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Gift Wrapping in Ecommerce: How to Boost AOV This Holiday Season

Gift Wrapping in Ecommerce: How to Boost AOV This Holiday Season

How would you react if I told you that there is a relatively easy add-on service that is able to drive 50% net margin per item? 

Well, there really is such an add-on service — gift wrapping! The beauty of it is that besides actually helping your bottom line, in the eyes of the customer you could be the company that is ready to go the extra mile to save them hassle. 

To properly understand and assess what goes into offering a gift wrapping option online, we’re going to be looking at everything you need to consider when thinking about offering this service. Enjoy. 

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Global Ecommerce Statistics and Trends to Launch Your Business Beyond Borders

Global Ecommerce Statistics and Trends to Launch Your Business Beyond Borders

Global Ecommerce Statistics and Trends to Launch Your Business Beyond Borders

It’s not a luxury. It’s not for multinational conglomerates. And it’s not just one among many growth strategies. 

Global ecommerce is a necessity. Unfortunately, it’s also fraught with questions and challenges. 

To help you take hold of the opportunities, we’ve pulled together comprehensive data and organized everything into 11 international growth trends. On top of that, we’ve also just released a detailed Global Ecommerce Playbook that contains a step-by-step framework to go global the right way … 

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Growth Strategies from 17 Enterprise Executives & $276.96 Billion

Growth Strategies from 17 Enterprise Executives & $276.96 Billion

What 17 Enterprise Executives and $276.96 Billion Can Teach You About Unlocking Growth at Scale

Growth at scale is a beast. 

In recent years, a single phrase has promised salvation: “growth hacking.” 

The question is: Can you growth hack the enterprise? 

To find out, we asked 17 executives the largest organizations in the world — roughly $276.96 billion in market value — that one question. 

This is a rare, behind-the-scenes look at how the brightest and biggest minds in business think about growth … 

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Holiday Ecommerce: 10 Marketing Strategies from +$1.5B in Online Sales

Holiday Ecommerce: 10 Marketing Strategies from +$1.5B in Online Sales

Holiday Ecommerce 2018: 10 Marketing Strategies from +$1.5B in Online Sales

2018’s holiday ecommerce demolished all records to date. 

Of course, record-breaking is one thing. Learning from the brands breaking those records is another. 

That’s why we’ve assembled 10 of the best holiday ecommerce marketing strategies — with direct and original contributions (not to mention data) — from this year’s heaviest holiday hitters … 

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Holiday Shopping Online: Trends and Statistics Across Retail and Ecommerce [Infographic]

Holiday Shopping Online: Trends and Statistics Across Retail and Ecommerce [Infographic]

Holiday Shopping Online: Trends and Statistics 2017-2018 [Infographic]

Let’s cut to the chase … 

2018 has already eclipsed all relevant holiday shopping online statistics from 2017. 

But even with Black Friday Cyber Monday behind us, there’s still 65.5 billion up for grabs in December.

To make this ecommerce season your biggest ever, we’ve pulled together the most-meaningful holiday trends based on industry-wide stats and proprietary data from Shopify’s 600,000+ merchants

Even better, we’ve wrapped everything up in a single, downloadable infographic … 

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How Channelling “Your Inner Ten-Year-Old” Is the Secret to Brandon Steiner’s $50 Million Empire

How Channelling “Your Inner Ten-Year-Old” Is the Secret to Brandon Steiner’s $50 Million Empire

For almost thirty years, Steiner Sports has thrived in an industry fraught with knockoffs, price confusion, and broken dreams. 

They’ve not only built a $50 million empire playing on the same field as ecommerce Goliaths like Ebay and Amazon … 

They’ve also learned how to earn the trust of mega-influencers like Derrick Jeter, Victor Cruz, and Eli Manning ... all without losing sight of their customers. 

So what's Brandon Steiner’s secret? 

Hint: it’s about channeling your “inner 10-year-old” … 

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How Customizable Is Shopify? Standing Out at Scale Without Giving Up Control

How Customizable Is Shopify? Standing Out at Scale Without Giving Up Control

How Customizable Is Shopify, Really?

Whether you want to customize your theme, products, discounts, checkouts, or payments, standing out and staying fast aren’t mutually exclusive. 

For businesses playing in the same league as Amazon, Wayfair, and Walmart … differentiation is the secret to success. 

The best product doesn’t always win. Current market share is no guarantee of future dominance. And trying to compete on price is a self-defeating battle. 

What matters is standing out: delivering an online experience that’s as unique, personal, and unforgettable as your brand. 

In a word: customization.

Unfortunately, standing out at scale often means sacrificing speed-to-market. Uniqueness takes time, especially for design and development.

Or does it?

Today, we’re taking a detailed and — to be honest — gorgeous look how customizable Shopify Plus really is.

Whether you’re skeptical or just in the mood for some serious ecommerce inspiration, keep reading ...

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