In today’s InternetRetailing newsletter we’re detecting clear signs that retailers of all kinds are winning in their battle to come to terms with changing customer behaviour, thanks to the rise of online. Bloomsbury chief executive Nigel Newton perhaps sums up this feeling in our story on the publishing company’s growing e-book sales, when he says the company is ‘grasping the opportunities of the digital revolution.’ That’s also evident in report on Game’s return to the stockmarket, and M&S’s news today of fast-growing multichannel sales.
Today we also tell how Boots is putting the emphasis on omnichannel and Dr Marten, beloved of rebels everywhere, has a new omnichannel site.
Finally, we celebrate some of the most successful retailers in the UK in our coverage of the Internet Retailing Awards where today we focus on the Innovation Award.Click to read more on our current events, including our third annual Internet Retailing Awards.
On May 21, Jim Davidson, managing of marketing research at Bronto, will host a webinar demystifying the responsive design for marketing messages. Bronto: The responsive inbox: marketing to multidevice consumers takes place at 2pm on May 21. Click here for more information and to register for free.
Click to visit the Internet Retailing webinars page to find out about any upcoming webinars and to catch up on any that you may have missed.
Judges for the 2014 Internet Retailing Awards will soon be considering their shortlist. Last year the winners of these multichannel and ecommerce industry awards included Tesco, Burberry, Asos, Lakeland, eBay, Amazon, Oasis/Warehouse and LoveHoney, who celebrated their wins at a rooftop party in the middle of the City. Who will take this year’s titles? Shortlist will be announced in the May issue of the magazine with the winners revealed at an exclusive event at One Mayfair on Thursday June 26. Click here for more information or to buy a ticket to the event.
Catch-up on IRX 2014
If you missed an Internet Retailing Expo 2014 presentation that you’d like to catch up on, you can do so now through the post-event website. Visitors to www.internetretailingexpo.com can access all the presentations that we’ve been given permission to share with our audiences.