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By Chris Dawson February 12, 2020 - 11:43 am

Off with their heads: The rise of headless commerce

You may have heard the term "Headless Commerce" and wondered what it's all about. In simple terms, is the practice of separating the front end of your ecommerce platform from the back end. This helps businesses, especially independent retailers, to adapt quickly to changes in

Forter Loyalty Program Protection solution launched

The whole point of rewards programs is that they are a reward for loyalty. Whether it's a free cup of coffee every 8th visit, converting 5,000 airmiles into a summer holiday, or converting 500 points into £2.50 to spend, the longer you save the

Amazon lures fashion consumers with new show “Making the Cut.”

Amazon have announced that their new fashion competition show "Making the cut" will be coming to Prime Video on March 27th, hosted and executive produced by "Project Runway" hosts, Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn. In the show 12 designers travel to New York, Tokyo and

EU Top 500 Categories and Sectors Report

Cross-Border Commerce Europe have published a new study revealing European retailers' Top 500 Categories and Sectors. This shows that the ‘fashion / jewellery / baby’ category is the big winner, with the best business sector ‘Pure Players’ taking the major share of the cake. This study

Tis The Season to be Jolly… or maybe not?

Tis The Season to be Jolly... but will it be a jolly season for the high street? Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO at NetDespatch looks at the run up to Christmas and what to expect on the UK high street. Tis nearly the season to be jolly As the

Lazada Group adds 10m new buyers on Single’s Day 2019

Lazada Group experienced a cracking Single's Day with record-breaking user growth and brands’ participation. This was the second year that they participated in the Alibaba led 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Attracting nearly 10 million more users during 11.11, they doubled the number of selling sellers compared

Hurricane Commerce to reduce cross border cart abandonment rates for Magento merchants

Hurricane Commerce have joined the Magento Technology Partner program with the upcoming release of their cross-border API solutions to improve the customer experience on any cross-border transactions for Magento merchants and reduce cart abandonment rates. The Magento Technology Partner program recognizes best-in-class software and service

2019 Black Friday and Christmas shopping predictions

AppAnnie have forecast their 2019 Black Friday and Christmas shopping predictions, based on their unrivalled data and insights into mobile usage and trends. As the retail industry faces a shortened Black Friday and Christmas shopping season and rapid digital disruption, mobile is set to play its

ZigZag Global and Maersk Growth sign strategic investment and partnership

ZigZag Global have announced investment from Maersk Growth – the corporate venture arm of the global leader in transport and logistics, A.P. Moller – Maersk. ZigZag’s innovative SaaS platform addresses meaningful customer pain points within return logistics. Retail consumers continue to “over-order” and increasingly view generous

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