1 hr 4 min

Ep. 058: How Convenience and Connection Shape the Future of Retail The Commerce Marketer Podcast: Talking eCommerce, Email Marketing, Retail, and More

    • Business

I’m joined by Erin Jordan, vice president and partner at Walker Sands Communications, to discuss the key findings of their sixth “Future of Retail” report. Erin discusses the trends the most notable trends and what the report says about consumer convenience and connection (2:00). She breaks down consumers’ expectations of shipping polices (3:00), their expectation of free shipping (6:30), and the impact supply chain transparency will have on retail (8:00). Erin also covers the in-store experience, BOPIS’s importance (9:30), and the impact convenience has on brand loyalty (14:15). Next, she details the future of brick-and-mortar and how experiential in-store shopping will actually need to be (21:00). Erin then dives into how product categories differ between direct retailer web sales and those on marketplaces and what this says about changing consumer shopping habits (24:00). She also addresses consumer attitudes on online grocery (37:00) before we share our personal online grocery shopping experiences (41:00). She ends by outlining consumer trust in brand-suggested recommendations (47:00) and the impact sustainability has on purchasing decisions (51:00).

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Greg Zakowicz
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhatsGregDoing
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregzakowicz

Walker Sands Communications:
Website: http://www.WalkerSands.com
Erin Jordan: Erin.Jordan@WalkerSands.com

Bronto Marketing Platform:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/bronto-marketing-platform/
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Bronto
Website: https://www.bronto.com/

I’m joined by Erin Jordan, vice president and partner at Walker Sands Communications, to discuss the key findings of their sixth “Future of Retail” report. Erin discusses the trends the most notable trends and what the report says about consumer convenience and connection (2:00). She breaks down consumers’ expectations of shipping polices (3:00), their expectation of free shipping (6:30), and the impact supply chain transparency will have on retail (8:00). Erin also covers the in-store experience, BOPIS’s importance (9:30), and the impact convenience has on brand loyalty (14:15). Next, she details the future of brick-and-mortar and how experiential in-store shopping will actually need to be (21:00). Erin then dives into how product categories differ between direct retailer web sales and those on marketplaces and what this says about changing consumer shopping habits (24:00). She also addresses consumer attitudes on online grocery (37:00) before we share our personal online grocery shopping experiences (41:00). She ends by outlining consumer trust in brand-suggested recommendations (47:00) and the impact sustainability has on purchasing decisions (51:00).

Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe.

For More:
Greg Zakowicz
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhatsGregDoing
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregzakowicz

Walker Sands Communications:
Website: http://www.WalkerSands.com
Erin Jordan: Erin.Jordan@WalkerSands.com

Bronto Marketing Platform:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/bronto-marketing-platform/
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Bronto
Website: https://www.bronto.com/

1 hr 4 min

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