InternetRetailing Conference 2017: Early bird bookings available until August 1

Organisers of this year’s InternetRetailing Conference say early bird bookings will close next week. Tickets at a discounted rate are available until August 1, representing an opportunity for forward-thinking retailers to secure their place at the event. The theme of the twelfth annual InternetRetailing Conference (IRC 2017) is on Energising (more…)

GUEST COMMENT Generation Now: How the 21st century consumer is changing retail

Rapid social and cultural shifts, from demography to technology, have changed the shopping preferences and priorities of a generation. Millennials and Post-Millennials (those born between 1992 and 1999) take a very different approach to spending decisions from previous generations, putting a greater focus on speed and convenience than ever before. (more…)

GUEST COMMENT How retailers can use technology to make a real difference to shoppers’ lives

Retailers are bombarded with new technology claiming to revolutionise their business, but in such a saturated environment, knowing which solutions actually provide ultimate business success can be a challenge. Many innovations fail to capture the shopper’s imagination and are perceived as nothing more than gimmicks. Technologies such as 3D printing, (more…)