Time is a Flat Circle.
Hey Engine Readers,
This week we have picked some really cool stories for you. We have the story of a $25 million acquisition of a fantastic eCommerce brand, Amazon's striking resemblance to a 20th Century brick and mortar powerhouse and some very actionable data on product pages. We think you'll enjoy this one.
Atlantic draws comparisons between Amazon and Sears on several key areas in this fantastic piece of journalism. Read through to see if there's any learnings you can take away from one of the 20th century's defining companies or one of the 21st century's revolutionary powerhouses.
Last week, online retailer Menguin sold for $25 million to Generation Tux, a company founded by Men’s Warehouse founder and ex-CEO George Zimmer. The story of how the company went from the brink of shutting down to 800% compounded annual growth is pretty incredible… what the Menguin team accomplished was amazing.
Are you following product page UX best practices? Click through to read some of the latest research on product page experience optimization. Which of these can you implement today?
Seeing which platforms are embracing one-click checkout is pretty revealing. Any ideas on why some of the big names are off this list? We're looking forward to many sites embracing one-click checkout in the coming months. Here's to everyone getting a nice conversion bump!