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Anita Balchandani

Opinion

Anita Balchandani: ‘Expect a spending splurge but not a straight-line recovery’

2021-04-20T06:57:00+01:00By

After a long hiatus, as non-essential retail reopened in the UK the early signs suggest there are reasons to look forward with optimism. 

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Analysis

Strategic report: Five ways to turn your staff into customer champions

2021-04-19T06:00:00+01:00Promotional research for

Retail Week’s Customer Champions report, produced in association with Critizr, outlines the crucial role of frontline staff in welcoming customers back to stores.

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Analysis

Analysis: Five ways that W Galen Weston changed retail

2021-04-15T15:31:00+01:00By

Retail Week looks at how the entrepreneur and philanthropist built a transatlantic empire and changed the face of the industry.

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Gallery

In pictures: Laura Ashley relaunches as shop-in-shop in Next

2021-04-15T15:31:00+01:00By

Laura Ashley has relaunched its homewares department in partnership with Next, unveiling a shop-in-shop concept this week.

Deep dive: How to think like a pureplay

Deep dive:How to think like a pureplay
  • As online retail grows, established retailers like M&S want to 'think like a pureplay'
  • Trouva co-founder Mandeep Singh says "obsession" with data is key to attracting and keeping online customers
  • Made.com chair Susanne Given says pureplays have "a level of precision" traditional retailers do not
  • Learn how pureplays maximise their data, agility and structure
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