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Monsoon Accessorize on using social to boost sales

Monsoon Accessorize on using social to boost sales

The firm explains why driving sales outside traditional channels is key

How Nespresso got the right blend of productivity

How Nespresso got the right blend of productivity

The coffee pod business has partnered with workforce management software company Kronos to optimise staffing

Green shoots: How garden eCommerce is beginning to bloom

Green shoots: How garden eCommerce is beginning to bloom

Retailers and customers are increasingly buying plants online - although the conditions for growth need to be right

What's driving the UX at Samsung KX?

What's driving the UX at Samsung KX?

Samsung KX opened its doors to the public at the end of July, and the new central London experience and events venue is home to an array of unique 'retail' features.

The technology behind Down Your High Street's indie quest

The technology behind Down Your High Street's indie quest

Down Your High Street's founder describes how several new technology partnerships are supporting the online marketplace's quest for growth.

Jewellery brand Annoushka on making eCommerce the gold standard

Jewellery brand Annoushka on making eCommerce the gold standard

The firm tells Essential Retail why its decision to re-platform the website has been key to its growth strategy

Studio.co.uk: from catalogue to digital first

Studio.co.uk: from catalogue to digital first

The online retailer has rebranded and invested heavily in tech, including automation, AI, and biometric testing

Window shopping: how Terrys Fabrics is using augmented reality

Window shopping: how Terrys Fabrics is using augmented reality

The business has just launched an app to allow customers to see what their blinds will look like, with plans to use it for all their products in the future

Wish.com: the rise of mCommerce

Wish.com: the rise of mCommerce

How the hugely popular bargain app Wish.com is using gameificaiton, customer review data and even bricks and mortar to drive sales

Killing two birds with one stone: How to sell retail solutions to hospitality

Killing two birds with one stone: How to sell retail solutions to hospitality

Essential Retail takes a deep-dive look at the technology opportunity in the hospitality sector.

Retailers going against the grain to overcome silo mentality

Retailers going against the grain to overcome silo mentality

Hobbycraft, River Island, and Whistles are among the retailers breaking down internal organisational silos, aided by digital developments and new services.

How Zalando is doing its bit to improve fashion sustainability

How Zalando is doing its bit to improve fashion sustainability

Zalando increases its sustainable fashion edit, and is trialling other recycle services as fast fashion sector looks to meet consumers' greener needs.

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