Ecommerce Statistics: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Lockdowns on Retail and Online

The impact of the pandemic has definitely made both winners and losers this year. While small retailers were forced to close their doors, consumers worried about COVID-19 were driven to either order online or visit their local big-box retailer. The pandemic and associated government restrictions have disrupted the entire industry and we’ll most likely see the ripple effects for years to come. The pandemic accelerated consumer behavior. Many consumers were skeptical and continued to hesitate

Four E-Commerce Trends You Should Adopt

The e-commerce industry is expected to grow continuously in the coming years. Due to advancements in technology and variation in consumer shopping preferences, it will be tough to hold the forts. Retailers who are well equipped with the latest trends and technology will be more successful compared to other retailers. As per the report from Statista, global retail e-commerce revenue will reach up to $4.88 trillion by 2021. Hence, you can imagine how fast the market

4 Things Marketers Can Learn from Mother’s Day Data to Improve Father’s Day Campaigns

No sooner does the dust settle from Mother’s Day campaigns than marketers turn their attention to Father’s Day. But before setting Father’s Day activities in stone, can marketers learn anything from their Mother’s Day efforts that could help them boost sales in June? After a careful analysis of Mother’s Day 2017 marketing and sales data, we believe the answer is yes. In the month leading up to Mother’s Day, our team gathered data from more

10 Ecommerce Trends You Will See Implemented in 2017

It wasn’t too long ago that consumers weren’t really that comfortable entering their credit card data online to make a purchase. They didn’t trust the site, they didn’t trust the store, they didn’t trust the shipping… they just didn’t trust anything. Years later, though, and the average consumer is making more than half of all their purchases online! Combined with purchasing activity, an incredible selection of ecommerce platforms, an unending supply of distribution sites, and

Incredible ICRE Graphic Recordings by the Ink Factory Studio

Once upon a time, I wanted to be an graphic artist. I do some work now but am floored by the folks I meet in the industry – I hesitate to think I could ever catch up after all these years. A few years of mechanical drafting also crushed my creativity – now it’s all about symmetry. Anyways… when I was walking through the ICRE in Chicago, I arrived at the Guidance Solutions booth. About