Business models are less durable than they used to be… [they] are subject to rapid displacement, disruption, and, in extreme cases, outright destruction. The basic rules of creating and capturing economic value were once very rigid. Companies tried to execute the same business models better than their competitors did. That doesn’t have to be the case anymore. Unlike product and service innovations, business-model innovations travel well from industry to industry
An online transformation is changing how the world’s most successful B2B companies engage buyers, acquire customers and drive ongoing revenue. To survive this transformation, today’s B2B e-commerce sites must do more than simply exist as a portal for selling products; they must be compelling, relevant and simplify the buying process. This eBook examines the factors and impact of this migration, and describes seven best practices for adapting and succeeding in this new era.
How Lowe’s, a Fortune 50 retailer, transformed into a omnichannel commercial success with digital performance management. In this case study, learn how Lowe’s transformed into a performance culture and delivered:
Over USD$1 billion in eCommerce sales driven with growth in traffic and conversion
Slashed average page load speed by half
Correlated site performance with sales impact using predictive analytics
Established data-driven decision making for increased customer focus and revenue
What opportunities are there for retailers to elevate the shopping experience and grow revenue? The Demandware Shopping Index takes a look at more than 400 million shoppers across the globe to identify trends and consider vital shopper metrics including frequency, conversion, average order values and much more. Download your free version of the Shopping Index today!
What makes millennial customers loyal? Reaching millennials isn’t your biggest retail challenge, it’s retaining them. 38% of businesses say they’re agile enough for millennials. How do you compare? Find out by downloading our latest research paper.
In this report from Salesforce Commerce Cloud, formerly Demandware, several key areas are analyzed, from shopper context and experience to intent and conversion, all areas which are vital to today’s digital retailing, and how leaders in the space approach mobile shopping. Download the report now!
The concept of distributed commerce, the ability for consumers to buy on any Internet-connected device or application, could have a profound impact on retail. As a result, integrating new means of engagement and commerce – quickly and at scale – is vital. In this whitepaper from Salesforce Commerce Cloud, formerly Demandware, you’ll see how every touchpoint is a transaction and how retailers can adapt. Download now!
Finding growth in an era of unprecedented disruption in retail is, to say the least, challenging. A new survey of more than 300 C-level retail executives reveals where leading retailers are finding opportunities, what distinguishes high-performing retailers from the rest of the pack, the biggest threats, and their long-term views for addressing common challenges. Their experience provides a roadmap for others in finding retail growth.
Published By: Zendesk
Published Date: Dec 02, 2016
The importance of agility in business is not breaking news. With the rise of technology, connectivity, and mobility, chances are that you’ve had to rework everything from logistics and operations to how you process employee payroll. Changing the way you work, and the tools you work with, extends to your customer base, too. These relationships also need to be maintained and are just as dynamic as what’s happening in-house.
Published By: Zendesk
Published Date: Dec 02, 2016
To provide the highest level of customer service, your support team must decide when to be available. Yes, this could mean 24/7/365. But don’t worry. There are options at hand that will allow you to deliver anytime, anywhere service and get global, fast—regardless of the size of your company.
In today’s rapidly evolving commerce space, only the agile seller will survive. In this white paper, learn how flexible and nimble technology that empowers users, rather than relies on IT, will be the determiner of the day.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Mar 27, 2017
In a digital era where 74% of online consumers get frustrated with websites when content appears that has nothing to do with their interests, it’s time for marketers to think differently about how they personalize the shopping experience, and we’ll show you how. Download now!
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Sep 25, 2017
Today, SAP’s solution portfolio looks very different and addresses different business needs than the SAP of a few years ago. Instead of primarily managing back-office enterprise resource planning (ERP) processes such as finance and the supply chain, SAP is evolving into a new type of software company that’s poised to enable digital business. Numerous acquisitions — including leading eCommerce solution hybris and cloud solutions Ariba, Concur, and SuccessFactors — and a new platform strategy based on SAP Hana, an in-memory computing solution, mean that the SAP core is positioned to support real-time digital business in the era of connected everything.
This playbook outlines how insurance companies can evolve their business architectures to meet user demand, reduce risk and comply with regulations.
Insurers’ employees, partners and customers are increasingly interacting at the digital edge, where commerce, population centers and digital ecosystems intersect. A distributed interconnection platform at the digital edge allows insurance companies and ecosystem participants to accelerate their transformation and effectively compete with increasingly nimble challengers.
Savvis has been hosting eCommerce platforms for nearly two decades. Internet retailers including easyJet and Hallmark Digital trust us to power their online success.
Savvis offers a comprehensive portfolio of infrastructure, network and application management across the eCommerce ecosystem. No matter what you sell or where you are along the eCommerce journey, we can support your commercial goals with the speed of implementation, accessibility, security and affordability of a retail-ready cloud environment, with our Virtual Private Data Centre.
Combined with our global data centre footprint and network options ranging from Tier1 public IP access to private, low-latency connectivity, the VPDC offers a resilient, made-to-measure solution for any eCommerce application.
To capitalize on the growth in B2B eCommerce, B2B sellers need to address the rising expectations and needs of the modern business buyer. Read this eBook to learn best practices and the key capabilities you need in a modern B2B eCommerce platform to attract and retain today's business buyer. You will learn the key capabilities to drive revenue growth, improve customer experience, and address B2B complexity.
The rise of the empowered customer has converged B2B and B2C e-commerce. Despite similarities in the challenges faced by firms in both categories, B2B firms differentiate themselves by using content as a key lever to help buyers do their jobs. This report provides an overview of how B2B and B2C commerce are converging and what B2B firms must do to better interact with today’s business buyers.
Learn how to improve customer experience and transform visitors into repeat customers by:
* Customizing your video player to match your brand
* Making your video shareable with unique URLs
* Deploying video without increasing costs
* Using web acceleration to improve video performance
Learn how to use mobile to generate the highest consumer engagement and conversion rates by customizing the mobile experience, scaling for delivery across mobile devices, and connecting the online and offline worlds.
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