Retail

retailers concerning clicks to bricks

Converting clicks to bricks: Five new retail growth strategies

The impact of digital on bricks and mortar retail is developing fast with some occasional surprising twists and turns. While e-commerce only makes up 11% of total US ...
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2019 UK holiday sales

UK 2019 holiday retail outlook is upbeat and online

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and online sales all throughout the Empire. The good news according to the latest findings from Coresight Research is that ...
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2019 Christmas sales predictions

2019 US holiday sales should grow 3.8%-4.2%

The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts sales this holiday season should be up 3.8%-4.2% over last year. Despite concerns about a hangover from China-US tariff disputes, the NRF ...
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global payments news

Sept 27 Global payments industry news roundup

It’s definitely the busy season and we’ll help you save time with this week’s global payments industry news roundup. Narvar tells us what customers hate most about returning ...
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Macy's department store

Macy’s same-day delivery is a new reality for retailers

Macy’s announcement of a new, free, same-day delivery program for hundreds of thousands of products, creates a whole new US retail reality. As if retailers didn’t have enough ...
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loyalty programs research

Premium loyalty programs research: Will customers pay?

Loyalty programs can generate substantial revenue when well-designed, created with substantial value and crafted to meet the needs of key customers. That old 80/20 marketing formula from your ...
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Amazon PayCode available at Western Union

Pay cash for Amazon via Western Union

Apparently, cash is not on its deathbed after all. At least not yet at Amazon. Amazon is partnering with Western Union to expand its PayCode service so US ...
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global payments news roundup

Aug 30 Global payments news roundup

We say hello to his week’s global payments news roundup and goodbye to the last weekend of the summer holidays. We start with $260 billion – that’s the ...
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click and collect shopping research

Consumers are clicking and buying, but why aren’t 14% collecting?

Click and collect, also called buy online pickup in-store (BOPIS), is often touted as the next big thing in the last-mile delivery of online purchases to consumers. In ...
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online retail 2019 predictions

State of Online Retail 2019: Is your mobile mojo working?

The latest research from media analytics company Comscore shows mobile is making solid and sometimes surprising headway when it comes to the share of e-commerce spending conducted on ...
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