At the Ecommerce Club Dublin Working Lunch on 26th April: Multichannel, Omnichannel and Marketplaces we learned a great deal about how social is becoming the new ecommerce boundary and its impact on omnichannel and marketplaces in particular.
John Lewis is adopting new technology to manage its supply chain for omnichannel retailing.
In an example of the blending off and online experience, Alibaba is leading a bid to take a department store chain private. Alibaba has but in a bid of $2.6 billion for mall operator InTime as the Chinese ecommerce giant looks to expand onto the high street. Control of Intime will also allow the ecommerce… Read more »
It’s the start of the New Year and I have decided on a new strategy, a strategy that will hopefully give my business more visibility, credibility and a name in the marketplace.
The Glasgow-based fast fashion retailer, which has opened 40 outlets in the last year, reported revenues of £87.4 million in the year to March 31 2016, up from £78.2 million at the same time last year.
Carpetright has set out how it is making the customer experience more convenient across sales channels as it looks to cater for the needs of shoppers who want to research online before visiting a store to see the product for themselves.
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.
The company reported an increase in revenues and profit, although a warning from the chief executive about the impact of weak pound and difficult trading means there is a lot of work to do.
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.
Mothercare has launched two new consumer websites, built in partnership with Astound Commerce.
Debenhams reports that its investment in improving its multichannel service through a mobile-first strategy has helped it to grow online sales by 9.3 per cent in its latest financial year. The retailer has brought the management of store and online operations together under retail director Ross Clemmow, as it looks to deliver a seamless shopping experience to customers.
Holland & Barrett has rolled out its order in-store offer across its 700 UK stores following a successful trial across 22 stores in the North.