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GUEST OPINION How a phone camera can predict your customer’s next purchase

The rise of the smartphone has reshaped retail, but we ain’t seen nothing yet: tapping into all the things a phone can do is the next step in the development of retail, both online and in the High Street. Ofri Ben Porat, CEO, Pixoneye explains The retail industry has undergone significant (more…)

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May 26th, 2017|

Majority of UK retailers now take Apple Pay over £30, giving m-payments the edge over contactless cards

Jennifer Bailey, head of Apple’s payments business, has announced that more than half of contactless payment terminals in the UK will now accept Apple Pay transactions of more than £30 – taking Apple Pay into the territory not serviced by contactless cards and boosting m-payments. Retailers now accepting the higher-value (more…)

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May 24th, 2017|

N Brown grows online sales by £2m with Social Proof Messaging

Leading digital fashion retailer N Brown Group, has generated additional revenues of around £2million in just a few months by adding social proof messaging. Social proof messaging is messaging that uses the behaviour of other shoppers/the crowd to tell shoppers what others have bought, what’s trending, what other people are looking at or what’s (more…)

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May 24th, 2017|

Despite wealth of mobile data, 3 in 5 consumers think marketers fail to target them effectively

Despite the growing availability of mobile, online and offline customer data, three fifths of consumers (58%) think that brands and marketers are failing to target them effectively. These findings come from the new Data Deadlock report from marketing automation brand BlueVenn. The new research incorporates data from over 2000 UK and US (more…)

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May 23rd, 2017|

Young shoppers want more digital convenience, longer hours, better loyalty schemes and easier click and collect, survey finds

70% of consumers under 35 want longer shopping hours, a single click and collect hub at shopping malls and a single digital loyalty programme, according to research by Omnico. The survey of 1,000 UK consumers also found that 51% of under 35s want a shopping location to offer them a (more…)

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May 23rd, 2017|

Mobile payments set to almost triple in the next five years, report predicts

The European mobile payments market will almost triple over the next five years, vaulting from €52 billion at the end of 2015 to €148 billion by 2021. According to the latest report from Forrester, increasing consumer awareness and growing retailer interest in mobile payments provide a positive backdrop for mobile (more…)

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May 19th, 2017|

Consumers and retailers ready for robot helpers in store, but security and cost doubts could stall plans

A recent survey on the use of humanoid robots in retail stores, has found that 31% of retailers will be using the technology at some point in the future, with 14% expecting to have it in place in the next 12 months. The research, conducted by Qmatic, the customer journey management (more…)

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May 19th, 2017|

GUEST OPINION Small screen storytelling: using imagery to increase conversion rates

David Brint, CEO of SpinMe, explores imagery that immerses customers into the purchase process, how technology assists the journey and the versatility of product shoots for mobile. Telling a small screen story is an art. Theory around best practice retailing on smartphones is abundant, but if we were to mark (more…)

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May 19th, 2017|

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