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  • Report The Art And Science Of Retail eCommerce

    Executive Overview: The Retail eCommerce Playbook
    July 6, 2020 | Sucharita Kodali

    Retail eCommerce sales continue to climb, and digital business executives must check all the boxes to ensure that they're not missing either opportunities for direct online sales or ways that...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites, Q2 2020

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    May 19, 2020 | Joe Cicman, Emily Pfeiffer

    In our 29-criterion evaluation of B2B commerce suites providers, we identified the 13 most significant ones — Adobe, Apttus, BigCommerce, commercetools, Elastic Path Software, Episerver, Insite,...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: B2C Commerce Suites, Q2 2020

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    May 19, 2020 | Emily Pfeiffer, Joe Cicman

    In our 31-criterion evaluation of B2C commerce suites providers, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Adobe, BigCommerce, commercetools, Elastic Path Software, Episerver, Kibo Commerce,...

  • Report One Customer, One Organization, One P&L

    Organization: The Omnichannel Commerce Playbook
    May 19, 2020 | Brendan Witcher

    In the age of the customer, channel-specific strategies, tactics, and organizational structures become irrelevant. Why? Customers expect seamless and connected journeys. Companies must therefore...

  • Report The State Of Retailing Online 2020: Marketing, Omnichannel, And Mobile

    Landscape: The Retail eCommerce Playbook
    April 21, 2020 | Sucharita Kodali

    Forrester surveyed online retailers in its annual "The State Of Retailing Online" study in partnership with the National Retail Federation (NRF). Overall retail continues to grow, including online...

  • Report The State Of Digital Retail Payments In Asia Pacific

    Digital Payments Are Making Progress But Still Face Major Hurdles
    April 13, 2020 | Meng Liu

    A storm is brewing in the digital retail payments space in Asia Pacific (AP). Financial technology (fintech) innovations, booming venture capital funding, conducive regulations, and keen...

  • Report Now Tech: Product Information Management, Q1 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 22 PIM Providers
    March 25, 2020 | Amanda LeClair

    You can use product information management (PIM) solutions to improve sales and customer experience, speed up time-to-market, and even enable broader content-driven digital transformation efforts....

  • Report Now Tech: B2C Commerce Suites, Q1 2020

    Tools And Technology: The Retail eCommerce Playbook
    February 6, 2020 | Emily Pfeiffer

    You can use B2C commerce suites to increase revenue, improve efficiency, and unite business functions. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that...

  • Report Now Tech: B2B Commerce Suites, Q1 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 30 B2B Commerce Suite Providers
    February 6, 2020 | Joe Cicman

    You can use B2B commerce suites to digitize buying and selling processes, provide convenient engagement for customers, and uncover valuable customer insights to personalize the buying experience....

  • Report Forrester Infographic: Tips From The Field For Modernizing Your Commerce Stack

    January 29, 2020 | Joe Cicman

    With the bar for digital experiences constantly rising, many firms need to reimagine and reinvent their eCommerce. But with unsupported platforms, colossal upgrade costs, and legacy restrictions,...

  • Report Converge OMS, Commerce, And POS To Win, Serve, And Retain Customers

    Retailers Can Merge Point Of Service, eCommerce, And Order Management To Boost Customer Experience And Simplify Operations
    January 2, 2020 | George Lawrie

    As applications migrate to cloud native architecture, distinct categories such as point of service (POS), order management systems (OMSes), and B2C commerce will disappear. End user companies will...

  • Report The Top Strategies For Replatforming Your Commerce Solution

    Knowing Your Digital Maturity — And Tracking Customer Expectations — Is Critical To Staging A Successful Launch
    December 17, 2019 | Joe Cicman

    As customer expectations continue to rise and a new generation of digital buyers enters the market, delivering compelling digital experiences requires new levels of agility. And the stakes are...

