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Analysis

How retail must go even greener after COP26 commitments

2021-11-22T13:36:00+00:00By

As the world’s leaders came together in Glasgow for COP26, a raft of commitments and deals were made in a bid to limit global warming and stop a climate change catastrophe. Retail Week explores some of the implications for retail’s sectors.

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Opinion

‘Retailers are encouraging Christmas shoppers back in store with excitement and theatre’

2021-11-17T06:30:00+00:00By

Currys, Kingfisher and Primark are just three of the retailers demonstrating the importance of the store to boosting customer engagement this golden quarter, writes Fran Minogue.

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In pictures: Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, L’Occitane and more unveil festive windows

2021-11-12T06:00:00+00:00Promotional research for Criteo DHL TrueLayer and Yopto

Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason and L’Occitane have unveiled their Christmas windows, but what other stores have joined in?

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Analysis

Four ways to break through the digital noise

2021-10-12T05:45:00+01:00Promotional research for

With the Covid-driven acceleration in online retail now expected to have permanency, all businesses need to re-evaluate their digital marketing strategies to ensure they are fully leveraging each communication channel. So how can retailers cut through the noise? Here we lay out four steps to help retailers engage with consumers in the right digital channels at the right time with the right messaging.

Where retail’s top bosses love to shop

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As the retail sector finds its feet again after months of restrictions, which shops are the industry’s leaders most excited to visit?

Retail Week asks retail CEOs what their favourite stores are and why.

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