Month: October 2015

Visa brings token security to ecommerce

Visa has announced the introduction of token technology to Visa Checkout, the online service that allows customers to store shipping and payment information without having to re-enter their information.

Ecommerce Club Interactive Manchester: Report

The latest Ecommerce Club Interactive took place on 22nd October, exploring the extent to which ecommerce is evolving into mcommerce. We were lucky enough to have Matthew Walsh of the IMRG to lead the discussion on ecommerce trends and market insights.

Black Friday predictions expect spend up 32%

Retailers should be ready for a rise of almost a third in spending on Black Friday (27th November) this year, to £1.07 billon, making it the first time ever that UK online retail sales exceed £1 billion in a single day. This prediction is according to new figures produced by the global information services company,… Read more »

Understanding the Holiday Shopper

Black Friday 2014 seems to have forever changed the dynamic of the Christmas shopping period – 2014 was the first time that Boxing Day wasn’t the biggest shopping day of the year, with £810 million spent in November.

Logistics Planning for Black Friday: IMRG

IMRG has published its latest review into logistics industry readiness for the Christmas 2015 peak period – with a specific focus on Black Friday, the new ‘peak of peaks’.

BORN joins the founding partners of the Ecommerce Club

Born Group is an award winning full-service ecommerce digital agency. With over 600 people worldwide, BORN combines strategy, creativity & e-commerce technology to deliver the ultimate omnichannel shopping experience.

Ecommerce returns to double digit growth in September

The latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index have revealed that UK online retail sales returned to double digit growth in September following a weak August, recording a 12 per cent increase on the same period last year. The Index has grown 10 per cent during the third quarter of 2015, and as the sector prepares itself for the busy Christmas period, the year-to-date growth also remains at 10 per cent.

M&S launches cross channel members club – SPARKS

M&S is embarking on a new style of customer relationship with its customers through the introduction of SPARKS. Delivery of VIP benefits and account management are enabled through a newly deployed digital hub.