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Consumers value stores' appearance and atmosphere

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.


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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Supermarkets’ new price war risks damaging relations with food brands and consumers

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Premier Foods’ slump shows brands are getting caught in the crossfire.

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Online shoppers can take a virtual tour around Start London's store

The fabric of retail is changing

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By Lucy Tesseras

A one-size fits all approach to online retail is no longer good enough. Consumers want a personal touch and will be more inclined to spend with retailers that can provide a relevant and tailored experience.

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Tesco offers grocery click and collect for free

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Change is part of plans to reduce online shopping charges and cut the price of food products including bacon and baked beans.

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John Lewis details 150th anniversary campaign

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 | By Russell Parsons

Activity will include partnerships with Cath Kidson, Ted Baker and Hoover as well as experiential and television activity.


The best, worst and oddest Easter campaigns Video

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

B&Q, Cadbury and Tesco feature in our round-up of the best, worst and oddest Easter marketing campaigns.

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Co-op claims its brand is ‘resilient’ despite series of crises

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Co-op says ‘staggering’ number of replies to ‘Have Your Say’ survey justifies its existence.


Burberry hails ‘innovative’ marketing for 13% sales jump

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

Marketing investments since the turn of the year helped the fashion house continue festive sales momentum.


Tesco to increase price investment to turnaround declining sales

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Supermarket looking to get closer to Aldi and Lidl on pricing to help reverse second profit fall.


Benetton focuses brand marketing on 'Italian essence' as it unveils new store concept Video

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Flagship store in Milan aims to tie together in-store, online and external communications for first time as it seeks to revitalise sales.

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