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Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas

Retail Week\'s 12 Days of Christmas

Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: The complete series

Access all of the content from Retail Week’s 12 days of Christmas here.

The gifts all retailers want under the tree for 2015

Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: The gifts all retailers want

With a general election coming up, it’s hard for retailers to second-guess prospects for 2015. Retail Week looks at the Christmas gifts retailers will hope for.

Retail Week\'s 12 Days of Christmas

Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: Mark Price looks back at 2014

John Lewis deputy chairman and Waitrose boss Mark Price gives his thoughts on 2014 and what the future holds for grocery retail.

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UPDATE: Retail Week's Christmas quiz – the answers Video

So you think you know retail? Below are the answers to our ultimate retail Christmas quiz. How did you get on?

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Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: Can you do all your shopping on mobile?

What’s it like doing all your shopping on a smartphone? We asked Will Dorling, a partner at Weve, to try it out and report on his findings.

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Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: The unsung heroes of retail

Who are the unsung heroes of Christmas 2014? We asked retailers to nominate employees who are helping to make Christmas happen this year.

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Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: Who won our delivery secret shop?

Just how good are retail’s premium delivery services? We tested some to see how well they’re performing during 2014’s peak period.

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Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: How to prepare for the busiest day

Sue Robinson, branch manager at Waitrose’s Westfield London, reveals how to prevent turkey shortage on the busiest Christmas shopping day.

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Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: Who won the Christmas ad battle? Video

How did retailers fare in this year’s battle of the Christmas ads? We spoke to advertising and social media experts to find out.

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Retail Week's 12 days of Christmas: 12 truths every retailer knows at Christmas Video

The Golden Quarter is crucially important for retailers – but it’s not a particuarly easy time for staff. Here are 12 things every retailer knows to be true about the peak period.

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Retail Week’s 12 days of Christmas: 2014's Christmas in numbers

Christmas 2014 has already been an eventful one for retailers, and there are still a few weeks to go yet. Above are some of the key stats from the festive season.

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Retail Week’s 12 days of Christmas: Grocers’ festive food offers

With Christmas fast approaching, we take a look at the grocers’ festive food offers, from six-bird roasts to smoked reindeer and beyond.

More Christmas news & analysis

As it moves towards February, Aldi is still trading through high levels of Christmas products

In pictures: Has Aldi suffered from a Christmas hangover?

28-Jan-2015 | By Steven Dresser

Christmas goods still seem to be in plentiful stock in some Aldi stores, discovers Grocery Insight director Steve Dresser.

Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been swift to buy digital entertainment platforms and launch their own services to compete with Amazon and Apple

Amazon took quarter of entertainment spend in the fourth quarter of 2014

26-Jan-2015 | By Suzanne Bearne

Amazon raked in one in every four pounds spent on entertainment in the last quarter of 2014, as the supermarkets saw their marketshare fall.

Retailers’ multichannel system were run to capacity over the Christmas period, resulting in online chaos and customer service failures.

Comment: Lessons from Christmas 2014 – five ways to avoid delivery chaos

26-Jan-2015 | By Dan Murphy

Retailers’ multichannel system were run to capacity over the Christmas period, resulting in online chaos and customer service failures.

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