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Reflections on 2017

by David Buckingham, CEO | December 21, 2017

I’m sure we can all agree that it has been a whirlwind year for the retail industry. We’ve seen industry veterans battle for the lead spot in innovation and consumer loyalty...


Black Friday

In-store or online? Will Black Friday sales predict the future of retail?

by David Buckingham, CEO | December 7, 2017

With Black Friday come and gone, how exactly did retailers in the UK fare this year? And what, if anything, does this suggest for the retail sector going forward? According to..


Direct to consumer

New doesn’t always mean better

by David Buckingham, CEO | November 28, 2017

The death of physical shops and, indeed the high street, has long been predicted based on the proliferation of online shopping. We’re bombarded with stats around just how much..


Black Friday

Is Black Friday in the UK really a big deal?

by David Buckingham, CEO | November 20, 2017

Not too long ago, the last weekend in November was a date that US retailers (and indeed consumers) planned for the entire year. Black Friday, the biggest shopping day in the..



Ecrebo wins with Waitrose at the Retail Systems Awards

It’s always a fantastic feeling when the work you do is recognised by the wider industry, which is why we are particularly thrilled to have won the Retail Partnership of the..



Shoptalk Europe Makes Its (Successful) Mark in Copenhagen


Earlier this year, I was thrilled to attend Shoptalk 2017 in Las Vegas, one of the most talked-about, must-attend new conferences developed for the retail industry. So, I was..


consumer confidence

How retailers can capitalise on growing U.S. consumer confidence

Recent reports have revealed a continued rise in economic perceptions over the past few months within the U.S. This is a positive indication for the health of the retail..


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