Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become a fixture in the British shopping calendar, and with this year’s shopping events expected to be bigger than ever before, many retailers are counting on them to help boost their flagging fortunes. However, with just
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What does the store of the future look like? ECOVACS ROBOTICS, the specialist for innovative household robots, will implement loadbee technology at IFA 2018 (Booth 103, Hall 5.1) to demonstrate how online and offline platforms seamlessly combine to create a
The boom in UK breweries – which bubbled over the 2,000 mark in 2017 – means that a beer drinker’s ‘locals’ are as likely to refer to beers as pubs, with millions now opting for reduced ‘hop miles’ when they
Motista, the pioneer of predictive emotional connection intelligence solutions, today released new data comparing the emotional connection rankings of 50 of the top brands in the U.S. In its report, “Ranking Emotional Connection: A Look at 50 of the Top
The cost to ditch the surf, and hit the turf is £366, according to a survey of more than 2,000 consumers in the UK.
The parcel delivery comparison site ParcelHero says today’s Government announcement that it has appointed a panel of eight retail gurus to ‘diagnose the issues that affect the health of our High Streets’ may be too little, too late.
Click & Collect solutions have become a staple for omnichannel retailers, but many are still failing to optimise these offerings and are therefore missing out on improved customer interactions, according to the latest research from customer journey experts, Qmatic.
People in the UK and USA are the most prolific online shoppers, compared to consumers in Europe and Australia.
Nationwide Building Society is the world’s largest building society and is amongst the UK’s top three mortgages and savings providers. It is also a major provider of current accounts, credit cards ISAs and personal loans. Nationwide has around 15 million
Retail footfall has dipped for the seventh month in a row in June, with overall footfall having slipped by 0.9% year-on-year, according to the latest figures published today by the British Retail Consortium and Springboard. Shopping centres saw a fall
London based fashion technology startup platform, RangeRoom, has just secured investment from newly formed Kamani Capital fund, from the family behind successful online retailer Boohoo. CEO of the Kamani Capital fund, Adam Kamani, is also co-founder of Pretty Little Thing.
At an event held today at the London School of Economics (LSE), pan-European dairy cooperative Arla Foods will warn that if the findings of a LSE report prove true, non-tariff barriers to trade and restricted access to labour after Brexit
Online retailers across the UK have noticed a surge in traffic after dark, with night time visitors increasing by 26%, and a general lift in purchases of 17% on average, according to a new survey investigating the impact of the
Amazon has stepped up its war for the living room this Prime Day. In its mission to put an Amazon sales assistant in every home, we have already seen heavy discounts across its Echo range.
The UK’s biggest grocery retailers are significantly reducing their product ranges to compete with discounter challengers, according to new research.
Joint research by Clicktale and researchers from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has uncovered the existence of a distinct psychology prompted by the use of smartphones – a ‘mobile mindset’. This unique emotional and cognitive mindset is
Over a fifth of Brits (22%) plan to watch the World Cup final on their smartphones and tablet computers this Sunday. That’s according to new research from Experience Analytics firm Clicktale, which examines the types of content that most appeal to
New research released today by Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, reveals that long queues are the biggest turn-off for UK shoppers, costing retailers up to £12 billion each year in potential sales
Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, today announced the next generation of Service Cloud Einstein, combining the world’s #1 CRM with guided processes and powerful artificial intelligence to transform the customer service experience. Companies can now leverage Einstein Bots for
The Swedish clothing giant, H&M, tops the list of the world's most popular brands, according to internet search data compiled by SEMrush.
Prime Day is not just for Amazon, new research has revealed. Brand new figures from across CJ Affiliate’s global network reveal that from 2016 to 2017, across the two days of Prime Day retailers globally saw an average year on
The current discussion about business rates in the retail sector is an important topic and a hot-potato being considered by the Treasury. However, seeking to tax the digital economy more punitively will do little to save the high street and
Data from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, shows that non-essential spending grew 5.5%, its best performance since October 2016.
Making it to the semi-finals of the World Cup hasn’t just made winners out of the England team. Retailers too are cashing in on the astronomic rise in national pride, with official partners being top of the pile. While some
Discount retailers have elevated their copycat brands to an art form that is celebrated in advertising campaigns and gives other brands a real run for their money. Should premium brands just be flattered, or do they have grounds to start