Twinning with your digital twin

13th June 2022

We have all been told that we have a doppelganger a stranger a friend passed on the street who they say bore an uncanny resemblance to you. But if you could create your very own twin, an exact copy of yourself, one that lived a purely digital life, would you?  We are living in an… Read more »

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Small business still missing social media boost

6th May 2015

Nearly half of small businesses in the US do not actively use social media, and 25 percent claim that they are unlikely to use social media in the future, according to a survey conducted by research firm Clutch.

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Amazon doubles free delivery threshold

6th May 2015

Amazon has doubled the money that customers must spend to have their items delivered for free, requiring them to spend £20 to qualify for “super saver delivery”. In 2013 Amazon introduced the minimum spend of £10, and the doubled price seems to have begun this week. If orders are below £20, customers must pay for… Read more »

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Building ecommerce with local knowledge

30th April 2015

As the ecommerce market grows, and cross-border sales and international expansion become part of many business operations, understanding the importance of domestic celebrations can make a real impact on your business.

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Grocery: the ultimate for connected consumers?

30th April 2015

Global grocery shoppers want a blend of digital and physical to help with their purchase decisions, according to new research from Nielsen.

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Mobile ecommerce leads the way in the UK

30th April 2015

According to the latest information in Adven’s Mobile Payments Index mobile ecommerce is on the up again, with the UK leading the way – 44.4 per cent of online payments in the UK during Q1 2015 were made using a mobile device, and two thirds of these were made using a smartphone.

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Style.com to be Condé Nast ecommerce platform

27th April 2015

STYLE.COM is become the home of Condé Nast’s new ecommerce business, according to Charles Townsend, CEO of Condé Nast, and Jonathan Newhouse, chairman and chief executive of Condé Nast International, losing its news and style content.

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Profitability remains a challenge for omnichannel

25th April 2015

A new JDA study reveals an enormous amount of money, energy and time retailers and consumer goods manufacturers are spending to improve their omnichannel sales capabilities, but only 16 per cent can fulfil demand profitably.

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Digital and mobile push UK ad growth up 5.8 per cent

24th April 2015

In 2014, UK ad spend hit its highest rate since 2010 as it increased by 5.8per cent to £18.6bn, according to a report released by the Advertising Association and Warcs.

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Entrepreneurs and ecommerce

22nd April 2015

Ecommerce sales already make up nearly 10 per cent of US retail sales, a trend which is expected to accelerate. What happens in the US tends to follow around the world so if you’re planning on building an ecommerce business, now is the time to start.

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Global Ecommerce Summit Barcelona

21st April 2015

The Global E-commerce Summit is the one and only truly global summit on online retailing. During three days, leading e-commerce experts, global brands and e-retailers from all over the world will be gathering under one roof. Industry leaders will be sharing their experiences and insights with delegates from more than 40 different countries! New this… Read more »

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Retail Fraud Show, London 23rd April

21st April 2015

In the real world, offline fraud fuels online and vice versa. In the real world, successful Loss Prevention solutions don’t rely on any one department, but on inter-departmental collaborations. Shrink reduction is not just about technical solutions. In the real world it is about cultural issues too… In the real world, being able to exchange… Read more »

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Brands get new direct channel in Twitter DM

21st April 2015

Twitter has launched another salvo in the direct messaging wars, announcing that from 20th April brands, and individuals, will be able to direct message anyone on the network.

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