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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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 ChainManhattan Associates Inc.

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

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Internet Retailing Mobile ComputersAs 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.

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The best things come in small packages for retail SMEs

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Critical Issues Internet RetailingBy 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.

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

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainTalend, 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.

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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

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.

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. Critical Issues Internet RetailingThe percentage of online purchases has risen by 8.0 per cent in March 2019 in comparison to March 2018.

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

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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

As high street shops close, retailers also fail to control online customer churn

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A recent survey of 500 retailers sponsored by Eggplant, the digital experience specialist, revealed the pressures facing online digital teams in advance of busy retail season. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

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%.

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

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

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Email and postal mail combination doubles abandoned basket reactivation – reveals latest study from Go Inspire Group

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Critical Issues Internet RetailingGo Inspire Group have just launched a revealing new report providing evidence that the combination of email and postal mail can double reactivation of abandoned baskets compared to email reactivation activity alone.

The five key steps to delivering a seamless digital retail experience

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Internet Retailing Critical IssuesBy 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.

How 5G will revolutionise retail payments

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Retail has increasingly become a mobile function to meet the needs of a constantly on-the-go consumer base, especially with the rise in popularity of mobile E- wallets. The introduction of 5G will only enhance innovations in retail technology and in turn, benefit the consumer. Critical Issues Data Capture Internet Retailing

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

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Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing Critical IssuesAmazon’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.

Amazon parcels can now be delivered to hundreds of PayPoint stores nationwide

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainPayPoint has announced its participation in Amazon Hub Counter – a network of pick up points that allows customers to collect their Amazon orders in-store.

Are Concept Stores Keeping Physical Stores Alive?

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Internet Retailing Critical IssuesIt’s no secret that physical high street stores are struggling to survive. As online shopping continues to rise, the number of physical stores being closed down is also growing at an alarming rate. This has led to a lot of concern over how long physical stores can last in this new digital era.

Visualsoft ties up contract renewal with Daniel Footwear

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

ASOS and Amazon heavyweight to address businesses on eCommerce revolution

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Internet Retailing Exhibitions and EventsOne of Europe’s foremost eCommerce leaders is set to share his considerable experience of the industry at a free event in London next month.

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

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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.

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

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

[Internet Retailer] How to Protect Your Brand on Amazon

Wiser

Wiser CEO Andy Ballard, in an article published by Internet Retailer , explained how you can do just that with competitive pricing, MAP monitoring, and Amazon’s Brand Registry. ” Read the rest of Andy’s thoughts at Internet Retailer.

Building an e-commerce platform from scratch

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These days, it’s increasingly becoming the preferred choice of online retailers who wish to take total control of their customer experience. Internet Retailing Critical IssuesBy Ievgen Kustorovskyi, Head of Magento and specialist in eCommerce development, Ciklum. Building a custom e-commerce platform may seem like a daunting task and building one from scratch is not an easy task.

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

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

AMH Material Handling completes two projects at Asda’s Lymedale DC to increase storage and throughput for George clothing

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainAMH Material Handling has completed two projects for George clothing at the Asda Lymedale facility in Newcastle under Lyme. The projects have seen AMH increase storage capacity by 250,000 units and significantly speed up order throughput for George’s ecommerce operation.

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

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

Visualsoft walks away with Charles Clinkard contract renewal

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChaineCommerce and digital marketing agency, Visualsoft, has announced a contract renewal with established footwear company, Charles Clinkard.

Williams Commerce records highest UK rate of Magento 1 to Magento 2 conversion

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Internet RetailingWilliams Commerce, a Leicester and London-based ecommerce specialist and Magento Commerce partner, is recording the highest rate of conversion for its clients from Magento 1 to Magento 2 in the UK.

What devices are consumers using for online shopping in 2019?

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Online shopping is slowly supplanting the high street and the supermarket as the most popular form of commerce worldwide, with 87% of retail perchance in the UK alone now made online. Internet Retailing Mobile Computers Data Capture

Salesforce launches Consumer Goods Cloud

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Salesforce has introduced Consumer Goods Cloud, a new industry product that enables consumer goods companies to drive revenue growth and maximise ROI through improved retail execution capabilities. Internet Retailing

How parcel service delivery has evolved in 2019

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Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainBy 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.

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

Comfort eating? Online shoppers put their money where their mouth is

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Office of National Statistics (ONS) retail figures for August highlighted the pre-Brexit wobble in consumer confidence, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero, with sales volumes down -.2% Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain2% compared to July, and department store sales continuing to tumble -1.3% on the previous month and -2.5% on August 2018.

Are Concept Stores Keeping Physical Stores Alive?

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Internet Retailing Critical IssuesIt’s no secret that physical high street stores are struggling to survive. As online shopping continues to rise, the number of physical stores being closed down is also growing at an alarming rate. This has led to a lot of concern over how long physical stores can last in this new digital era.

UK shoppers fighting back against online retailers who fail to deliver

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UK consumers are fighting back against online retailers that fail to deliver, a new research report into what the UK public expects from retailers when shopping online has found. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

New LDC data: what are the implications for online retail with UK shops sitting empty?

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New data from the Local Data Company that has shown Britain’s high streets, shopping centres and retail parks have the highest number of empty stores in five years. What does this mean for online retail? Critical Issues Internet RetailingCan technology help? Michael Schirrmacher, Managing Director UK, Bloomreach, offers his thoughts….

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

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

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Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainA 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.