Articles by tag: E-commerce

TechTalk: e-Commerce Meets Middleware: Startup Becomes Gateway to Consumer Trends

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Steve Jamieson, founder and CEO of WorkingLive, talks with EisnerAmper’s TechTalk host Fritz Spencer about helping companies achieve online sales success by meeting customers where they are—across multiple platforms. In this episode, Steve discusses how his multi-channel e-commerce solution leverages proprietary middleware technology to help independent distributors and affiliates more effectively track and sell…

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Breaking Down the Impact of Consumer Preferences on B2B Technology

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas is joined by Mark Peterson from Shen, Milson & Wilke to dissect the intricate relationship between consumer preferences and B2B technologies. They focus on shifts in the consumer world that are progressively influencing the B2B technology landscape, particularly in the AV industry. Mark emphasizes the…

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Wayfair: “Still Ignoring Sales Nexus” Or “Evolution of”

In this Weaver Beyond the Numbers episode, Steven Scarborough, Mayur Naik, and Brandon Hayes review the implications of the Wayfair vs. South Dakota case. As e-commerce continues to dominate the market, understanding the nuances of sales tax and economic presence becomes crucial for businesses. Key Points: The Wayfair vs. South Dakota case determined that companies…

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Plastic Packaging Isn’t Necessarily the Enemy in the Pursuit of Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

In the evolving world of ecommerce, the debate between paper and plastic packaging is not as straightforward as it might seem, especially for massive online retailers like Amazon. The company has announced a significant reduction in its use of single-use plastic packaging by moving to recyclable paper packaging and eliminating its blue and white…

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Retailers Are Moving More Towards a ‘Digital-First’ Strategy. It’s Greatly Improving D2C Numbers

Brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce platforms are rapidly blending, adopting a digital-first strategy is crucial for retail giants. Straddling the evolving terrains of customer preferences and technological advancements, companies are faced with a monumental task of transforming their operations end-to-end, effectively marrying their wholesale brands with a direct-to-consumer operational model.  Amid this challenge and opportunity, businesses…

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EY-Shopify Global Alliance with Warren Tomlin

On this episode of the What Just Happened? podcast, host Christine Russo speaks with Warren Tomlin, Managing Partner at EY, on the new alliance his company just made with Shopify. It might seem strange for a company like EY to team with Shopify, but Warren makes a case for it. “It’s not about how it…

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Which Business Sustainability Programs Work Best for Consumers and the Business Itself?

Consumers are growing more conscious of their carbon footprint and are actively seeking ways to lessen the impact of their purchases on the planet. Recent studies from McKinsey and NielsenIQ show that, on several metrics, consumers are gravitating towards products that make ESG claims. Though sustainability-focused marketing is clearly having an impact on consumer…

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Superior Air Quality and HVAC Systems are Crucial for Senior Care
May 29, 2024

The demographic shift towards an aging population, projected to reach 27 million Americans in nursing and assisted living facilities by 2050, raises significant concerns about indoor air quality in these environments. With respiratory health already being a critical issue among seniors, the stakes are high for ensuring that HVAC systems are up to par….

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The Future of Data Centers: Cooling, Power, and ESG with Saqib Ashraf
May 28, 2024

In a rapidly evolving data center industry, cooling technologies are finally taking center stage, driven by the rise of AI and other high-density computing needs. In the latest episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, Saqib Ashraf, Director of Solutions Architecture at CPG, shares insights on the future of data centers as well as the challenges…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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What Does a Potential Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon Mean for Sellers and Consumers?
February 18, 2023

U.S. regulators are preparing to drag Amazon through the jungle; Amazon is apparently the target of an antitrust lawsuit prepared by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The Wall Street Journal first reported on this potential legal action, which is anticipated to target a variety of Amazon’s business practices, however it’s still unclear what…

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How the Role of the Product Designer Has Grown
February 2, 2023

As newer workers enter the workforce, more focus and value is put on company culture. A positive company culture directly relates to higher job satisfaction, which can have all sorts of positive effects. How has one man’s journey in the product design industry led him to truly value company culture? On the newest episode of…

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2022 Cyber Monday Broke Records This Year With Consumers Spending $10.7 Billion
December 2, 2022

2022 Cyber Monday broke records this year based on Adobe Analytics’ figures, which tracks seasonal e-commerce activity, Cyber Monday generated $11.3 billion in online sales. The record-breaking day is also a record year for sales, which were down from $10.8 billion in 2020 (when $10.7 billion was recorded in sales), and a record for the…

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What is Apteo, and how is Consumer Data Evolving?
December 2, 2022

Impacting the behavior of different shoppers requires different tactics based on individual preferences. Understanding how to harness the data you have about your consumers is key to customizing messages. In 2021, online shopping accounted for 14% of all sales, according to Smart Brief. Securing those sales requires multiple touchpoints that speak to shoppers. On this…

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The Future of Online Retail: E-commerce, I-commerce, and Overhead with Dedrick Boyd
November 23, 2022

Imagine a world of commerce where you can see what an item of clothing will actually look like on you without having to physically go into the store. It may seem crazy, but that very well could be in the future of online retail with the development of Web3, especially as retailers explore going…

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What Just Happened: Improving the Purchase Journey Through AI
November 15, 2022

Different shoppers search for products in unique ways. It’s estimated that 87% of shoppers start their purchase journey with online searches. Personalization is an incredibly effective tool. But how can online retailers implement the language of the user throughout their product descriptions, search results, and website?   On this episode of What Just Happened?…

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Live Streaming Has a Permanent Place in Retail. Here’s Why.
October 20, 2021

Live streaming adoption is accelerating for a host of reasons and has many applications. Retailers can take advantage of this channel to connect with consumers and sell directly to them. Talking about this emerging trend, Retail Refined host Melissa Gonzalez spoke with Kenneth Tan, Co-founder and CEO of BeLive Technology. The company offers live streaming solutions…

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How Your Brand Can Capitalize on the International Ecommerce Explosion
June 15, 2021

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   Last year saw a 35% increase in cross-border e-commerce as a result of the pandemic keeping…

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Ecommerce’s Role in the Booming Global Coffee Industry
April 22, 2021

Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the ever-changing restaurant industry.   The pandemic briefly took away one of the world’s beloved institutions – the coffee shop. As the world opens up, the opportunity to…

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