Essential Retail Features

Seasalt, workplace culture and the power of surveying staff

Seasalt, workplace culture and the power of surveying staff

Seasalt is using a new cloud-based technology platform to collect staff feedback, and ensure head office stays connected with employees.

In The Style strengthens Asda PUDO partnership

In The Style strengthens Asda PUDO partnership

In The Style brands Asda lorry in new ToYou marketing initiative.

Design showcase: London pop-up for Mackage

Design showcase: London pop-up for Mackage

Canadian outerwear brand opens Chelsea store

Personalised gift marketplace Not On The High Street on overcoming legacy

Personalised gift marketplace Not On The High Street on overcoming legacy

NOTHS CTO Richard Zubrik talks about the benefits of building in-house, working with 5,000 partners and the benefits of machine learning

L’Occitane: technology + people = customer

L’Occitane: technology + people = customer

L’Occitane describes how it is utilising technology and encouraging both its board and store associates to think and act customer first.

Clean slate - will plain packaging pressure on food retailers increase?

Clean slate - will plain packaging pressure on food retailers increase?

Health lobbyists would like to see tobacco-style restrictions on packaging and point of sale for a variety of food products

Subscriptions bringing clothing rentals out of the closet

Subscriptions bringing clothing rentals out of the closet

Going down the subscription route saw big gains for Rent The Runway which wants to eradicating the ownership of clothing.

New models: how IKAR is using 3D imaging to present its clothing lines

New models: how IKAR is using 3D imaging to present its clothing lines

The firm is using CGTrader’s augmented reality and 3D modeling to change the way businesses and consumers buy its clothes

Design showcase: Sustainable living push by Biomonde stores

Design showcase: Sustainable living push by Biomonde stores

French co-operative group hopes strategy will increase customer loyalty

How Timberland is using digital to promote sustainability

How Timberland is using digital to promote sustainability

The iconic footwear brand is using its experience in digital and omnichannel to push its biggest ever campaign

Has augmented reality finally reached a tipping point for retailers?

Has augmented reality finally reached a tipping point for retailers?

Retailers could be forgiven for being blasé about augmented reality (AR) technology after a number of false starts, but significant change is afoot.

Centrepoint brings brands together in Dubai

Centrepoint brings brands together in Dubai

Retail brands brought together under one roof for family appeal