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...

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...

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...

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...

UK retail sales up 1.3% in sunny March

Retail sales rebounded from an underlying drop in February to rise year-on-year in March, according to new research, however the performance was helped by...

Halfords retail sales slump in “challenging year”

Despite a slight overall improvement during the fourth quarter, full-year revenues for bicycle & car parts retailer Halfords fell annually by 0.8 per cent,...

JJB Sports reports £100m loss in full year

Struggling sports retailer JJB Sports has tried to offset worrying news of big losses and sliding full-year sales this morning with the announcement of...

JJB Sports in talks with potential investors

Sports retail chain JJB Sports has confirmed today that it is on the verge of securing new financing for its struggling operations. Reportedly, a...

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A sneak peek at our eCommerce speaker line-up

CO LOCATED WITH: TECHNOLOGY FOR MARKETING The UK's ONLY event dedicated to MarTech Are you interested in enhancing your eCommerce & marketing strategies? eCommerce Expo on 28 - 29 September...