Category Archives: Lion’s Den

Portrait of a Mobile Consumer [Infographic]

Today we want to share an infographic that’s all about the mobile shopper. Care of VoucherCloud, this visualization provides some really interesting insights about mobile. Take for instance that m-commerce sales are estimated to reach $626 billion by 2018… So, how is your business’s mobile strategy?  

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The Cool Content on


It’s so crucial for ecommerce retailers to offer content that is both relevant and engaging for their customers. That’s why I really wanted to draw attention to, a site that sells organic sunscreen products. This site is by no means perfect, but they do offer some cool features that are relevant to their products […]

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What’s to Like (and Dislike) About

6488208925786112 is an ecommerce retailer or gently worn second hand clothes. When you boil it down, this store is a highly curated online thrift shop. You won’t have to sift through the musty junk to find the good stuff, and you can shop it all without leaving your house! It’s a fantastic concept, and there are […]

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The World Cup of Ecommerce [Infographic]

Anyone else missing the World Cup already? We’ll have to wait for soccer, but in the meantime, check out this infographic about the World Cup of Ecommerce! Thanks to the good people at Get Elastic and Baynote for this one. Too cool!

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Bland Ecommerce Design from Spices Inc.


Personally, I have never bought spices from an ecommerce site. This is mainly due to the fact that I tend to be pretty last-minute when it comes to cooking, and I just pick up what I need from the grocery store. However, I have to imagine that if I were the sort to plan ahead, […]

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Ecommerce in Canada [Infographic]

Thanks to the good people at Get Elastic and Nextopia for today’s infographic. Check out some interesting stats about the state of ecommerce for our neighbors to the north. Interesting stuff!

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Ecommerce Video Do’s and Don’ts


By Charlie Rall and Sydney Kudeviz Ecommerce videos are powerful tools that can work on many levels to engage customers in the the sales funnel. The difference to note between ecommerce videos and “traditional” video content (ads, video blogs, etc.) is that they are conversion focused and typically live on the product page level. But they […]

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Talk About a Blast from the Past!


The other day I was searching around for an Anne Cole bathing suit, and I stumbled onto an ecommerce site that gives new meaning to the phrase “lacking in visual appeal.” I really do not want to be mean or hyper-critical, but is truly cringe-worthy. Looking at the home page, you almost have to […]

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Is online retail really ready for mobile ecommerce? [Infographic]

Today we wanted to highlight an infographic from MultiChannel Merchant. It really showcases that even though many retailers seem to know a lot about what drives mobile conversion, they aren’t acting on it! It may be time to reconsider your mobile strategy…


Use Compelling Content to Drive Online Sales

By Dawn Mortensen of SLI Systems Great content is an increasingly significant driver for turning an online browser into a buyer. As more retailers enhance their product pages with social feeds, videos, blogs and other rich content, they’re finding such content to be a powerful tool to aid shoppers’ decision-making. Some online buying decisions are […]

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