Essential Retail Comments

Disrupting delivery with better customer service

Disrupting delivery with better customer service

Retail delivery is inefficient, environmentally damaging and ripe for disruption. So how can we fix it? A better customer experience is the place to start, says Sueted.

Retailers will only retain relevance through digital transformation

Retailers will only retain relevance through digital transformation

Schneider Electric takes a look at how edge computing can support retail digital transformation.

Is it time to add an ethical policy to your company war chest?

Is it time to add an ethical policy to your company war chest?

Charles Russell Speechlys takes a look at how retailers should incorporate sustainable and ethical sourcing policies into supplier contracts.

How technology is leading millennials away from bricks & mortar stores

How technology is leading millennials away from bricks & mortar stores

Zebra Technologies takes a deep-dive look at millennials and their attitude to shopping.

When retail supply chains go wrong

When retail supply chains go wrong

Law firm, Lewis Silken, takes a look at how retailers need to manage the legal and reputational implications in the new era of anti-modern slavery laws

Why retailers need to think beyond Black Friday this holiday shopping season

Why retailers need to think beyond Black Friday this holiday shopping season

Periscope By McKinsey reveals some of the retail trends that will dominate this holiday shopping season.

Amazon continues to grow as the grocery market becomes its next meal

Amazon continues to grow as the grocery market becomes its next meal

Wunderman Thompson Commerce takes a look at Amazon’s aggressive play into grocery and how retailers can counter-attack.

How to avoid costly mistakes when adopting new retail tech

How to avoid costly mistakes when adopting new retail tech

Law firm Lewis Silkin takes a look at some of the key legal and commercial considerations when rolling out new retail technology.

The benefits of courage and focus in retail design

The benefits of courage and focus in retail design

Design agency Caulder Moore takes a look at the modern use of physical space in retail and how some brands are creating an “emotional territory” to compete on the high street.

AI alone won’t provide a competitive advantage without creativity

AI alone won’t provide a competitive advantage without creativity

Bloomreach explains why AI can’t benefit eCommerce without creative marketing.

Amazon: The e-tailer who stole Christmas

Amazon: The e-tailer who stole Christmas

Publicis Sapient asks if eCommerce is taking away the magic of Christmas shopping.

How Tiffany could be the string to LVMH’s luxury bow

How Tiffany could be the string to LVMH’s luxury bow

Verb Brands takes a looks at the digital impact of the potential Tiffany acquisition.