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Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

The retail store of the future is being moulded by the tech savvy demands of Generation Z – with the cashierless store set to lead the revolution.

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Consumer trends

Bringing smart products to life with events and demos

For retailers, smart technology offers an opportunity to bring an entirely new experience to a generation of consumers that clearly wants more from the high street.

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Editorial

Health & Beauty Retail: Power of the personal touch

ShopperTrak’s latest report takes a look at this fascinating and fast-growing sector, revealing how store traffic data insights can boost performance.

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Editorial

NRF 2019: Cool new tech to solve retail’s oldest problems

At NRF 2019, it’s clear talking to retailers and vendors, that the need to fix the basics has become critical. There is clearly not much room left on the high street for lazy retailing.

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Sorted: Coming Together – The blueprint for collaborative commerce

A lot of investment has gone into driving website traffic, creating a seamless online journey to purchase and implementing a secure checkout. But, all too often, this investment is let down by the final part of  the experience: delivery. This market report examines the solutions.

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Editorial

Retail trends 2019: days of future past

This is the first of at least three 2019 retail trends articles, not least because I will be reporting from NRF January 13-15. Having reviewed what everyone has already said about 2019, going all the way back to 2015, it is clear that there is a lot of repetition, although interestingly Safari served up much […]

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Editorial

Winter Sales: When will store traffic peak across Europe?

Traffic counting and analytics tech provider ShopperTrak has examined key European markets to spot past Winter Sales trends, and to pinpoint the likely peaks in the coming weeks, country-by-country.

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Insight

Comment: Will Amazon Go mark the end of manned checkouts?

Commentary on Amazon Go and checkout-less technology from Miya Knights, Eagle Eye Head of Industry Insight and Retail Technology publisher.

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Editorial

Tesco knows that discounting is not just about price

Having launched its Shop Smart shopping app, it’s clear that Jack’s is making an effort to not simply be another Aldi or Lidl.

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