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Waitrose today opened its first train station store in London’s King’s Cross and says it sees a “huge opportunity” to target travel consumers.
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Thoughts of the crucial Christmas trading period begin to loom large for the sector, amid warnings of another unspectacular festive period.
Floor space may be one of the most limiting factors for retailers, but innovation is promising to revolutionise the in-store experience.
We retailers are in the happiness business. We want our customers to be happy so they will keep coming back, and need our staff to be happy because there is no bigger turn-off than a miserable face.
India’s underdeveloped modern retail sector seemed to present the perfect investment – but expansion has not proved so simple for retailers.
Lidl has launched into the clothing market with a range that incudes a £14.99 leather jacket. But how will it fare in a very competitive market?
Morrisons has been playing catch up again this week, both with opening hours and marketing.
The news that George at Asda has overtaken Marks & Spencer to become the second largest clothing retailer by volume comes as little surprise to most.
Another fall in profits at the UK outpost of the global toy retailer could be reversed, but it requires in-store change.
Despite hefty investment by some retailers, near field communication (NFC) – what some thought would become the payment norm – has not taken off.
Returns are a long-term problem for online retailers. The proportion of returned products can reach 40% in some categories, with fashion particularly affected.