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99% of UK’s top 100 fashion retailers stop marketing to their customers as soon as they have made an online purchase

99% of UK’s top 100 fashion retailers stop marketing to their customers as soon as they have made an online purchase

99% of the UK’s top 100 fashion retailers are failing to provide customers with a personalised post-checkout experience by neglecting to send tailored shipping communications to their customer, meaning the majority are missing out on a vital marketing channel, according to parcelLab’s ‘UK E-Commerce Shipping Study 2020: Fashion Edition’.

CommerceHub survey uncovers expanding product range is a top priority for UK retailers

CommerceHub survey uncovers expanding product range is a top priority for UK retailers

CommerceHub presented key research findings at The Internet Retailing Conference on 10 October 2019 from its survey of 200 online retail decision makers and workers, uncovering their current mindset around using drop ship or marketplace models to cost-effectively expand product range.

How 5G will revolutionise retail payments

How 5G will revolutionise retail payments

By Steve Villegas, FinTech and Partnerships Leader, PPRO. 

Retail has increasingly become a mobile function to meet the needs of a constantly on-the-go consumer base, especially with the rise in popularity of mobile E- wallets. The introduction of 5G will only enhance innovations in retail technology and in turn, benefit the consumer.

Consumers still economic bright spot but Europe can’t avoid effects of global trade tensions, says Stenn

Consumers still economic bright spot but Europe can’t avoid effects of global trade tensions, says Stenn

Dr. Kerstin Braun, President of Stenn Group, an international provider of trade finance headquartered in the UK, comments on the Eurostat retail trade figures and drop in Asian markets/FTSE 100: 

Sensormatic Solutions predicts the busiest UK peak trading shopping days with its ShopperTrak traffic data analytics

Sensormatic Solutions predicts the busiest UK peak trading shopping days with its ShopperTrak traffic data analytics

Johnson Controls has announced that Sensormatic Solutions, its global retail solutions portfolio, has released the annual ShopperTrak predictions of the top five busiest UK shopper traffic days for peak trading 2019.

32% of online retailers are not ready for the Golden Quarter

32% of online retailers are not ready for the Golden Quarter

The Golden Sales Quarter (October - December) for retailers is fast approaching, but many retail businesses are not fully prepared for the accompanying onset of increased website traffic this usually brings, according to new research.

3 Ways suppliers can get their voice heard

3 Ways suppliers can get their voice heard

Ian Hall, COO, Atheon Analytics, outlines three key steps that will help suppliers of all sizes be heard in front of retailers.

Google research finds rising customer expectations of online retail

Google research finds rising customer expectations of online retail

Google and Kantar have unveiled research into customer experience across online retailers, analysing 33,500 online shoppers across 17 countries (2,000 UK consumers). The research demonstrates the need for retailers to innovate and improve experience at an ever-increasing rate, as it shows overall experience improving while satisfaction plateaus.

Salesforce launches Consumer Goods Cloud

Salesforce launches Consumer Goods Cloud

Salesforce has introduced Consumer Goods Cloud, a new industry product that enables consumer goods companies to drive revenue growth and maximise ROI through improved retail execution capabilities.

Compact for convenience - the G40, Checkpoint Systems newest space-saving EAS antenna

Compact for convenience - the G40, Checkpoint Systems newest space-saving EAS antenna

Checkpoint Systems has launched the G40, a small footprint acrylic antenna specifically designed to tackle theft in convenience stores.

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