IS COMMUNITY COMMERCE THE KEY TO OUTSTANDING RETAIL?

21st November 2019

First, to the question, how important is it for a retailer to build a community of its own, I would answer, primordial. In a land of plenty, it is important to be able to rely on a population of people who will stick around because your brand has become, to a certain amount, an extension… Read more »

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Podcast: Why your address has nothing to do with getting your parcels delivered

12th September 2019

Podcast: Why your address has nothing to do with getting your parcels delivered. A retailers guide with Paul Yewman of PostTag and Ben Nowlan from OmniCX and The Retail Rebels Did you know 45% of addresses in the UK are a football field away from where they actually are? In this episode we discuss: Delivery… Read more »

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Benchmarketing 2.0: Strategic KPIs that make an impact

12th September 2019

Benchmarketing.io is the next generation of benchmarking tools. It is a new kind of benchmarking tool meant for strategic ecommerce marketers, NOT only channel managers. Unlike other benchmarking tools that only give you access to operational and channel-specific KPIs, our tool gives you access to the strategic KPIs that make an immediate impact on your… Read more »

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Tills reinstalled in Sainsbury’s till-free store

10th September 2019

At the till free Holborn Sainsbury’s.Store the tills have been reinstalled in the experimental till-less shop which had been totally refurbished to remove the entire checkout area, freeing up shop assistants to help customers on the shop floor. Customers had to scan their groceries using Sainsbury’s Pay & Go app, paying for them as they… Read more »

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Do direct messages to recent customers boosts loyalty

10th September 2019

Communicating directly with customers once they have made a purchase during the shipping and returns period can greatly improve the chance of repurchase rates for online retailers, as new research from parcelLab shows. Most online retailers leave post-purchase communication to their courier company with only 11 of Britain’s 100 largest online retailers contacting their shoppers… Read more »

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Podcast: Email marketing in retail – and not how you know it

29th August 2019

It’s hard to stop our summer BBQ panellists from starting another retail debate. Ben Nowlan from OmniCX & The Retail Rebels has released a new episode. This week he catches up with Suz Chaplin of ESBconnect discussing the power of email marketing with retailers, covering customer acquisition, how to build a large CRM AND how to… Read more »

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Greendeck : AMAZON PRIME DAY 2019

29th August 2019

This year’s Prime Day certainly lived up to the hype. Here is a look into Amazon’s strategy, the growth of Prime, and top performing categories and products across UK. Read more at Greendeck  

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How to Improve the UX of your E-commerce Store and Maximise Profits BFCM Weekend 2019

27th August 2019

On the busiest shopping weekend of the year, delivering and outstanding UX will attract customers from all over the world and boost your sales. Tis handy article will show you how, The holiday season is fast approaching and during this time, the competition is fierce for e-commerce merchants. How are you planning to get ahead… Read more »

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Pandora overhauls ecommerce sites

21st August 2019

The Danish jeweller Pandora is set to overhaul its websites and boost its marketing efforts after reporting low financial results in its second quarter. Overall revenues were down 4% in the second quarter, the brand’s ecommerce stores saw growth of 20%, reaching €72 million. They are gearing up for a number of major initiatives, starting… Read more »

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Klevu: A Robust Search Solution with Enterprise Level Support & Resilience

20th August 2019

There’s a wide range of search solutions on the market, but there’s only one which truly caters for enterprise level merchants… There’s a growing number of personalized on-site search solutions available on the market today. Many implement search enrichment techniques by utilizing Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing. But, only a small portion of these… Read more »

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Disney meets Target with ‘shop-in-shop’ store experience

20th August 2019

Disney have plans to expand its physical store footprint further by joining up with US retailer Target to offer a ‘shop-in-shop’ store experience within 25 outlets. Launching on October 4, the experiential retail and merchandising tie-up will be augmented by a Disney digital experience with a further 40 Target stores set to join the programme… Read more »

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A Shopify study shows the power of abandoned cart recovery texts

15th August 2019

Shopify have released the results of a study from between June & July 2019 into the effectiveness of abandoned cart text messages. It found the tactic works equally well both for companies with over 1,000 sales a month and those with less than 100. One client completed 792 extra sales within 30 days. They started… Read more »

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How to Nail Your Marketing Strategy: Christmas & New Year Edition

15th August 2019

We’ve compiled the most effective marketing techniques for Christmas and New Year, to help you stand out this festive season.  If you manage or market an enterprise-level brand, it’s likely you’ve experienced the huge rush in sales during the Christmas and New Year season and understand that it’s the most profitable time of year …… Read more »

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