E-Commerce/Online Marketing

What you need to know about Walmart’s e-commerce acquisition … – Digiday

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Amazon poses a threat to brick-and-mortar stores that are having trouble getting shoppers to visit their stores. For Walmart, that means fighting back against Amazon by beefing up its digital portfolio. The chain has been on an acquisition spree lately, snapping up Jet.com, Bonobos, Moosejaw, ShoeBuy and ModCloth, and it is now reportedly in talks to acquire Birchbox. Here’s what you need to know about Walmart’s recent e-commerce acquisitions. The key…

Many Unhappy Returns: E-commerce’s Achilles Heel – Forbes

Sunday, August 13, 2017

In this Monday, April 3, 2017, photo, Happy Returns “return-ista” Taj Sims processes a customer’s return at the company’s kiosk designed to make it easier for buyers of online merchandise to be returned, at the Santa Monica Place mall in Santa Monica, Calif.  (AP Photo Damian Dovarganes) It’s a common misconception that e-commerce is inherently more profitable than brick & mortar retail. The fact that very few online dominant brands’…

E-Commerce will make up 17% of all US retail sales by 2022 – and one company is the main reason – Business Insider

Sunday, August 13, 2017

BI Intelligence See Also This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Forrester predicts that online sales will account for 17% of all US retail sales by 2022, up from a projected 12.7% in 2017, according to Forrester’s new Online Retail Forecast as cited by Digital Commerce 360. The report also expects US online sales to grow 13% YoY in 2017, which is five…

SMEs, e-commerce major ingredients for Nigeria’s economic recovery – BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Mike Dola, founder of cokodeal.com, an e-commerce platform for made-in-Nigeria products that connects local manufacturers, producers and suppliers to global markets, has called for a conscious drive to strengthen the SMEs in Nigeria as a way to boost its economic growth, stating that SMEs are at the core of the development of any country. Dola said he believes Ecommerce provides a huge opportunity for Nigerian SMEs to explore and expand into…

Many Unhappy Returns: E-commerce’s Achilles Heel – Forbes

Sunday, August 13, 2017

In this Monday, April 3, 2017, photo, Happy Returns “return-ista” Taj Sims processes a customer’s return at the company’s kiosk designed to make it easier for buyers of online merchandise to be returned, at the Santa Monica Place mall in Santa Monica, Calif.  (AP Photo Damian Dovarganes) It’s a common misconception that e-commerce is inherently more profitable than brick & mortar retail. The fact that very few online dominant brands’…

What you need to know about Walmart’s e-commerce acquisition spree – Digiday

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Amazon poses a threat to brick-and-mortar stores that are having trouble getting shoppers to visit their stores. For Walmart, that means fighting back against Amazon by beefing up its digital portfolio. The chain has been on an acquisition spree lately, snapping up Jet.com, Bonobos, Moosejaw, ShoeBuy and ModCloth, and it is now reportedly in talks to acquire Birchbox. Here’s what you need to know about Walmart’s recent e-commerce acquisitions. The key…

What you need to know about Walmart’s e-commerce acquisition … – Digiday

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Amazon poses a threat to brick-and-mortar stores that are having trouble getting shoppers to visit their stores. For Walmart, that means fighting back against Amazon by beefing up its digital portfolio. The chain has been on an acquisition spree lately, snapping up Jet.com, Bonobos, Moosejaw, ShoeBuy and ModCloth, and it is now reportedly in talks to acquire Birchbox. Here’s what you need to know about Walmart’s recent e-commerce acquisitions. The key…

What you need to know about Walmart’s e-commerce acquisition spree – Digiday

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Amazon poses a threat to brick-and-mortar stores that are having trouble getting shoppers to visit their stores. For Walmart, that means fighting back against Amazon by beefing up its digital portfolio. The chain has been on an acquisition spree lately, snapping up Jet.com, Bonobos, Moosejaw, ShoeBuy and ModCloth, and it is now reportedly in talks to acquire Birchbox. Here’s what you need to know about Walmart’s recent e-commerce acquisitions. The key…

Many Unhappy Returns: E-commerce’s Achilles Heel – Forbes

Thursday, August 10, 2017

In this Monday, April 3, 2017, photo, Happy Returns “return-ista” Taj Sims processes a customer’s return at the company’s kiosk designed to make it easier for buyers of online merchandise to be returned, at the Santa Monica Place mall in Santa Monica, Calif.  (AP Photo Damian Dovarganes) It’s a common misconception that e-commerce is inherently more profitable than brick & mortar retail. The fact that very few online dominant brands’…

