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ScS reports 19.8% boost to ecommerce sales in latest full year - InternetRetailing

ScS reports 19.8% boost to ecommerce sales in latest full year - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
ScS today reported online sales up by almost a fifth following a year that saw it invest in developing its ecommerce platform and trading website. Internet sales reached £10m, up from £8.4m a year earlier – up by 19.8%. The furniture-to-floorings retailer, a Top 250 company in IRUK Top500 research, (more…)
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Retailers Can Now Buy Facebook Ads That Only Run If the Right Products Are in Stock

Retailers Can Now Buy Facebook Ads That Only Run If the Right Products Are in Stock | Retail | Scoop.it
It's an ongoing challenge for retail CMOs to justify to their CFOs that digital ads drive in-store sales. So one can imagine the teeth-gnashing that must take place whenever brick-and-mortar players realize the products in their digital ads were out of stock for a significant time during a campaign.
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Ralph Lauren took over New York to show new line and simultaneously sold it globally - Real Business

Ralph Lauren took over New York to show new line and simultaneously sold it globally - Real Business | Retail | Scoop.it
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A third of UK shoppers often abandon their online shopping basket: Royal Mail study - InternetRetailing

A third of UK shoppers often abandon their online shopping basket: Royal Mail study - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
A third of UK online shoppers load up their virtual basket and then abandon it at the checkout, according to new research. Royal Mail study found that almost two-thirds (61%) of 18 to 24-year-olds often leave a website without paying, compared to just over a third (39%) of 35 to (more…)
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Amazon Dash inflating grocery prices – or is that the price of convenience? - InternetRetailing

Amazon Dash inflating grocery prices – or is that the price of convenience? - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
Amazon Dash, Amazon’s smart button for ordering selected branded groceries, was launched in the UK last week claiming to bring convenience to consumers by enabling them to replenish products at the touch of a button. But is it making things more expensive for consumers? Comparing prices on Dash with a (more…)
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The Three Rs That E-Commerce Marketers Should Master

The Three Rs That E-Commerce Marketers Should Master | Retail | Scoop.it
Advertising - We're all familiar with the 3 Rs from elementary school. These days, though, every marketer—especially those working in e-commerce—should have a firm grip on three other essential Rs: retention
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Andrex, Wilkinson and Durex among first brands to get on board with Amazon Dash | Digital | The Drum

Andrex, Wilkinson and Durex among first brands to get on board with Amazon Dash | Digital | The Drum | Retail | Scoop.it
Amazon Dash has launched in the UK with around 40 brand partners, including Andrex, Ariel, Durex, Dettol, Huggies, Pedigree, Lenor, Whiskas and Wilkinson.
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More than half of smartphone users still visit the store before they buy: study - InternetRetailing

More than half of smartphone users still visit the store before they buy: study - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
More than half of mobile shoppers still look and feel before they buy, visiting a retail location as part of their research, a new study suggests. xAd’s UK Mobile Path to Purchase found some 57% of shoppers took that store-based approach, contrasted with the 29% who only use their smartphone (more…)
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Loyalty schemes need to be more personal and that means mobile - InternetRetailing

Loyalty schemes need to be more personal and that means mobile - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
Loyalty schemes have been one of the huge marketing successes of British commerce in the last decade. In fact, a recent research study from 3radical has found that 93% of Brits have at some point signed up to be a member of a loyalty programme. Alongside this, where they find (more…)
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Tesco soars to 57% mobile visits and becomes one of fastest rising retail site in new rankings - InternetRetailing

Tesco soars to 57% mobile visits and becomes one of fastest rising retail site in new rankings - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
Tesco is among a number of retailers who’s sites rocket up the rankings of most popular websites globally when mobile traffic is taken into account. Digital market intelligence firm SimilarWeb, the first company to incorporate mobile data visits to reveal the world’s most popular websites, also found nearly every country (more…)
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Online sales grow by 17% in June: IMRG - InternetRetailing

Online sales grow by 17% in June: IMRG - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
Shoppers spent 17% more online in June than they did at the same time last year – despite the Brexit vote, according to IMRG analysis. The strong performance came amid fears that retail spending would slow following a vote to leave the European Union – which happened three weeks into (more…)
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The Six Most Effective E-Commerce Email Tactics

