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.
Walmart forks out $3 billion on eCommerce marketplace, Jet.com, but what will the US-retail giant gain from the acquisition?
Food box delivery company, Gousto, is powered by customer data and innovative thinking. Essential Retail explores what retailers can learn from the start-up disrupting the way shoppers buy their groceries.
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New Zealand is ranked highly on the list of nations it is easy to do business with and in terms of how simple it is to set up a business in the country. Essential Retail investigates its retail and retail technology scene.
Essential Retail takes a look at the trend of shopping on the daily commute using mobile devices, thanks to the Tube's free Wi-Fi and other transport initiatives.
Essential Retail puts the spotlight on Germany, taking a look at the country's eCommerce penetration and the deployment of in-store technologies.