3 Ecommerce Trends To Watch In 2017

YFS Magazine

In coming months, online retailers will change what customers expect from ecommerce. Grow Marketing & Sales business technology business trends eCommerce marketing technologyWhere they lead, customers will follow.

Ecommerce Best Practice Report 2017


Get data-backed ecommerce guidelines you can implement right away to increase revenue. If you’re wondering what works best right now in ecommerce, you’re in luck. Improve your ecommerce sales with our conversion-focused UX guidelines. Blog beginner cux ecommerce

Top 20 A/B Ecommerce Test Ideas


Most ecommerce stores don’t have that luxury and have a large portion of visitors that have never heard of them before. At this point, the majority of companies offer some form of free shipping, and pretty much every ecommerce site competes with Amazon Prime.

6 Useful Tips To Maximize Your eCommerce Sales During Christmas


ECommerce sales during Christmas tend to see a big surge as customers prefer the quietness of at home shopping compared to the hassles of finding parking and a store full of people. Here are a few useful tips to maximize your eCommerce sales during Christmas and the ongoing holiday season.

Will Food-Focused eCommerce Create Waste?


Will food-focused eCommerce create waste, or alleviate the problem? One benefit to eCommerce food delivery is it will lower the amount of food people need to purchase at any given time. How Can You Get In on the eCommerce Food Trend?

Integrated Live Chat Boosts Ecommerce Sales

Startup Life

I’ve since realized the proverb has some value in the world of ecommerce (as well as some limitations). Integrated live chat boosts ecommerce sales. According to ecommerce live chat statistics: So, live chat doesn’t only provide customer support, it drives revenue and brand loyalty up.

What eCommerce Startups Need to Know About Online Sales Tax

Up and Running

based ecommerce store, you need to understand your tax liabilities. When you start an ecommerce business , you must follow the same rules as any new small business owner. Nexus is an ecommerce store’s presence.

The Rise of Specialized Marketplaces in eCommerce

Inc Startups

While Amazon has grown to dominate eCommerce, there are a host of niche marketplaces that are thriving. Struggling retailers and distributors should seize the opportunity. Innovate

Waves of ecommerce startups

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Check out my guest post on Pando Daily about why ecommerce startups come in waves. Ecommerce

More on UK ecommerce penetration

The Equity Kicker

One of the reasons we like backing ecommerce companies is that here in the UK we spend more online that all other major countries bar Sweden and we punch above our weight when it comes to ecommerce leaders. Here’s some of the supporting data: Ecommerce

The Essential Elements of a Productive Ecommerce Website

The Startup Magazine

An ecommerce business is more of a challenge than a traditional website. Review the following factors that are needed to run an ecommerce store successfully. An attractive web design is the basis of every ecommerce website.

Forecasting ecommerce multiples at exit

The Equity Kicker

Mahesh Vellanki from Redpoint put up an interesting post yesterday about ecommerce valuations. Etsy is arguably more of a marketplace than an ecommerce company and marketplaces have higher margins, more defensibility and hence attract higher multiples, so I would discount them.

eCommerce investment growing rapidly

The Equity Kicker

The latest is this chart showing growth in eCommerce investment: This is a good growth story. The growth in investor interest in ecommerce is driven by the growth in the underlying ecommerce market, and that underlying growth has legs, as I’ve blogged before. Ecommerce

The UK is still hot for ecommerce

The Equity Kicker

For a while we’ve spent more online per head than other developed economies and created more than our fair share of ecommerce winners as a result. Global eCommerce is forecast to grow at 23% 2013-2014 and 18% 2014-2015. Ecommerce

5 Ways Visual Search Amplifies the eCommerce Experience

Inc Startups

5 Ways Visual Search Amplifies the eCommerce Experience. Marketing

5 Critical Factors for Optimizing Luxury Ecommerce Sites


My company focuses on optimization for the high-end and luxury market, and over the years, we’ve learned there are 5 critical factors that will make or break the conversion rate of a high-end ecommerce store. And one of the most important basics of a high-end ecommerce store is the images.

The Ultimate 2018 Ecommerce Checklist: 31 Experts Prioritize 19 Growth Tactics to Implement Now

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Immediately following Cyber Five of 2017, I sent an email out to a bunch of ecommerce experts and multi-million dollar ecommerce store owners. That latter reason had me asking these crazy smart, crazy successful folks what was on the horizon for ecommerce in 2018.

Reasons Why Redesigning Your Ecommerce Website Is Needed

The Startup Magazine

These days, ecommerce websites are booming. To get the edge over the competition, you need to improve your ecommerce platform and redesign it. With that in mind, here are several reasons why you need to redesign your ecommerce website.

Why is node JS the best framework to launch a Multivendor Ecommerce marketplace Store?

The Startup Magazine

During this timeframe of mobile based applications, organizations need frameworks like node js eCommerce that can assist the quick paced request and dispatch applications way before advertising them. is the best framework for launching a Multivendor eCommerce marketplace.

Global eCommerce Trends Startup to Inc. 500

Inc Startups

The changing market of eCommerce, products, and companies around the world and how you can survive & thrive. Bringing Innovation to Market

Opportunities in ecommerce

The Equity Kicker

There’s a good post on Business of Fashion this morning which identifies four ecommerce models that are working in fashion: Social curation (which they helpfully define as ‘product discovery and connecting people to inspiration’). Vertically integrated ecommerce.

