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5 Tips to Maximise Customer Engagement with Live Video Shopping

The acceleration of eCommerce and live video shopping continues to gain momentum. In 2021, some of the biggest eCommerce investments were in video shopping. Collectively, a staggering $380 million has been invested with tech players including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube and Amazon all experimenting with video commerce. And we are confident it shows no signs of slowing down. Perhaps you are already using […]

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18 Oct, 2021

3 important reasons why eCommerce needs human interaction 

In 2009, CEO and founder of IMShopping, Prashant Nedungadi said: “no level of automation can replace the human touch, shoppers still want real people to help them purchase products, even in a digital setting”.  Since then, eCommerce sales have risen to record levels, but we are not here to talk about that. We are here to talk about why your brand still […]

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1 Oct, 2021

Online Shopping vs Brick-and-Mortar: what wins and what doesn’t

At Confer With, we discuss opportunities eCommerce can provide across personalisation, immersive experiences and product discovery. Today we look at what drives purchases and deters shoppers away from physical stores and online shopping. Research taken from YouGov and Retail Gazette illustrate the changes we are witnessing across the high street. The barriers to brick-and-mortar sales, moving away from […]

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16 Jun, 2021

Powering Online Retail Customer Experiences: Confer With x Appointedd

Confer With x Appointedd are celebrating the start of a cutting-edge partnership. The joint solution will power virtual customer experiences that drives higher basket values, conversions and personalised experiences.

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Announcement: Confer With shortlisted for RTIH Startup of the Year awards!

We are excited to share that Confer With has been shortlisted for the Retail Tech Innovation Awards in the Startup Category!  The award will recognise the Startup with the most innovative technology offering and the company which is best placed to succeed in the long term. The award looks at management, funding and retail customer portfolio.   We continue to bridge the gap between […]

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17 Dec, 2020

Footfall recovery updates – new lockdowns impacting commerce

Spikes in Covid 19 infections are evident in the North of England and Scotland. Regional footfall is slipping behind the national average in the East, North & Yorkshire, Scotland and Wales.

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16 Jun, 2020

News roundup – Retail reopening after lockdown

After 84 days of lockdown, non-essential retail stores are opening reopening to the great relief of shoppers and retailers alike. Here is roundup of essential news and analysis we have seen in the last 24 hours:

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Powering Mobile Commerce with Live Video Shopping 

Mobile commerce is growing at exponential rates. It is forecasted to have the biggest retail growth, exceeding traditional eCommerce and in-store shopping at 12.2%. Global mobile spending is expected to reach $270 billion by 2025 and with more customers tapping into mobile shopping, it’s a crucial channel to perfect.  Yet, more can be done. For example, 75% of eCommerce shopping was performed […]

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19 Nov, 2021

5 Tips to Maximise Customer Engagement with Live Video Shopping

The acceleration of eCommerce and live video shopping continues to gain momentum. In 2021, some of the biggest eCommerce investments were in video shopping. Collectively, a staggering $380 million has been invested with tech players including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube and Amazon all experimenting with video commerce. And we are confident it shows no signs of slowing down. Perhaps you are already using […]

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1 Oct, 2021

Online Shopping vs Brick-and-Mortar: what wins and what doesn’t

At Confer With, we discuss opportunities eCommerce can provide across personalisation, immersive experiences and product discovery. Today we look at what drives purchases and deters shoppers away from physical stores and online shopping. Research taken from YouGov and Retail Gazette illustrate the changes we are witnessing across the high street. The barriers to brick-and-mortar sales, moving away from […]

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30 Sep, 2021

Live video shopping: 5 step guide to increase online sales

Brands are now using video sales solutions to capture customer demand across digital touchpoints. In this 5 point guide, we share how you can make the most of your sales solution.  

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Shopify Guide: How to Increase Your Conversion Rate

This guide will go through what is influencing your low conversion rates and steps in how you can improve that. We all like a short and sweet introduction, so let’s get to it. What is the average conversion rate on Shopify?  With all good guides, it’s good to know what the benchmark is. From a recent survey by Littledata, […]

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6 Apr, 2021

Guide to Improving Ecommerce Conversion Rates

It’s no secret that eCommerce conversion rates sit low. But we are here to change that. The first step is to identify those underlying factors of why your conversion rates are falling flat, and what we can do to improve those rates for the long-term. Here, we explore some examples of how you can improve […]

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4 Nov, 2020

Planning for the aftermath of Black Friday? Video Commerce will help

We all know demand collapses after Black Friday and recovers slowly. Video Commerce using live shopping provides a way to recover demand fast.

