Retailers and Brands News

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By Chris Dawson November 14, 2019 - 1:11 pm

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

Mirakl and Silverback Partnership to bring AI to marketplaces

Silverback have announced a deeper partnership with the Mirakl marketplace platform, which will offer more sophisticated artificial intelligence capabilities to Mirakl customers. Through its partnership with Silverback, Mirakl will be able to provide its customers with the ability to make automated data-driven decisions at scale to

Reputation in an ever-growing online marketplace

As digital commerce continues to grow, with customers opting to shop online or via mobile over a physical shopping experience, retailers are having to quickly adapt to changing consumer behaviours. Some 82% of Britons are now shopping online, according to ONS data, so no matter what

Alibaba Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance bubble-wraps 450 brands against fraud

Alibaba Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance (AACA) has evolved into a fully-fledged IP-protection ecosystem, with nearly three years of fraud prevention experience up their sleeve now seeing 450 brands 'bubble-wrapped' against online crime. “To be responsible for such a large number of brands is a significant milestone for the