WEEKLY LATEST E-COMMERCE NEWS SUMMARY

Dropwow Digest with Dropshipping News 09/12

E-COMMERCE

Last notes and numbers concerning BFCM

40% of all Black Friday online transactions took place on smartphones, up 11% from Black Friday 2016. Total Black Friday purchases occurring on desktop surpassed $2 billion for the first time ever. Infographics by Shopping.fm.
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(2 min read)
E-COMMERCE

Amazon's attempt to go offline

Cashierless Store Is Almost Ready for Prime Time. Amazon Go represents Amazon.com Inc.'s most ambitious effort to transform shopping experience by eliminating the checkout line, saving customers time and furthering the company's reputation for convenience.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-15/amazon-s-cashierless-store-is-almost-ready-for-prime-time
(3 min read)
TIPS
Experience Sharing: Building a Million-Dollar Site in 6 Steps
Don't reinvent the merchandise wheel, create an e-com formula and rewrite it, find winning ads, build a successful Shopify store, hire a VA and get a perfect customer support.
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/304906 (4 min read)
APPS
Image Sitemap APP for Shopify
New App for Shopify allows to build, process and submit comprehensive image sitemaps
https://hackernoon.com/introducing-image-sitemap-for-shopify-92a6b19ede18 (3 min read)
TIPS
6 Tips for Sending Your Email Newsletter At The Right Time:
Send it from 11-12PM, 1-2PM, or 2-3PM. Or from 10-11AM. Avoid after 9PM or before 7AM. Wednesdays & Saturdays Have Potential. Thursdays are the worst day to send.
https://blog.kissmetrics.com/sending-newsletter-at-the-right-time/ (9 min read)
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