1. Introduction This guide has been written to complement Econsultancy’s Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide, Social Media Platforms Overview, B2B Social Media Best Practice Guide and Paid Search Best Practice Guide. The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the opportunities, risks and the required investment of time, effort and budget […]
Liam Patterson is the CEO and Founder of Google Shopping platform Bidnamic. We caught up with Liam to find out more about his role, and how Covid-19 has impacted both his company and the wider retail sector.
It might be a new year, but the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic means that there are further challenges for the retail industry to come in 2021.
Agility, scalability and innovation were identified at a recent Econsultancy webinar as vital for online retailers seeking to take advantage of a huge surge in digital shopping.
The acceleration of ecommerce throughout the globe over the course of 2020 was hard to ignore, as consumers shopped online often out of necessity, and brands were forced to rapidly change their strategies as a result.
Mike Austin, CEO & co-founder at Fresh Relevance, offers some tips for connecting the dots between teams to create an effective customer experience in ecommerce.
Mudit Jaju, Wavemaker’s Global Head of Ecommerce, explains the role of headless architecture and its importance in social commerce and multichannel content production.
The premium homeware brand works with BounceX to re-engage high-intent customers, helping it create a more seamless customer journey and increasing visitor recognition across devices, sessions and browsers by about 300%.
Social Chain works with ASOS and Nike to promote the app #FindItWithNike, which used image recognition to help fashion fans discover new looks, reaching 20 million people and achieving more than 6,000 email sign ups.
The clothing label worked with underground creative influencers in a social content campaign, This Is The Jacket, that shifted perceptions of the brand, particularly among 16-24s.
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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is impacting every part of our lives, from the places we can go to the way we spend our time, to the priorities we have and the way we spend our money.
At Econsultancy Live, Summit’s Martin Corcoran and Rebecca Wilkes explored why the best principle of retail digital transformation is to “do the stuff that customers love, online” and which retailers are doing this successfully.
Emily Shirley, GM at Vistaprint UK and Ireland, talks about how Vistaprint was able to get a brand new masks offering online in just two weeks, and what the company learned from moving fast and breaking its internal ‘rules’.
The ongoing impact of Covid-19 combined with high rents and operating costs – which, this year, has often outweighed revenue – means that many retailers have been forced to rethink the role of brick-and-mortar stores.
It’s been a major year for ecommerce, as consumers shifted their spend online due to retail closures. But what will happen on the back of huge acceleration in the industry? We spoke to the experts to find out what they think is in store for ecommerce in 2021. And if you want to hear more […]
Farfetch, the luxury marketplace, has bucked retail trends this year, seeing lucrative results from its online strategy.
Saul Lopes is the Head of CRM for the UK division of Dixons Carphone, with responsibility for the Currys PC World UK and Carphone Warehouse websites. Since he joined the business in December 2018, Lopes has set about transforming Dixons Carphone’s approach to CRM and, by extension, its approach to its customers.
In a new report written by Econsultancy in partnership with Bazaarvoice, we explore why UGC has become mission-critical to brand ecommerce success – looking at how it can add value, deliver new insights and create new avenues of communication with customers.
At Econsultancy Live, Eve Sleep CEO Cheryl Calverley spoke to Econsultancy founder Ashley Friedlein about what retailers and big corporations can learn from the D2C model.
At Econsultancy Live 2020, a two-day virtual conference focused on the opportunities and challenges of the ecommerce boom, Colin Lewis broke down the key trends in Chinese ecommerce that western marketers need to be aware of.
A robust, data-driven ecommerce strategy has become ever more crucial to brands over the past decade as they try to navigate a market that is turning increasingly to digital channels.
In an interview during Econsultancy Live this week, Cheryl Calverley, CEO of Eve Sleep, suggested that the Covid-19 pandemic will “give rise to the wise consumer” in ecommerce.
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