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An Update From Shopify’s Unite 2019 (+ Tips Your Brand Can Leverage Right Now!)

By Ryan Markman, COO, Metric Digital

Metric Digital returned to Toronto this year to Unite 2019, Shopify's annual conference.

They revealed many updates in their keynote, and we wanted to share our take on these updates and how they can help drive growth for your ecommerce company, in 2019 and beyond.

First, some noticeable numbers. Shopify reported:

With those metrics in mind, now for the announcements!

The biggest one by far: Shopify Fulfillment

Online Store

Checkout

Custom Storefront Tools

International Updates

Online and Offline

Shopify Core Updates

  • Launching Shopify in 11 more languages
Shopify Plus

As a bonus, we wanted to share some insights from Shopify CEO, Tobias Lutke, in an AMA:

Whew! What a trip, eh?

Our main takeaways for eCommerce companies? Keep an eye on Shopify’s fulfillment network, evaluate if 3D modeling and/or video on product pages are a good fit for you, make your life easier by using single sign-on for multiple Shopify stores, increase AOV by upselling on the checkout page, take advantage of the new POS app, and solve a common customer complaint by (finally) being able to edit orders after placement.

We’re thrilled to see how our merchants will leverage the tools to grow in 2019!

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Ryan Markman Chief Operating Officer, Metric Digital The Metric Digital Blog A Blog on All Things Digital Marketing