Weekly Round-Up of Ecommerce News (October 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.

Octorber 2023

Week 3

News And Updates

Markets Pro - Shipping Label Price Adjustments

On October 22, they will release shipping label price adjustments for Markets Pro labels. Merchants will see shipping label price adjustments in their Payouts moving forward, with details available in Order timeline events.

POS Checkout Update Affecting Split Payment Third-party Integrations

POS checkout infrastructure has been updated and as a result, there is a change affecting split payments.

POS Checkout Update Affecting Shipping Lines

"Retail - no shipping required" will now be displayed as a shipping method for POS orders. Previously, a shipping line was not assigned to POS orders.

Good Reads

11 Tips For US Retailers Selling Online to Customers in Europe

In this article, they share how US retailers can localize their ecommerce strategy for the European market and start selling online in Europe using Shopify Plus.

The Top 99 Shopify Apps for your Shopify Store

There are lots of free apps, and there are some with tiered free and paid-for plans. Some require a one-off installation fee, and others have a monthly subscription. There are also many different categories of apps depending on what they do for your site.

5 Crucial Factors That Determine When To Launch Your Black Friday Sale in 2023

If you’re umming and ahhing over when to launch your Black Friday sale in 2023, then it's time to feast your eyes on our crucial list to see exactly what suits your business and its Black Friday needs:

Week 2

News And Updates

7 Things You Need To Know About This Year's Holiday Shoppers

Here are 7 things you need to know about how consumers globally say they’ll shop this Black Friday-Cyber Monday (BFCM) holiday shopping weekend.

Americans Say They’re Holding Firm On Holiday Shopping – The Season Starts Now

Nearly three in four shoppers surveyed (74%) plan to spend the same amount or more on holiday gifts this year compared to last year...

Shop Pay Now Redirects To The Post-Purchase Page On Merchant's Domain
Previously, buyers using Shop Pay would see the page rendered on shop.app, but with this change buyers using Shop Pay are redirected back to merchant’s domain.

New Stocky Transfers Extension For The Smart Grid

The new transfers extension allows staff to see and receive incoming transfers from other retail locations directly in POS, helping staff proactively manage stock and improve daily inventory operations.

Good Reads

Boosting Shopify Sales: Interactive Pop-Up Ideas

Pop-ups are somewhat intrusive and in most cases, people will click on the X to close without giving it a second thought. And yet, the majority of online stores - including the most profitable ones, still use them. After a lot of testing and many years, pop-ups are still trending.

Top 12 Subscription-Based Brands on Shopify

Shopify and Shopify Plus, with their vast array of functionalities, have emerged as the go-to platforms for brands looking to venture into subscription-based selling.

How to Turn Viewers into Buyers via Live Commerce & Shoppable Videos

Marketers are increasingly presenting viewers with live-stream shopping to display products to a live, online audience that can participate in the experience.

24 Breathtaking Shopify Stores To Discover In 2024

The ultimate list of Shopify stores they’re loving this year - from the UK, US and beyond.

Week 1

News And Updates

Shopify Audiences Supercharges Customer Acquisition With New Snap, Criteo, and TikTok integrations

The new Benchmarks dashboard lets you compare your ad performance to stores like yours, so you can pinpoint where to make improvements and optimize your campaigns.

Storefront API Support For Product Bundles

Merchants using Hydrogen or the Storefront API through the Headless Channel in the admin, can now offer product bundles with Shopify.

More Ways To Filter Products In Admin

There are now more ways to filter and sort products in admin, layering in filtering for all metafield reference types.

Good Reads

Video Marketing For Shopify Merchants

Video marketing has become an essential tool in the digital marketer's arsenal, and for good reason. It's a highly effective way to convey your brand's message, showcase products, and connect with your target audience.

Top eCommerce Conferences and Marketing Events to Attend in 2024

More events to be added soon. They update the list constantly, be sure to bookmark this page to stay up to date with new exciting eCommerce Conferences in 2024!

15 Best Dropshipping Clothing Suppliers (2023)

Quality of items, shipping times, and customer support are major factors that can deter or attract small businesses when partnering with a clothing wholesaler.


Ngan Pham

Social Media Manager at Opinew.