TCC Global, a leading, global retail marketing company, has acquired online retailing specialist Summit; a partnership set to create a new generation of digitally-led marketing programmes for retailers.
The deal, advised by Livingstone, sees TCC Global, which turned over €500m in 2015, bring in Summit’s expertise in online retailing to enhance its digital engagement capabilities. Summit, which turned over in excess of £47m in the same year, will retain its established brand and existing senior management team, who have worked on the business for many years.
Digital commerce is not the future, it's the present. Over the past years there has been a growing trend towards online sales, with e-commerce in the UK alone expected to reach a staggering €174 billion in 2016.
While not all merchants are ditching their brick and mortar stores, more and more sellers are beginning to move their transactions online. With rent costs on the rise in urban centres, this is a prudent move.
However, creating a successful e-commerce site requires careful consideration and design. We've listed some crucial steps in building an e-commerce site below.
The deadline for entries for the UK's leading new business awards is fast approaching, as start-ups of all sizes and industries make their case for why they should be celebrated as one of Britain's most exciting business prospects.
Entries received before Friday 16th September will be scrutinised by an expert judging panel including Cath Kidston MBE, Emma Sinclair MBE, Nick Wheeler and the co-founders of Innocent Drinks, LOVEFiLM and Secret Escapes, with the finalists announced on 12th October. [more…]
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