We recently interviewed David Kestenbaum of ZX Ventures at Shoptalk. ZX Ventures is the global growth and innovation group with AB InBev, the world's leading brewer. They have noticed how ecommerce businesses are changing the game for traditional retailers and they are adapting to how consumers are now buying beer and other beverages.
Self-care is the New Going Out
Meet Blume, an ecommerce startup focused on providing safe, sustainable period products for women and girls. Originally started in Toronto as Ellebox and co-founded by sisters, Taran and Bunny Ghatrora, Blume re-branded in early 2018 to adapt even more to their audience's needs.
Deciding which ecommerce tools are right for your business
The 10 Best Shopify Apps for Direct To Consumer Brands
The number one question I get all the time is, “What are the best apps on the Shopify App Store right now?”
5 DTC Brands Doing Messenger Marketing Right in 2019
Facebook Messenger marketing has become very popular over the past 3 years. Many Direct To Consumer brands (DTC) implementing it have seen significant results in driving revenue, automating support and increasing customer satisfaction.
Why Amazon Doesn’t Have to be the Enemy
We simply can’t ignore the powerhouse that is Amazon. In 2016, 43% of all U.S. online retail sales came from the online marketplace. While most physical retail stores are struggling to stay relevant in an Internet-centric environment, Amazon is only growing, even seeing its highest numbers to date this past quarter. But while Amazon’s success is impressive, ecommerce retailers have become somewhat disillusioned with the world’s biggest online marketplace and wonder whether or not Amazon is their friend or foe.
Devialet is a French technology company specializing in high-end speaker systems. If you're an audiophile, they are probably on your radar. With their Phantom and Expert series of sound systems, Devialet is aiming to reach a broader market of shoppers.
‘Coca-Cola’, exclaimed a fairly dignified man with authority laden in his voice, ’is a most euphonious name for a beverage: the alliteration rolls off one’s tongue perfectly.’ Then, the man proceeded to pen down the iconic Coca-Cola logo in popular Spencerian Script.
You’ve worked your tail off. From the first moment you thought to build an ecommerce store (whether it was two days or two years ago), you’ve been focused on this: the launch. You want everything to go perfectly. You’ve pictured it: your store goes live, and soon after, the sales start rolling in. You’re shipping out orders; making connections with customers… and everything just takes off.