BBC Together launch lets friends watch programmes together when apart

19th May 2020

BBC has launched an experimental platform called BBC Together which lets people watch the same programme at different locations simultaneously. It works along the same lines as Netflix Party, and the service from Houseparty that enables friends to watch programmes together even if they’re apart. Read more at Mobile Marketing Magazine

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The 4 pillars of a great direct-to-consumer strategy

4th December 2019

Direct-to-consumer is the new retail disruption. In our age of extreme immediacy in which every imaginable product is available with the click of a button, it’s no surprise that direct-to-consumer brands are skyrocketing in popularity.  Nowadays, along with low-price consumer packaged goods (CPG), you can order entire coordinated outfits from Frank and Oak, meals in… Read more »

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PicWicToys launches mobile self-checkout with MishiPay

28th November 2019

PicWic is set to launch a mobile self-checkout solution in its stores, letting customers use their smartphones to pay for items without having to visit a physical checkout. The French toy retailer has teamed up with MishPay to bring the technology to its customers. Read more at Mobile Marketing Magazine  

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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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LoyaltyLion’s BFCM 2019 Loyalty Pack

21st November 2019

With Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM) just around the corner, now is the perfect time to check out LoyaltyLion’s BFCM 2019 loyalty pack. Research showed that 80% of customers are just as likely, or more likely, to return to stores they know and love during BFCM. Bursting with insight and created using LoyaltyLion’s original research,… Read more »

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Space NK picks Adyen to help support international growth

21st November 2019

Payments provider brought on to deliver borderless ecommerce. Space NK London Apothecary has partnered with Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, to help the specialist, multi-brand, British beauty retailer enhance its ecommerce payment offering as the business expands internationally. Contact Adyen to find out more

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How chatbots can help businesses handle top holiday shopping questions

21st November 2019

During BFCM support teams struggle to service all customers but chatbots can be a game changer by delivering VIP service at scale. When you combine the mania of holiday shopping with the surge of online traffic from all the people hunting for deals, the result is a flood of questions for your customer support team.… Read more »

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Sign up for a FREE website audit – for B2C and B2B merchants.

21st November 2019

Receive a comprehensive audit of your eCommerce website’s UX, Google Analytics, site speed and site security from one of the UK’s longest-standing Magento Solution Partners with over 20 years of eCommerce experience. Find out more at Screen Page here

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New Omnichannel Offers and Promotions Management Platform with Mobivity Holding and Subway

13th November 2019

Mobivity Holdings who operate the customer personalisation platform, Recurrency, have now launched their Omnichannel Offers and Promotions Management Platform. This feature will enable brands to create unique 1:1 codes that can be attached to a text message offer, receipt-printed promotion, or existing marketing channels external to Recurrency. This enables brands to ‘turn and burn’ codes… Read more »

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Retail renaissance get your free executive briefing

7th November 2019

Discover how conversational AI is redefining the customer experience. Download at Heyday

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5 ways live chat is redefining the Ecommerce Playbook

7th November 2019

Get your free executive briefing, Leveraging AI-powered chat to boost personalisation and sales. Download at Heyday 

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Magento Essentials: What you need to Produce Engaging Content at Scale

7th November 2019

Magento Essentials: What you need to Produce Engaging Content at Scale More than ever, brands need to deliver engaging content experiences on their sites. However, hardcoding content like campaign pages is inefficient and hard to scale, so brands need to implement new processes and technology if they want to succeed in today’s market. Join Pete… Read more »

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Singles day could see UK sales reach £1.3bn

6th November 2019

Many of us Brits have never even heard of Singles’ Day, the shopping event which takes place on 11th November with predicted £1.3bn in UK sales alone, according to a new report. The Shopping for Christmas 2019 report, commissioned by VoucherCodes.co.uk and carried out by the Centre for Retail Research (CRR), has shown that the… Read more »

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