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Data: The sectors that thrived online over Christmas – and what it means for 2021

2021-02-16T06:00:00+00:00Promotional research for

Online was undoubtedly the big winner of Christmas 2020. Retail Week’s latest report delves into which sectors benefited most from the shift to ecommerce and what that means for the year ahead.


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Face time: Dixons Carphone’s Ed Connolly on consumers’ new relationship with tech


With tech at the forefront of consumer’s lives to keep in touch and keep working during lockdown, Dixons Carphone chief commercial officer Ed Connolly talks to Retail Week about this behavioural shift

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How Dixons, Joules and Hotel Chocolat’s online prowess saved Christmas

2021-01-28T07:00:00+00:00By , ,

Bricks-and-mortar retailers up and down the country had feared a Christmas washout as the UK veered in and out of lockdowns at the end of 2020.

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Strategic report: Lessons from Christmas 2020 to help you win in the year ahead

2021-01-25T07:00:00+00:00Promotional research for

Lockdown, store closures and bans on large gatherings created what Marks & Spencer boss Steve Rowe termed ”near impossible trading conditions” this golden quarter. Retail Week’s latest report pulls out the trends from this very different Christmas and lessons to help you trade through the most volatile trading conditions ever ...

Six groundbreaking ideas to revive the high street

Six groundbreaking ideas to revive the high street

As non-essential shops reopen, Retail Week looks into what can be done to breathe new life into high streets:

  • How high streets and stores can adapt to serve people’s needs throughout the day
  • Smart collaborations between retailers can help make high street shops "more energising"
  • Town centres should "create a brand around" what their USP is