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Decathlon chooses PAL Robotics’ StockBot as one of the global retail robot solutions to deploy across multiple stores worldwide

Decathlon chooses PAL Robotics’ StockBot as one of the global retail robot solutions to deploy across multiple stores worldwide

Decathlon and PAL Robotics have launched a global partnership after PAL Robotics’ StockBot inventory tracking and data collection solution was selected for rollout across Decathlon stores in multiple countries, assisting the team and elevating in-store experience.

UK sees dramatic slump in EU and international purchases

UK sees dramatic slump in EU and international purchases

A new survey has revealed UK online shoppers purchased far less items overseas over the past year due to EU customs and border concerns.

6 Ways To Expand Your Growing Business In 2021

6 Ways To Expand Your Growing Business In 2021

By Dan Coleman, freelance writer.

When it comes to expanding your business, there are different ways in which you can do this effectively. You should make sure that you time your expansion right, as there will be dips and growth within the market and your industry at certain times. Here’s how you can do it.

Sunglasses, Bucket hats, Hawaiian shirts and hand sanitiser – Brits' top holiday online searches revealed

Sunglasses, Bucket hats, Hawaiian shirts and hand sanitiser – Brits' top holiday online searches revealed

New data reveals Brits’ top online searches as we planned our trips away this summer. Among the most searched for holiday clothing/accessories items were – sunglasses (352,830) bucket hats (352,806), sliders (284,179) and swimsuits (242,142). Moreover, the Hawaiian shirt continued to defy the odds and remains a fashion staple, with 59,122 searches between July and August.

Online retail sales growth subdued in August

Online retail sales growth subdued in August

After encouraging signs in July of a possible bounce back to positive growth, online retail sales failed to make up much ground in August – slowing their fall only slightly to -9.3% Year-on-Year (YoY).

Ecommerce platform provider Comgem launch three new solutions for SMEs

Ecommerce platform provider Comgem launch three new solutions for SMEs

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on and presented challenges to small businesses around the UK and the entire world. As many small and medium-sized businesses lost a significant number of customers, closed for months on end, and saw a rapid decline in their finances, Comgem is going to be launching 3 new products to offer these businesses cost-effective solutions.

Cross-border demand for luxury purchases driving post-Covid recovery as global D2C demand increases by 50% in 2021

Cross-border demand for luxury purchases driving post-Covid recovery as global D2C demand increases by 50% in 2021

Luxury goods were the fastest growing cross-border ecommerce category in the first half of 2021, increasing by 50% compared to the end of 2020.  With global demand for luxury being driven by shoppers from China, UAE, South Korea and India, increasingly consumers are now happy to forego the ‘white-glove’ in-store experience for online convenience, the latest data from eShopWorld (ESW) reveals.

What Makes a New Business Attractive to Online Users

What Makes a New Business Attractive to Online Users

By Dine Racoma, freelance journalist

For most entrepreneurs out there, running a new business is like going through a popularity contest. It can be challenging for any company to thrive without the necessary relevance, what more with a startup. Therefore, an essential part of startup management is to make sure that your business is as attractive as possible to your target audience.

Post-pandemic: The Digitalisation of The Retail Industry

Post-pandemic: The Digitalisation of The Retail Industry

By Robert Sanders, freelance journalist

After a whirlwind of years navigating our way through the pandemic, many businesses were forced to temporarily shut their doors. Perhaps one of the most largely affected industries was retail.

UK retailers unlock seasonal shopping opportunity with Lift Days from Ankorstore

UK retailers unlock seasonal shopping opportunity with Lift Days from Ankorstore

Ankorstore, the curated marketplace connecting independent brands with local retailers, has announced the return of its Lift Days this 20-27 September, offering brands and retailers compelling offers for the upcoming holiday season to grow their business.

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