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‘As cost of living climbs, value-for-money battle will make or break retail success’

2022-01-21T06:30:00+00:00By

With consumers across the board feeling the pinch of rising prices, retailers should remember that value for money need not mean cheap, writes George MacDonald

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Alex Baldock, chief executive of Currys

Analysis

How Currys’ Baldock is preparing to navigate another year of supply chain challenges

2022-01-14T16:51:00+00:00By

Electricals market leader Currys is preparing for another year of supply chain difficulties following a peak period hit by disruption and shortages.

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Analysis

Super Thursday delivers a Christmas cracker – but is the retail party over?

2022-01-13T17:20:00+00:00By , , ,

Despite surging numbers of Covid-19 cases and a perfect storm of external pressures threatening to derail the golden quarter, retail has delivered a merry Christmas. What did Super Thursday’s trading updates tell us about the sector’s seasonal performance – and the year ahead? 

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Analysis

Data: Which retail sectors will prosper in 2022?

2022-01-13T06:00:00+00:00By Nick Hughes

Whisper it quietly, but there are signs the coronavirus clouds are starting to lift from over the retail sector. If 2021 was the year businesses began adapting to the ‘new normal’ created by the pandemic, 2022 could be the year they slip into full recovery mode.

Tech 100: The global technology leaders influencing retail

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Innovative thinking. New ideas. Investing ahead of the competition. These are all requirements if retailers want to stay agile in these changing times. So, who are the individuals leading the charge?

Retail Week’s annual Tech 100 index celebrates the people shaping the new digital retail ecosystem and who will continue to do so in the months and years ahead.

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