SmartCommerce in the news!

SmartCommerce’s findings show that a large share of shoppers add items to online carts only to leave them there for days, weeks or more, suggesting an industry ripe for automated baskets or shopping lists.

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Entrepreneurs at all levels ask themselves everyday, “How can I excel in business?” Here are 72 answers to that question.

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It’s true that lifetime customer value can’t be overestimated, but why would any brand pay more than necessary to get a new user?

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SmartCommerce CEO, Jennifer Silverberg, talks CPG on the Retail Tech Podcast.

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There are lots of reasons consumers don’t like shopping at physical stores. Recent trends in e-commerce, however, suggest this could change in the near future.

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CPG brands are faced with a challenge: How do they replicate impulse purchases online, where point-of-sale marketing collateral aren’t relevant?

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Turns out the potential customers sitting on the fence of indecision don’t need as big of a push as you thought. Fence-sitters will take the plunge themselves if you do just one thing.

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Every second a consumer spends converting places you at risk of losing him. The biggest hurdle standing in the way of CPG success is their own old-school views on conversion.

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Consumer packaged goods in physical stores can still capitalize on a certain serendipity, but here too, e-commerce is catching up.

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As impulse shopping moves online, CPG companies must make it easier to get a product into the cart, and hit online shoppers at exactly the right moment.

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CPG Marketing News

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The low-margin grocery sector has become a high-stakes battleground with a variety of new and existing players competing for share.

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The online retail giant announced Friday that is buying organic grocery chain Whole Foods (WFM) for $13.7 billion in cash. The deal values Whole Foods at $42 a share, 27% higher than where the stock was trading Thursday.

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E-commerce is reversing the slowdown in sales of CPGs, contributing to topline growth in select categories, including groceries.

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The store, called Kroger Marketplace, features nearly everything you would find in a Target or Walmart store, but with a greater focus on groceries, alcohol, clothing, and prepared foods.

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Analysts agree that grocery retailers need to make some fundamental changes to address the shoppers who are moving online.

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