Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Stolen Goat online

COMMENT: Why we turned our back on an ecommerce giant

Bicycle and triathlon apparel retailer Stolen Goat recently announced a move away from online marketplace Wiggle.
Mental health

COMMENT: We need to move employee wellbeing up the business agenda

Placing employee health at the top of the business agenda, can lead to a workforce that is happy, engaged and more productive.
Ikea sustainability

COMMENT: Behind the scenes of Ikea’s environmental sustainability pledge

Patrick Elf provides an in-depth overview of Ikea's Live Lagom project, which provided the basis for Ikea's sustainability target

COMMENT: Taking trial & error out of reaching the right customers

The answer to the question "what does the perfect customer look like?" can turn up half a dozen different answers.
customer experience

COMMENT: For the high street to survive, retailers must put customer experience first

Tailor Made's John Buni explains why delivering a great customer experience will be critical to the renaissance of high street.

COMMENT: Customers want discounts year-round, not just on Black Friday

James Kylmowsky pens his thoughts on why customers want discounts now, not when the retailer tells them they can have them.
retail forecast

COMMENT: Forecasting the Future of Retail Demand Forecasting

Prof, Robert Fildes explains how new technology and novel data are changing how retailers can forecast product demand.
physical store

COMMENT: Now is the perfect time to open a physical store

Retailers with specific niches, careful stocking & blending the physical & online effectively could still launch stores.
Women retail

COMMENT: What do women bring to the retail industry?

Laura Heyworth shares her insight and advice for other aspiring women in the retail industry this International Women’s Day.
mobile speed

COMMENT: Retailers should pay attention to mobile speed

Google UK retail director Martijn Bertisen argues that retailers need to upgrade their mcommerce offering.

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