By David Gutierrez.
Ecommerce just keeps growing bigger and bigger. What began with a few companies in the 1990s has exploded into a worldwide phenomenon. And yet, even after massive growth in online shopping, it still accounts for a bit less than 10 percent of total retail sales in the U.S.
Despite Amazon, the future is exceptionally bright for brands capable of harnessing the power of ecommerce. But in this rapidly changing industry, it can be challenging to stay ahead of the game. Innovations are continually expanding the envelope of what’s possible. In other words, there’s a high-tech (or perhaps an even higher-tech) future for ecommerce on the horizon. Here’s how to make sure your company is in the driver’s seat rather than just along for the ride.
Amazon was the first company to pioneer the idea of one-click checkout. For a long time, they’ve had a monopoly on this technology. Now, other ecommerce providers are developing this for themselves. Why is one-click checkout so important? [Read more…]