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How can the personal touch in luxury retail be delivered on a global scale?

London Fashion Week this September (13th to 17th) will be celebrating industry best practice and encouraging fashion decision-makers to create positive change. Sustainability is high on the agenda, and as ever leading brands will showcase their creativity and innovation, inspiring fashion fans around the world. Celebrating global but local in fashion Fashion brands are increasingly […]

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Editorial

PayExpo Preview: Meet the game-changers of the payments industry

PayExpo is the UK’s largest payments conference and exhibition, this year taking place at the Business Design Centre in London on 8th and 9th October.

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Editorial

Cotton Traders tackles digital transformation

Multichannel British retailer, Cotton Traders, has improved its mobile conversion rate and reduced checkout abandonment with a new ecommerce platform. Founded on friendship in 1987, Cotton Traders was set up by two former England rugby captains, Fran Cotton and Steve Smith. The retailer now has over 100 UK retail locations. Digital is becoming increasingly important […]

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Editorial

This Week’s Retail In Numbers

Here’s our round up of the stats that matter in retail this week:   31 – the number of UK Coop stores planning to trial pay-in-aisle capabilities by late August   3 – the number of elements – tech, human and data – needed to create the perfect customer experience, according to Retail Connections’ latest […]

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Editorial

Co-op extends its pay-in-aisle technology trial

Co-op has just extended its mobile payment app trial – launched into 30 Co-op food stores in England, Scotland and Wales this August.

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Consumer trends

Dr Martens stamps its green credentials with vegan boots range

Playing into the rising demand among consumers for more ethically and sustainably sourced goods, Dr Martens’ vegan range now represents 4% of the iconic footwear brand’s total sales.

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Insight

All change: everyone is responsible for fixing retail

Everyone is responsible for fixing retail Fieldworks Sunday Soundbite Crossover. So many people seem to delight in pointing out just how much retail is changing and how all retailers need to catch up fast if they’re going to survive. This all makes terribly interesting reading – online and in the press, but it isn’t really […]

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Chris Field talks to Acxiom about successful customer experience

Chris Field talks to Acxiom about successful customer experience. In Partnership with Acxiom What do retailers need to do to adopt a successful customer experience? Chris Field, editor of Retail Connections, recently spoke alongside Lisa Andreou, sales director at data experts Acxiom, in a series of three vodcasts discussing what retailers need to be doing […]

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Editorial

This Week’s Retail In Numbers

Here’s our round-up of the stats that matter in retail this week!

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