Essential Retail Comments

Why the end of the Argos catalogue is a sign of success

Why the end of the Argos catalogue is a sign of success

Somo provides an in-depth analysis into Argos' decision to stop printing its catalogue and how it represents a developing shopping experience.

The diversity energising and revitalising our high streets

The diversity energising and revitalising our high streets

Caulder Moore discusses the opportunities for a more diversified, re-setting of high streets in the wake of Covid-19.

Covid-19: Why long-term tech investment pays off

Covid-19: Why long-term tech investment pays off

Brightpearl discusses the need for retailer's to invest in their long-term technological capabilities across all areas of their business.

The ‘new normal’ was already here, coronavirus has accelerated its presence

The ‘new normal’ was already here, coronavirus has accelerated its presence

UXUS argue the changing consumer behaviours during Covid-19 has just accelerated existing trends, and highlight progress being made.

From surviving to thriving: a roadmap for post-Covid growth

From surviving to thriving: a roadmap for post-Covid growth

McKinsey examines how a rapid revenue recovery strategy can enable retailers can go from merely surviving to eventually thriving in a post-Covid world.

How email can help achieve stability in a turbulent eCommerce market

How email can help achieve stability in a turbulent eCommerce market

Bounce X discusses the importance of email marketing in a rapidly changing eCommerce environment.

Retail Darwinism: survival means evolution

Retail Darwinism: survival means evolution

UM discuss how retailers must adapt to consumers' embrace of digital technologies to survive in the post-Covid world.

What Google Shopping's free listings update means for retail

What Google Shopping's free listings update means for retail

Croud discusses what the recent announcement from Google about allowing free listings into its shopping results means for retailers.

How SMEs new to eCommerce can streamline the payments process

How SMEs new to eCommerce can streamline the payments process

Barclaycard offers advice to SME businesses on how to implement an effective payments system when moving into eCommerce for the first time.

Covid-19: Why it’s not shutters for shopping malls just yet

Covid-19: Why it’s not shutters for shopping malls just yet

Publicis Sapient discuss the future of shopping centres in light of Intu's recent administration, outlining how they should transform post-Covid.

Retail reopening: how to emerge stronger than ever

Retail reopening: how to emerge stronger than ever

Kurt Salmon outline the changes retailers must make to their stores to be able to thrive in a post-Covid world.

#Pride2020: Creating a LGBT-inclusive environment in retail

#Pride2020: Creating a LGBT-inclusive environment in retail

Stonewall discuss the approaches retailers can take to create a more inclusive environment for LGBT staff and customers.