GUEST COMMENT Multichannel retailers must look to the skies for solutions to downtime

Dan Thornton Hughes Europe

For multichannel retailers, a reliable network is fundamental to business continuity. Any disruption to normal operations due to network downtime can hammer sales and profitability. Yet many retailers overlook how important connectivity is to one of their key channels – their bricks and mortar stores. Given the competitive pressures of (more…)

Internet Retailing acquires Tamebay to broaden its ecommerce coverage

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InternetRetailing Media has bought Tamebay, a leading source of advice and information for eBay and ecommerce professionals. The acquisition comes as InternetRetailing Media, the company behind InternetRetailing and eDelivery Magazine, tightens its focus on publishing after selling its event series to Clarion Events earlier in 2015, and acquiring Fulfilment & (more…)

IRUK500 Elite retailer Argos on mobile and cross-channel retailing, plus m-commerce video interview with Bronto’s Georges Bergzal

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Argos’ [iruk rarg] successes in mobile and cross-channel retailing put it at the heart of the recent IRUK500 Performance Dimension Report on the subject. For the latest IRUK 500 report, on mobile and cross-channel, we spoke to Argos group communications manager Vikki Kirby to learn more about the retailer’s strategy (more…)

GUEST COMMENT Going global: the key to ecommerce business success in the UK

Julian Wallis Ingenico Payments

Shopping habits have changed dramatically in the past decade. With the advent of new technologies, such as smartphones and social media, new payment systems are continuously joining the consumer retail experience. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to achieve profitable growth in the current retail landscape, one that is characterised by a (more…)