retail

  1. Helen

    Retail X

    Real people, real brands, real connection with retailX We have evolved alongside the industry’s expedited shift to digital, reshaping the customer journey for DTC, ecommerce, and brick and mortar brands. Once limited to an annual physical event, retailX has blossomed into a multi-faceted content...
  2. Helen

    Google Rising Trends Report

    At TamebayLive's masterclass event this week Google gave a presentation specifically designed for helping online sellers to maximise their sales using Google. There were lots of great tips across the week (including from us!) and we'll be releasing the info when the recordings of the sessions...
  3. Helen

    A peak period review and predictions for 2021 - Free Webinar

    Free Seminar from IMRG, their events are usually high quality and good information Date: 14th Jan 2021 Time: 2pm -3pm GMT Where: Online (where else ;)) Subject: A peak period review and predictions for 2021 Register link: here
  4. Helen

    Daily U.K. Government Coronavirus Update

    Update from Environment, Food and Rural minister George Eustice and Helen Dickinson of the Retail Consortium. Panic buying is causing issues and meaning NHS workers are having problems getting supplies at end of long shifts Government have spoken to food retailers and been assured there is...
  5. T

    Stock Wanted - Stone Island

    I am looking to source a regular supplier of Stone Island. At the moment I am interested in past season pieces and would be looking to place bulk orders. We would also consider the new seasons pieces in future orders. If his is something you could assist us with or if you know someone who can...
  6. Helen

    Coronavirus causes Alibaba's share price to fall despite good 2020 results

    Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang yesterday warned that the Coronavirus outbreak would impact sales, and a decline should be expected as workers and factories struggle to return to business as usual. The news for Alibaba in general was very positive with Q3 results (ending Dec 31st) beating their...
  7. Erik

    News OnBuy secures £3 Million Investment

    As one of the world's fastest growing marketplaces, OnBuy, a UK founded marketplace, has recently secured a £3 million investment from Fuel Ventures, a London-based VC fund. This investment will be used by the company to widen its reach and expand internationally, with plans to launch to more...
  8. Dan G

    2020 eCommerce calendar from ChannelAdvisor

    Team TSC received an email from Channel Advisor with a handy printable calendar marking all the key dates and seasons for online selling which we thought the community may find useful - download here. it includes:- Optimisation tips for marketplaces Dates to launch seasonal promotional...
  9. Dan G

    Marks and Spencers poach Tesco's Florence & Fred Chief Exec to aide flailing department

    In Nov 2019 Marks and Spencers blamed problems in the home camp for the 5.5% decline in clothing sales with Chief Exec Steve Rowe citing buying errors (having sacked the previous clothing boss in the summer after rails were left empty due to an ordering error) with the promise to transform the...
  10. Dan G

    Have you ever changed your mind and gone back at work?

    M&S had announced their new stores director as David Lepley only a month ago. Embarrassingly for them he has now changed his mind and decided to stay at Morrisons as they sweetened his position there. Have you ever done this? Did it work out for you or did you regret it?
  11. Dan G

    Bonmarche and Watt Borthers file for administration

    Sad news for workers in the UK market as Bonmarche (employs 2900 across 318 stores) and Scottish retailer Watts Brothers (229 jobs across 11 stores) both file for administration. Personally Bonmarche is somewhere that I don't think I've ever shopped but it is central on a lot of high streets...
  12. The Wholesale Community

    FREE Event for Wholesalers to Meet Buyers in UK?

    Hi, I am considering running a FREE event in the UK, possibly one in Manchester and one in London where all wholesalers and buyers can come together and meet. Maybe even bring some samples of stock and have an opportunity to talk about how you operate and the benefits for the buyers using you...
  13. The Wholesale Community

    Looking to Start an Online Retail Business?

    I imagine your head is spinning. The Wholesale Community can help you for FREE! Questions you must be asking yourself: 1. What will my niche be? 2. Should I sell only on a marketplace and which one is best? 3. Should I have my own website? 4. What are the pitfalls of the dropship model...
  14. Erik

    News House of Fraser calls for administrators - jobs at risk

    A very terrible day for thousands of employees of House of Fraser. The department store chain is now facing trouble, as it appoints administrators, with 31 of its 59 stores set to close and 17,500 jobs put at risk. This comes as an effect of the failed deal with C Banner International, a...