Retail Critical Issues

Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy, legislation, technology, best practice and some of the most challenging business topics in the world of retail information technology. The articles in this section have been contributed by leading vendors, industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations and consultancies.

 

This collection of articles cover a variety of topics relating to IT equipment, hardware & software being used in a wide variety of retail and retail supply chain environments across Europe. They look at market trends, improvements in technology and some thought provoking comment on all aspects of optimising and improving efficiencies in store and across retail supply chains.

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When it comes to price cuts, retail just reached rock bottom

When it comes to price cuts, retail just reached rock bottom

Nearly six in ten retail marketers say they can't discount any deeper according to a new study by retail knowledge transfer firm Mohive.

Mitchells & Butlers gets hungry for customer feedback

Mitchells & Butlers gets hungry for customer feedback

Mitchells & Butlers, a UK operator of managed pubs and restaurants, has expanded its customer insight programme with Empathica.

Curbing Internal Theft - Best Practices in Loss Prevention

Download this white paper and discover why addressing internal shrinkage is such a huge priority in the current economic climate.

Become more efficient

The recession may be tough, but there has never been a better time to ditch outdated practices and implement modern approaches to management, according to Phil Brown, Managing Director of Youmanage.

Adding value is key to e-tail success

Adding value is key to e-tail success

How much longer can businesses survive in the retail space without dipping a toe in the e-tail pool?

Cloud Confusion Amongst IT Professionals

The findings of a survey has revealed that 41% of senior IT professionals admit that they dont know what cloud computing is.

Runners Point joins other major retail successes for StepStone

Runners Point joins other major retail successes for StepStone

Runners Point, a leading sports and leisure footwear retailer in Germany, has implemented StepStones e-recruitment solution to support recruitment in the 100 stores it operates across the country.

Torex consolidates retail management team with two new appointments

Fleur McNair and Paul Hulley have joined Torex this month to help drive the companys success at providing best-of-breed products to new and existing customers.

Tech savvy teens become brand fans with earning power

Tech savvy teens become brand fans with earning power

Teenagers are being invited to use their grasp of the internet and open-minded attitude to promote the brands they buy and get paid in the process.

No real recovery until 2010, but economy now more stable

No real recovery until 2010, but economy now more stable

The UK economy is stabilising, with the worst of the quarterly falls in GDP behind us, but it will take until the beginning of next year before we see a return to growth, according to the CBI.