The online marketplace can be an ideal place for the new online seller, just as much as it can serve as an alternate sales channel for the larger retailer. With that said, marketplaces are often crowded with competition; to stand out requires a vendor to capitalise on every potential advantage they can find.
The Demandware shopping index surveyed over 200 million shoppers worldwide and considers shopper frequency, conversion rate, average order value & net change in shoppers.
Apple's Watch Human Interface Guidelines, also referred to as HIG has shown that its biggest takeaway is the prominence of the Watch's notifications UI. Although consumer find themselves idly swipting through the Glances UI to see what is going on, it is most likely that the most common interactions is to get a notification, check it on the watch then take an action from there. This will be the core of many engagement loops.
In a recent article published by The Retail Gazette, online sales are expected to grow by £320bn by 2018 across UK, US, Germany and China. Taking the value of the online market in these specific territories to £645bn. The figures are a result of a recent survey by OC&C Strategy Consultants, PayPay and Google.
UK Retailers are collectively missing out on £6.6bn per year in revenue due to lack of investment on their mobile proposition, according to a recent article in The Drum.