Tag Archives: online

Major Retail Changes All Lead Back to E-Commerce

Author: Jarrod Davis

(Editor’s note: Walmart is constantly innovating as it ventures further into e-commerce. Don’t get left behind! Click here to learn more about growing your online sales with Walmart.) New product lines, numerous acquisitions, branding overhauls. . .retail news has been filled with headlines of companies striving to entice the online shopper. As major players try each month to “one-up” each other for…

How is Online Retail Really Impacting Brick-and-Mortar?

Author: Jarrod Davis

Retail news headlines have been a mixed-bag for brick-and-mortar during the first quarter. From cutting back headcount to closing store locations, big names and small businesses alike are fighting to stay relevant. The casual observer would jump to an obvious conclusion: online shopping is killing in-store traffic. However, experienced marketing analysts point to a different shift in today’s customer. Jessica Hendrix,…

How to Increase Sales With Online Content

Author: Jarrod Davis

Retailers focusing their efforts on today’s shoppers will sometimes place customers into two camps: the in-store customer and the online customer. While there are extremes on both sides, the majority of today’s shoppers are in the middle. What that means is the delivery methods of in-store and online are not competing with one another; they are actually complementing each other. Online…

No Free Time? Employees Surf for Deals on the Clock

Author: Jarrod Davis

Most of us in the workplace have the same routine each night. After a long day at the office, we sit down to a late dinner with a familiar place setting: plate, silverware, napkin, smartphone. Staying connected and working after hours is becoming the rule over the exception, but a healthy work/life balance still finds a way. Recent studies show as…

The Online Marketplace: Confusion in a Promising New Frontier

Author: 8th and Walton

Many larger retailers are now allowing their suppliers to list and sell products on their websites directly through an online marketplace. When a sale is made, sometimes the supplier ships the products, and sometimes the retailer handles the fulfillment of the order. But always it is the retailer who collects the customer’s money. That’s where the confusion can start for many…