All World Retail Congress articles – Page 5

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    Communication is key

    2008-04-11T09:55:00Z

    A genuine commitment to communication is key to retail success, the World Retail Congress heard this afternoon.

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    Emerging markets offer risks and rewards

    2008-04-11T09:40:50Z

    The emerging markets represent a significant growth opportunity for retailers, but is not without risks and challenges, according to a panel of major international retailers and retail experts speaking at the World Retail Congress in Barcelona.

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    H&M tops Interbrand league

    2008-04-10T16:19:52Z

    H&M is Europe’s most valuable retail brand, worth €10.36 billion

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    Understanding the journey

    2008-04-10T16:12:48Z

    Technology should be used by retailers to enhance shoppers’ experience and better understand their needs, the World Retail Congress in Barcelona hears.

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    Retailers should pay more than lip service to sustainability

    2008-04-10T11:23:49Z

    Retailers need to make big changes and take tangible and measurable action now to make their businesses sustainable, according to a panel speaking at the World Retail Congress in Barcelona.

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    Quality service should be a priority

    2008-04-10T09:46:46Z

    Quality customer service has never been more important, as the internet has raised the stakes for retailers, delegates heard on Wednesday.

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    Green: evolution is key to survival

    2008-04-10T09:07:30Z

    Speaking at the World Retail Congress in Barcelona, Arcadia and Bhs chief executive Sir Philip Green warned that the tough economic conditions would expose who the good and bad retailers are.

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    The rebalancing has begun

    2008-04-10T08:51:56Z

    We are seeing the start of a rebalancing of the global economy that will have a huge impact on the global retail market.

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    The till roll contains the key to successful loyalty schemes

    2008-04-09T18:02:08Z

    The question of what loyalty actually means in a retail context was tackled today at the World Retail Congress.

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    Successful retail formats need to evolve and be created quicker

    2008-04-09T17:57:05Z

    In a session at the World Retail Congress today a panel of branding experts and retailers considered the elements involved in successful retail format creation.

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    Baugur focuses on e-commerce growth

    2008-04-09T16:17:43Z

    E-commerce is a key strategic focus for the Baugur group of companies as it looks to build sales across its portfolio, said executive chairman J n sgeir J hannesson at the World Retail Congress this afternoon.

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    Emerging markets are the future for luxury

    2008-04-09T16:11:46Z

    A panel of leading luxury retailers speaking at the World retail Congress has warned that the luxury market is not immune from the global credit crunch. Emerging markets and online will be the real earnings drivers in future.

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    Put the consumer at the heart of multichannel

    2008-04-09T14:29:45Z

    Multichannel retailing should be about allowing customers to access your services in whatever form they find easiest, while continuing to act as one business, the World Retail Congress heard this afternoon.

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    Retailers need to adapt to protracted slowdown

    2008-04-09T12:41:29Z

    The global retail sector is in for a protracted slowdown and retailers need to adapt their strategies in response, speakers warned at the opening session of this year's World Retail Congress.