Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Big 4 grocery 24-hour online shopping store closures

Is the decline of 24-hour grocers linked to rise of ecommerce?

With Covid-19 accelerating the shift to online grocery, Retail Gazette looks at whether 24-hour supermarkets are a thing of the past.
As data reveals that food waste in UK retail is increasing, many retailers are adopting new initiatives to tackle the issue. Retail Gazette speaks to experts on how retailers can combat food waste effectively amid the pandemic.

How can retailers tackle food waste?

Budgens recently announced it would expand its partnership with the surplus food app Too Good To Go, in a bid to fight the growing...
Poundland Local convenience retail

Does Poundland Local pose a threat to convenience stores?

Does Poundland's new convienence store concept pose a threat to run-of-the-mill convenience and off-licence retailers?
Retail Gazette speaks to experts to discuss the role retailers play in the fine line between regeneration and gentrification and the state of UK high streets post-coronavirus.

How retail plays a part in the gentrification of neighbourhoods

Retail Gazette speaks to experts to discuss the role retailers play in the fine line between regeneration and gentrification (...)

Meeting the ominous challenges of omnichannel 

The impacts of Covid-19 and Brexit are accelerating growth in sales channels, with retailers seeking more routes to revenue to counter uncertainty and unpredictability....
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How a rise in retail vacancies can affect the UK’s high streets

With the UK going in and out of lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the rate of retail store vacancies has surged. Retail (...)
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Ikea plans to take over Topshop’s London flagship: A Swede deal?

Ikea recently announced a serious interest in acquiring the iconic site of the now-former Topshop flagship on London's Oxford Street (...)

Roundtable: The race for retail relevance

Almost two-thirds of retailers surveyed for a report by Retail Gazette and retail technology company K3 said they expect to be operating fewer but...
These are the retailers who have updated or introduced new measures in time for mental health awareness month.

3 retailers raising the bar during Mental Health Week

Here are three retailers that have updated or introduced new measures in time for mental health awareness month.
As coronavirus restrictions continue to ease, how can retailers support their employees and their mental health as trading returns to normal.

How can retailers prioritise mental health post-Covid?

As Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease, how can retailers support their employees and their mental health as trading returns to normal?

Feature Resource

[Study] Do you understand Customer Obsession?

Forrester Consulting asked 261 HQ and Customer facing employees if they understood Customer Obsession. In the study commissioned by Critizr, they found that customer-facing workers...