Shopify Dispatch Issue #260 – Pandemic buying habits, Shipping surcharges

5 Pandemic Buying Habits That Are Here to Stay – According to Shopify Research

Shopify surveyed 1,500 buyers in June and wrote about the changes they saw with buyer behavior. The data lags a bit but most of these trends have continued.

Holiday Shipping Surcharges Are Coming

With the high number of shipments in 2020, many carriers are going to be applying holiday surcharges soon.

Two ways to counter this is to try to move up holiday purchases to sooner (September, early October) and to prioritize gift cards to defer shipments until after the holidays.

Learn which products build the best customers

Find which products create the most valuable customers with the new report in Repeat Customer Insights. It goes beyond your best sellers by looking at the long-term purchasing behavior of your customers.

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Eric Davis

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