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  • Analysis

    Which retailer adverts rang consumers’ Christmas bells?

    Amazon, Argos, Aldi, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer have been commended by consumers for their Christmas 2017 ads, but what’s giving them the edge and where could they have improved digitally?

    Which retailer adverts rang consumers’ Christmas bells?

  • Empowering the connected colleague

    Empowering the connected colleague

    Essential Retail moderates a webinar, sponsored by Datalogic, which discusses how retailers can use technology to empower their in-store colleagues.

    Empowering the connected colleague
  • Big Interview: House of Fraser on becoming a next-gen department store

    Big Interview: House of Fraser on becoming a next-gen department store

    House of Fraser CIO Julian Burnett says IT chiefs must avoid a one-size-fits all approach when discussing with Essential Retail how the retailer intends to become the next-generation department store.

    Big Interview: House of Fraser on becoming a next-gen department store
  • Customer loyalty: Why retailers need to improve efforts

    Customer loyalty: Why retailers need to improve efforts

    Essential Retail asks: Are loyalty cards past it? What should retailers do to keep hold of customers?

    Customer loyalty: Why retailers need to improve efforts
  • Five ways Alibaba is changing the face of retail

    Five ways Alibaba is changing the face of retail

    Essential Retail takes a look at the retail powerhouse that is Alibaba to understand how it is changing the face of retail forever.

    Five ways Alibaba is changing the face of retail
  • Five ways Shop Direct is winning the mobile game

    Five ways Shop Direct is winning the mobile game

    Sally-Anne Newson, customer experience and digital product director at Shop Direct, talks to Essential Retail about being early to mobile and not ducking major challenges

    Five ways Shop Direct is winning the mobile game
  • Click & collect: The nightmare before Christmas

    Click & collect: The nightmare before Christmas

    Christmas is coming and the queues at in-store collection desks will soon be lengthening. As click & collect continues to grow in popularity, how will retailers cope with the additional pressure on staff and stores as they balance the needs of customers and collectors?

    Click & collect: The nightmare before Christmas
  • Interview: What’s driving Co-op Food’s logistics team?

    Interview: What’s driving Co-op Food’s logistics team?

    Co-op Food’s solutions specialist, Barry Morgan, explains the technology and processes involved in the retailer’s logistics transformation.

    Interview: What’s driving Co-op Food’s logistics team?
  • Five ways Walmart is taking on Amazon - part #5

    Five ways Walmart is taking on Amazon - part #5

    Essential Retail shares five ways Walmart is taking on the eCommerce giant Amazon. In the fifth part of the series, we look at how Walmart is leveraging its store network to solve fulfilment problems.

    Five ways Walmart is taking on Amazon - part #5
  • Five ways Walmart is taking on Amazon - part #4

    Five ways Walmart is taking on Amazon - part #4

    Essential Retail shares five ways Walmart is taking on the eCommerce giant Amazon. In the fourth part of the series, we look at how Walmart is innovating its payments offering.

    Five ways Walmart is taking on Amazon - part #4
  • Big Interview: Philips on the impact of Black Friday

    Big Interview: Philips on the impact of Black Friday

    Philips chats to Essential Retail about how Black Friday crossed the pond from the US and how it now impacts peak planning for the electronics brand.

    Big Interview: Philips on the impact of Black Friday
  • Why Debenhams is betting on progressive web apps

    Why Debenhams is betting on progressive web apps

    As Debenhams steals a march on its rivals with the launch of a new mobile site for UK customers, Essential Retail takes a look at the rise of progressive web apps (PWAs) and why the retailer has steered away from a traditional mobile application.

    Why Debenhams is betting on progressive web apps

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