House of Fraser has appointed former government digital director Mark Madden to the newly created role of director of digital products.
The Big Issue Foundation has partnered with PowaTag to receive donations from mobile devices.
Swimshop has introduced a campaign where customers are given the chance to win their purchases in a post-checkout competition.
The majority of the UK's big-ticket retailers have no system in place for customers to publicly rate customer service.
Shoppers are waiting for social 'likes' before clicking the checkout button, research finds.
As the Great British Bake Off returns to our screens this week, Essential Retail examines whether retailers should have a '#GBBO digital strategy'.
Mr Porter is leading the way in using social media and content creation to engage with customers.
Industry consultant and author of The Multichannel RetailHandbook, Chris Jones, examines the benefits of shipping offers to drive retail conversion.
Amazon's birthday sales event, Prime Day, encouraged new memberships to its Prime service and beat Black Friday records.
Demandware’s VP of industry strategy and insights, Rob Garf tells Essential Retail how retailers now have to consider social communities as part of their multichannel strategies.
Phase Eight has unveiled its new Studio 8 plus-sized fashion brand by launching a new responsive website created by BT Expedite.
Blackwell's Bookshops digital director, Kieron Smith, is looking to bring personality to the retailer's online offering by utilising the expertise of the company's specialist booksellers.