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23 Sep, 2020

How video shopping improves conversion

How does live video shopping improve conversion? The good news is that the best of Retail eCommerce combine to supercharge conversion. This article breaks down the elements of a successful conversion in face to face video commerce.

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3 important reasons why eCommerce needs human interaction 

In 2009, CEO and founder of IMShopping, Prashant Nedungadi said: “no level of automation can replace the human touch, shoppers still want real people to help them purchase products, even in a digital setting”.  Since then, eCommerce sales have risen to record levels, but we are not here to talk about that. We are here to talk about why your brand still […]

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19 Nov, 2021

5 Tips to Maximise Customer Engagement with Live Video Shopping

The acceleration of eCommerce and live video shopping continues to gain momentum. In 2021, some of the biggest eCommerce investments were in video shopping. Collectively, a staggering $380 million has been invested with tech players including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube and Amazon all experimenting with video commerce. And we are confident it shows no signs of slowing down. Perhaps you are already using […]

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1 Oct, 2021

Online Shopping vs Brick-and-Mortar: what wins and what doesn’t

At Confer With, we discuss opportunities eCommerce can provide across personalisation, immersive experiences and product discovery. Today we look at what drives purchases and deters shoppers away from physical stores and online shopping. Research taken from YouGov and Retail Gazette illustrate the changes we are witnessing across the high street. The barriers to brick-and-mortar sales, moving away from […]

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16 Jun, 2021

Powering Online Retail Customer Experiences: Confer With x Appointedd

Confer With x Appointedd are celebrating the start of a cutting-edge partnership. The joint solution will power virtual customer experiences that drives higher basket values, conversions and personalised experiences.

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omnichannel

Online Shopping vs Brick-and-Mortar: what wins and what doesn’t

At Confer With, we discuss opportunities eCommerce can provide across personalisation, immersive experiences and product discovery. Today we look at what drives purchases and deters shoppers away from physical stores and online shopping. Research taken from YouGov and Retail Gazette illustrate the changes we are witnessing across the high street. The barriers to brick-and-mortar sales, moving away from […]

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19 Nov, 2021

5 Tips to Maximise Customer Engagement with Live Video Shopping

The acceleration of eCommerce and live video shopping continues to gain momentum. In 2021, some of the biggest eCommerce investments were in video shopping. Collectively, a staggering $380 million has been invested with tech players including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube and Amazon all experimenting with video commerce. And we are confident it shows no signs of slowing down. Perhaps you are already using […]

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18 Oct, 2021

3 important reasons why eCommerce needs human interaction 

In 2009, CEO and founder of IMShopping, Prashant Nedungadi said: “no level of automation can replace the human touch, shoppers still want real people to help them purchase products, even in a digital setting”.  Since then, eCommerce sales have risen to record levels, but we are not here to talk about that. We are here to talk about why your brand still […]

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16 Jun, 2021

Powering Online Retail Customer Experiences: Confer With x Appointedd

Confer With x Appointedd are celebrating the start of a cutting-edge partnership. The joint solution will power virtual customer experiences that drives higher basket values, conversions and personalised experiences.

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omnichannel

Live video shopping: 5 step guide to increase online sales

Brands are now using video sales solutions to capture customer demand across digital touchpoints. In this 5 point guide, we share how you can make the most of your sales solution.  

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19 Nov, 2021

5 Tips to Maximise Customer Engagement with Live Video Shopping

The acceleration of eCommerce and live video shopping continues to gain momentum. In 2021, some of the biggest eCommerce investments were in video shopping. Collectively, a staggering $380 million has been invested with tech players including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube and Amazon all experimenting with video commerce. And we are confident it shows no signs of slowing down. Perhaps you are already using […]

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16 Nov, 2021

Powering Mobile Commerce with Live Video Shopping 

Mobile commerce is growing at exponential rates. It is forecasted to have the biggest retail growth, exceeding traditional eCommerce and in-store shopping at 12.2%. Global mobile spending is expected to reach $270 billion by 2025 and with more customers tapping into mobile shopping, it’s a crucial channel to perfect.  Yet, more can be done. For example, 75% of eCommerce shopping was performed […]

