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  • Retailers, online marketplaces and international strategy

    Retailers, online marketplaces and international strategy

    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.

    Retailers, online marketplaces and international strategy
  • NRF 2017: What the retail industry is predicting

    NRF 2017: What the retail industry is predicting

    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.

    NRF 2017: What the retail industry is predicting
  • Special report: Cutting customer irritation & maintaining authenticity

    Special report: Cutting customer irritation & maintaining authenticity

    Essential Retail and Hitachi Solutions hosted a retail breakfast roundtable debate on Cutting Customer Irritation, involving Tesco, Carpetright, Dune Group and Blackwell's. Here's your chance to download the second whitepaper based on the discussions.

    Special report: Cutting customer irritation & maintaining authenticity
  • How the sharing economy is impacting retail

    How the sharing economy is impacting retail

    Essential Retail takes a look at the rise of the sharing economy and how this emerging socio-economic trend is impacting the retail industry.

    How the sharing economy is impacting retail
  • The art of content and commerce

    The art of content and commerce

    Essential Retail takes a look at the trend of incorporating content online in order to engage customers and sell more products.

    The art of content and commerce
  • Roundtable: What is the role of stores now?

    Roundtable: What is the role of stores now?

    M&S is closing stores, plenty of retailers are updating their estates and Amazon is moving into physical grocery in a unique way - stores are changing. Essential Retail teamed up with Manhattan Associates, CenturyLink and a host of retailers to discuss the latest trends.

    Roundtable: What is the role of stores now?
  • Will Amazon Go encourage retail to ditch the checkout?

    Will Amazon Go encourage retail to ditch the checkout?

    Amazon has unveiled an automatic physical shopping format which allows customers to pick up products and walk out without queueing, but will this revolutionise the retail checkout?

    Will Amazon Go encourage retail to ditch the checkout?
  • Does PPC stand for Poor performance, Pain and Confusion?

    Does PPC stand for Poor performance, Pain and Confusion?

    Good Growth founder James Hammersley offers some insights into pay per click marketing. There are five places retail leaders should look to ensure plans are robust, he argues.

    Does PPC stand for Poor performance, Pain and Confusion?
  • In focus: YUN - the store with its own manufacturing lab

    In focus: YUN - the store with its own manufacturing lab

    With an in-store manufacturing lab, Korean eyewear company YUN is changing the way people buy glasses. Cate Trotter, head of trends at Insider Trends, takes us on a tour of the Berlin shop.

    In focus: YUN - the store with its own manufacturing lab
  • Special report: Cutting customer irritation & encouraging brand advocacy

    Special report: Cutting customer irritation & encouraging brand advocacy

    Essential Retail and Hitachi Solutions hosted a retail breakfast roundtable debate on Cutting Customer Irritation, involving Tesco, Carpetright, Dune Group and Blackwell's. Here's your chance to download the whitepaper based on the discussions.

    Special report: Cutting customer irritation & encouraging brand advocacy
  • The Autumn Statement's impact on retail and technology

    The Autumn Statement's impact on retail and technology

    Essential Retail takes a deeper look into the Autumn Statement to see what the financial future holds for the retail industry.

    The Autumn Statement's impact on retail and technology

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Retail technology view from the top: IBM's Harriet Green on AI

View from the Top

Retail technology view from the top: IBM's Harriet Green on AI
Retail technology view from the top: IBM's Harriet Green on AI