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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Trump social media firm says it’s raised $1bn

9th December 2021

Donald Trump’s new social media firm says it has entered into agreements to raise $1bn (£755m) from investors ahead of a planned stock market listing. The Trump Media & Technology Group have been working to launch a social media app called Truth Social early next year. It comes as Mr Trump remains banned from Twitter… Read more »

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Jungle Creations have Launched Craft Factory Store

2nd December 2021

Jungle Creations have expanded their reach into commerce, as its crafting and DIY brand Craft Factory have launched their Card Factory Store and it’s new card making kits and soap making kits. Craft Factory produces entertaining and educational crafting and DIY video tutorials across Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok, and has over 15m social followers… Read more »

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Market Shifts: The Future of eCommerce

26th November 2021

Discover the Top 5 trends that were discussed by 12 industry experts, including Greenlight Commerce, BigCommerce and Attraqt on the future of eCommerce. Are you getting your D2C business future-ready? Read more at Greenlight Commerce

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Top 10 tools to optimise basket completion

26th November 2021

Picture this – you’ve nailed driving customers to your site. Your traffic graphs are trending upwards from all the right territories (90% of your traffic is not coming from one IP address in China or India), your ad campaigns are getting a good CTR (click-through-rate), but your conversion rate is stubbornly refusing to follow suit.… Read more »

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Brands Sound Off: How Shoppable Video Will Change the Game for the Post-Pandemic Retail World

26th November 2021

Social commerce combines the persuasive power of social media and e-commerce to deliver immersive shopping experiences. Recent research predicts that, by 2028, the global market size for social commerce will have grown by 28.4% to US$3,370 billion, with China being the current forerunner. Interactive shoppable videos, an important component of social commerce, are those that viewers can click… Read more »

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Why you should really be measuring shopping cart abandonment rates

26th November 2021

We’re all guilty of it, adding countless items to our online shopping basket, getting to checkout and swiftly changing our mind. As a customer, shopping cart abandonment rates aren’t something we probably think about while online shopping, but as a business owner, it’s a lost sale which is incredibly frustrating. The average online cart abandonment… Read more »

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Tell us about your checkout experience and enter the prize draw for an ooni.

26th November 2021

You’ve seen those articles “5 top plugins to optimise your checkout” but they are never based on merchants’ real experiences. Let’s fix that. We’re bringing together real businesses like you to share knowledge of tackling cart abandonment and optimising the checkout journey and learn form experiences of others. We’ll be publishing the findings in early 2022 with an… Read more »

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Today’s trends shaping tomorrow’s tech

8th November 2021

Research and insight from over 4,500 global consumers and 150 ecommerce decision-makers about the innovations shaping the future of the checkout. Optimising the checkout experience is one of the most crucial parts of the job as a retailer, but with ever-changing customer demands and rising expectations, it can be hard to see which way the… Read more »

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Brits Dreaming of a normal Christmas? Festive shopping has started early

8th November 2021

Consumer confidence is returning in the run up to  Christmas, which could prompt people to start shopping sooner and spend more this festive season. According to new research. A quarter of Brits that celebrate Christmas say they will have started thinking about Christmas shopping before the end of August. That’s according to a new report… Read more »

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Brands Sound Off: How Shoppable Video Will Change the Game for the Post-Pandemic Retail World

8th November 2021

Social commerce combines the persuasive power of social media and e-commerce to deliver immersive shopping experiences. Recent research predicts that, by 2028, the global market size for social commerce will have grown by 28.4% to US$3,370 billion, with China being the current forerunner. Interactive shoppable videos, an important component of social commerce, are those that viewers can click… Read more »

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Location data collection firm admits to data privacy breach

29th October 2021

A British firm which sells people’s location data has admitted that some of its information was gained without seeking permission from users. Huq uses location data from apps on people’s phones, and sells it on to clients, which include dozens of English and Scottish city councils, in two cases, its app partners had not asked… Read more »

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Tesco opens checkout-free London store

19th October 2021

Tesco have opened their first checkout-free store in High Holborn in central London. The store will enable customers to shop and pay without scanning a product or using a checkout, using technology from retail tech firm, Trigo. The rollout of the GetGo technology to Tesco Express High Holborn follows a successful trial at Tesco’s colleague… Read more »

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