The Six Most Effective E-Commerce Email Tactics | Retail | Scoop.it
Email Marketing - E-commerce marketers say sending subscribers exclusive offers is the most effective email tactic they use, according to recent research from Bronto.
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European consumers ready to use biometrics on mobile for securing payments - InternetRetailing

European consumers ready to use biometrics on mobile for securing payments - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
According to new research from Visa, consumers across Europe are interested in using biometrics, such as fingerprints on mobile, when making a payment – especially when integrated with other security measures. The news comes as the latest UK retail fraud survey by Retail Risk – London finds that 83% of retailers highlighted (more…)
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BHS relaunches in the UK as online retailer

BHS relaunches in the UK as online retailer | Retail | Scoop.it
BHS went into administration in April last year after failing to get customers into its stores. Now, after successfully securing a buyer for its online properties, the department store is set to reopen next week as an online retailer.
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‘It hasn’t stopped people buying our blouses’ jokes pro-Brexit Next boss Lord Wolfson

‘It hasn’t stopped people buying our blouses’ jokes pro-Brexit Next boss Lord Wolfson | Retail | Scoop.it
The UK’s decision to leave the EU has not had any negative impact on consumer spending, according to Next chief executive (and Brexit-backer) Lord Wolfson, who saw his brand’s profits fall for the first half of the year.
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H&M's Stunning New Ad Subverts What You Think a Lady Should Look or Act Like

H&M's Stunning New Ad Subverts What You Think a Lady Should Look or Act Like | Retail | Scoop.it
Tom Jones' 1971 hit "She's a Lady" was a braggadocio anthem to all the men who'd found the right kind of woman—the kind who has "style and grace," but, and this is important, "always knows her place."  Of course, the Paul Anka-penned song wasn't really about a woman—the titular lady cou
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Ted Baker on why more marketers should put faith in shoppable videos

Ted Baker on why more marketers should put faith in shoppable videos | Retail | Scoop.it
Ted Baker is teaming up with film director Guy Ritchie to launch a short film that allows consumers to click on featured products and buy them, with the fashion brand confident the format will become integral for marketers
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12 steps to mobile commerce - InternetRetailing

12 steps to mobile commerce - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
Mobile is the glue that binds the online and offline worlds together within multichannel retail. But it is so much more than that, argues Paul Skeldon, mobile editor at InternetRetailing. Here are 12 steps to implementing the best of what mobile commerce has to offer 1. Be found on mobile (more…)
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River Island on how its ‘Snapchat first’ campaign can make the store experience ‘fun again’

River Island on how its ‘Snapchat first’ campaign can make the store experience ‘fun again’ | Retail | Scoop.it
Having launched its first TV campaign two years ago, River Island is hoping a renewed focus on marketing and a new partnership with Snapchat can help it stand out amid growing high street competitiveness.
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International shoppers buy British in the wake of Brexit - InternetRetailing

International shoppers buy British in the wake of Brexit - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
International shoppers kept the virtual tills ringing in the wake of the vote for Brexit as cross-border orders hit a record high for July, new data suggests. More than a quarter (almost 27%) of orders placed with UK retailers during the month were destined for overseas shoppers, according to the (more…)
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Which Retailers Are Bracing for Brexit? - eMarketer

Which Retailers Are Bracing for Brexit? - eMarketer | Retail | Scoop.it
Players in international markets will feel the aftershocks of the UK’s split from Europe
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GUEST ANALYSIS How Pokémon Go will actually change the customer experience - InternetRetailing

GUEST ANALYSIS How Pokémon Go will actually change the customer experience - InternetRetailing | Retail | Scoop.it
Every man and his Charmander seem to have something to say about Pokémon Go. Is this a revolution that will bring augmented reality (AR) firmly into the mainstream? Or is it merely a fad offering a brief distraction from horrible news headlines? Unfortunately nearly everyone has missed the point of (more…)
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Conquer the online retail market with these seven basic principles | Page 1 - Real Business

Conquer the online retail market with these seven basic principles | Page 1 - Real Business | Retail | Scoop.it
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Conquer the online retail market with these seven basic principles | Page 1 - Real Business

Conquer the online retail market with these seven basic principles | Page 1 - Real Business | Retail | Scoop.it
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Yorkshire Tea’s marketing boss on brand performance and what it takes to be a visionary

Yorkshire Tea’s marketing boss on brand performance and what it takes to be a visionary | Retail | Scoop.it
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