Is social commerce revolutionising shopping?

Online sales have historically been dominated by traditional e-commerce, but that could all be about to change...

How to nail applied neuroscience

It won’t make them mind readers, but neuroscience is helping companies to understand customer behaviour in ways not previously possible

D2C brands making magic with packaging

With packaging now a vital part of the product proposition, innovative brands in the online direct-to-consumer (D2C) market are giving customers more than just a product, they’re using packaging to deliver an experience

How online pharmacies are improving patients’ lives

Pharmacists are becoming the first port of call for patients with minor illnesses as internet pharmacies take a greater share of dispensing drugs and GPs complain of increasing pressure

Five mistakes marketers should avoid in 2019

The modern internet has provided the worlds of advertising and marketing with abundance, in terms of tools, techniques, data and possibilities. But while everything that's new has been embraced, time-tested strategies of the past are viewed as ineffective and boring. Marketing thought leader Tom Goodwin explores the need for balance, and what marketers should avoid this year and beyond

How ethical shopping can help brands thrive

phone scanning barcode on back of sandwich

The rise of the conscious consumer has pushed retailers to be more transparent and aware of where their goods come from

Everything you need to know about the rise of visual search

Forget voice search, visual search is the new tool which should be at the top of retailers' priority list

China: WeChat offers huge opportunity in social retail

Woman using phone in crowd

The social shopping trend in China, facilitated by giant messaging platforms, looks set to conquer the world