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What will halt the continuing decline and closure of retail stores?

by on March 6, 2012

The great British high street is crying out for help.

The current trend of consumer spend away from “mid market brands” towards either premium/luxury or value, has exacerbated store decline.

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Book a slot to see a demo of #Intershop 7 at Internet Retailing Expo, Birmingham

by on March 5, 2012

Book a slot to see a demo of #Intershop 7 at Internet Retailing Expo, Birmingham

The new Intershop software provides store managers with unprecedented flexibility and options.

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Three quarters (73%) of shoppers do notice the music playing in stores /Immedia Group

by on March 5, 2012

Some retailers are getting their music strategies wrong.

Wrong enough to send shoppers heading for the exits.

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New research : Nine out of ten people will leave a shop with their money unspent if the service is not good enough

by on March 5, 2012

Britain’s struggling retailers are driving shoppers from the high street with poor customer service.

In a poll of more than 5,000 UK shoppers, researchers found nine out of ten people will leave a shop with their money unspent if the service is not good enough.

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“The Sofa King – Where the prices are Sofa King Low” slogan banned by the ASA

by on March 5, 2012

Mark Kypta, owner of Northampton store Sofa King says he has no plans to stop using his Sofa King Low advertising slogan despite the Advertising Standards Authority ruling it is 'likely to cause serious and widespread offence.'

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Tesco fighting for price consistency

by on March 4, 2012

Consider a customer buying a product online at one price and collecting it in-store where it is priced differently, and then to top it all refunds are required.  Such hot topics will undoubtedly be under discucssion at the forthcoming Internet Retailing Expo on March 21-22.

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Customers and Commerce: building your business now the web has matured / IRX 2012

by on March 4, 2012

Internet Retailing Expo 2012

IRX 2012 : free to attend conference, workshops and expo aimed at multichannel online retailers.

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Reducing order abandonment and increasing conversion / IRX 2012

by on March 3, 2012

Make It Easy For Shoppers to Buy: Optimise Your Checkout  Process to Grow Sales

Speaker: Greg Chapman,  Principal, Amazon Payments

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Personalized tins of soup lovingly sent to friends suffering with a cold

by on March 3, 2012

Personalized foodstuffs may be nothing new. A different take on the idea recently saw Heinz using Facebook as a platform for fans to send personalized tins of soup to friends suffering with a cold.

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Transforming from a multichannel retailer into a crosschannel trader – IRX 2012

by on March 3, 2012

At Internet Retailing Expo (IRX 2012) - John Bovill, commercial director at the Jacques Vert Group, whose brands include PlanetPrecis,Jacques Vert and Windsmoor

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