Co-op group chief executive Euan Sutherland has offered his letter of resignation in a “back-me-or-sack-me move” following opposition to his reforms for the mutually owned chain of supermarkets, banks and funeral homes.
With Christmas less than five weeks away, and online revenues alone expected to exceed £10 billion this December, retailers must ensure their supply chains are in tiptop condition to keep orders flowing and consumers content.
It is right that retailers speak out about the state of the newstrade distribution system and get it into the headlines, but the industry needs to work together, and that means wholesalers should get tough on publishers and make them rethink the...
Earlier this year we announced that we were committing to play our part in tackling three big issues which affect us all and where we can make a real difference: youth unemployment, healthy choices and food waste.
A UK charity is hoping to attract young entrepreneurs to set up their own retail business. The Carnegie UK Trust is aiming to attract thousands of 16-30 year-olds to open their own shops and help Britain’s flagging high-streets and city districts.
Meeting fellow retailers and visiting their stores is the best way to come up with new ideas and also helps you to look at what you do in your own store with a fresh pair of eyes. Be sure you take advantage of opportunities.
One of the most valuable benefits of Electronic Point of Sale (EPoS) software used by any retail business is a reduction in employee and customer theft. Used properly, good EPoS software can significantly cut the cost of theft.