Ecommerce Product Releases: June 1, 2020

Here is a list of product releases and end-of-May updates from companies offering online retailer services. There are updates on social commerce, financial products for merchants, self-service ad platforms, Amazon sales and quick-start trading services. Do you have an e-commerce product edition? Email releases@practicalecommerce.com. Product releases for e-commerce Facebook introduces Facebook stores. The new Facebook … Read more Ecommerce Product Releases: June 1, 2020

Japan is an attractive market for cross-border e-commerce

Japan is the world's third largest e-commerce market after China and the United States. However, it is often overlooked by foreign online shoppers due to an unusually low cross-border purchase rate and a somewhat insular strategy for online shopping. Only 10 percent of Japanese consumers buy goods on foreign websites. Nevertheless, with a population of … Read more Japan is an attractive market for cross-border e-commerce

B2B e-commerce that does not break the bank

Covid-19 forces a dilemma for many B2B retailers. They realize that a robust e-commerce presence is crucial to long-term viability. But they are hesitant to spend money in the middle of the pandemic on meaningful digital upgrades. However, it does not have to be one or the other. B2B salespeople can invest in e-commerce and … Read more B2B e-commerce that does not break the bank

14 YouTube channels to grow an e-commerce business

E-commerce can get tons of free help on YouTube – from step-by-step software tutorials to business strategies. Here is a list of YouTube e-commerce channels. There are channels for sales on different platforms, as well as digital marketing, design, entrepreneurship and more. WPBeginner WPBeginner WPBeginner is a free resource site for WordPress beginners. If you … Read more 14 YouTube channels to grow an e-commerce business

Ecommerce Product Releases: May 17, 2020

Here is a list of mid-May product releases and updates from companies offering online retailer services. There are updates on online payments, loyalty programs, sales on Amazon, virtual reality and more. Do you have an e-commerce product edition? Email releases@practicalecommerce.com. Product releases for e-commerce Square launches Online Checkout. Square has launched Online Checkout, which facilitates … Read more Ecommerce Product Releases: May 17, 2020

Will new e-commerce vendors push existing merchants?

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced some brick and mortar companies to focus on e-commerce, but this shift in focus is unlikely to stop many permanent closures. "If this is not the retail apocalypse, I don't know what would be," said Sarah Wyeth, lead retail and restaurant analyst at S&P Global Ratings, according to an article … Read more Will new e-commerce vendors push existing merchants?

The good news and the bad news for e-commerce transport

E-commerce has increased, and shipping companies like USPS, UPS and FedEx have responded admirably to demand for coronavirus-induced shutdowns and restrictions. That's the good news for e-commerce sellers. For many companies, the order is strong and delivery service remains reliable. Unfortunately, supply chains (international and domestic) have suffered, making it difficult for some e-commerce companies … Read more The good news and the bad news for e-commerce transport

In the middle of Covid-19, Amazon's Q1 2020 earnings confirm e-commerce dominance

On April 30, Amazon announced its first quarter 2020 results. As expected, total revenue for the three months ended March 31 was exceptionally strong – about $ 33 million per hour in sales. Financials Revenues increased, but net revenues declined from year to year, with the company attributing to increased product acquisition costs and high … Read more In the middle of Covid-19, Amazon's Q1 2020 earnings confirm e-commerce dominance

Ecommerce Product Releases: May 4, 2020

Here is a list of product releases and updates for early May from companies that offer services to online retailers. There are updates on keyword tools, bid optimization, product rendering, video tools, payment platforms, Google Shopping, Etsy listings, and more. Do you have an e-commerce product edition? Email releases@practicalecommerce.com. Product releases for e-commerce Etailz launches … Read more Ecommerce Product Releases: May 4, 2020