Black Friday, Take the Reins

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A concept imported from The United States, Black Friday marks the beginning of our festive spending. Its biggest advantage? It sparks a buying frenzy akin to a gold rush. In 2016 millions of consumers worldwide took advantage of the massive reductions available on this day to purchase items at unbeatable prices. France took up the trend just 3 years ago and Black Friday is slowly becoming more popular with both consumers and businesses. It’s a dream event for attracting new clients and getting to grips with foreign markets!

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Localising your content: what to remember

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Does expansion, new markets and an international clientele form part of your business plan? If you are thinking of expanding abroad, think also about localisation. In the digital age, translating a site is no longer enough. To reach an international audience and optimise your sites’s SEO, you need to adapt your complete offering to the local target: vocabulary, currency, taxes, time zones, or URLS… to name just a few. Let’s recap the essential elements for localising a website.

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The 10 commandments for successful international expansion

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From the detailed analysis of your target markets and your resources, to the localisation of your website and your social media accounts, there are numerous details that form an integral part of the international development process.

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Tips on the top 7 factors for improving conversion rates

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For online merchants, no value has more significance than the conversion rate. Whether you’re sitting down with colleagues or investors, negotiating with service providers, or attending a conference or expo, this magical percentage is a currency all on its own. It is, in other words, one of the basics of e-commerce. Yet merchants continue to unwittingly suffer losses in sales because they fail to take certain factors into consideration. What are the leading conversion killers in e-commerce? That is the question Stefan Grieben, COO of novomind AG, addressed during a conference at this year’s dmexco. It was a discussion, of course, that we could not afford to miss. We’ve outlined the most important points of his speech for you below.

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The seven new big trends in retail: what will tomorrow’s high street look like? (5 to 7)

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Fluidity of the customer journey, conversational commerce via social media, analysis of emotions, the passion of sales staff… These are the first four new trends in retail observed by Havas Paris in its Shopper Observer 2017 and presented during Paris Retail Week. Now it’s time for the three latest trends that will make up the retail world of tomorrow.

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