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The World Cup of Ecommerce [Infographic]

Last post we looked at some data from the e-tailing group’s Annual Merchant Survey. Baynote combined scores from the survey into a soccer-themed infographic in the run up to the World Cup final. Enjoy! Click to enlarge infographic Highlights 42% ...
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Cart Abandonment is Rising: 5 Tips For Cart Recovery

According to the e-tailing group’s 2014 Annual Merchant Survey, the trend is towards higher reported cart abandonment behavior compared to 2013. It’s roughly 50/50 split among the 100 retailers studied who enjoy sub-50% abandonment rate and ...
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Geolocated Personalization Test Lifts Conversion 12%

A couple weeks ago, we covered an advanced personalization tactic: geolocated weather targeting. Burton Snowboards tested geolocated weather messaging on its home page, and found an 11.6% uptick in conversion. Hat tip to Get Elastic reader Cheryl Jones ...
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3 Things CMOs Should Know About Anti-Spam Email Legislation

The July 1 deadline for CASL, Canada’s new anti-spam e-mail legislation has come and gone. If you’re not familiar with CASL, the legislation requires re-opt in for any Canadian email subscriber on a commercial mailing list. (This applies to any business, ...
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Digital to Grow to 75% of Marketing Budgets [Infographic]

The findings of an Accenture Interactive CMO survey have been remixed into an infographic, appearing on Adweek this week. In the next 5 years, digital could account for 75% of marketing budgets, with mobile accounting for more than 50%.
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