• Anecdotes and Insights

    A collection of our industry opinion and digest, inspiring new ideas and ways of working within the world of retail as we move forward into cataloguing how we think 2017 will shape up

    What has Yell got to do with it? We've noticed many businesses out there have succumbed to adopting Yell for a business website, primarily to get up and running with some kind of 'affordable' website that doesn't require any DIY skills and no agency outreach - It's just fast, it's advertised on...
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    Shopify will be rolling out a more widespread integration with Instagram before the impending Christmas Holiday Season for a boost to independents and sellers that are driving traffic from Instagram. The new guise will allow Instagram users to buy and book directly inside Instagram instead of...
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    As official Shopify partners, we can appreciate that clients may be sceptical when we propose the Shopify Retail POS plan at $49 a month is the best option on the market, as a standalone POS infrastructure. However, we're happy to shine a light on the direct alternatives and when you throw in...
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    Retail has awoken to the realisation that coupling media motives and trigger events can inspire and capture moments that customers bases can directly relate to and envisage themselves taking part in - It's known as 'Aspirational commerce', helping the customer to see themselves wearing,...
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    Shopify has been super busy over the last year, earlier this week they announced at their own Shopify Unite conference the introduction of a few new features and channels; two of utmost relevance to ourselves as a partner and to you as an Independent or mid-market retail brand is 'Shopify Pay'...
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    Returns in electronics even outweighs returns in apparel or footwear; this is becoming a logistical and financial nightmare for most eCommerce merchants from the cost of returning such large, bulky goods (not to mention the admin associated with cancelling finance plans). At Aulter we're...
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    We're on hand at Aulter to carry out a full diagnostic of the utilisation of your shop floor space; we're almost sure you already do this and are aware of your like for like sales in key areas of your store, we've also gone into this in much more detail here. This post surrounds concessions (or...
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