Sunday, August 19, 2018
Sainsbury's Asda

COMMENT: Customers up for grabs in Sainsbury’s-Asda merger

Sainsbury’s and Asda could dominate the supermarket war if customers are at heart of new brand strategy.
Top 10 tips for starting a retail business in your 50s

COMMENT: Top 10 tips for starting a retail business in your 50s

Nayna McIntosh, chief executive and founder of womenswear retailer Hope, believes it’s never too late to follow your dreams.
Ken Daly supply chain

COMMENT: Re-aggregating the retail supply chain

Ken Daly, CEO of multichannel retailer JML, analyses the common theme among the closures & challenges gripping the high street.
customer service food

COMMENT: Customer service top spot vulnerable within congested food retail sector

While customer satisfaction within the food retail industry remains strong, the sector should not become complacent.
International Women's Day

COMMENT: Celebrate the women doing online retail business their way

Ebay UK VP Rob Hattrell marks International Women’s Day by sharing some inspiring stories of the retailer's female-led SMEs.
Cuts

COMMENT: Are retail’s 2800 job cuts signs of the next crash?

Since January 1 all of the Big 4 have announced either job cuts or major restructures that will result in staff facing pay cuts.
trainseeships

COMMENT: Why traineeships are a great stepping stone into retail

The government is now offering an excellent opportunity for young people to develop their careers in retail.
small retailers mobile

COMMENT: Small retailers must embrace mobile this Christmas

Small retailers optimising their business for customers to purchase on mobile will lead to a Christmas to remember.
loyalty schemes

COMMENT: What do loyalty schemes means in the digital age?

75% of marketing leaders admit they don’t understand changing consumer behaviour, according to a new study into loyalty.
Pension

COMMENT: Looking forward to retiring? BHS won’t be the only one to ruin pensions

Head of the Work and Pensions Committee Frank Field penned two letters concerning retailers pension deficits this week.

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...