All articles by Joe Baker

Joe Baker

The impact of counterfeit goods: how can retailers fight back?

The proliferation of online shopping has led to a sea of counterfeit items being sold online. What can online retailers and retail platforms do to help stem the tide?

Retail Week Live: How can social media boost consumer appeal?

Fresh from her conversation with CEO John Roberts at London’s Retail Week Live event, Facebook’s head of Europe Nicola Mendelsohn explains how retailers can use social media campaigns to gain traction with consumers.

The era of ‘legal shoplifting’: could cashierless stores be the future of retail?

Last month, Amazon reportedly secured retail space in London for its first cashierless Amazon Go shop outside the US. With the e-commerce giant forging its own path in the brick-and-mortar space, will other high street retailers follow suit?

How can point-of-sale data drive retailer revenues?

As brick-and-mortar retailers face increasing pressure, advances in cloud technology have made the in-store point-of-sale (POS) a data mine that could help boost revenues. David Buckingham, CEO of POS marketing specialist Ecrebo, explains how retailers can take the reins when it comes to till-based data capture.

What impact will location-based services have on retailers?

Location-based services are increasingly becoming part and parcel of the physical retail experience. What impact has LBS had on retailers, and could they see increased adoption in the future?

How are high street retailers changing the perception of CBD products?

The cannabidiol (CBD) trend is skyrocketing as regulations ease and brands seek to appropriate the healing potential of the cannabis-derived substance. In this Q+A Johan Obel, co-founder of leading online CBD retailer TheDrug.Store, explains the challenges and benefits of taking CBD to the high street.

Pets at Home reports major rise in third quarter revenues as Brexit looms

Pets at Home revealed its group like-for-like revenues had grown by 5.1% in its third quarter, marking a boost in demand for its pet products and services.