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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…

FloatThat Offers a New, Unique Online Social Shopping Experience

FloatThat is a new, online shopping platform that allows members the opportunity to win everyday goods – including HDTVs, computers, gaming systems, smartwatches, and gift cards – for a fraction of their full retail price in a fun and interactive social experience. Marketing Technology News: Pixalate Releases 2019 App-ads.txt and Ads.txt Trends Report: 5,550% Growth in App-Ads.Txt Adoption FloatThat members can browse the different available products, and purchase an entry spot for a chance to win an item of interest,…

These 5 Trends Will Dominate Online Shopping in 2020

By the end of 2019, the total value of eCommerce retail sales could reach $3.4 trillion, closing a decade of steady growth. The online shopping landscape has developed massively to provide a constantly better experience for shoppers. And with the ever-growing consumer demands, novel technologies, and fresh practices, maybe the best is yet to come. The only way to stay ahead of the curve is by keeping an eye on the latest trends. So, what should eCommerce retailers focus on to welcome the new decade in all its glory? 1.…

Connecting With Customers on the Ground Is Not yet Dead

As our lives become busier and online shopping continues to disrupt the traditional retail sector, you only have to look at the decline of our high streets to know that there is a revolution going on in the way that we shop. In the last year, household names such as Boots, Debenhams and House of Fraser have all been affected by store closures and job losses. But there could be light at the end of the tunnel for big brands trying to reconnect with their customers on the ground, according to retail expert Robert Lockyer, CEO…

1010data: In-Store Shopping Loses 3% Market Share on Both Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Transaction Data Shows Growth, With Shift to Online Spending 1010data, a leading provider of analytical intelligence and consumer transaction data, released the third in a series of holiday reports, Black Friday 2019: Is Online Shopping Sounding the Death Knell For Black Friday? This study, which utilizes 1010data’s Card panel of over 5 million consumers, examines and analyzes the data relating to changes in Black Friday and Thanksgiving week sales in 2019—not only overall online sales growth, but the spread of sales over…

Survey: 52% Of Workers Will Shop Online While On The Job This Holiday Season; 44% Admit Productivity Takes A Hit

Phoenix, San Diego and Austin have the largest numbers of workers who said online shopping hinders productivity The internet makes it easy to shop around the clock, and many workers will be shopping on the clock for the upcoming holidays. New research from staffing firm Robert Half Technology shows 52% of employees will be "workshopping" — that is, shopping online from the office or while using a corporate device. Of those respondents, 44% admitted that surfing for deals hinders their on-the-job productivity. Marketing…

Clicktivated Survey Reveals Insights About Consumers’ Ecommerce Patterns, Demonstrating Shoppers Value Simplicity and Purposeful…

Data gathered also reveals insights on social media use, ad preferences, and website browsing habits Clicktivated, an interactive platform that connects viewers to products and information inside video as they watch, announced the results of a proprietary survey on consumers' online shopping and browsing opinions, revealing new insights that can help brands reach target audiences more effectively and increase user engagement and ultimately drive sales. Marketing Technology News: Aviso Named Sales Analytics Leader by G2…

RevJet’s Ad Experience Sentiment Report Reveals Change in Sentiment, Behavior of Online Consumers

Survey Commissioned by RevJet Reveals 38% Feel Digital Ads are Not Relevant and 64% Dislike Companies that Promote Repetitive Messaging RevJet, the only platform that simplifies digital ad experience management for Fortune 500 marketers, today announced the results of their latest Ad Experience Sentiment Report revealing a change in sentiment and behavior of online consumers on digital advertising and online shopping. Of note: 38% of consumers feel that digital ads they see online are not relevant, and 64% feel negatively…

TechBytes with Neil Trevett, Vice President at NVIDIA

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at NVIDIA. I am VP Developer Ecosystems at NVIDIA, where I help drive and develop the technology and relationships that enable application developers to take advantage of advanced GPU acceleration. I am also the elected President of The Khronos Group, where I initiated the OpenGL ES standard that's now used by billions worldwide every day, helped catalyze the WebGL and glTF projects to bring interactive 3D graphics to the Web and helped establish and launch the…

Solvvy Launches E-Commerce Solution to Make Online Shopping Effortless

Retailers Can Now Provide Fast, Accurate Responses to Online Shoppers Solvvy, an intelligent customer support automation platform, has introduced Solvvy for E-Commerce, a solution designed to reduce customer effort by quickly resolving the most common customer issues at every step of the digital shopping experience. Solvvy for E-Commerce allows shoppers to quickly resolve their issues during the pre and post-purchase experience without contacting customer support, freeing up agent time for tickets that require a human…

Mastercard Digital Wellness Program to Enhance Transparency, Security and Choice for Online Shopping

