FOMO on Headless and Marketplaces With Rick Watson

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FOMO on Headless and Marketplaces With Rick Watson

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Rick Watson

Rick Watson is the Founder and CEO of RMW Commerce Consulting, where his work is centered around supporting investors and management teams. He has over 20 years of experience as a technology entrepreneur and operator exclusively in the eCommerce industry. He has worked with companies like ChannelAdvisor, BarnesandNoble.com, Merchantry, and Pitney Bowes. 

He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a major in electrical engineering and a minor in computer science. Rick is the host of The Watson Weekly podcast, where he speaks with experts in the retail space. He has also been a featured speaker on Bloomberg Surveillance, Bloomberg West, NRF Shop.org, ECommerce Europe, and ETail West.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Rick Watson describes a headless experience and the function of Shopify for eCommerce brands
  • How to determine if a headless platform is the right fit for your brand
  • Rick explains some of the biggest strategic mistakes that brands make
  • Why a crossborder marketplace can expand your brand and reach more consumers
  • The importance of using data to forecast pricing, performance, and general functions
  • Rick talks about the evolution of merchandising and how brands target their audiences

In this episode…

Is it in your company’s best interest to introduce your brand into a crossborder marketplace or to enter into a headless platform? If you’re looking for a better way to navigate a headless eCommerce space, Rick Watson is here to share his expert strategies for navigating the back-end architecture and strategies that contribute to the success of your brand. 

With years of experience in the eCommerce industry, Rick knows that at the end of the day, the consumer experience is what matters most. For brands, consumer acquisition should be at the top of the list. Rick suggests that brands keep things fresh, interesting, and new to keep hold of consumers in today’s fast-paced marketplace. How? By entering into a crossborder marketplace, brands can make it convenient for the consumer to find their products on various platforms.

On this episode of The Digital Deep Dive, Aaron Conant sits down with Rick Watson, CEO and Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting, to discuss how best to optimize the headless eCommerce marketplace for your brand. Rick talks about how to avoid pitfalls in the eCommerce ecosystem, how crossborder platforms can increase your revenue and brand reach, and why understanding data is crucial for the success of any brand.

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