Whittard of Chelsea is selling tea to Chinese consumers via Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace.
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.
Sainsbury’s has moved quickly to capitalise on its acquisition of Argos and says 30 Argos digital stores will be open in its supermarkets by Christmas 2016, double the number already open.
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.
Holland & Barrett has rolled out its order in-store offer across its 700 UK stores following a successful trial across 22 stores in the North.
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.
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.
Bonmarche gave a trading update reporting the September heat had hit trading and may have an impact on full year profits.
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.
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.
Kingsfisher Group, owner of both B&Q and Screwfix, reported its half year results with positive news on its digital transformation and group sales up 4.7 per cent.
According to its half year report, more than a quarter of French Connection sales were made online in the first half of its financial year – with half of ecommerce sales coming via mobile devices.