The future of the digital checkout: Today’s trends shaping tomorrow’s tech

7th October 2021

Research from over 4,500 global consumers and 150 eCommerce decision-makers to bring you the latest insight into innovations and trends shaping the future of the digital checkout. Optimising the checkout experience is one of the most crucial parts of the job as a retailer, but with ever-changing customer demands and rising expectations, it can be… Read more »

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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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Cross border ecommerce on the up

13th April 2015

The Office for National Statistics has pointed out a growing numbers of UK shoppers purchasing from the EU, with the proportion of UK adults buying from sellers from other EU countries is estimated to have increased from 12 per cent in 2008 to 23 per cent in 2014.

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UK brands still lagging on mobile optimisation

4th April 2015

According to the latest research from the Internet Advertising Bureau UK (IAB), 10 per cent of the UK’s top brands are still running mobile display advertising across non-optimised sites.

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Yoox and Net-a-Porter merge to create the world’s largest fashion site

3rd April 2015

In a year that’s seen e-commerce upstarts like V-Files bring young designers to the forefront, and Farfetch become a rare fashion retail ‘unicorn’ after being valued at $1 billion, commentators have been waiting for a shake up amongst the industry’s biggest players. That shake-up came when Richemont SA confirmed it will merge Net-a-Porter with Italian rival Yoox SpA.

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Get the lowdown on high fashion at the London Summit

2nd April 2015

Discover the most disruptive technologies from around the world impacting fashion today at Decoded Fashion’s London Summit. On May 20-21, 2015, supercharge your strategy with the newest ideas in ecommerce, in-store, mobile, wearables & social. Hear from the industry’s innovators including: Amazon Fashion EU, John Lewis, Google, TOPSHOP, Harvey Nichols and more. Reserve your spot today with code MixingDigital10 for a 10% savings!

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UK digital ad spend overtakes all other media combined

27th March 2015

The UK will reach a major milestone this year, as it is set to become the first country in the world where digital media will take a 50 per cent share of the over £16.2 billion spent on advertising overall, according to eMarketer’s latest media ad spending forecast.

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Curry’s leads the UK pack in digital promotions strategy

26th March 2015

Currys employ the best digital promotions strategy among the UK’s top 20 online retailers, closely followed by Thomas Cook and Boots, according to a new report from RapidCampaign.

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Ecommerce Interaction: A Single Customer View

18th March 2015

The Ecommerce Club is holding its first seminar for brands on 28th April, exploring the Single Customer View and how it can improve your ecommerce service.

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Will the Snapchat deal see Alibaba integrate ecommerce into messaging?

18th March 2015

China’s leading ecommerce platform, Alibaba, is understood to have invested $200m (out of a funding round of $500m) for a stake in Snapchat. There are a number of things this deal could herald, both for Snapchat and for Alibaba.

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