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  • Interview: Supply chain excellence as a matter of course

    Interview: Supply chain excellence as a matter of course

    Sally Beauty's Louise Baker, a confirmed speaker at next month's Buying & Merchandising Summit, says supply chain excellence is more important than it's ever been, with customers dictating how retailers must operate.

    Interview: Supply chain excellence as a matter of course
  • Retail Ramble podcast: retail and the digital skills gap

    Retail Ramble podcast: retail and the digital skills gap

    The digital skills shortage has been a hot topic for UK businesses in recent weeks. Essential Retail's Ben Sillitoe and Caroline Baldwin discuss its impact in relation to the retail industry.

    Retail Ramble podcast: retail and the digital skills gap
  • Interview: Retailers old and new can learn from each other

    Interview: Retailers old and new can learn from each other

    E-tailers do not have the advantage over traditional retailers when it comes to pure merchandising, argues Net-a-Porter's merchandising and retail director Paul Brennan.

    Interview: Retailers old and new can learn from each other
  • TXT Retail confirmed as gold sponsor for Buying & Merchandising Summit

    TXT Retail confirmed as gold sponsor for Buying & Merchandising Summit

    TXT Retail has been confirmed as the gold sponsor for the inaugural Buying & Merchandising Summit, which will take place in London on 22 September 2015.

    TXT Retail confirmed as gold sponsor for Buying & Merchandising Summit
  • JustEnough to sponsor Buying & Merchandising Summit

    JustEnough to sponsor Buying & Merchandising Summit

    The Buying & Merchandising Summit, which will take place in London on 22 September 2015, welcomes JustEnough as a supporting partner.

    JustEnough to sponsor Buying & Merchandising Summit
  • Poll: Is your company investing in merchandising technology this year?

    Poll: Is your company investing in merchandising technology this year?

    Ahead of this year's inaugural Buying & Merchandising Summit, we're looking to find out what percentage of retailers are directing investment towards their merchandising systems in 2015.

    Poll: Is your company investing in merchandising technology this year?
  • Special report: Managing the complexities of modern merchandising

    Special report: Managing the complexities of modern merchandising

    Ahead of the inaugural Buying & Merchandising Summit in September, Essential Retail publishes extracts from a recent in-depth RSR Research report on the changing face of retail merchandising.

    Special report: Managing the complexities of modern merchandising
  • New speakers announced for Buying & Merchandising Summit

    New speakers announced for Buying & Merchandising Summit

    Executives from Agent Provocateur, Clarks, Jacques Vert, Jigsaw and Mothercare join the illustrious speaker line-up at the inaugural Buying & Merchandising Summit 2015.

    New speakers announced for Buying & Merchandising Summit
  • Q&A: Why the Buying & Merchandising Summit has been launched

    Q&A: Why the Buying & Merchandising Summit has been launched

    This week saw the official launch of the Buying & Merchandising Summit, set to take place in London on 22 September. Essential Retail caught up with chairperson for the event, RSR Research's Brian Kilcourse.

    Q&A: Why the Buying & Merchandising Summit has been launched
  • RBTE organiser launches Buying & Merchandising Summit

    RBTE organiser launches Buying & Merchandising Summit

    Speakers from Adidas, Cath Kidston, Levi's, Net-a-Porter, Tesco and Topps Tiles are confirmed to speak at the new Buying & Merchandising Summit, which runs for the first time on 22 September.

    RBTE organiser launches Buying & Merchandising Summit
  • Retail execs set to gather for international franchising summit

    Retail execs set to gather for international franchising summit

    Executives from some of the UK's largest retailers have confirmed their attendance at the inaugural International Retail Franchising Summit, which is set to take place on 11 March.

    Retail execs set to gather for international franchising summit
  • Retailers urged to maintain continuity when expanding abroad

    Retailers urged to maintain continuity when expanding abroad

    Retailers considering global growth seek to maintain brand continuity within their stores but may be required to introduce subtle changes to suit individual markets, says Microlights' Amanda Radley.

    Retailers urged to maintain continuity when expanding abroad

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