Retailers face “nerve-wracking run-up to Christmas”

Online sales were at an “all time high” during November despite total sales throughout the month falling flat in a “nerve-wracking run-up to Christmas” for retailers. According to the latest BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor, online sales accounted for 33.8 per cent of the total in the four weeks to November 24, up from 32.6 a … More Retailers face “nerve-wracking run-up to Christmas”

LAUNCH Circular Innovation Challenge finalists battle for support

After a rigorous selection process carried out by 35 international experts and decision makers from research, business and government, on December 5 and 6 LAUNCH will present the finalists of this year’s LAUNCH Circular Innovation Challenge in front of a large audience. Sympatex, a pioneer in sustainable functional textiles and a LAUNCH partner, is lending … More LAUNCH Circular Innovation Challenge finalists battle for support

Free Webinar by IDTechEx on RFID (December 18, 2018)

The free Webinar on RFID 2018 Update: Market Size and Outlook is scheduled for December 18, 2018 and organised by IDTechEx. The presenter is Raghu Das, CEO, IDTechEx. This webinar provide an update of the current status of the RFID market, based on considerable market research and assessment conducted by IDTechEx. Contents include: 2018 tag … More Free Webinar by IDTechEx on RFID (December 18, 2018)

Mike Ashley: “Mainstream high streets are already dead”

Mike Ashley has called on MPs to impose a new tax on any retailers who make more than a fifth of their income online, warning that the “internet is killing the high street.” The Sports Direct owner appeared in front of the Housing and Local Government Select Committee yesterday after demanding a full hour with … More Mike Ashley: “Mainstream high streets are already dead”