Over the past decade, subscriptions have become omnipresent. In the last year alone, Recharge merchants saw an average subscriber growth rate of 31%. With so many consumers buying subscriptions, some states have enacted laws governing auto-renewal offerings to protect consumers.
Product features 3 min readHow to use your new merchant portal to manage customer relationships
If you are a Recharge merchant and you manage customer relationships, you’ll notice things look a little different these days when you view an order or subscription in your merchant portal. That’s because we’ve made some updates to make your life easier.
Product features 5 min readImproving user experience with our new merchant portal
If you are a Recharge merchant, you might have noticed a big difference recently. We just completed a major redesign of our merchant portal. Doesn’t the end product look great?
Best practices 3 min read5 ways to get started with discounts
When it comes to acquiring new subscribers, discounts are the most common, easiest way to lower the barrier for entry into a subscription. But have you considered them for increasing loyalty and retention?
Best practices 3 min read5 ways to prep your ecommerce business for the holiday season
With hope of a less stressful holiday season, consumers have shopping on their minds. In fact, according to a webinar from Digital Commerce 360, 26% of shoppers plan to buy earlier than usual this year and 37% plan to start before October (which is now!) In a recent projection by Deloitte, retail sales could rise 7%-9% on top of 2020’s 5.8% growth.
Industry insights 4 min readRevenge on the pandemic: How consumers are spending their money
As businesses and travel open back up, I began to wonder how the shifting times would affect subscriptions, and more broadly, how consumers spend their money. As I started my research I quickly came across an unfamiliar term: “revenge spending.” At first glance, I thought this might have to do with getting back at an ex—I expected shopping sprees, expensive beauty treatments and weekend getaways to follow. While I wasn’t that far off, I came to understand “revenge spending” had nothing to do with getting back at another person but instead revenge on something we are all familiar with: the pandemic.