Consumer confidence lowest for 6 months

Consumer confidence declined by two points this month to -30, its lowest level in six months, according to data released today. Such a drop...

HMV staff hit back at new rules

Entertainment retailer HMV is courting controversy after reportedly banning employees from displaying tattoos and having long hair and staff have now hit back at...

Comment: Markets of the future

This year saw China overtake the US as the world‘s largest food and grocery market. In 2013 China is expected to surpass Japan as...

Taskforce launched to aid high streets

Investment in high street retail property is set for a boost as experts across retail, banking and real estate joined the Government in the...

Exclusive:Christmas spend worry for 60% of shoppers

New research shared exclusively with Retail Gazette reveals that sixty per cent of British consumers are concerned about their personal finances in the run-up...

Sports Direct sales driven by Olympics

Sports products & clothing retailer Sports Direct has today reported a group total sales rise of 18 per cent to £402.7 million for its...

Argos to close stores amid digital overhaul

General merchandise retailer Argos is set to close at least 75 stores over the next five years as it undergoes a digital overhaul in...

Comment: Loyalty that pays

In an increasingly competitive market place and unstable economic climate, securing loyal custom is of course critical for success. Recent research from Avios, one...

Retailers no more trusted than banks

A startling majority of consumers don‘t trust retailers any more than banks to handle their personal finances, new research released today reveals. According to...

Responsible shopping on rise despite downturn

UK shoppers are seeking responsible and ethically sourced products despite the squeeze on finances, new data released today reveals. Shopper research agency Shoppercentric found...

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Visual Transformation: Creating High-Impact Customer Experiences

In the digital age, consumers expect a customer journey that goes above and beyond. With this in mind, Magento has partnered with Zmags to...