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Salesforce Commerce Cloud Launches Mobile-First Storefront Reference Architecture

Salesforce Commerce Cloud Launches Mobile-First Storefront Reference Architecture

Salesforce Commerce Cloud launched Storefront Reference Architecture, combining best practices in site design, merchandising and technical architecture for digital commerce.

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Is Cryptocurrency a Viable Option For International Retailers?

Is Cryptocurrency a Viable Option For International Retailers?

Mainstream retailers such as Expedia, Microsoft and Dell now take cryptocurrency payments. Is this a retail trend that could become popular in the future?

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Cracking the eCommerce ‘Last Mile’ Conundrum in Emerging Markets

Cracking the eCommerce ‘Last Mile’ Conundrum in Emerging Markets

The ‘Last Mile’ in the eCommerce customer journey is the delivery process. In emerging markets, this final step can be particularly challenging.

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Harnessing Alibaba Data to Better Understand China’s Intimidating Marketplace

Harnessing Alibaba Data to Better Understand China’s Intimidating Marketplace

China’s market is complicated and hard for outsiders to penetrate successfully. Alibaba can help companies understand the perplexing market.

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China’s Make-or-Break Product Review Sites

China’s Make-or-Break Product Review Sites

Chinese consumers tend to rely heavily on the advice of their peers and product reviews to help the navigate the hazards of shopping.

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Why Retailers are Deciding to Exclusively Trade Online

Why Retailers are Deciding to Exclusively Trade Online

Amid tough trading conditions on the high street, online-only retailers seem to be performing well compared to their peers with physical stores.

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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Luxury Fashion

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Luxury Fashion

The next paradigm shift that the fashion industry is facing is the advent of AI. But luxury brands haven’t always been the first to adapt to digital.

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How the Jewellery Industry is Tackling the Growing Problem of Fakes

How the Jewellery Industry is Tackling the Growing Problem of Fakes

Fake branded jewellery is an increasingly significant concern in a brand-driven jewellery industry where an increasing number of transactions happen online.

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Meet The Chatbots That Are Changing Our Everyday Lives

Meet The Chatbots That Are Changing Our Everyday Lives

New chatbots are now emerging from the nesting stage of development and are carefully being implemented into our digital world.

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The State of eCommerce Localisation 2016 Report

The State of eCommerce Localisation 2016 Report

Practicology & TranslateMedia release research identifying localisation opportunities for global online retailers.

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Extreme Segmentation: How Big Data is Transforming Retail

Extreme Segmentation: How Big Data is Transforming Retail

Retailers are making use of complex algorithms that help them identify patterns in consumer spending and associated behaviour in order to increase sales.

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Africa’s Emerging Fashion Industry

Africa’s Emerging Fashion Industry

Some of the world’s fastest growing economies are in Africa, and there’s a growing market for both luxury fashion and mid-market clothing and accessories.

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Selling Through International Online Marketplaces

Selling Through International Online Marketplaces

Online marketplaces can be a source for revenue for small businesses without their own websites or low marketing budgets but they’re not without their issues.

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Localising Smells: How Different Cultures Perceive Scents

Localising Smells: How Different Cultures Perceive Scents

Smell is not just a biological or psychological experience, it is also a social and cultural phenomenon which is increasingly being used in brand marketing.

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The Future’s Bright, the Future’s Silicon

The Future’s Bright, the Future’s Silicon

Figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) show online sales grew at their fastest rate for three years in December – at 19.2%.

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British Firms Urged to Meet China Tourism Demand

British Firms Urged to Meet China Tourism Demand

British firms are being urged to think about tailoring their customer service and marketing strategies around Mandarin.

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Are Retailers Ready for the Christmas Tourist Influx?

Are Retailers Ready for the Christmas Tourist Influx?

The UK has become a hotspot for international shoppers, particularly over the Christmas period. But are retailers ready?

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LVMH to Capitalise on Chinese Tourism With New Store

LVMH to Capitalise on Chinese Tourism With New Store

LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton are to renovate their old department store in Paris in a bid to attract tourists from emerging markets.

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German Consumers Embracing Ecommerce

German Consumers Embracing Ecommerce

German shoppers are embracing commerce as online shopping moves closer to becoming the standard retail entry point for the country’s consumers.

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Middle East Ecommerce: Opportunities and Challenges

Middle East Ecommerce: Opportunities and Challenges

As Google, PayPal and logistics firm Aramex announce an important ecommerce tie-up in the Middle East to empower small businesses to go online, we take a look at what it means for the region's retail landscape.

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