Supermarket chain Waitrose has joined forces with parent company John Lewis to create what’s been billed as the largest retail tech accelerator in Britain, JLAB 2017.
Our After Exit series is putting selling my business examples in the spotlight – one of which saw Sports Direct leave an owner with decisions to make.
The changing landscape of the high street and the omnipresence of online shopping have triggered a debate whether the death of the high street is nigh.
If you visit a supermarket in search of Pancake Day ingredients, there’s a chance a Two Chicks product will greet you, and we found out why it’s different.
Picking out factors impacting the retail M&A market in the UK is made easier due to the importance of recent events and a particular megatrend that weighs heavily on deal executives’ minds when evaluating market strategies and buying opportunities.
It should be no surprise that the internet is e first port of call for most consumers searching for products and services, so fast websites are a must.
Having bought Homebase for around £340m at the beginning of 2016, Bunnings has begun a process of rebranding the British DIY and gardening business chain.
As Britain’s ecommerce market matures, many savvy retailers are looking internationally to drive sales and growth this year – and the US ecommerce market is on the radar.
Whether it’s lauding accomplishments or knocking failing ones down, big brands get too much attention when compared with our nation’s real business heroes.
With consumers ever more cautious with their spending, companies need to follow suit and ensure any used retail technology will prove its return on investment and show it can directly encourage spend during turbulent times.
Opportunities abound in the realm of physical retail, and previously pureplay online brands are starting to recognise that. The transition might not be easy, but following some simple steps will ensure it’s worthwhile
Every day, small and mid-sized independent e-retailers get up and get ready to do battle. SMEs know the opportunity is there to survive, even thrive, but it entails being able to compete with retail giants.