Justin Racine

Justin Racine serves as a Senior Commerce Consultant and works with clients to build and achieve their business goals through commerce-enabled technologies. Justin has over 12 years of experience within the ecommerce space, working with companies such as Cardinal Health, Johnson & Johnson, and Olam International, and has spoken at over 20 global conferences on ecommerce and branding strategy. Additionally, Justin has been published twice for his thought leadership on branding and marketing in the Henry Stewart Journal of Brand Strategy, is a contributing writer for CMSWire.com, and a frequent contributor for many leading industry publications.

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Thinking About DTC? Don’t Leave Out Order Management Systems

What is one trend that is more popular than the latest and greatest TikTok dance? Businesses looking to move into the Direct to Consumer (DTC) space. Why? Well, there are many reasons, but one of the top reasons is we as consumers are demanding to have conversations with the brands we love, without all the […]

Are Private Digital Sales The Future of Customer Experience Bliss?

A recent Forbes article explored this and last year’s challenges pertaining to inventory stock levels and availability. In case you forgot, last year and the previous year offered tough times for retailers, as the pandemic increased the time it takes to get products from overseas, thus providing a below-average customer experience for folks looking to […]

Why Your Physical Storefront is More Important than You Think in an Omni-Channel Digital Strategy

When it comes to delivering exceptional experiences in 2022 and beyond, physical store locations will become a focal point for businesses. Now, I can hear and feel the skepticism as you read this – why the heck would someone still want to have a physical storefront when they could just build an ecommerce website and […]

Why Order Management is the ‘Secret Sauce’ for Improved Customer Experience in 2022

When we typically think of exceptional customer experience (CX) in the digital context, we usually talk about things like best-in-class site design, easy and intuitive checkout workflows, and an overall site experience that meets and exceeds the expectations of our customers and their various personas. There’s no question that all these elements are important to […]

Why You Should Expect Commerce to Evolve as Customer Experience Expectations Grow

I won’t bore you with the repetitive dialogue around how COVID-19 has changed customer expectations forever, I’ve done enough of that in recent blogs.   But what I will tell you is how the last 2 years of the pandemic have expedited the possibilities of what’s possible for the future of commerce, specifically with how customers […]

Shifting the Perspective – The Side of Commerce That Never Gets Talked About

When we speak about commerce, specifically ecommerce, we typically think about a situation where a customer needs a product. They navigate to Google or their favorite site to find this product, add it to their cart, and checkout. While this is the traditional model for ecommerce, there’s another side of digital commerce that doesn’t get much […]

One Big, Happy Ecommerce Product Family

Ah, product groups and families. There is a great debate (at least in my mind) around how to handle product families and their product children, specifically within your ecommerce platform. I’ve seen it handled two different ways, and while there aren’t any “right” answers, there are some considerations when potentially bundling items on your ecommerce […]

An Ecommerce Feature That Could Protect Your Site Against the Delta Variant

Last year I spoke about how COVID-19 would forever change B2B commerce and B2B ecommerce disaster planning. Thanks to the delta variant, much of what I wrote about in these previous blog posts will be needed once again to deal with the influx of product shortages and supply chain disruptions that businesses dealt with only […]

How Hospitals and Health Systems Can Leverage Ecommerce to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

A big challenge that hospitals and health systems face revolves around patients being discharged, then re-admitted in short order after they arrive home. This is problematic for a few reasons. Most obviously, patient health and wellness are always a top priority for hospitals and health systems, so when a patient is discharged and they have […]

Health and Wellness Ecommerce Will Become the Proactive Choice for Consumers

People wanting to be and feel healthy isn’t anything new, but with all that’s happened over the last year with COVID-19, consumers have an increased focus on health and wellness. A recent survey estimates the global wellness market at more than $1.5 trillion with an annual growth of 5-10%. Quite the healthy outlook if you […]

Leading The Planning Process

Two Commerce Tips to Kick Off Your Q2 The Right Way

Well, we made it – Q2 is here and if you’re reading this article, that means you likely work in the ecommerce space and Q1 went from zero to one hundred real quick. When 2021 kicked off, customers and society as a whole hit the ground running as we slowly but surely start to move […]

3 Key Commerce Areas the Texas Winter Storm Teaches Us About Being Unprepared

If you’ve been following the news recently, you’ve likely heard something about how Texas has been trampled by unusually cold temperatures and snow this past week. What you may not have heard is how unprepared the state was for this event. What was even more surprising is how unprepared I was. You may have read […]

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