Weekly Round-Up of Ecommerce News (October 2022)

Shopify Oct 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.

October 2022

Week 4

News And Updates

Easily Transfer Money Into Shopify Balance

This feature allows merchants to link their external Bank Accounts to Balance and move money without having to leave the Shopify Admin

Build Customer Segments Based On Product Tags

Now group customers who have bought products with specific product tags.This new filter helps you build customer groups based on their interest in specific product types.

Find Out Your Most Loyal Group Of Customers With The New Cohort Analysis.

The new Customer Cohort Analysis report allows you to assess customer retention across different cohorts by date of acquisition.

Branding Customizations Are Now Available For New Customer Accounts

Pages using new customer accounts will automatically inherit any changes you’ve made to checkout branding, to keep branding consistent across your site.

Improvements To Selecting Date Ranges Within Shopify Reports

The date selection widget in your reports now comes with pre-canned date ranges for important periods like BFCM so you can quickly select them with a single click.

Good Reads

13 Scary E-Commerce Mistakes

If you're having trouble closing sales, check out these 13 e-commerce mistakes you could be making and find out how to avoid them on your online store.

What is a Tech Stack and What Should Yours Look Like?

We’ll explore the different elements that make up a typical tech stack, and suggest new apps, platforms and solutions to take your own tech stack even further.

Week 3

News And Updates

New Marketing Automation Templates Available

Shopify added reengagement templates in marketing automation library, now you can automate an abandoned checkout, cart, or product browse email—all within Shopify.

Managing Customers

When a new customer places an order with your store, their name and information are automatically added to your customer list. A customer profile is created when a customer interacts with your business

Good Reads

A Guide To Shopify Translation

Translated content is an increasingly important asset to global ecommerce sites. It allows you to engage with a broader audience and have a competitive edge in international markets.

Shopify Plus Vs. Magento 2 – Which One To Choose?

Two platforms worth considering – Shopify Plus and Magento 2. Whether you’re a Shopify merchant who’s outgrown the Standard platform or starting from scratch with an eCommerce platform, it can be tough to decide which one is right for your business.

Global Commerce: Boost Your Sales by Expanding Internationally

While going global is a massive opportunity for your brand, it’s also one of the most complex challenges you will face as a merchant. This help you take your first steps towards expanding your brand internationally with Shopify and Blend.

Week 2

News And Updates

Tap To Pay On Iphone Now Available On Shopify POS

Using Shopify POS and Shopify Payments, merchants in the US can now enable Apple Tap to Pay on iPhone and accept tap payments by credit, debit, or mobile device without needing additional hardware.

Merge Customer Profiles

Starting today, you can merge customer profiles to ensure you have the most accurate view of your customer data.

Customize Your B2B Checkout Experience

Using our new order confirmation setting, you can choose to automatically approve wholesale orders to streamline your order process or have them submitted as a draft order to ensure greater accuracy.

Good Reads

Digital Marketing Trends To Look Out For In 2023

With less than three months left of the year, we’re turning our attention to 2023 and the digital marketing trends to look out for.

Here’s what we’ll be keeping our eyes on…

Last Minute Opportunities For A Successful Black Friday

Prepare technical optimizations in the shop, products, packaging, and shipping, and plan suitable marketing campaigns cause the end of the year is the busiest season of the year for retailers

Introducing Shopify Tax: Taking The Stress Out Of Sales Tax

Now you can access tax-specific features directly in your admin to know where your business is liable and collect the right amount at checkout.

Week 1

News And Updates

Central And Secure Customer Behavior Analysis With Pixels.

You can now add and manage all pixels by installing an app containing a pixel or creating a custom pixel to start generating customer behavior insights.

Enhancements To POS Staff Permissions

Shopify is continuing to improve staff permissions in POS. With this latest version, you can get more detailed than ever.

Introducing Local Delivery & Pickup For Subscriptions

Online store customers will be offered Local Delivery & Pickup at their checkout when purchasing Subscriptions, which helps you expand the delivery offering for customers close to your merchandise.

Good Reads

Is It Worth Making A Custom Shopify Theme in 2022?

A well-designed eCommerce website can be a powerful marketing and sales tool, helping you to reach new customers, grow your business, and make your brand more recognizable and trustworthy.

How To Design Your Store For Better Customer Service

Online customer service is not only essential but also a prerequisite for success. By delivering excellent customer support, your eCommerce business will be easy to meet the customers’ sky-high expectations and win their trust.

Black Friday - What’s In and What’s Out?

Black Friday/ Cyber Monday is almost upon us. Using Nosto’s 2021 report and data from across the industry, we’ve put together our predictions for this sales season.

The Ultimate Shopify Dropshipping Guide

Shopify dropshipping is a highly flexible and low-risk business model that enables entrepreneurs to start their own businesses with little upfront investment.

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