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2020 holiday retail season guide: key dates and top tips to maximize your sales

Nadia Barmada | September 15, 2020 | Comments

2020 has been a challenging year for retailers and the Holiday Season will be a critical period to recoup lost income. The year has also had an unprecedented impact on people’s buying habits so we can expect a Holiday Shopping Season unlike any other. While the dates in the calendar may be familiar, there are a whole host of opportunities for businesses looking to tap into new audiences and new spending patterns.

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Topics: Amazon, eCommerce Trends, Business Growth, Black Friday, Holiday season

VR In eCommerce: How To Offer A Virtual Reality Shopping Experience

Linnworks | January 30, 2018 | Comments

Virtual Reality (VR) is a hot topic at the moment, but is it a technology worth investing in if you're an online retailer?

We're going to take a look at how VR and Augmented Reality are shaping the future of eCommerce and more importantly how you can offer a virtual reality shopping experience.

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Topics: eCommerce, eCommerce Trends, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality

eCommerce Trends For 2017

Aimee Manning | November 29, 2016 | Comments

Keeping pace with the rapidly evolving eCommerce market is no easy task, but unfortunately it is something that all retailers must do in order to stay relevant, overcome the increasing competition, retain existing customers and attract new buyers. With that in mind, not to mention the fact that 2017 is now just around the corner, we have compiled the four biggest trends that we believe are not only shaping the industry, but will dominate in the coming year.

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Topics: eCommerce, eCommerce Trends

A Global Comparison Of Online Consumer Buying Behaviour

Aimee Manning | September 26, 2016 | Comments

PWC recently released their Total Retail Global Report for 2016, outlining and comparing the consumer shopping behaviours and use of different retail channels, from over 23,000 online shoppers, from 25 different countries across the globe.

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Topics: eCommerce News, eCommerce Trends

How internet adoption is really impacting the retail industry and what it means for your business

Aimee Manning | March 9, 2016 | Comments

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The internet is far from being new or revolutionary, after all it has been 25 years since the World Wide Web came into play, but to this day it is still nothing short of extraordinary as to just how much the internet has changed the face of just about everything.

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Topics: eCommerce, eCommerce Trends