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UK retailers to regain £7.23 million each year by going cashless

UK retailers to regain £7.23 million each year by going cashless

Analysing the annual revenue of the UK retailers with the fastest profit growth reveals a total potential recovery of £7.232 million each year as a result of refusing cash payments.

Google/Looker Competition and Markets Authority enquiry:rival data CEO says Google deal `fair enough and makes perfect sense`

Google/Looker Competition and Markets Authority enquiry:rival data CEO says Google deal `fair enough and makes perfect sense`

The decision by the Competition and Markets Authority to consider an investigation of the acquisition of Lookers by Google, was announced yesterday.

OnBuy forecasts huge sales jump through new Boost service

OnBuy forecasts huge sales jump through new Boost service

OnBuy has launched a new service called Boost. Launched in time to give OnBuy sellers maximum benefits ahead of the seasonal traffic peak, Boost is designed to help sellers gain more exposure and improve the visibility, rank and placement of their listings on and off OnBuy.

Returns to increase because of social media shopping

Returns to increase because of social media shopping

Growing social media commerce will cause one-in-five online shoppers to return more items, according to new research from international logistics company Advanced Supply Chain Group.

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.

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