Wednesday, 4 November 2015


Infographic: 9 Inventions that changed the way we shop
By Marketing,
Collect Plus, 26 October 2015.

The rise of internet shopping has had a profound impact on the way we shop, and is perhaps the biggest retail innovation that most of us have witnessed in our lifetimes. But the move from physical shop to screen is just one step forward among many, bringing with it a wide range of services such as click & collect, one-click payment and more.

Take a look at our infographic to learn more about the biggest revolutions in retail - from the first catalogues to the dawn of the drone age.


Infographic Sources:
1. 99% invisible (2014): A short history of the modern bar code. Slate.
2. Bravin, J (2009). Justices to study patents on business methods. The Wall Street Journal.
3. Coupon Sherpa (2010). A brief history of UK coupons.
Coupon Sherpa.
4. IMRG and Collect+ (2015). UK Click & collect review 2015. IMRG.
5. MacGregor N (2012). A History of the World in 1000 objects. London: Penguin.
Google Books.
6. Pahwa, D. (2014). The History of the Catalogue.
7. Tuttle, B. (2010). The History of Coupons.
8. Winterman, D. and John Kelly, J (2013). Online Shopping: The pensioner who pioneered a  home shopping revolution. BBC.

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