The Biggest Holiday 2016 Retail Trends
by Prasad Dhamdhere | August 18, 2016 | Best Practices, eCommerce | 0 comments

We are heading towards the holiday season slowly but steadily, and markets are buzzing with the excitement. To really win this upcoming holiday season, it’s a must to know how and what customers are buying, what their preferences are, what sort of personalization and messaging they like, and more. Without further ado, here are our picks for the biggest holiday Read more...

The Impact of Loyalty Programs is Even Bigger than You Think
by Prasad Dhamdhere | August 12, 2016 | Customer Loyalty, eCommerce | 0 comments

As per the 2015 Colloquy Loyalty Census, U.S. consumers hold 3.3 billion memberships in customer loyalty marketing programs. This is a 26% increase over the number of memberships reported in their last study in 2013. It’s glaring proof of the fact that customers do like to be a part of a well-designed and finely executed loyalty programs. It also explains Read more...

Here’s What Wal-Mart and Jet.com Still Need to Do
by Eliza Fisher | August 8, 2016 | eCommerce | 0 comments

By now you must have heard that Wal-Mart is acquiring the e-commerce startup Jet for a hefty $3.3 billion, only a year after the latter's site launched. The deal is the biggest in e-commerce history, but the two businesses still have a lot to work on if they want to outperform Amazon. Here's what this new arrangement will bring to Read more...

Facebook E-Commerce Bot Lets Users Try and Buy Makeup
by Eliza Fisher | June 22, 2016 | Customer Engagement, eCommerce, Facebook, Social Commerce, Social Media | 0 comments

It looks like this is the summer of the Facebook e-commerce bot! Only two months after the social media giant unveiled its chatbot technology in April, a company called Modiface has launched a bot that lets users try on and buy lipstick. ModiFace is a VR company that’s made apps for L’Oreal and Avon. It has its own makeup try-on Read more…

Walmart Delivery Options Grow with Uber and Lyft
by Prasad Dhamdhere | June 13, 2016 | eCommerce | 1 comments

The Walmart delivery landscape just got a big makeover. Let’s take a look at how and why… Walmart is struggling. 2015 marked its first yearly decline in revenue since it became a public company in 1970. It has also seen continuous 7 to 8 quarters of flat growth. Furthermore, in the same year, Walmart announced the closure of 269 underperforming Read more…

Product Page Visuals: The Art of Merchandising
by Prasad Dhamdhere | May 2, 2016 | eCommerce, Visual Commerce, Visual Galleries | 0 comments

Due to the extensive visual nature of the internet, the look of a project page has become tantamount to the offering of the product itself. Now, like old good days, people don’t just “hear” about your product, but they can actually see your product in all possible angles before the actual buying. Thus, product page visuals have become an indispensable Read more…