All articles by Joanna Perry – Page 2

  • Retailers such as Argos are focusing on convenience with services such as click and collect and Shutl 90-minute delivery
    Analysis

    Slower but not steady

    2011-11-04T07:00:00Z

    The growth rate of online sales is slowing in the UK, but there are still plenty of interesting dynamics at play that are likely to revitalise many businesses, finds Joanna Perry.

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    Opinion

    Etail gets bigger and better in 2011

    November 4 2011

    Congratulations to everyone who has made it into our second Retail Week Etail Power List.

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    Analysis

    Price premiums

    October 28 2011

    Retailers are beginning to analyse prices along a product’s lifecycle in order to maximise their returns, finds Joanna Perry.

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    Opinion

    Watch this space

    2011-10-26T11:11:00Z

    Kiddicare’s bold plans for 12 superstores are a blueprint for the future of multichannel retail.

  • Kiddicare
    News

    Superstore roll-out on the cards for Kiddicare

    2011-10-21T00:00:00Z

    Morrisons-owned nursery retailer to open national chain of destination stores in multichannel push.

  • Tesco
    News

    Tesco to make redundancies in fashion department

    2011-10-19T16:03:00Z

    Tesco is set to make redundancies within its fashion merchandising team following a recent drop in general merchandise sales.

  • Steve Jobs
    Analysis

    Why Steve Jobs changed retail

    2011-10-06T11:42:00Z

    The Apple founder, who died this week, may not have been best known as a retailer. But the brand he created profoundly changed our industry. Here Retail Week explains why.

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    Opinion

    Google enters the store

    2011-09-21T07:00:00Z

    With the long-awaited launch of its Google Wallet mobile app for contactless payment, the internet giant is trying to take a slice of store sales.

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    Opinion

    Magic moments

    2011-07-20T11:00:00Z

    With a variety of retailers signing up for O2’s Priority Moments location marketing scheme, can mobile wave its wand over the high street?

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    Opinion

    Store closures: why the internet is not to blame

    2011-06-29T12:09:00Z

    The internet doesn’t kill retailers, retailers do.

  • Power List 2011
    Analysis

    Business as usual, but faster

    2011-06-23T09:40:00Z

    Retailers are adjusting to the new post-recession market, which means never allowing their businesses to stand still. By Joanna Perry

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    Opinion

    BT Retail Week Technology Awards: IT's big night out

    2011-06-15T13:16:00Z

    Last night’s BT Retail Week Technology Awards gave IT teams from across the industry a chance to shine (and show off their Scalextric skills).

  • Joanna Perry, Supplement Editor
    Opinion

    The future is here

    2011-06-03T00:00:00Z

    Retail Week’s supplement shows just how much innovation has taken place in the payment arena in the past five years. Not all has been welcomed by retailers, but they will adopt new payment options where there is customer demand.

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    Opinion

    Poor pricing costs

    2011-06-01T11:40:00Z

    Stores, supply chains and sourcing operations have all come under scrutiny, but how many retailers have invested in optimising their merchandising decisions?

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    Opinion

    Let me show you the way

    2011-05-25T12:19:00Z

    Applications to help shoppers navigate stores are likely to be the next big thing in m-commerce.

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    Opinion

    Social by design

    2011-05-19T15:58:00Z

    Social media is yet to deliver volume sales, yet its founding principles are something that everyone designing customer-facing technology should be focused on.

  • Boris Johnson
    News

    Boris vows to protect retailers from more West End protests

    2011-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Meeting aims to stop future demonstrations damaging trade for retailers in London’s West End.

  • Asda is to permanently install ‘go-getters for forgetters’ in all its 340 superstores from Easter.
    News

    Asda installs ‘go-getters for forgetters’

    2011-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Asda is to permanently install ‘go-getters for forgetters’ in all its 340 superstores from Easter.

  • Sainsbury's fashion
    News

    Sainsbury’s moves into fashion top 10 by volume

    2011-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Sainsbury’s has broken into the top 10 UK fashion retailers by volume as it further ramps up its non-food offer by extending stores to create more space.

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    Opinion

    Walmart: Welcome to Silicon Valley

    2011-04-20T11:46:00Z

    The world’s largest retailer is dipping its toe into the California dotcom innovation hotbed with the acquisition of a social media company that has created a platform to connect people with relevant real-time information.