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    GDPR: The threats and opportunities for retailers

    GDPR is designed to give EU citizens greater control over their data. But with the compliance deadline around 300 days away, how do retailers need to prepare for this new set of regulations?

    GDPR: The threats and opportunities for retailers

  • IMRG explains... lifetime customer value

    IMRG explains... lifetime customer value

    IMRG's editor, Andy Mulcahy, explains the concept of lifetime customer value in this short video.

    IMRG explains... lifetime customer value
  • How Stylist is using content to sell beauty online

    How Stylist is using content to sell beauty online

    Winners of the Stylist magazine beauty awards are being showcased online with a direct link for readers to purchase.

    How Stylist is using content to sell beauty online
  • Inside Yoox Net-a-Porter’s London tech hub

    Inside Yoox Net-a-Porter’s London tech hub

    Essential Retail takes a tour of Yoox Net-a-Porter’s swanky new technology hub in West London, which focuses on developing artificial intelligence and mobile innovations.

    Inside Yoox Net-a-Porter’s London tech hub
  • Why chatbots fail and how retailers can make them work

    Why chatbots fail and how retailers can make them work

    Forrester research suggests marketers are struggling to deliver value through the use of chatbots, but Essential Retail finds some retailers are already benefiting from the emerging technology.

    Why chatbots fail and how retailers can make them work
  • Quids in or taking a pounding? Retail adapts to new £1 coin

    Quids in or taking a pounding? Retail adapts to new £1 coin

    The new £1 coin’s introduction highlights yet another reason why retailers must be so adaptable in today’s market.

    Quids in or taking a pounding? Retail adapts to new £1 coin
  • Does Debenhams’ digital-led strategy go far enough?

    Does Debenhams’ digital-led strategy go far enough?

    Debenhams’s turnaround strategy is defined by new tech-led propositions and a review of its store and warehousing properties. It is indicative of how department stores are repositioning themselves in a new digital world.

    Does Debenhams’ digital-led strategy go far enough?
  • Farfetch wants to power your digital store

    Farfetch wants to power your digital store

    Farfetch showcases its store of the future proposition which will debut in the London luxury boutique Browns later this year.

    Farfetch wants to power your digital store
  • Just how personal do you need to get to sell more?

    Just how personal do you need to get to sell more?

    Good Growth founder, James Hammersley, takes a look at the power of personalisation and how retailers should use it with caution.

    Just how personal do you need to get to sell more?
  • Voice technology: the new frontier

    Voice technology: the new frontier

    Essential Retail takes a look at the development of voice technology and how consumers are increasingly using devices like Amazon's Alexa and Google Home to shop with their voices.

    Voice technology: the new frontier
  • Robots vs drones: The fight for the last mile

    Robots vs drones: The fight for the last mile

    A plethora of delivery start-ups are coming up with multiple ways to reach retail customers. But how many will succeed in a market dominated by Amazon Prime?

    Robots vs drones: The fight for the last mile
  • Retailers test out Snapchat's geofilters

    Retailers test out Snapchat's geofilters

    Sainsbury's and Lush are using Snapchat to engage with customers, as the social media app hopes to monetise its platform using location-based technology.

    Retailers test out Snapchat's geofilters

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