IRUK Top500 INTERVIEW Alex Birch of OC&C Strategy Consultants on the Brexit effect on multichannel strategy


Our latest IRUK Top500 report on Strategy & Innovation hits subscribers desks this week. In it we’ve looked at how Brexit might affect multichannel and ecommerce strategies. Here we have an extra interview on that subject with Alex Birch, partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants InternetRetailing: How do you see the (more…)

IRC 2016 Andrew McLean of Urban Outfitters completes the keynote line-up


Andrew McLean of Urban Outfitters has been named as a keynote speaker at InternetRetailing Conference 2016. He joins a line-up that already includes James McClure of Airbnb, Tony Rivenell of Halfords and Ian Jindal, editor-in-chief of InternetRetailing. In his keynote, McLean will focus on what opportunities international retail will bring (more…)

GUEST COMMENT How collaboration between non-competitive retailers is becoming more prevalent in the retail landscape


Competition between retailers is at an all-time-high. Retailers are finding new services and offerings to make themselves stand out amongst their competitors like never before, due to the multitude of multichannel offerings now available, or else run the risk of being lost in all the noise. Digitalisation has massively disrupted (more…)

IRC 2016 PREVIEW Vente Privée and Alibaba among the lineup in this year’s Growth track

InternetRetailing Conference

We’re exploring this year’s InternetRetailing Conference (IRC 2016) through a series of previews and interviews. Last month we looked at Track 1: Engage. Today we focus on Track 2: Growth. The potential for both marketplaces and international sales to drive ecommerce and multichannel retail growth will be explored in the (more…)