Roundtable discussion: How important is ecommerce to the future of brands?

19th November 2020

In this roundtable, Mediatel Events’ Sam Tidmarsh speaks to four speakers following their sessions at the Future of Brands: Ecommerce. With insights from their roles at eve sleep, Cox & Cox, Heineken and OMG Transact, the ecommerce experts assess the opportunities for brands. Read more at Mediatel

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Roundtable discussion: How important is ecommerce to the future of brands?

19th November 2020

In this roundtable, Mediatel Events’ Sam Tidmarsh speaks to four speakers following their sessions at the Future of Brands: Ecommerce. With insights from their roles at eve sleep, Cox & Cox, Heineken and OMG Transact, the ecommerce experts assess the opportunities for brands. Read more at Mediatel

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SmartFreight’s Shipment Visibility

19th November 2020

With Black Friday imminent and Christmas just around the corner, how are you geared up to cope with demand? It is estimated that despite fewer projected buyers, spending is set to increase by upwards of £400m this weekend! Chat to SmartFreight on how you can deliver the fastest, greenest and cheapest routes available across the… Read more »

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2020 Hindsight: Is Your Business Ready for the Black Friday Returns Wave?

12th November 2020

It’s been a few years now since the Black Friday retail craze swept its way across the Atlantic to become an annual tradition in the UK. And if you’re running any kind of retail business, you’ll know exactly how hectic the aftermath can get. The Black Friday discounts bring in a huge wave of sales.… Read more »

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M&S have expanded its scan-and-pay app to all stores in the UK

11th November 2020

Marks & Spencer have expanded its use of a “scan, pay and go” app-based service to all of its’ 573 UK grocery stores. It first trialled the technology in London in March the tech avoids the need to use a till, the retailer said it had “moved quickly” to make it standard as part of… Read more »

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Online retail is set for Black Friday, thanks to UK lockdown

9th November 2020

With Black Friday on the way during lockdown, online retail sales are expected to jump by more than a third during the peak trading period. Online sales are forecasted to grow by between 35 and 45 per cent between 23 and 30 November. Read more at Mobile marketing Magazine   

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SmartFreight’s Podcast Series and the Rise of eCommerce

5th November 2020

The world of eCommerce offers endless possibilities for brands and consumers alike. SmartFreight’s current podcast series explores it in all its glory and shows us how now – more than ever – brands must innovate and explore the online world in order to reach their full capacity. For a sector that accelerated to a point… Read more »

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ReBOUND has just become a climate positive workforce through Ecologi

5th November 2020

ReBOUND has just become a climate positive workforce through Ecologi. so in celebration of the launch of the ReBOUND forest, we’ll plant an additional 250 trees in honour of every retailer who signs up with ReBOUND throughout November. If you sign-up to either our Starter or Professional plan between 1st-30th November, you will offset 5… Read more »

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Humanizing eCommerce with Conversational AI

5th November 2020

AI has the power to help humanize eCommerce, especially in times when distancing is the norm. Here’s how great technology can lead to memorable brand-customer interactions.  The year 2020 has seen the retail industry undergo a dramatic shift. While there has been a steady trend towards online shopping in recent years, the growth of eCommerce… Read more »

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Samsung sees surge in sales from rival Huawei’s ban

30th October 2020

Samsung Electronics has reported record revenues of £45.4bn in its third quarter. The strong revenues were fuelled by a 50% jump in smart phone sales, while profits from microchips rocketed 82%. Read more at BBC

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Marriott hails a ride with Grab to access the platform’s first-party data Hotel giant Marriott have partnered up

29th October 2020

with Singapore-based Grab to integrate its services into the super app’s platform. Marriott will list over 600 of its restaurants across six different South East Asian markets on GrabFood and allow them to pay through GrabPay. Read more at The Drum

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What’s Your 2021 Business Strategy?

22nd October 2020

SmartFreight can be used as an effective tool to plug into your platform for things such as automatic consignment from your shopping cart, as well as seamless invoice reconciliation – just to name a few! We specialise in simplifying the supply chain, especially in the area of integration complemented by our Enterprise level shipping platform.… Read more »

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John Lewis services to deliver growth

16th October 2020

John Lewis is set for a big shake up. The 91-year-old partnership, which includes Waitrose, has seen a slump in profits and has been forced to cancel the staff bonus for the first time since 1953. With more shoppers having moved online during the pandemic, John Lewis is now looking to offer more virtual services… Read more »

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