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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

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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

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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

The five key steps to delivering a seamless digital retail experience

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By René Aerdts Chief Technologist – Global Consumer Goods, DXC Technology. As a result of technically advanced e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, consumer expectation with regards to customised buying experiences and always-on services have skyrocketed. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

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Descartes Systems Group has announced that Calcuso.com, the ecommerce distributor of educational and office supplies in Germany, is using the Descartes pixi Warehouse Management System (WMS) to seamlessly handle high back-to-school order volumes across Europe. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Smaller e-retail businesses should emulate larger ones – but sooner

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By Alex Mills, Sales & Marketing Director, ProSKU. If you’re running a growing e-retail businesses your main priority is to market your products, win customers and satisfy their orders. So until order volumes hit a certain point you probably don’t need to worry about a great deal else, except of course your bank overdraft! And for most growing e-retail businesses getting orders out of the door isn’t usually the biggest problem.

3dcart partners with ClearSale to deliver comprehensive eCommerce fraud protection for customers

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ClearSale has entered into a partnership with eCommerce platform3dcart. Internet Retailing Surveillance & Security

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ParcelHero says 24-hour round-the-clock deliveries are the future of e-commerce

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Amazon’s $800 million investment in free next-day deliveries may be making headlines, but the home delivery expert ParelHero says same-day 24/7 deliveries are the future of e-commerce. Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing Critical Issues

How parcel service delivery has evolved in 2019

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By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch. Parcel service delivery has evolved significantly in recent years, especially as online sales continue to soar, the demand for parcel delivery has gone up in parallel. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Amazon Prime Day has ended – Futuresource explains how its daily price tracking service witnessed the greatest online event of projector deals yet

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By Victoria Tselykh, Information Analyst, Futuresource. When people think of Amazon Prime Day, home projection may not be the first tech category that comes to mind but the etailer, online retail in general in fact, has grown to become a key channel for projector sales. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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Nearly three quarters of shoppers have abandoned online shopping carts due to shipping

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A new global shipping report by BigCommerce, the ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, reveals that almost three quarters (73%) of UK online shoppers have abandoned their cart because they did not like the shipping options available. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

The advantages of competitive pricing strategy

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By Joemar Carillo, a content writer for Assosia, a retail research company based in the UK. With the market becoming more and more competitive, companies should carefully implement an effective competitive pricing strategy. Competitive pricing strategy is where the final prices on their products or services have been analysed, modified and evaluated against the prices of their competitors. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Too much choice and a lack of advice when shopping online is causing high-intent shoppers to abandon purchases, new research reveals

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Too much choice and not enough product information online is causing high-intent consumers to abandon purchases, right at the moment they are ready to buy, a new report from iAdvize, the leading conversational commerce provider, warns. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

Puretec Fitness boosts revenue and takes back control of brand with new eCommerce site

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Home fitness equipment retailer, Puretec Fitness, has secured its future and taken back control of its brand by launching a fully transactional website, after historically relying on eCommerce marketplaces to target customers. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Consumer confidence remains low as companies look to provide a human touch

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Consumer confidence remains flat in Q2 amid continued economic uncertainty, according to the Deloitte Consumer Tracker Survey. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

Visualsoft ties up contract renewal with Daniel Footwear

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eCommerce and digital marketing agency, Visualsoft, has announced a contract renewal with premium fashion company Daniel Footwear, extending their partnership for a further two years. Internet Retailing

Are you ready for the mobile ecommerce revolution? How and why your platform needs to be smartphone optimised

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By Branwell Moffat, Director of Commerce Consulting at Envoy Digital, part of the KPS Group. Consumers love the way mobile enables them to slot online shopping, browsing and product research into their busy day as they sit on the train, wait in line for a coffee or kill time between appointments. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

More than 70% of retailers concerned about being outpriced by Amazon

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ActiveViam has released a new study on pricing strategies and concerns from retailers. For the “Pricing Strategy Survey,” ActiveViam polled more than 500 senior pricing decision makers and executives at retailers with at least 100 employees from 21 May to 2 June 2 2019. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Linio Colombia and Ingenico ePayments partner up to offer the best online shopping experience

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Ingenico ePayments, the ecommerce division of Ingenico Group, will provide Linio Colombia with advanced payments services, offering its customers an enhanced shopping experience. Internet Retailing Data Capture

