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  • John Lewis mobile visitors up 70%

    John Lewis mobile visitors up 70%

    Figures released by John Lewis have shown that the number of customers accessing the retailer's website via mobile devices continues to grow.

    John Lewis mobile visitors up 70%
  • Digital strategy central to new Spar ad campaign

    Digital strategy central to new Spar ad campaign

    Convenience retailer Spar will be running a UK-wide marketing campaign later this year, and it has plans to engage with customers through mCommerce and social media.

    Digital strategy central to new Spar ad campaign
  • Big Interview: Bathstore chairman Simon Burke

    Big Interview: Bathstore chairman Simon Burke

    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.

    Big Interview: Bathstore chairman Simon Burke
  • Bathstore modernising online and mobile platforms

    Bathstore modernising online and mobile platforms

    UK bathroom retailer is investing in eCommerce and mCommerce systems, with new websites planned for this autumn.

    Bathstore modernising online and mobile platforms
  • Tech solutions crucial to Waitrose's northern push

    Tech solutions crucial to Waitrose's northern push

    Technology is playing an essential role as Waitrose opens its new £35 million regional distribution centre in the north-west of England.

    Tech solutions crucial to Waitrose's northern push
  • Robert Dyas grows with focus on logistics

    Robert Dyas grows with focus on logistics

    The first year under the ownership of Theo Paphitis has resulted in strong sales growth for Robert Dyas. An improved warehousing and logistics system has been a contributing factor.

    Robert Dyas grows with focus on logistics
  • Big interview: M&M Direct CIO Graham Benson

    Big interview: M&M Direct CIO Graham Benson

    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.

    Big interview: M&M Direct CIO Graham Benson
  • Next faces up to new multichannel challenges

    Next faces up to new multichannel challenges

    Next Direct sales rose 8.3% in the first half of 2013, but how is the retailer amending its multichannel strategy to boost its chances of further growth?

    Next faces up to new multichannel challenges
  • New direction for European eCommerce

    New direction for European eCommerce

    Northern Europe's online retail market is maturing so must find fresh routes to growth, but new regions are emerging as eCommerce hot spots. Ben Sillitoe looks at the current state of European e-tail.

    New direction for European eCommerce
  • Tesco uses social media for royal engagement

    Tesco uses social media for royal engagement

    UK retailer is quick to use Twitter to get involved in the royal baby discussions.

    Tesco uses social media for royal engagement
  • Thorntons trials new SmartPod technology in-store

    Thorntons trials new SmartPod technology in-store

    Chocolate retailer Thorntons has launched a trial of SmartPod retail technology to allow customers to purchase from their extended online range while in-store.

    Thorntons trials new SmartPod technology in-store

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RBTE 2017 Interview: Juan Andrade, head of payments, Secret Escapes

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RBTE 2017 Interview: Juan Andrade, head of payments, Secret Escapes
RBTE 2017 Interview: Juan Andrade, head of payments, Secret Escapes