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Edesix teams up with Waitrose to secure new in-home delivery service

Edesix teams up with Waitrose to secure new in-home delivery service

Waitrose & Partners have teamed up with Body Worn Camera experts Edesix to trial its new in-home delivery service which will allow drivers to enter a customer's home while they are out and put their groceries away.

Black Friday 2018: Consumers are eager, more digital, and willing to spend – Periscope By McKinsey

Black Friday 2018: Consumers are eager, more digital, and willing to spend – Periscope By McKinsey

Periscope By McKinsey, which offers a suite of Marketing & Sales Analytics Solutions to help companies achieve sustainable revenue growth, has announced the findings of research on consumer sentiment towards Black Friday 2018.

‘Six years to save the Great British high street’

‘Six years to save the Great British high street’

Retailers failing to engage in digital transformation won’t be operating by 2024, according to 90% of senior decision makers within the retail industry. A quarter believe that retailers steadfastly clinging to more traditional ways of doing business won’t exist three years from now.

Retailers need to outsource digital application to help weather a tough retail climate and improve the bottom line

Retailers need to outsource digital application to help weather a tough retail climate and improve the bottom line

By Wayne Munday, Non-Executive Director, Rokk Media.

The Retail climate is proving increasingly challenging for bricks-and-mortar stores of all sizes, with many major brands and familiar high-street names announcing profit warnings, job cuts and even store closures.

69% of consumers believe technology will help build stronger relationships with retailers, says research

69% of consumers believe technology will help build stronger relationships with retailers, says research

As the general population becomes more and more accustomed to technology pervading every aspect of their daily lives, new research by retail technology expert Conversityhas revealed that almost seven in ten (69 per cent) of consumers – rising to 86 per cent amongst the millennial generation – believe that technology will be a powerful tool in helping retailers build stronger relationships with their customers.

Retailers must plan for big November and Christmas Day sales

Retailers must plan for big November and Christmas Day sales

Online retail sales in November will outstrip December this year, while Christmas Day will grow as an important shopping day in its own right, according to James and James Fulfilment (based in Ohio).

E-commerce search engine Pricesearcher hires Amazon UK Head of Pricing in advance of 2019 launch

E-commerce search engine Pricesearcher hires Amazon UK Head of Pricing in advance of 2019 launch

Tech startup Pricesearcher has announced a big scalp in the hiring of former Amazon UK Head of Pricing Weldon Ward Whitener.

20th century stores in a 21st century world

20th century stores in a 21st century world

How can stores thrive alongside digital? At The Retail Hive’s latest meeting, over 90 retail leaders came together to discuss collaboration and innovation.

Retailers are losing £1.6bn through delivery failure

Retailers are losing £1.6bn through delivery failure

IMRG’s Valuing Home Delivery Review 2018 revealed at eCommerce Expo and Technology for Marketing, now co-located with ad:tech London, shows that UK retailers, delivery partners and customers are losing £1.6bn by getting delivery wrong.

Spring joint venture to be ‘new standard’ for UK e-commerce deliveries

Spring joint venture to be ‘new standard’ for UK e-commerce deliveries

The UK division of mail and parcels solutions provider, Spring, has launched a joint venture which it believes will become the new standard in deliveries for online retailers.

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