Ecommerce in Germany: Market Stats and Trends

A look at ecommerce trends in Germany, a market which is predicted to be worth €58.8bn in 2017.Germany is the second largest ecommerce market in Europe, after the UK, with an online...

How Retailers Use Stock Level Data to Drive Conversions

We look at how retailers use data on stock levels to inform customers and add urgency to product pages. Using stock level data on ecommerce sites is a way to provide useful...

Six Best Practices for Browse Abandonment Emails

We look at how browse abandonment emails can be optimised to tempt back people who have viewed products without buying. Browse abandonment happens when customers view product and category pages on a website...

Nordic Ecommerce: Stats and Trends

We take a look at ecommerce trends in the Nordics, a market which was worth an estimated €21.9bn in 2016. A report on Nordic ecommerce from postnord reveals a mature market which has grown...

Is Showrooming Still a Problem for Retailers?

New research suggests many in-store shoppers are still turning to Amazon, but the threat is greater for Amazon's online competitors.Showrooming refers to shoppers viewing items in retail stores, before checking...

How Will GDPR Affect Non-EU Businesses?

SaleCycle Legal Counsel Emma Stubbs offers her insights into GDPR, looking at the personal data it covers, and how it might affect businesses based outside the EU. Ah 1995, do you remember it? This...

12 of the Best Mobile Apps for Ecommerce

SaleCycle’s team have picked some of the mobile commerce apps that have impressed them over the last year. Mobile commerce sites have improved a lot over the last few years, and pundits had predicted...

What Makes a Great Ecommerce Click and Collect Service?

We look at what an excellent ecommerce click and collect offering should look like. Click and collect has grown in popularity over the past few years, and is now offered by the vast...

11 Examples of Replenishment Emails from Retailers

In this post we look at some excellent examples of replenishment emails used by retailers. Replenishment emails are used to remind prompt customers to make a repeat purchase when the items they...

10 Top Design Practices for Cart Abandonment Emails

Lead Designer, Luke Nokes, presents some email design tips for marketers. There is a focus on cart abandonment emails, but the tips apply more generally. 1. Clear CTA(s) ‘Calls to Action’ are the...