Welcome to the Mirakl Marketplace Summit 2018

By Laura Hare on March 22, 2018

With Forrester predicting that by 2022, 40% of global eCommerce sales will be through marketplaces - there has never been a more pressing need for the industry to galvanize their marketplace strategy.

Each year Mirakl brings together market-leading retailers, innovative technology partners and leading industry analysts to celebrate the power and potential of the marketplace model at the Mirakl Marketplace & Platform Summit.

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Retail Week Live Blog 2018

By Laura Hare on March 7, 2018

We're talking about retail and we're live. Welcome to Retail Week Live 2018!* This year we're back at the enormous Intercontinental O2 near the historic borough of Greenwich, the place where time was created and we will be bringing you all of the highlights (well, as many as we can fit in!) from the two day conference. As we enter an increasingly unpredicatable and turbulent year for the UK retail industry, it's never been more important to hear from leaders across the space and their priorities to build a stronger future for retail.

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International Women’s Day: Celebrating Success at Mirakl

By Laura Hare on March 6, 2018

From Mary Wollstonecraft to Simone de Beauvoir, Rosa Parks to Amelia Earhart, Marie Curie to Mary Seacole - history remembers great women who in the face of great adversity triumphed. Yet there are thousands of voices we’ve lost, whose fearless actions and thoughtful words paved the way for successes we enjoy today yet aren’t remembered. That’s why every year on March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day - all women are equal, regardless of who they are and what they have accomplished. A day dedicated to empowering, inspiring and pushing for positive social change. This year the day falls amidst the World Economic Forums' Global Gender Gap Report which shows that it will take 217 years to close the gender parity gap, proof that it’s more important than ever that we #pressforprogress

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The power of retail: Dick’s kicks out the big guns

By Jess Iandiorio on March 2, 2018

This week Dick’s Sporting Goods made many headlines by taking a moral stand: They will no longer sell assault style rifles in their stores, and have raised the age to buy a firearm to 21. While they didn’t sell the exact gun to the Parkland shooter, they did sell a shotgun to him in November of 2017.

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