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Retailers must compete for online trade as Covid restrictions tighten

Local retailers are moving online to compete with the ecommerce giants and save their Christmas trade, according to digital growth agency, Grofuse.   Amazon and other ecommerce sellers have done significantly well out of this pandemic, and in order to compete with the ecommerce giant and keep their customers, smaller retailers must be selling online, says Grofuse Director Ian Cullen. ...

Retailers must compete for online trade as Covid restrictions tighten2020-11-20T16:13:36+00:00

Which online ordering platform is best for your retail business?

Consumer demand for home delivery and click and collect services is soaring, and as retailers seek out solutions many are confused as to which online ordering system is best for their businesses. Mercury Order has compiled a table to compare multiple features such as software integration and pricing to help you determine the best online ordering system for you and your customers ...

Which online ordering platform is best for your retail business?2020-11-04T22:28:11+00:00

Can retailers still capitalise on Halloween amid Covid-19?

With Halloween approaching, retailers can leverage seasonal shifts to great effect with the right e-commerce solution, according to digital growth agency, Grofuse. As consumer habits change due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are questions as to how retailers should make the most of Halloween this year. The most recent data from Statista found that the UK spent £419 million on ...

Can retailers still capitalise on Halloween amid Covid-19?2020-10-30T16:34:53+00:00

Retailers go online to prepare for a Covid-Christmas

E-commerce may represent the most effective opportunity for retailers to make it through lockdown, particularly by allowing them to maximise on essential festive trade this winter.   The last three months of the year in the run up to Christmas are generally responsible for the majority of sales in retail. It is also going to be a challenging time for ...

Retailers go online to prepare for a Covid-Christmas2020-10-30T13:24:17+00:00

Is your retail business prepared for the second wave?

The number of daily infections is rising and business owners must start to ‘pandemic proof’ their business. Retailers may already have prepared for a second wave of the virus by investing in an e-commerce strategy, which could become their business’ lifeline. More than 3,700 businesses closed as a result of the first lockdown, with Primark losing an estimated £800 million ...

Is your retail business prepared for the second wave?2020-10-14T14:04:55+00:00

Local retailers turn to online selling as footfall drops by 31%

Local retailers are going digital to prepare for the ‘golden quarter’ and Christmas trading period by offering online ordering services to their customers, according to digital growth agency, Grofuse. Grofuse director, Ian Cullen, said: “More and more small retail businesses are considering the addition of click and collect and/delivery services, as in-store trade plummets due to the current Covid-19 situation. ...

Local retailers turn to online selling as footfall drops by 31%2020-10-12T08:36:04+00:00

Free ‘same day’ set-up of effortless online delivery/collection services for your customers

Retailers and wholesalers are being thrown a lifeline of free click and collect, and home delivery software, to help combat the fallout of the latest coronavirus lockdowns. With shoppers fearful of travelling to their local stores amid the latest outbreak, technology company Grofuse is offering the free set-up of its Mercury Order online ordering software with the added bonus for ...

Free ‘same day’ set-up of effortless online delivery/collection services for your customers2020-10-05T16:06:47+00:00

Ireland’s local retailers ‘need’ to sell online as winter lockdown looms

Ireland’s local retailers should prepare for winter lockdowns now by offering online click and collect and/or home delivery services to their shoppers, according to Irish digital growth agency Grofuse. The Derry-based company has developed the new Mercury Order online ordering system which provides fast and easy ordering for customers, and is simple to manage for retailers. Mercury Order gives retailers ...

Ireland’s local retailers ‘need’ to sell online as winter lockdown looms2020-10-05T15:12:04+00:00

Mercury Order wins ‘Best e-commerce in lockdown’ nomination

Mercury Order is designed to help make ‘shop local’ digital by giving local, independent retailers everywhere a cost-effective online ordering system for their customers. The software was designed during lockdown by Derry-based digital growth agency Grofuse to allow smaller retailers to offer online shopping for home delivery and collection, as well as helping them to compete online against supermarket multiples. Mercury ...

Mercury Order wins ‘Best e-commerce in lockdown’ nomination2020-09-29T12:03:59+00:00

Ireland’s local retailers advised to sell online as winter lockdown looms

Ireland’s local retailers should prepare for winter lockdowns now by offering online ordering services to their shoppers, according to Irish digital growth agency Grofuse. With public health measures increased in Dublin to combat the spread of coronavirus and other counties on the cusp on further restrictions, it’s been revealed that more than half of people (54%) say the response has ...

Ireland’s local retailers advised to sell online as winter lockdown looms2020-09-24T12:03:53+00:00
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