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Jump in online sales boosts Zara owner’s profits

Surging online sales have boosted Zara parent’s Inditex’s net profit in the past fiscal year by 7 per cent.

Retail gets personal

Despite the stellar rise of online shopping, it accounts for just 7.3 per cent of total global retail spending.

Retail gets personal

In this year of the 400th anniversary of the passing of William Shakespeare, we’ll borrow some inspiration from the great bard and say: The store is dead – long live the store. For, despite the stellar rise of online shopping, it accounts for just 7.3 per cent of total global retail spending according to eMarketer. The store’s “renaissance,” if it were needed, reflects the fact that shopping remains popular. It also comes on the back of investment from retailers keen to make the most…

Featured Asian store: Septwolves, Xiamen

The new Chinese menswear brand Septwolves flagship in Xiamen offers a “stereoscopic fashion experience”.

Septwolves flagship merges art, fashion

The new Chinese menswear brand Septwolves flagship in Xiamen offers a “stereoscopic fashion experience”.

RFID system boosts efficiency for Decks Singapore

Fashion retailer and apparel supplier Decks Singapore has implemented an RFID inventory and stock-taking system that saves times while ensuring greater accuracy.

RFID system boosts efficiency for Decks Singapore

Fashion retailer and apparel supplier Decks Singapore has implemented an RFID inventory and stock-taking system that saves times while ensuring greater accuracy.

What’s next: Retail 5 years in the future

“My brain hurt like a warehouse, it had no room to spare, I had to cram so many things, to store everything in there.” The lyrics in David Bowie’s song, Five Years, capture what life is like for many consumers in the fading light of the year 2013. This is the age of overload and overindulgence. We don’t watch TV any more, we binge view. We no longer communicate; we drown in email and social media inputs. We don’t make simple purchase decisions; instead we battle choice paralysis …

Brazilian stores’ RFID chain

A Brazilian retailer uses RFID tags to track merchandise from manufacturer right through to customer.

Checkout-free supermarket unveiled

No queues, no fuss – but a shop without cashiers offers much more behind the scenes…