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Too early to cash out

Too early to cash out

Somo examines the emerging cashless society – but is the industry actually ready to ditch cash?

Survival of the quickest: 5G will speed up natural selection of retailers

Survival of the quickest: 5G will speed up natural selection of retailers

Brand experience agency, Imagination, takes a look at how retailers are set to benefit from the arrival of 5G.

The role of technology in responsible retail

The role of technology in responsible retail

Accenture takes a look at how technology can be used to ensure the entire retail supply chain becomes more sustainable and more informative.

Personalisation: The consumer view

Personalisation: The consumer view

Periscope® By McKinsey outlines the latest findings on the impact of personalised marketing.

The future of retail is people-powered.

The future of retail is people-powered.

Accenture examines the impact technology is having on retail and how retailers can leverage their workforce to improve their future businesses.

Technology is changing restaurants for the better, but we can’t lose the human touch

Technology is changing restaurants for the better, but we can’t lose the human touch

Givex argues that the future of restaurants shouldn’t be completely autonomous.

How hidden revenue streams can rescue retailers

How hidden revenue streams can rescue retailers

Dunnhumby takes a look at how alternative revenue sources – like media – could be attractive to struggling retailers.

GSCOP – The toothless watchdog develops some dentures

GSCOP – The toothless watchdog develops some dentures

Making Business Matter examines the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP), noting how it may finally be making progress in keeping supermarkets in check.

Reimagining grocery: why understanding customer values is key to business survival

Reimagining grocery: why understanding customer values is key to business survival

Accenture examines how grocers need to use data to raise the game to capture consumer’s taste buds.

Did digital ambition cause Purple Bricks to crumble?

Did digital ambition cause Purple Bricks to crumble?

Somo takes a look at whether Purple Bricks tried to expand internationally too quickly.

Go Down Under to drive cross border online sales

Go Down Under to drive cross border online sales

Global-e describes how retailers can tap into the Australian’s obsession with Click Frenzy – the Antipodean answer to Black Friday and Cyber Monday

How retailers can harbour new footfall technology to understand shopper behaviour

How retailers can harbour new footfall technology to understand shopper behaviour

Ipsos Retail Performance takes a look at how advances in in-store footfall technology can provide retailers with more accurate patters of shopper behaviour.

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