Essential Retail chats to Costa's IT director, Mark Demody, to hear his thoughts on how brands can keep up with the pace of digital change.
Christopher Markou, PhD candidate, faculty of law at University of Cambridge, takes a look at how the law needs to be ready for a potential robot crimewave.
Anthony Gaskell, sales director of Reputation.com, advises retailers on how to keep on top of their reputations online.
Essential Retail sits down with Graze to learn why the subscription e-tailer decided to step into physical retailing.
Good Growth founder, James Hammersley, takes a look at the power of personalisation and how retailers should use it with caution.
Facebook and Instagram share details on how beauty shoppers use their social platforms for inspiration and purchase intent.
Agata Sadowska, VP of sales and projects at MariElla Labels, comments on the shifting retail landscape, and how the introduction of electronic price labels looks set to impact the industry.
Travis Perkins is improving website speed and outages, while supporting its devops strategy.
Feelunique is ramping up its presence in France through the acquisition of Beautyst.
Essential Retail takes a look at the development of voice technology and how consumers are increasingly using devices like Amazon's Alexa and Google Home to shop with their voices.
Google launches its voice-activated intelligent assistant in the UK.