Posts Tagged ‘omni-channel’

Progressive Web Apps: Bridging the eCommerce Experience Gap

Reaching customers on their mobile devices isn’t just a suggested practice, but required. In fact, 89% of people are likely to recommend a brand after a positive brand experience on mobile. To that end, commerce players can reach their customers in a few different ways: responsive web design, native mobile apps, or progressive web apps. […]

Omnichannel Strategy: Consistent Experiences at Every Touchpoint

Omnichannel experiences are ones that provide a seamless shopping experience across all channels – in brick-and-mortar stores and across digital. To do it well, your messaging and the purchasing processes must be consistent and harmonious. Why is omnichannel marketing essential? This attempt to be everywhere for everyone means that traditional retailers could have an advantage […]

How Lids Created the #1 Omnichannel Experience

Total Retail recently released its annual ranking of the top 100 publicly traded retailers, and athletic wear company Lids Sports Group found themselves in the #1 position. We are thrilled for our client Lids on this recognition, and for its commitment to continuously transforming itself to compete, win, and differentiate in an increasingly sophisticated omnichannel […]

Using Adobe to Create Fluid Experiences for Mobile Journeys

One the key struggles that most business are struggling with is the creating an experience that is consistent across all channels. In this 2018 Adobe Summit session Haresh Kumar and Nick Whittenburg from Adobe lay the ground work for how Adobe cloud solutions allow your business to achieve a fluid experience across mobile journeys. As […]

5 Things Your Digital Marketing Strategy Should Do

If your company is like most, you’re probably spending a hefty sum each year trying to earn new business and engage your customers. You definitely understand how important it is to have systems in place, like budgets, calendars, and reporting tools, that will help you get the most bang for your marketing buck. Hopefully you […]

4 Ways to Succeed in Retail in the “Age of Amazon”

Austin Carr just published “The Future of Retail in the Age of Amazon,” in Fast Company on the 24th of November. In it, he outlines four key takeaways for how successful retailers are innovating and evolving to remain competitive with their brick-and-mortar experiences. “Retail is under huge pressure, but the death of stores is greatly […]

10 Tips from Walmart for Killing it in E-Commerce

I recently wrote “What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce Growth In 2017” for Forbes.com. Why? This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth, and then Walmart announced it will sharply scale back store openings to focus more acutely on E-Commerce. So I wanted to take a look at what tactics have helped to drive this […]

Delivering a Seamless Experience to Transform Your Business Model

Among the major headlines of 2017, many have involved the shifting landscape of retail and eCommerce. Most notably was Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods. These events indicate a digital disruption is afoot – and eCommerce is not immune to its effects. The disruption can’t be ignored. Commerce business models must change to satisfy increasing customer […]

Re-Vamping the Customer Experience to Transform Your Business Model

Recent events across the retail and eCommerce landscape indicate that a digital disruption is afoot. And to succeed, commerce business models have to change to satisfy increasing customer expectations. In this blog series, explore the three major areas where you can start innovating to transform your existing commerce business model – starting with customer experience. […]

For a Successful Holiday Season, Let Your Data Be Your Guide

It can either be the Elf on the Shelf®, or the elephant in the room – data is as important as you make it. To that point, many eCommerce and omni-channel retail organizations are sitting on mountains of customer shopping and behavior data, especially after the holiday selling season. Sadly, an unsuccessful holiday selling season […]

How to Transform Your Commerce Business Models

If you work in the retail or eCommerce space, then there’s no doubt that recent headlines have caught your attention. Here are just a few recent examples: “PetSmart will acquire high-flying rival e-tailer Chewy” (Internet Retailer) “Watch out Amazon. Walmart is coming for you” (CNN) “Amazon buys Whole Foods in a $13.7 billion deal” (Internet […]

Making Your List, Checking It Twice: Advice for Project Managers Launching Holiday Retail Projects

In my last blog, I touched on the five tips that Project Managers can utilize in organizing internal teams for better execution of holiday projects within an omni-channel retailer environment. But what happens next? After you have your Holiday Task Force team assembled, the priority is to start making your project documents and identifying due […]

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