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THE GLOBAL ONLINE MARKET FOR LUXURY FASHION Providing a multi-channel shopping experience is becoming more and more important to the increasingly sophisticated online shopper. We have already seen that a number of retail categories, such as ‘groceries’ and ‘health and beauty’, that used to stick to the traditional sales and marketing channels, are flourishing online. […]

THE GLOBAL ONLINE MARKET FOR HEALTH AND BEAUTY ITEMS In a recent blog, we made you aware that ‘groceries’ are one of the least disrupted retail categories online, representing a fantastic opportunity for retailers in this field. Similarly, ‘health and beauty’ is another segment that is less prevalent online, but holds a great potential for […]

THE STATE OF THE GLOBAL GROCERY MARKET In 2014, food and beverage sales in the UK stood at £177.5 billion, making it by far the largest retail category. This is also true of the US, where the grocery market is worth an estimated$600 billion a year. Interestingly, only an extremely small percentage of all global […]

AMAZON: REVOLUTIONISING ECOMMERCE THROUGH INNOVATION (PART II)

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If you follow our blog posts, then you will already be aware that 2015 has been a busy year so far for online retail giant Amazon, who has been rolling out a series of innovative services and technology solutions. As we pass the half way point of the year, we thought this would be a good opportunity to take a look at the most recent innovations Amazon is now offering their customers.

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If you follow our blog posts, then you will already be aware that 2015 has been a busy year so far for online retail giant Amazon, who has been rolling out a series of innovative services and technology solutions. As we pass the half way point of the year, we thought this would be a […]

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO LOCALISE? By 2018, global online sales are expected to reach $2.36 trillion and the number of online shoppers worldwide is set to hit 1.6 billion. No wonder then an increasing number of retailers are looking to capitalise on the growing opportunities of international ecommerce, by actively engaging in cross-border trade. […]

THE CONTINUED GROWTH OF GLOBAL E-MARKETPLACES Recent research has shown that the ecommerce sector in Europe is expected to increase by more than 18% in 2015, while the number of online shoppers worldwide is set reach 1.6 billion by 2018. One of the reasons for the continued growth in the ecommerce sector can be put […]

FROM SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING TO SOCIAL COMMERCE Now that social media has become an integral part of our day-to-day lives, it has been seamlessly integrated into many other online activities. Undoubtedly, one of the areas social media has significantly impacted and continues to impact, is the way users shop online. Until recently, social media platforms were […]

The global state of m-commerce The increasing use of smartphones for online shopping shows no sign of slowing down, with the number of mobile users set to reach 457 million in 2019. Recent research by Barclays also suggests that consumers are expected to spend more than £53 billion a year using their smartphones and tablets […]

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