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Convenience — The next retail battleground

The pace of change in the retail industry is unrelenting and now is not the time for businesses to become complacent. Faced with a growing proliferation of online marketplaces and the fast-evolving demands of today’s omnichannel consumers, standing out among a crowd of competitors is no easy task.

In recent years, retailers have focused their investment efforts on wooing online shoppers in a bid to compete head-to-head with big name pure-play disruptors like Amazon. Yet, last year, online accounted for just 19 percent of all UK retail sales. So clearly, UK consumers still value the unique experiences and level of service encountered when shopping in a bricks-and-mortar store.


The 2019 lowdown: What happened at Technology for Marketing this year?

Propeller’s Will Parrott details the key takeaways from Technology for Marketing 2019, including retailers’ ‘tech backlash’, upcoming adtech regulation, the requirements for talent in technology, and the Love Island panel featuring Islander Curtis Pritchard. With 15,000+ delegates, 250+ exhibitors, 350+ speakers and 200+ hours of content, the co-located event series Technology for Marketing, eCommerce Expo… Read More


“Hailing a new era in ecommerce” as online marketplace sales set to exceed $7 trillion within 5 years

European financial advisory firm iBe has identified online marketplaces as the best opportunity for growth in ecommerce. Sam Tidmarsh talks to Onogo.com CEO Paul Murphy and Evan’s Cycles Marketplace manager George Schofield about the impact marketplaces have on their ecommerce strategies, and the opportunities they provide looking forward. Marketplaces currently contribute $1.7 trillion to the… Read More


eCommerce Expo 2019: Q&A with Robin Phillips, CEO, The Watch Shop

In just over one month’s time eCommerce 2019 opens its doors at the Olympia in London. Looking ahead to September, Techerati has sat down with some of the event’s most high-profile speakers to get underneath the tech and find out what makes them tick. First up is Robin Phillips, former eCommerce Director at Waitrose and CEO of The Watch Shop, the UK’s largest independent online watch business


Icelandic ecommerce marketplace rolls out large-scale drone delivery

Iceland’s largest ecommerce marketplace, aha.is, has announced 13 new drone delivery routes In Reykjavik. The addition of the new routes will result in automated delivery for commercial products over half the city. Aha.is began drone deliveries over a year ago, partnering with Israeli firm Flytrex on one route through central Reykjavik. The initial route was… Read More