Don't miss this week
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’.
Read the Retail Week Customer Insight supplement as a fully digital edition.
Read the Retail Week Technology supplement as a fully digital edition.
John Lewis is carrying out a “comprehensive slum redevelopment”, ripping out between 50 and 60 old systems and replacing them with more modern systems that have clear interfaces and can be linked more easily.
Retail news round-up September 19, 2013: Tesco appoints Barclays joint broker, River Island profits rise and F Hind deploys cloud-based EPoS system.
Coast, Oasis and Warehouse have introduced wi-fi to their stores to enable the roll-out of iPads across all of their UK and European stores.
Marks & Spencer has rolled out contactless payment to 644 UK shops following a 25-store trial in London last year.
Clothing retailer Fat Face said its new electronic point of sale (epos) system helped it cope with double-digit sales growth over peak period.
This year’s technology summit touched on everything from legacy systems to today’s most exciting start-ups, highlighting just how challenging a chief information officer’s job has become.
Multichannel gadgetry is high on retailers’ investment agenda. Sarah Butler investigates which technologies are genuinely improving the customer experience and which are detracting from it.
Who will benefit most from our online world in the shopping centres of 2014?
Retailing in 25 years time will be very different, but it will change as dramatically as it has in the last 25 years?