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March 5, 2021

Facebook marketing grow your business with retargeting

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March 2, 2021

Space 48 is excited to announce the appointment of Martin Boddy as chairman!

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February 22, 2021

#8: Know Your Numbers! The Key to Digital Marketing Success in a Global Retail Business

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impact on ecommerce after brexit February 11, 2021

The Impact on eCommerce after Brexit

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February 9, 2021

#7 The changing face of retail

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February 8, 2021

Space 48 is excited to announce we’ve secured investment from Foresight for our next phase of growth

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February 3, 2021

Space 48 and Attraqt announce partnership

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the Space Bar Podcast February 1, 2021

#6 The early impact of Brexit on ecommerce

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the Space Bar Podcast January 14, 2021

#5 2020 ecommerce review and predictions for 2021

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GA4 January 1, 2021

Upgrading to Google Analytics 4 (GA4)

GA4 is here to improve your marketing decisions. 2020 was definitely a year of extraordinary changes in all aspects of our lives, and technology was no different. There have been rapid shifts in the way people use it to connect, […]

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the Space Bar Podcast December 23, 2020

#4: I’ve got 99 problems but Front-End ain’t one!

In episode 4 of The Space Bar Podcast, we’re joined by our Commerce Interaction Designer, Dan Davies, and our Technical Lead in Development, Peter Hicks.  Listen to them discuss with our host, Paul Casey, how front end development has changed over time as […]

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the Space Bar Podcast December 13, 2020

#3: Human Commerce Experiences

In this week’s episode, we’re discussing the importance of offering a human element to the commerce experience and what that actually means for customers and retailers. We also discuss common pain points for customers during the commerce journey as well […]

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the Space Bar Podcast December 6, 2020

#2: Adapting to change in 2020

Welcome to the Space Bar Podcast 🚀 In this episode we discuss the rollercoaster year that has been 2020 with Jon, Stephen, Erica and Paul. Like most companies, Space 48 have had to adapt to a lot of change this […]

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the Space Bar Podcast November 29, 2020

Introducing The Space Bar podcast #1

Welcome to The Space Bar Podcast from Space 48 🚀 We have teamed up with our eCommerce network of contacts and tech partners to produce a focused podcast just for people working in our industry. Our aim is to share […]

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November 20, 2020

Bringing Product Photography to Life on Ecommerce Websites

We’re testing Product Visualisation Software. Here’s what we’ve discovered so far. What’s next for product photography on ecommerce websites? When it all boils down to it, product visuals are the star players of on-page content. Without it, keyword-rich content, competitive, […]

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October 23, 2020

Space 48 wins BigCommerce Partner of the Year 2020

Space48 wins BigCommerce Partner of the Year. We have been waiting eagerly to write this announcement. So here it is. On October 22nd 2020, Space 48 was presented with the Partner of the Year Award at the annual BigCommerce Partner Summit – […]

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October 14, 2020

Space 48 and Shipstation – a new partnership, fulfilled

ShipStation is a multi-channel, multi-carrier order and delivery management platform that streamlines and automates key ecommerce processes, with more than 300 integrations to all major selling channels, e-commerce platforms, and carriers, including Amazon, eBay, Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce, Royal Mail, DPD, […]

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September 17, 2020

A 5 star partnership with Yotpo

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Two women with Laybuy Logo August 20, 2020

Space 48 and Laybuy announce partnership

Space 48 and Laybuy are now official partners – working together to give merchants more ways that ever to purchase their most prized goods. Established in 2017,  Laybuy is a leading buy now, pay later service partnering with over 7,000 retail […]

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Space 48 and Klarna announce partnership

Fintech giants Klarna and Space 48 are now official partners – setting their sights on bringing more flexible payment options for merchants across the UK. Founded in Sweden, Klarna is Europe’s highest valued private fintech company offering products and services […]

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A photo of Threekit AR technology July 15, 2020

Space 48 and Threekit announce partnership

AR and Interactive 3D Product Customisation specialists, Threekit, are now partnered with Space 48 to offer more ways for merchants to enhance their on-site experiences. Threekit is the market leader in visual technology, empowering businesses to bring their products to […]

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A photo of hands linking by the fingers July 2, 2020

SweetSquared: A Sweet New Website on BigCommerce

Professional hair and beauty gurus, SweetSquared, is set to launch a standout new site on BigCommerce, designed by Space 48. Serving their professional-only client base since 2006, SweetSquared has now set their sights on a best-in-class e-commerce site, as part […]

