Rob Feldmann, chief executive of fashion and homewares private sale site BrandAlley UK , is a keynote speaker at this week’s IRX 2014. We caught up with him ahead of the event. Internet Retailing: You’re speaking at IRX 2014 on what a successful mobile strategy looks like. How has a (more…)
Jane Dixon of RichRelevance , which specialises in developing personalised shopping experiences across channels, will be speaking at next week’s Internet Retailing Expo 2014 (IRX 2014). We caught up with her for a preview of her presentation. Internet Retailing: At IRX 2014, you’re going to be talking about the importance (more…)
Dave Elston, head of ecommerce, Europe, at Clarks, is one of the speakers at Internet Retailing Expo 2014 (IRX 2014), where he’ll be interviewed on moving into new international markets. As well as selling through Clarks.co.uk , the shoe retailer has websites for the US, France, Germany, Spain and Netherlands and (more…)
The latest of our previews of the forthcoming Internet Retailing Expo 2014 (IRX 2014) looks at the Top500, InternetRetailing’s new listing of the UK’s leading ecommerce and multichannel retailers. In the months to come we’ll be examining the concept of ‘topness’ – and the different facets a business must boast (more…)
Skip Fidura, ecommerce manager, dotMailer will be one of the keynote speakers at IRX 2014. We caught up with him ahead of his presentation for a sneak preview. Internet Retailing: You’re going to be unveiling research findings at IRX 2014. What’s the most surprising thing you’ve found out? Skip Fidura, (more…)
Jonathan Matchett, operations director of international logistics specialist wnDirect will be speaking at IRX 2014. We caught up with him ahead of his appearance. Internet Retailing: At IRX 2014, you’ll be speaking about exporting to Russia. Why Russia? Jonathan Matchett, operations director, wnDirect: We’re talking about Russia because it is (more…)
In the past few weeks I have had several discussions around ‘wearable technology’ in the context of omnichannel commerce – and no doubt this topic will also be part of many conversations at Internet Retailing Expo. There is one question that keeps coming up: Are wearable connected devices like watches (more…)
Richard Newland, commercial director, Zapp, is keynoting in the Mobile and Mobility Theatre at IRX 2014 on Thursday 27 March, on the business imperative topic du jour, Navigating Your Way Through Payment Technologies. Paul Skeldon met up with him ahead of his appearance to find out more about why retailers (more…)
Professor Dr Jonathan Reynolds, academic director of the Oxford Institute of Retail Management (OXIRM) at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, is speaking at Internet Retailing Expo 2014 (IRX 2014). We caught up with him ahead of his presentation. Internet Retailing: What kind of retailers should be thinking about (more…)
Paul Loft, managing director of Homebase, is a keynote speaker at IRX 2014. Emma Herrod, editor of Internet Retailing magazine, spoke to him ahead of the launch of the new Homebase website. Her feature appears in the next issue of Internet Retailing magazine. DIY retailer Homebase has been faced with (more…)
The likely direction of online shopping is spelt out in new figures released this week. Research from business adviser PwC found that fewer shoppers are using their PC to buy online. Rather they’re turning to smartphones and tablets.
Philip Smith , country manager UK at Trusted Shops , is speaking at Internet Retailing Expo 2014 (IRX 2014). We caught up with him ahead of his presentation.
Four in 10 (42%) shoppers say they’ve given up on an online purchase because they didn’t have enough information on the purchase, new research has found.
Chris Haighton, head of retail logistics at Shop Direct , is speaking at Internet Retailing Expo 2014 (IRX 2014). We caught up with him ahead of his presentation.
M&S this morning unveiled its new-look website, shaped around its customers over the course of more than two years of testing, and built, for the first time, on its own platform. M&S says today’s launch of its new-look desktop site that extends into the store and onto social media, is (more…)
Mark Cody, senior marketing manager, mobile, at Tesco is speaking at Internet Retailing Expo 2014 (IRX 2014). Ahead of the event, he spoke to Internet Retailing magazine about mobile trends, innovations at Tesco and what delegates will learn from his presentation.
Retailers who offer click and collect, same-day delivery and other last-minute options could be in for a Valentine’s Day windfall courtesy of lovers who have left it late to buy their loved one a gift.
Thomson is now selling holidays from new-look digital stores on the high street. The new format is now in operation at Bluewater shopping centre as well as in stores in Bristol and Liverpool. Doug Glenwright general manager, retail transformation at Thomson’s parent company Tui Travel will be sharing the thinking (more…)
Some of the UK’s biggest retailers are set to discuss the next stages of mobile retailing’s evolution – and its place at the heart of omni-channel – at Internet Retailing Expo 2014 on 26-27 March at the Birmingham NEC. And a glance at the speakers signed up for the must (more…)
The latest in our series previewing the highlights of IRX 2014 focuses on the Digital Sales and Marketing Conference. Selling online requires new digital disciplines and approaches, whether it’s the art of engaging the online consumer or the science of understanding and using data to best effect. Tools at the (more…)