AI technology and suite of resources empowers small and independent businesses, makes password-free, online checkouts more secure for cardholders Mastercard launched the Mastercard Digital Wellness program, a host of technologies and resources that enable all businesses, especially small and independent merchants, to better serve today’s digital-first consumer. As part of this program, Mastercard will deploy EMVCo’s specification for fast, click-to-pay check-out for digital commerce. The specification replaces…

What This Year’s Hong Kong Electronics Fair Shows Us About the Future of Retail AI

There is no question that AI and robotics will have a profound impact on the retail industry - but precisely what that impact will be has been a subject of debate. My experience at this year’s Hong Kong Electronics Fair, the world’s largest, gave me a glimpse of how AI will transform the retail experience, starting with the introduction of helpful robots into brick-and-mortar stores, and continuing with the installation of smart machines that can do everything from delivering goods directly to customers to making a tasty…

RevJet Announces Results of Second Ad Experience Sentiment Report Revealing Change in Sentiment, Behavior of Online Consumers

Survey Commissioned by RevJet Reveals a 47% Increase in Online Ad Attentiveness Among Younger Consumers RevJet, the only platform that puts Fortune 500 marketers in control of digital advertising experiences, announced the results of their second survey revealing the behavior and sentiment of over 1000 consumers on digital advertising and online shopping. Of note: older respondents are quickly shifting their behavior in purchasing more items online – an increase of 38%, while younger respondents are paying more attention…

The Inseparable State of Social Media and Shopping

"The relationship between social media and shopping is rapidly evolving, and brands and retailers are exploring ways to take full advantage." Far from the days when it was a channel to simply connect and mingle with friends, social media has now become intrinsically tied to marketing and sales strategies. From awareness to conversion, social media plays a key role throughout the entire shopping journey. The relationship between social media and shopping is rapidly evolving, and brands and retailers are exploring ways to…

Consider Investing in a Marketing Technology Partner for Retail Transformation

Heath Wells, Co-Founder and CEO, NuORDER, Speaks About the Retail Transformation: How Brands and Retailers Are Responding to an Evolving Landscape In the latest retail landscape report published by NuOrder, it is revealed how B2B brands will start to focus more on emerging business models such as subscription services, personal shopping, and daily deals. The report finds that 22% of brands said they are planning to focus on specialty retailers; 33% of brand sales managers are planning to shift the mix of retail partners…

Could Amazon Have Done Better on Prime Day?

Declassified Documents Reveal How Amazon Struggled to Fix the Prime Day Pandemonium CNBC obtained internal documents which reveal how Amazon struggled to procure enough server storage space on Prime Day. As a cover-up, they had to publish a demoted front-page subsequently killing all its international traffic. Market predicts that sales plummeted for Amazon as the problem occurred at the start of Prime Day. The Prime Day is the biggest sales day for Amazon, annually. Glancing at these documents, experts are suggestive…

Wunderman Commerce Study Reveals Amazon’s Shopping Search Supremacy

Consumers Tend to Purchase Where They Search with 51% of Consumers Starting Their Online Shopping Journey on Amazon Amazon's influence on consumer shopping behaviors continues to accelerate. Data from a new Future Shopper study released by Salmon, a Wunderman Commerce company, shows Amazon leads as consumers' preferred starting point for shopping (51%), and also dominates where consumers complete the majority of their online purchases (55%). Over 3,500 consumers who shop online across the US and UK were surveyed for this…

TrueCommerce Announces Integration with Shopify eCommerce Platform

Shopify Merchants Get a Unified Platform for Integrating Commerce Channels with Backend Business Systems TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration and unified commerce solutions, has announced the availability of integration with Shopify, a leading eCommerce platform powering over 500,000 merchants across 175 countries. The new product offers Shopify merchants a unified platform for integrating all commerce channels with their business systems and supply chain network. Additionally,…

Amazon Era: When People Shop Online, They’re Most Likely to Start on Amazon

State of the Amazon Era Data Report: Amazon Owns Over 80 Percent Market Share Across Product Categories Amazon is the most competitive battleground for brands to showcase their legitimacy and increase customer reach. The leading ecommerce platform continues to eat into market share and offer the highest product label conversions. To stay on top of the Amazon Era, marketing teams must know the pulse of present ecommerce trends. To help marketing teams and brands understand the marketing on Amazon, Jumpshot recently…

New Study: Every Fifth Shopper Finds Online Shopping a Stressful Experience

New research from Clicktale highlights the emotional impact of shopping in-store and online A fifth of US consumers (21%) find that going shopping makes them feel stressed, while more than 1 in 10 experience high-stress levels while buying online. That’s according to a new Stress Shopping report from experience analytics firm Clicktale, which examines the role of emotions in shaping consumer experiences both online and in-store. Read More: Key Martech-Focused Takeaways from Mary Meeker Internet Trends 2018 Most Shoppers…