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holiday-readiness
Oct 1, 2021
Online traffic is likely to start rising well before Cyber Week arrives. Focus your preparations on the shopping experience itself and ensuring it will convert website visitors into customers. Read more.
Succeeding in the New Face-to-Face: A Guide to Preparing Your Digital Storefront for Peak Season
Sep 9, 2021
Businesses poised for a successful customer experience during peak season rely on some or all of the following common best practices, many of which customers now expect all high-quality digital storefronts to follow.
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Aug 20, 2021
The journey to success in your organization’s peak season – be that the traditional holidays or your industry’s specific busy period – starts with making sure the infrastructure of your digital storefront is ready to perform. Whatever this annual opportunity looks like for your business, preparation for your peak season should start with your ecommerce site.
2.4.3 Release Information
Aug 10, 2021
We know that many businesses are gearing up for the rush of holiday shopping, often the peak of their sales year. When preparing to optimize your peak season commerce strategy – whether that is the upcoming holiday season, or another time throughout the year – time is valuable and often in short supply. To help our customers capitalize on this critical time of year, we’ll be sharing a series of posts on best practices for peak season preparedness, starting with "The Usual Suspects: Five Configuration Fixes to Maximize Your Peak Sales".
holiday shopping preparation
Jul 26, 2021
With supply chain threats looming, see why it's critical for retailers to secure inventory well before the holiday season.
Magento-2-4-1
Oct 15, 2020
The 2020 holiday season is upon us, and with it millions of shoppers will be browsing the Web looking for the best deals. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape the way we live, the online shopping trends seen during the previous six to eight months are predicted to continue throughout the holiday season. Read more.
Unwrapping-the-Gift-of-Giving
Sep 1, 2020
Intuitive shopping experiences are on every consumer’s 2020 holiday wishlist. Read more.
Small Business Saturday
Dec 3, 2019
More opportunities for growing brands to optimize their holiday operations
7 Recommendations for Holiday Marketing on Amazon
Nov 12, 2019
If you’re intent on making the most of the busiest shopping season of the year, then chances are
Holiday eCommerce trends
Oct 18, 2019
Use these tips to help your business stand out and sell more during the biggest shopping season of the year.
Optimizing Your Magento Commerce Site for the 2019 Holiday Season
Sep 5, 2019
Tips that Merchants who use Magento Commerce should consider employing to ensure a robust digital holiday season
E-Commerce Strategies - Holiday eCommerce Shopping
Aug 8, 2019
The holiday season is the most wonderful—and the most challenging—time of the year for e-commerce sites. Amid the gift-buying frenzy, the high-traffic season sees intense competition from other merchants, increased instances of cybercrime, and overwhelmed, busy, distracted shoppers. Use these eCommerce strategies. 
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Nov 7, 2018
It was reported that last year 25% of Cyber Monday’s sales were driven by email. Get insight from the lessons learned from the ghosts of holiday emails past.
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Oct 24, 2018
Don’t let out-of-stocks, overstocks, and preventable returns ruin your peak season performance. Having a full understanding of your multi-channel order process, channels, carriers, and delivery points will help you create a solid holiday commerce strategy.
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Oct 16, 2018
If we’ve learned anything from Black Friday and Cyber Monday’s past, it’s that retailers need to
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Oct 2, 2018
If you are reading this, the holidays are here.
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Aug 15, 2018
A month-by-month plan to connect with your existing customers and generate more revenue
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Jul 30, 2018
With the rise of eCommerce and blending of the digital and physical worlds, many retailers are exploring new strategies to get ahead in a competitive marketplace. A great sale may be enough to garner customer attention, but the experience is what drives a sale.  Read more. 
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Jul 26, 2018
‘It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ (For Insights) With consumers reveling in su
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Jul 23, 2018
How to make the most of peak days and keep the new customers they bring
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Dec 1, 2017
How to attract and convert gift buyers, then turn them into lifelong customers
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Nov 27, 2017
According to eMarketer, eCommerce is expected to climb 15.8 percent this holiday season, while total retail growth will slow to 2 percent! As an e-retailer, you should be doing everything in your power to ensure that your website is optimized. Read More. 
