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Join hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, SVP Commerce & Content at Razorfish, and Scot Wingo, Founder & Executive Chairman at Channel Advisor, as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.
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Apr 20, 2016

EP023  - Billy May SVP Digital & E-Commerce at Abercrombie and Fitch

A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 23 is an interview with Billy May, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital, eCommerce, and Corporate Development at Abercrombie and Fitch.

Billy is a 4th generation retailer and a pioneer in retail digital transformation.  Today he is responsible for digital and e-commerce for one of the worlds most recognized brands.  

Our conversation covers a wide range of topics including:

  • Billy's career matriculation, and current responsibilities
  • Some of the key strategic initiatives that A&F is focused on
  • What some of the key challenges and opportunities that brands face today
  • How A&F balances the healthy tension of brand goals and commerce goals
  • A&F Mobile strategy and philosophy
  • How A&F things about omni-channel
  • International Expansion
  • Social strategy and perspective on ROI

Episode 23 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016.

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Apr 15, 2016

EP022 - Facebook F8, Channel Advisor Catalyst, Magento Imagine, and Echo Dot review

Facebook F8:

ChannelAdvisor Catalyst:

  • Launched ChannelAdvisor Product Intelligence for Brands which gives brands actionable insights about online assortment, merchandising and pricing across multiple online channels to ensure a consistent customer experience.
  • Expanded Where to Buy product to include new Buy Local functionality for brands allows consumers to find your products on retailer websites and nearby stores.
  • ChannelAdvisor CEO, David Spitz, predicted that "Amazon GMV will surpass Walmart's GMV (w/o grocery) this year."
  • eBay's Hal Lawton announced that eBay is returning to TV advertising which will be based on seasonal marketing campaigns.
  • Googles Vineet Buch announced that "Purchase on Google" (Googles BUY button) is current deployed with 25 merchants, and that is likely to grow throughout the year, and open to all retailers by the end of 2016.
  • Walmart partners with ChannelAdvisor to enhance it's marketplace.

 

Magento Imagine

General News:

Upcoming events:

  • Alphabet/google earnings - April 21
  • eBay earnings - April 26  
  • Amazon earnings - April 28
  • Shoptalk May 15-18
  • Google I/O - May 18

Episode 22 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Thursday, April 14th, 2016.

 

http://retailgeek.com/podcast

Join your hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, SVP Commerce & Content at Razorfish, and Scot Wingo, Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

Apr 9, 2016

EP021 - Local SEO, Amazon Shareholder Letter and eBay Seller Release

ChannelAdvisor March Same Store Sales Data:
It was another good month for Google with Google Shopping/Product Listing Ads showing strong growth at 41.8%, which seems to have come at the expense of eBay which was flat.

Scot has noticed very aggressive placement of PLAs and a number of experiments with new ad units, such as a new 12 pack PLA.

Amazon News:

eBay announced their first Seller Release of the year – Spring 2016 seller release

Upcoming events:

  • Catalyst (April 11-13) in Las Vegas – Jason will be presenting.
  • Magento Imagine (April 11-13) also in Las Vegas
  • Facebook F8 – April 12/13
  • Shoptalk May 15-18
  • Google I/O – May 18

Episode 21 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016.

http://retailgeek.com/podcast

Join your hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, SVP Commerce & Content at Razorfish, and Scot Wingo, Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

Apr 1, 2016

EP020 - Guest Kevin Ertell, SVP Sur La Table

News:

Upcoming Events

Guest

Kevin Ertell, SVP Digital Sur La Table
@kevinertell

  • Cart Talk - a great example of social proof being employed by Sur La Table, getting feedback immediately after purchase.
  • Sur La Table is working on new store detail pages with Brickworks Software.
  • Sur La Table is about to launch a new visual configurator for Table Top products, using Mix & Match from Fluid.  You can can be one of the first to try the new experience here.

Episode 20 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Thursday, March 31st, 2016.

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Join your hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, SVP Commerce & Content at Razorfish, and Scot Wingo, Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

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