Blog: 40% of retailers not seeing omnichannel ROI
Retail leaders and Maplin’s CEO speak out about the difficulties of becoming truly omnichannel.
NRF attendees inspired by New York’s hottest stores
The National Retail Federation expo kicks off in the Big Apple this week – in part two of our preview we look at some ground-breaking New York stores inspiring retailers worldwide.
Retail Week Buzz: The latest video updates from the Hackathon
The Hackathon in association with Yext will challenge teams to find a way to drive online shoppers into store locations, all in 24 hours.
Webinar: Striking up an emotional connection with your consumer is crucial
Studies have shown that positive emotions towards a retail brand have a far greater influence on consumer loyalty than trust.
Infographic: Spotting genuine innovation in retail
What do we actually mean by innovation? And what separates something genuinely innovative from something simply new? Find out in this new infographic.
Infographic: Mobile apps for the modern consumer
How are shoppers interacting with retailer apps on their smartphones and tablets? Find out in this new infographic.
Infographic: Improving the cross-device retailing journey for consumers
Understanding how consumers shop across multiple platforms will grow increasingly important for retailers as online journeys become more complex.
Analysis: What are the implications for retail of the vote on Brexit?
Britain has sensationally voted to leave the EU. Here’s a piece Retail Week wrote in April examining the claims of what a vote to leave could mean for retailers.
Analysis: understanding what digital natives want from retailers
Retail Week and OpenMarket’s digital guide will help retailers understand what young people want from brands’ mobile communications.
Analysis: identifying truly innovative products and services
Innovation is the lifeblood of retail but what do we actually mean by innovation? And what separates something innovative from something simply new?
Retail Week Live: How the Launchpad stage is showcasing future talent
Criteo MD UK & Northern EMEA Jon Buss joins the Retail Week studio to discuss the tech on display at the Launchpad stage.
Watch: A day in the life of a store manager at Halfords and Debenhams
How do store managers deal with the ever-growing pressure to engage with customers, to know more, to offer more and to close sales?
NRF: New York retailers showcase new wave of in-store technologies
Retail Week took a tour of Lacoste, New Balance and True Religion to check out ecommerce innovations from Demandware on the last day of NRF.
NRF: Interview with Macy’s head of digital technology Yasir Anwar
Macy’s head of digital tech and founder of Macy’s Labs, Yasir Anwar, reveals how he views innovation in today’s disruptive retail landscape.
Tech Sprint event focuses on innovation in the delivery space
Retailers and tech start-ups will join together for the 24-hour Tech Sprint event to develop solutions around fulfilment.
Data: Black Friday shoppers target midnight deals online
Evidence from commerce search advertising business HookLogic shows consumers jumping online at midnight to snap up Black Friday deals.
Retail Week Hackathon: Twenty-four hour video blog
As teams compete to simplify the multichannel shopping experience, watch our video coverage here. Updated hourly throughout the 24 hours.
Millennials are clicking but not collecting, Retail Week study finds
More than 35% of 18-34 year olds admit to requesting a refund after they failed to pick up an item in-store that they’d purchased online.
Argos releases digital wish list app for children's Christmas lists
Argos is looking to bring Christmas wish lists into the digital space this festive season, with an app that allows children to build wish lists for Santa Claus.
Walmart’s mobile app searches stores for its customers
Walmart’s latest mobile app feature allows customers to search a particular store for items on their shopping list.