Published By: Zilliant
Published Date: Oct 11, 2019
Professional buyers increasingly expect a hassle-free, fully digital experience with visibility into pricing. Electrical products in particular are a major growth area for Amazon Business and other digital entrants, some of whom undercut the market with bottom-barrel prices. It can be scary out there, but only if you don’t have a plan. This whitepaper provides a playbook for:
• Reimagining how you tackle pricing challenges
• Dynamically responding to cost changes
• Embracing the right technology
• Going the extra mile with services that Amazon can’t match
If you’re making the leap to eCommerce or bolstering an existing online presence to meet customer expectations, pricing cannot be an afterthought. In digital channels, pricing rigor - including effectively maintaining market-aligned customer-specific and system prices and setting up relevant price profiles - becomes even more important as it is more transparent to customers. Give your buyers what they want without sacrificing the marg
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Apr 15, 2019
eCommerce offers consumers new ways to interact with traditional retailers, resulting in changed consumer preferences – 63% of customers today would switch brands for a better connected experience, and 75% want personalized offers based on purchase history. Traditional retailers need to consider how to build a new digital retail platform strategy within their business models to engage with consumers and help maintain their competitive edge.
Read this whitepaper to learn:
A 4-step strategy for retailers to build a retail digital platform strategy with APIs.
The role APIs can play in optimizing consumer journey personalization and creating new revenue channels.
How a leading fast food company created a unified consumer experience by adopting a platform-based business model.
Published By: Salsify
Published Date: Mar 15, 2019
Read this case study to learn how the makers of Duck® Tape leverage product experience management to increase efficiency and grow market share.
“You need to both be able to create, generate, and optimize great content, and then deliver it to your customers in an efficient and effective way. And that's what I feel like Salsify has done for us - it’s given us that simple point of truth, the ability to manage and measure it, optimize it, and iterate.” - Scott Sommers, Director of Ecommerce Strategy
With a wide range of globally recognized brands like Duck®, FrogTape® and Shurtape® brands, ShurTech needed to develop a more streamlined approach to the ecommerce presence that empowered his team to continually optimize and deliver impactful content to key retail channels like Amazon, Walmart and Essendant.
Learn more about the step-by-step approach the ShurTech team took to:
Build and maintain a centralized, consistent and accessible source of production information to arm all divisions
Published By: Riskified
Published Date: Aug 06, 2019
This report addresses the challenges fashion retailers face as they try to secure long-term online revenue growth in a highly competitive business environment. It explores ways for meeting customers’ increasingly sophisticated expectations, including how to optimize the eCommerce shopping journey and safely expand across channels and borders. Inside you’ll find insights on:
The digital economy is dramatically changing how consumers shop and interact with businesses.
They expect a fast, convenient and highly secure digital experience. With the average company lifespan decreasing rapidly, merchants have to operate as a true digital enterprise to stay competitive and to stay in business.
Payment and fraud management is no longer a back-office utility. It is a prime differentiator, critical to achieving competitive advantage, improving customer experience and reducing risk. Digital transformation is not simply a market buzz word. It is real. And those who don’t embrace it are in a position to lose. By 2020, eCommerce sales as a percentage of retail sales are forecast to be 12.4% compared to 8.0% in 2016, according to eMarketer. And engaging customers digitally across channels remains a top digital initiative. While there are several drivers of growth in the digital economy, none are more significant than the force of mobile and cloud technologies. Innovation
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.
Ecommerce executives in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia are forging new frontiers for retailers around the world. We wanted to know more about the broad consumer population they represent and how they're meeting their many needs, adapting to the competitive retail market, optimizing their digital and mobile strategies, and what their top priorities are moving forward – among other things. What obstacles and opportunities do they foresee, and which technologies are they excited about?
What you'll learn:
• Their take on mobile strategy.
• The channels and tools they’re focusing on to drive sales and profits.
• The technologies they would invest in if time and money were no issue.
Published By: Dotmailer
Published Date: Nov 06, 2018
Consumers have witnessed unprecedented socioeconomic, political and technological change in the past 30 years. Shifts in behavior and demand have opened up new markets, while existing ones have expanded their offerings, triggering an avalanche of products and services. Ecommerce has emerged as a by-product of consumerism; the digital marketplace has freed both consumers and merchants from the restraints of proximity. This has resulted in spiraling growth.
Marketing in 2018 is unrecognizable to the marketing of the 1980s. Back then there were only a few communication channels available, whereas now there are a myriad of options. Thanks to the digital revolution, the shopfront now sits on the consumer’s coffee table. Brands now cater for empowered customers, and as such, it’s become tougher for marketers to know where to allocate their budget and how to keep their message consistent.
This whitepaper will discuss how marketing channels have evolved to fit the needs of omnichannel consu
New online/ecommerce flows and customer interactions make or break today's omni-channel customer experience. The most automated organizations have transformed business processes to understand B2B/B2C customers, channels, and costs. Leading companies (top 30% studied) successfully invest in cloud-based, customer-driven capabilities to support their omni-channel initiatives and strategies.
Published By: InReality
Published Date: Aug 10, 2015
Consumers are No Longer Predictable, and their Path to Purchase is No Longer Linear…
A decade ago, you had a fairly straightforward understanding of how your customers moved through their path to purchase. It was linear. Predictable. And consistent. But, the rapid increase of mobile and ecommerce channels has diffused the consumer’s journey into a labyrinth of shopping options. And, these consumers are now learning more, engaging faster and expecting greater value, convenience, and hyper-relevant offers catered specifically to their needs. How you respond to this change will either accelerate or isolate your brand from the market.
We surveyed ecommerce executives from the US, the UK, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands to learn more about their best practices. We wanted to know more about their top priorities, how they’re responding to consumer needs and how they’re optimizing their digital and mobile strategies, among other insights. What are the obstacles they’re facing, and which technologies do they think are key for future success?
What You’ll Learn:
• The channels and tools they’re focusing on for driving sales and profits.
• How brick-and-mortar and ecommerce can complement one another.
• Their take on mobile strategy and optimization by device.
• The technologies they would invest in if time and money were no issue.