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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Poundworld returns to ecommerce after scrapping initial plans

20th April 2015

Poundworld has launched an ecommerce site as it aims to drive European sales, eight months after it scrapped initial plans for an online operation.

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Ecommerce Club lunch: Tribal behaviour makes localisation a must

16th April 2015

It’s an old saw that you never get a second chance to make a first impression, but given the increasing variety of online opportunities, every brand has got to make the most of that chance. And if a brand is planning international expansion, that chance can be the difference between success and failure.

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Chanel leads the way with digital pop-up store

14th April 2015

The importance of the pop-up store is rolling out into the digital space, with news that from April 15th Chanel will be launching a pop-up digital store on Net-a-Porter.com, making the brands products available online for the first time

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Realising a global audience: exploring the trends, challenges and technologies for international expansion

14th April 2015

The world is getting smaller with internet penetration reaching 35 per cent globally and 2 billion social media users around the world. This is causing international barriers to break down more and more every year, presenting new opportunities for businesses to expand into untapped markets across the globe.

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