Case Study: How to Build a Successful B2B Loyalty Program
by Mark Stansbury | August 31, 2018 | Annex Cloud Case Study, Customer Loyalty, eCommerce

B2B Loyalty Overview: It is very true that there is no one-size-fits-all loyalty program. Especially not in the business-to-business industry. The B2B space is such a specific market with a narrower audience, so it must be treated as such. That means audience segmentation and personalized incentives are that much more important. This study will review how Annex Cloud helped two Read more…

Why Your Ecommerce Sales Strategy is Incomplete Without a Customer Loyalty Solution
by Mark Stansbury | August 23, 2018 | Customer Loyalty, eCommerce, Omni-Channel, Uncategorized

Once upon a time, an ecommerce company could get away with just a simple website that sold products. Then one day the industry progressed to the point that we all needed to incorporate an email service provider. And now, we have Amazon, Walmart.com, and the other retail powerhouses creating new standards for ecommerce fulfillment, price, and service. According to TechCrunch, Read more…

31 Shopping Cart Abandonment Statistics for 2018
by Grace Miller | May 15, 2018 | eCommerce

Marketing places a high emphasis on consumer engagement and consumer base expansion. However, an engaged consumer is not always guaranteed to buy. The phenomenon of a customer simply deciding to leave an e-commerce transaction has come to be referred to as shopping cart abandonment. The percentage of abandoned carts ranges anywhere from 50% to 80%. Here are more surprising shopping Read more…

5 Shopping Cart Abandonment Solutions That Really Work
by Grace Miller | April 4, 2018 | eCommerce

Online shopping cart abandonment has become a serious problem for many e-commerce and retail businesses. This very real issue will deplete your conversion rate unless you take the right measures. More than three of every four consumers visiting an e-commerce site leave their shopping carts full. Typical reasons consumers leave their online carts include excessively high extra costs, such as shipping Read more…

2018 Retail Predictions: How You Should Be Prepared
by Prasad Dhamdhere | November 29, 2017 | Customer Engagement, eCommerce

Digitalization, ultra-connectivity, and ever-shifting customer expectations are causing seismic shifts in the retail landscape. Staying on top of these changes are key to making the most of the coming year. Here are our 4 major 2018 retail predictions and ways you can amp up your marketing strategy. A) Purpose-Driven Partnerships: Strategic brand alliances will be the core currency in 2018. It will Read more...

Live Chat vs Chatbots: An Overview
by Grace Miller | May 30, 2017 | Customer Engagement, eCommerce

Edsger. W. Dijkstra, a pioneer in many research areas of computer science, has said: “The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.” The truism of his statement is unfolding in front of us now amidst the exasperating modernization that is happening in the world of computer science. Read more...