Innovation, Trends & Technology

Instagram Checkout

What Instagram’s Checkout Launch Means for Brands

Instagram announced the launch of shopping checkout which will allow users to purchase a product without leaving the app. With stored payment info this will create a very quick mobile tap-to-buy shopping experience for users. Checkout through Instagram launched in the U.S. wit...

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How to Optimize Your eCommerce Experience for a Successful Holiday Season

Now is the perfect time to optimize your eCommerce site for the holidays. Gift your holiday customers with an effortless online shopping experience. The power of a top performing eCommerce website will not only improve the overall shopping experience, but ensure that holiday s...

Zero-Click Checkout

With a mass transition to mobile for online shopping, media consumption, and so much of our daily lives being integrated with our phones, consumers are in turn buying more on mobile devices. In fact, in December 2017, conversion rates for smartphone users were up 12% compared ...

Site Speed is the New Black

Site Speed is the New Black

Site speed is now one of the most important factors in an effective eCommerce strategy. In today’s mobile-first environment (and in light of Google’s recent algorithm update), optimized site speed is absolutely imperative for generating both high conversion rates and optimal s...

Apple Pay for Mobile Websites

Apple Pay for Mobile Websites

Thumbprint. Done. Soon this will be all it takes to make a purchase on a mobile device. This new era of instant gratification for mobile shopping is going to reshape consumers’ expectations forever. We’ve already seen the impact and success of one-tap purchasing on mobile with...

Design for Mobile

Six Essential Elements of Mobile UX Design

Effective mobile design is critical for connecting with today’s on-the-go consumers, who are increasingly using their smartphones and other mobile devices throughout every step of the buying process - from research to discovery and from exploration to purchase.  Jus...

Consumer Shift Towards mCommerce in 2014 and Beyond

The mobile market has quickly surpassed eCommerce and shown exponential growth over the years as tablets and mobile devices become more popular for online shopping purposes. The mobile revolution has generated a whole new market for retailers. According to Forbes, 2013 Holiday...

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Cuker Leads Panel on Responsive Design at Retail’s BIG Show

We headed to the Big Apple to attend NRF's Annual Convention & EXPO 2014. Nicknamed “Retail’s BIG Show,” the National Retail Federation’s 103rd annual event was full of the latest thought leadership and technologies in retail. Cuker CEO and Chief Cr...

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Digital and Mobile Sales Strong Over Holidays

The 2013 holiday season saw large increases in digital and mobile sales transactions. A study by IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark found that online sales during the holiday season were up 10.3% year-over-year. Mobile accounted for 35% of all online shopping traffic, a 40% incre...

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Quiksilver - Riding the Wave of Mobile Responsive

Recently, action sports brand Quiksilver teamed up with Cuker’s design and development teams to perform a complete overhaul on their blog, The Mountain and the Wave. Cuker worked with Quiksilver to re-design and restructure the blog in a way that delivered a cohesive bra...