Ecommerce and Retail, Marketing Infographics, Retail

Fathers Day Ecommerce Statistics: 5 Things Every Brand Needs to Know

It’s almost Father’s Day! I lost my Pops a few years ago, so take the time to hug your Dad and buy him a gift… even if it’s just a few bucks. He’ll love it even if he doesn’t show it. This time of year I find myself at Lowes looking at the cool tools and I think just for a split second… “I’m going to grab one of those for Dad” and then I remember he’s not with us anymore. 🙁 When it comes to analyzing the beliefs and purchasing habits of different consumer groups, marketers

Read More...

Ecommerce and Retail, Organic Search, Search Marketing

How to Optimize Prestashop for Increased SEO and Conversions

Conducting business through an online store is commonplace these days with innumerable online stores flooding the Internet. Prestashop is a common technology behind many such websites. Prestashop is an open source e-commerce software. Almost 250,000 (almost 0.5%) websites across the world use Prestashop. Being a popular technology, Prestashop provides several ways in which a site built using Prestashop can be optimized for ranking higher in the organic search (SEO) and getting more conversions. The aim of any e-commerce site is to attract traffic and getting more sales. This can be accomplished by optimizing the site

Read More...

Artificial Intelligence, Ecommerce and Retail, , Marketing Automation, Marketing Infographics, Mobile and Tablet Marketing, Mobile Applications

Dynamic Yield: AI-Powered Omnichannel Personalization Technology

Dynamic Yield’s advanced machine learning engine builds actionable customer segments in real time, enabling marketers to increase revenue via personalization, recommendations, automatic optimization and 1:1 messaging. Companies that excel at personalization see increased consumer engagement, top-line revenue, and a higher ROI. But a personalization-centric company doesn’t just happen. It takes buy-in, vendor selection, onboarding, and proper implementation. Some companies are considering personalization for the first time. Some are deploying simple email personalization. Some want to move into sophisticated segmentation strategies. The top companies prioritize personalization as more than a mere tactic, but as key to

Read More...

Augmented Reality, Ecommerce and Retail, Marketing Infographics, Mobile and Tablet Marketing, Mobile Applications, Retail, Technology

What is Augmented Reality? How Is AR Being Deployed for Brands?

From a marketer’s point of view, I actually believe augmented reality has much more potential than with virtual reality. While virtual reality will allow us to experience a totally artificial experience, augmented reality will enhance and interact with the world we currently live in. We’ve shared before how AR may impact marketing, but I don’t believe we’ve fully explained augmented reality and provided examples. Key to the potential with marketing is the advancement of smartphone technology. With bandwidth plentiful, computing speed that rivaled desktops just a few years ago, and plenty of memory – smartphone

Read More...

Ecommerce and Retail, Retail

Index Quick Chip: A Faster, Better EMV Experience

This afternoon, I visited my daughter at her office (how cool a Dad am I?). I stopped at the store across the street, The Fresh Market and picked up a nice flower arrangement for her desk and some treats for the staff there. When I checked out, I was blown away… I inserted my EMV credit card and it worked almost instantaneously. It was the fastest I’ve ever seen a checkout work with a chip-enabled card. Not only that, as I completed my payment, it asked me if I wanted a printed receipt or to

Read More...