Amazon puts the emphasis on heavy lifting, and membership, in its launch of new grocery delivery service

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The launch of Amazon’s long-anticipated UK food delivery service puts an emphasis on making the heavy lifting of grocery buying more convenient. It also introduces innovative services that are likely to provide food for thought among other UK grocers. But the scheme is members-only, as the retailer looks to capture (more…)

IRC & EDC 2015 The first eDelivery Conference throws open its doors, while the tenth Internet Retailing Conference takes place tomorrow


Hundreds of retail logistics professionals were this morning arriving at London’s Hammersmith Novotel for the first eDelivery Conference (EDC 2015). Tomorrow the tenth Internet Retailing Conference (IRC 2015) takes place in the same venue. Some 370 delegates have so far registered to attend today’s EDC 2015, hearing from leaders in (more…)

IRC 2015 KEYNOTE INTERVIEW Peter Williams of on directions in online retailing


Ahead of Internet Retailing Conference (IRC) 2015, we’re running a series previewing the event and its key speakers. Today we hear from Peter Williams, chairman of and Berlin-based online eyewear business Mister Spex, who is giving a keynote presentation at the event.  Internet Retailing: You’re speaking at the 10th (more…)