Sunday, August 19, 2018

Joules defies high street gloom with 18% rise in revenue

Premium lifestyle retailer Joules has managed to defy overlying concerns on the health of the high street by posting an 18.4 per cent rise...

Hands On with Ikea’s Home Planner

Ikea’s home planner app offers customers the ability to experience Ikea’s products in a 3D virtual rendering.
Pension

Is retail in a pensions crisis?

House of Fraser currently has a pension deficit of around £100 million, Dixons Carphone’s £500 million, John Lewis £731 million.
Whittard

Whittard of Chelsea returns to black thanks to millennials

Whittard of Chelsea managed to return to the black last year thanks to rising sales “driven principally by millennials.

Amazon bans thousands of VAT fraudsters

Amazon has cracked down on tens of thousands of products from overseas sellers who don’t charge or account for VAT.

Retail Gazette Loves: Mastercard’s smart mirror

Smart mirrors are fast becoming the new buzzword in retail, and Mastercard’s new Oak mirror lays bare the opportunities.
Inflation

Inflation falls to lowest level since March last year

Inflation in April fell to the lowest level in 13 months despite surging fuel costs and record price rises on soft drinks.

Hands On with the AliExpress app

AliExpress is an online retail platform owned by Alibaba and is fast gaining popularity here in the UK.

Business Rates 1 Year On: What effect has it had on retail?

One year on from the controversial rise in business rates, the Retail Gazette takes a closer look at the effect its had on retail

Seven Best Practices for Protecting Your Most Sensitive Data

Retailer: Seven Best Practices for Protecting Your Most Sensitive Data Download our white paper and learn how retailers can utilize tokenization as part of a holistic...

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...