Sunday, October 21, 2018

Perth becomes the UK‘s first iSTREET

Perth has become the first UK city to engage with tourists and residents via social media in a drive to boost local business. The...

Amazon posts loss for third quarter in a row

Amazon, the worlds largest retailer, has posted a strong increase in sales and narrowed its operating loss for the third quarter (Q3). Its net...

Comment: Forget the fancy decorations – sort the online Christmas basics now

As the festive period fast approaches, retailers are already starting to prepare their decorations and over-the-top grottos for the expected rise in footfall. Much...

Hammerson using geowave technology in new app

Hammerson has launched customer loyalty app Kudos to bolster its digital offer and further enhance both the digital and physical experience for its shoppers...

Mixed predictions for consumer spend this Christmas

Retail analysts and experts have proclaimed their predictions for this Christmas but the expected figure is inconclusive. Research firm Verdict predict that consumer spending...

New Sainsbury‘s dark store planned to meet online demand

Sainsbury‘s has announced it will build a dark store for the first time to satisfy demand in the growing online grocery sector in the...

Amazon voted most trusted retailer despite tax and labour issues

Amazon remains the world‘s most trusted retailer despite widespread criticism of its tax affairs and labour disputes. The internet giant topped a poll of...

Comment: The retail revolution

Retailers are still struggling to recover from some of their darkest days. The economic downturn led to consumers becoming purse-strapped and more responsible with...

“Pure play is over, it’s all about the product,” says Jacques-Antoine Granjon

Jacques-Antoine Granjon, founder and CEO of vente-privee.com, told World Retail Congress delegates that the first wave of the internet is at an end. “Now...

A third of non-food sales come from online, says BRC and KPMG

Online sales have represented the highest percentage of total non-food sales so far this year according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG....

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What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...