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Articles tagged with: retail

Proximus: revolutionising the way retailers use data

Written by entrepreneurcountry on Wednesday, 14 May 2014.

Visionary Spanish startup Proximus has found a way to help store owners of all sizes to target their audience like never before. Simply put, their innovative piece of tech enables retailers to gather data on their customers as they move around a store, giving them a unique insight into the key spending habits and interest categories of each individual shopper.

Startup of the Week: Shoplo

Written by Magda Borowik on Tuesday, 25 February 2014.

Shoplo is one of Poland's hottest new start-ups. It is a professional tool designed for multichannel online sales. It helps digital entrepreneurs build their own online stores and sell their products via mobile commerce, Facebook, eBay, Widgets, Blogs, Google Shopping and other price comparisons.

Start-Up Series: Playrcart

Written by Kelly Dolan on Wednesday, 02 October 2013.

With a disruptive concept that creates a digitally enabled solution for retailers, Playrcart have created a new ecosystem that markets, promotes, distributes and retails products using the power of video across the web.

Burberry Brings Bricks and Mortar Back to Life

Written by Linda Peters on Monday, 23 September 2013.

When Burberry announced that its flagship London store would become a physical manifestation of its website, the luxury world jolted to reality.

Is Software Now Eating The Rag Trade?

Written by Joe Haslam on Sunday, 22 September 2013.

Even by the standards of Silicon Valley, where dramatic predictions are as common as hot dinners, to say that “Retail is Dead” is still quite shocking. What, you mean dead dead, not just say, resting? Yes, that is what Marc Andreessen of Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz recently told PandoDaily's Sarah Lacy.

Content Meets Commerce

Written by Linda Peters on Tuesday, 17 September 2013.

Shoppable Magazines Have Arrived!

In February 2011, founder of Net-a-Porter Natalie Massenet told the Financial Times; ‘Media companies are going to become retailers and retailers are going to become media companies” Fast-forward two years and Massenet’s predictions prove true, as announcements of new partnerships between media and e-commerce companies and emerging shoppable magazines are proliferating.

Ecosystem Economics™ in Retail: An Interview with Viewsy

Written by Kelly Dolan on Tuesday, 17 September 2013.

A rapidly growing digital start-up, Viewsy is helping retailers the world over understand customer behaviour in physical stores.

How the Rise in Video is Driving Ecommerce

Written by Linda Peters on Tuesday, 05 February 2013.

As the 2012 retail year ended, we noticed two major factors were driving an increase in online sales: mobile and the increasing use and influence of video. In fact, Ashley Schwartz, founder of digital advertising consultancy Furious Minds, told Beet.TV that video views of retail items are driving as much as 40 percent of site visitors to ecommerce sites.

Retailers won't succeed without technology

on Monday, 01 October 2012.

Technology is all around us – our phones, laptops, games consoles and even our TVs can now connect us wirelessly to the web to enable us to socialise, search and, most importantly, shop.

3 Future Trends in Retailing

on Tuesday, 04 September 2012.

The future of retailing relies on 3 all important trends that are already emerging and are dominating the consumer buying experience. Here, I will run through each trend and how they are being implemented already by large retail companies.