Many Unhappy Returns: E-commerce’s Achilles Heel – Forbes

Thursday, August 10, 2017

In this Monday, April 3, 2017, photo, Happy Returns “return-ista” Taj Sims processes a customer’s return at the company’s kiosk designed to make it easier for buyers of online merchandise to be returned, at the Santa Monica Place mall in Santa Monica, Calif.  (AP Photo Damian Dovarganes) It’s a common misconception that e-commerce is inherently more profitable than brick & mortar retail. The fact that very few online dominant brands’…

Many Unhappy Returns: E-commerce’s Achilles Heel – Forbes

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

In this Monday, April 3, 2017, photo, Happy Returns “return-ista” Taj Sims processes a customer’s return at the company’s kiosk designed to make it easier for buyers of online merchandise to be returned, at the Santa Monica Place mall in Santa Monica, Calif.  (AP Photo Damian Dovarganes) It’s a common misconception that e-commerce is inherently more profitable than brick & mortar retail. The fact that very few online dominant brands’…

We’re combining with brick-and-mortar better than Amazon, says Chinese e-commerce giant – CNBC

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

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We’re combining with brick-and-mortar better than Amazon, says Chinese e-commerce giant – CNBC

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

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A Beginner’s Guide to SEO in a Machine Learning World – Search Engine Journal

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Dave Davies ‘); $(‘#scheader .sc-logo’).append(‘ ‘); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(‘ ‘+cat_head_params.sponsor+’ ‘); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(cat_head_params.sponsor_text); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); } }); }); When thinking about the rise of machine learning as it relates to SEO, we can be faced with a frightening scenario depending on the type of SEO you are. SEOs, like myself, who are logic-based and have historically worked relying on an understanding of the signals at play and how they fluctuate may…

A Beginner’s Guide to SEO in a Machine Learning World – Search Engine Journal

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Dave Davies ‘); $(‘#scheader .sc-logo’).append(‘ ‘); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(‘ ‘+cat_head_params.sponsor+’ ‘); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(cat_head_params.sponsor_text); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); } }); }); When thinking about the rise of machine learning as it relates to SEO, we can be faced with a frightening scenario depending on the type of SEO you are. SEOs, like myself, who are logic-based and have historically worked relying on an understanding of the signals at play and how they fluctuate may…

A Beginner’s Guide to SEO in a Machine Learning World – Search Engine Journal

Monday, August 07, 2017

Dave Davies ‘); $(‘#scheader .sc-logo’).append(‘ ‘); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(‘ ‘+cat_head_params.sponsor+’ ‘); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(cat_head_params.sponsor_text); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); } }); }); When thinking about the rise of machine learning as it relates to SEO, we can be faced with a frightening scenario depending on the type of SEO you are. SEOs, like myself, who are logic-based and have historically worked relying on an understanding of the signals at play and how they fluctuate may…

Watch: How to Get the Most Out of SEO With the Least Amount of Effort – Entrepreneur

Monday, August 07, 2017

Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » Editor’s Note: In “Tough Love Tuesday,” our first-ever summer success series, we’re connecting side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from amazing experts. Sign up for our email newsletter to be notified about our Tuesday Facebook Lives and check back to our side hustle topic page…

A Beginner’s Guide to SEO in a Machine Learning World – Search Engine Journal

Monday, August 07, 2017

Dave Davies ‘); $(‘#scheader .sc-logo’).append(‘ ‘); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(‘ ‘+cat_head_params.sponsor+’ ‘); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(cat_head_params.sponsor_text); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); } }); }); When thinking about the rise of machine learning as it relates to SEO, we can be faced with a frightening scenario depending on the type of SEO you are. SEOs, like myself, who are logic-based and have historically worked relying on an understanding of the signals at play and how they fluctuate may…

How to win the SEO game when you don’t have time to play it – TNW

Monday, August 07, 2017

SEO — or search engine optimization — is, like many things, too often taken for granted. The subtle nuances of SEO are often ignored with businesses all over the world incorrectly choosing to ignore SEO opportunities on a regular basis. All too often, you see companies do a number of offline activities — such as hosting a networking event, holding a creative morning, or organizing something for charity — that…

How to win the SEO game when you don’t have time to play it – TNW

Sunday, August 06, 2017

SEO — or search engine optimization — is, like many things, too often taken for granted. The subtle nuances of SEO are often ignored with businesses all over the world incorrectly choosing to ignore SEO opportunities on a regular basis. All too often, you see companies do a number of offline activities — such as hosting a networking event, holding a creative morning, or organizing something for charity — that…