Opinions

Natalie Berg
1365 views

10 Retail Trends of Tomorrow

Research by Planet Retail has led to a prediction that retailing will become more personalised, collaborative and socially-influenced...

Kevin Scott
1348 views

A deposit and return scheme could cost you your business

As you’ll see from this month’s cover, there’s something of a stramash in the works over the sugar...

Morten Nilsson
1186 views

Are you ready for auto-enrolment?

Auto-enrolment pension schemes may be great for the future health of the country’s economy, but it’s easy to...

Mathew Norbury
1153 views

The value of getting online

While much of the retail industry is being swept up in the growth of ecommerce, it is not...

Mark Golder
1308 views

Developing staff skills must become a priority

A new survey by IGD has revealed how both suppliers and retailers have to invest in improving the...

Sophie Daranyi
1278 views

Why Millennials could change your business

New research, carried out by creative agency Haygarth in partnership with brand insight specialists Flamingo, has uncovered that...

Heiner Evanschitzky
1049 views

Is the ‘shop-in-a-shop’ the solution for retailers?

More retailers are looking at new ways to expand their business, with any form of diversification considered –...

David Martin of the Scottish Retail Consortium
1173 views

Business rates ‘not fit for purpose’

As the Westminster Government announces plans to review business rates in England, the Scottish Retail Consortium has urged...

Mo Razzaq
1302 views

Why the display ban is only the start

Independent retailers must make a final choice this month on how are they going to move forward in...

Stephen McGowan
1190 views

Get set for another year of licensing reform

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the off-trade section, new legislation this year...