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How retailers can help flatten the curve

As efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19 escalate around the world, attention has turned to how individuals and communities can protect one another. By flattening out the epidemic curve, this reduces the surge of cases at any one time, to prevent overwhelming the healthcare system. Independent retailers such as convenience stores, butchers, grocers and pharmacies are in the front ...

How retailers can help flatten the curve2020-06-11T17:25:49+00:00

Wholesale goes retail, the surge of ‘dark stores’

Food wholesalers are pivoting to direct-to-consumer retail in the coronavirus crisis and this is seeing a surge in the number of ‘dark stores’. Food wholesalers in particular are taking this path to help safeguard their futures amid the dramatic decline in sales given the sudden shutdown of the hospitality industry. As more and more customers turn to online grocery shopping and delivery due to the Covid-19 ...

Wholesale goes retail, the surge of ‘dark stores’2020-06-11T17:13:00+00:00

Mercury Order makes ‘shop local’ digital amid Covid-19

Home delivery platform free to retailers to help protect staff and shoppers Irish technology company Grofuse is offering free online shopping software to retailers to help safeguard the health of customers, staff and businesses during the Covid-19 crisis. Mercury Order Retail was created by the Derry-based digital growth agency in an effort to promote social distancing and throw a lifeline ...

Mercury Order makes ‘shop local’ digital amid Covid-192020-06-11T17:08:13+00:00

Retail in a forever changed consumer landscape

A radical shift in buyer behaviours due to Covid-19 will see a forever changed consumer landscape.  As of May, 2020, approximately 62% of UK shoppers said that due to the coronavirus outbreak, they reduced shopping in physical stores.  These shoppers turned to technology to adapt their shopping method in a socially distanced world, bridging the gap between the physical and ...

Retail in a forever changed consumer landscape2020-06-11T17:26:05+00:00

Video: watch our retail demo

Watch the demo video of our online ordering system for retailers. You will see how to navigate our lightning-fast and super easy to use software for you, and your customers. Sign-up today for 3 months FREE and receive a complimentary social media marketing pack. Find out more here: https://mercuryorder.com/retail/ ...

Video: watch our retail demo2020-06-26T11:28:56+00:00

Is the transformed shopping landscape here for good?

The exponential growth of E-commerce activity in Ireland during the coronavirus pandemic is likely to become the ‘new norm’, even beyond the crisis. The transformed consumer landscape may have accelerated a process that was occurring at a much more glacial pace prior to Covid-19. Huge numbers of people that previously avoided or only dabbled in online shopping in the past ...

Is the transformed shopping landscape here for good?2020-06-11T17:33:00+00:00

How can Mercury Order Retail transform your retail business? Join our webinar on the new online ordering platform

Interested in learning how you can win more retail sales while protecting your staff and customers with fast and easy online ordering. Join our Mercury Order Retail online demonstration on June 23 at 3pm to find out how your retail business can push ahead of competitors in online sales for a monthly fee equivalent to a couple of bags of ...

How can Mercury Order Retail transform your retail business? Join our webinar on the new online ordering platform2020-06-11T16:48:08+00:00

The rise in contactless consumerism

The inflation of contactless purchases suggests a growing consumer appetite for ease and convenience of digital shopping. Contactless retail has enabled omni-channel retailers the ability to provide shoppers with immediate order fulfillment, at a distance, either via pick-up or doorstep delivery. In March, click and collect features saw an increase 35% week-on-week, as retailers and shoppers adapted quickly to social ...

The rise in contactless consumerism2020-06-21T11:29:21+00:00

Is Facebook Shops a good move for your business? 

Facebook has launched Facebook Shops, a service that will allow businesses to display and sell products on its platforms. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, is positioning Facebook Shops as a tool for small businesses, many of which have had to close their doors and move online due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, for such a large corporation offering the service for ...

Is Facebook Shops a good move for your business? 2020-06-21T13:51:04+00:00

Five reasons to use Mercury Order

Have you heard about the latest super-fast online ordering system being snapped up by retailers? It’s called Mercury Order. In the midst of a pandemic crisis and e-Commerce revolution, it’s what your business needs. To make it simple for you to decide if you should start selling online, or if you are not satisfied with your current online ordering provider, ...

Five reasons to use Mercury Order2020-06-25T13:13:28+00:00
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