Black Friday: Tricks of the Trade
On Black Friday retailers will be aiming for a “frenzied” atmosphere. With a little help from our MD, James Logie, BBC Newsbeat has been finding out how the shops will be trying to force up sales…
Interview: Peter Dickson, CEO, ShakeAway
In the first in a series of interviews with the great and the good of global retail, ThisIsRetail talks to Peter Dickson, CEO of ShakeAway, the world’s largest milkshake bar company.
Baku – The Unexpected City
Azerbaijan’s goal of obtaining developed country status by the mid-2020s looks very much achievable, and this is definitely a market opportunity which retailers and brands ignore at their peril…
eCommerce in India: Opening Pandora’s Box?
If you think India’s Foreign Direst Investment regulations will deter investors, you should think again!
A Postcard from Tehran
A few thoughts and reflections from the 4th Iran Retail Conference.
Tesco is just dipping its toes in the water with India investment
Tesco has become the first global retailer to try to enter India since it allowed foreign investment in multi-brand retail last year. A brave move, you might think, but just how bold a move is it?
25 Years in the saddle… and I’ve got the scars to prove it!
There is an old retail saying that “if you don’t like change, then you are in the wrong business” … and it is indeed quite startling to consider how much Retailing has changed in the last two and a half decades, and yet how something things have hardly changed at all.
All You Wanted to Know About RMC But Were Afraid to Ask
So we’re half way through 2013 and I thought it would be a good opportunity to reflect on what’s been going on at RMC since we got back from the Christmas break. Quite a lot, it turns out.
China Department Store Summit (part three)
If genuine, seamless multi-channel strategies do prevail and succeed in China, what will this mean for landlords and developers? The British experience shows that multi-channel retailing reduces both the size and the number of stores a retailer needs to penetrate the market…
China Department Store Summit (part two)
Though Joseph’s not quite yet back in the UK, and I haven’t been able to scoop out his impressions of the conference (that’ll come in installment three), a promise is a promise. You can now use the following link to download a copy of his presentation: ‘ The UK Retail Revolution & Breakthrough in the Minimal Growth Age‘…. read more…