The future of mobile ecommerce

The Equity Kicker

We’ve been doing a good deal of thinking about the future of ecommerce as the world goes mobile. Amazon Ecommerce Facebook

Why eCommerce Product Filtering Is Broken (and How to Fix It)


eCommerce product filtering, when done right, can solve both issues. What is eCommerce product filtering? What might surprise you, though, is that recent research found that only 16% of major eCommerce sites (e.g. via Practical Ecommerce).

Volume of global ecommerce exits growing nicely

The Equity Kicker

As you know at Forward Partners we’re ecommerce and marketplace investors, so we like to keep tabs on all aspects of the ecommerce market. Historically there haven’t been many exits in ecommerce, so it’s good to see the number rising.

Are You Using the Best eCommerce Platform for Your Business?

Up and Running

The world of eCommerce is growing every year. The question then isn’t “Which eCommerce platform is the easiest or cheapest?” Rather, the real question is, “Which eCommerce platform is the best option to sell your products from?”. This powerful eCommerce platform has over 1.4

How to Use eCommerce Email Marketing to Increase Conversions


As an eCommerce site, you likely send emails regularly. How Important Is Email Marketing in eCommerce? So, what’s the truth about the state of email marketing in eCommerce? 4 Types of eCommerce Emails. As an eCommerce site, you likely send emails regularly.

Top 5 Ecommerce Platforms for 2017

Inc Startups

If you're launching an ecommerce platform in 2017, these are the top 5 platforms you're going to want to consider as you build your online business

eCommerce Link Building Guide For Startups

The Startup Magazine

Learn how to build a foundation of authority for your startup eCommerce website using tried and true white-hat link building tactics. You can find more tactical plays like this one in Inflow’s eCommerce Marketing Playbook. Marketers working with a startup eCommerce website.

Evaluating markets for ecommerce category killers

The Equity Kicker

Alex Malorodov ( @amalorCBS ), an MBA candidate at Columbia University who recently completed a summer internship at Gotham Ventures penned a great post about ecommerce category killers on CBInsights last week. Ecommerce

Ecommerce UX Mastery: Beginner to Pro in a Blog Post


In the pursuit of sustainable and consistent ecommerce growth , we look to many places: content, SEO, Facebook, Instagram, paid acquisition, new channels, growth hacking. We’ll answer the following question in concrete and comprehensive detail: how can we improve ecommerce UX?

How Ecommerce Stores Can Use Retail Analytics to Boost Sales

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Ecommerce is completely changing the retail world. Even though ecommerce retailers continue getting a larger share of their respective markets, there’s now lots of competition in the online space. This makes it necessary for ecommerce stores to utilize all tools at their disposal to stay ahead of their competition. Here’s how ecommerce stores can use retail analytics to boost sales. What time of day are they visiting your ecommerce store?

2 Ecommerce Product Page Reviews


In today’s review I’m reviewing 2 different ecommerce product pages. The post 2 Ecommerce Product Page Reviews appeared first on ConversionXL. Watch this 5-minute review: Pages covered in this review: [link]. link].

eCommerce inflection point coming in 2018: invest now

The Equity Kicker

I just saw this chart in a Morgan Stanley investor note with the subtitle eCommerce Hits it’s Stride. If that’s true then growth for ecommerce businesses will peak around 2020. That makes 2015 a great time to be investing in eCommerce startups. Ecommerce Exits

Improving engagement with ecommerce apps

The Equity Kicker

New research from Kahuna published on Andrew Chen’s blog found that only 12% of users engage with “ecommerce and retail” notifications, implying that up to 88% of users find them annoying. If you are involved with m-commerce you should go read it… Ecommerce

Ecommerce Referrals

Redeye VC

First Round Capital portfolio company Monetate just released a very interesting infographic showing how Pinterest and other social tools are rapidly changing how people get referred to ecommerce sites.

AMZN accounts for over 40% of North American ecommerce sales


AMZN accounts for over 40% of North American ecommerce sales. Amazon Basics: adding apparel & retail would boost sales. Perhaps a good move during the current political regime. This came up when rumors began around the American Apparel bankruptcy. The idea for American Apparel was perfect.

Buyer’s Remorse: How It Impacts eCommerce Customers


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Two areas of opportunity in ecommerce

The Equity Kicker

Kara Nortman of Upfront Ventures has just published an interesting and well grounded post on the future of ecommerce which got me thinking about where we see opportunities. Ecommerce Forward Partners Startup general interest

The ecommerce and marketplace opportunity is growing like crazy

The Equity Kicker

In the last five years we have seen three new ecommerce and marketplace companies worth $10bn+, whereas in the last twenty years there were six US public companies in those sectors worth the same amount. At Forward Partners we focus on ecommerce, marketplaces and related SaaS.

The ecommerce industry could be a lot better — here’s how

The Next Web

A good number of them are ecommerce stores that try to sell everything from pins to planes. Almost every ecommerce entrepreneur begins his or her venture with the dazzling dream of becoming the next big giant.