1. Introduction In the space of 20 years, Amazon has grown into a $200bn company, selling everything from books to health foods. It is now the fifth largest retailer in the UK according to Verdict, beaten only by four supermarkets. It is estimated to have accounted for a third of all UK spend online in […]
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This guide has been created to help companies either review their existing ecommerce strategy or create an ecommerce proposition from scratch.
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1. Introduction This report investigates the successes, strengths and challenges of Amazon and outlines what marketers across industries can learn from the retail giant. It will also consider what the future holds for Amazon and explore what marketers can learn from the company. With Amazon recently becoming a trillion-dollar company and the only one to […]
The company worked with Plug & Play to create a conversion path based on user intent, achieving a 22% boost in revenue, a 13% rise in order value and a 111% increase in conversion rate.
Sushi restaurant YO’s website integrations with Deliveroo, Just Eat and DesignMyNight enabled customers to more easily book seats in advance, as well as order to collect, achieving a 64% increase in pageviews, a 43% increase in pages per session and a 17% decrease in bounce rate.
The global doughnut and coffee chain works with agency Ridgeway to refresh the site, creating a better user experience that also boosted page views and reduced bounce rate by 43%.
What ecommerce is and key considerations for providing an effective online selling platform.
Why digital teams need to understand and improve on-site conversion funnels.
How performance marketing works, what affiliate relationships are and the associated cost models.
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Discover what good optimisation is, the types of data that can be used and how it can be used.
Why test design needs to be aligned with customer profiles and how to segment for testing.
Why optimising the checkout funnel is critical and techniques to reduce abandonment.
Learn the purpose and value of qualitative data for CRO and the different tactics.
Seven steps to checkout success, from minimising distractions to building trust.
Critical steps we can take to navigate the complexity of omnichannel.
Learn the key components of ecommerce and the competencies needed for it to be successful. As well as online merchandising principles and the optimisation tactics you can put into practice.
Learn how to select target segments based on relevance using both classic and digital methods.
Rebecca Sentance delves into how Whittard of Chelsea plays to its strengths with email marketing and keeps customers coming back for more.
Pret a Manger announced the closure of 28 stores in July, leading to the loss of 2,890 jobs. The chain is hugely reliant on commuters and office workers, but with a large percentage of people still working from home, it is now struggling to regain sales.
Online, upselling can be a powerful tactic for driving more revenue from a sale. Nikki Gilliland looks at 10 powerful examples of brands using upselling online, and why they are effective.
Discover ecommerce statistics with the ISD
Keep up to date with the latest ecommerce statistics via the Internet Statistics Database. Browse, save and export charts as you go.