All articles by Isaac Hanson

Isaac Hanson

Frictionless commerce will remain minor part of retail despite new tech

Cashier-free stores are unlikely to break 1% of the global in-store retail market due to low demand, a new report suggests.

2023 in data: trends that have shaped the retail sector this year

As 2023 draws to a close, Retail Insight Network examines this year’s top trends and the data underpinning them.

US cannot return China’s e-commerce market penetration

China is the world’s largest e-commerce market, with revenue of $2trn in 2022 and a transactions value share of 34%.

Corporate sustainability needs ESG standards and tools

Global industry leaders are embracing ESG issues but diverging reporting standards pose a challenge to corporate sustainability.

Filings Signal: ESG is a key component of retailers’ business strategy 

Retailers’ annual reports are out, and ESG is a major focus