Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Retail Gazette Loves: New retail app that allows consumers to snap and buy

Ever scanned the internet in pursuit of an outfit spotted on a stranger, with no clue where it may be from? Visa‘s new Blippar...

Six reasons the high street can‘t afford to overlook accessories

On the UK high street, accessories are huge. They‘re the second biggest category in the market - representing 16% of everything in high street...

Why the EUROs should be about more than football for retailers

Visit one of the UK‘s towns, cities, villages - even hamlets – over the next six weeks, and you‘re likely to detect a whiff...

5 minutes with Siobhain McDonagh, MP for Mitcham and Morden

  The National Living Wage (NLW) has been a contentious talking point ever since George Osbourne announced it last year. The new rate replaces...

The Big Interview: Doug Mack and Andy Anson, leaders of Fanatics

Towards the end of 2014, Findel spent months courting suitors for its sporting goods arm Kitbag. Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley for example, had...

From Browsing to Buying: Getting the Consumer to Complete the Purchase

  Landing pages are the online retailer‘s storefront. While they can‘t accommodate life-size mannequins donning the latest trends or smiling sales associates to help...

What is Eat’s recipe for success?

In 1996, Niall and Faith McArthur founded Eat, the sandwich retailer chain now frequented by busy urbanites. The first store opened in London‘s Charing...

The Big Interview: Wendy Spinks, Commercial Director of HS1 Ltd

One in four people who visit St Pancras International aren‘t travelling. Maybe they‘re a Harry Potter fan (parts of the franchise were filmed there) or they‘re attending a wedding (the station hosts...

7 Key ingredients for successful commerce marketing e-mails

Juniper Research released a staggering figure a couple of months back: Global brand and retail spend on digital marketing activities will reach $200bn in...

The Big Interview: Mark Dunhill, MD, Whittard of Chelsea

With only 51 stores in the UK, and little to no advertising, you‘d be forgiven for forgetting about Whittard of Chelsea. But the tea specialist has...

Feature Resource

9 Tips for Getting your Retail Display Strategy Right

We are witnessing the digitisation of the entire retail ecosystem. While many have long debated whether online or offline will ‘win’ the retail battle,...