For us in the West, New Year feels like a distant memory. But, while we’re in the midst of ‘Dry Veganuary’, celebrations in China are just about to kick off, says Myles Dawson of Adyen, who has advice on how to win customers from shoppers during Chinese New Year – and beyond
Many of the UK’s leading retailers in London’s prime shopping outlets are inadequately prepared for the huge mass of Chinese tourists that are predicted to visit the UK, with only a very small minority having both staff that can speak Mandarin and accept WeChat Pay and Alipay
Dixons Carphone today pointed to growing multichannel sales over its peak trading period – but overall sales were down. The retailer said it had had a good peak in a weak UK market and said it was on track to deliver its longer-term transformatioN
More than 36% of retailers think that leaving the EU at the end of this month will have mostly negative effects on their business over the next five years. So finds a survey of retailers carried out in November and December by IRX, the leading e-commerce Expo, digital marketing event and retail conference.
While UK retail may have taken a hit over the festive season, new research from Salesforce reveals that digital sales across the festive season actually grew 8% to $723 billion globally, driven by mobile.
We’re running a series of predictions around how ecommerce and multichannel retail might develop in the year ahead. Today the focus is on how shoppers buy – and the different sales channels that they use
Payment data from Ingenico reveals that Black Friday has become a week-long shopping festival, with online businesses across a wide range of industries seeing their best sales to-date in various European markets
Global retail markets will deliver mixed results in 2020, says a new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit. In volume terms, sales growth will slow compared with 2019, but in US dollar terms growth will accelerate