Monday, January 20, 2020

Home Retail Group sees profits nosedive 60%

Weak trading at both Homebase & Argos has led to a significant drop in their owner Home Retail Group‘s (HRG) profitability over the last...

Asos sees its UK sales growth slow to 4%

Online fashion retailer Asos.com has today reported a 49 per cent rise in total retail sales for its full-year period, however trading growth slowed...

Comment: The rise of the tech-savvy employee

In my previous article ‘Change in the channel – how retail will respond to the closure of the VAT loophole‘, I discussed The High...

Amazon looks to cut publishers out of book business

Online retailing giant Amazon is to try and to cut publishers out of its e-reader business model by acquiring the rights to a mass...

Comment: Ten steps to Optimised Retailing

Optimised-retailing is the latest industry buzzword but how can traders actually achieve the right balance of process, technology and enhanced customer experience? Regular Retail...

Comment: Response to the VAT loophole‘s closure

In my previous article ‘Is the game up for digital on the high-street?‘ I discussed the changes that need to be made to avoid...

Go Outdoors hires first Multichannel Director

Outdoor equipment and clothing retailer Go Outdoors has poached an experienced retailer from bike & car parts specialist Halfords to become its new Multichannel...

Comment: Being social not selling socially

Many businesses are increasingly looking to harness the power of social media not only as a communication tool, but as part of a multi-channel...

Comment: Enter a dot Brand new world

We are about to enter a dot Brand new world. For the first time, businesses can have their names on the right side of...

M&S to launch online in Ireland

High street giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced today that it will in the next few months be unveiling its first ever Irish...

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Optimise Your EAS Systems with Predictive Analytics – eBook

Learn How Retailers are Making Their Shrink Management Systems Work Smarter The fast-changing world of retail has placed new pressures on store leaders to improve...