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Nov 20, 2017
Robert J. Moore runs through the numbers and offers data-driven tips to help you succeed this holiday season.
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Nov 15, 2017
How merchants can win, beyond cutting prices
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Nov 8, 2017
Tap the growing influence of social media on holiday sales
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Oct 24, 2017
How your business can promote social good this holiday season and beyond
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Oct 19, 2017
It’s time to collaborate on a consistently-branded holiday shopping experience
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Oct 17, 2017
Use caching, load balancing, and order processing to protect your site from the “thundering herd”
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Sep 20, 2017
Check out this 5-point checklist to assess your holiday readiness
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Sep 18, 2017
Prevent your brand from being a yuletide yawn
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Aug 30, 2017
Capture your share of purchase-ready holiday visitors with these easy-to-implement tips for Magento
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Aug 29, 2017
Use Transactional emails to secure that second purchase and lifelong customers
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Aug 24, 2017
Helpful checklist will help make sure you’re driving to conversion
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Aug 10, 2017
And how retailers can remove the stress of holidays and shipping for bigger profits
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Aug 8, 2017
Simplify your sales tax for a hassle-free holiday season
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Jul 27, 2017
There’s still time to create a checkout that will give you a better customer experience and increased conversions
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Jul 26, 2017
Tips on timing and harnessing branded holiday opportunities.
3 Tips for Creating a Data-Driven Competitive Advantage for Holiday Shopping
Jul 17, 2017
Proven strategies for an intelligent approach to holiday readiness.
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Jul 13, 2017
The new holiday commerce guide from Magento shows you how
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Dec 9, 2016
Cyber Monday might be all the rage, but Black Friday is a classic
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Dec 5, 2016
Holidays are a double-edged ‘blessing’ for those in eCommerce.
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Nov 21, 2016
Here are some tips that we’ve partnered with PayPal on to help your business thrive this season
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Oct 4, 2016
Email marketing #fitspiration from Slendertone!
How To Turn Holiday Shoppers into Regulars
Sep 30, 2016
The Magento Analytics Holiday Benchmark Report has revealed some remarkable findings
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Sep 27, 2016
Key Insights for the Holidays
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Sep 14, 2016
8 easy steps for a Successful Holiday Season
personalization tips for e-commerce
Nov 19, 2015
How to leverage the traffic and data you gather in Q4
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Oct 29, 2015
Insights from Bronto Software’s Holiday 2015 survey
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Oct 27, 2015
5 reasons your customers aren’t buying and what you can do to fix it
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Oct 22, 2015
Several ideas from our partner dotmailer on campaign automation to bolster your results and save you time this season
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Oct 21, 2015
Don't let a logistics meltdown slow you down during peak season 
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Oct 7, 2015
As Holiday 2014’s nice-to-dos become must-dos in 2015, eCommerce merchants will need to hone in o
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Sep 30, 2015
Use these tactics to cash-in on what may be the biggest growth year for the retail industry since 2011
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Sep 14, 2015
The 2014 holiday period was a very merry season for eCommerce, boosted by a 16% growth in sales over 2013
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Aug 21, 2015
CRO is a good place to start when growing your eCommerce business. In general, a “good” conversion rate varies greatly from business to business. Learn more about optimizing your conversion rates using time tested methods from the people at Fooman. 
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Dec 23, 2014
Holiday Shipping Success is All About the First Impression
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Nov 26, 2014
How to sharpen your email strategy for the holiday season
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Oct 29, 2014
Practical tips to help you deliver on customer expectations 
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Oct 22, 2014
Tapping into Big Data Insights and Opportunities
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Oct 2, 2014
How to update your cart reminders to keep them both coming back
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Sep 29, 2014
How to make sure your site is ready for the peaks 
Mark Lavelle’s Imagine 2014 Keynote Full of Good News
May 13, 2014
Magento is moving forward with product releases, strategic partnerships, and very happy customers