Opinions

Kevin Scott
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Why haven’t more stores gone contactless?

It’s not often local retailers can be deemed to have missed a trick, but I find it interesting...

Apple Pay
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Smaller retailers will pay the price for not embracing new payment technology

New payment technology like Apple Pay is changing the face of convenience stores and David Jinks from technology-led...

Kevin Scott
1282 views

A.G. Barr plans mark the end of an era for c-stores

Any retailers who attended this year’s SLR Rewards will no doubt have been laughing as giddily as I...

Natalie Berg
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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
1390 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
1220 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
1183 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
1342 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
1316 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
1084 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 –...