Representatives from retailers such as Asda, Boots, B&Q, Dixons Carphone and Sainsbury's are confirmed to speak as part of the RBTE 2017 conference programme, which takes place 8-9 May in London.
L1 Retail to invest up to $3 billion in small retailers with potential to become the leaders of the future. Ex-Home Retail Group CEO, John Walden, and Dunnhumby co-founder, Clive Humby, are on the advisory board.
House of Fraser has today opened its first store in China, in the city of Nanjing.
With an in-store manufacturing lab, Korean eyewear company YUN is changing the way people buy glasses. Cate Trotter, head of trends at Insider Trends, takes us on a tour of the Berlin shop.
Specsavers is halfway through a multi-year tech transformation programme. Global CIO Phil Pavitt talks us through the challenges as the complex project enters "the hard yards".
Amazon Marketplace revealed last month that more than 60% of UK businesses selling on its website are now exporting.
Womenswear e-tailer Finery has invested in Klarna's eCommerce technology as it looks to "eliminate friction" for customers at the online checkout.
Woolovers is improving its international shipping capabilities by localising the shopping experience for overseas customers.
One of Russia's largest grocery chains with 7,100 stores, Pyatyorochka, is using machine learning technology to forecast demand for its discounted products.
Cycling brand Rapha has reported that strong international expansion and eCommerce boosted sales in 2015. An evolving membership scheme is also helping develop a loyal following.
As Cath Kidston continues its international growth story with Latin America the next market on the horizon, the brand invests in Infor's cloud-based platform to run its core systems.
Essential Retail was in Paris earlier this week to hear how retailers, including Adidas, Mango and Menlook.com, have expanded their brands into new international territories.