Inside sales development manager

Calling all inside salespeople! We have an exciting opportunity working with a young, innovative and exciting consultancy which assists retailers on a number of issues e.g. their product strategy, their go to market strategy and their technology strategy. Due to their experience they are able to utilise contacts within the retail sector, they are able to help startups secure funding for their projects. An increasingly important pillar of their service hinges on helping customers with their sales and business development strategy. Working in a team environment, the Inside Sales Development Manager (ISDM) is an inside sales position based in London, responsible for achieving sales and revenue goals by developing, building, and strengthening long-term relationships on behalf of our customers. The right candidate will be able to understand and effectively deliver our customers’ value proposition to their target audience. Ability to be able to work on a multiple number of campaigns/projects is absolutely vital. Responsibilities: • Work closely with management and peers to develop a go-to market strategy including direct sales, channel sales, direct and in- direct marketing for their customers. • Develop strong knowledge of leading industry trends in eCommerce through on-going ...

June 23rd, 2017|

E-commerce Business Analyst

My client, a leading global technology company are seeking a E-commerce Business Analyst. The E-commerce Business Analyst will work with their client who are in the retail space to help drive the delivery of E-commerce Integration projects as part of a wider remit. As an E-commerce Business Analyst you will be familiar with platform technology (Hybris, IBM WebSphere Commerce and Demandware) and have delivered key projects for licence buyer's investing in software. · E-commerce experience is essential · 3+ years as a business analyst or equivalent like a Product Owner/Product manager. · Experience working with functional requirements and leading requirements gathering sessions. · Experience with Agile software development methodology, including user story creation. · Polished presentation skills. · Exceptional listening, written and verbal communication skills. · Open to travel internationally and to work on client site if required. · Educated to bachelor degree level within a relevant degree subject matter or of graduate calibre. This is an excellent opportunity to join a renowned digital business ...

June 23rd, 2017|

Danish retailer trials mobile lock-screen payments

The Dansk Supermarket Group is trialling a new biometric app feature which allows shoppers to make payments directly from the lock-screen of their mobile devices. Nordic payments provider Nets has updated its Dankort mobile app with new functionalities, which allow iPhone users to make payments from their lock-screen and validate purchases over DKK 200 (£24) simply by using Touch ID.

June 23rd, 2017|

Shoppers ‘trust data science to provide fair prices’

The majority of shoppers trust data science more than the retailer to provide fair prices, a new study has found. The research from retail software outfit, which surveyed consumers from the US, UK, France, Germany and Brazil, found that 78 per cent of shoppers think it is fair to use data science to increase and decrease prices as long as they are presented with prices they’re willing to pay.

June 23rd, 2017|

Carpetright implements Microsoft cloud platform

Home flooring retailer Carpetright has selected a Microsoft cloud platform in order to “transform the efficiency of its end to end product journey�. Carpetright will implement Microsoft Dynamics 365 across its more than 420 store estate in the UK. The move comes as the retailer looks to transform its digital operations, enhance operational efficiency, and deliver “cutting-edge� customer service in line with its modernisation programme.

June 23rd, 2017|

Robert Goddard transforms retail operations

Independent fashion retailer Robert Goddard has signed an agreement with Eurostop to expand its business operations and optimise its warehouse efficiencies. The Eurostop retail management solution has delivered warehouse efficiency gains that have enab...

June 23rd, 2017|

Tesco transformation strategy simplifies customer service – with the loss of 1,100 jobs

Tesco this week announced moves to simplify its customer service operations. It is to bring them together into one single expanded contact centre operation in Dundee, where 250 extra staff will be taken on, while closing its Cardiff centre with the loss of 1,100 jobs from next February. The decision (more…)

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June 23rd, 2017|

INTERVIEW Andreas Antrup of Zalando on the value of innovation

In the run up to this year’s InternetRetailing Summit in Berlin we’re speaking to senior retailers who are taking part. Today we hear from Andreas Antrup, vice president, data and advertising at Zalando . InternetRetailing: At the InternetRetailing Summit you’re going to be talking about the value of innovation. Tell (more…)

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June 23rd, 2017|

GUEST COMMENT Do brands need to become retailers to survive?

Although there has long been a traditional, symbiotic relationship between brands and the retailers that stock them, it has not always been an easy journey. In recent years, the question of how a brand should sell its products to consumers has been complicated by the growing ease and power of (more…)

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June 23rd, 2017|