  • Report Redefining The Three Commerce Technology Models For Today's Business Requirements

    November 22, 2019 | Emily Pfeiffer, George Lawrie, Joe Cicman

    The original on-premises, limited, legacy commerce suites and platforms are being reborn, creating open architecture to allow commerce businesses to implement only and exactly what they need to...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: SaaS Billing Solutions, Q4 2019

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    November 18, 2019 | Lily Varon

    In our 29-criterion evaluation of software-as-a-service (SaaS) billing providers, we identified the nine most significant ones — Aria Systems, BillingPlatform, Chargify, Gotransverse, Recurly,...

  • Report Now Tech: Recurring Customer And Billing Management, Q4 2019

    Forrester's Overview Of 34 Recurring Customer And Billing Management Providers
    October 11, 2019 | Lily Varon

    You can use recurring customer and billing management solutions to: 1) easily configure pricing models; 2) manage customer relationships; and 3) get insight into recurring customers and revenues....

  • Report Building The Business Case For Omnichannel Commerce

    Business Case: The Omnichannel Commerce Playbook
    May 8, 2019 | Brendan Witcher

    Digital retail executives must build effective omnichannel business cases to minimize the risk of launching initiatives that: 1) lack critical internal support; 2) fail to meet customer...

  • Report The Six Tenets Of Product Information Management

    A Guide To Winning The Product Content Arms Race
    March 28, 2019 | Bruce Eppinger

    Product information drives the cost-effective differentiators of online shopping experiences. The need for more information in more channels and the demand for optimized product content in each of...

  • Report The State Of Retailing Online 2019: Omnichannel, Marketing, And Personalization

    Benchmarks: The Retail eCommerce Playbook
    March 25, 2019 | Sucharita Kodali

    Forrester conducts the annual "The State Of Retailing Online" study by the National Retail Federation (NRF). This research summarizes attitudes and investments that retailers and digital business...

  • Report It Takes A Village To Deliver World-Class B2B Commerce

    Tools And Technology: The B2B eCommerce Playbook
    January 29, 2019 | Allen Bonde

    Producing an effective B2B eCommerce technology strategy is like planning for a successful journey: You need a good map, a proper guide, and the right tools. In the age of the customer, B2B digital...

  • Report Omnichannel Requires Scoring A Trifecta With Technology Solutions

    Tools And Technology: The Omnichannel Commerce Playbook
    January 8, 2019 | Brendan Witcher, Claudia Tajima

    In today's "anywhere, anytime" commerce, digital business professionals race to fully modernize their commerce systems but are coming to terms with the fact that omnichannel is far more complex...

  • Report Now Tech: Product Information Distribution Services (PIDS), Q4 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 23 Product Information Distribution Service Providers
    December 18, 2018 | Bruce Eppinger, George Lawrie

    You can use product information distribution services (PIDS) to manage data feed requirements, simplify connectivity, and improve the quality of product information. But to access these benefits,...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: B2C Commerce Suites, Q3 2018

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    September 13, 2018 | Bruce Eppinger, John Bruno

    In our 31-criterion evaluation of B2C commerce suites providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — commercetools, Digital River, Elastic Path Software, Episerver, IBM, Kibo Commerce,...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites, Q3 2018

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    September 13, 2018 | John Bruno, Bruce Eppinger

    In our 33-criterion evaluation of B2B Commerce Suites providers, we identified the 12 most significant ones — Apttus, Episerver, Handshake, IBM, Insite Software, Intershop, Magento, Oracle,...

  • Report The Forrester Automotive Wave™: European Websites, Q3 2018

    European Auto Brands' Sites Don't Meet Customers' Evolving Expectations
    August 29, 2018 | Brendan Miller, Alex Causey

    More than half of European consumers spend 10 hours or more researching a new car, and nearly three-quarters consider three or more brands before they purchase or lease a vehicle. To gauge how...

  • Report The Five Key Success Factors Of Every Digital Business

    Strategic Plan: The Retail eCommerce Playbook
    August 22, 2018 | Sucharita Kodali

    Successful organizations are largely driven by the right people, the right organizational structure, and an innovative idea for selling online that often reinforces brick-and-mortar stores. In the...