Michael Collett is the co-founder and CEO of Kin – a new private social networking app designed for families. We caught up with Michael to discuss the motivation behind Kin, the importance of privacy, and his thoughts on how social media will evolve in future. What led you to create Kin – what was your […]
The founder of the category-defining D2C sofa company discusses how the shift to ecommerce has forced companies to innovate, to find new ways to reach and interact with their customers.
Partnerships management platform Impact recently acquired unicorn status after raising $150m in a funding round that took its value to $1.5bn. Here we catch up with Ross Negus, Enterprise Account Executive at Impact, to find out what life is like as a unicorn, and why the partnership economy is a growing opportunity for brands today. […]
“Over 50% of the gross market value for the top six ecommerce players in the world is on marketplaces,” Colin Lewis, CMO of OpenJaw Technologies and author of Econsultancy’s Third-Party Marketplaces Best Practice Guide, told attendees at Econsultancy Live this week. Despite the continuing domination of big retailer.com sites, and the rising trend for direct-to-consumer […]
The real estate industry is transforming and there are a host of opportunities that brands in the sector can grasp to stay ahead of the competition.
Great technology and a unique selling proposition are not enough reasons for customers to buy more. Retail needs smart data to run their business better and the broken relationship between ecommerce and bricks-and-mortar retail will have to be mended sooner rather than later. In this on-demand talk from the SAP Together Works Summit, part of […]
The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region boasts some of the most dynamic, innovative and fast-moving ecommerce markets: from the largest ecommerce market in the world, China; to markets with near-total internet connectivity, like South Korea, to markets with high ecommerce penetration and immense potential for growth, like Indonesia. How is ecommerce in Asia-Pacific changing in the wake […]
Customer expectations regarding response time, personalisation and purchasing options are rising, as B2C experiences increasingly become the norm in the B2B orbit. Given that bespoke engagement nurtures relationships, boosts loyalty and grows your brand, how do you deliver the digital experiences that your customers really want? To learn more, watch this session from the SAP […]
The increase in complexity of sales channels and the rise of consumer expectations represent a challenge for Consumer Products manufacturers to deliver meaningful consumer experiences that drive brand preference and sales. During this watch-on-demand session from the SAP Together Works Summit at Econsultancy Live, Javier Flores, CX Advisor at SAP, discusses the different B2B & […]
A foundational change in digital marketing will happen in early 2023 when Google eliminates the use of third party cookies and the conventional way of sending and tracking consumer messaging. Consumer Products companies have long relied on agency and media partners, without owning consumer data themselves. They must take swift and decisive action to build […]
Susan Vidler is the Global Chief Research Officer at consumer insight and market research company, Toluna. We recently spoke with Susan about the importance of brand voice and why, more than ever, brands must demonstrate their true meaning in order to appeal to consumers. Here’s what she had to say, along with her thoughts on […]
What does ‘commerce everywhere’ means for the relationship between commerce and marketing? How can reviewing commerce platforms along with martech reduce time-to-value? And how can brands knit together backend and frontend to drive lifetime value? To find out more, watch this session from the SAP Together Works Summit, part of Econsultancy Live, featuring SAP’s Payal […]
The online share of food shopping in the UK was 5.4% in February 2020 according to the ONS. By February 2021, this had risen to 14.7%. However, once restrictions were eased and vaccines were rolled out more widely, online growth was negative as grocery shopping habits shifted back to brick-and-mortar. This stats roundup includes figures […]
D2C models allow for product innovation and closer relationships with consumers. But CPG brands need to get their value propositions right and connect front- and back-end technology.
With a huge opportunity in the offing to target Chinese consumers when they are in a prime shopping mindset, and competition higher than ever, what have luxury brands been doing to stand out?
Emails and SMS are communication essentials, and are as vital to businesses as they are to individuals. While email has long been a key marketing channel, we’re probably more familiar with the humble text message as a functional tool – they let us know that our booking has been confirmed, or that our takeaway is […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for fashion retailers as a whole – in 2020, UK clothes sales fell by a whopping 25%. However, even in a sector that already had a relatively high degree of ecommerce penetration, post-pandemic the shift to online has been notable. This roundup includes studies and financial results […]
Econsultancy Live: The Future of Ecommerce takes place November 22-24 and includes brand speakers from the likes of Aldo, Snug, Radley, Unilever, and the V&A.
The rapid and wholesale adoption of ecommerce has significantly altered the way that B2B buyers and sellers interact, bringing both challenge and opportunity.
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