Christmas comes but once a year

By Michael Poyser, Chief Analytics Officer | 20 December 2018
Many retailers will be crossing their fingers and hoping their Christmas wishes will come true this year. While Christmas is undoubtedly an important event for virtually ...

Has the department store had its day?

By David Buckingham, CEO | 12 December 2018
I’m sure we can all recall the old-school glamour of department stores of the past. Modelled as gateways to new fashions, new designs and a refuge from the mundane, ...

Black Friday retrospective — has the novelty worn off?

By David Buckingham, CEO | 5 December 2018
The four-day Black Friday weekend is over for another year and it’s an interesting time to reflect on the event and compare shopper behaviour with previous years. In ...

Which Supermarket has the Best Christmas Countdown Strategy?

By Michael Poyser, Chief Analytics Officer | 28 November 2018
Michael Poyser, Ecrebo’s Chief Analytics Officer, shared his views on the Christmas trends he expects to see in UK supermarkets this year, with The Grocer. Although all ...

Wrapping up sales this Christmas

By Michael Poyser, Chief Analytics Officer | 28 November 2018
It’s that time of year again. The Coca Cola truck is making its way across the UK. Our town centres are lit up with fairy lights. And retailers’ hotly-anticipated ...

Getting more out of retail data

By Michael Poyser, Chief Analytics Officer | 22 November 2018
Retailers are increasingly focusing on data and analytics to help make better business decisions and guide marketing initiatives. But when it comes to decision-making, ...

Moving fashion forward with retail technology

By David Buckingham, CEO | 15 November 2018
Online sales now account for almost 20% of all retail sales. According to Deloitte, that figure grew at ten times the rate of store sales during the first half of 2018. ...

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