June 28, 2017

Purchase an eCommerce Website or Start One?

June 23, 2017 EcommNewz

Over the last few years, the eCommerce model has been giving brick-and-mortar retailers a run for their money. A recent forecast estimates the eCommerce market will surpass $2 trillion in revenue for 2017 and increase its worth to $6.7 trillion by 2020. The eCommerce market has gained such a massive […]

Key eCommerce Trends So Far in 2017

June 5, 2017 EcommNewz

The U.S. currently has too many shopping malls. Studies have shown that the country has 24 feet of retail space per capita. However, it seems as if the retail bubble has burst and it’s now time for e-commerce to step forward and fill in the vacuum to satisfy the consumers’ […]

New Twitter Chatbot Tool

May 31, 2017 EcommNewz

Twitter has introduced a new chatbot feature for companies to promote their brands, and they are hoping that these businesses and their customers stay on the platform for their real-time interactions. This new platform allows brands to customize the experience for each customer. Interaction between the brands and their customers […]

eCommerce Sees Smart Growth With Facebook AI Chatbots

May 9, 2017 EcommNewz

Facebook continues to develop AI chatbots to aid e-commerce and retail companies grow their businesses at a minimum cost to tech innovations. Chatbots are certainly not new. People who dial 1-800 numbers have talked to these smart assistants at one point or another. However, innovations in this technology have made […]

Consumer Spending Slowdown Means Leadership Changes for Etsy

May 4, 2017 EcommNewz

E-commerce site Etsy had to cut its workforce by 8% and fired its CEO, Chad Dickerson, after failing to hit its first quarter revenue targets. The statement on the first quarter earnings reported revenues of $96.9 million, just below the projected earnings of $98.4 million. A slowdown in consumer spending […]

Shopify Announces Chip & Swipe Payment Reader

April 21, 2017 EcommNewz

“Retail is not the same. Shopify is enabling merchants to do everything, from anywhere.” – Lynsey Thorton, Shopify Director of User Experience Design at Unite 2017 Conference Shopify’s newest product announcement by Satish Kanwar, VP of Product, can be described as their certainty of eCommerce and retail becoming one. The […]

eCommerce Getting Edge With More Information

April 18, 2017 EcommNewz

Today’s consumers have become so reliant on eCommerce for every stage of the buying process that shoppers are simply going to retail stores a lot less often. But when shoppers do find themselves in stores, their trusty mobile device is still helping to determine what they buy and how they […]

Video Content Can Drive eCommerce Sales Doing This

April 4, 2017 EcommNewz

As the eCommerce industry has matured in sales and reach, it has realized it still has obstacles….namely engaging and persuading real people. To take this on, successful brands have embraced digital content to add a pop to their product presentation. But as recent survey from Episerver found, 98% of shoppers […]

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