The proposed merger between retail giants Sainsbury’s and Asda could disrupt smaller businesses further down the supply chains of both supermarkets, an industry expert has warned.
With old lumbering dinosaurs of UK retail dying out at quickening rates to be replaced by online-savvy brands, Charlie Mullins asks if we’re experiencing the death of the high street?
In the new age of retail, technology is everything, explains Anil Gandharve, vice president and global head of retail, CPG and manufacturing at IT consultancy Mindtree.
Improved mobile connectivity, enabled by 5G, will take retailers and commercial businesses’ understanding of how customers shop to entirely new levels, a landmark new report from mobile operator O2 has concluded.
Sushi restaurant chain Wasabi has secured a £30m revolving credit facility from high street bank HSBC to support plans to expand further in London.
UK retailers have seen a “concerning spike” in severe violence against employees and a continued rise in retail crime such as shoplifting, new industry data has revealed.
Shopping online is a norm, but where does that leave trading on the high street? Bricks and mortar retailers detail their experiences and expectations.
The online shopping revolution has fundamentally changed our expectations of what a good high street retail experience should be and nowadays we rightfully expect tailored, personalised service and bespoke shopping experiences.
To give SMEs an international expansion opportunity in China, Santander has sealed an agreement with ecommerce business JD.com.
Contactless payment cards featuring finger-reading biometric sensors have now been introduced in what’s billed a “world’s first”, which could make shopping faster and more secure than ever.
James Frost, chief marketing officer at Worldpay, explains how an online shopping footprint can drive more in-store loyalty.
The idea of Black Friday conjures up scenes of consumer carnage on the high street, but there are some companies that have flipped the concept on its head.