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omnichannel

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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1 Dec, 2022

How To 2023 Proof Your eCommerce Business

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16 Nov, 2022

How Much Daily Traffic are Online Retailers Missing Out On?

The number one reason people shop online is because they can shop 24/7 – Smart Insights  Question: When do you think your retail store’s busiest hours are? Answer: It’s not in the morning just before work, it’s not even when most people are taking their lunch break. It’s actually when the average 9-5 ‘workday’ is […]

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7 Nov, 2022

Confer With October Highlights

Marking the start of Q4, our live 1-2-1 video shopping platform has welcomed onboard a real mix of innovative companies, and with this update we wanted to share just a snippet of our successes with you. From a leading homeware designer to a Manchester-owned men’s fashion business launching live video shopping, to interviewing some of […]

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Future of Retail

How Phygital Retail Supports The New Digital Consumer

How can phygital retail support the new digital consumer? Throughout the pandemic, the use of digital services rose to record levels, but this dramatic push was influenced by the heavy physical restrictions in place. As restrictions ease in 2021 and digital consumers have the option to switch again – what will happen? Will they stay […]

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1 Dec, 2022

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11 Oct, 2022

Live 1-2-1 vs 2-way Video: Which One is the Real Future of Retail?

“At work, 38 percent of respondents favor video calls when collaborating with their team or customers on an important project.” – Business Wire Although it may appear that live 1-2-1 video shopping and 2-way video are merely synonyms for each other, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, they differ greatly when it […]

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4 Oct, 2022

Confer With Payments: The Latest Innovation to Ensure Customers Complete Their Purchases (and How Yours Can Too)

Picture this: 100 people enter your store and all of them head to the till to check out; only 30 of those customers actually complete their purchase. The rest leave their items at the till with no explanation. Now, you wouldn’t want this to happen in your physical store, so why let it happen on […]

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omnichannel

Why Gamification is Important for Ecommerce: The Future of Retail

ECommerce and Gamification   Online shopping is boring. And it has been for some time. The result often leads to a short duration time per user roughly equating to a two-minute session. In that time, it is incredibly difficult to capture, engage and convert a potential customer’s intent. The lack of retention continues to rise across the retail industry and the […]

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E-commerce Innovation Future of Retail

Shoppable Video: The Future of Retail?

With more of us reaching for our phones to make purchases, logging on our desktops to make attend crucial appointments and making more online purchases, shoppable video is a perfect match for our changing behaviour. In this article, we are looking at shoppable video. What to expect: What is shoppable video? Why interactive eCommerce has […]

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23 Aug, 2021

A Guide to Shoppable Video Platforms – Which One is Right for you?

From TikTok, Snapchat to Instagram, we explore one to many and one to one shoppable video.

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News

What is Zero Party Data? Why Does it Matter?

What’s the deal Zero party data is a marriage of consumers wanting personalisation and having full control over how a company uses their data. In mainstream media, the 2018 Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal highlighted how sensitive everybody’s data is, especially for the everyday person.  Nevertheless, in 2019 an Econsultancy Survey declared data-driven marketing as […]

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1 Dec, 2022

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16 Nov, 2022

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The number one reason people shop online is because they can shop 24/7 – Smart Insights  Question: When do you think your retail store’s busiest hours are? Answer: It’s not in the morning just before work, it’s not even when most people are taking their lunch break. It’s actually when the average 9-5 ‘workday’ is […]

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7 Nov, 2022

Confer With October Highlights

Marking the start of Q4, our live 1-2-1 video shopping platform has welcomed onboard a real mix of innovative companies, and with this update we wanted to share just a snippet of our successes with you. From a leading homeware designer to a Manchester-owned men’s fashion business launching live video shopping, to interviewing some of […]

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Virtual Shopping

Virtual Shopping – Everything You Need To Know

As we emerge from lockdown to revitalise the high-street there is no denying shopping habits have changed. From being glued to mobile devices at home, making impulse purchases and living a far more digitised life, the experience of in-store shopping is now being reflected online too. And while fewer consumers are shopping in the high-street, virtual shopping combines the best elements of online shopping and […]

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7 Nov, 2022

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omnichannel

What are Virtual Stores? Why Should Brands Get Involved?

The virtual store is a technological exploration into the personal experience between retail and customers, offering a blended experience that is redefining the way we shop.  In this article, we’ll uncover what virtual stores are and how it equips retailers for the future.   What is a Virtual Store?  Everything from a physical store that the customer […]

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16 Nov, 2022

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7 Nov, 2022

Confer With October Highlights

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Future of Retail

Virtual Appointments: The Future of Retail?

Since 2020, our lives have drastically been digitised. Whether we are suffering from Zoom fatigue to questionable impulse purchases – day to day activities are now taking place online and that includes retail virtual appointments. In this article, we’ll talk about the impact of online appointments and whether they’ll redefine the future of retail shopping.   What to expect […]

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11 Oct, 2022

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“At work, 38 percent of respondents favor video calls when collaborating with their team or customers on an important project.” – Business Wire Although it may appear that live 1-2-1 video shopping and 2-way video are merely synonyms for each other, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, they differ greatly when it […]

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Future of Retail

What is the O2O Strategy? The Future of Retail

The shift where online retail is growing, and offline retail is contracting is happening. In the retail industry we are seeing a change in balance of the old sales channels, where there is an advancement of the largest online brands. Organisations can now go digital overnight, and can bring both engagement and higher conversion rates into stores.

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1 Nov, 2022

Where We’ve Been, and What We’ve Learnt

Hi! My name is Finn Campbell, and I am a Sales Representative at Confer With. You may have heard me speaking to your managers and CEOs, or even seen my introduction on LinkedIn (which by the way, has the most reactions out of ALL our posts, so you might want to check it out here). But […]

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E-commerce Innovation Future of Retail

What is the future of retail? – how can we catch up to the new reality

There are clear customer trends emerging that have accelerated to the point that we didn’t expect to happen in 2020. Most retail isn’t ready for this. The future of retail relies on the confluence of the strengths of online and retail.

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11 Oct, 2022

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