Weekly Round-Up of Ecommerce News (December 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.

December 2023

Week 2

News And Updates

Shopify Is All-In On Carbon Removal – Here’s What We Did In 2023

Climate change is the biggest challenge of our time. No single solution will solve it alone. That makes it a meaty, complex, and multi-layered problem—exactly the type Shopify loves to solve.

More Support For Metaobjects In Theme Text Settings

They’ve added reference lists to the rich text, text, and inline richtext setting in the theme editor. You can reference lists of text directly in your theme using dynamic sources.

Email Notifications Are Now Available In Shopify Forms

The email notifications will be sent to the store owner, and can be turned on or off for each form—so you could have new wholesale inquiries emailed to you, but not get emailed every time someone joins your marketing list.

Good Reads

Cart Abandonment Emails - Top Tips for Shopify Stores

A huge amount of revenue is lost when visitors abandon at the checkout before making their purchase. Learn how an abandoned cart email series can help you capture some of those sales.

Starting Over: The Recipe for Building a Baking Business

While Sarah’s career path has been anything but traditional, she’s proof that anyone can make the leap to entrepreneurship.

Free Business Plan Template and Examples for Small Businesses (2024)

A good business plan is the secret to starting a business successfully. The easiest way to simplify the work of writing a business plan is to start with a business plan template.

Week 1

News And Updates

Hot Take: B2B Is The Biggest Commerce Opportunity Of 2024

Success stories like these, along with millions of others, have grown DTC commerce into a multi-billion dollar industry. It’s alive and well—but it’s only a small portion of the overall opportunity of online commerce.

Here Come The Late Holiday Shoppers – Our Survey Reveals Who They Are

They’ve reported all season about deals starting sooner and holiday shopping creeping earlier. But even with that being true, nearly half (49%) of holiday shoppers in the U.S. say they still plan to do the bulk of their holiday shopping in December.

Sell Digital Products To Your B2B Customers

Merchants using B2B on Shopify can now allow their wholesale customers to place orders for non-physical products.

Good Reads

Loyalty Program Strategy: How to Build the Ultimate Ecommerce Loyalty Program

Holding on to your customers and encouraging repeat purchases is a vital piece of the puzzle for ecommerce retailers. With an abundance of choice and tempting discounts available for consumers, securing their loyalty to your brand is no easy task.

Christmas eCommerce: Tips to Win the Holiday Season

Step into the holiday spirit and transform your eCommerce store into a festive wonderland! Beyond the twinkling lights, we're here to guide you on how to prep for the merriest season of them all.

Etsy, eBay, and Amazon: How Much Each Online Marketplace Costs UK Merchants in 2024

Every successful e-commerce business comes from humble beginnings. When starting out, many merchants choose the simplest ways to start selling. Quite often this means using platforms like Etsy, eBay and Amazon. On platforms like these, retailers don’t even need a storefront of their own, and instead they sell their products in a large marketplace.


Ngan Pham

Social Media Manager at Opinew.