Webloyalty appoints Ben Stirling as Managing Director, Northern Europe

Webloyalty has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointment of Ben Stirling as Managing Director, Northern Europe. Joining the company from Expedia Partner Solutions, Ben has extensive knowledge of building effective partnerships and managing the successful growth of new divisions. Prior to this, Ben’s previous role was in digital marketing as a director of sales for a London search marketing agency. With a proven track record in driving business growth through eCommerce, Ben will be responsible for continuing to [...]

2018-08-13T09:37:14+00:00 13th August 2018|Uncategorized|

Rebuilding trust: how Blockchain can be used to restore consumer trust in retail

Blockchain: how can it to build trust in the supply chain?   Sven Edgren, discusses Blockchain and the potential to re-invent transparency within the food chain and retail industry. He holds the position of Head of Digital Transformation at DNV GL Business Assurance, testing and launching new services and eco systems at DNV GL. Sven has worked and lived in Norway, Sweden, England, Germany, France and the US. Currently, based out of DNV GL’s Hamburg office and holds a Master [...]

2018-08-06T13:28:10+00:00 6th August 2018|Future of retail|

Experience shopping: does it drive or deflect customer interaction?

    Richard Piper, our Business Development Director discusses experience shopping in today's retail landscape.       Experience shopping: how does it differ? Experience shopping is one way that retailers have chosen to enhance their product and improve the customer interaction in store. Though brick-and-mortar retailers have traditionally struggled to keep up with the pace of change, experience shopping offers these retailers real opportunities to redevelop their brand, reshape consumer opinions, and meet the needs of their customers. Experience shopping [...]

2018-07-19T13:52:43+00:00 19th July 2018|Retail News, The future of retail|

GUEST COMMENT: Death of the high street? Far from it. It’s boring retail that’s dying

  Steve Dennis is a strategic advisor, keynote speaker and writer on retail innovation and the future of shopping. He's President & Founder of Sageberry Consulting, a Forbes contributor and has been named a top global retail influencer by multiple organisations.     ‘The Demise of Physical Retail’ is Greatly Exaggerated The ‘death of the high street’, ‘the demise of physical retail’, and the idea that we are going through some sort of ‘retail apocalypse’ are all greatly exaggerated notions. [...]

2018-07-09T09:42:53+00:00 9th July 2018|Future of retail|

Biggest digital innovation fails in the last decade

The imminent launch of the annual Digital Retail Innovations Report by the Retail Insider has got us thinking about the many incredible digitally-fuelled innovations, as well as those that haven’t quite fulfilled the hype. Here’s a selection of digital innovation fails, handpicked by the Weboyalty team. Google Glass “This is the one that makes me ask, “What could have been?” I remember the adverts and rumours prior to the release of Google Glass and thinking that this could be a [...]

2018-06-07T15:18:45+00:00 7th June 2018|Digital Retail Innovation|
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