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86 percent of UK retailers haven’t completed supply chain digitisation

86 percent of UK retailers haven’t completed supply chain digitisation

According to new research released from Gravity Supply Chain Solutions, 86 percent of UK retailers haven’t completed the digitisation processes (using a cloud based platform with real time visibility, and automation capabilities) required to give them full control of their supply chain.

RetailEXPO 2019: Visitor registration now open

RetailEXPO 2019: Visitor registration now open

RetailEXPO, which unifies three leading retail shows - RBTE, RDSE and RDE - into an exciting new single show event that mirrors the transformation within the retail industry, is now open for 2019 visitor registration.

Research shows that retailers have five days to crack the sale, before risk of losing the customer rapidly increases

Research shows that retailers have five days to crack the sale, before risk of losing the customer rapidly increases

New research by retail technology expert Conversity has revealed that just under half (43 per cent) of shoppers researching complex purchases such as mobile phones, laptops or broadband packages make a buying decision within five days.

Fashion shoppers 44% more likely to make a purchase from Woodhouse Clothing thanks to new AI-powered personalisation

Fashion shoppers 44% more likely to make a purchase from Woodhouse Clothing thanks to new AI-powered personalisation

The introduction of AI-based personalisation means shoppers who visit men’s online fashion retailer, Woodhouse Clothing, are now 44% more likely to make a purchase. The new technology, which works across both mobile and desktop, is also helping to increase the retailer’s average order value, which is up 7%.

Decline in online customer experience will leave UK retailers struggling to compete in 2019, report warns

Decline in online customer experience will leave UK retailers struggling to compete in 2019, report warns

The UK’s top e-retailers are seriously jeopardising sales by not prioritising on-site customer experience, according to an industry index report.

Consumers show preferences for purchases made in-store, survey reveals

Consumers show preferences for purchases made in-store, survey reveals

More than 70 percent of consumers prefer to shop for consumer goods either in-store or online from retailers with a physical presence, as opposed to 29 percent who shop primarily online, according to survey results announced by DXC Technology and published in an IDC InfoBrief.

Retailers moved from AI hype to reality in 2018, but are yet to seize opportunities across functions

Retailers moved from AI hype to reality in 2018, but are yet to seize opportunities across functions

A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has dispelled some of the mystique around AI’s value to retail businesses and revealed a path to tangible growth opportunities.

Customers demand even faster service, anywhere, at any time

Customers demand even faster service, anywhere, at any time

By Konstantin Selgitski, Chief Marketing Officer, Dzinga.

By 2028, around 70-80% of online purchases will be made using mobile devices according to recent predictions. Alongside this shift in purchasing behaviour, Forrester Research has also highlighted that customers are now demanding even faster service, anywhere, at any time.

DataArt Retail & Distribution technology trends for 2019

DataArt Retail & Distribution technology trends for 2019

DataArt, a global technology consultancy, predicts that retailers in 2019 will continue to concentrate efforts around digital transformation. The trend is driven by the never-ending ‘hunt’ for the loyal consumer while maintaining the current customer base. Today’s consumers have a multitude of options to choose from and change behavior and shopping habits swiftly, from in-store to mobile.

New solution to furnish Dreams with enhanced omnichannel capabilities

New solution to furnish Dreams with enhanced omnichannel capabilities

Dreams, the specialist bed retailer, will revolutionise its omnichannel capabilities and digitally transform its store estate, thanks to the implementation of a new solution, delivered by commerce transformation specialists, Envoy Digital, part of the KPS Group.

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