Astound Commerce delivers Salesforce Commerce Cloud Cartridge for eShopWorld

Retail Technology Review

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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Internet Retailing Critical IssuesBrexit 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.

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

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The UK retail sector is unforgiving. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet RetailingHigh 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.

Internet Retailing: European retailers change customer-centric strategies due to lessons learned

Dynamic Action

In the article, “ How retailers transformed their customer-centric strategies due to the lessons they’ve learned ,” author Sasha Fedorenko of Internet Retailing focuses on key strategic initiatives mentioned in almost every retail earnings call over the past two quarters: customer-centric transformation and reduction of profit eroding promos and markdowns. Further findings include: Retail marketing spend was up 57%.

Internet Retailing EXPO is back with a focus on omnichannel – Discover the latest in payments, mobile, AR and more

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How can the retail industry survive (and overcome) the new customer's demands? In a decade of digital transformation, customer behaviour has dramatically changed

Internet Retailing EXPO is back with a focus on omnichannel – Discover the latest in payments, mobile, AR and more

Retail Technology Review

How can the retail industry survive (and overcome) the new customer's demands? In a decade of digital transformation, customer behaviour has dramatically changed

Internet Retailer: Every Day Is a Billion?Dollar Online Sales Day in the Run?Up to Thanksgiving

Dynamic Action

Online news site Internet Retailer utilized the DynamicAction Retail Index’s early pre-Thanksgiving insight for their article Every day is a billion‑dollar online sales day in the run‑up to Thanksgiving. DynamicAction CMO, Sarah Engel , was tapped for her acumen: “Evidence that consumers took advantage of promotions early in the season also comes from DynamicAction , a retail analytics firm.

Redbox Digital to deliver a new, streamlined online experience for Latest in Beauty

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Internet RetailingRedbox Digital, a Magento Global Elite Partner, has partnered with Latest in Beauty, the UK beauty sampling & subscription-based service to deliver a new, online shopping experience for its ever-expanding customer base.

The Top 10 Sessions to See at IRCE 2018

Zaius

It’s almost time for the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition , AKA IRCE — the massive ecommerce conference with the largest expo hall in the industry. IRCE 2018 takes place from June 5 to 8 at McCormick Place West in Chicago and, with an agenda put together by the experts at Internet Retailer magazine, it’s a can’t-miss event for everyone in ecommerce. Don Davis, Editor at Large, Internet Retailer.

How will Brexit affect eCommerce?

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Internet Retailing Critical IssuesBrexit 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.

Data shows that online retail searches increase year-on-year on Blue Monday

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New data reveals that Brits are increasingly turning to a bit of online retail therapy to escape the Monday Blues. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

Pop-up book shop conquers online competition using AI

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Internet RetailingRichRelevance been appointed by Qwerkity, part of The Book People Group, to provide personalised product recommendations through its Xen AI platform.

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15% of UK shoppers buy from overseas every day

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British consumers are increasingly turning to overseas retailers for their fashion fix according to research by delivery management company Whistl. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

19% uplift in international currency provision amongst UK’s top 250 retailers

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Analysis of the UK’s top 250 retailers has found a 19% year-on-year increase in the number of brands offering the option to pay in international currency. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainThe figure forms part of an annual performance index carried out by ecommerce and digital agency, Visualsoft.

Influential eCommerce brands, retailers & carriers converge for The Delivery Conference 2019

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MetaPack, the eCommerce delivery technology provider, is again playing host to some of the world’s best brands, retailers and carriers at The Delivery Conference – TDC Global 2019 on February 26, 2019 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. Exhibitions and Events Internet Retailing

Digital platform supported by IBM, Geovation and Ordnance Survey to help return shoppers to the high street

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The digital platform seeks to increase spend and footfall in the retail and hospitality sector by bringing the ‘high street’ online and enabling customers to find local deals. Internet RetailingFollowing a successful pilot in the north west of England, where 1.4 million pages of local high street offers and events were viewed, a national version OFFiGO has now gone live.

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Trouva.com launches in Amsterdam, Madrid and Copenhagen as Niall Wass joins in newly created non-exec Director and Chair role

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Internet RetailingTrouva.com launches in Amsterdam, Madrid and Copenhagen as Niall Wass joins in newly created non-exec Director and Chair role.

The Digital Meets the Physical

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EPoS Systems Internet RetailingThe Sewing Studio finds a solution to bridge the online and brick-and-mortar divide.

