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Sponsorship Blunders : Tottenham have severed links with one of their official licensed suppliers after three pitch invasions caused a 10-minute delay

by Will Corry on November 28, 2014

Tottenham have severed links with one of their official licensed suppliers after three pitch invasions caused a 10-minute delay to their Europa League clash against Partizan Belgrade and left them facing a UEFA charge. [more…]

6 ‘fresh’ articles about ‘Black Friday Frenzy’

by Will Corry on November 27, 2014

The Dos and Dont's Of Black Friday And Cyber Monday : VoxPopMe, The Economist, Black Friday Fashion, Sainsbury's, Shopping Chaos

Black Friday started out as something that was only seen in America following the Thanksgiving holiday. However over the past few years we have seen Black Friday seep into the UK high street.

Black Friday is often regarded as the start of the Christmas shopping season and it sees retailers offering large discounts and sales…

Enjoy our special issue for Black Friday ..... [more…]

Beura : iBeacons have the potential to become the next generation marketing tool for retailers, museums, sport arenas and entertainment centres

by Will Corry on November 27, 2014

Mobikats Launches iBeacon Mobile Marketing Platform

Award-winning app developer Mobikats (www.mobikatsenterprise.com) today announces the launch of its enterprise-grade Beura iBeacon Platform.

Beura is Gaelic for iBeacon and the platform brings unmatched location based relevance through smartly designed customisable iBeacons coupled with the Beura tracking and messaging platform. It enables brands to track audiences in real space, engage them in real-time and deliver tailored messages, from reward points to service information.

Beura targets consumer spaces such as retail stores, malls, museums, airports and hotels giving brands a chance to capture their audience in the moment with rich, relevant, proximity experiences.

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Nielsen Research : “Six in 10 Britons said the quality of most own-label brands is as good as name brands”

by Will Corry on November 27, 2014

UK shoppers turn to supermarkets’ premium own-brand

  • Own-brands account for 54% of UK supermarket grocery sales; around 3 x global average
  • ‘Premium’ own-brand sales growing at almost 4x market rate
  • 71% of Britons say quality has improved over time; 50% would buy more if greater variety available

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Using retail channel history to predict the future

by Assistant Editor on November 25, 2014

By Aakash Patel, Analyst, Pragma - a St Ives Group company

To understand how businesses will be affected by trends in omnichannel retailing, it is important to know the developments that have contributed to its evolution. How have key breakthroughs in retail concepts, technologies, services and media tied this shift together, and how could they continue to change the retail landscape? I think there have been three key phases of development: [more…]

eDelivery Expo – the only UK event serving the multichannel logistics and operations professional

by Will Corry on November 25, 2014

There is a brand new expo co-located with the annual Internet Retailing Expo 2015: it's the new kid on the block eDelivery Expo http://edeliveryexpo.com/home/

When : 25-26 March NEC Birmingham. Register Now!

eDelivery Expo @edeliveryexpo is the only UK event looking at serving the multichannel logistics and operations professional 

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Video captures reactions of traders from the 12 Hour Store / iZettle

by Will Corry on November 25, 2014

During six days in October, iZettle helped six of Britain’s smallest businesses to open up their own flagship store on Britain’s greatest shopping street - for 12 hours each. This is what happened.To view the video, please click here 

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News about Talking Men’s Shoes, Stay Sourced, Display Wizard, Outstanding Entrepreneurs, Get Taxi, Shoppost, Jacobs Creek, Full Tilt

by Will Corry on November 24, 2014

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In-store promotional campaign / ‘Unwrap Joy’ with Cadbury and RPM

by Will Corry on November 24, 2014

Marketing agency, RPM has developed an in-store promotional campaign for Cadbury to encourage supermarket shoppers to ‘Unwrap Joy’ this Christmas.

The agency has created the concept which will run exclusively in 36 Tesco stores throughout the UK, to support the Cadbury Christmas campaign this festive season.

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This Hot Sauce Challenge video is hilarious

by Will Corry on November 24, 2014

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