retail

Essential industry events for retail leaders to attend in 2024

The sheer breadth of the retail sector in all its forms can feel overwhelming at times. Attending industry events to…

The Home Depot agrees to acquire International Designs Group

In a strategic move to enhance its capabilities in serving professional customers, home improvement retailer The Home Depot has finalised…

US teens inspired by social media influencers to start businesses

New research by Junior Achievement USA and EY shows that teens are inspired to start their own businesses by social…

Rite Aid offers ‘After Work’ walk-in health clinic

US-based retail drugstore chain Rite Aid is set to initiate its ‘After Work Wednesday Walk-In Clinic’ offering. On 1 November,…

Transforming menopause retail: Next, Boots, QVC scoop GenM Awards

Research shows that 87% of menopausal women feel overlooked by retail brands while 90% wish brands would do more to…

Chef&Sommelier on retailing glass drinkware

UK consumers are known for their love of alcoholic drinks, providing a lucrative market for glassware brands to supply the…

New Look to introduce in-store returns kiosks

Apparel retailer New Look has partnered with retail solutions provider ZigZag Global on drop-off kiosks for in-store returns in selected…

Wilko enters administration, ‘outflanked’ by competitors

Wilko, the high-street homeware retailer, has collapsed into administration, putting 12,000 jobs at risk. On August 3rd, the retailer filed…

How is AI used in retail in 2023?

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to retain its position as the technology perceived to be the most disruptive since Q3 2021.…

Hanesbrands urged to reduce costs, debt with board’s ability called into question

Investment firm Barington Capital Group L.P., which is a shareholder of retailer Hanesbrands, has sent a letter to the company’s…