading platform for ad solutions and shopping experiences that drive sales on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat, announced the launch of Digital Circulars and Catalogs ahead of Super Bowl LV. The customizable solution lets grocery retailers automatically surface customers personalized product selections, with prices and sales, from their nearest store in ad units on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Marketing Technology…

New Survey from Convey Reveals Consumers Were Overwhelmingly Positive About Recent Holiday Shopping Experiences

Despite shipping delays, inventory shortages and discomfort with in-store shopping, vast majority of consumers said this holiday was as good as or better than last year While the global pandemic turned traditional gift-buying on its head and delivery problems were widespread, holiday shopping was a positive experience for the vast majority of consumers, according to a survey released today from Delivery Experience Management (DEM) leader Convey. The survey of more than 1,100 American consumers found that despite delays and…

Delvify Releases ‘The SMART Guide to Visual AI’ to Inspire Next Generation Online Shopping Experiences

New report to encourage eCommerce businesses to adopt AI powered Visual technology to help customers discover and shop what they see Delvify has released a new report “Visual AI – the SMART Approach” to encourage eCommerce businesses to adopt new Visual AI technologies and help customers ‘discover and shop what they see’ with Visual Search and Personalised Recommendations. This definitive report, the first of its kind, aims to demystify Visual AI tech and help eCommerce businesses delve into how they can transform their…

Contentserv and BigCommerce Partner to Deliver Engaging Shopping Experiences

Contentserv, the global Product Experience platform provider, announces its technology partnership with BigCommerce Inc., the makers of the leading open SaaS e-commerce platform, BigCommerce. BigCommerce is a lightweight yet powerful open SaaS e-commerce platform that combines a comprehensive stock management system with a versatile shop system while also facilitating multichannel sales. This partnership enables seamless integration between Contentserv and BigCommerce via a connector developed by Contentserv to syndicate…

Bambuser Launches New Features for Enhanced Live Video Shopping Experiences

Interactive live video streaming provider Bambuser announced the addition of several new features to the company's Live Video Shopping platform. The new capabilities enable retailers to drive deeper customer engagement and maximize the impact of their live streaming e-commerce initiatives, both during and after the events. Marketing Technology News: Time to Spend More on Influencer Marketing Across Multimedia Channels, Including OOH and Online Radio Major feature enhancements include: Multi-domain broadcasting: …

Bambuser Partners With Kjell & Company to Offer One-On-One Shopping Experiences to Digital Customers Using Live Streaming Video

Interactive live video streaming provider Bambuser and Swedish electronics chain Kjell & Company announced a partnership that will enable the retailer to provide customers with live, one-on-one shopping experiences via digital platforms. The initiative expands upon the capabilities of Bambuser's flagship, pioneering Live Video Shopping technology, and heralds the future of interactive e-commerce experiences. Kjell & Company, which first implemented Live Video Shopping with Bambuser in early 2020, is collaborating…

Octane AI Launches Shoppable Quiz, Enabling Ecommerce Brands to Create Personalized, Consultative Online Shopping Experiences

Octane AI also announces a $4.25 million capital raised led by Bullpen Capital, bringing total funding to $9 million Octane AI, the all-in-one buyer profile, Facebook Messenger, and SMS marketing platform for Shopify,  announced the launch of their Shoppable Quiz private beta. The Shoppable Quiz brings the retail consultation experience online with a personalized shopping experience, featuring a fully customizable and easy-to-use quiz builder integrated with Shopify, Klaviyo, ReCharge and other best-in-class ecommerce…

It’s Culture Thing Now: Onus is on Retailers to Deliver In-Store Shopping Experiences

COVID-19 crisis runs deep into every business model. Particularly for retail, in-store shopping experiences has become a topic of serious discussion. Retail has always been under serious pressure to adapt to widening physical and digital shopping experiences, even as new e-commerce competitors kept taking a lion's share off sales and profits. Before the pandemic hit, we were already inching closer to the death of the High Street. But with lockdown restrictions and now, new COVID containment measures in place, its demise…

Qubit to Deliver More Relevant Shopping Experiences with Google Cloud’s Recommendations AI

Early adopters of Recommendations AI have experienced a 90% increase in click-through rate and 40% uplift in conversions Qubit, a leader in AI-led merchandising and personalized experiences, announced it has furthered its partnership with Google Cloud, making Recommendations AI available for eCommerce teams. The product recommendations solution is deeply integrated within Qubit’s new product interface for merchandising, enabling eCommerce teams to leverage Google Cloud’s latest AI technology. Included in the offering is…

Coremedia and commercetools Enable Brands to Create Inspiring Shopping Experiences

The CoreMedia Content Cloud is now available on the commercetools Integration Marketplace CoreMedia, developer of the agile content management and experience orchestration platform CoreMedia Content Cloud, is now a partner of commercetools, a leading global software company and Provider of the platform of the same name for B2C and B2B trade of the next generation. This partnership integrates CoreMedia's open, API-driven best-of-breed solution with the cloud-based headless e-commerce software from commercetools. This gives…

