Wiggle, the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer, has been acquired by European private equity firm Bridgepoint in a transaction totalling £180 million. Javelin Group was engaged by Bridgepoint to complete Commercial & Operational Due Diligence on Wiggle.
Javelin Group appoints Richard F Wolff as Director of International Retail in newly created role.
1 December 2011
Javelin Group has appointed Richard F Wolff to the new role of Director of International Retail. He will lead a new International Retail practice, which will help retailers plan and implement their international expansion into new territories through the best combination of stores (owned or franchised), ecommerce and multi-channel.
Javelin Group’s latest VENUESCORE retail ranking report released.
21 October 2011
Javelin Group’s annual VENUESCORE report assesses the current ranking of the UK’s leading 2000+ shopping destinations. This year’s report has confirmed London Westfield as the UK’s leading shopping centre, with the new Westfield Stratford City in sixth place.
Javelin Group appoints Fraser Davidson as new Director of Technology.
6 July 2011
Javelin Group has appointed Fraser Davidson to the new role of director of technology, to reflect the firm’s rapid growth. He will work with retail, brand and B2B clients to deliver world-class ecommerce and multi-channel solutions to maximise their ROI.
Early Learning Centre launches mobile commerce website, built by Javelin Group.
25 May 2011
Early Learning Centre (ELC), has launched a new mobile commerce website with a complete product portfolio and full integration into its main ecommerce website and back office systems, built in record time by Javelin Group. Customers to the mobile website benefit from a full product list, site functionality consistent with the main ELC website, and a shared basket and purchase process.
Lakeland launches new ecommerce website, built by Javelin Group
1 April 2011
Lakeland, the creative kitchenware company, has launched a new ecommerce website to support the growth of its multi-channel retail business, with the help of its implementation partner Javelin Group. The new website aims to simplify the online buying process and to help customers shop online with the same ease they would encounter in a Lakeland store.