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|

A mobile-first ecommerce strategy is key to beating retail’s overall slowdown, says Tryzens 

Retail sales are slowing, with 60% of sales coming from smartphones, according to eMarketer and the latest statistics from IMRG Capgemini pointing to eCommerce sales via smartphones growing by almost half year-on-year in May 2017 – betting on mobile first seems like the ‘strong and stable’ thing to do in our uncertain world. (more…)

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June 23rd, 2017|

JD.com and Farfetch strike deal to create ‘premier platform for luxury ecommerce across China’

JD.com and Farfetch announced this week a strategic partnership that they say will create “the premier platform for luxury ecommerce across China,” tapping into a market thought to be worth $80bn. The partnership, which sees leading Chinese retailer JD invest $397m in London-based Farfetch, brings together JD’s China-based logistics, technology (more…)

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June 23rd, 2017|

JD.com and Farfetch strike deal to create ‘premier platform for luxury ecommerce across China’

JD.com and Farfetch announced this week a strategic partnership that they say will create “the premier platform for luxury ecommerce across China,” tapping into a market thought to be worth $80bn. The partnership, which sees leading Chinese retailer JD invest $397m in London-based Farfetch, brings together JD’s China-based logistics, technology (more…)

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June 23rd, 2017|

Amazon locks together the future of grocery commerce with Whole Foods buy

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods not only gives Amazon a food supplier to feed, if you’ll pardon the pun, its online grocery delivery business, but it could also be the keystone that locks together all elements of its retail strategy – Amazon Fresh, Go Stores, Alexa Home Device. Fresh foods – (more…)

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June 16th, 2017|

INTERVIEW Alessandra di Lorenzo of lastminute.com group on data-led approaches to merchandising

In the run up to this summer’s InternetRetailing Summit in Berlin, we’re speaking to senior retailers who are taking part in the event. Today we hear from Alessandra di Lorenzo, chief commercial officer, media and partnerships, at The Travel People, part of the lastminute.com group. InternetRetailing: Tell us about The (more…)

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June 16th, 2017|

How retail sales moved further online in May: ONS

Retail spending moved further online in May, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) out this week. Shoppers spent an average £1.1bn a week over the internet, which accounted for 15.9% of all retail spending, excluding automotive fuel, during the month. That was up from 14.3% in (more…)

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June 16th, 2017|

How shoppers’ online behaviour is changing: analysis

Shoppers were more likely to search on mobile than on desktop for the first time in the first quarter of 2017, according to new Salesforce data. In the UK, some 35% of revenue over that period of time came from site search, Salesforce’s Q1 2017 Shopping Index found. At the (more…)

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June 13th, 2017|

Store visits fell in May, as online growth also slowed: BRC

There were fewer visitors to Britain’s shops in May, with high streets seeing their fastest decline in two years, new analysis suggests. Footfall to UK stores fell by 1% in May, compared to the same time last year, according to the latest BRC-Springboard Footfall & Vacancies Monitor, with visitor numbers (more…)

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June 13th, 2017|

CASE STUDY Coop Denmark places customers at the heart of its technology vision

“Understanding the customer” rings in every retailer’s ears, as store chains grapple with changing consumer habits and how to adapt to them. Yet few go as far as sending their staff to live with customers. But this is the radical approach adopted by Denmark’s largest retailer of consumer goods – (more…)

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June 12th, 2017|

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