From short-lived QR codes to beacon technology and self-guiding apps, John Ryan explores why in-store tech can often do more harm than good.
Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe says the falls of BHS and Austin Reed have reaffirmed the grocer’s rationale for acquiring Argos.
Shop prices fell for the 36th consecutive month in April, driven by decreased clothing prices, but food costs reported a marginal increase.
Grocers have suffered a slowdown in growth since Easter, but Sainsbury’s continues to outperform its rivals and hold market share.
Retail round-up on May 4, 2016: Sir Philip Green to answer queries on BHS, Sports Direct cuts stake in JD and Amazon Fresh could hit UK this month.
It’s a hot topic across the industry, but will an increase in automation necessarily lead to mass job losses? Susie Mesure investigates
After Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester clinched the Premier League title, Retail Week looks at what the club’s fairytale season can teach retailers
Sainsbury’s is rolling out 100 new click-and-collect grocery sites during the next 12 months as it ramps up its multichannel offer.
The Co-op has offloaded a host of stores it acquired in the ill-fated purchase of Somerfield as it reshapes its core convenience estate.
Bargain Booze owner Conviviality is back on the acquisition trail after striking a deal to acquire drinks wholesaler Bibendum for £60m.
There is more to the supermarket experience than price, which is why discounters need to address the problems around payment.
In the week that BHS went into administration the team discusses the fallout, changes at Amazon and what to expect from grocers next week.
Amazon UK’s new boss Doug Gurr grapples with polar bears while Tesco attracts a new type of customer to its Hungary stores
Dairy Farm Indonesia, the market’s leading supermarket chain, has unveiled first-quarter losses as it continues to revamp its operations.
Last week was all about department stores as, sadly, BHS hit the buffers. This week, grocery will be in the spotlight.
Tesco’s new superstore in Bicester offers progress and efficiency for the town’s rapidly expanding population.
The competition watchdog’s latest jab at supermarket pricing tactics may have made headlines, but it hasn’t made much of an impact.
Asda has teamed up with TV chef James Martin as the grocer accelerates efforts to rejuvenate its Save Money Live Better slogan.
Retail round-up on April 28, 2016: MPs to summon BHS owner Retail Acquisitions, and Asda eyes sale of photo arm to Photo-Me.
Asda will review its price promotions after the competition watchdog singled it out following an investigation into supermarket pricing tactics.
Amazon’s new UK boss Doug Gurr is a triathlete and intrepid adventurer. He will need to combine agility and endurance to tackle the role.
Retail round-up on April 27, 2016: Edinburgh Woollen Mill chief mulls bid for BHS's stores and Fnac wins support from majority Darty shareholders.
Tesco has scrapped its Clubcard Boost scheme to offer “better value all year round” and prices to rival the discounters.
John Lewis suffered a sharp drop in fashion sales last week, but furniture and electrical sales gave the department store a boost.
Shoppers’ spending power increased in March but inflation on essential items crept above zero for the first time since the end of 2014.