Retail Peaks, they’re not just for Christmas.
The holiday season represents a crucial period for retailers both online and in physical stores. During October, November, and December each year, companies experience rapid increases in demand for their services as spending rises from a range of consumers. In the UK, 81% of consumers have said they’re planning to shop more during the Black […]
Part Six – Collaboration and its Role in the Future of Retail
Modern Consumers Demand More There has never been as much choice as there is today; the world of e-commerce has ballooned, which means that there are seemingly endless options at the click of a button. The pandemic has only accelerated this trend, and, as a result, some of the best-known brands globally have seen a […]
Part Five – UX: Data-Driven Like Never Before
We undeniably live in a data-driven world. If you want to get ahead and retain customers, making the best use of the information at hand is vital. While many retail businesses have a wealth of data at their fingertips, ensuring that it is analysed and implemented is an ongoing process. Here, we look at some […]
Part Three – What Next for the Accelerating World of E-Commerce?
The UK has the most advanced e-commerce market in all of Europe. This means that staying ahead of the game has never been more imperative; consumers expect a high level of service when buying products online. Consequently, retail businesses must work hard to deliver, literally… Flexibility in Delivery and Returns Perhaps one of the most […]
Part Two – A New Age for Customer Service in Retail
The UK high street has been a changing landscape for some time. Add in a pandemic, and you’ve got a recipe for potential disaster. Case in point, in May 2021, the British Retail Consortium reported a 77.8% year-on-year decline in footfall across the high street. Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, many of the most beloved […]
Part One – A Window of Opportunity
As we see the easing of Covid restrictions across the UK and a sense of normality return, we felt this was the time to look at how retail has had to adjust and what we might see moving forwards. Many retailers have had to quickly adapt to new forms of digital engagement and improve their […]