The Name: Geek Retreat The Place: Dotted around the UK so far with over 20 stores but another 14 listed as coming soon and with big further expansion plans… The Story: There aren’t really many sectors that seem to be doing too well on the high street at the moment. There are those places that…

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The Retail Insider 2021 Transforming Retail Awards is now open for entries. Each week we will be profiling one of the categories available to see which kind of companies have entered and won over the past four years and to see if we can spot any themes emerging. This week we tackle the Best Connected…

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Retail has changed so dramatically over recent years and Covid-19 has brought forward so many of the trends that were beginning to take root. It’s not just about digital and the move of more sales online. The changes are so much broader that it’s tough to even define what retail is any more. It’s fair…

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Wandering around central London over these past few weeks has reminded me a little of the run-up to the Olympics in 2012 when the capital underwent a major spruce up as investments were made in roadways and other core infrastructure in order to impress the world’s TV viewers and the influx of overseas visitors. During…

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Welcome to this column within our broader sustainability section which focuses on what fashion retailing is doing to address the issues in its industry. This month’s column asks whether environmental standards in fashion can be used as levers in executive pay packages to effect change from above. Brought to you by Retail Insider with Clipper and Give Back…

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