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Retail eCommerce news from week beginning 1 February 2021

Retail and eCommerce highlights this week include: Coresight Research predicts as many as 10,000 stores could close in the US this year. Jesta and Yuansfer form partnership to support global omnichannel...
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Zoovu report suggests online shoppers face information overload

Zoovu, a provider of AI-powered product discovery platform has published the Ultimate Guide to Product Detail Pages (PDPs). The report examines how some of the biggest B2C eCommerce brands sell their...
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Nectar360 partners with CitrusAd to launch retail media platform to brands

Nectar360, part of the Sainsbury's business, is working with CitrusAd to launch a retail media platform. The solution enables brands and ad agencies to launch targeted sponsored product, banner advertising and return on investment...
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Saks launches Media Network connecting brand partners with luxury shoppers

Saks, a luxury eCommerce platform, has launched the Saks Media Network. The network is a technology-driven programme helping brands reach the luxury retailer’s customer base with digital advertising throughout the shopping...
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Is retail ready for eCommerce’s expected holiday season

New BRG research details how the struggling industry can develop shipping plans to support much-needed holiday sales. Ecommerce sales are primed to reach $200 billion this holiday season. However, retailers' distribution...
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Google expands its online shopping platform

Google has expanded its shopping platform to support small and large retailers and shoppers through added discovery options. According to Bill Ready, President of Commerce and Payments at Google, “We want...
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UK consumers expect to spend extra £2000 on essentials as cost-of-living crisis bites

UK consumers expect to spend at least £2000 more on essentials this year as the cost-of-living crisis continues to put pressure on shoppers' purse strings, a new report from advertising platform...
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Divido launches tool to help merchants with affordable finance repayment plans

Checkout finance platform Divido has launched 'Finance Matcher', a new tool to support UK consumers find checkout finance repayment plans they can afford. The new tool supports merchants to boost sales...
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Fast ERP for fast Fashion

Fashion Retail-in-a-Box is new solution package offered by Fortude across the US, Europe, Australia, NZ and Asia. It is targeted at small and medium sized fashion businesses that produce and sell...
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Retail and eCommerce news from the week beginning 7 August 2023

@Optimizely, has announced Optimizely's Content Marketing Platform (CMP) has been selected by #NEOM, located in the north west Saudi Arabia.


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Boku Hires Nat West Veteran as CFO

Boku has announced the appointment of Rob Whittick as its new Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. He joins the AIM-listed company following the...
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Optimizely launches new SaaS CMS and Visual Builder

Optimizely has launched its SaaS CMS which includes a new Visual Builder. Building upon the company’s reputation in category leadership, this new product is...
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Pipefy Appoints US Head of Sales

Pipefy has appointed Josh Roth as Vice President of Revenue and Head of US Sales. His appointment follows the departure of Salvatore Tocco at...
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RAVEL Introduces Bare Metal Build Station

RAVEL has announced the launch of a new capability within RAVEL Orchestrate. Bare Metal Build Station enables IT teams to prepare and deploy customised...
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CultureAI closes US$10 million Series A funding round

CultureAI has closed a US$10 million Series A funding round led by Mercia Ventures and Smedvig Ventures. Two existing investors also took part, Passion...
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Is SkySparc Sparking Expansion in The US With New Hire?

SkySparc has announced the appointment of Jeff Struzenski as Managing Director for the Americas. He will be responsible for the expansion of SkySparc's consultancy practice...
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Paycorp Expands Embedded Business Funding Into UK

Paycorp, a global leader in payment solutions, has expanded its embedded, pre-approved business funding offering into the UK. Since March 2023, Paycorp's Capital Express...
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VTEX and VML support H Mart’s Ecommerce ambitions enhancing digital grocery UX

VTEX, a composable digital commerce platform, has been selected by H Mart, the largest Asian-American supermarket chain in the US. H Mart has more...
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Revenue Leaks Are Still Happening, But Can AI Stem The Flow?

Clari has published the 2024 Revenue Leak Report. At thirty-seven pages long, it is based on a survey of over 420 revenue leaders from...
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commercetools Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

commercetools, a composable commerce platform is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The company says customers can take advantage of the productive and...
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13books Capital Closes £121 Million Fund to Power up Fintech Startups

13books Capital has closed a new fundraising £121 million to invest in fintech startups. The fund was backed by new institutional investors, British Patient...
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PureCyber gets £5 million to grow market share

PureCyber has secured a £5 million investment from growth capital investor BGF. The managed security services provider (MSSP) says the investment will help it...
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Can Hey Savi Change How People Buy Fashion

Hey Savi has raised £2.2 million in pre-seed investment for an AI-powered technology platform. The founders believe it will change the way people search...
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Apricorn finds UK councils racked up 5,000 data breaches

Apricorn has released findings from its annual Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to 27 local councils. It asked specifically about data breaches and device...