Entries by Annabel Darling

Why Time to Market is So Important and How PIM Can Help

‘Time to Market’ is how long it takes a business to take a product idea, develop it and have it available to buy on their eCommerce site. The quicker a business can get its product to market, the more competitive they can be within their industry. Here we will take a look at how effective […]

How product information is powering eCommerce trends in 2019

Today, it’s not enough to have a user-friendly eCommerce website. Consumers demand better product experiences across a wide range of channels.  So you need to be exploring new markets and utilising the latest eCommerce technologies to make a real impact. Here we identify 3 key eCommerce trends in 2019, examine how they can benefit your […]

Announcement: Pimberly Acquires Open Range

Pimberly is pleased and excited to announce the acquisition of Open Range, the UK’s leading provider of Product Information for the IT and Office Supplies industry. Open Range, based in Redditch, near Birmingham, provide a database of over 1.25 million fully enriched and eCommerce ready product records along with associated imagery from over 500 world leading manufacturers. This allows […]

Reducing product returns – prevention rather than cure

Product returns cost the UK retail industry a whopping £60bn every year. £20bn is derived from online sales alone. That’s a lot of money… and also a huge headache. For this reason, the industry has spent years looking into improving efficiencies around returns, cutting delivery costs, and simplifying the whole process for consumers. The nature […]

Webrooming. How do your customers shop?

It’s not surprising that consumers are increasingly opting for the convenience and accessibility of online browsing. But many are also still drawn in by the immediacy and experience of in-store purchasing. Combining the benefits of both online and in-store shopping, webrooming has become a popular trend with modern shoppers. Some people feel more comfortable buying […]

Pimberly completes Series A funding with £2m investment from Nothern PowerHouse Investment Fund (NPIF)

Pimberly has completed our Series A funding round after securing an investment from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). This £2.0million funding announcement follows 16 months of rapid growth for us here. It will allow to look forward and focus on product development, customer success and new […]