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High street

Retail sales growth has picked up pace

02/12/2016

Retail sales volumes grew at fastest pace for over a year in the 12 months to November, according to latest CBI quarterly Distributive Trades Survey

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Digital modernisation drives shift in retail offerings

01/12/2016

Research from PWC has shown that strategies such as “Click & Collect,” enhanced web, mobile shopping and social media engagement can improve a customer experience and ensure brand loyalty

Online retail

UK Millennials lack trust in online retail, despite e-commerce on the rise

29/11/2016

UK Millennials have growing security concerns around sharing personal information with retailers, but their need for a convenient shopping experience still outweighs these worries, according to new research released by LexisNexis® Risk Solutions.

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UK’s online-only clothing and footwear market set to grow

25/11/2016

The UK online clothing and footwear pureplay market will grow by £2.5bn in the next five years, reaching a 9.8% share of the total clothing and footwear market

Mobile shopping

New reports demonstrate importance of omnichannel

24/11/2016

Global market research company Euromonitor International, has released new data, which shows how the rise of omnichannel and demand for convenience are boosting innovation within the retail landscape

High street

Stay in the know: high street stores warned of ‘Serial Returners’

23/11/2016

As Black Friday approaches and retailers gear up to welcome an influx of shoppers - both to their high street stores and their websites - Barclaycard is warning merchants to prepare for an increase in customer returns from shoppers who deliberately over-purchase


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