May 27, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

eCommerce Kicks Another Major Retailer to the Curb

March 6, 2017 EcommNewz

Due to what has been coined as The Amazon Effect, 61 year old electronic retail behemoth H.H. Gregg is expected to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week. After announcing last week the closing 40% of it’s retail locations (88 mega-stores) and 3 distribution centers for profitability restructuring purposes, sources […]

Missing New eCommerce Customers By Asking Too Much

February 27, 2017 EcommNewz

I’ve been doing this for years and I have to get this off my chest. I’ve seen hundreds of B2B campaigns- good ones, bad ones, mediocre ones. I’ve seen brilliant ones that turned targets into leads at amazing rates and I’ve seen ones so bad that digital tumbleweeds practically blow […]

What eCommerce Brands Are Really Selling

February 2, 2017 EcommNewz

“I actually believe that we don’t sell products, we sell change,” says Tiffani Bova, Customer Growth and Transformation Evangelist at Salesforce. Bova was interviewing legendary speaker and author Seth Godin when she made that comment. “What great marketers and great sales people and great organizations do is only one thing, […]

Amazon Had Record Christmas

January 4, 2017 EcommNewz

Amazon had a record Christmas and its own Alexa devices, Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo, lead the way. Sales were up over last year’s holiday season an amazing 9 times. “Echo and Echo Dot were the best-selling products across Amazon this year, and we’re thrilled […]

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