Essential Retail visits Milan with H&M and Accenture to learn about technologies to support sustainability in fashion.
New technology to boost ATM security, mobile app-based payment and special offers, and innovative cash counting methods. How are today's UK convenience retailers using technology?
Tesco's Matt Davies' email etiquette, Sainsbury's Mike Coupe says speed and convenience is next utility in retailing, and Co-op's Michael Fletcher on why his company can benefit from eCommerce despite not being in it. Snippets from IGD's Big Debate.
Once an online pure-play, but now with a tech-heavy showcase shop just off London's Carnaby Street, Pro:Direct is reimagining retailing. Cate Trotter, head of trends at Insider Trends, takes a closer look at the store.
Essential Retail takes a tour of the UK warehouse powering Dixons Carphone, learning how the retailer is preparing for peak trading.
Asda's programmatic ad offering, news on Sainsbury's apps, Morrisons plans to develop online and Tesco "growing up". Updates on the big four's digital strategies from IGD's event in London.
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.