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Retailers are failing to make speedy progress with digital transformation strategies, according to a new report from Cisco, unveiled at NRF 2017.
Richard Andrew Williams, principal and vice chancellor at Heriot-Watt University, discusses why drone deliveries are unlikely to take off any time soon.
Robots, machine learning and VR, but what about the infrastructure? Richard Cottrell, managing director at Vista Retail Support, has his say on the tech on show at NRF 2017.
Thomas Pink is looking to digitise its Wall Street New York City store, using the Acuitas Digital Internet of Things (IoT) platform.
Carissa Véliz, DPhil candidate in Philosophy, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at University of Oxford, details how it is inconvenient for consumers to keep their privacy.
Ingenico Group's online and mobile commerce division is looking to provide eCommerce retailers with payment-enabled messaging bots.
Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, shares five tips on how retailers should keep their brand fresh.
GameStop uses its loyalty scheme to help shape its future direction. The programme is not just for customer points or perks, says Mike Mauler, EVP & president for the retailer's international division.
Verifone enables loyalty point payments at the POS.
Retailers should consider introducing dynamic pricing to create better value for both customers and the retail industry.
Macy's is downsizing its workforce this year, but the department store chain's CEO Terry Lundgren says a focus on technology and digital is helping the company recruit talented individuals at the same time.
Joe Tarragano, managing director of marketplace specialists We Are Pentagon Group, gives retailers the lowdown on the power of online marketplaces, ahead of the forthcoming Retail Without Borders event.
Nottingham Trent University Business School research associate, Nelson Blackley, takes a look at M&S's recent results and the revival of its clothing sales.
What retail technology will dominate this year's NRF? Essential Retail spoke to key UK retail experts before they jet off to NYC to hear their predictions.
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