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The Vision Behind CommerceNext 2023: The Ecommerce Growth Show

Hot Topics for CommerceNext 2023: The Ecommerce Growth Show

CommerceNext 2023: The Ecommerce Growth Show is returning to the heart of commerce on June 20-21, 2023 at the New York Hilton Midtown. This year’s ecommerce conference is set to be our biggest event yet, so we are taking you behind the scenes of the programming and giving you a sneak peek of what to expect. In order to collect the most important themes and topics for CN 2023, CommerceNext’s new Chief Content Officer, Jill Dvorak joined forces with CommerceNext Co-Founders Veronika Sonsev, Scott Silverman and Allan Dick. Jill joined CommerceNext in early December 2022 from NRF where she ran content programming. Before

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first-party data

Turn Facebook Uncertainty into Advertising Profitability with First-Party Data

We are in a particularly turbulent time for growth marketing, especially for brands who have previously relied on Facebook data to track growth. With recent changes in iOS 14.5, ad personalization and performance reporting may be limited and brands may notice a shift in their metrics. In our most recent webinar, we gathered experts in first-party data to share how they are managing data to drive customer acquisition even during this tumultuous time.   What we learned: Use first-party data for exclusive information on your customers Diversify testing methodologies to ensure the most accurate information Personalize using machine learning Speakers: Aubrie Richey, Vice President,

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How Retailers Are Investing In Digital Customer Experience

Time is the most precious resource. Within our twenty-four hour day, we are constantly curating experiences based on what we need to succeed and feel good. From what we eat for breakfast to the sheets we sleep on at night, brands play a huge role in our everyday lives.    So how, as a brand, can you maximize those customer experience moments? If you have ever asked that question, or if that is the goal of your business, you are engaged with the experience economy, and Bob Meixner, Director of Product Strategy at Oracle, has the stats and advice to help. Meixner spoke

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Tailoring Your Performance Marketing for Attribution

Attribution is one of the most sought-after yet daunting discussions that take place within a marketing team. The question of which channels, what content and where the overlap lies can lead to an often dizzying hunt for a one-size-fits-all solution. At CommerceNext 2019, our panel of industry executives sat down to discuss their teams’ approaches to attribution for performance marketing and beyond. These leaders from Poshmark, Casper, Burrow, and AdRoll delve into the customer journey and how their business goals help define where the new and existing customers intersect.  For each of our panelists, the attribution plays a large role in their performance

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Media Recap: Catch Up on Our 2019 Ecommerce Conference

The 2019 CommerceNext Ecommerce Conference was a huge success! We saw an incredible 122% increase in attendees since 2018 with over 900 retailers, vendors, and speakers, and an exceptional Net Promoter Score among conferences. We’re working hard to kick off planning for 2020; in the meantime, we’d like to share what the media had to say about this year’s ecommerce conference. Catch up on what you missed and refresh on the sessions you saw this summer, and stay tuned for announcements about CommerceNext 2020 coming next month!   INC.- The Top 5 ecommerce Conferences for 2019 and 2020 Inc. Magazine named CommerceNext one

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Customer Experience and Community as the Ultimate Marketing Tool

If you spend time online, you’ve undoubtedly heard of cult-favorite beauty brand Glossier. Moreover, you’ve probably seen their ultra-chic and Instagram-worthy pink and vibrant red branding not on an ad, but in the social content of someone you know. Glossier’s community of raving fans is a large part of what drives their brand awareness, with individuals sharing their beauty routines with the world via social media. This loyalty and passion stem from the customer experience Glossier creates. As a direct to consumer brand, Glossier takes a unique approach to customer experiences beyond your typical beauty counter which has helped propel their digital marketing

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The Changing Consumer Behind Rent the Runway’s Success

Direct to consumer fashion rentals company Rent the Runway (RTR) has taken the fashion community by storm. The company’s sustainable and adventuresome subscription service has become a mainstay in the working woman’s closet. With RTR unlimited for just $159 per month, customers can rotate up to four items at any time, giving them access to a virtual dream closet full of 600 plus brands and designers to choose from. With subscription services seemingly taking over the ecommerce and the direct to consumer shopping experience, we asked ourselves: how has the digital-first customer evolved and what consumer behavior is driving this trend?   Maureen Sullivan,

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The Power of Storytelling as a Customer Acquisition Strategy

With three years of mattress marketing backed by nearly thirty years of technological advancements, Purple has made a name for themselves as more than a mattress company. At CommerceNext 2019, Joe Megibow, CEO of Purple Mattress, shared how Purple not only innovated on their patented signature polymer grid but also in their use of storytelling to drive customer acquisition and direct to consumer sales. Megibow has been with Purple since October of 2018 as CEO, previously serving as the chief digital officer for American Eagle Outfitters. He discusses his unique approach to reaching an audience beyond the realm of brick and mortar mattress

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eMarketer’s Retail Industry Trends 2019

According to eMarketer, Americans are poised to spend $586.92 billion in retail e-commerce in 2019, with a year-over-year growth rate of 14.0%. Ecommerce spending growth will be driven by a 2.6% gain in digital buyers (to 195.3 million) and an 11.1% gain in spending per buyer (to $3,005). “The data suggests that the US e-commerce market is nearing a saturation point as it grows more in line with that of the total internet population,” said Andrew Lipsman, eMarketer principal analyst and lead analyst of our latest report collection “Global Ecommerce 2019.” “To keep growing at double-digit rates, future channel growth will increasingly rely

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MediaMouth Network Podcast

MouthMedia Network + CommerceNext Podcast: Grocery Is Your Business – Jon Mandell of WW (Formerly Weight Watchers)

A dynamic rebrand of Weight Watchers in both name (to WW)  and intention has led to a focus on community, impact, and wellness, reimagining the brand into the future. Jon Mandell, SVP, Membership Marketing and Global Ecommerce of WW (formerly Weight Watchers) joins Rob Sanchez, Marc Raco, and guest host Joe Yakuel (Agency Within) to discuss WW’s growth marketing. To hear from speakers like Jon and Joe, and learn more about performance and growth marketing, check out CommerceNexton July 31st & August 1st in NYC. Listen in below:

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