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Six charities with excellent online donation user journeys

We’re always talking about the ecommerce checkout process here on the blog. Features like guest checkout, progress trackers, and basket summaries – they’re all helpful for streamlining the path-to-purchase.

But what about when there’s no product at the end of it? This is the task at hand for charities, who are asking consumers to hand over their hard earned money in exchange for the promise that it will be going to a good cause. 

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Three reasons to admire Glossier: The best online beauty brand you've never heard of

Little-known internationally, Glossier is becoming quite the cult favourite in the US.

A relatively late entrant into the crowded beauty sector, its rise has been meteoric – last August a Buzzfeed article revealed projected growth of 600% in 2016, with up to 30,000 people on product wait-lists.

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Six ways Aldo’s new mobile site streamlines the shopping experience

Aldo is a footwear retailer with a heavy presence in shopping centres and high streets, but while in-store revenue climbed 5% in 2016, online revenue increased by 15%.

With clear demand from online consumers, Aldo decided it was time to freshen up its digital presence, recently redesigning its online and mobile website as well as launching ecommerce in 10 additional countries.

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10 astounding digital marketing stats from this week

Time to settle down for your trusty stats round-up.

This week, we’re talking about online search, ecommerce loyalty, B2B buying and lots more.

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Does ‘buy now, pay later’ reduce mobile basket abandonment?

With 78% of people reportedly making a purchase on mobile within the last six months, it is clear that mobile shopping is on the rise.

However, despite this fact, basket abandonment remains a particularly big problem for online retailers – especially considering the often spontaneous and time-sensitive nature of buying on a smartphone.

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Ecommerce, uncertainty and 500 working days until Brexit

2017 may be a year of finding out what the true impact is of Brexit for ecommerce companies.

But I believe for those that take action it may separate the wheat from the chaff, producing some winning businesses.

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What can marketers learn from Amazon Go's customer experience?

Last December, Amazon unveiled its first ever bricks-and-mortar grocery store.

Amazon Go is not just your average supermarket of course, but a cashier-free shop that allows customers to pick up their items and walk out without queuing or paying (sort of).

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10 smashing digital marketing stats from this week

If you’re not too busy filling your face with mince pies or panicking about all the gifts you’ve got left to buy, why not take a few minutes to enjoy some stats?

It’s far more pressing, surely.

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10 dazzling digital marketing stats from this week

It’s officially December, which in marketing terms means waving goodbye to non-Christmas related subjects until the start of the Boxing Day sales.

Are you ready? Are ya?

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Eight features to appreciate on Hunter’s revamped ecommerce site

Hunter has recently optimised its ecommerce site with the aim of reducing basket abandonment and enhancing the overall customer experience.

I've had a look at the site and, while it's not perfect, found these eight neat features for you to enjoy.

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10 tremendous digital marketing stats from this week

In the mood for some stats? Of course you are.

Well, we’ve got a rather enjoyable round-up in store for you this week, including news about Christmas toy searches, brand loyalty, smartphone usage and much more.

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Ecommerce checkouts: What payment options do users want?

Ecommerce checkout design has come a long way in recent years.

As many big retailers focus on making the process as seamless as possible, guest checkouts are now seen as standard and slow-loading speeds are a thing of the past.

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