This week saw N Brown emphasise its digital-first retailing philosophy as well as report the progress it has made on its tech transformation journey, but half-year profit fell.
Essential Retail was in Paris earlier this week to hear how retailers, including Adidas, Mango and Menlook.com, have expanded their brands into new international territories.
Ocado CTO Paul Clarke says companies are asleep to the potential impact the Internet of Things revolution will have on their organisations. Its impact will dwarf the effect mobile tech had on business, he argues.
Sonae's head of IT and design, Nuno Miller, details how its Portuguese supermarket group, Continente, reacted positively to the Pokemon Go craze in a mere three days.
Listen to the discussion as Essential Retail editor Ben Sillitoe moderates a webinar on retail and the National Living Wage, featuring Majestic Wine, the British Retail Consortium and JDA Software.
Essential Retail attends the launch of BT's latest concept retail store, showcasing the technologies which can help digitise the in-store experience.
Half-year results announced by Next this week highlighted how various economic patterns are expected to prompt a challenging period for high street retailing. Amidst it all, Next Directory is undergoing significant modernisation.
Dunelm announced its full-year results this week and underlined some ways it is using digital to support its wider plans to improve customer service and grow its store estate.
Apple's decision to remove the headphone jack from its latest range of iPhones may have left many customers flustered, but will this provide a new surge of users ready to connect to Bluetooth-enabled beacons in retail?
Majestic Wine's people director, Louise Ellis, is a confirmed panellist for an Essential Retail webinar on the National Living Wage. Ellis will join the BRC's Tom Ironside and JDA's Jason Shorrock on the webcast.
It is home to a controversial new retail tax, a dominant online auction site that is reportedly being courted by some of the world's largest retailers, and an emerging tech innovation scene. Essential Retail assesses Polish retail.
Essential Retail has teamed up with JDA Software to host a webinar on retail and the National Living Wage. Sign up to hear the debate, featuring the British Retail Consortium's Tom Ironside and a leading UK retailer.