Essential Retail Features

Design showcase: Roe & Co visitor experience

Design showcase: Roe & Co visitor experience

Distillery visitor centre for new Diageo whiskey brand

How BrandAlley is thinking non-digitally

How BrandAlley is thinking non-digitally

BrandAlley CEO Rob Feldmann says the designer label discount e-tailer is considering launching billboard ads for the first time in the new year.

ROE beating ROI as pop-up metric of choice say experts

ROE beating ROI as pop-up metric of choice say experts

Creating experiences is increasingly important for retailers

Why tech roll outs can be seriously perilous for large retailers

Why tech roll outs can be seriously perilous for large retailers

Russia’s largest food retailer X5 describes how it carefully manages the costs of technology solutions because the scale of the roll out can kill all financial viability.

Design showcase: CaviarHouse & Prunier's new branch concept

Design showcase: CaviarHouse & Prunier's new branch concept

A contemporary twist for luxury airport dining venue

Timpson doubles customer feedback with in-store QR codes

Timpson doubles customer feedback with in-store QR codes

Timpson's online director is putting methods in place to drive more customer feedback and use shoppers' comments to support search engine optimisation.

Blending content with commerce for the millennial mum

Blending content with commerce for the millennial mum

Tommee Tippee and Gro Company’s digital platform manager describes the challenges of engaging millennial mums online.

A tour of Boots’ ‘store of the future’ with CEO Seb James

A tour of Boots’ ‘store of the future’ with CEO Seb James

Essential Retail receives a guided tour of the new Boots flagship in Meadowhall, being shown all the new features by CEO, Seb James.

Design showcase: Retailer treasures from map store Stanfords on display

Design showcase: Retailer treasures from map store Stanfords on display

Letters from Captain Scott and Florence Nightingale among treasures

How Oasis drives online conversion using social proof messaging

How Oasis drives online conversion using social proof messaging

Oasis digital director tells Essential Retail how the retailer is improving online conversion rates by using social-proof messaging on its product pages.

Environmental drivers fuelling new retail models

Environmental drivers fuelling new retail models

Essential Retail investigates the trend behind sustainability in retail and takes a look at how the industry is trying to make a difference.

Design showcase: Harvey Nichols offers more with less in downsized Hong Kong store

Design showcase: Harvey Nichols offers more with less in downsized Hong Kong store

Redesigned store seeks to offer more services and products in half the space