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The impact of Covid-19

From consumer behaviour to demand prediction to retention, the events of the last year have altered or sped up almost every facet of online retail.

Platforms

With shoppers often thinking platform-first and retailers facing high customer expectations for fulfilment, what does the future hold for trends such as ecommerce-as-a-service?
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What is ecommerce-as-a-service? 

There are signs that the rise in online shopping seen during pandemic lockdown could be permanent. According to Adobe, global ecommerce sales are predicted to reach $4.2 trillion this year, while US ecommerce spend will top $1 trillion by 2022. Naturally, this has also accelerated industry investment in ecommerce; retailers made approximately $10 billion in […]

Nick Moutter

The Moot Group’s CEO on ecommerce-as-a-service and innovation in retail

Anyone can have a go at setting up a Shopify store these days, but scaling a successful ecommerce business is another story – particularly in such a highly competitive market. This is partly why Nick Moutter founded The Moot Group – a Staffordshire based retail technology company that provides end-to-end ecommerce solutions for retailers (including […]

Ed Turner, CIO at Asendia UK, on the future of ecommerce fulfilment

Ed Turner is Chief Information Officer for Asendia UK – a company that offers logistics and fulfilment capabilities. Turner tells us more about his role, and explains his views on the biggest operational challenges for today’s online retailers, the impact of AI, and the future of ecommerce fulfilment. Tell us about your role, and how […]

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE | 23-24 NOVEMBER

On 23-24 November, at Econsultancy Live, we’ll be examining ecommerce now and in the future.