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Congratulations, you’ve just hired new brand ambassadors. They’re your delivery drivers

Congratulations, you’ve just hired new brand ambassadors. They’re your delivery drivers

It’s not just video calls that boomed over the pandemic. Online sales have exploded with physical shopping being restricted and social contact curtailed. 

Online retailers facing cardboard packaging ‘double whammy’ of longer lead times and higher prices

Online retailers facing cardboard packaging ‘double whammy’ of longer lead times and higher prices

A growing number of internet retailers are struggling to fulfil orders as a result of a shortage of cardboard packaging brought about by the boom in online sales during the pandemic.

eFax research reveals IT decision-makers in retail accelerating digital transformation of paper-based processes as a direct result of disruption caused by Brexit

eFax research reveals IT decision-makers in retail accelerating digital transformation of paper-based processes as a direct result of disruption caused by Brexit

eFax, the online fax solution, has announced the findings of research revealing how UK Retail IT decision-makers are accelerating digital transformation of paper-based processes as a direct result of disruption caused by the UK leaving the EU (Brexit).

New study reveals slow loading websites cost retailers nearly £60 billion in lost sales each year

New study reveals slow loading websites cost retailers nearly £60 billion in lost sales each year

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards digital and changed our online shopping behaviours, with more people now shopping online than ever before1. With this said, it is crucial that retailers keep up with consumers’ needs or risk being left behind.

‘Non-essential’ stores are essential. Retail sales collapsed -8.2% in January, as the High Street shut up shop once more

‘Non-essential’ stores are essential. Retail sales collapsed -8.2% in January, as the High Street shut up shop once more

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) highlight the ongoing devastation lockdown is having on the High Street. The value of UK retail sales collapsed -7.8% in January compared to the previous month, December 2020, and -7.2% YOY.

Utordo allows logistics companies to integrate with the OnBuy online marketplace

Utordo allows logistics companies to integrate with the OnBuy online marketplace

Utordo – the cloud-based multi-channel order management solution – is now fully integrated with OnBuy.com, the fast-growing UK-founded online marketplace.

Death of the high street – How technology can help its revival

Death of the high street – How technology can help its revival

By Tomas Jansons, Development Manager, Jansons.

For several years, there has been a very evident and well-publicised demise of local high streets as they struggle to compete with the ease and efficiency of online shopping.

TrueCommerce acquires B2BGateway

TrueCommerce acquires B2BGateway

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, has acquired B2BGateway, a global provider of managed cloud service solutions for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and API data connectivity to suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers.

Four Types of Ecommerce Merchandising That Business Owners Should Know

Four Types of Ecommerce Merchandising That Business Owners Should Know

By Sam Cortez, managing editor and outreach specialist for Scalefluence.com

Merchandising is the process and practice of displaying and arranging products for the best customer experience. The concept of merchandising is based on guiding prospective customers through the buyer’s journey and presenting them with the right products, at the right time and place, in the right quantity, and with the best prices.

Cashfree payments set to drive small business recovery in the retail sector, Tyl by NatWest data reveals

Cashfree payments set to drive small business recovery in the retail sector, Tyl by NatWest data reveals

More than a quarter, (24%) of British SME retailers have reported that all payments made to their business are already contactless as the sector adjusts to the rapid increase in e-commerce and online transactions, accelerated by the pandemic.

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