London Fashion Week will always be at the forefront of every trend, and digital innovations continue to be vogue – and this year even the fancy designer brands are going to have to adopt a mobile-led, multi-channel digital approach to capture attention and engage their consumers. Designers must now think of (more…)
Mobile now accounts for 6% of global total retail sales and nearly 60% of ecommerce, following a yearly rise of 40% in 2017.
Leading lifestyle clothing retailer Fat Face is the latest fashion retailer to embrace omni-channel, implementing its ‘shop your way’ strategy to meet growing demand from customers who are using multiple channels. And it has paid off in spades: the new eCommerce platform launched in November and Fat Face subsequently recorded (more…)
Half of Domino’s Pizza’s record Christmas period online sales were made via a mobile or other digital device – including Apple Watches.
Amazon has opened the doors of its first artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle to the public, enabling shoppers to use their smartphones to experience checkout-free shopping. Amazon – which has already revolutionised digital e-commerce – has taken a similar approach in its bricks-and-mortar venture. The ground floor store (more…)
Queues for a queue-less store spell success for retail technology sector, says Paul Barnes, Territory Director, App Annie, who believes that the public launch of the Amazon Go Store in Seattle markets a revolution in retail
Fulham Football Club is allowing fans to conduct fast and seamless mobile payments and giving charitable donations to charity Pennies, as the club hones its focus on driving an omnichannel retail success. Using the services of the leading omnichannel payments provider Optomany, the club says it aims to improve the customer experience and sales (more…)
While figures from ONS and Visualsoft both point to mobile retail being up this December, IMRG is warning that over the whole of 2017, both mobile and online sales growth slowed – but it is a trough in a cycle or has it reached maturity?
Mobile revenues for retailers in the UK went up by 79% in December compared to the same period in 2016, as mobile drove online sales up over the festive period.
Online sales over Christmas motored along nicely for Halfords, driven by growing mobile traffic and increased mobile conversion.
96% of Cyber Monday sales took place on mobile at The Yoox Net-A-Porter Group , as the retailer racks up more than half its sales in 2017 on the devices.
The retail industry experienced a rollercoaster of changes through 2017. So what does 2018 have in store? Here we ask some of the experts. This time its personal Every innovation in 2018 will fundamentally be driven by the desire to balance personalisation and exceptional customer experience and process efficiency to benefit (more…)
O2 has today released findings from its Future of Mobile Life Report, created with Futurologist Dr Ian Pearson, revealing that advances in embeddable and wearable technology have the potential for the human body to replace smartphones by 2049 – completely changing the way we interact with one another and technology (more…)
Leading UK online automotive marketplace AutoTrader has put a tiger in its tank and ramped up it network performance to cater for the need for an improved experience on mobile.
Chinese retailer AliExpress is climbing rapidly in the app stores, poised to make its mark on mobile shopping during the week of Black Friday 2017.
Build-A-Bear Workshop, is to ‘reimagine the digital experience’, with a new online and mobile website that aims to bring the in-store experience – of choosing the husk of a bear, stuffing it and then sewing it up – to a range of devices, so kids can do it all at home.
With Single’s Day looming, UK retailers should be gearing up for a splurge of Chinese shoppers, especially over mobile.
Men like shopping. That is now an actual thing. Thanks to the web and, in particular the smartphone, retailers have seen men spend more on clothes, shoes and grooming that women each month.
Total UK retail search volumes grew 9% across all devices in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter a year ago, with Smartphone traffic driving the lion’s share.
Fast fashion womenswear brand QUIZ has rebooted its iOS and Android apps to make use SaaS technology to keep the brand ahead of the game.