Weekly Retail Roundup – April 26, 2019

Our Weekly Retail Roundup consists of all the latest news, trends and insights in the ecommerce and retail industries.

This Week:

6 Tips to Create a Shipping Policy Template that Helps Conversion
Acquire Convert
The Ecommerce industry has become an overly-competitive field in recent years. One that has, for a lack of a better word, spoiled the customers to such an extent that nowadays you are considered a subpar brand if you don’t offer a myriad of perks ranging from same-day free shipping, free tracking, free returns, full refunds, accurate delivery estimates, and so much more.

The Strategies Behind the Best Fashion Ecommerce Websites
Shopify Plus
It’s an excellent time to be a direct to consumer (DTC) fashion ecommerce brand. Our recent Fashion and Apparel Industry Report projects that worldwide ecommerce revenue will rise from $481.2 billion in 2018 to $712.9 billion by 2022. Consumers will also soon have more buying power, with the number of new prospective customers projected to rise to over 1.2 billion by 2020.

Why Do 90% of Online Businesses Fail in Less Than 120 Days?
Dropship Lifestyle
Did you know that 90% of businesses fail within the first 120 days? Sounds crazy, right? Well, that common statistic about business failures might not be ​true after all. My team and I did some research on business failures.​ In doing so, we decided to create this blog post based on what we found regarding the ‘exact’ percentage of businesses that fail.

How will mobile payment grow for ecommerce in 2019?
Ecommerce Nation
2019 promises to be one of the key years for mobile payment growth. A well-known SalesForce study confirmed that more than 60% of e-commerce traffic was monopolized by mobile consumers. This very revealing data demonstrates the influence of mobile devices in the purchase and sale of online products.

How to Get Smarter About Influencer Marketing
Ecommerce Times
Marrying technical rigidity with unrestrained creativity? Due to its ability to transform brand engagement with creators on social media, programmatic influencer marketing is here to stay. Millennial consumers have been abandoning traditional media channels and instead becoming increasingly invested in social media. However, with an overwhelming amount of programmatic advertised content, marketers may find that PPC ads may not reach the desired performance levels.

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