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Helen Dickinson

Opinion

Helen Dickinson: ‘Don’t build back better – build forward’

2021-04-13T05:30:00+01:00By

With the third wave subsiding, over half the adult population receiving their first vaccination and the reopening of so called ‘non-essential’ retail, we all hope we might just be entering the recovery stage of this pandemic.

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Analysis

Analysis: How Next’s Total Platform is ‘following the money’ online

2021-04-01T16:08:00+01:00By

Bellwether retailer Next unveiled its full-year results today, confirming that online is doing better than ever and providing more information on its latest etail venture.

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Analysis

Very Group and Gousto reveal CX investments

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

The Very Group’s chief marketing officer Carly O’Brien and Gousto’s chief technology officer Shaun Pearce will reveal their biggest successes from the past 12 months and their plans for the coming year in our ‘Lean retail machines’ virtual event today. Register to watch live at 3.30pm today.

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Analysis

Analysis: Has private equity ownership done retail more harm than good?

2021-03-31T06:00:00+01:00By

Buy cheap, pile on debt, flog assets and extract the value, sell high to a new owner and pay yourself handsomely – that’s one characterisation of private equity, with recently collapsed department store group Debenhams seen as the poster child in critics’ eyes.

The man powering one million retail websites

The man powering one million retail websites

Shopify president Harley Finkelstein tells Retail Week how retail now is a battle between the resistant and the resilient.

Interview by Luke Tugby

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