Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Comment: A decade of change in shopper marketing

Even a casual observer can see how the in-store retail experience has vastly changed for shoppers over the past decade. Since 2002 we have...

Argos hires strategy consultants to spur turnaround

Variety store & catalogue retailer Argos is to embark on a ‘radical overhaul‘ of its business which could see many stores shut, according to...

Sports Direct sales rise 13% in recent weeks

Sports products & clothing retailer Sports Direct has announced today a rise in sales and profits over the early part of 2012 and is...

Mothercare‘s Finance Director resigns

Neil Harrington, the Executive Director and Finance Director of parent & baby products retailer Mothercare has today announced he has stepped down from his...

Barclaycard unveils PayTag contactless payment stickers

Global payment business Barclaycard has today unveiled a new contactless payment method which will allow any customer to pay for goods at the point...

WHSmith profits up 3% as sales continue to fall

Variety retailer WHSmith has managed to reduce its costs even further then planned over its first half period, allowing it to yet again produce...

A defence of retail apprenticeships

Just how much the retail sector contributes to the UK‘s economic success is often overlooked. It generates eight per cent of our GDP and...

Interview: Darren Williams, Hotel Chocolat’s Head of Retail

Darren Williams says that he started volunteering for the Samaritans seven years ago, while working for Costa Coffee, as a way of finding fulfilment...

Practical implications of governments high street plans

Now that the dust has settled on the government‘s response to the Portas report, Sarah Easton casts her legal eye over how the high...

Mothercare to close another 111 UK stores by 2015

Baby & parent products retailer Mothercare has unveiled the latest stage in its turnaround programme which will see its UK store portfolio shrink to...

Feature Resource

9 Tips for Getting your Retail Display Strategy Right

We are witnessing the digitisation of the entire retail ecosystem. While many have long debated whether online or offline will ‘win’ the retail battle,...