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Oct 31 2013
Mobile adoption is growing globally, and to give U.S. retailers an idea of what’s happening elsewhere, the latest Shop.org Snapshot takes a look at a number of leading retail smartphone sites in the United Kingdom.
Oct 29 2013
Shop.org's Sara Greene interviews Nancy Miller, vice president of Internet sales and development at Woodcraft Supply, an active member of the Shop.org Content and Member Services Committees. Miller shares Woodcraft Supply’s story and why they have some great ways to make their customers fall in love with them every day.
Oct 16 2013
Change management was a common theme throughout a panel discussion on dynamic pricing at Shop.org’s Annual Summit. Industry experts from Ace Hardware, Joust, and Best Buy Canada agreed that buy-in from executives, corporate divisions, store managers and associates is critical, but often overlooked. Read more about the advice that panelists offered for overcoming internal challenges.
Oct 15 2013
Shop.org’s Annual Summit attracted 5,200 attendees—from the newest online-only retailers to 100-year-old brick-and-mortar brands—to learn about and shape the retail industry’s future. Our team has written about the event comprehensively, and a few themes stood out throughout the sessions, networking and EXPO-browsing. Learn more.
Oct 11 2013
Continued improvements in online gift card functionality and marketing are timely with holiday shopping really about to kick into high gear. Looking back to 2012, holiday shoppers spent a record $28.8 billion on gift cards, with three in five consumers saying gift cards were the gift that they most wanted to receive themselves. Learn more.
Oct 4 2013
Not everyone thinks of a brick-and-mortar drugstore chain like Walgreens as a digital retail pioneer. But the company’s thoughtful, deliberate approach to innovation places it at the forefront of omnichannel retailing, and earned Walgreens President and CEO Greg Wasson a spot on Shop.org’s Annual Summit keynote stage. Learn more.
Oct 4 2013
Not everyone thinks of a brick-and-mortar drugstore chain like Walgreens as a digital retail pioneer. But the company’s thoughtful, deliberate approach to innovation places it at the forefront of omnichannel retailing, and earned Walgreens President and CEO Greg Wasson a spot on Shop.org’s Annual Summit keynote stage. Read further for some of the things that Wasson has learned as Walgreens developed its “digital DNA”.
Oct 3 2013
The fourth quarter is now upon us, and all retailers are focused on the holiday season. The U.S. economy has remained tenuous so far this year, and lingering uncertainty in Washington isn’t helping with consumer confidence. Retail sales are a critical indicator of our nation’s economic health – making NRF and Shop.org’s holiday sales forecast an important gauge for this very important time of year. Read more.
Oct 1 2013
Shopping is one of the fastest-growing activities on mobile. Shop.org's Social and Mobile Commerce Study, a report produced in partnership with comScore and The Partnering Group, found that more than half of all retail-related Internet activities originate on smartphones and tablets. Many consumers use their devices in-store: Nearly six in 10 visited the same company's site or app while shopping in a retail location.
Oct 1 2013
At Shop.org’s Mobile Retail Boot Camp, ModCloth Senior Vice President of Product and Development Sarah Rose shared what makes the vintage-inspired clothing and online décor retailer so inspiring. The key is enabling customers to embrace the powerful combination of mobile and social, Rose stressed. Brands must recognize that in order to overcome the distractions on mobile, they have to create an experience that keeps people coming back. Learn how ModCloth builds on this concept of user-generated entertainment.