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Online retail is no longer about a race to the bottom. Changing consumer habits suggest it’s smaller independent labels producing stand out products that are winning the day, says Chunk Clothing’s Martin Howard.
Who says that offline retailers can’t borrow and apply some tips from their e-commerce competitors? Let’s start with utilising wifi services and especially the data it holds. Analysing this data can tell you when more about consumer behaviour and preferences than you might think.
A retail brand that once defined the ‘mother and baby’ industry, Mothercare, like a number of high-street stores, is facing mass closures just to stay afloat.
British consumers are buying their christmas gifts earlier each year, how can retailers maintain interest?
This CEO says that retailers must look for flexible warehouse solutions to compete with e-commerce companies ahead of the Christmas trading period.
Experiential retail may be the high street’s only hope, says NetDespatch’s Matthew Robertson.
As the retail industry takes another body blow with planned store closures at high street cornerstone Marks & Spencer, and after Homebase was flogged for a quid, there doesn’t seem much motivation to open a business with a shop front anymore.
Britain’s sweet-toothed consumers are expected to spend £395m on Easter eggs and other confectionary in 2018, a 5.3 per cent increase from last year, recent data has found.
Restaurant, pub and bar owners can expect to do significantly more business than normal over Easter, as consumer spending is expected to increase 4.5 per cent over the bank holiday, compared with a regular weekend.
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?
Luxury fashion brands and online retailers have become the most popular companies to work for in Britain, according to the latest survey from LinkedIn.