Weekly Round-Up of Ecommerce News (August 2023)

Weekly round-up of the latest news in eCommerce and Shopify, including Tips, Guides, and Industry Reports. Read the eCommerce blogs that help you grow your store here.

Ngan Pham
Ngan Pham

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A weekly round-up of what's happening in the Ecommerce industry around the world. Here you can also find Tips, Guides, and Industry Reports, everything you might want to know specifically about Shopify, and links to the articles that are relevant to you.

August 2023

Week 2

News And Updates

Shopify Credit is A Business Credit Card Designed Exclusively For Shopify Merchants

Shopify Credit is a pay in full business credit card. With Shopify Credit, you get an extra 25 days to pay—a total of up to 56 days.

Shopify Flow - New Customer Tagging Triggers and Ability To Change Product Status

When you create a workflow with the Customer tags added trigger, don't use the Add customer tags action in the same workflow. Doing so causes the workflow to run forever, and might result in your workflows being throttled.

Get Guided Help with Our New Help Center Assistant

Find the help you need in the Shopify Help Center with our new AI-powered assistant. Get answers to questions, find the information you're looking for, and get back to running your business.

Shopify Duties and Import Taxes Now Supports US Clothing Tax Exemptions

Shopify's Duties and Import Tax estimations in checkout now supports applying clothing based tax exemptions in Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Good Reads

An Introduction to Headless Commerce with Shopify Plus

Dan Partridge, Swanky’s Global CEO, explores the advantages and disadvantages of going headless with Shopify Plus, before sharing Swanky’s view on when the right time to adopt a headless architecture is...

Using Shopify Markets As Part Of Your International SEO Strategy

Shopify Markets became available in 2021 and has since undergone significant improvements in terms of international SEO. However, it still has some limitations on the default setup that merchants should consider.

Shopify vs. Shopify Plus: A Detailed Comparative Analysis

If you find yourself at the crossroads, contemplating the differences between Shopify and Shopify Plus, this expansive guide has been meticulously crafted for you.

CLV: The Key to Sustainable Profits and Long-Term Loyalty

Get ready to uncover the well-kept secrets that can turn your profits from drab to fab and win the hearts of your customers for life.

Week 1

News And Updates

Summer '23 Edition: 100+ Updates That Reimagine Commerce for The Future

Allow merchants to be more productive, creative, and powerful than ever before—ushering in a new era of commerce full of brand new possibilities...

Inventory Dataset Removed from ShopifyQL Notebooks

On August 7th, 2023, the inventory dataset will be deprecated from ShopifyQL Notebooks.

Streamline your Business with Organization Settings

Introduce Organization Settings, a feature designed to make managing your multi-store organization faster and more efficient than ever before, right from the store admin.

Pay with Credit Card in Draft Orders Now Supports Shopify Markets Pro

This allows merchants to complete a Shopify Markets Pro order on behalf of a buyer in admin without having to send an invoice.

Good Reads

The Power of Visual Storytelling in Web Design: Unleashing the Potential

Visual storytelling plays a pivotal role in creating dynamic and engaging content for websites.

Selling Personalised Products on Shopify: Benefits & Examples

By providing elevated products and meeting individual customer demands, you can increase satisfaction, inspire loyalty and boost sales

Big Themes From the ANA’s 2023 Digital and Social Media Conference

The ANA Digital and Social Media Conference is one of the leading industry events dedicated to emerging themes, challenges, and trends for marketers of large brands.

Top 20 Email Marketing Tips: Boost Your Conversions with Effective Strategies

Email marketing continues to be a cornerstone of successful digital marketing strategies for ecommerce merchants.


Ngan Pham

Social Media Manager at Opinew.