Modern Retail's articles

  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
The integration of global digital advertising company Inskin Media will improve Azerion’s technology stack and boost its advertising capabilities. Azerion, the fast-growing digital entertainment and media platform, today announces the acquisition of leading multi-screen, high-impact digital advertising company, Inskin Media. This integration into the Azerion platform serves the company’s ambitions to become the leading European […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Morphean’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Martyn Ryder, considers the importance of ethics and trusted partnerships when securing high streets across Europe. The gradual easing of Covid-related restrictions and re-opening of businesses across the UK and Europe can only be good news for the retail industry. Following an extended period of such uncertainty and the […]
  1. Merchandising
Digital receipts start-up Flux introduces Flux Offers, a rewards feature that allows retailers to provide instant cashback to UK shoppers, with cashback credited to a customer’s bank account moments after purchasing  Flux Offers gives businesses more opportunities to drive growth, allowing retailers total control over their cashback offers, including promoting specific products or product ranges […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Messaging app will offer fast, direct connection for customers with their favourite retail brands. Critizr, Europe’s customer interaction management specialists, on 19th October, announced the launch of WhatsApp within their leading Critizr Connection platform. Responding to the growing need of brands to build proximity between store managers and their customers, the new feature will be rolled […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
As a retail or e-commerce brand manager, you know how critical inventory management is to your operations. It would be challenging for your business to reach its full potential and operate seamlessly without a strong strategy. Inventory management is not a topic many people get excited about. However, it’s something retailers and e-commerce experts need […]
  1. Data & Insights
Ecommerce in Europe is preparing for the busiest time of the year: the holiday season. However, many businesses aren’t sure they’ll be ready for what the holiday season brings, reveals the Ecommerce Trend Report published by Packhelp.  Ecommerce businesses in Europe feel as though they could do more According to the data sourced by Packhelp, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Pandemic prompts love for own-label amongst European shoppers as price sensitivity rises, Pricer’s data reveals. Pandemic-fuelled price sensitivity is making European shoppers less loyal to brands, prompting shoppers to switch to own-brands rather than private-label products, the latest research from Pricer, the world’s most reliable provider of ESLs (Electronic Shelf Labels), reveals.  Original research of over […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Since the onset of COVID-19 forced physical shops to close, the number of online purchases has increased dramatically. Having grown to 43% of overall purchases from a pre-pandemic average of 32%, the number is expected to remain at 41%, even once the impact of the pandemic begins to decline. However, with more than half of […]
  1. Retail Operations
These days, it’s not uncommon for customers to begin their shopping experience in one channel and complete it in another. This is why it’s so important for retailers to collect in-store data as easily as they do online – an area that many have historically struggled in for a long time, having only footfall and […]
  1. Department: Beverage
The Borrow Shop photo credit: Anne-Marie Hayes Sophie Watson has launched The Borrow Shop in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, allowing customers to borrow items instead of having to buy them. Alongside the ability to borrow items for reasonable prices, Sophie sells a range of eco-friendly gifts, as well as coffee and vegan bakes for customers to […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Seamless integration of developer-friendly APIs with headless CMS scales customer experience delivery and optimization.   Amplience, the leading commerce experience platform for high scale, high growth brands and retailers, and Dynamic Yield, the Experience Optimization Platform, today announced a partnership that will allow brands to go API-first and leverage A/B testing and personalization in a headless […]