economy

Poor start to 2024 for German retailers facing supply chain issues

Economic policy organisation the ifo Institute has surveyed German retailers on their worsening business performance. According to the analysis, the…

Labour market and interest rates key to US retail performance in 2024

As the US National Retail Federation (NRF) proclaims there is “no sign of a recession” in its monthly economic review,…

Retail resilience in the modern age

As 2024 looms ever closer, the seismic changes in the retail industry in recent years are rearing their heads, but…

Rishi Sunak addresses existential AI threats ahead of UK safety summit

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed to tackle fears surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) ahead of the world’s first AI…

Retail investors are shifting strategies and prioritising AI

New research from the investing platform Public has surveyed more than 2,000 retail investors and reviewed investing flows on its…

Orchestrating the next stage of retail and e-commerce

In the space of a decade, e-commerce has gone from 7.4% of all sales in 2015 to 20.8% today and…

Retail and film industry drive UK economy in April

Data released on Wednesday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that Britain's economy experienced a slight increase in…