Archive | March, 2015

Viewpoint – Easter puts spring into step of garden centres

  Retail Insider and K3 Retail bring you a monthly column taking a look at some of the most pertinent and interesting topics of the day in the big wide world of retail. Easter is almost upon us and the big action in the retail sector is without doubt happening in the gardening sector. Apparently we […]

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Changing world but consumer demands remain consistent

Retailers might well be adapting at a rapid rate in order to keep up with digital trends but they can at least console themselves with the fact consumers the world over all seem to have the same requirements. The over-arching demand is for convenience. From Australia to China via Russia they all want shopping to […]

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Bargain Booze regains crown as top performing UK drinks site in March

  Bargain Booze reclaims the top spot as the best performing UK drinks website this month while The Wine Society crashes down the ranked table, according to tests conducted on the online stores of the top drinks sellers in March exclusively for Retail Insider by online specialist Sitemorse. The value operator moved up four places […]

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Movers & Shakers Q&A – Matt Stead, multi-channel director, Pets at Home

Matt Stead, multi-channel director, Pets at Home 1. What is the greatest opportunity for your business? Continue to be totally focused on our customers and their needs. 2. What is the biggest challenge to your business? It’s a retail business there are always exciting challenges in every area of the business. In the multi – […]

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Movers & Shakers Q&A – Nadia Shouraboura, founder of Hointer

Guest international Multi-channel/e-commerce Movers & Shakers Q&A:   Nadia Shouraboura, founder, Hointer  1. What is the greatest opportunity for your business? Definitely to unleash the power of in-store shopping by bringing the best of online technologies to physical stores. It’s a great opportunity for Hointer and for my fellow retailers. While with Amazon, for many […]

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Viewpoint – Innovations in ubiquitous click & collect

Retail Insider and K3 Retail bring you a monthly column taking a look at some of the most pertinent and interesting topics of the day in the big wide world of retail. Innovations in ubiquitous click & collect Everybody has to offer a delivery option nowadays it seems. Before the internet hit the retail scene home […]

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Naked Wines bounds up table of best performing drinks retail websites in Feb

Naked Wines storms up the table of the best performing UK drinks websites this month while Fortnum & Mason moves in the opposite direction crashing down the rankings, according to tests conducted on the online stores of the top 25 drinks sellers in February by online specialist Sitemorse. Naked Wines moved up an impressive 20 […]

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Viewpoint – Raise a glass to successful beer retailers

Retail Insider and K3 Retail bring you a monthly column taking a look at some of the most pertinent and interesting topics of the day in the big wide world of retail. Raise a glass to successful beer retailers As painful as it is to see that beer sales in my beloved pub industry have been […]

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Innovative Retailer – Community Shop

The Name: Community Shop backed by parent company Company Shop. The Place: Two locations currently, Barnsley up north and Gypsy Hill in South London. But you have to be a deprived area to get one so be careful what you wish for. The Story: Actually I’m sure it would be very nice to have a […]

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