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


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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Store gallery: Inside Poundland’s new Local convenience format


Poundland has launched its first Poundland Local convenience store format as it ramps up plans to expand into smaller towns and neighbourhoods across the UK.

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Data: Can social media predict this year’s Christmas winners?


With Christmas imminent and swathes of the UK’s most populous areas effectively back in lockdown, can social media engagement help predict who will still prevail in this coming festive period?

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Goodbye Piccadilly, farewell Leicester Square: Where are retail’s new property hotspots?


People are travelling less, working from home more and less inclined to congregate in busy public spaces – will this change where retailers want to open stores? 

Retail 2022: Accelerating out of crisis, transforming the future

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We interviewed 59 CEOs in-depth to provide comprehensive insight into the mood across retail boardrooms and their plans for the year.

Read Retail 2022 today to discover:

  • What the 59 CEOs expect from the golden quarter
  • The changes they are seeing in how their customers shop
  • What this means for their strategic investments