Weekly Round-Up of Ecommerce News (July 2022)

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.

July 2022

Week 4

News And Updates

New ways to customize POS receipts

Shopify added new ways to customize POS receipts, so that you can make receipts more customer friendly and easy to understand. Available now, manage these display options in the receipt settings by navigating to Settings > Printed receipts.

New customer profile gift card view within Shopify POS

With the new gift card view in a customer's profile, staff can see all the gift cards that have been assigned to a customer. In addition to searching for a specific gift card, staff can search for the customer and see a list of all the gift cards within their profile.

Provide a better shopper experience with richer customer context in Shopify Inbox

You can now see richer customer context such as the customer's profile, order history, and their order details without navigating away from a conversation. Learn more about customer context in the Shopify Help Center.

Good Reads

How to conduct an accurate CRO test

Carrying out CRO tests is a huge part of the conversion rate optimization process. Why? Because they tell you exactly what is and isn’t working on your site, giving you the essential knowledge to make changes that will boost your conversion rate. Learn more about CRO tests in this helpful article from the Underwaterpistol team.

How to Set Up GA4 Ecommerce Tracking On Shopify

Google will be sunsetting Universal Analytics in July 2023, and moving everything to GA4. This means website owners need to get GA4 set up as soon as possible. Find out how in this step-by-step guide written by the team at Eastside Co.

Week 3

News And Updates

Shopify partners with YouTube to scale the creator economy

New partnership means creators and merchants can combine commerce and community with the launch of YouTube Shopping to Shopify’s millions of merchants around the world

Airwallex launches Online Payments App on Shopify

Fintech platform Airwallex will also be joining Shopify’s app offering with its Airwallex Online Payments App to be made available for merchants.

Printful joins the Shopify Plus Certified App Program to support enterprise-level customers

On-demand print app Printful, which is already available on Shopify, will be expanding its offer to the site’s Plus Certified App Programme in the hope of reaching enterprise-level businesses.

Gooten joins the Shopify Plus Certified App Program as one of the top print-on-demand platforms for merchants

Gooten's contributions to the program will empower enterprise merchants in the eCommerce community to grow sales with no risk by tapping into unique technology capabilities and an exclusive on-demand manufacturing network.

Improvements to POS remote login

Admins can now remotely authorize Shopify POS logins by scanning a QR Code or an 8 digit code.

Week 2

News And Updates

New marketing channel: Merchants can now advertise on Roku

The new Roku X Shopify marketing channel enables you to easily build, buy, and measure TV streaming advertising campaigns directly on Roku, the most popular streaming platform in the United States.

Shopify Payments for POS now available in Singapore

Shopify Payments is now available for retail merchants in Singapore, along with the fully integrated WisePad 3 card reader. You can now accept all major payment methods, how and wherever you want. It is seamlessly integrated with Shopify POS.

Shopify upgrades Linkpop with new features

Several months after Shopify launched its ‘link in bio’ service, Linkpop, they’ve updated it with new customizations, support for multiple users, and added the Buy It Now feature to all product links.

Week 1

News And Updates

Shopify Completes Acquisition of Deliverr to Expand Fast and Easy Fulfillment for Merchants Across Multiple Channels

With the addition of Deliverr's world-class software, talent, data, and scale, SFN will offer merchants a one-stop shop for their logistics needs, from initial receipt of inventory to smart distribution, through to fast delivery and easy returns.

Shopify Shipping is now available in France

Shopify Shipping is now available in France. Merchants can get their orders out the door faster and for less. Plus, they can manage it all in the same place they manage their business.

India Billing Compliance - Pay with UPI

Shopify just released Unified Payments Interface (UPI), a domestic payment methods for merchants in India, making it easier for them to check out.

Changes to SMS Shipping notifications

Shopify is limiting the options for shipping notifications to the contact method used by a customer during checkout, which can be either SMS or Email, not both. Starting July 6, this change will be incrementally rolling out to all stores.

Shopify Payments for POS now available in Italy

Shopify Payments is now available for retail merchants in Italy, along with the fully integrated WisePad 3 card reader.

Good Reads

How to Reduce Customer Acquisition Cost

With acquisition costs rising and paid media strategies providing more challenging to execute effectively, leading D2C brands are revisiting their acquisition strategies. Together with experts from across the Ecommerce industry, the team at Swanky Agency brings you the ultimate guide to reducing customer acquisition cost.

Using Shopify Flow To Automate Your Online Store Growth

Aside from allowing you to better utilize your team and their skill sets, there are several key scenarios where Flow can support growth via automation. In this article, By Association Only team will run through the most common ones they support their merchants with above.

Ways To Get More Value From Your Shopify Thank You Page

The Order Confirmation page, or Thank You Page is often neglected by retailers when they look for a new way to maximize existing resources on their eCommerce sites. In this article, Blubolt. team will give you some insights about the top five ways to get more value from your oft-neglected Shopify Thank You page.

Simplified UX Processes: UX Part 1

In this first part, Eatside Co. team will delve into ‘Keeping things simple: Simplified UX Processes’, and share with you one of their 12 UX best practices to showcase what they can do to help you achieve your goals with your Shopify Store.


Ngan Pham

Social Media Manager at Opinew.