Weekly Round-Up of Ecommerce News (November 2022)

Shopify Nov 07, 2022

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.

November 2022

Week 4

News And Updates

Your Live View Now Has A Lighter, Brighter And Fresher Theme

Live view has always been a place for you to recreate the same emotion of being in a real store. This year, Shopify updated Live view to reflect a lighter and fresher theme for 2022.

Measure Stores Performance With Analytics In The Search & Discovery App

Find out how customers are searching for products and better understand how product recommendations perform.

Grow your marketing list for free with Shopify Forms

Shopify Forms is now available—a free email capture app that works seamlessly with the tools you already use, like Shopify Email, automations, segmentation, discounts, and more.

Subscription Shipping Rate Names to No Longer Use Default Names

Shopify added the functionality to enable merchants to create selling plan specific shipping rate (for subscriptions) so that the names from those rates surface in checkout.

Good Reads

Website Design Agency Tips For Building A Credible, Informative, Discoverable Site

Small Business Saturday UK falls on 3rd December - a grassroots, non-commercial campaign to highlight small business success and encourage consumers to shop locally and support small businesses in their communities.

Steven Bartlett: Transforming Economic Uncertainty Into Ecommerce Opportunity

Get all the insights from their ecommerce event in London, featuring Steven Bartlett, Shopify, SellersFunding and Ernst and Young

Tech Stack & Tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2022

BFCM is the perfect place to drive revenue and grab customers where they need to stick around for the long haul. Here are your top five apps for your BFCM tech stack.

Internationalization with Shopify Markets Pro

Shopify Markets was a game changer in making any Shopify merchant's life easier when it comes to selling internationally. With Shopify Markets, you can sell internationally from a single store rather than through expansion stores.

Week 3

News And Updates

Live View Now Has A Lighter, Brighter And Fresher Theme

This year, Shopify has updated Live View to reflect a lighter and fresher theme for 2022. Check out the new Live View in your admin today.

Shopify Update: New Preview Inspector

Each theme provides sections and settings that allow you to change the look and feel of your store without editing any code.

Grow Your Marketing List For Free With Shopify Forms

Shopify Forms works seamlessly with our full collection of marketing tools — like Shopify Email and automations.

A New Shape This Black Friday Cyber Monday: Considered, Conscious, and Connected

Businesses are looking to connect with customers across more channels, climate-conscious shopping is growing on a mass scale, and brand loyalty is up for grabs.

Good Reads

You Can Now Stack and Combine Multiple Discounts on Shopify

You can now stack and combine discounts on your Shopify store, fantastic for Black Friday or indeed anytime of year, and we’re going to show you how.

Perfectly Position Your Shopify Store for the Upcoming Holidays

There are more orders to contend with in the last quarter of the year, and bigger orders too. 51% of shoppers even admit to shopping for gifts for themselves.

Is Your Brand Ready For 2023?

Ecommerce stores need to stay on top of trends that will impact their success to get ahead of the curve. Embracing that change will help retailers thrive this year and beyond.

Week 2

News And Updates

Introducing Tap To Pay On Iphone With Shopify POS

Tap to Pay on iPhone makes it easier to speed up transactions, so sales are more seamless. Tap to Pay on iPhone is a payment acceptance capability that allows businesses on Shopify POS to accept contactless payments directly on their iPhones.

Grow Your Marketing List For Free With Shopify Forms

Shopify Forms is now available—a free email capture app that works seamlessly with the tools you already use, like Shopify Email, automation, segmentation, discounts, and more.

Subscription Shipping Rate Names to No Longer Use Default Names

The default shipping rate names (ie. "subscription shipping", subscription local", and "subscription pickup") are gone. Now merchants can customize their shipping rates by naming them what makes the most sense for their products & services.

New improvements to staff attribution

The staff attribution search bar now displays the 10 most recently attributed list of names. The new staff bar is another useful way to quickly search, find, and assign the staff member that earned the sale.

Bulk Editing Support For Product Metafields With Definitions

Bulk editing support for Product meta fields with definitions in Shopify. This will help merchants who are looking for quick, efficient ways to edit Product meta fields in bulk, as opposed to individually going to each product's detail page.

Good Reads

Web Design Agency Tips For Driving Database Sign Ups

A strong, engaged email list is key to both digital marketing in hospitality AND digital marketing in ecommerce. Why? In this article, Propeller, a web design agency based in London, shares their top tips for driving database sign ups.

Thriving In A Recession: Five Ways You Can Adapt Your Business for a Volatile Economy

High energy prices, elevated inflation, rising interest rates, and global economic weakness mean the UK economy is expected to be in recession until the middle of 2023. We’re looking to the future with five essential tactics to adapt and grow your business in a volatile market.

How To Choose The Right eCommerce Shopify Agency?

This guide will cover everything you need to know about choosing the right Shopify eCommerce agency for your business. Whether you’re just starting with Shopify or looking for a more experienced eCommerce development agency to help you take your store to the next level, this guide will help you find the perfect partner.

Week 1

News And Updates

A Bigger and Better Shopify Audiences, now available with Google

Shopify Audiences now lets you connect your Google Ads account to Shopify, accelerating Shopify's multi-platform strategy. Alongside the Google integration, these wider upgrades add greater flexibility and usability to Shopify Audiences.

Now Launched: ShopifyQL Notebooks App

ShopifyQL Notebooks, available for all Plus merchants, help you bring together metrics from different business domains so you can explore, visualize and analyze shop data to make better business decisions.

Now manage discounts on sales channels in Shopify Admin

Now you can create and manage discounts in Shopify on the Discounts page and use sales channels like Google, Facebook, and Instagram to review which discounts are viewable by shoppers.

Good Reads

ECommerce Agency Discussion: Why NOT To Get Involved In Black Friday

In this article, they will explore some of the reasons why brands might be choosing to avoid Black Friday promotions.

Advice For European Retailers Selling Online To UK Customers

Swanky has helped many international brands branch into new territories by designing and developing innovative eCommerce solutions. Here’s his advice for European merchants selling into the UK market for the first time.

Five Strategies For Winning Black Friday

As known, Black Friday is one of the busiest online sales events of the year, with Cyber Monday following shortly behind. Here are the top five tips for ensuring your Black Friday sale is a success, no matter what.

Last-minute Black Friday Tips For ECommerce Brands

Black Friday 2022 promises to be more challenging than in recent years. Let's help audiences with some last-minute Black Friday tips to help eCommerce brands maximize their success this year.

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