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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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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How to capitalise on click and collect

Like most people I think that click and collect provides an excellent way of picking things up when you want to rather than having to…

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Retail predictions for 2014

There are already lots of predictions about what will be the most important areas for retailers to focus on in 2014. Most predictions contain references…

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NRF 2014 – The big picture from the big show

Gordon Grant,  CTO at Pierhouse, visited NRF 2014 in New York and his report gets straight to the main points that were different this year…

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Why customers leave without buying – Results from our survey

Price is only the number three reason why shoppers are likely to leave a store without buying anything – according to the latest shopper survey…

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Is anything more important than a price ticket?

The purpose of any type of point of sale (POS) from simple price tickets to complex displays is to provide customers with a level of…

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Only Amazon matters

A lot of people think that most on-line retailers are growing faster than their bricks-and-mortar competitors.  Apparently that’s only true for Amazon.   The Internet…

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Amazon own brand

Amazon continue to add new departments such Car Store, DIY, Health & Beauty but a less visible area is their plans for own brands. If…

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Retailers – show some love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day seems to divide the public – is it an over-commercialised excuse to make consumers spend (or fear the consequences) or a day to…

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