Wednesday, December 8, 2021
business strategy

COMMENT: Maintaining a successful, long-term retail business

Here are some precautions that can be taken to guide your business in a successful direction and ensure it has all it needs to survive in the long term:
retail trends

COMMENT: What to expect in retail trends for 2017

2016 was a rollercoaster of a year and left us all feeling that nothing can take us by surprise anymore.  
customer expectations

COMMENT: How to manage delivery expectations over Christmas

Customers‘ expectations need managing, and if you want to avoid the same kind of tears on Christmas morning you need to make sure your message is clear.  
Singles Day

COMMENT: Are you missing out on the world‘s biggest online shopping day?

For those looking to start taking advantage of Singles Day, here are the key things that can make a big difference to attracting overseas shoppers.

Conviviality posts growth across all sectors following acquisitions

The UK‘s leading alcohol wholesaler Conviviality, which owns retail outlets Bargain Booze and Wine Rack, has posted a drop in like for like sales...

COMMENT: Being weather smart pays off in retail

For every drop of rain, for every breath of wind, for every flake of snow, for every ray of sunshine, for every rise and fall in the mercury – there is a commensurate rise and fall in the demand or the supply of approximately 85 per cent of the goods and services within the retail industry.

M&S appoints David Guise as new HR director

Marks & Spencer has named David Guise as its new group HR director, who will be moving back to the UK after spending four...
consumer confidence

COMMENT: In retail, we‘re living in dangerous times

According to many, the British high street and retail sector has a bright future.  But stats and figures do not tell the whole story.
shop floor staff

COMMENT: Supporting and investing in shop floor staff is crucial

The retail industry has an elephant in the room – it suffers from one of the highest employee turnover rates of all industries in the UK.

Yoox Net-A-Porter announces new HR director

The Yoox Net-A-Porter group has appointed Deborah Lee as its new chief people officer. Starting her new role in January 2017, Lee will be...

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...