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Brexit: Stockpiling Advice

Brexit: Stockpiling Advice

As uncertainty over Brexit continues, UK retailers are becoming increasingly concerned about what the effects of a "no deal" exit from the European Union would be.
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Cashback Apps

The concept of giving cash back to customers when they make a purchase is nothing new. The idea was first launched as long ago as 1844, when the Co-op introduced its dividend scheme. This rewarded customers with a share of...

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Facial Expression Analytics

The latest technology trend enabling retailers to provide a better customer experience is facial expression analytics. It may sound futuristic, but can software really tell us how customers are feeling and whether they need assistance? The answer is "yes", thanks...

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Shopping Delivery Robots

It may sound like something out of a futuristic science fiction film, but did you know robots are now being employed to deliver shopping? The new generation of shopping delivery robots has been launched as a pilot scheme in Milton...

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High Street Events: Online Shopping Repent

While many high streets across the UK have taken a massive hit with the growth of online retailers, one group of independent businesspeople in York has bucked the trend with their innovative marketing plan. Retailers on Bishopthorpe Road knew they...

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“Shop Till You Drop” with Banksy

The legendary street artist, Banksy, has been called "the world's most famous vandal" - with his graffiti artwork selling for up to $1.87 million at auction! Yet he has never revealed his true identity, despite being the biggest icon of...

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Is there a Future for Amazon Shops?

Amazon has grown into the world’s largest online retailer since being founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994. Business is booming, with the American entrepreneur currently being named as the world's richest man, boasting an estimated net worth of $142 billion....

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Kim Cattrall: Mannequin

The film, Mannequin, is the fantasy tale of a young woman from ancient Egypt, who is mysteriously reincarnated as a shop window dummy when she prays to the gods to save her from an arranged marriage. It stars Kim Cattrall,...

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Liza Minnelli: Money Makes the World Go Round

American actress and singer Liza Minnelli is perhaps most famous for her role as singer Sally Bowles in the decadent musical, Cabaret. The Los Angeles-born star was 26 when she played the iconic role of a young American cabaret singer...

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