As retailers face new obstacles amid COVID-19 and shelter-in-place mandates, Square is working to easy their transition to digital.
Today’s visitor is David Rusenko, Square’s head of ecommerce. Rusenko, who based web site builder Weebly in 2006, has been working with Square since 2018, when Weebly was acquired by Square for $365 million. Since then, Square built-in Weebly’s platform into its ecommerce platform for sellers, which was relaunched as Square Online Store final 12 months.
The Square Online Store product suite helps retailers handle online-to-offline enterprise integrations. It lets them handle funds, stock, supply and different enterprise duties in a single place. Square joins Shopify, Facebook and Amazon which are in search of to develop their ecommerce service provider companies. Square is rising its ecommerce chops whereas different ecommerce platform suppliers enhance their monetary companies choices.
David joins us to debate how COVID-19 influenced Square Online Store’s product journey, vendor habits and the subsequent chapter for Square’s ecommerce product ecosystem.
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The influence of COVID-19 on retailers
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