Marks & Spencer (M&S) eCommerce programme manager Craig Smith offers his views on the latest innovative technology that's driving the retail industry.
US retailer Staples has boosted its technological innovation capabilities with the acquisition of software firm Runa.
Some of the UK's leading retailers announced their financial results this week, but how are their eCommerce operations performing?
Dr. Valerie Wilson Trower, creative director at Blue Mount, offers a visual merchandiser's view on the contemporary Nespresso store in London's Regent Street.
US retailer Office Depot is running in-store 3D printing demonstrations as a way of better understanding customers' requirements surrounding the new technology.
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.
A new click & collect partnership was announced this week that will enable shoppers to purchase products from selected eBay merchants and pick up goods from Argos stores across the UK.
Department store chain House of Fraser has said that its multichannel endeavours helped push sales up in the first half of its financial year.
JD Sports has reported solid half-year results, and it said this week that its Oracle Retail systems integration is progressing well.
Online fashion house Asos has reported strong sales for its new Russian operation, as revenues in the UK and other international territories continue to soar.
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".
Fashion retailer Gap's multichannel marketing campaign ramped up a gear in the US this week, and the ads have gained positive reviews for their digital focus.