Don’t Follow Ecommerce Trends, Leapfrog Them

I’m frequently asked “what are the big trends in ecommerce?” And I can riff off several from omnichannel to social, Big Data to content + commerce. But there’s a problem with trends. Many are born to die. And trends that have ...

Buyable Pins and the Future of Ecommerce

The social commerce buzz this week? Pinterest has announced that Buyable Pins are coming later this month, launching with select retailers. Unlike Twitter and Facebook’s respective Buy Buttons, pinners will be able to purchase without leaving Pinterest ...

The Convergence of Content, Context, Channels and Commerce

We’re excited to announce our latest ebook The New Customer Journey: A Convergence of Content, Context, Channels and Commerce is now available for free download. The first in a series, Book 1 covers: What is experience-driven commerce and why are ...

What Google’s Entrance to M-Commerce Means for Merchants

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Google’s gearing up to enter the mobile commerce game. The search giant will begin showing buy buttons in mobile search pages which will redirect clickers to Google’s own product page where ...

Why the Ecommerce Catalog Must Die

Why do the majority of ecommerce storefronts look and function the way they do? They’re based off the catalog metaphor — digital versions of the paper catalog, and for good reason — it was the catalog that taught consumers to shop sight-unseen, ...
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