Retail & Leisure International - Insights
RETAIL INSIGHT - Retail Transformation - A New Dawn
Lockdown 3.0 will undoubtedly leave sections of the retail industry facing some difficult decisions. And whether it results in intuitive transformational programs that reshape physical stores to support omni-channel shopper journeys, or scaling back brick and mortar operations completely, having an experienced end-to-end service solution partner can ensure the transition is smooth, expertly managed and timely. Craig Bennett, CEO of Sigma, explains.
LEISURE INSIGHT - Finding The Perfect Balance
It is safe to say that technology will continue to play a vital role within all industries, and whilst it improves speed, efficiency and reduces human error, it is important to strike the perfect balance between tech-enabled kitchens and a personalised customer experience argues Ben Gardner, CEO of Navitas Safety.
INDUSTRY INSIGHT - Emerging Sector Trends
In what has been a turbulent 12 months for all sectors, there is an emergence of new and upcoming trends in the global shopfitting and design sector, here James Hay, Managing Director of global retail design agency Barrows, discusses a selection of these and what they can offer the industry and the companies within it.
Is the future of retail, social?
The retail landscape is changing. It’s time to reimagine our entertainment and retail formats to be better than ever before. Award-winning Zachary Pulman Design Studio has set the global standard for competitive socialising design for the likes of Swingers Crazy Golf and Topgolf International. They have recently joined forces with Smith & Devil and Entertaining Retail to form the Purists of Play collective – offering a one-stop solution for experiential concepts.
LEISURE INSIGHT - Radical Rethink Required
RETAIL INSIGHT - The Cost of a Queue
Retail & Leisure International - Reports
Revitalising Retail: The New Rules for Success
Permanently shuttered storefronts, depleted high street footfall and an increase in WFH, remind us on a daily basis that the world has shifted to new ways of working - and shopping. With many businesses less concerned about when they'll open again and more concerned with how, there’s never been a more poignant time to change the way that retail space is utilised.
2020 has become a year rocked by COVID-19. Its impact has been widespread and indiscriminate on health, society and upon organisations. With so much change, organisations will be defined on their response to COVID-19 and how they have evolved to operate within these unprecedented times and safeguard themselves forthe future.
The Future of Experiences
What will the future of experiences look and feel like in a few years from now? What are design principles and strategic anchors that those creating experiences must embrace? What are new skills that brands and organisations need to have if they want to use experiential marketing to reach and impact their customers or employees?
The Evolution of The Great British High Street
Commissioned by DownYourHighStreet.com, this report includes a look at how Covid-19 has impacted British high streets and independent retailers and how the global pandemic has been a catalyst for change for many.
Delivering on the promise of next-generation and real-time personalisation
The latest whitepaper by Internet Retailing, in association with Kameleoon, highlights how personalisation is now more integral to the shopping experience than ever and this paper examines the current state of play – the obstacles faced and the potential for next-generation, real-time personalisation.
Retail Review WingArc Australia: 10 steps every retailer must take now
2020 has been a tough year for everyone in retail. As much of Australia begins to emerge from lockdown, what does your recovery strategy look like? In this free special report we look at the retail landscape during and after COVID-19, explore the latest trend data, and address the challenges of adapting to a world of ongoing disruption.
The Market Amid COVID-19
The world has experienced challenging times in the first part of the new decade as the coronavirus has spread across the globe and affected an untold number of businesses across the retail, leisure and real estate sectors.