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The first Retail Week Hackathon takes place next week at the Emirates Stadium, where teams will compete with the challenge set as ‘Creating the Ultimate Customer Experience’.
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A quarterly retail sales rise of 15% and total annual revenues up 27% to almost £1bn would normally be cause for throwing hats in the air.
Zero-hours contracts may not be worth the hassle for retailers in the future, especially if exclusivity clauses are banned and penalties introduced.
The new J Crew store on London’s Sloane Square may have some work ahead of it
British Fashion Council chairwoman, and Net-a-Porter founder, Natalie Massenet kicked off London Fashion Week on Friday by heralding the city as the “most tech savvy” fashion capital in the world.
Dough McMillon and Dave Lewis haven taken over as chief executives for Walmart and Tesco respectively. What will they bring to their new roles?
Returns are a long-term problem for online retailers. The proportion of returned products can reach 40% in some categories, with fashion particularly affected.
Powerful poster campaigns are few and far between these days so when they do appear, as in HoF’s latest ad, they are all the more striking.
Retailers need to create a multichannel experience that makes it easy for shoppers to access additional product information in-store while creating a single view of their interactions across channels.
Is Apple’s near-field-communication (NFC) smartphone another example of the retailer allowing others to pioneer a technology before presenting an accessible solution?
A change of chief executive has tended to be seen as a sign of bad news in retailing lately, so why has Kingfisher’s share price risen today?