The latest marketing best practice, trends, case studies and statistics on the retail sector


"In the UK, 63.5% of total retail sales were made using mobile devices in Q2 2019"

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An introduction to direct-to-consumer brands and their marketing

In the past decade, we’ve seen a swathe of successful digital-first direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands make their mark. From Dollar Shave Club to Glossier – D2C has become synonymous with success. Why is this the case, and what does it tell us about retail and marketing?

This briefing explores the benefits of the D2C sales model, takes a look at some of the best examples of this trend, and examines the future of D2C.

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Fast Track Training: Ecommerce & Online Merchandising

This course deep dives into the fundamentals of online selling, guiding you through a framework for online merchandising. From product selection and presentation, through to search, sorting, filtering and promotions.

1-day course | various dates | London

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Digital Shift Q3 2019: Ever-changing retail

In this chapter of the Digital Shift Q3 2019, we explore the rapidly-changing retail landscape: the latest need-to-know trends in commerce including influencers as retailers, AI prediction, e-commerce media and a big move into commerce from Google.

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