News that Frasers Group is opening a new flagship Birmingham store to include Sports Direct, USC, Evans Cycles and GAME, as well as an e-sports arena, demonstrates a bold approach for driving footfall … [Read more...] about Consolidated in-store experiences – the new way forward?
One thing is for sure where 2020 is concerned, it has challenged the retail market more than anyone could have realised at the start of the year. With news of Arcadia's ongoing troubles and the sad … [Read more...] about Retail Giants resize their dominance – but opportunity still knocks
What should the role of retail staff be in protecting our health? Do they have to fight a culture war as well as the disease? "London is empty" chorused our friends "and there's practically no-one … [Read more...] about Can shops make you wear a mask? Should they?
Even with lockdown easing and non-essential shops being allowed to reopen from 15 June, a day out shopping does not appeal in the same way it would have done before the pandemic. Queues to enter, … [Read more...] about If the shoppers can’t come to the shops, let the shops come to them: Can AI save our shops?
The world is developing at an exponential pace. Technology like 5G autonomous vehicles (AVs), virtual reality and the Internet of Things have the potential to alter how we interact with the world … [Read more...] about 5G: How will businesses benefit?