Archive | January, 2013

Aldi edges out Spar (UK) as top UK drinks retail website

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and Cookie Reports The cat and mouse battle between Aldi and Spar (UK) continued at the head of the table of the UK’s Top 25 leading drinks retailing websites, with the German supermarket taking the prime spot this month with a particularly impressive score. The business moved up two places […]

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Call centres – from dog-end to top-dog

Last year while attending an e-commerce exhibition in London, Retalinsider.com mistakenly ventured into the wrong hall and into the midst of a call centre expo. Call centres: take your pick. Not wishing to stay too long in the dog end of the retail industry a hasty retreat ensued. The poor reputation of call centres has […]

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Retail Species – The Personal Shopper

The Person: Andrea Talha The Company: Style Liberation The Job Title:  Personal Shopper (and founder of Style Liberation) The Story: Fashion is in the family and Andi Talha has been doing this ever since she can remember. Family members got her to buy their clothes when she was a teen. Boyfriends were always comprehensively styled. […]

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Movers & Shakers Q&A with David Hathiramani

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and K3 Retail David Hathiramani, co-founder of A Suit That Fits 1. What is the greatest opportunity for your business? The opportunity we see for the business is the same as the one we saw when we started – to revolutionise the bespoke tailoring industry and bring it onto the […]

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Innovative Retailer – Look Mum No Hands!

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and PCMS  The Name: Look Mum No Hands! The Place: Old Street, London EC1 The Story: Back at junior school Matt Harper and Lewin Chalkley… Matt Harper No, seriously. You can’t start a business story at junior school. I was only going to say that two of the three founders […]

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Guest slot from Ajaz Ahmed – a letter to Argos

Ajaz Ahmed founded the industry-changing Freeserve and is currently running Legal365. He also likes to tell it like it is as you will see over a short series of columns:   A little while back a business story appeared on BBC Breakfast about Argos announcing that its profits had collapsed and that they had hired […]

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Movers & Shakers Q&A with Martin Newman

Brought to you by Retailinsider.com and K3 Retail Martin Newman, CEO, Practicology 1. What is the greatest opportunity for your business? Everything comes down to data and the insight that can be derived from it. We all want to make fact-based decisions. So we’re making quite a big play on that moving forward and we’re […]

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