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Research : Who is pushing further into the world of bricks-and-mortar shopping?

Research : Who is pushing further into the world of bricks-and-mortar shopping?

by on September 16, 2016

You may have seen the news earlier this week that Amazon are pushing further into the world of bricks-and-mortar shopping, with plans for 100 pop-up stores in US shopping malls that will focus on showcasing its technology offerings, with emphasis being placed on Amazon’s new product Echo.

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[Watch] “The baby reaches out to the dog” …. Amazon Prime TV Spot, ‘Lion’

[Watch] “The baby reaches out to the dog” …. Amazon Prime TV Spot, ‘Lion’

by on September 4, 2016

When the newest member of the family isn't so receptive of the family dog, the father takes notice and thinks of an idea to introduce the golden retriever to his newborn with the help of a stuffed lion doll. He searches for the item in mind on Amazon Prime and makes his order.

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Amazon ‘Dashes’ the hopes of UK supermarkets

Amazon ‘Dashes’ the hopes of UK supermarkets

by on September 1, 2016

The launch of Amazon’s ‘Internet of Things' Dash service could steal 20% of UK supermarket online sales, says e-commerce delivery expert ParcelHero.

Amazon is continuing its assault on the UK grocery market with the launch of its Dash service for UK Prime members. While some industry experts are predicting it will capture just 3% of the grocery market for Amazon, e-tail delivery specialists ParcelHero believe the launch of Dash could capture Amazon a 20% share of the online market by 2020 – and could even spell doom for one supermarket chain.

https://www.parcelhero.com/

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Amazon will pay you to deliver its packages

by on July 21, 2016

  • Amazon Flex drivers can make up to £15 per hour to make deliveries
  • It will be trialled in Birmingham before being expanded across the country
  • Drivers in the Midlands can apply now to get on board with the venture
  • All you need is an Android phone, a car and some time to spare

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One in four name Amazon as their favourite retail brand / The DMA

One in four name Amazon as their favourite retail brand / The DMA

by on July 15, 2016

The DMA announces its latest findings into the relationships that customers have with retail brands, which reveals that Amazon is named as the favourite for one in four (25%) of consumers surveyed – with high street stalwarts John Lewis (14%) and Marks & Spencer (10%) the next in line.

While Amazon topped the list, just three of the top 20 are online-only – Amazon, eBay and ASOS. However, most of these have also experimented with in-store experiences over the last 12 months, highlighting the continued importance of a multi-channel strategy when it comes to retail customer engagement. Most notably, Apple came in 14th behind traditional high street brands including John Lewis, M&S, Next, Debenhams, Primark and House of Fraser. [more…]

Lego, Amazon, Metrobank and IKEA Win Inaugural eXchange Awards From TransgressiveX

Lego, Amazon, Metrobank and IKEA Win Inaugural eXchange Awards From TransgressiveX

by on July 13, 2016

New brand measurement and optimisation agency, TransgressiveX (TX) continues its disruptive market entry with its Inaugural eXchange Awards. This is the first time an agency has launched its own sector awards scheme.

More about the awards...

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Another delivery straight to the dustbin

Another delivery straight to the dustbin

by on July 8, 2016

Chris Dawson who is editor of Tamebay writes ... Why do couriers do it? Why do they still think that the dustbin is one of the favoured places for consumers to receive a delivery?

Today it’s the turn of Amazon Logistics, but other couriers have also delivered to my bin in the past and always when I’m away from home and risk having my bins kindly put out for emptying by my neighbours.

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Webinar : “Revealing just how bad website performance has got and why it’s no laughing matter”

Webinar : “Revealing just how bad website performance has got and why it’s no laughing matter”

by on July 6, 2016

The Need for Speed – Global Retail Benchmarks Webinar.  Why the big slow down? Retail websites are heavier, slower, and more complex than ever before…when the public demands speed.

This webinar will be short and jam packed with insightful data that we’ve collected from more than 300 different retail sites for the past year.Presenter Dave Anderson, VP Marketing at Dynatrace, and resident data nerd, will even shamed his home country revealing just how bad website performance has got and why it’s no laughing matter.

Save your virtual seat and register now.

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Effects of Brexit being felt across UK ecommerce and multichannel retailing / Via Internet Retailing .. By Chloe Rigby

Effects of Brexit being felt across UK ecommerce and multichannel retailing / Via Internet Retailing .. By Chloe Rigby

by on June 29, 2016

Via Internet Retailing .. By 

The effects of last week’s UK vote to leave the European Union are being felt across ecommerce. While negative effects are being seen as share prices fall, opportunities are opening up as the pound falls against currencies from the euro to the dollar – making the UK prices a bargain for overseas shoppers buying online.

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Amazon plan to break into the UK online groceries market – infographic / Retail Vision

by on February 24, 2016

Amazon’s entry into the British retail grocery market: A Quick Look

After Amazon Pantry, online retail giant Amazon is all set to shake up the British retail grocery market with the launch of its fresh grocery division, Amazon Fresh. According to the infographic below created by Retail Vision, the company is taking its latest endeavor very seriously and is aiming to grab 2% of the UK’s £149bn grocery market with fast delivery, and innovative ordering services.

Trials have already started in two major cities in the UK - London and Birmingham. Graphic by Shutterstock.

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