Category: Blog

Podcasts set to boost Spotify profits

Spotify have published their financial results, for the last quarter of 2019, as they look to expand beyond music to boost profits by royalty payments. The music streaming service ended 2019 with 271 million monthly active users with 124 million of those active users being premium subscribers. The streaming service talked up its podcasts push,… Read more »

Amazon shares soar for Q4 results

Amazon shares have risen by 10 per cent in after-hours trading yesterday as the company posted Q4 profits of $3.3bn (£2.5bn) this is a 10 per cent year-on-year increase. Their CEO Jeff Bezos revealed that more people joined Amazon’s Prime service in Q4 than ever before, and that the company now had over 150m paying… Read more »

D2C: The Cost of Missing Metrics

Successful eCommerce projects begin with good planning and communication including clear measurements. Latest research shows basic KPIs are required, and these are not just revenue, customer retention and website traffic.  Find out more from the latest report “Direct-to-Consumer eCommerce: Cost of Missing Metrics” by Greenlight Commerce and BigCommerce. Access report now

How to avoid the perils of a poor Click and Collect experience

A battle plan to help you maximise the return on your Click and Collect program. Up to 75% of consumers who collect an order in-store will buy another item. But only if they have a good experience. Unfortunately, almost 20% of consumers experience problems when ordering online and picking up at the store. How can… Read more »

Retail lessons from China:

Discover how to sell effectively to Chinese consumers in the UK Chinese shoppers represent a huge opportunity for UK retailers. But what do they expect from a shopping experience? To learn more, Adyen teamed up with Emerging Communications and Global Blue. We toured shopping hot-spots in China, hosted consumer focus groups, and spoke to social media… Read more »

SEKO Logistics Stays on the Acquisition Trail with the Purchase of Forwarding and Cross-Border Ecommerce Specialists, Air-City, INC

SEKO Logistics has completed its largest-ever acquisition with the purchase of New York-based freight forwarder and cross-border ecommerce experts, Air-City, Inc.  Similar to the purchase of GoodShip International Inc., which added depth and expertise to SEKO’s corporate gateway operation in Chicago, Air-City will immediately add additional resources and growth to SEKO’s key New York region.… Read more »

Shell launches partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ for an in-vehicle commerce platform

Shell Oil Company have announced that Shell locations across the U.S will now accept gas payments made through Uconnect Market, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) new in-vehicle commerce platform. With Uconnect Market, customers will be able to use their in-vehicle touchscreens to find the nearest Shell station, receive directions and complete their gas purchase without using… Read more »

Migrating from Magento 1

FREE white paper: Migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2 Download our free white paper: Magento 2 has come a long way since it launched in 2015 and with support ending in June 2020, how are you preparing to migrate? We have made a comprehensive and updated guide on the best way to manage this… Read more »

China is closer than you think!

There has never been a better time to sell to Chinese consumers in the UK. The number of Chinese tourists, students and expats are expected to increase to record numbers this year. With their high spending power and love of UK brands, they represent a huge opportunity for retailers. But, despite the enormous potential, British… Read more »

12 ecommerce trends that will power ecommerce growth in 2020

2019 saw an 18% increase in online spending, with consumers spending $3.46 trillion dollars across the year. This rate of online spending shows no signs of slowing down in 2020, therefore merchants need to be looking for new ways to drive growth and build customer lifetime value. The 2020 Trends Ebook brings together 12 ecommerce… Read more »

Greenlight 2020 Predictions Magazine

Start your year right with Greenlight’s 2020 Predictions Magazine with articles on all thing’s digital commerce from 30 experts. Download your copy now. Read more at Greenlight