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Store gallery: Asda launches first ‘destination’ supercentres in Derby and Wigan

2021-09-08T14:57:00+01:00By

Asda has begun the process of transforming two of its supercentre stores into retail ‘destinations’ with extended selections from 13 partner brands under one roof.

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Analysis

Analysis: Supply chain snarl-up – how retailers can smooth out the kinks

2021-09-03T05:30:00+01:00By

Any time, any place, anywhere. Retail has pretty much lived by the Martini mantra for decades now as an ever more sleek and adaptable supply chain has enabled consumers to benefit from an abundance of goods always on the shelf, whether digital or in-store.

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Store gallery: Selfridges ‘transforms’ tech offer with gaming destination launch

2021-09-02T06:00:00+01:00By

The opening of Selfridges’ permanent gaming outlet, in partnership with Smartech, aims to create a new era of experiential retail for gamers.

AO engineer installing a washing machine in a customer's kitchen

Opinion

‘No one wants to hear the pandemic used as an excuse for poor service any more’

2021-08-17T05:30:00+01:00By

This summer of sport has provided endless moments of inspiration for all of us as we start getting back to normality after a difficult year: determination, grit, teamwork, discipline, heart. 

The UK retail’s most influential leaders unveiled

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The Retail 100 ranks the people transforming retail, speaking out, innovating, making headlines and driving growth.

This year’s ranking – produced in association with partners Braze, Mode and Okta – places special emphasis on leaders who have shown continued resilience and stepped up their support for colleagues and customers during Covid-19, while pivoting their businesses for the post-pandemic world too.

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