Omni-channel essential for e-commerce survival

Deseré Orrill, CEO of the Ole! Media Group and MD of HoneyKome, weighs in on why the omni-channel is vital for etailers. By the end of 2017, 2-billion people globally used their mobile devices to shop online. While not all online shoppers make purchases with their...

Long live the brick and mortar store

Online shopping has never been easier or more intuitive. You’re at work or at home, and with a simple click of the mouse you can book a dream vacation or the latest curved smart television, or your weekly groceries can be delivered to your doorstep. And even...

Trends in IT and e-commerce

Another interesting year in the IT and e-commerce world has passed and 2018 promises to be even more eventful. Sven Hammar, chief strategy officer of Apica, identified what he thiks will be the three strongest trends in IT and e-commerce next year.   GDPR will affect...

The safe online shopping guide

Online retailers are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year. With more consumers doing their holiday shopping online, additional compute resources and warehouses bulging with inventory ensure that shoppers won’t experience any delays in finding what they...

Retailers’ systems need to handle the pressure

This year’s shopping season ‘officially’ kicked off with a staggering 348 transactions per minute taking place on Black Friday (24 November), and 201 transactions per minute on Cyber Monday (27 November). And that’s just the beginning –...

Black Friday isn’t that great for retailers

Black Friday isn’t yet as important to all sellers as you might expect. This is the message being relayed by the experts from Optiseller, which used this year’s Black Friday as an opportunity to look at how some of the largest sellers on eBay UK performed...