Essential Retail takes a look at the rise of the sharing economy and how this emerging socio-economic trend is impacting the retail industry.
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.
Over 60% of millennials want to rent, rather than buy, products in the future, as the sharing economy takes hold.
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.
Essential Retail sits down with retail technology consultant, Craig Crawford, to chat about the use of mobile and virtual reality in retail.
Hotel chain Marriott is offering potential customers an opportunity to view its facilities using new technology that enables virtual tours.
Virtual interior design business DigitalBridge won £100,000 worth of investment from department store chain, John Lewis, but what does the tech company do?
Ahead of Tech UK's Supercharging the Digital Economy event, the organisation's head of cloud, big data & analytics, Sue Daley, assesses how Hollywood-style technology is becoming a retail reality.
Asos CEO, Nick Beighton, will focus digital efforts on visual and voice search, as well as artificial intelligence to transform customer experience over the next few years.
Start-ups have an uncanny knack of identifying a specific pain point and then trying to solve it. Siobhan Gehin, partner at Kurt Salmon, says retailers should take note.
Essential Retail speaks to Mark Henderson, chairman of Gieves & Hawkes and co-founder of The New Craftsmen, an eCommerce network for luxury goods manufacturers.