By Greenlight | 14 July 2015 |
It is without a doubt one of the most busy and stressful days of the year for retailers, and with £810m spent online by British shoppers in 2014, Black Friday is rapidly becoming the biggest shopping day of the year. Black Friday shoppers are predominantly looking for a bargain and they are going to leave your site to price compare against your competitors. So how do you ensure you are best placed to keep and convert them?
By Greenlight | 13 July 2015 |
In the last few years, it’s come to light that the over 55’s market is flourishing, with consumer spending growing faster among the over 50’s than other segments. What’s more interesting is the strong online presence they have, with 86% regularly shopping online.
By Andreas Pouros | 10 July 2015 |
With contactless card payments accounting for more than £2.3bn of spending in 2014, the launch of Apple Pay is a long awaited step as contactless payments go mobile.
By Greenlight | 26 January 2015 |
Online shopping may be about to fundamentally change. Google is thought to be working on a ‘buy button’ that would allow shoppers to purchase products through its search results pages with a single click. By doing so, Google could take ownership of the entire online shopping experience.
By Andreas Pouros | 11 December 2014 |
To make shopping truly personal, retailers must treat consumers as individuals, not members of a macro group. They must develop an understanding of shoppers beyond the broad buckets of gender, country, age and purchase history.
By Kevin Murray | 18 June 2014 |
Why fashion retailers with eCommerce sites need to be laying the foundations and doing the easy things well now, not later.
By Kevin Murray | 12 February 2014 |
It has been two weekends now since the media reported the issues with pricing on the screwfix.com site. Online shoppers had a field day buying high value items at a snip of the price compliments of a pricing glitch. Screwfix.com's error highlighted the importance of managing pricing on retailer eCommerce platforms during overall implementations which unfortunately tends not to be given the necessary attention that is due. As highlighted in the case of screwfix.com, this can prove a costly oversight should something go wrong.