IBM Commissioned Forrester Consulting to discover how developers and marketers are working together to provide customers exceptional digital experiences reliably, quickly and seamlessly. The study found that while the mandate to collaborate has been heard, there is still work to be done to move to the next level and put in place technology, processes and culture to create digital customer experience in real time.
Econsultancy’s 2017 Digital Trends report, published in association with Adobe, is based on a global survey of more than 14,000 digital marketing and ecommerce professionals across EMEA, North American and Asia Pacific markets.
This report, based on a survey of more than 2,000 digital marketers and ecommerce professionals in Asia Pacific, Europe and the US, explores the extent to which organisations are stepping up to the customer-centric approach.
A surprising 80% of the 30 million1 warehouse workers worldwide, in the field of transportation and logistics, are still using pen and paper in a physically-intensive environment that increasingly demands accuracy and real time feedback. With warehouse efficiency, so closely tied to customer satisfaction in areas like ecommerce, the low penetration of digital solutions—20% as recent as 2014, is surprising. Unless an organization has a fully automated warehouse, the job is heavily labor-intensive. VDC research reveals that as long as human labor plays a dominant role in warehousing, any technology that optimizes workflows and improves accuracy will add tremendous value
Published By: NodeSource
Published Date: Nov 10, 2017
Digital transformation is “the use of technology to radically improve performance or (business) reach. But for digital-native businesses that have never needed to make that shift — e-commerce, social media, web-based services — it involves a sharpening of that focus
combined with an ongoing evolution of process and infrastructure.
Published By: Bluecore
Published Date: Mar 04, 2019
Historically, this diversity in both product assortment and customers presented unique
challenges for Discount School Supply when it came to matching unique groups of
customers to the products that fit their needs.
Recognizing the importance of overcoming this challenge, Peter Walter, Director of
eCommerce Marketing at Discount School Supply, began the search for a solution. That
search led him directly to Bluecore.
Published By: Resonate
Published Date: May 30, 2018
The seismic shift in consumer behavior has created the slow demise of many long-established, iconic brands. The woes of brick and mortar retail have become a daily news item, with store closures and financial downturns dominating the headlines. Though low cash and heavy debt play a significant role, many point to online retail as the culprit for this decline. Retail margins on average fell to 9% last year
from 10.5% in 2012 and over that period ecommerce sales increased to 15.5% of total sales according to the Wall Street Journal. For most companies, this meant shifting towards online sales.
This paper outlines the key areas where businesses need to focus on as they assess their integrity practices. It also provides a steppingstone to developing a comprehensive framework that will underlie an effective business integrity strategy.
For many local merchants, offers linked to consumer credit/debit cards let you optimize your overall marketing program. Download the eBook and understand the new way for local business to attract new customers-and keep them.
Published By: Amadesa
Published Date: Apr 19, 2011
The e-tailing group and Amadesa conducted research on website conversion rate optimization through which insight was gained from 160 online merchants. Download the whitepaper now and learn the 7 secrets to successful website testing & targeting.
You need a single view of the customer, inventory orders and shipments everywhere - across all channels, from order initiation through to fulfillment, including returns. So you know exactly what you need, where you need it and when. Access the perfect order briefcase to learn how you can achieve.
ITIL provides a framework of customizable best practice initiatives that help organizations consistently deliver high-quality IT services. Effective ITIL implementation adds value to the IT infrastructure and improves business and service delivery.
Boscov’s is a family-owned retailer established over 100 years ago and has grown to a billion-dollar company. Boscov's eCommerce team partnered with Moxie to remove barriers in the online customer journey with a blend of innovative digital guidance and assisted channels that have increased sales and productivity.
Read this white paper to learn how you can realize benefits over a three year period like:
- More than $4 in business benefits from each dollar invested
- An average ROI of 308 percent
- Payback in 7.8 months
- Additional revenue of $3 million
Business models are less durable than they used to be… [they] are subject to rapid displacement, disruption, and, in extreme cases, outright destruction. The basic rules of creating and capturing economic value were once very rigid. Companies tried to execute the same business models better than their competitors did. That doesn’t have to be the case anymore. Unlike product and service innovations, business-model innovations travel well from industry to industry
Published By: GeoTrust
Published Date: Oct 06, 2014
For many business owners, launching an online shopping site makes perfect sense. However, there are some important things you should know before diving into the e-commerce marketplace. The online economy is ripe with opportunity, but it's also rife with pitfalls that can trip up even the savviest business person. This guide reviews the basics of setting up, securing, and promoting your e-commerce site. With a little knowledge, you'll be well on your way to success in the online economy.
Beyond Borders The Canadian E-Retail Opportunity
Download this paper to learn:
- The most successful e-retailers in Canada and where they are located.
- Canadian consumer attitudes towards global ecommerce.
- Device preference for shopping and the type of stores Canadian consumers prefer to shop in.
Canadian consumers have made shopping online an established behavior—80% did it last year—and many online retailers are interested in selling to them.
That’s because they see opportunity. The product selection and retailer options Canadians ?nd online with merchants based in Canada trail their expectations, and that leads many to look at international shopping options. 67% of Canadian online shoppers purchased from a foreign e-retailer last year, according to PayPal Inc., making Canada the seventh-highest nation for cross-border online shopping among 29 surveyed.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: May 21, 2018
Our client was something of a niche retail brand - with an enormous heritage and reputation, yet in order to exploit the opportunities in an increasingly online world, they needed to embark on a digitization journey.
The digitization program was extensive and touched many parts of the company operations. Already drawn up was a high-level list of 20 different areas that would put the brand firmly on it digital transformation journey. At the top of the list was perhaps the most business-critical project of all - updating the e-commerce platform - and that is where we began.
Published By: SyberWorks
Published Date: Oct 21, 2008
In most cases, the biggest quandary an organization must solve is to put together a rational, i.e., a cost justified, business case why they should spend capital to invest in a learning management system. The focus of this white paper will outline the benefits of web-based training along with a practical framework for developing ROI when looking at the cost of traditional training methods verses e-Learning.