Clothing and homeware retailer Matalan has signed up to the DPD Pickup parcel shop network, making its 222 stores into delivery collection points.
The South African parent company of Phase Eight and Whistles is trialling a new delivery service in its home country that takes the product straight to a person using GPS.
Essential Retail looks at how digital technologies have changed the way designers walk their clothes down the catwalk.
Essential Retail sits down to discuss seasonal trends impacting retail in the run up to peak trading.
Many business are not measuring their cost to serve. Jacky Broomhead, market development manager for apparel at GS1 UK, says its crucial to do so if omnichannel retail is to be profitable.
Argos has opened a new concept store at Centre:mk shopping centre, allowing shoppers to order goods from local stores for collection within an hour.
Simon Post, the ex-CTO at Carphone Warehouse now heading up the Dixons Carphone group's Connected World Services division, talks IT integration and in-store tech when two retail beasts join forces.
Consumer electronics retailer Maplin and health & beauty e-tailer Feelunique.com are the latest businesses operating in the retail industry to invest in their core systems.
Essential Retail visits Milan with H&M and Accenture to learn about technologies to support sustainability in fashion.
One of Russia's largest grocery chains with 7,100 stores, Pyatyorochka, is using machine learning technology to forecast demand for its discounted products.
Essential Retail questions two experts from the fashion industry about how retailers should be thinking more sustainably in the latest Retail Ramble podcast bought to you from Milan.
Professor of industrial relations at University of Bradford, Gregor Gall, takes a look at the workers’ rights at delivery company Hermes, as well as retailers which have recently come under the spotlight for workplace violations.