RBTE2016: A recap of the key retail issues

On the 9th – 10th March 2016 retailers from across the world gathered for Europe ’s biggest retail show. This year ’s event saw over 350 exhibiting…

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When is a special offer not so special?

A big shake up at the shelf edge is underway for retailers in the grocery sector.  The Buy One Get One Free promotions that we…

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Lessons Learned from NRF’s Big Show 2016

The National Retail Federation’s annual show took place from the 17th-19th January. Once again there were record breaking numbers of over 34,000 attendees, with 540…

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Wesfarmers set to purchase Homebase as it targets the UK market

In our earlier blog Sainsbury’s and Home Retail Group: A perfect match or strategic distraction we looked at the synergy that any deal may bring. …

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Sainsbury’s and Home Retail Group: A perfect match or strategic distraction?

Last week’s announcement that Sainsbury’s was interested in bidding for the Home Retail Group meet a mixed reaction in the City. The group consists of…

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UK Digital Strategy – the next frontier in our digital revolution

Digital Economy Minister, Ed Vaizey, recently wrote an article about the future of digital strategy, seeking input from businesses around what can be done to…

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Black Friday: A retail success or a drain on bottom line profitability?

Black Friday 2015 came and went and retailers are now holding their breath to see how successful their Christmas  trading has been.  Our earlier blog looked…

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Black Friday: Will retailers end up in the black or just black and blue?

Retailers count down to Black Friday 2015   With only a week to go until the launch of this year’s Black Friday event, shoppers are…

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The Retail Challenge : Crossing the digital retail divide

  Digital now a key part of the shopping journey Digital technology is disrupting the retail market and transforming the mechanics of the customer buying…

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Disruption in Retail: Top 10 ways to connect with your customers’ in-store

The retail world has been permanently disrupted and power has passed to the hands of the modern day shopper.  Today’s Retailers need to deliver exceptional…

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