What are the ecommerce trends dominating the industry? What’s hot in marketing, design, UX and products? You’ll find out here.
There’s an emerging change in the retail and services industry. Before you get too excited and start scratching your head, let me tell you it’s nothing new.
It’s the Direct-to-consumer movement, and it’s the darling of the investors.
While it is not a new or a groundbreaking business model, in recent years more and more entrepreneurs and brands in the industry are changing as they see a way to keep their margins for themselves and not share with anyone else (distributors, marketing agencies, etc).
You as an independent store owner probably constantly keep an eye on Amazon out of fear its next move can push you out of business.
Bloomberg reports that the behemoth was responsible for 53% of ecommerce sales growth while everybody else combined made 47%.
Well, the good news is that you can do a lot about it.
Yes, it’s powerful and they sell gazillion things, but you still have a chance in not 1, but 11 ways.
Amazon has at least 11 weak spots and we’ll help you use them to your advantage.
What are the eCommerce trends 2017 has in store for us? (No pun intended.)
A year ago we tried to predict what eCommerce in 2016 was going to be like. We were right on all points and we’ll see many of those eCommerce trends carry on in 2017, too.
But what are the new rules of the trade? What to prepare for to rock business in 2017?
Each week, we choose the most important e commerce trends – events and news – and comment on how they influence your business.
We do it with your limited time in mind and highlight just enough to keep you up to date with current trends in the field to run your business smoothly.
So what happened this week that matters?
A new provider for the enterprise omnichannel e commerce emerged, Magento launched a new marketplace and marketplaces in Southeast Asia begin challenging Alibaba’s expansion while it snuggles up to Australia and New Zealand.
We enjoy curating the most important trends in eCommerce for the week and add our view how it affects you as players in the game
When we’re preparing each new digest, we like to imagine you enjoying it with a cup of coffee or beer. We hope it’s as informational and useful as we intend it to be.
This week we comment on updates from Shopify and Alibaba.
What are the major e commerce trends this week that focused public attention?
We’ve summed them up here and given our take – whether you want it or not.
New platform opportunity, new payment processing option, and a feature better including visually impaired people in the social network experience – what a great week!