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June 30, 2020

3 steps to increase your checkout conversions

Don’t get caught out by poorly considered checkout experiences. In the UK alone over 45% of shoppers have abandoned a purchase because of payment-related issues. It’s an instant loss of sales. But something that can be fixed. To give you the answers […]

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menkind-logo June 16, 2020

Menkind: A giant leap for their commerce experience

Highstreet retailer, Menkind, has selected Space 48 as their ecommerce agency of choice to optimise their online store experiences. Since 2001, Menkind has been leading the way in gifts and gadgets, stocking innovative and original products as well as licensed merchandise across the UK. […]

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space-48-team-member May 21, 2020

Magento 1.x End of Life – Steps to Protect Your Store

The end of life for Magento 1.x is fast approaching. June 30th 2020 will be a sad day for many as support for the most successful eCommerce open-source platform over the past decade comes to an end. While merchants have […]

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May 12, 2020

Succeeding with ecommerce in a COVID-19 world

In just a few weeks, the business landscape has changed. Covid-19 has caused one of the most radical disruptions to buying habits ever seen – with customers forced to stay at home instead of eating in restaurants, drinking in bars, […]

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April 8, 2020

Support Initiatives for Merchants: COVID-19 Responses

We’re in a very strange period in our lifetimes, a period that hopefully none of us will ever have to go through again. The COVID-19 crisis has impacted everyone in one way or another. Whether you’re a business owner that’s […]

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April 7, 2020

How to boost ecommerce sales with immersive content (with examples)

Today, brands throughout Retail are giving significant weight to the User Experience (UX), Content and Design. The aspiration? To create digital experiences that delight – journeys that make it easy for the customer to find the right product, at the […]

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Head of CX February 19, 2020

How retailers can get started with CX

Start your CX journey with a W.A.V.E    CX (Customer Experience) is a hot topic in 2020, and is fast becoming a key differentiator influencing where customers decide to shop. And how. Why? Because customers are all starting to share […]

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tom-robertshaw-at-magento February 5, 2020

What to do if your site project won’t launch before Magento end of life

Magento 1 end of life (EOL). Deadline day is looming. June 2020. Put it in your diaries.  But you knew that already – particularly if you’ve spent months worrying that your new website project will not be ready in time. […]

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ecommerce-trends January 3, 2020

The new Space 48. A decade in the making.

Welcome to Space 48; the home of seamless considered ecommerce & CX. A reimagined Space 48 where we do tomorrow’s thinking, today.  This 5-minute read is a BTS look at how we got to this stage of our journey.  Imagining […]

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Space-48-office January 3, 2020

5 Realistic Ecommerce Trends 2020

Type ‘Ecommerce Trends 2020’ in your search engine. What you’ll find is a range of articles that make reference to the opportunities provided by new tech. AI. Voice Search. Automation. Voice shopping. You name it. These wonderfully big ideas; promising […]

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ecommerce-events January 3, 2020

8 ecommerce events to attend 2020 (+ FREE template)

There are hundreds of ecommerce and retail events out there that claim to deliver the best experience for their delegates. However, in reality, we’re often left disappointed – yearning for something truly refreshing, useful and most importantly, informative.  Filtering the […]

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space-48-office January 6, 2020

Choosing an ecommerce platform in 2020

The best ecommerce platform for your business is one that provides the technical efficiency and robustness to ensure you reach your ecommerce objectives.  Your ecommerce platform is the lifeline of your online store. It has the potential to be your […]

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ecommerce-events January 3, 2020

Magento 1: 5 reasons we’ll miss you

So, here we are. 2020. The end of the road for Magento 1. And what a road it has been. Some 230,000 retailers worldwide have benefitted from over 10 years of releases. Countless extensions have been created. Numerous third-party systems […]

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Ecommerce Email Marketing Webinar

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ecommerce July 1, 2019

Shopify Unite 2019 Round Up & Announcements

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imagine-magento May 31, 2019

Imagine 2019 Roundup

The sun has set on another year of the Magento Imagine Conference. Almost a year on from their acquisition by Adobe and only a month since the announcement of the CEO, Mark Lavelle, stepping down, it was destined to be […]

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adobe May 30, 2019

What we learned at Adobe Summit 2019

While some of the Space 48 team headed to Las Vegas for Magento’s Annual Imagine Conference (read the roundup), we also made our inaugural visit to the EMEA Adobe Summit at London’s Excel. Billed as the Digital Experience Conference we […]

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ecommerce April 24, 2019

Digital Style Event and Whitepaper – Innovate to Disrupt

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