IRC 2016 INTERVIEW Mike Durbridge of B&Q on bringing together online and physical stores

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We’re exploring this year’s InternetRetailing Conference (IRC 2016) through a series of previews and interviews. Today we hear from Mike Durbridge, director of omnichannel at B&Q. IR: Tell us a little bit about B&Q’s strategy with regard to digital technologies. Mike Durbridge, director of omnichannel at B&Q:: It’s about consolidation (more…)

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

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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…)

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

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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…)