Digital commerce industry should benefit from Government ‘modern industrial strategy’

The ecommerce and multichannel retailing industry looks set to be well-placed to benefit from the Government’s modern industrial strategy, unveiled today. The strategy will focus on 10 pillars, including two that should directly benefit the industry: encouraging trade, and cultivating world-leading sectors. Online retail should also benefit from a commitment (more…)

John Lewis, M&S, Debenhams, Argos, Mothercare and more: multichannel update

We’ve delved into the latest crop of trading figures in search of ecommerce and multichannel trends, strategic insights and innovations in the way retailers are selling – and customers are buying – across sales channels. Here we’re focusing on the latest updates from department stores, homewares, nursery retailers and general merchandisers. The (more…)

Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose: directions in multichannel grocery retail

We’ve delved into the latest crop of trading figures from grocers in search of strategic insights, trends and innovations in the way retailers are selling – and customers are buying – across sales channels. Multichannel services and convenience Sainsbury’s , a Leading retailer in IRUK Top500 research, says, in a third-quarter trading (more…)

GUEST COMMENT The £750m retail opportunity you’ve probably never heard of

Retailers are investing heavily in their digital offerings. It’s an expensive yet unavoidable commitment, one that’s especially challenging for traditional brick and mortar retailers who are balancing their legacy business with growing a digital platform. As such, they are looking for cost effective ways to bolster their online returns and (more…)