Opinion: The ‘connected’ associate

In recent years many conversations within the retail sector have focused on the relationship between online and offline trade. A superficial observation of online...

More evidence that consumers expect technology to change the look of retail

The sight of shoppers gyrating in front of a mirror to see how they look in a coat or dress may be with us...

Augmented reality – what’s the ROI?

Richard Corps, managing director and co-founder of Ads Reality, explores augmented reality and its return on investment. Augmented Reality (AR) is the future of marketing...

The rise of artificial intelligence in retail

There have been a number of buzzwords and defining technology trends in retail over the last decade, from Big Data to omni-channel and the...

New Retail Industry Podcast Launches

The first episode of The Retail Exchange, a new retail podcast series that throws a spotlight on key issues affecting instore performance, with insight...

Millennials and the retail make-over

They have been using technology since their teens and have been privy to (and sometimes responsible for) the very latest digital advances in our...

Use IT to draw customers into your store

When we think of online solutions we think of how they circumnavigate, even undermine the physical high street shopping experience, but there are now...

Retailers can drive their business forward using technology

The world is going digital and if retailers want to stay in business, they need to integrate the best of digital technology into their...

Episode 2: Creating Top Shops

Experience, engagement, emotion, and economics. In our second episode, we conclude the discussion on Stores of the Future 2.0 by attempting to decode what...

Retail Innovation: Past, Present… and Future

Hammerson, the UK’s leading retail property specialist, reveals findings of its latest retail and consumer research report in partnership with retail experts Global Data,...

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