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Opportunities in disruption: British retailers and technology companies move on from Brexit

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In today’s InternetRetailing newsletter we report as, a week on, British retailers are starting to see the opportunities in Brexit. Today we report as ecommerce and multichannel traders start to share their considered reaction to the news. Brexit was a theme for Dixons Carphone as it reported full-year results this week – alongside multichannel innovations for the year ahead.

Amazon, meanwhile, has announced its second Prime Day as it continues its strategy of focusing on members-only services – and making everyone a member.

We hear about the Views that are important both to UK and European retailers, in our coverage of the InternetRetailing Berlin Summit.

We also look at the technology behind the commerce, with a study from Tradedoubler that seeks to map the use of mobile in commerce, and how it goes beyond the buy button. We

Today’s guest comment comes from Grant Caley of NetApp, who considers how retailers can meet the demands of consumers now operating in what he dubs the ‘expectation economy’.

Our research

The IRUK Top500 2016 and the first 2016 dimension reports, the first on Brand Engagement and the second on Mobile & Cross-channel, are now available to download. Visit the IRUK Top500 section of the website to find out more.

Our webinars

The next InternetRetailing webinar considers how retailers can rise to the challenge of understanding and analysing their data while keeping costs down. Delphix retail director Milan Kotecha, retail director, and solution architect Wylde Marais will be joining the webinar with their analysis of how to improve the business of business intelligence in omnichannel retail businesses. Unifying Data Collection for Frictionless Shopping, an IT perspective, is at 2pm on July 12. Click here for more information and to register for the free event.

A week later we’ll be joined by Thomas Jeanjean, regional managing director, EMEA – mid-market, at Criteo, who will consider how to get the most out of mobile marketing. It’s a cross-device world: how to navigate mobile marketing’s next big opportunity is at 2pm on July 19. Click here to find out more and to register for the free event.

Click to visit the Internet Retailing webinars page to catch up on the latest webinars, which are also available to view again on the IRTV channel.

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