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Digitally Focused Retailers Saks OFF 5TH, Shinola, Filson, Lafayette 148, and Toys"R"Us Launch With Bolt To Supercharge Online Shopping

Nov 16, 2023

Bolt announced today that it has launched with Saks OFF 5TH, Shinola, Filson, Lafayette 148, and Toys"R"Us to automatically recognize more shoppers, increase conversion, boost store account registrations—and most critically—drive repeat purchases and build meaningful, lifetime relationships with their customers.

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Retailers Say Returns, Consumer Data and Competition Are 2024’s Top Challenges

Jan 16, 2024

Bolt, a leading checkout technology company, recently released its “2024 E-commerce Priorities and Predictions” report looking at the retail landscape for 2024. The company surveyed more than 100 decision-makers at U.S.-based e-commerce brands with revenues exceeding $100 million.

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Fortune: 50 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Technology

Sep 19, 2023

To determine the Best Workplaces in Technology in 2023, Fortune partnered with global people analytics firm Great Place to Work to analyze survey feedback representing more than 162,000 U.S. employees.

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Bolt CEO: ‘America’s FedNow service has much to learn from India’s breakthrough payments system’

Sep 14, 2023

Changing an entire country’s digital payments architecture is a huge undertaking. Policymakers might be tempted to look to Silicon Valley for guidance. However, they’d be better served by looking for inspiration in India, where a similar payments transformation is well underway.

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Revolve Taps Bolt to Help Drive Online Conversions

Sep 6, 2023

The test results showed the group of shoppers using Bolt drove higher sales (a 4 percent increase) as compared to the control group. Bolt said there was a 3.2 percent overall e-commerce conversion and a whopping 30 percent increase in conversion for mobile Bolt account holders versus guest shoppers.

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Fortune: Best Medium Workplaces

Sep 1, 2023

Fortune's annual 100 Best Medium Workplaces in America list.

How Streamlining Digital Checkout Boosted Polywood Conversions Nearly 50%

Aug 15, 2023

In its first year, the brand marked a 10% lift in checkout conversions, a 5.5% increase in monthly revenue, and 40 hours per week saved that had been spent fighting fraud. After the second year of using the Bolt solution, the retailer saw nearly 50% conversion growth compared to the pre-deployment baseline.

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Bolt’s Hilary Neve on How Business’s Checkout System Helps Build Relationships with Customers

Jul 15, 2023

In this interview with Spotlight, Bolt’s Hilary Neve shares how a business’s checkout process and technology can smoothen the path from “intent” to “purchase.” Beyond frictionless transactions, we also explore how independent eCommerce businesses can protect themselves against fraudulent buyers while providing more personalized services to their genuine customers, and what the future of eCommerce may look like as we step into the AI age.

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REVOLVE Deepens Partnership with Bolt, Tapping Omnichannel Checkout Solution to Power FWRD's First Ever Pop-Up Shop

Jun 9, 2023

Bolt will offer a seamless, see now, buy now checkout for FWRD. Shoppers can simply scan a QR code to get immediately directed to a FWRD-branded checkout page, where they can purchase items with a single click. Not only does this typically result in higher conversion and reduced checkout friction, but shoppers associate their positive experience with FWRD, reinforcing their loyalty to the brand.

Revolve’s Latest Pop-Up Could Pave the Way For Its First Permanent Store

Jun 9, 2023

The online marketplace favoured by models and influencers has been a brick-and-mortar retail holdout, but its newest storefront could change that.

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Bolt’s Future of Beauty Ecommerce Report Covers AI, Diversity, Inclusion, and Hyper-Personalization

Jun 8, 2023

In a survey of 1,000-plus beauty and skin care consumers in the US, Bolt’s latest Future of Beauty Ecommerce report found that 75% of shoppers would pay more for beauty and skin care products if they received personalized online shopping experiences.

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75% of Shoppers Would Pay More for Beauty Products to Get Personalized Online Shopping Experiences, Says New Survey

May 31, 2023

Bolt unveiled a new report which offers shopper insights for beauty and skincare brands hoping to improve their businesses. Like the entire technology landscape, AI is making a mark in the beauty industry—specifically with consumer expectations. The report—which consisted of a survey of over one thousand U.S. consumers—also found that brands are increasingly shifting beauty standards to accommodate a new generation of shoppers keen on products that are inclusive and hyper-personalized.

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Athleisure’s prominence may stand the test of time, other trends may not: Bolt report

Apr 27, 2023

Athleisure wear, which skyrocketed in popularity during the pandemic, is expected to become a timeless trend, according to 72% of respondents surveyed by Bolt and YouGov.

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Nearly Half of Shoppers Would Rather Wear a Coffee-Stained Shirt All Day Than Have To Reset Their Store Account Password Multiple Times, According to a New Fashion Survey

Apr 26, 2023

Bolt released new research today around the fashion trends that shoppers think are a flash in the pan versus those which will remain as timeless pieces. It's important for retailers to build an ecommerce strategy that can stand the test of time—and that applies to both today's clothing trends and the checkout experience.