Essential Retail Features

Covid-19 Crisis: daily retail update

Covid-19 Crisis: daily retail update

Essential Retail rounds-up the latest news on how coronavirus is impacting the retail industry.

Covid-19: How retailers are responding to coronavirus

Covid-19: How retailers are responding to coronavirus

The pandemic is one of the biggest peace time challenges facing the world. But retailers are finding ways to manage the unprecedented strain it is placing on their supply chains.

£60m Queensgate extension takes a step forward

£60m Queensgate extension takes a step forward

Peterborough shopping centre appoints contractor for second phase of £60 project.

Battersea Power Station set to fire up London retail market

Battersea Power Station set to fire up London retail market

After decades of false starts a London landmark is coming back to life.

#TOTPU: Primark promotes people and planet wellness at Boxpark

#TOTPU: Primark promotes people and planet wellness at Boxpark

Primark pops up at Boxpark in London's Shoreditch to kick-start the launch of its wellness range.

Design showcase: Schuh's new concept arrives in capital

Design showcase: Schuh's new concept arrives in capital

Schuh's new digital-first store concept has arrived in Oxford Circus

Are store closures negatively impacting retail’s online sales?

Are store closures negatively impacting retail’s online sales?

Industry experts suggest store closures are dangerously rocking retailers’ ecosystems and will not provide them with a quick fix to profitability.

#TOTPU: Ribble Cycles pedalling in new direction at Bluewater

#TOTPU: Ribble Cycles pedalling in new direction at Bluewater

Ribble Cycles' Bluewater pop-up ticks many of the modern retail store boxes - personalisation, expert advice, and it's intrinsically linked to online.

Design showcase: Âme opens New York flagship

Design showcase: Âme opens New York flagship

Âme brings its lab-grown diamonds to the East Coast

Sustainability: Avoid decision paralysis, says Allbirds

Sustainability: Avoid decision paralysis, says Allbirds

Allbirds’ sustainability lead advises retailers on how to make eco-friendly business decisions.

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.