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Only 50% of retailers in the UK have a digital strategy despite consumer demand

Only 50% of retailers in the UK have a digital strategy despite consumer demand

Almost half (46 percent) of British consumers believe Augmented Reality (AR) will positively impact retail, with Virtual Reality (VR) close behind (22 percent), yet only 50 percent of retailers have a digital strategy to implement these technologies according to Fujitsu's Tech in a Transforming Britain Report.

Common mistakes retailers make on their e-commerce platforms

Common mistakes retailers make on their e-commerce platforms

By David Lindores, Technical Director, Eureka Solutions.

The recent festive period saw shoppers spend huge amounts, with consumers already spending an average of £220 each in online January sales alone.

NMI unveils redesigned merchant Interface for its payments enablement platform

NMI unveils redesigned merchant Interface for its payments enablement platform

NMI has launched its new merchant interface for its payments enablement platform that provides independent sales organisations (ISOs), value-added resellers (VARs), independent software vendors (ISVs) and payment facilitators with a modernised payment gateway platform for their merchant customers.

Ivanti accelerates migration to the Android-powered supply chain

Ivanti accelerates migration to the Android-powered supply chain

Ivanti is accelerating migration to the Android-powered supply chain with the introduction of Velocity 2.0, powered by Wavelink.

Retailers make technology key focus for customer experience improvements in 2018

Retailers make technology key focus for customer experience improvements in 2018

More than half (53%) of retailers will focus on using technology to improve the shopping experience in 2018. This top priority was identified in research commissioned by Zynstra, the software provider of intelligent edge infrastructure, purpose built for the retail store.

Over a quarter of consumers find Christmas shopping online as stressful as purchasing in-store

Over a quarter of consumers find Christmas shopping online as stressful as purchasing in-store

More than a quarter (27%) of Christmas shoppers find buying presents online just as stressful as going in-store.

Retailers break down silos to deliver the omnichannel experience

Retailers break down silos to deliver the omnichannel experience

By Tridip Saha, vice president and head of Europe for Sonata Software.

There will always be customers who buy the latest product from a brand as it becomes available, whether it is the latest political thriller, smartphone or sports shoe. Equally, there are customers who do their research and know precisely what they want to buy, down to the model number.

What’s the big deal? Consumers are price conscious all year round

What’s the big deal? Consumers are price conscious all year round

By Samuel Dean, CEO and founder, Pricesearcher.

Black Friday is almost upon us again, and it's that time of year when consumers expect to bag a bargain ahead of the busy Christmas shopping period.

Retail 2.0: Is there a comeback on the cards for bricks and mortar stores?

Retail 2.0: Is there a comeback on the cards for bricks and mortar stores?

By Danny Molhoek, Managing Director & Country General Manager of Lexmark UK and Ireland.

Half of online shoppers abandon a purchase if they can’t get the delivery choices they want, according to new research

Half of online shoppers abandon a purchase if they can’t get the delivery choices they want, according to new research

Retailers and brands cannot afford to become complacent about the strategic role that delivery plays in their eCommerce strategies according to new research.

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