Archive | August, 2012

Guest Slot – Analysis Insider – Sarah Wilson

  It’s not too big a secret that for many retailers their best performing stores are based in travel locations – namely airports and train stations. It is no wonder therefore that spaces like the high-gothic St Pancras station and the glass palace that is Heathrow’s Terminal 5 are locations that retailers are taking more […]

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Is the fixed till on borrowed time?

Exactly how much longer have fixed till systems got as part of the retail landscape? The till of the future? The rise of the tablet device with payment functionality is beginning to some put pressure on the presence of the fixed Point-of-Sale (PoS). Consider the roll-out of iPads by the likes of Aurora Fashions. In […]

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Innovative Retailers – made.com

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and PCMS The Name: made.com The Place:Headquartered in London, but basically an online business The Story: Founder of made.com Mr Ning Li was just about to buy a very designer sofa from a brand that shall remain nameless and pay lots and lots of money – £3,500 in fact. He […]

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Bathstore’s future in Endless’ hands

The high street is not a pretty place right now, with retailers continuing to take a bath, including some long established names that will be sorely missed within their local areas by people who remember them in happier, much more buoyant times. Please go in 130-year-old furniture retailer Clement Joscelyne (which also owns two Ligne […]

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Movers & Shakers Q&A with Jo Molineux of Republic

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and K3 Retail Jo Molineux, head of multi-channel at Republic 1. What is the greatest opportunity for your business? Republic is a brand about fashion and music and therefore strategically we aim to be the most relevant and interesting youth brand to 15-25 year olds. The biggest opportunity is to understand […]

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Innovative Retailers – Notonthehighstreet.com

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and PCMS The Name: Notonthehighstreet.com (NOTHS) The Place: Headquartered in Richmond The Story: Venture capital firms line up to throw money at this business because buying hand made artisan crafts and gifts is so now. And that is exactly what Notonthehighstreet.com does. The stuff is unique, British,  often ethically produced, […]

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