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David Worby
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Review of Fashion websites using SAP Commerce We are pleased to reveal the results of our first review of websites for 2021. We all know that in these strange times, the importance of digital commerce to both customers and brands has grown exponentially. Whilst there’s light at the end of the long period of shutdown...
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Rarely does Ealing attract very new/ground breaking ideas, granted its the home of London Jazz and the location for the world famous Ealing studios – but much of that was a long time ago. Image my surprise to find out that the first UK branch of Amazon Fresh was opening on Ealing’s main shopping street...
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A digitally-transformed business is philosophically, customer-centric. In the best examples, these two concepts go hand-in-hand. Of course, it is completely possible to transform a business into a digitally-oriented business without customer-centricity, but what for if not to be able to increase both its relevance to customers along with a responsive model that changes and adapts...
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In our recent post ‘The New Normal’, we identified six key themes for the new, emerging digital retail/ D2C world. 50-60% of retail sales will now be online as a result of Covid-19 and leaders and teams need to think and act, differently with immediate effect. In this episode, we examine the importance of Digital...
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We devised the Prospero Digital Maturity Curve to act as a framework to answer the question ‘How do I know where I am on the digital journey?’. With many fresh digital challenges facing retailers and brand businesses, we often get asked how clients can understand their own digital journey better, specifically: What do I need...
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Interesting view on Primark in today’s Sunday Times ‘Under chief executive Paul Marchant, Primark — aside from a brief trial on Asos — has not sold a single garment online. Resisting the digital revolution has led to a £1.5bn pile of clothes, which must be shifted without the usual numbers of bargain-hunters ranging across its...
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The UK government has confirmed a gradual re-opening of retail stores, beginning with Outdoor Markets and Showrooms able to start trading again from 1st June – so long as they keep customers “safe”. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52801727 All non-essential retail shops can also reopen in England from 15th June, Prime Minister Johnson says (but not hairdressers). Sadly,as the...
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How should brands who want to go D2C get trading online, fast? One of the real consequences of CV-19 has been the realisation that all businesses need to have a commercial digital channel for the New Normal. In this context, it makes sense for SalesForce Commerce Cloud (SFCC)– a leader in the field, to offer...
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Someone once said “A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be”….many have attributed this to Albert Einstein. Many wise comments have also been attributed to the designer of the world’s most famous equation, many of which he probably never uttered. In his international mega-bestseller, ‘Everything is F*cked’ Mark Manson...
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The death of a cat The determination to explore Mars The desire to gain knowledge and understand more about our world (and others worlds) says a lot about who we are To grow, to develop, to acquire knowledge To Improve and get better The alternatives, stand still, go backwards – not inspiring. But how…….?
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  I’ve had problems with my vision ever since my late 20’s, the idea of having an extra task, whether remembering your glasses or putting in the contact lenses has been with me for a long time. It was only after laser surgery in my 40’s that I had 8 years of ‘no hassle’, no...
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