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