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Working as a retail representative offers the best pay increase opportunity of any job, according to a new study by Glassdoor. Retail ranked the second highest in terms of workers on minimum wage last year, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), with over 50 per... Read More →
The digital revolution has changed many things, from how we consume media and communicate with each other, to how we receive information. Its implications are all encompassing and the retail industry is no exception. In the past five years advancements in technology have trans... Read More →
Starting out in the footwear industry at the age of 15, and running multiple successful retail focused businesses including Kate Kuba, it is clear that entrepreneur Cos Constantinou lives and breathes shoes (and retail). Constantinou’s current venture provides a “360 service” ... Read More →
“The sooner we drop the ‘e’ out of ‘e-commerce’ the better” – Bob Willett, Retail Veteran. While the retail climate is continually evolving before us, many are quick to dismiss the importance of traditional bricks-and-mortar retail. The rapid growth of click and collect, mobil... Read More →
The talent turnover within each job industry ranges widely, yet it is no secret that the retail industry is where the highest levels of staff turnover lies. Andrea Cartwright, Director of HR at SuperGroup has identified that there is a need to define the strategic aims of the ... Read More →
As UK consumers prepare to celebrate the first Christmas post-recession, health and beauty retailer Boots has taken the opportunity to launch its biggest Christmas campaign ever. Working in direct conjunction with customer feedback from last year’s festivities, Boots has enhan... Read More →
The announcement before the launch of the eagerly anticipated iPhone 6, that the new Apple product would feature a mobile wallet, had been hotly anticipated by experts. However the details of the new system that many believe could pose a considerable threat to payment giants s... Read More →
Britain has been labelled a nation of ASSes, anti-social shoppers that is, after it has been revealed that an increasing number of consumers are using mobile technology to shop in less than orthodox situations. Research from www.giveasyoulive.com has shown that almost half (48... Read More →
The e-commerce software solution specialists Veeqo last week published the results of their social media experiment to investigate which retailers are considered the best in the UK, using slightly unusual criteria. They tested whether the big retailers live up to their reputat... Read More →
There are now more self-service check-outs in the UK than the rest of Europe put together. The benefits for retailers are clear as they reduce need for in-store staff and boost the bottom line. But frustration from consumers remains, with 63 per cent saying they don’t like usi... Read More →