Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Mamas & Papas CEO chairman

Mamas & Papas CEO and chairman quit

Mamas & Papas has been dealt a double whammy after chief executive Jonathon Fitzgerald and chairman Derek Lovelock both stepped down from their roles.
Co-op employment agency

Employment agency used by Co-op faces legal action

An employment agency that supplies drivers for the Co-op supermarkets is facing legal action due to alleged "bogus self-employment" practices.
On Demand

COMMENT: Five reasons why every retailer should be thinking ‘on-demand‘

As e-commerce grows at an exponential rate and consumer expectations shift, it‘s crunch time for the UK retail sector. The landscape is becoming increasingly competitive, with British retailers under pressure to keep up with the online giants.
Mothercare buyout

Mothercare to slash store and staff numbers

Mothercare has announced swathes of new store closures and job losses as it enters its “second phase” of its turnaround phase.
out-of-town retail

COMMENT: The quest for experience

Hannah Milne, Director of Regional Retail at The Crown Estate, argues that experience-led shopping is going to transform our traditional idea of retail parks, but it must continue to be rooted in convenience.

Hands On with Ted Baker’s interactive campaign

What is it? Ted Baker has launched a new advertising campaign for its spring 2017 range called Keeping Up with the Bakers, based around a...

Hands on with IVALO, the Tinder of independent fashion

What is it? IVALO is an app that allows users to browse independent fashion retailers' items just like Tinder. Having soft-launched back in October in its...
mobile retail

COMMENT: Mobile is the strategy for sellers, designers & buyers

When it comes to mobile, online retailers often focus only on buyers.

Asda, DFS, Harrods beat other retailers in Certified Top Employers list

Asda, DFS and Harrods have all just been recognised as three of the UK‘s top 78 employers on the Top Employers Institute‘s annual list...

COMMENT: The tech innovations that could change retail forever

Over the next decade, technology will be a key driver in transforming the retail industry and the consumer shopping experience.

Feature Resource

The future of e-commerce payments

The rapid growth of online retail transactions is adding strain to legacy card payment systems that merchants have relied on for years. Meanwhile, open...