From the challenges of distributing standardised sized items to customers across the globe, through to creating an accurate size chart online - size and fit is a complex, on-going issue for retailers and brands.
There are an abundance of ingredients that go into making the perfect shopping experience - for both the retailer and the customer. Not only does the retailer need to know where the consumer is in the buying process, but also the context and intent of their purchase.
Marketplaces have quickly become an essential part of the online retail mix for both consumers and merchants across Europe. The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 has driven many shoppers online, many for the first time, which has only thrown fuel on the fire of marketplace expansion.
Overcoming the challenges that have hampered adoption. Case studies from French retail giant Auchan, direct-to-consumer car care brand Autoglym, Nordic sports supplier Active Brands and parental support network Mumsnet.
In this white paper produced in association with our partner Tealium we explore the concept of zero party data, consent and the value exchange. Including interviews looking at the approaches of Stitch Fix, Orange, The Entertainer and commentary from The Very Group, Lastminute.com, Notonthehightstreet.com. We also provide 10 practical takeaways for moving to a consent-based marketing approach.