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Online luxury sales driving post-pandemic recovery according to new data

September 10, 2021

Via: Charged

Online luxury retail sales skyrocketed 50 per cent over the first half of 2021 as it became the fastest growing sector thanks to a “growing digitally native middle class”. Luxury ecommerce sales across international markets are driving the post-pandemic economic […]


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Online retail sales drop for 4th month in a row as supply issues bite

September 9, 2021

Via: Charged

Online retail sales dropped by a further 9.3 per cent in August marking the fourth consecutive months of decline. While the UK’s ecommerce sales decline slowed slightly from July’s fall of 9.6 per cent, August’s performance was still well below […]


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Shopify president outlines his retail predictions for the upcoming months

September 8, 2021

Via: Charged

Shopify president Harley Finkelstein has given his predictions for the upcoming holiday season and its effects on retail on Twitter. “QR codes will continue to play a big role – the pandemic reinvigorated the use of QR codes as a […]


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Social shopping startup Flip raises $28M

August 31, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Flip is yet another platform trying to get in on the social commerce action. But in its fundraising announcement, Flip also tried to differentiate itself as a platform that allows content creators to earn money from their product reviews without […]


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Shopify sellers can now sell directly through TikTok accounts amid latest ‘social commerce’ push

August 25, 2021

Via: Charged

TikTok has extended its partnership with Shopify, allowing its UK sellers to sell to customers directly through their profiles for the first time. Shopify has once again ramped up its ‘social commerce’ functionality after interest from its sellers skyrocketed throughout […]


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Holiday Shopping in a Post-Pandemic Era: What Retailers Need to Know

August 24, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

As retailers prepare for the holiday shopping season ahead, many may be thinking that now is the time to start preparing, wondering if we are gearing up for another extended, ecommerce-driven season. While we likely can expect to see more […]


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Returns: The Hidden Opportunity for Retail

August 16, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Returns provide brands and retailers the opportunity to delight their customers. But not all brands and retailers are seizing this opportunity. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), the U.S. market saw over $400B in returns in 2020. If this […]


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Instagram tests ads in Shop tab, further building out e-commerce potential

August 13, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The latest update from Instagram sees the company building out its e-commerce capabilities as it looks to become a stronger contender in the space. Instagram initially rolled out Shop last July in order to provide businesses a centralized selling platform, […]


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Ebay becomes latest to show signs the pandmic-online boom is over seeing shares dip 2%

August 12, 2021

Via: Charged

Ebay’s shares have dipped two per cent in extended trading as it became the latest online retailer to show signs the pandemic-driven online boom is ending. Ebay saw sales jump 14 per cent to $2.7 billion over the three months […]


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How to Build a Successful Omnichannel Experience

August 10, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

Many retailers see their customers using multiple channels and understand that unifying the relationship between social media, physical locations, and ecommerce options is vital for survival. Knowing that you need to create an impactful omnichannel experience for shoppers is one […]