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Opinion

Ebay UK boss Murray Lambell: ‘Online and offline – it isn’t a binary game of winner takes all’

2021-03-02T06:30:00+00:00By

Over the past year, many have tried to pit ecommerce against physical stores. And with the regrettable loss of some big brands from our high streets it’s an easy assumption to make.

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Zalando targets bigger share of European market after stellar year

2021-03-16T14:43:00+00:00By

Zalando has upgraded its ambitions to take a larger share of the European fashion market as sales soared over the past year.

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Analysis

Six ways to fast-track ecommerce strategy in 2021

2021-02-08T06:00:00+00:00By Victoria McDermott

Online sales have soared 46% year on year, with the pandemic changing consumer shopping behaviour as we know it. As RWRC’s Accelerating Ecommerce Week kicks off, we look at the steps retailers must take to expedite their digital propositions.

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Analysis

The power players: the acquisitive retailers snapping up brands

2021-01-26T07:00:00+00:00By

As Boohoo snaps up Debenhams, Retail Week takes a look at the pack of retailers taking advantage of the acquisition opportunities Covid has created to boost their business. Who are the sector’s new power players?

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Video

Watch: The Entertainer and NOTHS reveal trading trends from a ‘chaotic’ Christmas

2021-01-21T07:00:00+00:00

Christmas 2020 was the most volatile retail has ever experienced. Leaders from The Entertainer, Notonthehighstreet, Openpay and Braze dissect the trading trends and what they mean for retail in 2021.

Deep dive: How to think like a pureplay

Deep dive:How to think like a pureplay
  • As online retail grows, established retailers like M&S want to 'think like a pureplay'
  • Trouva co-founder Mandeep Singh says "obsession" with data is key to attracting and keeping online customers
  • Made.com chair Susanne Given says pureplays have "a level of precision" traditional retailers do not
  • Learn how pureplays maximise their data, agility and structure
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