Sunday, November 19, 2017

COMMENT: Visual content is critical for online retailers

Feelunique's Tom Newbald pens his tips on why increasing online engagement with and between customers leads to better conversion and transaction rates.
Amazon buses

Online retailers could soon use buses to deliver parcels

Amazon delivery could soon become a part of the London bus network under a strategy to decrease pollution and congestion in the capital.
Amazon drivers

Amazon delivery drivers found to be earning less than living wage

Amazon has been forced to overhaul the treatment of its delivery drivers after an investigation found one of its partners left them earning less...
Alibaba's Singles' Day

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day hits $25.3bn in sales

Alibaba’s Single's Day shopping event beat last year’s sales figures by 39 per cent racking up $25.3 billion (£19.33 billion) in gross merchandise volumes (GMV)
Singles Day

COMMENT: Why Alibaba’s Singles Day is bigger than Black Friday

Alibaba's UK boss David Lloyd writes about what Western retailers can learn from what is possibly the biggest event on China's retail calendar.

Yoox Net-a-Porter continues growth thanks to UK boost

Yoox Net-a-Porter has continued to achieve positive growth throughout its third quarter driven by the success of its UK market.
Chinese online shoppers

55% of Chinese shoppers buy British

55 per cent of Chinese online shoppers purchase goods from the UK as goods are perceived to be “of premium quality”.
mobile Christmas

COMMENT: Why retailers should put mobile first this Christmas

Facebook's head of planning Ian edwards explains why it's okay to start marketing campaigns early, and provides insight into mobile shopping habits and customer behaviour.
UK Whole Foods

150 jobs at risk as Amazon shuts 2 UK Whole Foods stores

Two UK Whole Foods stores are set to be shut just months after the health food chain was acquired by tech giant Amazon.

Lovehoney’s soaring profits boosted by ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ collaboration

The online sex toy retailer Lovehoney has posted a 76 per cent rise in full year pre-tax profits thanks to strong sales off the back of lucrative branded licensing deals.

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2017 UK Retail Report

In a world where people can do all their Christmas shopping from their sofa, how will you entice them to your store? The good news...