Tag: ecommerce

Customer First in 2017: moving from mobile to AI

In December, the Ecommerce Club held a wine and cheese tasting event at Clerkenwell London. While the drinks were delicious and the conversation fun, what stood out was Visualsoft’s insight into the evolution of the ecommerce environment, with mobile and the impact of AI (artificial intelligence) and other innovations.

Missguided reports sales up following multichannel investment

Fast fashion retailer Missguided has reported sales of £117 million in its latest financial year, 34 per cent up on the same time last year, following a multichannel strategy of building global awareness and expanding its physical presence in stores.

Online retail hits £1.23bn on Black Friday: IMRG

IMRG, supported by SimilarWeb data, estimates that total spend on online retail sites on Black Friday 2016 was £1.23bn, a 12.2 per cent increase on the £1.1bn spent on the same day in 2015 but almost a quarter lower than its original forecast growth of 16 per cen

Project Intu to bring Watson AI into everyday objects

IBM recently released Project Intu, a software development platform that enables people to bring the Watson AI system into computer applications and even robotics. IBM’s goal for Project Intu is to make it easier for designers and developers to connect their projects to the Watson IoT Platform. IBM hopes to use the massive amounts of… Read more »

John Lewis formalises Clipper Logistics venture

The importance of appropriate logistics for delivery in a multichannel environment was underscored this week as John Lewis formalised a partnership with Clipper Logistics on a joint venture to provide click and collect services to online retailers.