There is no question social media is changing how, when, and why people shop. We discussed these changes in consumer behavior with Satish Kanwar, VP & GM of Channels at Shopify.
According to Supermarket News, about 45% of consumers have shopped for groceries online, but 60% of that group says they rarely do so. The biggest barrier to online grocery shopping is perishables like meat and produce.
Brick and mortar independent retailers capture the hearts of their communities and play an integral part in them. The bond created in-person through new connections and friendships born between businesses, customers, and neighbors can be recreated by small online businesses through visual merchandising.
Seen as a forward-thinking company, H&M added online shopping back in 1998, establishing the very first online market in Sweden. But, for the fast-fashion behemoth, it seems like lately they may have lost their forward-thinking mojo.
The U.S., which is normally a leader in innovation, has fallen behind when it comes to renovating payment methods. In the U.S., mobile payment transactions reached $112 billion by the end of 2016.
Social media is a marketing tool that every retailer should be using. We enjoy discovering new independent retailers online and admire their work and curated posts.
We recently posted an article on our website explaining why net neutrality matters for retail, before the FCC voted to dismantle it on December 14, 2017.
In 2018, more shoppers than ever before will browse retail websites and online stores with their mobile devices. Rightly so, many retailers spent 2017 ramping up their mobile strategies and making improvements for user experiences.
The cryptocurrency trade has been on a wild roller coaster over the past few months. Those who have invested in bitcoin and other currencies are holding their breath as values rise and fall at rapid speeds.
As a retailer, you’ll want to maximize your opportunities in both online and offline retail worlds, keeping shoppers happy and spending their money in your store. Here’s how you can use retail email marketing to do just that.