Category: Industry Comment

The five retail trends that didn’t come to pass in 2018 – and predictions for 2019

Brightpearl chief executive Derek O’Carroll provides his predictions for the retail sector in the coming year 2018 has been a

UK companies ‘missing out’ on local SEO

For businesses that have a physical local presence, having a website that is well optimised for users searching within

Online retail sees lowest November growth in seven years

UK online retail sales suffered its worst November growth since 2011 last month, coming in at just +8.1% year-on-year

Retail trends for 2019 set to include AI, mobilisation and growing collaboration

Fujitsu UK retail and hospitality chief technology officer David Nicholls shares his top six technology trends for the retail

Omnichannel approach key to surviving declining footfall

Following the latest footfall figures released by the British Retail Consortium and Springboard, industry commenters have been discussing the

Bridging the gap between online and in-store can help fight footfall decline

With the British Retail Consortium and Springboard revealing that footfall fell by 3.2% year-on-year in November, one industry commentator

Danby cites opportunities for retailers in SS19

Spring and summer 2019 is set to bring continued growth for brands targeting outside, ancillary and multi-generational space in

Black Friday website crashes ease the pressure for Cyber Monday

With significant web traffic always associated with the Black Friday retail event, it was unsurprising to see several retail

Retailers urged to think long term during frenetic Black Friday

While the consumer engagement with the Black Friday retail period can be useful for shifting volume, it is also

Black Friday: discounting dangers and early movers

A multitude of stores are planning on cashing in on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday hype by launching

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