Thursday, February 21, 2019

Kiddicare online sales increase by 20%

Parent & children‘s products retailer, Kiddicare today announced a 20 per cent online sales increase in just four months. Since Morrisons bought the company...

Shop Direct extends Norbert Dentressangle deal

Online & home shopping specialist Shop Direct Group has signed a new ten-year contract with logistics & supply chain provider Norbert Dentressangle (ND), it...

Comment: Pure-play vs. multichannel

The battle between online-only (pure-play) retailers and their multichannel (online and high-street) competitors is very much on. There seems to be a general consensus...

Shop Direct to close two of its call centres

Catalogue & online retailer Shop Direct Group has announced today that two of its four customer service centres could close as part of a...

Comment: Collaboration in a connected world

Through instant messaging, smart phones, tablets and social media, today‘s consumers are hyper-connected. Not only do they demand all-channel access to products and services,...

Comment: Investment in seamless multichannel essential

Technology is changing the way retailers sell and consumers buy. This brings with it a host of new challenges. Relying solely on bricks-and-mortar or...

Home Retail Group sees profits nosedive 60%

Weak trading at both Homebase & Argos has led to a significant drop in their owner Home Retail Group‘s (HRG) profitability over the last...

Asos sees its UK sales growth slow to 4%

Online fashion retailer Asos.com has today reported a 49 per cent rise in total retail sales for its full-year period, however trading growth slowed...

Comment: The rise of the tech-savvy employee

In my previous article ‘Change in the channel – how retail will respond to the closure of the VAT loophole‘, I discussed The High...

Amazon looks to cut publishers out of book business

Online retailing giant Amazon is to try and to cut publishers out of its e-reader business model by acquiring the rights to a mass...

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E-Commerce Guide To Customer Lifecycle, AI & Personalization

Key e-commerce strategies for 2019 Whether you’re just adding the finishing touches to your marketing plan for this year, or you haven’t even begun, Kickstart...