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Store gallery: Asda’s first ‘premium’ On the Move c-store format


Asda has unveiled its first ‘premium’ On the Move c-store format on an EG Group forecourt in Buckinghamshire, with more of a focus on its deluxe ranges.

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‘Now, more than ever, if retailers want to be heard they must speak with one voice’


When the chief executive of Next is attacked by the prime minister, it is a sign that, more than ever, the retail industry needs to speak truth to power with a single voice. 

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Four ways to break through the digital noise

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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.



How are Boots, M&S and Kingfisher meeting the demands of the new consumer?

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Consumer Week saw leaders from across the sector providing an inside look into how they are meeting evolving consumer needs and building out their offerings, from leading with data to prioritising sustainability. Retail Week looks at four learnings from the event: watch all sessions for free on-demand here.

The UK retail’s most influential leaders unveiled


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.