SUMOHeavy — Issue #62
SUMO Heavy in the News
Recognize your ‘Rock Star’ eCommerce employees. Submit your entries for The Heavyweight Awards by March 31, 2017.
Award Categories Include:
Project of the Year • Most innovative Solution • Best Leadership • Highest Growth • Best Save • Best Customer Success • The Dohyō Award (The Sumo Ring)
What We’re Reading
Put your customers at the heart of your innovation to drive brand loyalty — The Future of Customer Engagement and Commerce — snip.ly
When you’re looking to increase brand loyalty, think about story doing instead of storytelling.
As more people make the move to sell items online, Amazon’s new eCommerce tool OverGrowth enters the market to help level the playing field.
Upcoming eCommerce Events
Shoptalk: The Nextgen Commerce Event
March 19–22, 2017 | Arai Resort, Las Vegas
Magento Imagine 2017
April 3–5, 2017 | Wynn Las Vegas
April 10–13 | ARIA Las Vegas
UNITE Shopify Partner & Developer Conference
April 20–21, 2017 | Fort Mason Centre, San Francisco
Our Latest Obsession
Drones might be seen as a cool way to get packages from Amazon Prime without having to talk to anybody, but they could lead to a dystopian police state. At least, that’s one what scifi short film is suggesting.
Skywatch, a short film nearing its fundraising goal on Kickstarter, is all about what would happen if drones really were the industry standing for shipping items across the country. And the answer is… an evil corporation will try to kill you. The film, which stars Uriah Shelton from Girl Meets World and Zach Callison from Steven Universe, is about two hackers who uncover a massive corporate conspiracy while messing with some delivery drones. [ Click here to watch the teaser ]
Today, ecommerce is a necessity for every kind of organization, a way to reach out directly to your partners, customers, and expand your business (and brand!) exponentially.
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