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
This is the first edition of our Brand Search tracker, which will be updated on a quarterly basis. Using data from Pi Datametrics, it looks at the most searched brands on Google and the ones with the biggest percentage increase in searches.
What will the incoming Conservative majority government mean for online and multichannel retailers? We take a look at the manifesto, the October 2019 EU UK Withdrawal Agreement and hear from the British Retail Consortium to read the runes
Interflora has launched a first-of-its-kind Amazon Alexa skill allowing customers to order and pay for flowers using only their voice. In what is a first for the UK’s retail sector, customers can now ask Alexa to ‘Open Interflora’, place an order, check out with Amazon Pay and send the flowers all through one simple voice interaction
Retailers continue to discount after the Cyber weekend events, while predictions suggest that this week will see returns peak. Plus we look at how Christmas deliveries are made by ferry to tiny Brownsea Island
Entrepreneurial British manufacturers are expected to benefit from a massive £13bn boost as they increasingly cut out retailers and wholesalers and sell their products direct to consumers in one of the biggest shake-ups the industry has seen in generations