Walgreens Boots Alliance Creates Personalized, Omnichannel Healthcare and Shopping Experiences Powered by New Customer Experience Management…

Company announces strategic partnership with industry leaders Microsoft and Adobe to launch second phase of digital transformation at the intersection of health and technology Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. announced an expansion of its strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe to launch a world-class digital experience and customer insights platform to deliver personalized healthcare and shopping offerings. It will provide Walgreens and Boots customers with products and services from its global pharmacy and retail…

BigCommerce Launches Page Builder, Simplifying Creation of Differentiated Online Shopping Experiences

Drag-and-drop visual editor enables code-free page design functionality across ecommerce storefront BigCommerce, a leading open SaaS commerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, announced the release of Page Builder, an intuitive, drag-and-drop visual design tool that empowers merchants to quickly build differentiated shopping experiences across their online storefront. Now natively available to BigCommerce merchants across all plan types, Page Builder simplifies a brand’s ability to quickly build new and…

BigCommerce Unveils Page Builder, Empowering Brands to Easily Create Next Generation Shopping Experiences

BigCommerce, a leading open SaaS commerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, today announced the release of Page Builder, an intuitive, drag-and-drop visual design tool that empowers merchants to quickly build differentiated shopping experiences across their online storefront. Now natively available to BigCommerce merchants across all plan types, Page Builder simplifies a brand’s ability to quickly build new and edit existing pages with drag-and-drop blocks of content called widgets—including individual…

Mastercard Powers Faster, Seamless Online Shopping Experiences for Amazon Customers

Merchants across the globe increasingly adopt tokenization, eliminating the need to manually update card credentials and increasing peace of mind at checkout More and more consumers are going online to purchase everything from groceries and food delivery to home improvement goods, apparel and entertainment; as they do, merchants are focused on providing an increasingly seamless experience. Today, Mastercard announced that Amazon customers in 12 countries across North America, Latin America, Middle East and Europe will…

IRI Finds Consumers are Prioritizing Convenience and Value in Their Shopping Experiences

IRI’s Q4 2019 Consumer Connect Survey Finds Shoppers Increasingly Turning to Dollar and E-Commerce Channels Despite the persistent threat of a recession, consumers remain confident about their financial well-being and are contributing to CPG sales growth, according to IRI’s Q4 2019 Consumer Connect Survey, released. However, as consumers prioritize saving time, effort and money, they are shifting their shopping habits to channels they feel best support them. In the full report, titled “Channel Trends in CPG Today,”…

Smart & Final Introduces New Online Shopping Experiences for Household and Business Customers

The Completely Redesigned SmartandFinal.com and Business.SmartandFinal.com Offer Integrated and Customized Online Shopping Platforms Smart & Final, the smaller, faster grocery warehouse store for household and business customers, announces the launch of two customized online shopping portals at SmartandFinal.com and Business.SmartandFinal.com. The new platforms provide an experience tailored to the needs of Smart & Final household and business customers and completely integrate with a newly redesigned website.…

BigCommerce for Drupal Brings Customized Shopping Experiences to Drupal Community

BigCommerce, the leading SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, announced BigCommerce for Drupal, a headless commerce module built specifically for the open-source content management system (CMS), at DrupalCon Seattle. Developed in partnership with Acro Media, a world-renowned digital commerce agency, BigCommerce for Drupal gives brands the ability to embed flexible, enterprise-level ecommerce functionality into revolutionary customer experiences created within Drupal’s highly-extensible and secure…

RichRelevance Winter ’19 Delivers on Hyper-Personalization to Individualize Shopping Experiences at Scale

Xen AI Auto-Discovers Meaningful Customer Segments and Affinities to Rapidly Identify Under-Performing and Hidden Segments and Detect Opportunities for Increased Revenue RichRelevance, the leader in Experience Personalization, announced innovations that allow digital leaders to apply Deep Learning (DL) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to create the industry’s most memorable, relevant shopping experiences at scale. These latest enhancements to the Personalization Cloud, Hyper-Personalization, advance the industry…

Grupo Nazan Drives Seamless Shopping Experiences with Oracle Retail

Mexican Footwear Retailer Taps Oracle to Maximize Omnichannel Customer Engagement National Retail Federation — Creating a seamless customer experience across channels, Grupo Nazan has embarked on a digital transformation initiative with Oracle. Grupo Nazan sells footwear brands Impuls, Destroyer, and Playa Mayoreo through 100 stores and wholesale channels in Mexico. With a business that was historically driven by catalog, the company recognized an opportunity to expand digitally and physically with the adoption of a…

Salesforce Expands Commerce Cloud With New Platform Tools For Embedding Smart, Personalized, And Connected Shopping Experiences Anywhere

New APIs and Developer Services Empower Brands to Go Beyond Ecommerce Sites and Modernize Every Shopping Experience – Across Apps, Social Networks, Personal Assistants and More Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced new innovations across its Commerce Cloud platform that enable companies to bring artificial intelligence, visual search, inventory availability services and more to an entirely new generation of commerce experiences. Today, discovering and shopping for products doesn’t happen exclusively on ecommerce…