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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.

UK retail Christmas trading: a round-up

UK retail Christmas trading: a round-up

With many of the results now in, and the dust settling on the Christmas trading battle, Essential Retail summarises UK retail’s key festive figures.

How The Cotton Story is disrupting luxury fashion

How The Cotton Story is disrupting luxury fashion

Essential Retail chats to The Cotton Story to learn how it is trying to make luxury fashion more sustainable.

#NRF2019: New technology for old retail problems

#NRF2019: New technology for old retail problems

From the expo to the conference sessions, the general sentiment at NRF 2019 was for retailers' new technology investment to focus on solving age-old problems.

#NRF2019: Essential Retail’s NYC Store Tour

#NRF2019: Essential Retail’s NYC Store Tour

Customisation is king in the most innovative stores visited by Essential Retail in NYC.

#NRF2019: The challenge of scaling retail technology

#NRF2019: The challenge of scaling retail technology

Essential takes a look at the difficulties surrounding scaling some of the innovative retail technologies on show at NRF 2019.

#NRF2019: Ocado helping online grocery develop apace in US

#NRF2019: Ocado helping online grocery develop apace in US

Ocado and Kroger share details on how its partnership will see the supermarket primed to take advantage of the predicted boom in grocery eCommerce in the US.

#NRF2019: Maximising value from stores of the future

#NRF2019: Maximising value from stores of the future

Home Depot shares lessons learned from its store of the future in Atlanta.

#NRF2019: Major structural transformation in process at Walmart

#NRF2019: Major structural transformation in process at Walmart

Walmart’s CTO details its technology investments to survive the difficult retail landscape and compete against the likes of Amazon.

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