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Consumers say put stores' appearance and atmosphere first

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

Research reveals that while product and price are most important in retail, ambience and environment are also key.

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Consumers confused over food labelling

20 March 2014 | By Lucy Tesseras

Just over half of people don’t understand food labelling, according to CIM research. They want brand owners and retailers rather than government to do more to explain what is in products.

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How women aged over 50 shop for fashion

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 | By Morag Cuddeford-Jones

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A segmentation of technology shoppers

Wed, 5 Feb 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

New research divides technology shoppers between the trendspotters, the bargain-hunters and the brand-obsessed.

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Retailers are gearing up for Easter, but few are running marketing campaigns that stand out

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

The usual round of cute chicks, chocolate eggs and DIY ads abound, but Easter is a holiday that could be so much more.

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Profile: Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

John Lewis Partnership’s chairman talks about the 5% of customers that make up 50% of profits, the 150th anniversary of John Lewis and the future of the partnership.

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Brands increasing investment in marketing capability as finances improve

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Marketing Week Reporters

Green shoots of economic recovery are giving companies the confidence to invest in personal development and staff retention. 

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Debenhams overhauls promotions strategy as discounting cuts margins

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Russell Parsons

Fewer promotion days and ‘clearly defined’ sale periods promised. 

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McDonald’s plots pan-European mobile coupon app launch Video

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

McDonald’s has been testing an app that serves up mobile-only offers.

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'Strong' House of Fraser brand sold to Chinese investors

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 | By Russell Parsons

YouGov Brand Index data confirms the 165-year-old retailer’s brand is performing solidly.   

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Tesco readies takeaway chain to compete with Pret and Eat

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Analyst claims supermarket is planning up to 80 food-to-go outlets in London.

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Claudia Winkelman to host Engage Awards 2014

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 | By Branwell Johnson

TV presenter Claudia Winkelman on board for Engage Awards.

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H&M launches first campaign to promote sustainability initiatives

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Print ads promote fashion retailer’s clothes recycling scheme.

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