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.

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

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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

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.

How Polish B2B companies buy and sell online – Survey and report

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Internet Retailing Critical Issues Retail Supply ChainHow many Polish companies sell and buy products online? What are their sales channels? How do they search for clients and business partners?

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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.

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

Cambridge e-commerce start-up named one of Europe’s top 100 fastest growing companies

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Velocity Commerce, the online retail specialist based in Cambridge, UK, and established just six years ago in a co-founder’s home, has been named one of the fastest growing companies in Europe in the latest FT 1000report. Internet Retailing

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

JD.com and ARCore by Google launch augmented reality contest

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JD.com, China’s largest retailer, is hosting the JD-AR & ARCore by Google Innovative Consumer Application Competition in China. Internet Retailing

High Street ‘saviour’ cashierless stores could disappear because of the ‘Philadelphia Experiment’

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Critical Issues Internet RetailingNew legislation protecting minorities could stop the spread of cashierless stores in the UK before they have been fully launched.

Record numbers of High Street stores close as Debenhams falters and ASOS’ profits plummet – There's only one solution, says ParcelHero

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Retail has been hit by a perfect storm, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero. But with ASOS’ profits tumbling nearly 90%, online retailers are also struggling. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainNew figures from PwC reveal 5,853 shops closed last year, and embattled Debenhams has placed itself in receivership as it fights against the onslaught of e-commerce.

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.

Tigers expands UK operations by opening new flagship facility in Thurrock as e-commerce booms

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Internet RetailingTigers has opened a new facility in Thurrock, near London Gateway, to continue with long-term UK investment plans and to meet growing e-commerce demand, despite ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

Smartphone adoption to drive ecommerce activities in Latin America to 2023, says GlobalData

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Internet Retailing Critical IssuesThe increasing availability of connected mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets are one of the main growth drivers for ecommerce activities globally.

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Tech partnership set to bring greater transparency to UK eCommerce

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Internet Retailing Retail Supply ChainA new tie-up between digital design agency, Sigma, and two leading eCommerce companies – Storm and InRiver – is aiming to deliver best-in-class eCommerce capability, while fostering a greater degree of responsibility, transparency and inclusivity in online customer experience.

34% of traffic and 28% of orders for large online fashion retail brands come directly from search and social

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34% of traffic, 28% of orders and 26% of the total order value for large online fashion retailers comes directly from search and social sites including Google and Facebook, new global researchsuggests. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Data Capture

Office Depot Europe selects CommerceHub to strengthen ecommerce presence

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Office Depot Europe, retailer of workspace solutions, has selected CommerceHub, a distributed commerce network specialising in drop-ship technology – to help expand its product assortment and create a more efficient supply chain in the UK and Europe. Internet Retailing

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

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Internet Retailing Critical IssuesThe 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.’.

Secrets to eCommerce success to be revealed at B2B Marketing Expo 2019

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Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing Exhibitions and EventsThe secrets to succeeding in B2B eCommerce are to be unveiled to marketers at this year’s B2B Marketing Expo 2019.

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Retail Quality Report 2019: Global retailers still struggling with digital

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Applause, the digital quality and crowdsourced testing solutions provider, has released the global findings of its annual Retail Quality Report. It shows that global retailers are failing to keep up with consumer expectations for optimised digital experiences. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Supply Chain

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

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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85% of UK consumers prefer to shop in store

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High street retailers must be savvy with omnichannel technological integration in order to survive in the digital age, new research has warned. Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet RetailingA survey of 1,056 UK adults carried out by digital marketing agency, Marketingsignals.com, revealed that 85% of people still prefer to physically purchase products in store, despite the convenience offered by online shopping.

Tigers USA opens new purpose-built facility in Miami to meet growing e-commerce demands

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Internet RetailingSupply chain specialist Tigers USA has moved its Miami, USA team into a new, larger facility to strengthen its focus on the Latin American region as well as meet growing global e-commerce demands.

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.

B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

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Internet Retailing Critical IssuesPoor product visualisation is preventing almost a quarter of B2B customers from making purchases online, according to a new report by full-service e-commerce agency PushON.

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