Essential Retail Features

Farfetch: the technology inside the workplace

Farfetch: the technology inside the workplace

Farfetch chief people officer Sian Keane details the fast-growing luxury online marketplace's technology choices when it comes to internal communications.

The intersection where retail technology and sustainability meet

The intersection where retail technology and sustainability meet

From electric vehicles to in-store reverse vending, grocers are finding ways of using tech and digital platforms to support their sustainability agendas.

Consumer-driven data helps retailers shout loudest in the era of voice

Consumer-driven data helps retailers shout loudest in the era of voice

Essential Retail reports on the importance of accurate search data for retailers deploying new technologies like voice.

Kikki.K: notes on eCommerce growth

Kikki.K: notes on eCommerce growth

How high-end stationery company Kikki K made paper digital.

More questions than answers for Quiz as board starts review

More questions than answers for Quiz as board starts review

How does clothing retailer Quiz move forward after its latest profit warning prompted an internal strategic review at the company?

#Shoptalk19: How can KFC be more RED?

#Shoptalk19: How can KFC be more RED?

KFC’s CDO describes how KFC is leveraging digital and advertising to become more RED – relevant, easy and distinctive.

Facial recognition in retail and its implications

Facial recognition in retail and its implications

Facial recognition is quietly being trialled by a number of retailers to cut out shoplifting, but will the general public accept it?

Why are retailers shunning celebrities for the ‘micro influencer’?

Why are retailers shunning celebrities for the ‘micro influencer’?

A power shift is happening within social media as brands realise celebrity influencers are not giving them the returns they could get elsewhere.

A look inside Lulu Guinness's technology tool bag

A look inside Lulu Guinness's technology tool bag

Lulu Guinness managing director Paul Spinks offers a taste of what's to come digitally from the designer handbag and accessories brand.

Arsenal FC kicks off eCommerce start-up investment

Arsenal FC kicks off eCommerce start-up investment

Essential Retail takes a look at how Arsenal FC is improving the online shopping journey for its fans.

What could a no-deal Brexit mean for retail?

What could a no-deal Brexit mean for retail?

Essential Retail examines the implications of a possible no-deal Brexit and looks at how retail may be impacted.

How La Redoute adapts to fast-changing social media trends

How La Redoute adapts to fast-changing social media trends

La Redoute’s head of social media chats to Essential Retail about its use of social media to give shoppers a voice.

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