Employers cannot be deemed responsible or regarded as running sustainable organisations if they do not look after their employees in ways that go beyond simply implementing health and safety guidelines.
Toy retailer The Entertainer is holding a quiet hour each day in its UK stores this half term as it looks to create a more calming environment for children with autism.
Before commitments are made to technology solutions, it is imperative retailers fully understand the changing needs of their customers and then seek to use IT to address points of friction and improve shopper journeys across channels.
Chinese retail giant JD.com has announced plans to sell £2 billion of UK goods to Chinese consumers in the next two to three years.
New figures from the British Retail Consortium’s Retail Employment Monitor have revealed that the total number of hours worked in retail in the UK was down 3.9% in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Like-for-like retail sales rose by 10.1% year-on-year at St Pancras International station in the 10 weeks to 31 December. The increase included strong growth across all categories.
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