Can brick-and-mortar stores survive in the age of online shopping?

Instore Retail shops may seem destined for the history books but not yet! Many retail experts, including ourselves believe that with some reinvention – high street stores have a healthy future. At Pivotal, we believe in keeping the in-store Retail alive, our shopping destination began here and should continue here. Online shopping keeps getting easier, faster and better, which is …

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Our thoughts, Retail Design

How to create a better shopping experience – both instore & online

We’re all guilty of making impulse purchases and treating ourselves to a bit of retail therapy, sometimes more often than anticipated! However, as consumers we want a great shopping experience, whether that is online or instore.  With retail being a competitive marketplace – we believe the below statements will play a fundamental part in a successful and satisfying shopping experience.  …

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Inspo, Our thoughts, Retail Design

Internet shopping from mobiles set to double.

Internet Shopping sales via mobile phones will more than double by 2013 as UK consumers get used to paying for goods on their handsets, according to Ovum and Verdict Research. Verdict’s consumer research shows that while 28% of the UK adult population had internet access on their mobile in 2009, just 2.1% used this access to shop online. However, with …

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