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eCommerce delivery technology : MetaPack has increased revenues by over £5.5 million year on year

eCommerce delivery technology : MetaPack has increased revenues by over £5.5 million year on year

by on September 8, 2017

MetaPack @MetaPack Reports Revenues Up, Platform Enhancements to Speed Carrier Integration and New Pipeline of Products

MetaPack, the global leader in eCommerce delivery technology, has announced that, after two years of investment in its core systems, it has increased revenues by over £5.5 million year on year.

This 20% growth is further supported by a distinct upward trajectory in operating performance with EBITDA income shifting MetaPack from a £5.5 million loss in 2016 to profit for this financial year.

The company has also grown its global business over the past financial year, adding 40 new carriers to its delivery management platform and signing up 27 new top 100 eCommerce brands. It is on course to further expand new carriers by an additional 40-50 over the next 12 months.

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Want to launch your own branded network service and make recurring revenues without much effort?

Want to launch your own branded network service and make recurring revenues without much effort?

by on March 8, 2017

Branded Community Phones the Next Tupperware?

By Mark Trowbridge, CEO, RIPTec


If you think that Tupperware parties went out with the 1980s, think again. They’re alive and well, but now have a new face in the form of brands creating communities and upselling all things own-branded into it.

Social media is fuelling the rise of branded communities as is the growing trend towards lifestyle segmentation where like-minded people come together in communities.  So, if you want to launch your own branded network service and make recurring revenues without much effort, just click here (http://riptec.net/community.php).

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xAd’s Black Friday UK weekend footfall report reveals cities in Scotland and North are bargain hungry

by on December 2, 2016

Today xAd, the global leader in location intelligence that drives sales, releases its foot traffic analysis of the UK’s leading high streets over the Black [more…]

Small online retailers competing with High Street giants with Click & Collect

by on October 19, 2016

With more than 300,000 instances every day in the UK, the problem of missed deliveries is a growing headache for online retailers facing escalating costs. Perhaps more importantly, however, inconvenient delivery options are also having a direct impact on conversion rates at checkout, as studies1 reveal that 48% of basket abandonments happen as a result of insufficient delivery choice. [more…]

Over half of large UK retailers are still struggling to connect the in-store and online shopping experience

by on August 16, 2016

While more than nine out of ten (92%) large multichannel retailers are now selling online in the UK, almost three-fifths (59%) consider a lack of visibility across channels to be the biggest challenge that they face today, according to a new study released today by RetailMeNot, operator of VoucherCodes.co.uk.

Connecting the in-store and online shopping experience remains a considerable problem for the majority of the UK’s largest multichannel retailers, with nearly two-fifths (38%) admitting that they struggle to offer consistent prices across multiple channels.

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DMA Research … Which group are you? … Active Loyals, Habitual Loyals, Situational Loyals or Active Disloyals

DMA Research … Which group are you? … Active Loyals, Habitual Loyals, Situational Loyals or Active Disloyals

by on August 15, 2016

Retailers must learn to talk consumers' language. There are four types of consumer brand loyalty. View our new infographic to discover whether your consumers are Active Loyals, Habitual Loyals, Situational Loyals or Active Disloyals.

Engaged customers are better customers. Engaged customers buy more and your marketing will have better traction with them. Engaged customers talk about your brand to their friends, which is the best possible recommendation.

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“Should retailers be looking at mobile only rather than mobile first?”

“Should retailers be looking at mobile only rather than mobile first?”

by on August 12, 2016

Paul Skeldon, Internet Retailing writes     ....   Boffins at the IMRG have been watching a steadily growing gulf emerge in terms of growth between online-only retailers and omni-channel retailers.

According to the men in white coats, there is a widening gap between pure-play online only retailers and the omni-channel players when it comes to online sales – and the key difference is the former’s focus on mobile.

Since last July online-only retailers are up +24.8% year-to-date (Jan to June) and multichannel retailers back on +9.5%.

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No Brexit plans in place for 60% of British retailers, finds research from Global-e

No Brexit plans in place for 60% of British retailers, finds research from Global-e

by on May 25, 2016

A survey of 250 British retail decision-makers released today by Global-e, the cross-border e-commerce specialist, reveals that 3 in 5 (60%) retailers have made no business plans whatsoever should a Brexit go ahead in June; a little over a month away. In fact, 96% of retail sole traders have made no business provisions at all for a potential Brexit.

Among the cross-section of retail businesses surveyed, medium-sized retailers (100-249 employees) are most prepared for a potential Brexit with over a half (54%) saying they have made plans as a business already. This group was also most in favour of a Brexit, with 54% saying that they will vote to leave the European Union, compared to under a quarter (24%) of respondents in companies with more than 500 employees. [more…]

[Research] … Three in four consumers feel they know more than the store associate

by on February 24, 2016

Over the past decade, the internet and smartphone revolution has changed the rules of shopping and presented retailers with the challenge of their lives as they strive to stay ahead of the digital curve.

Whilst retail companies have focused much attention on honing their online offering, a recent survey of 2,000 UK consumers by Manhattan Associates highlights that shoppers have become increasingly frustrated that their in-store shopping experience does not match the quality of their experience online.

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Email marketing …. rais urges retailers to consider single customer view for 380% growth

by on January 6, 2016

The customer intelligence and CRM platform rais is urging retailers to offset the January sales slump with a fresh new approach to email marketing.

Citing the benefits of personalised communications and data driven analysis, the unique rais approach to ecommerce for SMEs has been proven to nurture a 380% increase in customer email subscriptions – a key factor in purchasing decisions.

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