Sally Beauty's Louise Baker, a confirmed speaker at next month's Buying & Merchandising Summit, says supply chain excellence is more important than it's ever been, with customers dictating how retailers must operate.
The digital skills shortage has been a hot topic for UK businesses in recent weeks. Essential Retail's Ben Sillitoe and Caroline Baldwin discuss its impact in relation to the retail industry.
E-tailers do not have the advantage over traditional retailers when it comes to pure merchandising, argues Net-a-Porter's merchandising and retail director Paul Brennan.
TXT Retail has been confirmed as the gold sponsor for the inaugural Buying & Merchandising Summit, which will take place in London on 22 September 2015.
The Buying & Merchandising Summit, which will take place in London on 22 September 2015, welcomes JustEnough as a supporting partner.
Ahead of this year's inaugural Buying & Merchandising Summit, we're looking to find out what percentage of retailers are directing investment towards their merchandising systems in 2015.
Ahead of the inaugural Buying & Merchandising Summit in September, Essential Retail publishes extracts from a recent in-depth RSR Research report on the changing face of retail merchandising.
Executives from Agent Provocateur, Clarks, Jacques Vert, Jigsaw and Mothercare join the illustrious speaker line-up at the inaugural Buying & Merchandising Summit 2015.
This week saw the official launch of the Buying & Merchandising Summit, set to take place in London on 22 September. Essential Retail caught up with chairperson for the event, RSR Research's Brian Kilcourse.
Speakers from Adidas, Cath Kidston, Levi's, Net-a-Porter, Tesco and Topps Tiles are confirmed to speak at the new Buying & Merchandising Summit, which runs for the first time on 22 September.
Executives from some of the UK's largest retailers have confirmed their attendance at the inaugural International Retail Franchising Summit, which is set to take place on 11 March.
Retailers considering global growth seek to maintain brand continuity within their stores but may be required to introduce subtle changes to suit individual markets, says Microlights' Amanda Radley.