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Celebrating 25 years of Retail Education and Research at Loughborough University

Author: Andy Stringer, 03 October 2017

FSP’s Andy Stringer and Kate Bickerton enjoyed a thought-provoking day at Loughborough University last week, which was celebrating 25 years of its Retail Management Course.

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FSP View – Insta-Retail, Instagram Announces ‘Shoppable’ Feature

Author: Natasha Hewitt, 19 May 2017

Instagram’s Shoppable feature gives retailers a new, dynamic, way of engaging with their customers. FSP’s Tish Hewitt explores this development and how retailers can pick up this new challenge to make technology work for them.

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FSP View – Tomorrow is just a click away

Author: Bekki Bedford, 26 April 2017

With click and collect leaving some consumers cold and half of all online shopping done through a mobile device, retailers and the centres they occupy face an uphill battle to keep the physical interaction with their customers relevant.

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Online success depends on so much more than a transactional website

Author: Melanie Marriott, 15 August 2016

The growth of online shopping is well documented, in June 2016 online spending amounted to £944.3m an increase of 14.1% vs 2015*.

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The ever-increasing use of our mobiles

Author: Bekki Bedford, 01 August 2016

Online shopping has been a well-reported and growing trend over the past few years, revolutionising the way in which people shop. Mobile shopping has been central to this growth and is now growing...

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Retail Getting Personal

Author: Bekki Bedford, 31 May 2016

With recent news articles pinning personalisation and customisation as the next big retail trend, FSP can see that this has been emerging across the industry for some time.

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Reaching a Wider Audience – The Power of Social Media

Author: Bekki Bedford, 13 May 2016

Social media is defined as websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.

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FSP View: A bag is not just for Christmas

Author: Heidi Roberts, 17 December 2015

Anything which affects the way we shop, impacts on retailers and, in turn, has a knock-on effect in Shopping Centres, Retail Parks and the High Street. Leaving aside the impact of the pre-Christmas sale bonanzas, the most significant impact on retail

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Very merry online shopping

Author: Bekki Bedford, 16 December 2015

As with storms which wreak more havoc now they’re named, it seems that naming shopping days in the lead-up to Christmas causes a similar frenzy. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Manic Monday are all playing their part in breaking records and highlighti

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The changing face of online shopping

Author: Jo Hewson, 18 August 2015

Online shopping continues to grow at rate of 15% a year in the UK and is set to break the £50bn barrier this year. With this continuing growth came the rise of click & collect – a free service that often generates an extra income source for many r

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