Essential Retail Features

Design showcase: Esselunga seeks to reinvent the supermarket

Design showcase: Esselunga seeks to reinvent the supermarket

Italy's oldest supermarket chain Esselunga seeks to turn the sector around.

Depop and Farfetch on digital sustainability in fashion

Depop and Farfetch on digital sustainability in fashion

Fashion titans Farfetch and Depop talk about environmentally-friendly and ethical opportunities brought about by digital disruption.

Design showcase: Home Run House

Design showcase: Home Run House

Home Run House seeks to knock customers out of the park at Westfield

Tails.com exploring ways to merge bricks and clicks

Tails.com exploring ways to merge bricks and clicks

Tails.com chief marketing officer, Miranda Cresswell, is exploring further offline opportunities for the digitally native pet nutrition brand.

5 parcel delivery data insights from The Very Group

5 parcel delivery data insights from The Very Group

The Very Group's head of outbound logistics describes the role played by the retailer's data and analytics team, and how a new-style NPS survey brought unexpected insights.

Design showcase: TFG London unites fashion brands

Design showcase: TFG London unites fashion brands

TFG London brings four womenswear brands under one roof

Independent retailers fear future of the high street

Independent retailers fear future of the high street

SME retailers increasingly think they will not be successful in a decade's time

#TOTPU: Glossier adding shine to London's Covent Garden

#TOTPU: Glossier adding shine to London's Covent Garden

Glossier's London pop-up arms itself with 'offline editors' to help curate the right look for customers visiting the quirky space.

Taking stock of the inventory management battleground

Taking stock of the inventory management battleground

Essential Retail takes a look at a number of futuristic technology solutions – from cameras to drones – which are looking to modernise in-store inventory management.

Ikea Food taking a more prominent seat at the table

Ikea Food taking a more prominent seat at the table

Ikea's food division invests in new technology and product development to help drive customers to the retailer's wider business.

Thinking like a start-up: Three clever tech innovations

Thinking like a start-up: Three clever tech innovations

Essential Retail talks to a number of small businesses to find out how they are using tech to think outside the box.

Four experience-led retailers introducing discovery to their stores

Four experience-led retailers introducing discovery to their stores

Essential Retail brings you four jaw-dropping retailers who are bringing the art of discovery back into stores.