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1 Oct, 2021

Online Shopping vs Brick-and-Mortar: what wins and what doesn’t

At Confer With, we discuss opportunities eCommerce can provide across personalisation, immersive experiences and product discovery. Today we look at what drives purchases and deters shoppers away from physical stores and online shopping. Research taken from YouGov and Retail Gazette illustrate the changes we are witnessing across the high street. The barriers to brick-and-mortar sales, moving away from […]

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How Live Video Shopping is Powering 5G Retail

Lower latency, higher speeds and larger capacity has gifted 5G retail with immense opportunities. As we are entering into a new generation of blended retail, it all creates added pressure to be equipped with the right technology. In today’s article, we explore how Confer With is powering 5G retail with smooth live video shopping experiences.  We are […]

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19 Nov, 2021

5 Tips to Maximise Customer Engagement with Live Video Shopping

The acceleration of eCommerce and live video shopping continues to gain momentum. In 2021, some of the biggest eCommerce investments were in video shopping. Collectively, a staggering $380 million has been invested with tech players including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube and Amazon all experimenting with video commerce. And we are confident it shows no signs of slowing down. Perhaps you are already using […]

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16 Nov, 2021

Powering Mobile Commerce with Live Video Shopping 

Mobile commerce is growing at exponential rates. It is forecasted to have the biggest retail growth, exceeding traditional eCommerce and in-store shopping at 12.2%. Global mobile spending is expected to reach $270 billion by 2025 and with more customers tapping into mobile shopping, it’s a crucial channel to perfect.  Yet, more can be done. For example, 75% of eCommerce shopping was performed […]

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1 Oct, 2021

Online Shopping vs Brick-and-Mortar: what wins and what doesn’t

At Confer With, we discuss opportunities eCommerce can provide across personalisation, immersive experiences and product discovery. Today we look at what drives purchases and deters shoppers away from physical stores and online shopping. Research taken from YouGov and Retail Gazette illustrate the changes we are witnessing across the high street. The barriers to brick-and-mortar sales, moving away from […]

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What Live-Stream Shopping in China Tells Us About the Future of eCommerce 

We’ve covered our fair share of live streaming articles. The reoccurring message is its mass popularity in China is transferring to the Western world. It’s important for brands to stay relevant as we are moving into a more hybrid approach to selling. If you are new to live streams then be sure to check out […]

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29 Nov, 2021

How to write your live stream shopping script to boost sales

Learn how to perfect your one to many or one to one live stream script in our guide.

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12 Feb, 2021

Why Live Stream Shopping is Great Omnichannel Marketing

Omnichannel marketing removes barriers. Live stream shopping builds bridges between the virtual and physical space. Find out how your business and customers can benefit from creating a meaningful shopping experience

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15 Jan, 2021

What is Live-Stream Shopping? Why Should Brands Get Involved?

What Is Live-Stream Shopping? Comprehensive article describing what it is, how live-stream shopping is being implemented, the different approaches, the outcomes and possibilities for brands.

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Using Zoom for retail virtual appointments? Here’s what you are missing out on 

Zoom and traditional video calling software offered a quick to market solution. Now there are new opportunities to explore immersive video commerce. Here’s 6 reasons why you should change.

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9 Jul, 2021

Virtual Appointments: Transforming Online Retail With Our Matching Feature

Confer With has revolutionised the way in which brands interact with their customers through live video shopping. By allowing customers to book appointments, the expert is able to personalise the experience, based on the information they already have. This leads to several vital outcomes, such as higher conversion rates, and a higher rate of satisfaction.   With our appointments booking feature, […]

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16 Jun, 2021

Powering Online Retail Customer Experiences: Confer With x Appointedd

Confer With x Appointedd are celebrating the start of a cutting-edge partnership. The joint solution will power virtual customer experiences that drives higher basket values, conversions and personalised experiences.

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22 Apr, 2021

How to Train your Remote Retail Team

Live video shopping requires ongoing training and support for your remote retail team and is the key factor in forging meaningful customer relationships. Your customers interact with this team on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, and for them, they represent your brand.   We have listed a few reasons as to why we think having […]