IRX 2018 INTERVIEW Julien Callede of on the challenges retailers face when expanding into international markets

international markets

Ahead of this year’s InternetRetailing Expo (IRX 2018) and Delivery Expo (EDX 2018), Julien Callede co-founder of spoke to InternetRetailing on the biggest hurdles retailers’ face when entering international markets, and shared an imperative checklist to smooth this period including a how-to guide of HR policies in a new market. IR: At (more…)

IRX 2018 PREVIEW What I’m looking forward to at this year’s expo: emerging technologies

emerging technologies

With InternetRetailing (IRX ) and eDelivery (EDX) 2018 both starting tomorrow I’ll be looking out for some of the technological innovations that are predicted to revolutionise the retail market. Some savvy retailers are already embracing emerging technology as a way to maximise engagement and drive traffic. Whereas, others are seeing (more…)

IRX 2018 INTERVIEW Alessandra Di Lorenzo of group on how GDPR will transform the way retailers handle customers data

international markets

Ahead of this year’s InternetRetailing Expo (IRX 2018) and Delivery Expo (EDX 2018), Alessandra Di Lorenzo, chief commercial officer – media and partnerships at group spoke to InternetRetailing on the upcoming GDPR, the importance of having ‘bright’ employees and touched upon personalisation and predictive analytics. IR: At IRX 2018, you will consider (more…)

IRX 2018 RESEARCH UK shoppers demand VR and AI tech alongside a more integrated omnichannel shopping experience

international markets

While the UK won’t be moving to a purely virtual, exclusively online retail world anytime soon, there is a clear demand for increased integration across online and in-store – both in terms of the shopping experience and the customer data collected (or not) at each point. So finds InternetRetailing EXPO’s (more…)

Shoppers challenge the increase of prices in brick-and-mortar stores as they alter their purchasing habits

purchasing habits

The UK may not – yet – be in recession, but shoppers are certainly starting to feel the pinch, with a considerable proportion of them having to adjust their purchasing norms. According to the annual ‘Shopper Stock Take’ report from Shoppercentric, more than a quarter (26%) of UK shoppers report having noticed prices (more…)

InternetRetailing Brand Index Report 2018 now available online


InternetRetailing is delighted to present the second InternetRetailing Brand Index Report 2018, published in partnership with Rakuten Marketing  This report focuses on brands selling direct to consumers across Europe. Adidas , Apple , Clarks , Missguided , New Look  and Nike are named Europe’s leading direct-selling brands in the second annual InternetRetailing Brand Index (more…)

Retailers face cross-channel challenge amidst rising demand of personalised shopping experience

personalised shopping experience

Customers today expect a frictionless shopping experience across all channels, both online and in a bricks and mortar store. For some customers, the reality can be frustrating when preferences and past activities are not seamlessly connected across all channels, finds The Power of Omnichannel report from Criteo conducted in partnership with IMRG (more…)

IRC 2017 INTERVIEW Richard Barnes of Select Research on getting body shape right online

Ahead of this week’s InternetRetailing and eDelivery conferences, we’re hearing from some of the key speakers who are taking part. Today the spotlight is on Richard Barnes of Select Research. InternetRetailing: Can you start by telling us a little bit about Select Research and your particular interest in ecommerce/multichannel retailing? (more…)