Archive | December, 2011

Guest Slot – Recruitment Insider-Nigel Sapsed

According to an article in a recent issue of the Financial Times’ ‘How to Spend it’ magazine staircases are on the up. They have certainly come to my attention of late beginning with the magical structure within the Renaissance Hotel at London’s St Pancras train Station. Not a staircase to customer service heaven. Its sweeping […]

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Asos revisits store openings

Fashion retailer Asos is working with consultants Javelin Group to asses the potential of opening stores on the high street. Let’s change that to: ‘Multi-channel Fashion Store’ The online-only business has for years been considering opening up stores to compliment its online business. There were also rumours that it would enter a partnership with a […]

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What to do with a problem like the high street

As Mary Portas seeks to address the ills of the UK high street, a visit by Retailinsider.com to the opening of the new-look Musicroom store on London’s Denmark Street highlighted just what shopping streets can be. Things have always looked up on Denmark Street This new outlet sells all things musical. Along with pretty much every other shop […]

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Beer Writing Award

Although this website is predominantly retail-focused, regular readers and subscribers will have no doubt noticed that the odd piece about beer and pubs manages to squeeze its way onto the site. Every effort is made to ensure this pub-related content is as relevant to the readership as the pure retail pieces and various columns that appear […]

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Innovative Retailers – Perfume doesn’t always smell of roses

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and PCMS The Name: I Hate Perfume The Place: Brooklyn, New York The Story: American Anglophile Christopher Brosius is a perfumer despite the name of his establishment whose mission “has long been to capture and bottle every possible pleasant smell”. His products are stocked in select locations all over the […]

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Movers & Shakers Q&A with Alison Lancaster of White Stuff

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and K3 Retail Alison Lancaster, Cross Channel Director, White Stuff Limited 1. What is the greatest opportunity for your business? CRM, and the continuing journey towards being a truly integrated cross channel retailer.  White Stuff now has the technology to create a single view of our customers across all channels, […]

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