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Kooomo launches B2B catalogue site for global retailer Blauer H.T.

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Blauer H.T., the clothing brand created following technical, functional and high-performance standards, has chosen global e-commerce platform provider Kooomo to launch its showcase website specifically designed for its growing B2B customer base. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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eCommerce sites optimised for Black Friday increased revenue by 330%, says Kooomo

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With lockdown restrictions driving an increase in web traffic, retailers who optimised their eCommerce stores for Black Friday secured a 330% increase in average monthly revenue this year. . Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain

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Is Brand Packaging Important to Customers?

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By Ed Smith, freelance writer Branded packaging may seem like a minor detail when it comes to ecommerce, but you might be surprised at just how effective it can be and how it could help your business to thrive over the competition. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

55% of brands are set to run their Black Friday campaigns as normal

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More than half of UK and Irish businesses plan to run their Black Friday campaigns as planned or with further investment than originally planned, despite the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Retain Valuable Customers with Loyalty

Learn how to effectively retain your most valuable and profitable customers. Download Annex Cloud's 2020 Customer Retention white paper.

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

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Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world. Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Four Types of Ecommerce Merchandising That Business Owners Should Know

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By Sam Cortez, managing editor and outreach specialist for Scalefluence.com Merchandising is the process and practice of displaying and arranging products for the best customer experience. The concept of merchandising is based on guiding prospective customers through the buyer’s journey and presenting them with the right products, at the right time and place, in the right quantity, and with the best prices. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Loading

Customer data analysis key to omnichannel marketing success and business growth

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Companies which collate and analyse customer data, both online and offline, have grown 16% in the past year and are more than twice as likely to significantly exceed business goals and see strong return on investment (32% versus 14%), according to a global survey of 235 organisations with annual revenues of at least $50m. Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain

New Covid ‘red alert’ plans: Britain’s couriers prepare once more for the front door to become the front line

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At the height of the coronavirus national lockdown in March, the Government prioritised delivery drivers as key workers. Under the Government’s new three-stage ‘traffic light’ coronavirus alert plans – which could be introduced as early as Thursday – Britain’s delivery drivers are again bracing for the front door’s return to the front line in the battle against Covid. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues

Minelli speeds up shift towards digital retailing with Cegid's unified commerce platform

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Retail software vendor, Cegid, has signed a new deal to completely overhaul the IT systems at French footwear retailer, Minelli, in a bid to streamline the business and improve the shopping experience for customers. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

Ideal Shopping Direct blasts through bullish forecasts

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Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD), the UK multi-channel home shopping retailer and owner of the Create and Craft and Ideal World TV channel, reports that it has achieved a significant turnaround in the past 12 months; £6.5m profit, 30% ahead of the £5m it predicted earlier in the year. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

COVID was a surprise – Christmas should not be

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Ian Hall, COO at Atheon Analytics, provider of the SKUtrak platform, shares 3 things to plan now, to maximise Christmas sales in grocery retail. None of us foresaw COVID, and the impact it would have on panic buying. It feels like a lifetime ago that the shelves had no toilet roll and pasta. But you don’t have to be a retail expert to foresee an uplift in turkeys, alcohol, and mince pies this December.

How COVID has changed our relationship with waste

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Aside from being a traumatic time for all, COVID-19 has changed the trajectory of the world. For one, before the pandemic, it had finally seemed possible to imagine a future without plastic. But, with a global pandemic on our hands, there’s been a need for rigid sanitation and some rapid adaptations to our daily life. With this, our plastic usage has been creeping back up. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

Clarins gets a personalisation make-over, thanks to real-time marketing solution from Wunderkind

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Prestige skincare and makeup brand, Clarins, has driven online performance and grown email revenue thanks to a solution from Wunderkind (formerly BounceX), the behavioural marketing technology provider. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

Go Instore, HP and Currys PC World join forces to drive growth in online revenue for HP products

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Go Instore, provider of immersive omnichannel retail experiences for personalised ecommerce, has announced the success HP inc has had in providing human-led digital user experiences for their retail partners’ online customers. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Wehkamp plots double-digit growth trajectory with Manhattan Associates

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Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced that Dutch online retailer Wehkamp has selected Manhattan’s Warehouse Management System (WMS) to manage its new distribution centre (DC) in Zwolle, Netherlands. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Plobal joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help ecommerce merchants grow mobile revenue

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As mobile becomes the default shopping device, Plobal gets on board the Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help high-volume merchants increase mobile revenues by engaging their most loyal customers. Internet Retailing Mobile Computers

