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  • Cath Kidston revamps core systems with Infor

    Cath Kidston revamps core systems with Infor

    As Cath Kidston continues its international growth story with Latin America the next market on the horizon, the brand invests in Infor's cloud-based platform to run its core systems.

    Cath Kidston revamps core systems with Infor
  • International expansion tips from retailers with experience

    International expansion tips from retailers with experience

    Essential Retail was in Paris earlier this week to hear how retailers, including Adidas, Mango and Menlook.com, have expanded their brands into new international territories.

    International expansion tips from retailers with experience
  • Report: UK fashion industry will require 60,000 new tech roles by 2020

    Report: UK fashion industry will require 60,000 new tech roles by 2020

    Last week's London Fashion Week highlighted a range of ways designers are using new technology to go to market, but a new report warns the fashion industry currently has a tech skills gap.

    Report: UK fashion industry will require 60,000 new tech roles by 2020
  • Online and international development drive Phase Eight growth

    Online and international development drive Phase Eight growth

    Online and international revenue now represents one-fifth of Phase Eight's group sales, with the fashion retailer reporting a solid year of growth under new ownership.

    Online and international development drive Phase Eight growth
  • The changing face of Next Directory

    The changing face of Next Directory

    Half-year results announced by Next this week highlighted how various economic patterns are expected to prompt a challenging period for high street retailing. Amidst it all, Next Directory is undergoing significant modernisation.

    The changing face of Next Directory
  • Comment: Three problems with the EU’s ruling on Apple’s Irish taxes

    Comment: Three problems with the EU’s ruling on Apple’s Irish taxes

    Eamonn Walsh, professor of accounting at University College Dublin, takes a look at the EU’s €13 billion ruling on Apple's tax affairs in Ireland.

    Comment: Three problems with the EU’s ruling on Apple’s Irish taxes
  • Retail country in focus: Poland

    Retail country in focus: Poland

    It is home to a controversial new retail tax, a dominant online auction site that is reportedly being courted by some of the world's largest retailers, and an emerging tech innovation scene. Essential Retail assesses Polish retail.

    Retail country in focus: Poland
  • Alibaba's mobile-first approach pays off with high Q1 growth

    Alibaba's mobile-first approach pays off with high Q1 growth

    Alibaba records highest growth rate since its IPO almost two years ago as a result of monetising mobile.

    Alibaba's mobile-first approach pays off with high Q1 growth
  • UK votes to leave the EU: retail reacts

    UK votes to leave the EU: retail reacts

    The UK has voted to exit the European Union. Essential Retail takes a look at the immediate reactions to this historical decision.

    UK votes to leave the EU: retail reacts
  • Royal Mail automates Tmall registration

    Royal Mail automates Tmall registration

    Royal Mail is making it easier for British companies to sell to China through its Tmall eCommerce site.

    Royal Mail automates Tmall registration
  • Brexit: What the retail industry is thinking

    Brexit: What the retail industry is thinking

    Essential Retail has gathered together the thoughts on Brexit from significant voices in the retail industry, ahead of the EU referendum later this week.

    Brexit: What the retail industry is thinking
  • How Zalando localises the business across Europe

    How Zalando localises the business across Europe

    Essential Retail takes a look at how Zalando changes its merchandising and marketing offerings in each of its 15 markets in order to stay relevant.

    How Zalando localises the business across Europe
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