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What impact has 'game-changing' M&S-Microsoft tie-up had?

2020-02-13T06:00:00+00:00By

M&S unveiled its “game-changing” tech partnership with Microsoft 20 months ago. What impact has it had so far?

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Analysis: Will 2020 be Ocado’s year?

2020-02-11T14:46:00+00:00By

Despite presenting a set of financial results that showed spiralling losses before tax and a significant dip in EBITDA, Ocado’s chiefs are convinced 2020 will be the year its investment in technology is vindicated. Retail Week looks at whether their optimism is justified.

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Analysis: Five trends for a winning business model to beat disruption

2020-02-11T06:30:00+00:00By

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today” – civil rights activist Malcolm X unexpectedly hit on a business truth with this quote. Retailers and brands now face constant waves of disruption.

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Analysis: Compete or collaborate? Why Tesco, M&S and Harrods are joining forces with rivals

2020-02-06T07:00:00+00:00By

With the threat of Amazon looming over most in the sector, some retailers are doing away with long-standing rivalries in order to take on the online Goliath. But how should retailers decide when to compete and when to collaborate?

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Christmas 2019: What do the results tell us about retail’s future?

Golden Quarter 19

We’ve picked out the key trends from the festive period and learnings from the retailers who won and lost this Christmas.

Find out how the trends will affect your business in 2020.

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