High Street Retailers

By Sasha Fedorenko August 16, 2019 - 5:12 pm

Building connections off-screen: How Taobao support pure-play brands find success offline

Taobao have teamed up with local retailers to launch a multi-labelled physical store to host independent clothing brands that sell on the Alibaba Group-owned online marketplace. The move sees Taobao embracing the omnichannel model by supporting pure-play brands debut their offering in the offline world. Piloting at

Understanding the marketplace-retailer win-win model

Online marketplaces are the search engines of retail. Consumers are increasingly using marketplaces to research, cross-reference price and quality of products. According to Cpcstrategy research, 75% of shoppers say they look to Amazon for new products and brands to shop from. Retailers are taking advantage

Becoming customer focused rather than channel focused at IRC 2019

The advent of the ecommerce shifted retailers' attention towards balancing two channels responsible for generating sales, sometimes creating the incision of choosing the right funnel to lead their business. In a bid to prioritise a channel that's worth an investment, retailers often forget about keeping

‘We help struggling offline retailers to stay in business:’ Zalando CFO

"We help struggling offline retailers to stay in business," is how Zalando CFO described the platform's support for retailers to succumb to the declining high-street footfall. Speaking during Zalando Q2 financial results conference call, David Schröder chief financial officer (CFO) of Zalando began explaining the 'win-win'

Summer slump for high street footfall across UK

Footfall across the UK declined by 2.9% in June, compared to the same point last year when it declined by 0.9%, says new figures by BRC. According to BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor for June 2019, poor footfall this June led to a significant fall in

‘You can’t beat Amazon on their own terms, says Amazon book author

Retailers should avoid trying to "beat Amazon on their own terms", according to the author of a new book on the ecommerce giant. They should use this approach to their advantage, admits Natalie Berg, retail analyst, founder of NBK Retail and author of 'Amazon: how the

Mirakl adds ‘Click & Collect’ for Retailer’s Marketplaces

Mirakl have announced the release their latest feature - ‘Click & Collect' functionality. Click & Collect is now available to all third-party sellers operating on marketplaces run by brick and mortar retailers using the Mirakl Marketplace solution. In addition to the home delivery option, shoppers can

Next Generation In-store Technology Report

CSC have announced the findings of a new survey called “Next Generation In-store Technology: Where do Shoppers and Retailers Stand?” The survey identifies that retailers are using customer analytics to deliver a more personalised experience to in-store shoppers but consumers are divided on how they

Britain, a nation of shop keepers?

Jane is an eBay Specialist Consultant who blogs as the eBayAnorak as well as being an eBay Education Specialist and all round eBay guru. Today she talks about how High Street businesses can prosper in an Internet age. Her point about traditional high street businesses

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