Click here to close now.

Welcome!

News Feed Item

Tesco, Google and Facebook on Developing an Optimum Ecommerce Strategy

LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The UK's leading ecommerce event, eCommerce Expo returns to Olympia London on 1 - 2 October 2014, uniting thousands of industry professionals and providing the opportunity to discover and experience the very latest technology and innovations in every area of the ecommerce process.

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a )

From payment, platforms, delivery and logistics through to marketing, customer service and multichannel, visitors will have the opportunity to discover how some of the industry's best known brands such as PayPal, Google, Facebook, Tesco and Maplin Electronics develop their ecommerce strategy.  

The esteemed Keynote Programme will see industry leaders provide invaluable wisdom into the latest developments, solutions and current trends in ecommerce, with thought-provoking, inspirational case studies and success stories that will motivate and drive to achieve the most forward thinking ecommerce strategy for businesses to succeed.

"Technology and the Consumer of the Future", the brand new zone at eCommerce Expo, will feature real examples to help maximise customer interactions and optimising in-store and online retail experiences.  Visitors will be able to see demonstrations and learn the advancements using state-of-the art technologies including Google Glass, 3D printing and augmented reality, to create a competitive edge in delivering the perfect omni-channel experience now and in the future.

"We're extremely excited to present this new zone dedicated to the very latest tech and its impact on the way customers interact with brands," eCommerce Expo's Fatima Naqvi said.

"With the introduction of the 'connected consumer' and increasing convergence between online and offline shopping, it's vital that businesses consider how their customers engage with them. The Store of the Future will assist businesses in ensuring they are able to deliver the perfect omni-channel experience and how they can make the best use of the latest technology."

Startup culture is thriving and retail is an area where these agile businesses are leading the way. eCommerce Expo will introduce six up-and-coming startups with forward-thinking ideas and innovations that are brand new to the market. They will present leading-edge technologies and share how they can be used to improve and create competitive business strategies.

Many UK and international exhibitors have already signed up to showcase their latest innovations and technologies, offering personalised solutions and to network with the industry.  Exhibitors include:  Royal Mail, GFS, Directlink, Inposte, DPD, PayPal, Barclays Card, Jumio, SmartFocus, Experian Data Quality and Sli Systems.  New exhibitors include Nosto, eSellerpro, Postcode Anywhere, Sud De France and Correos.

Recognising exceptional achievements in ecommerce, the prestigious eCommerce Awards for Excellence will again take place on Wednesday 1st October at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square in London on the first night of eCommerce Expo. The glittering awards ceremony provides the perfect opportunity for the ecommerce industry to gather and celebrate top individual and company achievements.  Previous winners include House of Fraser, British Gas, Eventbrite and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.


Details: 

eCommerce Expo takes place on 1st and 2nd October, 2014 at Olympia London.  For further information see http://www.ecommerceexpo.co.uk and for the eCommerce Awards of Excellence see http://www.ecommerceexpo.co.uk/awards for the latest information and table bookings.  

About UBM Live (organiser of eCommerce Expo): 

UBM Live (http://www.ubmlive.com) connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote brands and expand markets. Operating in more than 23 countries, UBM Live organises many of the world's largest, most important live events, awards and community sites in a wide variety of industries. Its technology events include Internet World, Technology for Marketing & Advertising, eCommerce Expo, Black Hat Europe and Game Developers Conference Europe and London Technology Week, which is run in partnership with London & Partners.


More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding bu...
The 5th International DevOps Summit, co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo – being held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the ...
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Dr. Sarah Cooper, M2Mi’s VP Business Development and Engineering, will explore the IoT cloud-based platform technologies drivi...
Internet of Things is moving from being a hype to a reality. Experts estimate that internet connected cars will grow to 152 million, while over 100 million internet connected wireless light bulbs and lamps will be operational by 2020. These and many other intriguing statistics highlight the importance of Internet powered devices and how market penetration is going to multiply many times over in the next few years.
DevOps Summit, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development...
WebRTC converts the entire network into a ubiquitous communications cloud thereby connecting anytime, anywhere through any point. In his session at WebRTC Summit,, Mark Castleman, EIR at Bell Labs and Head of Future X Labs, will discuss how the transformational nature of communications is achieved through the democratizing force of WebRTC. WebRTC is doing for voice what HTML did for web content.
To many people, IoT is a buzzword whose value is not understood. Many people think IoT is all about wearables and home automation. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed some incredible game-changing use cases and how they are transforming industries like agriculture, manufacturing, health care, and smart cities. He will discuss cool technologies like smart dust, robotics, smart labels, and much more. Prepare...
"Plutora provides release and testing environment capabilities to the enterprise," explained Dalibor Siroky, Director and Co-founder of Plutora, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Overgrown applications have given way to modular applications, driven by the need to break larger problems into smaller problems. Similarly large monolithic development processes have been forced to be broken into smaller agile development cycles. Looking at trends in software development, microservices architectures meet the same demands. Additional benefits of microservices architectures are compartmentalization and a limited impact of service failure versus a complete software malfunction. ...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Arch...
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises ar...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Secure Infrastructure & Services will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS) is a managed services provider of cloud computing solutions for the IBM Power Systems market. The company helps mid-market firms built on IBM hardware platforms to deploy new levels of reliable and cost-effective computing and hig...
IT data is typically silo'd by the various tools in place. Unifying all the log, metric and event data in one analytics platform stops finger pointing and provides the end-to-end correlation. Logs, metrics and custom event data can be joined to tell the holistic story of your software and operations. For example, users can correlate code deploys to system performance to application error codes. In his session at DevOps Summit, Michael Demmer, VP of Engineering at Jut, will discuss how this can...
"AgilData is the next generation of dbShards. It just adds a whole bunch more functionality to improve the developer experience," noted Dan Lynn, CEO of AgilData, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
The basic integration architecture, as defined by ESBs, hasn’t changed for more than a decade. Most cloud integration providers still rely on an ESB architecture and their proprietary connectors. As a result, enterprise integration projects suffer from constraints of availability and reliability of these connectors that are not re-usable across other integration vendors. However, the rapid adoption of APIs and almost ubiquitous availability of APIs amongst most SaaS and Cloud applications are ra...