Tesco knows that discounting is not just about price

Tesco’s new discount chain, Jack’s, is making it easy for its customers to shop by offering them a self-scan app called Shop Smart, on their own phones. Customers have to be registered for both scanning and payment, so they can simply pay by tapping their phone on a self-service checkout terminal. The technology is not …

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Fashion’s Narnia: The £32k of unworn clothing lost in Britain’s wardrobes

Brits are hoarding tens of thousands of pounds worth of clothes that they’ve never worn in their wardrobes, as revealed by the latest data from True Fit. Research from over 2,000 consumers polled as part of True Fit’s Fashion Derailed report showed that over a lifetime Brits will amass £32,951 worth of unworn clothing in …

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Diebold Nixdorf maps out route for self-service in fashion retail

Self-service in fashion retail was the focus of an event in London between 6-7 November, hosted by Diebold Nixdorf in association with an array of key industry partners.

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Fashion retail genomics: True Fit aims to put science behind brands’ personalisation strategies

True Fit launches two new solutions aimed at giving the fashion retail industry the data required to power their often fragmented personalisation strategies.

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ReBOUND event drums up serious debate around returns

Graham Best, CEO of ReBOUND Returns is championing the issue of returns. He feels the internationalisation of reverse logistics, data-driven costing structures, and the customer proposition around returns are all worthy of more serious attention in retail board rooms and across the industry generally. Doing so will drive more professionalism and profitability, he says. On …

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Five questions to ask your prospective workforce management partner

Retail Connections attended Reflexis’ recent EMEA Customer Forum, and has put together five questions retailers should be asking their prospective workforce management partner.

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Supporting the luxury fashion industry of the future

Following the recent fashion week fanfare in New York, London, Milan and Paris, the verdict is in, the industry is in good shape.

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What is a retailer? Part 3

Why plenty of businesses must be feeling like Sisyphus, as retailer margins erode.

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In a tough retail market, no one is immune

What Zalando’s recent results say about the state of retail.

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Rising to the challenge of international returns

Returns management is a headache for most supply chain directors, but don’t let it become migraine territory, says ReBOUND.

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