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  • Target IT boss says retailers must narrow technology focus

    Target IT boss says retailers must narrow technology focus

    Target's technology and digital officer, Mike McNamara, describes how he changed the retailer's attitude to technology.

    Target IT boss says retailers must narrow technology focus
  • NRF 2017: Tech focus can help us recruit top talent - Macy's CEO

    NRF 2017: Tech focus can help us recruit top talent - Macy's CEO

    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.

    NRF 2017: Tech focus can help us recruit top talent - Macy's CEO
  • Comment: M&S figures flatter to deceive as Christmas offered mixed fortunes for the high street

    Comment: M&S figures flatter to deceive as Christmas offered mixed fortunes for the high street

    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.

    Comment: M&S figures flatter to deceive as Christmas offered mixed fortunes for the high street
  • NRF 2017: What the retail industry is predicting

    NRF 2017: What the retail industry is predicting

    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.

    NRF 2017: What the retail industry is predicting
  • US Christmas sales: Conlumino figures

    US Christmas sales: Conlumino figures

    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.

    US Christmas sales: Conlumino figures
  • Special report: Cutting customer irritation & maintaining authenticity

    Special report: Cutting customer irritation & maintaining authenticity

    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.

    Special report: Cutting customer irritation & maintaining authenticity
  • Video interview: Dave Abbott, Dune

    Video interview: Dave Abbott, Dune

    Essential Retail catches up with Dune Group's Dave Abbott to chat about the changing customer journey.

    Video interview: Dave Abbott, Dune
  • How the sharing economy is impacting retail

    How the sharing economy is impacting retail

    Essential Retail takes a look at the rise of the sharing economy and how this emerging socio-economic trend is impacting the retail industry.

    How the sharing economy is impacting retail
  • RBTE 2017 Exhibitor Spotlight - EllaFashion

    RBTE 2017 Exhibitor Spotlight - EllaFashion

    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.

    RBTE 2017 Exhibitor Spotlight - EllaFashion
  • Customers continue to turn to eCommerce for Christmas gifting

    Customers continue to turn to eCommerce for Christmas gifting

    Christmas shoppers increasingly turned to online for their gift purchases in 2016.

    Customers continue to turn to eCommerce for Christmas gifting
  • Comment: Three more start-ups, three themes

    Comment: Three more start-ups, three themes

    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.

    Comment: Three more start-ups, three themes
  • WHSmith to upgrade point of sale technology

    WHSmith to upgrade point of sale technology

    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.

    WHSmith to upgrade point of sale technology

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Retail technology trends at ISE 2017

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Retail technology trends at ISE 2017
Retail technology trends at ISE 2017