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Are retailers missing a virtual opportunity?

Are retailers missing a virtual opportunity?

Periscope asks whether retailers are doing enough to take advantage of AR and VR.

‘Ok Google- tell me about voice search’: how retailers are talking to customers

‘Ok Google- tell me about voice search’: how retailers are talking to customers

Google takes a look at how Asos is making the most of people talking to machines.

Shop ‘til 5G drops

Shop ‘til 5G drops

Deloitte takes a look at the imminent arrival of 5G and how it will provide a boost to retail.

Thought GDPR was complex? Get ready for SCA

Thought GDPR was complex? Get ready for SCA

Stripe outlines how retailers should approach the impending SCA / PDS2 regulations - don't leave it as late as GDPR!

Influencer marketing – for all the hype, it’s not the be-all and end-all

Influencer marketing – for all the hype, it’s not the be-all and end-all

Influencers may be the buzzword of the moment, but how far are marketers, and more importantly consumers, actually incentivised by influencer marketing?

Digital transformation: saving British retail

Digital transformation: saving British retail

Workday explains how digital transformation is not just down to the technology department, but must also include finance and HR to prove successful.

What retailers can learn from independent cinemas

What retailers can learn from independent cinemas

Pearl & Dean CEO takes a look at how retailers can create memorable experiences by learning a few tricks from independent cinemas.

Fine China: How the West can learn from the Eastern digital payments space

Fine China: How the West can learn from the Eastern digital payments space

Expert Market takes a look at how mobile wallets are helping to stimulate economic growth in Asia.

How prepared is the eCommerce sector for the staffing implications of a no-deal Brexit?

How prepared is the eCommerce sector for the staffing implications of a no-deal Brexit?

Lewis Silkin takes a look at how eCommerce may suffer when it comes to access to labour post-Brexit.

The Ocado and Marks & Spencer tie-up is part of a growing ‘power partnerships’ trend

The Ocado and Marks & Spencer tie-up is part of a growing ‘power partnerships’ trend

As traditional businesses continue to face into the growing dominance of Amazon and others alike, in order to futureproof your place in retail, it is better to align with your competitors than to go it alone?

What Marie Kondo can teach bricks & mortar retailers

What Marie Kondo can teach bricks & mortar retailers

Retailers can learn a thing of two from the queen of tidying up Marie Kondo.

Campbell's vs McDonalds: Lessons for FMCG brands and trademark owners

Campbell's vs McDonalds: Lessons for FMCG brands and trademark owners

Marks & Clerk takes a look at two recent cases highlighting the importance of documenting trade mark use.

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