With online shopping and consumer research for jewelry-related products increasing each year (up 58% from 2018 and 81% respectively) building an online presence is no longer a luxury for jewelers; it is now a must. One of the best ways to stimulate more business online is with lead generation.
While online shoppers value free delivery and free return shipping, the 2018 Global Consumer Insights Survey revealed that 88% of shoppers were willing to pay for reliable and faster delivery services or same-day deliveries.
2016 marked the second year in a row that more retail stores closed than opened. For retailers, this is both a body-blow to their bottom line and a shocking prognostication about what’s coming down the pipeline for retailers. The source of this disaster for brick-and-mortar retailers is the rapid “Amazonization” of the retail marketplace.
Learn how to craft enticing and engaging jewelry product descriptions to attract customers to your eCommerce site and boost conversion rates.
It’s no secret that people love to text. In fact, according to a Gallup poll, 68 percent of Americans under 30 prefer texting over any other method of communication. But consumers don’t just want to text with their friends and family. Recent research has found that 90 percent of consumers want to use messaging when communicating with a business.
In today's consumer market, good visual content is the key component to enticing, impressing, and ultimately selling your customer. For a long time, all you needed was a compelling brand message or some really good pictures… but now, no one has the time (or patience) to read a long story about your “amazing” company. Nor does a simple picture speak a thousand words like it used to.
Do you want to sell fine jewelry on Amazon but don’t know where and how to start? Aside from the local and federal import, export, and safety regulations, Amazon implements strict rules and requirements for selling fine jewelry on its platform, and it requires an ample amount of time as you would have to read all the help files to ensure that you don’t miss anything or you risk getting terminated or suspended. But worry not! In here, you’ll find all the crucial dos and don’ts, tips, and other requirements to kick off your fine jewelry store on Amazon.
With over 300 million shoppers, Amazon is an attractive marketplace for virtually any type of seller. More than 80% of total consumers bought something online, and the vast majority of them likely purchased something from Amazon. It might shock you to hear that there are over 100,000 sellers with over $100,000 in sales on Amazon, but there are many more that aren’t breaking even.
According to Bridebook, It is estimated that approximately 100,000 proposals are likely to occur during the holiday season. Add to that, the increase in online bridal sales: Idex Online recently published a report that diamond jewelry sales hit a record $82 Billion in 2017 boosted by Millennials and Gen Z. More and more couples are choosing to shop online for their engagement and bridal jewelry. The sales potential here is mind boggling.
If you’re one of those online jewelry retailers who hasn’t received the memo yet, we’re here to tell you that Instagram could potentially be the biggest boon you’ve been waiting for. Yes! With its striking filters and snazzy updates now and then, it’s no doubt that most of the people are hooked. But if you think that it mostly glorifies social vanity, think again. Statistics show that of the top 100 brands globally, 90% are on Instagram. After all, the level of engagement with brands on this platform is said to be the highest among other popular social media sites and is 10 times higher than the king of social media, Facebook.
It is common for online shoppers to browse products on sites, gradually adding them to their shopping carts, then click out of their browsers and forget all about it. In fact, 75.6% of online shoppers put items in online carts without actually checking out. Here are some tips to prevent this and confirm the sale.
Loyalty programs provide one of the best ways to turn regular customers into loyal fans. Rewards offer incentives for customers to increase their order value and to shop more often. Many brands offer loyalty programs but not all of them are successful. Just simply having a loyalty program won’t encourage customers to take action. They have to be cleverly created to offer rewards that are attractive to customers, easy to understand and easy to redeem. Here, I’ll provide you a step by step guide to start your first loyalty program. Let’s dive in!
According to the National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey, the Holiday season marks an extremely digital shopping trend as 46 per cent of all shopping activities are predicted to happen…where else? Online! Now this sounds like music to jewelers’ ears, but the challenging question remains – How do you drive majority of these shoppers to your online store and get them spend their money on your precious jewelry?