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Harrods puts technology 'on the catwalk' in Knightsbridge store

Harrods puts technology 'on the catwalk' in Knightsbridge store

The newly redesigned technology department at Harrods in London's Knightsbridge gives consumer electronics time in the spotlight.

Why pop-up banners needn’t be an eyesore post GDPR

Why pop-up banners needn’t be an eyesore post GDPR

Feel Good Contacts is one company focusing on getting data capture right

Exploring Fujifilm’s House of Photography store

Exploring Fujifilm’s House of Photography store

Fujifilm chooses London Covent Garden for its new store concept – House of Photography – featuring an abundance of digital signage and free-to-use photography studios.

San Francisco store tour curated by Essential Retail & Pinterest

San Francisco store tour curated by Essential Retail & Pinterest

#ERstoretourSF takes you on a journey to visit some of the leading D2C brands setting up shop in San Francisco.

Breaking down borders: How Hackett boosts international sales

Breaking down borders: How Hackett boosts international sales

Hackett talks to Essential Retail about its improved eCommerce offering beyond its core market of France, Germany, UK and Spain

#DF19: Luxury Escapes sees revenues rise after online personalisation roll out

#DF19: Luxury Escapes sees revenues rise after online personalisation roll out

Australian online travel company increases conversion and revenue after introducing personalisation technology from Salesforce.

DJ sets, dinner jackets and cheeky Nando's: Black Friday at retail HQ

DJ sets, dinner jackets and cheeky Nando's: Black Friday at retail HQ

Black Friday and 'Cyber Weekend' is fast approaching, and retailers across the UK are preparing for a party atmosphere at HQ despite sluggish wider sales forecasts.

#DF19: Decathlon CIO chooses San Fran for start-up innovation

#DF19: Decathlon CIO chooses San Fran for start-up innovation

Decathlon’s CIO describes how moving to San Francisco has opened doors to test new innovative retail technologies.

Hair today, pay tomorrow: Toni & Guy introduces new-style PoS

Hair today, pay tomorrow: Toni & Guy introduces new-style PoS

Toni & Guy joins the buy now, pay later revolution with new software integration at the point of sale.

One foot in the future: How New Balance is using 3D manufacturing

One foot in the future: How New Balance is using 3D manufacturing

New Balance is racing ahead to release its first 100% digitally produced footwear.

Ocado Zoom, rapid fulfilment, and a new grocery channel in the making

Ocado Zoom, rapid fulfilment, and a new grocery channel in the making

Ocado Zoom's senior commercial manager, George Dean, says rapid fulfilment is becoming a grocery channel in itself within the UK.

Sainsbury's commercial boss offers digital food for thought

Sainsbury's commercial boss offers digital food for thought

Sainsbury’s commercial director for food talks up the potential of a more digitised in-store future as half-year results highlight the retailer's significant challenges.

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