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|

2018’s top 10 retail influencers to follow on social media

The evolution of the retail and ecommerce industry never stops. This year’s retail influencers have been chosen for their knowledge and understanding of retail, as well as their continued impact that has led to their opinions and expertise being sought after by others. Here is Webloyalty’s 2018 Ecommerce and Retail Influencers List.   1. Mary Portas – @MaryPortas Not a name confined only to the retail and ecommerce industry, Portas’ influence has spread far and wide having been appointed in [...]

2018-06-06T10:11:41+00:00 30th May 2018|Retail News|

Cashback programmes and the rise of the deal-focused shopper

  Myriam Giardini, our Director of Product Marketing discusses the rise of cashback websites and the increasing trend of deal-driven consumers. Myriam is responsible for defining the strategy and value proposition for the Webloyalty product portfolio. Her expertise is in proposing the best deals and offers to our members, so that they save money and earn rewards when they shop. Her passions? Wine, vineyards and of course, the shopping experience! Cashback and ecommerce: Consumers are more deal driven than ever [...]

2018-05-25T15:02:18+00:00 25th May 2018|Ecommerce|

5 Websites with first-class mobile user experience

  Michelle Fotopoulos, our Director of Mobile Marketing, hand-picks her top five websites and apps that have blazed a trail with their high standards of mobile user experience. Michelle is a passionate mobile product and marketing enthusiast living in Geneva, Switzerland. In her role at Webloyalty she has channelled this passion into driving better performance and engagement through mobile channels for her global partners and clients. She also likes cats. 1. ASOS   It is not surprising that a clothes [...]

2018-05-25T15:13:33+00:00 15th May 2018|Mobile|
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