Retailers and Brands News
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
Currys PC World hit by eBay PayPal email address change scam
One of the UK's biggest retailers, Currys PC World, part of FTSE 250 company Dixons Carphone, has been hit by the eBay PayPal email address change scam over a weekend, with hundreds of consumers innocently sending thousands of pounds to fraudsters. The news was revealed
How do we go about reinvigorating the high street?
With UK retail sales stagnant, Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO at NetDespatch looks at how do we go about reinvigorating the high street: I regularly track the trends around retail and delivery because here at NetDespatch we work with both carriers and retailers, and it is important for
47% of Shoppers need Gift Ideas – Where do they browse?
The 2019 Holiday Season Shopping Report: Shoppers are ready to spend but retailers need to personalize report from Periscope By McKinsey, looks beyond traditional Black Friday research focus to undertake a deeper exploration of shopper attitudes toward a range of holiday shopping events and research