Target's technology and digital officer, Mike McNamara, describes how he changed the retailer's attitude to technology.
Macy's is downsizing its workforce this year, but the department store chain's CEO Terry Lundgren says a focus on technology and digital is helping the company recruit talented individuals at the same time.
Nottingham Trent University Business School research associate, Nelson Blackley, takes a look at M&S's recent results and the revival of its clothing sales.
What retail technology will dominate this year's NRF? Essential Retail spoke to key UK retail experts before they jet off to NYC to hear their predictions.
Research group Conlumino has released figures detailing retailer Christmas sales figures in the US. Retailers are having to work hard for their gains but the festive season was encouraging, says the report.
Essential Retail and Hitachi Solutions hosted a retail breakfast roundtable debate on Cutting Customer Irritation, involving Tesco, Carpetright, Dune Group and Blackwell's. Here's your chance to download the second whitepaper based on the discussions.
Essential Retail catches up with Dune Group's Dave Abbott to chat about the changing customer journey.
Essential Retail takes a look at the rise of the sharing economy and how this emerging socio-economic trend is impacting the retail industry.
In the build-up to RBTE 2017, we will be shining the spotlight on some of its exhibitors and the personalities behind them. Today, we hear from Charlie's Angels fan and VP sales & projects at EllaFashion, Agata Sadowska.
Christmas shoppers increasingly turned to online for their gift purchases in 2016.
Siobhan Gehin, managing director of Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, looks at some retail tech-focused start-ups that have emerged from the company's innovation accelerator, XRC Labs.
WHSmith says IT investment is a key part of its development strategy, as it secures deal with Aptos to refresh its point of sale technology.