Dzinga launches new communications platform for business

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Internet RetailingDzinga has announced its new communications platform for business which supports communications between businesses and their customers across web, phone, mobile and social media.

Fickle Fashion: Over 80% of consumers are buying clothes they never wear

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Fickle fashion is killing off sustainable clothing as eight in 10 (83%) consumers admit to buying items they never wear, according to data from the Fashion Retail Academy. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

Online retail sales emerge from December gloom

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Hitwise Digital Retail Insight report figures suggest that online retail visits in January grew by 1.8 December online retail visits hit a 10 year low, declining by 0.6 Critical Issues Internet retailingper cent following the slow Christmas period. per cent.

Why personalisation means good retail

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Retailers are all chasing a personalisation dream, aiming to tailor in-store and online propositions to ensure their customers feel like they’ve received relevant, impactful, and delightful experiences. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Disruptive Dutch scale-up sets sights on UK retail market

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Omnia Retail, the pricing and online marketing automation software provider, has launched in the UK with a dedicated London office. Internet Retailing

UKFast Network sees 30% Black Friday spike

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Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet RetailingTraffic to the UKFast network, which hosts thousands of eCommerce websites and booking platforms, has seen a massive 30% increase in web traffic this Black Friday, compared to Black Friday last year.

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Only 36% of top UK retailers fully secure online store

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But do UK retailers ensure shoppers can trust their websites? Critical Issues Internet Retailing Data CaptureThe shopping season is upon us and, like every year, many of us choose to buy online instead of trawling through the shops.

Waitrose and Ocado lead as best supermarkets for shopping vegan online

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Critical Issues Internet RetailingWaitrose and Ocado are the best supermarkets for consumers looking to shop for vegan food online, a study from eCommerce analytics platform, E Fundamentals, has found.

New solution to furnish Dreams with enhanced omnichannel capabilities

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Dreams, the specialist bed retailer, will revolutionise its omnichannel capabilities and digitally transform its store estate, thanks to the implementation of a new solution, delivered by commerce transformation specialists, Envoy Digital, part of the KPS Group. Internet Retailing

Fashion retailer’s seamless new digital strategy triggers success

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Internet RetailingLuxury clothing brand Jules B has experienced a 40% revenue increase after revamping its digital marketing strategy.

Meet the CEO at the helm of £1.93 billion annual sales at IRC in October

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Exhibitions and Events Internet RetailingHenry Birch, the newly-appointed CEO at Shop Direct is making his first ever speaking appearance at InternetRetailing Conference.

BigCommerce gives brands full control of ecommerce checkout experience with new Checkout SDK

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Internet RetailingBigCommerce, the ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, has launched its Checkout JS Software Development Kit(Checkout SDK), a new JavaScript library that makes it easy for merchants to consume BigCommerce's Checkout APIs.

Fashion shoppers 44% more likely to make a purchase from Woodhouse Clothing thanks to new AI-powered personalisation

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The introduction of AI-based personalisation means shoppers who visit men’s online fashion retailer, Woodhouse Clothing, are now 44% more likely to make a purchase. The new technology, which works across both mobile and desktop, is also helping to increase the retailer’s average order value, which is up 7%. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

Fast search and free shipping top the list of ‘ecommerce must-haves’ this Christmas

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That’s according to a new research report from Episerver, outlining the 26 best practices for online retailers this Christmas. Internet Retailing Critical IssuesFast search functions and free shipping are the keys to ecommerce success this holiday season.

Using the cloud for integration turns marginal into massive gains for retailers

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No-one talks about retail in terms of online and offline anymore. Retailers are now focussed on providing customers with the choice, experience and delivery they want, when they want it – regardless of the channel on which any part of the customer journey takes place. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet RetailingBy Graham Woods, Managing Director of W3Partnership. The word omnichannel entered and left our parlance with equal speed.

Seasonal sales at risk as UK’s biggest retailers neglect website load speeds for second year running

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The UK’s top retailers are risking seasonal sales through failure to improve their website load speeds over the past 12 months, according to a new index report. Internet Retailing

Geodis appoints a global head of e-commerce

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainGeodis has created a global position for e-commerce with the appointment of Ashwani Nath as Vice-President & Global Head of e-channel solutions. Reporting to Philippe de Carné, Group CCO, Ashwani Nath will be responsible for building and promoting end-to-end e-commerce omni-channel solutions, gathering all existing physical & digital expertise in the company.