Figures show internet retailing continues to rose throughout March

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Today’s ONS retail sales figures revealed that online spending continues to rise. The percentage of online purchases has risen by 8.0 per cent in March 2019 in comparison to March 2018. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Hawes & Curtis further evolve its digital shopping experience with One iota

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Hawes & Curtis, the formal menswear and womenswear retailer, is collaborating with multi-channel technology specialist One iota to deploy their Assisted Sale iPad App across its stores nationwide. Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

Beyond the ‘Buy Now’ button: How brands can prepare for social commerce success

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By Joe Farrell, Vice President of International Operations at PFS. In today’s increasingly digital world, consumer expectations are growing. Technological and social advances have transformed the way customers interact with brands, and a rise in internet shopping has meant that customers now expect access to goods instantaneously. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

SEGRO supports growth of online retailer Magic Madhouse at Great Cambridge Industrial Estate

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Magic Madhouse, a specialist online retailer of trading cards and board games, has signed to occupy a 16,308 sq ft industrial unit at SEGRO’s Great Cambridge Industrial Estate, Enfield. Internet Retailing

Mistrust around review authenticity sees online shoppers demand human interaction in the ecommerce buying journey

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Mistrust around the authenticity of User Generated Content (UGC) and reviews has seen online shoppers placing more value in human interactions in their online buying journeys a new report from iAdvize, the conversational commerce provider, suggests. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Manhattan Associates and BRP Consulting work together to deliver next-generation unified commerce platform

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Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced an extended partnership with retail management consulting firm BRP Consulting. The companies, which have been working together since 2016, have now extended their partnership to equip retailers with next-generation omnichannel and point-of-sale solutions that help deliver a seamless, holistic shopping experience. Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

UK shoppers demand faster in-store payments that replicate ‘one-click’ transactions online

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Speed and convenience prove key to enhancing customer experience around in-store payments, a new report from RetailEXPO reveals. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Data Capture

Tryzens expands capability as a full-service digital commerce consultancy

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Retailers looking for a complete full-service digital commerce solution, focused on delivering end-to-end, results-driven solutions for their online operations can turn to Tryzens as their digital commerce partner. Internet Retailing

Boeing 737 MAX 8 grounding could impact on international e-commerce and parcels, warns ParcelHero

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The grounding of the world’s entire Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet could mean delays to overseas freight, warns the international delivery expert ParcelHero. David Jinks MILT, Head of Consumer Research at ParcelHero says: ‘Across the world, anyone planning to send a parcel or waiting for a typical 2-3-day international parcel service could find unexpected delays.’. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

How to make international ecommerce transparent, efficient and cost-effective

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Cross-border ecommerce provides organisations with, theoretically, a low-cost opportunity to break into new markets. Yet from the cost of air freight to the complexity of international returns plus consumer expectations for full disclosure of import tariffs at checkout, successful global ecommerce is significantly more complex than it might first appear.

Nearly three quarters have abandoned online shopping carts due to shipping

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A new global shipping report by BigCommerce,a leading ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, reveals that almost three quarters (73%) of UK online shoppers have abandoned their cart because they did not like the shipping options available. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

How to create a successful fashion marketplace

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By Philip Hall, Managing Director Europe, CommerceHub. Online marketplaces are booming in popularity and it’s hardly surprising: they provide an excellent selling channel for brands to attract new customers and allow retailers to expand their offering to appeal to more customers. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

CVAs are fatally wounding our High Streets, warns e-commerce delivery expert

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As Monsoon seeks to join the ranks of stores slashing rents through a company voluntary agreement, ParcelHero says CVAs are simply speeding up the demise of High Street shopping and will impact on pension and investment schemes. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

eCommerce fulfilment specialist fulfilmentcrowd opens new centre in South Wales

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Chorley-headquartered order fulfilment and eCommerce logistics specialist, fulfilmentcrowd, has announced the opening of its latest service centre in Cwmbran, Wales, in partnership with leading seasonal decorations supplier, Festive Productions Ltd - further strengthening the capacity of its national network. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Network Transmission Types and Evil Smurfs

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By Patrick Vernon In the beginning, the Internet was designed to “just work”. The basic Internet protocols that we use every day including HTTP (web traffic), SMTP (email), and DNS (converting URLs to IP addresses) weren’t designed to be secure. Internet Retailing Surveillance and Security

Sub-par e-commerce conversion rates should no longer be seen as acceptable, says Conversity

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Despite the ever-growing dominance of e-commerce as part of the overall retail sales mix, conversion rates across online channels remain a long way behind their in-store counterparts. Internet Retailing Critical Issues