Month: September 2016

Whittards joins Tmall

Whittard of Chelsea is selling tea to Chinese consumers via Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace.

Innovation, why we need it and how we get it

On 20th September at The New Era of H2H: e-Innovation, we were lucky enough to spend an afternoon with a group of experts exploring innovation, what it means, how we can embed it in our operations – as well as some examples of companies who have built new businesses on the back of innovation.

Investment drives online growth at Moss Bros

Pre-tax profits at Moss Bros rose 30 per cent to £3.7 million after the retail and suit hire company’s new strategy of appealing to a younger, more fashionable crowd appeared to pay off.

AI partnership founded to drive research

Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft are joining forces to create a new AI partnership dedicated to advancing public understanding of the sector, as well as coming up with standards for future researchers.

Next day deliveries on the rise

Online retail order growth was up 18.2 per cent year-on-year in August, according to the latest data from the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index, as shopper confidence appears to be showing some resilience following the Brexit decision.

Winners at the NECA’s

The North’s finest ecommerce talent was celebrated on 22nd September, at the inaugural Northern E-Commerce Awards, held at The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Inditix continues online expansion

Inditex, owner of Zara, provided a trading update which said that the group now sells online to 39 markets after expanding ecommerce services to 11 new countries during the first half of its financial year.