Weekly Round-Up of Ecommerce News (June 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.

June 2022

Week 3

News And Updates

Highlights from Shopify Editions: Connect to Consumer

Introducing Shopify The Summer ’22 Edition - a one-stop shop to find all of the latest products, improvements, and updates being released across the platform.. Check out all 100+ updates to Shopify at shopify.com/editions.

A More Powerful, Approachable Shopify Admin Experience

Now merchants can integrate more apps, delegate to more staff accounts, manage more products, without adding more work. Read more on their blog to find out.

Unlock the power of your brand’s community with Tokengated Commerce

Shopify merchants can now build even stronger communities around their brand and reward their NFT holders by unlocking exclusive shopping experiences including product drops, limited edition merch, discounts, and more.

Use all-new B2B features in the Online Store

Shopify released the newest solution for businesses selling both D2C and wholesale, B2B on Shopify, comes with a suite of powerful features that are built directly into the Shopify Admin, exclusive to Plus merchants

Turn Conversations into Conversions: Shopify Merchants Can Now Sell on Twitter

The new Shopify X Twitter sales channel allows you to put your products directly in front of your customers on Twitter, but manage it entirely within Shopify. The Twitter sales channel is available to all U.S.-based merchants selling physical products with a Twitter Professional Account.

Week 2

News And Updates

Introducing Planet - A New Shopify App That Enables Carbon-Neutral Shipping

Planet makes it easy to communicate your commitment to sustainability directly to customers. Installing the app gives you access to a storefront badge, as well as another badge at checkout that lets shoppers know that their order shipment will be carbon neutral.

Shop Pay Installments Is Now Available For All Shopify Merchants

Shopify has partnered with Affirm to create the best buy now, pay later options for Shopify merchants. According to President of Shopify, those who had access to this feature earlier saw a 50% increase in the average order value with Shop Pay Installments. Learn more here: https://www.shopify.com/shop-pay-installments

Good Reads

A Comprehensive Guide to Headless Shopify: Everything You Need to Know

Although your Shopify store can handle most of these things, it’s not enough if your brand is scaling fast. The native Shopify features may fall short of helping you expand your reach, increase your conversions, and keep reeling in new digital touchpoints. That’s where headless commerce (or headless Shopify) comes in.

Scale Your Brand with the Help of Headless Ecommerce

Choosing to adopt a headless eCommerce solution can be a tough decision with some of the attached costs. In this article, you will go through the key points to consider, the major benefits and provide a guide to help you get started if headless commerce is right for you.

Pros & Cons of Headless Commerce with Shopify?

As more customers start to see online shopping as their natural first choice. The pressure is on eCommerce brands to deliver an experience that matches customers’ expectations. Luckily headless commerce is allowing brands to do just that.

Week 1

News And Updates

Amazon Opens First Physical Fashion Retail Store

Amazon.com said it had opened its first brick-and-mortar clothing retail store, as people start to venture out to shop following easing COVID-19 curbs.

Etsy is Launching a Purchase Protection Program, Investing $25M to Cover Refunds in Some Cases

Online marketplace Etsy is launching a new Purchase Protection program for buyers and sellers on its platform. Starting August 1, buyers on Etsy will be eligible to receive a full refund for purchases that don’t match the item description, arrive damaged or don’t arrive at all.

eBay Made Easy With Snapchat

Snapchatters can now easily share eBay listings with their friends right into Snaps using the Snapchat Camera on Android and iOS. Check out the article to learn how to do that.

Fast Simon launched No-code Editor for Ecommerce Search and Collections

The solution delivers a drag-and-drop visual page builder and a publishing and hosting platform, removing the need for coding, and cutting the time and costs of providing fast and optimized shopping experiences.

Good Reads

What Is Google Analytics 4 And When Do I Need To Upgrade?

On the 16th March 2022 Google announced they will be sunsetting Universal Analytics on the 1st of July 2023. Here you will find out more about Google Analytics 4 from Eastside Co and get deeper insights on when you should make the switch to this completely new platform.

How to install Google Analytics 4 on Shopify Stores

As Google is updating their measurement solution next year, you'll have just over a year to make the change. The team at Blend Commerce has you covered on how to install the new version, Google Analytics 4, on your Shopify Stores.

Google Ads Changes In 2022 and Beyond

Pay-Per-Click (PPC) will always be a hot topic in the marketing world. In this article, the team at Pear Digital will present to you the current changes in Google Ads, discuss a few of the impacts this will have, and then look at our predictions for the future.

Find Secrets of Single Keyword Ad Groups For Getting Conversions

In this article, Adziv team gathered the benefits of SKAGs and their implementation in different account structures. Moreover, they also covered the points regarding the creation of Google ads with respect to single keyword ad groups.


Ngan Pham

Social Media Manager at Opinew.