We’ll cut to the chase on this one: it’s our new Rounding Up Retail column, where we pick out some iconic happenings of the last fortnight. This week, it’s EE, Barclaycard, Amazon, Walmart, American Apparel and Abercrombie and Fitch.
With the modern era becoming ever-more saturated by, and dependent upon, tech, together with Christmas being but a day away, we look at how the world of children’s toys has changed.
Comic Richard Ayoade – with the help of Jonathan Ross and Stephen Merchant – debuted the Gadget Man Christmas special on Channel 4 this week, offering a glimpse into the world of technologically wizardry. Out of an impressive round-up of more than 60 products, we pick our favourite few that we reckon will bring a bit of Christmas cheer.
It’s been a while since our last Buzzwords Column, but in our latest, we look at the world of ‘dark social’ – and how marketers can tap into this unknown part of the web.
Photo credit: Benjamin Nagel on Flickr. Many retailers and marketers aren’t aware of just how large – and successful – the gaming industry is. Although overtaken by the US, who occupy first place, the UK has the world’s fifth-largest market for gaming, and it helped create open-world, action-adventure hit Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV), which…
After Black Friday came Cyber Monday. After Cyber Monday came Manic Monday. And after 3 of the biggest days in online spending came this analysis on the Retail Radar.
We may only just be getting used to 2012’s new mobile network, 4G, but plans are already underway to develop 5G – the fifth generation of mobile communication – which is set to debut in the early 2020s. As ever, we’re processing what this means for the world of retail.
While we haven’t yet reached a Terminator level of dependence on tech, it’s clear that we’re becoming ever-more reliant on any gadget or gizmo that can help make our lives faster, easier and better – wearable tech.