Monday, October 18, 2021
Retail Gazette looks at how and why ethnic pay gaps exist and what changes need to be made for retailers to become truly inclusive.

What can retailers do to reduce ethnic pay gaps?

Retail Gazette looks at how and why ethnic pay gaps exist and what changes need to be made for retailers to become truly inclusive.
Tesco is trialling a new change to alcohol aisles in store to tackle an increased in thefts.

How does Tesco maintain its lead in grocery?

Tesco holds over 28.4% of the overall market share in the UK. The grocer's distribution network and advanced digital strategy has led to reduced Covid-19 costs.

Roundtable: Fending off fraud in peak trading and beyond

Retail Gazette and Sift hosted a virtual roundtable on retailers’ challenges with fraud, with a focus on dealing with the problem around the crucial peak trading period.
Unemployment furlough

End of furlough: How retailers can alleviate unemployment

The furlough scheme was extended in March until the end of September, which saw employees continue to receive 80% of their salary for hours not worked. With the scheme now ending, Retail Gazette looks at whether unemployment is likely to rise and how retailers can alleviate this.
Netherlands

Market Snapshot: Netherlands

The Netherlands retail sector is especially impacted by the overarching trend to online, from predominantly physical to digital retail. Dutch retailers are entering a phase of recovery. Retail Gazette talks to experts to find out how the nation is faring.

What’s to blame for shortages in retail workforces – Covid or Brexit?

As Covid and Brexit red tape continue to pose a challenge for retailers, how can they keep and find new employees as staff shortages persist?
Sainsbury’s Habitat

How does Habitat’s relaunch benefit Sainsbury’s?

Sainsbury’s relaunched Habitat in both its supermarkets and online last week as part of a brand overhaul. The new Habitat range will be offering more affordable homeware. Habitat's integration into the Sainsbury's group comes at a convenient time for the grocer as people took more trips to supermarkets.
Rishi Sunak has said he remains "confident" that Christmas presents will arrive in stores on time despite the escalating supply chain crisis.

Could Christmas really be cancelled this year?

As the UK continues to grapple with supply chain issues as well as Brexit and Covid, could Christmas really be cancelled this year?
Grosvenor

Spotlight: Grosvenor Estate

Grosvenor's oldest and best-known asset is its London estate, 300 acres in Mayfair and Belgravia. Both Belgravia and Mayfair now have a global reputation. Retail Gazette pays a visit to the luxury district.
Following the news that UK inflation rate has seen its biggest increase since records began, how can retailers tackle rising inflation?

Is it possible for retailers to battle rising inflation?

Following the news that UK inflation rate has seen its biggest increase since records began, how can retailers tackle rising inflation?

Feature Resource

The Linnworks Total Commerce Guide to Growth

In the new effortless economy, brands need to be available wherever their customers want to shop to capture every selling opportunity.  As shopping platforms...