If you’ve been following Recommend, you already know how useful our analytics suite is. Our platform is designed to allow you to provide personalized recommendations, analyze real-time insights and analytics to gauge customer behavior, and deliver targeted emails that cater to the specific needs of your customers.
Insightful data is everything in the competitive world of eCommerce. It isn’t enough to just sell products to customers, you need to get to know them on a personal level, nurture them, and provide them with additional value.
The Recommend platform gives you all the tools you need to do exactly this. And now, we’ve added another feature that will greatly increase user personalization.
Yes, you’ve read that number right! One of our top retail clients has recently attributed an extra £1.15 MILLION to a personalized email campaign.
And that statistic is by no means a fluke. Econsultancy estimates that emails are generating more than £30 BILLION in retail sales in the UK alone.
So how can you get a slice of that action?
If you aren’t familiar with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) yet, it’s about time you get familiar. The GDPR, which was approved in the European Union in April 2016 and will go live on May 25, 2018, is the most ambitious set of privacy laws to ever be passed.
In the age of big data, the GDPR was designed to protect individuals and their right to determine how their data is used by companies that collect it.
In 2018 alone, we’ve already read about major data breaches involving companies like Equifax and Facebook. The GDPR works to protect an individual’s privacy and to hold major companies accountable for the data they are collecting about their users.
It’s that time of year again. With S/S18’s fashion weeks kicking off today in New York, then London, Milan and Paris, the fashion pack are primed and ready to go.
And so are your shoppers.
So as your customers get ready to ‘shop the trend’ and crawl Instagram for the latest style inspiration, how does the savvy retailer get a piece of the action?
It’s not too late! Here are 7 tips to quickly increase your sales and put a smile on your customers’ faces this September:
What an interesting time to be in eCommerce! Just weeks before the Brexit vote shook up Europe, eCommerce Europe published a report predicting that eCommerce is set to grow 12% this year with online sales set to generate a huge €509 billion.
Alongside France and Germany, the UK is responsible for more than 60% of this turnover, so how will this be affected by the UK leaving the EU and the taxes, tariffs and turmoil that is set to ensue? Only time will tell, and we will keep you updated on the changing market as it happens right here on the Recommend blog and social.
In the meantime, we breakdown some of the most interesting stats brought to light by this report to help inform your campaigns in these chaotic and exciting times: