AnnouncementsProduct RoadmapRetail Trends

This blogpost is the second in a series of five offering a more detailed description of the components of the Openbravo Unified Commerce Hub solution. As a joint initiative by Openbravo and Adyen, the Unified Commerce Hub offers retailers comprehensive and pre-configured functionality to accelerate their transformation into real omnichannel

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Retail Trends

European consumers are emerging from lockdown with changed priorities and new expectations. To help retailers better understand just how they are adapting to the new post-pandemic reality, consultancy McKinsey has published the latest data from its consumer sentiment survey. Some countries have been affected much more than others by the

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AnnouncementsProduct RoadmapRetail Trends

A few days ago, Openbravo and Adyen announced the launch of a new joint solution, the Openbravo Unified Commerce Hub, so that retailers can apply omnichannel retail as the best strategy for adapting to the new challenges imposed by COVID-19. Combining key elements of the Openbravo and Adyen platforms, the

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Retail Trends

Remote clienteling is finding growing interest from retailers as a way  to effectively close the gap between online and offline shopping experiences. By combining video chat, clienteling, home delivery and BOPIS capabilities, remote clienteling provides shoppers with a contactless customer experience, which  is particularly important in these unusual times, while

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Retail Trends

With just three weeks until Eid, the Festival of Breaking the Fast, retailers in MENA and other Muslim countries are hoping that the coronavirus will not dampen the celebrations and spending boom that have traditionally marked the end of Ramadan. While the MENA region as a whole has not escaped

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ElectronicsRetail Trends

Retailers have launched many initiatives to help fight Covid-19. One of the most unusual examples is Dixons Carphone, the UK-based electronics retailer, which has donated the computing power from around 1,500 gaming computers in its Nordic stores to help researchers understand more about the coronavirus. The peak of the pandemic

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FashionFurniture & DecorRetail Trends

Many retailers are facing large quantities of inventory that they may not be able to sell. Fashion retailers, for example, could be facing up to £15bn in stock write-offs as a result of the coronavirus lockdown.  Inditex alone estimated its inventory losses would amount to nearly €300 million. In addition to slow-steaming,

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Retail Trends

In the post-COVID world, most retailers recognize that more of their sales will come from online, but that also means handling a higher volume of returns, which will pose new challenges for retailers in their stores, stock rooms and warehouses. Retailers have long accepted that the online channel has higher

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FashionFurniture & DecorOtherRetail Trends

This week, we look at what retailers are doing to ensure a progressive return to business. Retailers keep their inventory in transit, fashion sales increase in Italy, online sales break the record, augmented reality gains momentum, and retailers considers recycling overstock… Can Retailers Cut Losses by Slowing Down Shipments? Right

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Retail Trends

This week brings more news of retailers rebooting operations, adapting to increased online traffic, finding innovative ways to generate revenue, and meeting the challenges brought on by coronavirus… NEXT Starts Its Retail Reboot with Online Operations Two weeks after the beloved British fashion retailer took the decision to shut down

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