On Monday Chinese Golden Week will commence, marking the start of a tourism and shopping bonanza which is fast becoming a rival for retail events like Prime Week and even the Christmas Sales. This year it is poised to be another record breaker.
Technology has become both the biggest obstacle for new retailers, and its biggest asset. Customers expect to be able to access a retailer on every platform, and new retailers are likely to make a poor first impression if this is not available from the off.
With the eyes of the fashion world descending on the heart of the British fashion industry this week, could London Fashion Week be the kickstart it needs to reinvigorate retail?
Last month, detectives revealed that modern slavery is far more prevalent than previously thought, estimating numbers to be in the tens of thousands.
Every sector has its drawbacks, but a recent study by Glass Door revealed that four out of the 10 companies voted as the worst places to work in the UK by employees were retailers. This compares to just one in the top 10.
The bargain generation is here to stay. We take a look at what created the second-hand market and why it's not likely to go anywhere anytime soon.
Facial recognition technology is becoming more advanced, more affordable and more widely adopted across retail. We take a look at what this means for your privacy and the safety of your data.
For a true 24-hour retail economy, this ethos needs to be transferred from the digital world into the physical.
Ahead of its grand opening next month, the Retail Gazette was given exclusive access to one of the UK‘s most exciting retail developments. We take a closer look at the Lexicon and why its significance goes far beyond Bracknell‘s high street.
More retailers than ever before in the UK and around the world are implementing sustainability initiatives. But retailers are so concerned with their environmental impact, why is their carbon footprint still so significant?