Tag : Internet Retail

North American Holiday Guide

The Global Marketer’s Guide To North American Holidays

Want to expand your business to North America? Then you need to know about the many unique marketing opportunities that happen each month. While each country on the continent has its own individual holidays and occasions, there are many overlapping events and traditions that you can harness to drive sales and bring more attention to your business. Whether you hail from APAC, EMEA, or points beyond, here are all the holidays you should consider when building your digital advertising strategy […]

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3 Takeaways from Forrester’s State of Mobile Apps for Retailers Report

As shopping becomes an increasingly mobile activity, there’s one question on many online retailers’ minds: To make an app or not to make an app? Luckily, a new report from RetailMeNot and Forrester provides insight into when and why retail apps apps are used, how frequently consumers use them, and what makes these apps successful. Here are just a few takeaways from the report that can help retailers determine if creating a shopping app is the right move: 1. Smartphones are for more […]

Mobile Purchase Uptick Signals Shift In Online Retail Shopper Behavior

Smartphones and tablets are geared to become an increasingly important player in the world of eCommerce, and online retailers preparing for 2016 need to take notice. Traditionally used to peruse products before purchasing on desktop, mobile devices are coming into their own as buying tools. Here’s what the mobile shopping experience will look like in the future, and how online retailers can adapt to this shift towards mCommerce. Mobile buying is on the rise According to eMarketer, mobile devices have […]

3 Ecommerce Takeaways From eMarketer’s Apparel Retailers Trends Report

The latest fashion trends aren’t the only trends on apparel retailers’ minds. Purchasing habits are changing as consumers increasingly use digital platforms to discover, research and order products. Data from market research firm The NPD Group indicates that online sales have grown to account for 19% of industry dollars, while in-store sales have declined by 2%. Does this mean that ecommerce will eventually lead to the demise of in-store shopping? Not exactly. As eMarketer explains in its latest report, Apparel […]

Understanding How Millennials Shop Online

Who are Millennials? It’s a question everyone’s asking, especially marketers. Defined simply, Millennials (sometimes referred to as Gen Y) are the first generation to come of age in the new millennium. They were born between 1980-2000 and are currently aged 15-35. At 77 million strong, Millennials account for nearly a third of the US population and in 2013 contributed a whopping $1.3 trillion in annual spending to the economy. As the first generation to have Internet access during their formative years, […]