The best things come in small packages for retail SMEs

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By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch. Britain is a nation of shopkeepers,” is the famous phrase coined by economist Adam Smith to explain the desire of a commercial nation to secure ever-expanding markets for its wares. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

Talend cloud enables PointsBet to ensure compliance and reliability amid rapid international expansion

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Talend, the cloud data integration solutions provider, has announced that PointsBet, an online bookmaker from Australia offering both traditional fixed odds markets as well as PointsBetting, is using Talend Cloud and Microsoft Azure to deliver a differentiated mobile betting experience to just under 100,000 customers worldwide and support its international expansion. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Astound Commerce delivers Salesforce Commerce Cloud Cartridge for eShopWorld

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Astound Commerce, the digital commerce agency and systems integrator, has been chosen to develop a pre-built integration or ‘cartridge’ for eShopWorld, the global commerce company that provides a technology platform to brands and retailers that wish to sell online into global markets. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

How will Brexit affect eCommerce?

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Brexit brings a wave of uncertainty and change to the UK business landscape, and since the day the UK voted to leave the EU, it’s been a whirlwind. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

Achieving retail?s Holy Grail: A 360-degree customer view

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The UK retail sector is unforgiving. High street sales recently suffered their biggest drop in 20 years, while online sales growth was forecast to decline to single digits for the first time this year. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

Maintaining the retail omnichannel edge in 2021

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By Nate Burke, CEO of Diginius. It’s that time of year again where we reflect upon the prior year and make informative predictions for the months ahead in order to adjust our business activities and refocus our strategies. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Nursery retailer opens new 48,000 sq ft warehouse amid online sales surge

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Dewsbury-based online baby and nursery retailer, Kiddies Kingdom, is opening a new distribution warehouse in Dewsbury off the back of its best sales period to date. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

10 years of technology rolled into one: what will retail look like in 2021?

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Boxing Day footfall fell by 57% in 2020. The footage of overnight queues that are normally a staple of end-of-year news reports were gone, replaced by shots of deserted high streets and sombre warnings of imminent lockdown. While it’s a bleak picture, it doesn’t necessarily paint a thousand words. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues

Dunelm and JRNI enable ‘Deliver to Car’ customer experience during pandemic

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UK-based homewares retailer Dunelm has deployed curbside and Deliver to-Car functionality to its customer offering at its 170 superstores across England, Scotland and Wales. Data Capture Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

Brits slash Christmas shopping budgets by 6%

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The global pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives this year, including Britons' Christmas shopping budgets, according to research by the Fashion Retail Academy.On average, people are planning to spend £341 on gifts this Christmas - 6% less than in 2019. . Retail Supply Chain Critical Issues Internet Retailing

UK online retail rises sharply as shops reopen

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Consumer confidence in the UK appears to be rising as online retail grew sharply since the reopening of shops on the 15 June, data from ecommerce expert Emarsys shows. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

How retailers can boost business in 2021 by building apps using low code tools

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By Malcolm Carroll, Director, BlueFinity. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many sectors with retail especially having felt the repercussions of the lockdowns and Tier restrictions on their footfall and their profits. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

The 30 most shocking retail fails of 2020 – who will be next?

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2021 has kicked off with non-essential stores closed once again and more big-name retailers struggling for survival. The home delivery expert ParcelHero reveals the 30 biggest names to fall into receivership in 2020 and warns that, unless stores get to grip with e-commerce, this could be just the tip of the iceberg. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Changing shopping habits due to lockdown love

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Bargain-hunting Brits have been saving cash while spicing up their love lives – with discount codes for adult toys hitting record highs during lockdown.The number of randy shoppers logging on to discount site NetVoucherCodes.co.uk to save cash on adult products was up by almost two thirds in 2020 compared with the previous year, according to new data. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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What does the future hold for retailers?

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Shopping habits are changing, and retailers are doing an exceptional job at keeping up and adjusting their business models with the help of technology to meet these ever-changing shifts. With many high streets still struggling but the desire to shop local remaining strong, retailers are looking at a very different future than they would have imagined this time last year. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

5 e-commerce tips for businesses in 2021

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By Rob van den Heuvel, CEO at Sendcloud. If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us, it is the art of adaptability. As we knock on the door of 2021, the next stage of transition is upon us. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

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10 Powerful Ways To Use Artificial Intelligence In eCommerce For 2021

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You are sitting at your favorite coffee shop, sipping away your lip-smacking cuppa of beverage. Your thumb-twiddling and scrolling through hoodies and sweatshirts in Google. Internet Retailing Critical Issues