UK retailer Cath Kidston will open flagship stores in London and Shanghai before Christmas. Ben Sillitoe talks to IT director Mike Padfield about tech tactics in international expansion.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) eCommerce programme manager Craig Smith offers his views on the latest innovative technology that's driving the retail industry.
After Majestic Wine re-platformed its website this summer, Ben Sillitoe caught up with its eCommerce director Richard Weaver to talk geo-specific systems and the rise of the tech solutions market.
Essential Retail editor Ben Sillitoe caught up with Hilary Devey, the Dragons' Den star and CEO of Pall-Ex, to talk retail, the future of business and why logistics is a "necessary evil".
August was a big month for PC World and Currys owner Dixons Retail. We caught up with the retailer's eCommerce director Jeremy Fennell to find out what's driving the business.
Charles Tyrwhitt is looking to introduce new mobile technology in-store, but the shirt-maker's retail director Ian Shaw tells Ben Sillitoe that the key tool linking stores to the online world is clever direct marketing.
What was once the under-the-radar element of the retail supply chain must now be dynamic and visible. IMRG's Andrew Starkey tells Ben Sillitoe just how technology is driving the business of logistics and helping meet shoppers' demands.
Not all retailers are taking advantage of the in-store opportunities mCommerce presents. Retail exec Simon Burke tells Essential Retail editor Ben Sillitoe how Bathstore is crossing the channels.
M&M Direct's IT boss Graham Benson talks to Essential Retail editor Ben Sillitoe on energising tech staff to become the retail leaders of the future.