John Lewis, M&S, Debenhams, Argos, Mothercare and more: multichannel update

We’ve delved into the latest crop of trading figures in search of ecommerce and multichannel trends, strategic insights and innovations in the way retailers are selling – and customers are buying – across sales channels. Here we’re focusing on the latest updates from department stores, homewares, nursery retailers and general merchandisers. The (more…)

Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose: directions in multichannel grocery retail

We’ve delved into the latest crop of trading figures from grocers in search of strategic insights, trends and innovations in the way retailers are selling – and customers are buying – across sales channels. Multichannel services and convenience Sainsbury’s , a Leading retailer in IRUK Top500 research, says, in a third-quarter trading (more…)

IREU Top500 INTERVIEW Tomáš Havryluk and Jiri Maly of Alza on taking on the UK market

Alzashop.com’s vice-chairman, Tomáš Havryluk, and head of international marketing, Jiri Maly, discuss taking on retail’s biggest beast. Paul Skeldon listens in The lure of pan-national cross-channel retail has not been lost of many retailers. The success of brands such as Amazon and Argos – as well as IREU500 Elite retailers (more…)

Sports Direct sets out details of multichannel strategy as it aims to become ‘the Selfridges’ of sports retail

Sports Direct this week set out details of its multichannel strategy against the backdrop of its stated ambition to become “the Selfridges” of sports retail. The trader, a Top50 retailer in IRUK Top500 research, said a new focus on sports retail, which accounts for more than 67% of group turnover, (more…)