Retailers today are rightly focusing on creating a seamless service across every single consumer touch point. It goes by many clichéd names including omni-channel and multi-channel retail. It’s not easy. There is the obvious part of requiring front ends that delight customers across mobile (with all its various guises and screen sizes), laptops/desktops, stores, brochures […]
You would be forgiven for thinking, from the retail performance headlines earlier in January, that we were in 2005, not 2014. How can it be that a major retailer such as Morrison’s has only just launched their on-line service? The analogy of an ostrich with its head buried in the sand doesn’t feel inappropriate. The […]
I find myself pulled in two directions. I want both the convenience of buying books on-line and the ability to go and browse (and purchase from) a carefully curated bookstore. But like a petulant child, today I realised I can’t have both.