There's always someone in-store to assist customers during their shopping. Online, your users are alone. A single shared aspect remains: the experience. The e-commerce experience is moving closer to customers, with links established via optimized interfaces and user data serving as a powerful lever to gain a better understanding of users’ needs.
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Mobile: six letters that have heralded ambitious prospects for e-tailers. As new strategy terms appear, so do the challenges in e-commerce. Although mobile users are increasingly connected all day long through their phones, they still remain attached to tablets and computers, making their journeys a bit more complicated.
Retailers that craft post-purchase customer journeys to be proactive, relevant and emotionally engaging foster stronger customer relationships and drive more repeat business, according to the Narvar Post-Purchase Benchmark 2017. The benchmark report is based on customer engagement data from over 300 brands and retailers over the course of the year and distills key insights by merchandise category, retailer type, average price point and other dimensions.
In early February 2017, Jetlore conducted a survey of 750 consumers to understand their sensitivity to online shopping experiences. The respondents, all from the United States, were of both genders, aged 18–56. This broad spectrum of respondents represents the diversity of online shoppers who routinely choose to buy online vs. visiting a brick-and-mortar store. The findings reveal that shoppers’ patience and loyalty are tightly tied to convenience and personalization.
The Walker Sands 2016 Future of Retail report takes a look at the evolving habits of shoppers today and how the retail technology space is undergoing a large transformation.
Disruptors are reshaping consumer behavior. In response, retailers are stepping up their game. In our analysis, we examine six closely intertwined strategies retailers are using to stave off disruption and better attract and retain today’s mercurial shoppers. The underlying theme of these strategies: to create an immersive, seamless, brand-defining experience for consumers across all channels, one that will keep them coming back.
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The Unbxd State of Mobile Commerce Search report analyzed site search behavior of mobile shoppers across 500 million sessions to understand what factors are holding mobile back, and leading to 63 percent lower conversions compared to desktop.
We've gone from walking the streets of busy bazaars, shopping at general stores, congregating at malls, thumbing through mail-order catalogs to making purchases online and even using our mobile phones. There have never been more ways to sell to customers. However, with so many options it's also more challenging than ever to determine the right strategies for expanding reach and deepening customer engagement.
Fizziology analyzed Twitter conversations from more than 1.6 million unique users who were talking about various department stores during the holiday shopping season. Measuring conversations occurring around five major department stores allowed Fizziology to determine key audience groups, shifts in audience from 2015 to 2016, and insights into gift card and exchange-focused conversation.
Radial and CFI Group recently surveyed 500 consumers to discover their online shopping expectations in the areas of product returns, fraud, loyalty programs and online communities. Download this infographic to learn the key findings from our study so you can satisfy today’s consumers, improve their loyalty and boost profits.
Building your own brand, being laser-focused on your customers and profitably delivering exceptional consumer experiences are essential in a world where Amazon.com sets the table stakes. Download our field guide to learn the five steps to e-commerce success in the age of Amazon so you can meet consumers’ expectations, boost sales and improve their loyalty.