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Record numbers of High Street stores close as Debenhams falters and ASOS’ profits plummet – There's only one solution, says ParcelHero

Record numbers of High Street stores close as Debenhams falters and ASOS’ profits plummet – There's only one solution, says ParcelHero

Retail has been hit by a perfect storm, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero. New figures from PwC reveal 5,853 shops closed last year, and embattled Debenhams has placed itself in receivership as it fights against the onslaught of e-commerce. But with ASOS’ profits tumbling nearly 90%, online retailers are also struggling.

Smart packaging counteracting the lost moment of truth

Smart packaging counteracting the lost moment of truth

In the new report "Smart Packaging 2019-2029", IDTechEx Research finds that electronic smart packaging will become a $1.8 Billion market in 2029.

How Polish B2B companies buy and sell online – Survey and report

How Polish B2B companies buy and sell online – Survey and report

How many Polish companies sell and buy products online? What are their sales channels? How do they search for clients and business partners?

Tech partnership set to bring greater transparency to UK eCommerce

Tech partnership set to bring greater transparency to UK eCommerce

A new tie-up between digital design agency, Sigma, and two leading eCommerce companies – Storm and InRiver – is aiming to deliver best-in-class eCommerce capability, while fostering a greater degree of responsibility, transparency and inclusivity in online customer experience.

85% of UK consumers prefer to shop in store

85% of UK consumers prefer to shop in store

High street retailers must be savvy with omnichannel technological integration in order to survive in the digital age, new research has warned.

A survey of 1,056 UK adults carried out by digital marketing agency, Marketingsignals.com, revealed that 85% of people still prefer to physically purchase products in store, despite the convenience offered by online shopping.

Capgemini to enter into alliance partnership with Autodesk for the deployment of a comprehensive BIM platform

Capgemini to enter into alliance partnership with Autodesk for the deployment of a comprehensive BIM platform

Capgemini will enter into a new partnership agreement with Autodesk, a major player in 3D design, engineering, construction and entertainment software, to deploy ReflectIoD, a new cloud-enabled and secure digital twin platform.

Miniclipper Logistics boosts service levels and business performance with Paragon transport planning solution

Miniclipper Logistics boosts service levels and business performance with Paragon transport planning solution

Miniclipper Logistics, the fast-growing 3rd party logistics business, is using Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to enhance service delivery and maximise profitability within its nationwide operation.

True Fit boosts confidence with 2D intimates

True Fit boosts confidence with 2D intimates

True Fit, the data-driven personalisation platform for footwear and apparel retailers, now offer’s fit recommendations for consumers shopping for bras online. The feature supports a full size range, including plus size, in the US and sizing systems throughout Europe and Australia.

Are we embracing the profit potential of the over 50s?

Are we embracing the profit potential of the over 50s?

Are retailers overlooking a prime market? The over 50s age group contributes to 76% of the UK’s financial wealth and just under half of it is consumer spending.

Paragon launches new Live Management functionality for improved transport planning and execution

Paragon launches new Live Management functionality for improved transport planning and execution

Paragon Software Systems has expanded the functionality of its Live Management software to give transport operators greatly improved visibility at every step in the planning and execution process.

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